Partners

Market Match is offered at farmers’ markets and other direct marketing outlets statewide through a robust network of partner organizations called the California Market Match Consortium (CMMC). In 2022, this group includes over 58 farmers’ market operators and community-based organizations, in 39 counties across the state.

The Ecology Center coordinates this unique, collaborative program. If you are interested in becoming a partner and offering Market Match at your market, visit our New Partner Application page. The deadline for submission has closed but there is information available for future reference.

Learn more about this diverse group of committed Market Match partners.

Acta Non Verba engages and strengthens young people’s understanding of nutrition, food production, and healthy living as well as strengthens their ties to the community. Through their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) program, they are creating a more equitable food system while directing 100% of proceeds to youth educational savings accounts.

Agricultural Institute of Marin promotes a viable food system, educates the public about the benefits of buying fresh and locally grown food, and brings farmers and communities together.

Agriculture and Land-Based Training Association works with small specialty crop farmers and farmers’ markets in Monterey, San Benito, and Santa Cruz counties to advance the economic viability and social equity of the project.

Alchemist Community Development Corporation is dedicated to nurturing and strengthening the ability of Sacramento residents to shape the future of their neighborhoods and benefit equitably from development.

CalaverasGROWN is a countywide marketing and education organization assisting local agricultural producers market their products. Their goal is to bring communities together for the support and growth of agriculture, agri-tourism, and preservation of open space in Calaveras County.

California State University, Chico Center for Healthy Communities values and helps create healthy and livable communities. They bring fresh locally grown food and handmade artisan products to Northern California communities at markets in Butte, Tehama, and Shasta counties.

Cambria Farmers Market is sponsored by the Cambria Lions Club with proceeds benefiting local youth programs and scholarships.

City of Redlands operates two markets that provide local farmers the opportunity to sell their crops directly to the consumer. They offer Market Match at the Saturday Morning Farmers’ Market and the Thursday Market Night Farmers’ Market.

City of Rialto offers healthy programs and services to the residents of Rialto. Their programs are designed to enrich and empower the lives of the people in their community. The City of Rialto is dedicated to providing innovative and proactive solutions to everyone that has the desire to get fit, stay healthy and pursue happiness.

Coastside Farmers’ Markets serve the Coastside community from Pacifica to Pescadero, and offer a resilient forum for direct relationships to develop and endure between the people of the community and those who produce our food.

Colusa Certified Farmers Market is open seasonally from June-September and coincides with the City of Colusa’s Concert in the Park series.

Country Farm and Craft Market in downtown Paso Robles strives to serve their community and farmers. The market is rooted in the local community and their strong relationship with the local Department of Social Services helps bring in CalFresh and WIC customers.

Downtown Anaheim Certified Farmers Market is located at Lemon Street and Center Street Promenade in newly revitalized Downtown Anaheim. This certified farmers’ market based in the heart of Anaheim is a great way for neighbors to connect and shop local.

Downtown Divas is a grassroots, nonprofit organization of women who share a vision about downtown Crescent City. Downtown Divas is committed to building a positive force by promoting Crescent City as a vibrant destination for residents and visitors to gather, shop, work, and enjoy.

Downtown San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market hosts 5 blocks of produce, fresh meals and entertainment. They serve as a key access point for the community and student population who participate in food access programs.

Ecology Center Farmers’ Markets has run the Berkeley farmers’ markets since 1987. The Ecology Center is a nonprofit organization that focuses on improving the health and the environmental impacts of urban residents. The Ecology Center’s mission is to inspire and build a sustainable, healthy, and just future for the East Bay, California, and beyond.

El Dorado County Farm Trails fosters and promotes the preservation of small farms, preserves the rural atmosphere of the county, and promotes public awareness of local fruits, vegetables, and other products.

Everyone’s Harvest provides access to healthy, affordable fruits and vegetables through certified farmers’ markets and community food programs in Monterey County.

Foodshed is a farmer-owned and operated distribution hub dedicated to cultivating a more resilient and equitable local food system. They are committed to regenerative farming practices and partner with resident leaders and community partners to ensure their produce nourishes those who need it most.

Foodwise is dedicated to cultivating a healthy food system through the operation of the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and its educational programs. They work to educate urban consumers about sustainable agriculture and to create links between urban dwellers and local farmers.

Fresh Approach encourages healthier children, families and communities through community education, innovative programming, and novel partnerships that promote a stronger local food system and better-informed choices about food and nutrition. They partner with PCFMA to offer Market Match in counties throughout the Bay Area.

Fresno Economic Opportunities Commission works with farmers’ markets in Fresno County, focusing all available resources to empower low-income families and individuals working toward food security and self-sufficiency.

F Street Farmers Market is Bakersfield’s longest running Certified Farmers’ Market featuring a wide variety of farm-fresh products.

Happy Camp Community Action works to promote the health and stability of the community by engaging in activities that benefit children, families, and the economy of Happy Camp, a small town in Siskiyou County.

Heart of the City Farmers’ Market is San Francisco’s only independent, farmer operated, nonprofit farmers market. Located at the United Nations Plaza on Wednesdays and Sundays, it was created in 1981 to support and sustain California’s small-scale growers, help make produce accessible for San Francisco’s low-income Tenderloin neighborhood, and lead nutrition education outreach to create a healthy Heart of the City. It has the largest farmers market EBT program in California with over $250,000 in annual EBT sales.

Helendale Community Services District provides several crucial services to their community, including running the weekly farmers’ market. The market supports a wide variety of local vendors and increases healthy food access for residents.

Hunger Action Los Angeles works with farmers’ markets that serve Los Angeles County to end hunger and promote healthy eating through community education, outreach, networking and empowering low-income people to speak on issues that affect their lives directly.

