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Heart of the City Farmers’ Market

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Address: Cnr of Market St and 7th, United Nations Plaza, San Francisco, CA
Phone Number: 415 558 9455
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7:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Sun 7:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wed 7:00 am - 5:30 pm
Fri 7:00 am - 3:00 pm
Description: This market is held on Sundays and Wednesdays.

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Good and Plenty

The live, organic produce is simply outstanding and tasty. Check out Francesca's Fresh Produce where you'll find the best organic, unpasteurized, natural almonds. They are... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 12, 2014
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Santa Clarita, California
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132 reviews 132 reviews
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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We love going to Farmer's Markets... so we had to stop here during our walk of the city. Pretty good, but didn't get too much as we couldn't keep it cool to take home. If you are staying for a while in town it's a good place to get some goodies!

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Fort Worth, TX
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139 helpful votes 139 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

All kinds of produce, ready-made foods, fun things from which to choose! Set with a backdrop of the Embarcadero, Bay, it's a great Saturday morning excursion!

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New York City, New York
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119 reviews 119 reviews
39 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The live, organic produce is simply outstanding and tasty. Check out Francesca's Fresh Produce where you'll find the best organic, unpasteurized, natural almonds. They are extraordinary delicious! Overall, the farmers market offers the "good stuff" from earth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Well represented by local farmers and local vendors. Out standing products. A must visit if in San Francisco on any Saturday.

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Houston, Texas, United States
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

I accidentally stumbled upon this Farmers Market this past weekend and I am so glad I did. There were SO many different vendors. All the delicious fruits and vegetables were reasonably priced and the samples were amazing.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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65 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

...it has the best prices, the greatest variety of produce, and the most vendors. Much better and fresher produce than in supermarkets. Yes, it is in the infamous "Tenderloin" district, but so are many SF wonderful places (Asian Art Museum, main library, concert halls...) and visitors just need to use common sense as in any big city. The market is... More 

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San Ramon, California
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

San Francisco's Farmers market has the freshest fruits and vegetables. Great place to spend a Saturday and eat lunch. We had the most delicious chicken sandwiches, roasted corn salad, and roasted potatoes. Then spent a couple of hours walking along the pier.

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110 reviews 110 reviews
32 attraction reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

We walked through here on Wednesday morning and what a treat! Indescribable amount of high quality produce and locally made products. We had a fabulous time just walking through and trying the samples that everyone handed out. We didn't find many samples at the Ferry Building market. Fruit just picked, candy just made, even kim chee just pickled! Amazing. Great... More 

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Portland, Maine
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424 reviews 424 reviews
278 attraction reviews
360 helpful votes 360 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2013

Visitors to this amazing outdoor market at the United Nations Plaza and the Civic Center BART station find a cornucopia of fresh crops. All of it is grown locally although how far away a farm can be and yet still count as local is a puzzle. Among the bounty in the vendors’ stalls and bins are herbs, figs, dates, nuts,... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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88 reviews 88 reviews
24 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

I was completely amazed by the variety and quality of the offerings here. It's not in the best area, (the Tenderloin) so most won't come anywhere near it, but definitely a can't miss if you do! I wish our farmer's markets were even half of what this one was. Definitely try to go if you can, it's worth it.

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