What's A California Certified Farmers’ Market?

California Certified Farmers’ Markets are the “Real Thing”, places where the farmers sell their crops directly to the public. Before a farmer can sell at a “Certified” Farmers’ Market, the government checks to make sure that the farmer grows the produce the farmer is selling. Elimination of packing, shipping and wholesale costs means both the farmer and consumer can save money. Safe, nutritious, vine and tree-ripened fruit and vegetables that are California-Grown and Certified by the State of California.