Ferry Plaza Farmers Market

Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa

The pride and joy of SF foodies, the Ferry Building market showcases more than 100 prime purveyors of California-grown organic produce, pasture-raised meats and gourmet prepared foods at accessible prices. On Saturdays, join top chefs early for prime browsing, and stay for eclectic bayside picnics of Namu Korean tacos, RoliRoti porchetta, Dirty Girl tomatoes, Nicasio cheese samples and Frog Hollow fruit turnovers.

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Nearby Downtown, Civic Center & SoMa attractions

1. Ferry Building

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3. Embarcadero Plaza

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4. Day for Night

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5. Sun Terrace


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6. Tactile Dome

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7. Exploratorium

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