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Marin County Farmers' Market--San Rafael

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Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA 94901
+1 415-457-2266
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Large, Convenient, Friendly and Fun.

We are big fans of farmers markets and try to visit them wherever we may travel. This one has an... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
IN_Travelers47906
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West Lafayette, Indiana
Stay at a B&B that have kitchen access

Definitely worth a trip when in Marin County vicinity. We took a local bus from downtown San... read more

Reviewed March 18, 2018
Suet L
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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“fresh produce” (17 reviews)
“fruit” (22 reviews)
“bread” (20 reviews)
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Marin Civic Center, San Rafael, CA 94901
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+1 415-457-2266
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"fruit"
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"baked goods"
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"strawberries"
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"civic center"
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"eggs"
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"food vendors"
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"sunday morning"
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"prepared food"
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"marin county"
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"live music"
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"in addition"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We are big fans of farmers markets and try to visit them wherever we may travel. This one has an excellent selection with broad range of produce. Very friendly with several vendors offering samples. We bought mini-pies (blueberry and mixed-berry) from a lady from Ghana...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

Definitely worth a trip when in Marin County vicinity. We took a local bus from downtown San Rafael, which served as our base for hiking Point Reyes. As far we can tell, every purveyor except for raw seafood and vegetables offered samples. Take them up...More

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Reviewed March 3, 2018 via mobile

I love this farmers market especially during summer months it is very big with lots of fresh and organic produce It is pricey but the fruit and vegetable are so fresh and delicious I think it worth it

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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

I usually go to the Thursday market. It’s less crowded than Sunday so you have more opportunities to talk to the vendors about their products. I love that the Marin Farmers Market has a good mix of produce, other products and prepared food. It is...More

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Reviewed January 11, 2018

Whenever I have an opportunity to be in California and it is Farmer’s Market day at the Civic Center, I go. It is colorful, friendly, packed with vendors and beautiful produce and flowers. There is probably no other reason to go to this part of...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2017

Stayed at the Embassy Suites down the street over the weekend. It's about a 10-15 min walk over to the Civic Center area where the Sunday Farmer's market takes place. It's a big market! Lots of fresh produce, food vendors (try all the yummy samples),...More

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

Farmer's market meets every Thurs and Sunday morning. Sunday has more vendors and is larger but both days are always packed. You can taste the fresh fruit, which means you can always find the best peaches, apples, strawberries etc to match YOU tastebuds. Lot of...More

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Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

If you evaluate Farmer's markets based on size and depth of products and services, this one has to be close or at the top. Very large on Sundays with lots of parking available. Not much to guess about as they seem to have everything you...More

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Reviewed September 8, 2017

Most people go to the Marin Farmer's Market on Sunday. That's the BIG market. However, the "chef's market" is on Thursday. It's quite amazing - a lot smaller, but you'll be rubbing elbows with chefs who come from San Francisco because this is THE best...More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

I've been going to the Sunday Marin County Farmers' market for the past 20 years. THere's an amazing variety of local producers--farmers, growers, bakers, fishermen, local food artisans and craftspeople. There has to be close to 100 in all. There's a really nice vibe to...More

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MANDY2141
May 14, 2016|
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Response from Lisa H | Reviewed this property |
yes.but thurs has moved to the parking lot at northgate mall
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Diane E
November 16, 2015|
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Response from rkhawg | Reviewed this property |
I believe it's 8am - 1pm, Sundays & Thursdays‎. But they could have changed that since my visit. Hope this helps.
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bob h
July 3, 2015|
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Response from rkhawg | Reviewed this property |
I've just now received this question. I'm sure by now you've figured out the answer to your question. At least I would HOPE you did. Sorry about the timeliness - it's not of my doing.
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