Jefferson Economic Development Institute operates the Mt. Shasta Farmers’ Market, an ag-centric certified farmers’ market featuring fresh produce, meats, flowers, herbs, high altitude heirloom plant starts, mushrooms, honey, and eggs grown in the Siskiyou region and offered directly from the growers.

Laytonville Farmers’ Market operates year-round in Mendocino County.

Local Hope empowers families and communities to be healthy, educated, and self-reliant.

Madera Community Hospital Foundation sponsors the Community Farmers’ Market in partnership with the Madera County Public Health in response to the Community Health Improvement Plan. Neighborhood Farmers’ Market is held in a beautiful parklike setting on the Hospital’s campus.

Model Neighborhood Program is a non-profit neighborhood improvement organization dedicated to vitalizing the community by providing direct support through its Certified Farmers’ Markets and nutrition programs, along with supportive resources to the area’s neighborhood groups and residents. MNP offers Market Match at the La Cienega Farmers’ Market and the Kaiser West LA Farmers’ Market in Los Angeles.

Modesto Certified Farmers’ Market is focused on bringing the farmer and the consumer together, cutting out the middleman and allowing for the freshest possible goods to go from farm to table.

Modoc Harvest is a 501c3 nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening Modoc Communities through local food access and education.

Napa Farmers’ Market Association connects their community to the best local produce, specialty food and artisan crafts on Saturdays year-round and Tuesdays April through October. The Napa Farmers Market is on a mission to create a safe, healthy and welcoming environment as they increase access to fresh, local food for all of their neighbors.

North Coast Growers Association represents agricultural interests in Humboldt County through community partnerships that promote local and healthy foods, programs that increase access to local food, participation in local and statewide policy-making, and coordination of daily operations for the organization and five Certified Farmers’ Markets.

North Coast Opportunities contributes to the welfare of their northern California community by building and supporting programs that benefit families and individuals. They are partnering with the Ukiah farmers’ market in Mendocino County to operate Market Match.

North County Farmers Market Association operates four certified farmers’ markets in northern San Luis Obispo County.

Orange Home Grown is a non-profit organization that runs and manages the Saturday Farmers and Artisans Market in the heart of Old Towne Orange. The farmers’ market features farmers & food artisans offering locally grown fruits and vegetables, sustainably sourced eggs, meat, seafood, cheese, baked goods, and other artisan products.

Pacific Beach Certified Farmers Market is Pacific Beach, San Diego’s go-to market for fresh food, art, and air!

Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association operates community-supported certified farmers’ markets in Santa Clara, Contra Costa, Solano, and Alameda counties that provide viable economic opportunities for California farmers, local access to farm fresh products, and education concerning food, nutrition and sustainability of California agriculture.

Palm Springs Cultural Center operates three farmers’ markets from October to May in Palm Springs and La Quinta.

People’s Mountain Market operates in the small rural community of Garden Valley. Their market allows local farmers, producers, and artisans to offer direct access to fresh agricultural and related products to consumers, generating pride and a celebration of rural living. The market takes place seasonally every Saturday morning from nine until noon at Garden Valley Park in Garden Valley.

Petaluma Bounty is a community-based nonprofit that is helping folks to grow their own healthy food, redistributes surplus food, and provides affordable fresh food to low-income families and seniors.

Phelan Certified Farmers’ Market operates year round in Phelan, California.

Riverside Food Systems Alliance is a public-private partnership with members from the community, government, and businesses. The collaborative includes farmers, community gardeners, restaurateurs, food co-ops, health and hunger organizations, Riverside’s Economic Development Department, health and ag agencies, individuals, and more.

Route One Farmers’ Market was established to break down food access barriers faced by their community. They have strong partnerships with local health and social service agencies that help them connect with their CalFresh-receiving neighbors and make the use of their benefits as simple and stigma-free as possible.

Rural Human Services operates the Crescent City Farmers’ Market on Saturdays at the Del Norte County Fairgrounds. The market celebrates the summer harvest of fruits and vegetables at their freshest, as well as plants, eggs, baked goods, and products handcrafted by local artisans.

San Diego County Farm Bureau is the leading advocate for the farm community and works with elected officials, government agencies, educators, the public, and the media.

San Joaquin Certified Farmers’ Markets help provide their community with farm fresh fruits and vegetables and support an outlet for local artisans and food vendors. They are constantly looking for ways to improve their farmers’ markets and continue growing to their fullest potential. They run three farmers’ markets in San Joaquin County.

San Luis Obispo Farmers’ Market Association is a mutual benefit, not-for-profit corporation that provides several markets for family owned and operated farms and offers fresh quality products directly to consumers.

Santa Barbara Certified Farmers’ Markets is a non-profit mutual benefit corporation that was founded in 1983 to provide California farmers with direct access at landmark locations to market their agricultural products directly to the local community.

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles operates and establishes certified farmers markets in the Los Angeles area, and promotes self-sustaining community and economic development activities, including sustainable food systems.

Upland Farmers Market stands for local produce producers as a vital part of being an effective resource for community building.

Urban Village Farmers’ Market Association was formed 1997 to provide the best possible opportunity for farmers, food vendors, and community members to preserve, enhance, and enjoy regional fresh quality foods. Urban Village offers Market Match at six of their farmers’ markets in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Ventura County Certified Farmers’ Market is a not-for-profit farmers’ cooperative and operates five weekly farmers’ markets in Ventura, Thousand Oaks, Santa Clarita, and Pleasant Valley/Camarillo.

Visalia Certified Farmers’ Market supports the local food system by providing the public with a wide selection of locally grown produce and handmade products seasonally available at three farmers’ markets in Tulare County.

Westchester Farmers’ Market builds health, wellness, and community over good food and healthy choices.