EVERY SATURDAY, YEAR ROUND, 8 AM to 2 PM
More than 140 booths line Date Street from Kettner Blvd to Front Street
offering farm fresh produce, artisan foods, and specialty items.
CERTIFIED FARMERS MARKET Fruits and vegetables, herbs, nuts, cheese, eggs and more from certified California producers including Bellavado avocado oil, Campbell Ranch, Da-Le Ranch, Dramm & Echter, Gilbert Quintos, Heritage Family Farms, Hopkin’s AG Almonds, JR Organics, Kawano Farms, Keys Creek Lavender Farms, Lone Oak Ranch, Maciel & Family, Mello Mushroom, Maciel Family Farm, Mikolich Honey, Morroco Gold Dates, Mountain Meadow Mushroom, Nicolau Farms, Orchidanica, Paradise Valley Ranch, Polito Family Farms, Pudwill Farms, Rancho Mexico Lindo, Rivera Treasure Garden, Sage Mountain Farm, Schaner Farms, Second Chance, Seeds in the City, Smit Orchards, SonRise Ranch, Spur Valley Ranch, Springhill Farms cheese, Suncoast Farms, Swiss Mountain View Egg Farm, Suzie’s Farm, Terra Bella Ranch, Tom King Farms, Vang’s Farm And Weiser Farms FOOD PURVEYORS Fish, bread, sauces, pasta and more from vendors including Assenti Pasta, Baba Foods hummus, Basiltops pesto, Belen Bakery, Berkeley Pizza, Bistro Blends oils, Bitchin’ Sauce, Bread & Cie, Bristol Bay Salmon Co, Café Virtuoso coffee, Carlsbad Aquafarm, Caxao Chocolates, Chuao Chocolatier, Fsh Addicition, Fresh Start Foods soups, Gourmet Delights Oils, Gourmet Tamales, Hani’s Olives, Happy Pantry pickles, Italiannisimo Olive Oil and grains, Jackie’s Jams, Just Spice, Lisko Imports olives, pesto, hummus and desserts, Loic Patisserie, Masala Cottage, Montana’s pastries and savories, Olive Oil Cafe gluten-free pastries, Pacific Beach Peanut Butter, Panache Pantry breadcrumbs, Pangea Tea, Patisserie Soleil, Poppa’s Fresh Fish, Praline Patisserie, Ranchwood Deli, Salt Farm, Salty Sisters candy, Starre’s Sassy Spice, Sustainable Pantry, Taste Cheese, Tea Gallerie, Thyme of Essence, Viva Pops DINING local chefs’ specialties from beverages to desserts including Café Virtuoso, Chop Sooey by Deborah Scott, Fabrison’s Crepes, Gourmet Tamales, Green Fix smoothies, Joes on the Nose, La Creperie, Peace Pies raw food, Ranchwood Deli BBQ, Saranya Thai, Seb’s Panini, Thirsteas, Viva Pops popsicles and more FLOWERS and PLANTS fresh flowers, bedding plants and more from Dramm & Echter, Encinitas Orchids, Hidalgo Flowers, JR Organics, Maldonado Farms, Orchidanica, and Rivera Treasure Garden GIFTS and SPECIALTIES including Artistic Woodcrafts, Back from Tombuctu, Bottlehood, Casa Artelexia, Castaways, Contes Bella Vino, Desire Tablecloths, Edward Jacobucci garlic graters, Fair Trade Decor, Generations Jewelry, Green Planet Revolution, Holistic Science, Irelia, Iron Eyez, Irrobat Books, Isis Adornment, Izi’s Art, Ivan Stewart Electric Bikes, Jessica’s Designs, June’s Accessories, KEF Enterprises clothing, Keys Creek Lavender Farm, Knife Savers sharpeners, Le Petite Bebe, LilyGirl, Locally Grown Clothing, Melero Boutique, Miracle Clay, Recycle Art, Re-Pac Bags, artist Ryder Mackey, Seven Hopes United, The Wheel pottery and Vintage Jewelry PET PLACE Doggie Beer Bones, Handmade Green, Katy Helen Pet Portraits, Natural Pet, Puppy Paws Productions AND MORE.
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Most vendors attend every week; some rotate. Interested in becoming a Mercato vendor? Contact us!