In honor of National Ag Week (March 23-March 29), I previously wrote (http://www.irvinehousingblog.com/blog/comments/irvines-tanaka-farm-and-our-agriculture-past) about Irvine’s Tanaka Farm. Today, I’ll continue the theme by highlighting Irvine’s farmers markets, which are outdoor markets at which you can buy many fresh fruits and vegetables that are often organic and from local farmers. In addition, other items are frequently available.
• The Orange County Great Park farmers market is operated by the Orange County Farm Bureau and is open on Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm. It is located in the Great Park on Marine Way near Sand Canyon. The contact number is 714-573-0374.While you are there you might also visit the nearby Great Park Farm and Food Lab.
• The Orange County Farm Bureau farmers market at University Center is on the corner of Bridge and Campus (across from UCI). It is open Saturdays from 8 am to noon, rain or shine. This is the largest farmers market in Orange County.
• The Kaiser sponsored farmers market is located at the Irvine Medical Center (6640 Alton Parkway 92618). This small farmers market is held year round in front of the Medical Office Building on Wednesdays at 9 am to 1 pm. This link …read more
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