Did you know? Studies have shown microgreens to be six to 40 times denser in nutritional value than mature vegetables! They’re available live or harvested – at Etum Organics.
10535 E. Stockton Blvd., Ste. D, Elk Grove, CA 95624
Hours: Sunday-Thursday | 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
Based in Elk Grove, Etum Organics is a certified organic health food store with an accompanying indoor vertical farm. Since their organic farm is on-site, Etum has the ability to harvest produce as requested – resulting in fresher produce and less food waste. The farm grows a wide array of vegetables (kale, broccoli, mustard, beets, etc.) consistently, all year-round. In the retail store, you’ll find loose-leaf teas (like jasmine green tea, chai, mushroom tea), brewed teas (hot and cold), and sprouting seeds. Their produce/products can also be found at the Midtown Sacramento Farmers' Market – every Saturday.
Laguna Certified Farmers' Market
Laguna Gateway Shopping Center
8245 Laguna Blvd., Elk Grove, CA 95758
Date: Every Saturday
Time: 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Every Saturday morning in front of Sprouts, the local farmers gather to sell produce directly to the public. Meet the farmers and get to know where and who grew the food that you eat. A variety of in-season California-grown fruits and vegetables, nuts, olive oil, meat, eggs, baked goods, honey, flowers and other farm products can be found. You will often see 30+ farmers in the summer. Even though the selection is smaller in the winter, you can always find locally grown, fresh produce. Occasionally, you will even hear live music!
The Avenue at District56
8230 Civic Center Dr., Elk Grove, CA 95757
Date: Every Thursday
Time: 4 p.m.-7 p.m.
Ready to celebrate what’s good in your hood? Look no farther than NeighborGood Market Elk Grove, an open-air farmers' market that’s all about bridging the gap between agriculture and culture. Featuring local farmers, artisans, and vendors, the NeighborGood Market is a perfect way to get to know your community while supporting the small businesses that make it so unique. Bring the family (and the dogs!) and groove to live music, shop for one-of-a-kind gifts, pick up fresh ingredients for the weekend's cooking, and let your local food trucks take care of tonight's dinner for you — it's all good at the NeighborGood Market!
Old Town Plaza Sunday Farmers’ Market
Hours: Operates seasonally, May–November | Sundays 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
9615 Railroad St., Elk Grove CA 95624
Celebrate the return of the Old Town Farmers Market! Beginning May 1, dozens of vendors will once again fill the Plaza at 9615 Railroad St., offering their bounty of locally grown produce, baked goods, fresh proteins, gourmet prepared foods, handmade specialty goods, flowers, and more. Operated by the Living Smart Foundation, this weekly Sunday market also features live music, family entertainment, special events, and quarterly onsite chef demonstrations. A portion of all sales helps support the Living Smart Farmers' Markets, a nonprofit that specializes in the education of youth and families in health, business, financial management, and life skills. For more details, visit ILoveMyFarmersMarket.com.