Farmers' Markets and Farm Fresh Produce Around Ventura County

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Looking for fresh produce in Ventura County? "Lettuce" help you! There are nearly 20 farmers' markets in and around Ventura County throughout each week, not to mention another dozen or so stores and Community Supported Agriculture programs that sell organic produce.

Times, dates and places subject to change. Let us know of any updates!

FARMERS' MARKETS (In "day of the week" order)

VENTURA: Wednesdays 9 am to 1 pm at Pacific View Mall in front of Red Robin. Call 805.529.6266. vccfarmersmarkets.com/ventura

CAMARILLO: Wednesdays 3-7pm Pleasant Valley Certified Farmers' Market and Crafters' Corner at the Camarillo Community Center parking lot, 1605 E. Burnley Street. vccfarmersmarkets.com/pleasant-valley-camarillo. One fun aspect to this market is that Pleasant Valley Rec & Park District hosts a fun family event, like movies, concerts and games, after the market closes.

OXNARD: Thursdays 9 am to 2 pm at Plaza Park, 5th and C Streets. Call 805.247.0197. www.oxnardfarmersmarket.com

THOUSAND OAKS: Thursdays 1:30 pm to 6 pm at the Oaks Shopping Center east parking lot. Produce, flowers, food and more!vccfarmersmarkets.com/thousand-oaks

VENTURA: Thursdays 3 pm to 7 pm at Ventura Community Park, 901 South Kimball Road Visit theharvestgathering.vpweb.com or www.facebook.com/EastandWestVenturaFarmersMarket for more information. Open rain or shine.

OXNARD: Thursdays 4 pm to 8 pm at The Collection at RiverPark began on June 18th thecollectionrp.com/connect/news/detail/133/farmers-market-thursdays

MOORPARK: Fridays 3 pm to 7 pm at Miller Parkway and Los Angeles Avenue (Village at Moorpark Shopping Center - Petco and Staples parking lot) (805) 290-5670

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SIMI VALLEY: Fridays 11 am to 3:30 pm at Simi Valley Civic Center Plaza, 2757 Tapo Canyon Rd., next to TGI Friday's. www.coastalpacific.info/simi_valley.php or 805.643.6458 (reconfirmed 11/30/14)

VENTURA: Saturdays 8:30 am to noon at corner of Palm and Santa Clara Streets. Call 805.529.6266 or visit vccfarmersmarkets.com/ventura

NEWBURY PARK: Saturdays 9 am to 2 pm at the Newbury Park Library parking lot (Borchard Road and Michael Drivewww.facebook.com/newburyparkfarmersmarket

CAMARILLO: Saturdays 8 am to noon 2220 Ventura Boulevard in the County of Ventura Senior Nutrition Center parking lot. Proceeds benefit Camarillo Hospice. Call 805.386.3584.

CALABASAS: Saturdays 8 am to 1 pm in Old Town Calabasas on Calabasas Road west of El Canon Avenue (across from Sagebrush Cantina). Call 818.591.8161.

WESTLAKE VILLAGE: Sundays 10 am to 2 pm at 2797 Agoura Road (Village Glen). Call 818.591.8286. www.ccfm.com/site/locations.php

OJAI: Sundays 9 am to 1 pm at 300 E. Matilija Street year-round, rain or shine. Produce, flowers and gourmet food. Call 805.698.5555.

OXNARD/CHANNEL ISLANDS HARBOR: Sundays 10 am to 2 pm at 2805 South Harbor Boulevard year-round. Call 805.643.6458.

MALIBU:Sundays 10 am to 3 pm at Malibu Civic Center, 23519 Civic Center Way. www.malibufarmersmarket.net

LOCAL STORES WITH FRESH PRODUCE:

Underwood Family Farms Market at 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark has farm fresh produce, pickled items, honey, nuts, juices, dried beans, farm fresh eggs and fresh cut flowers. Moorpark location is usually closed from late December through February. Open 9am to 6pm March to November and weekends in December (5pm after DST). Call 805.529.3690.

Underwood Family Farms Market at 5696 E. Los Angeles Avenue in Somis is open every day year-round 9am to 6pm (5pm after DST) with the exception of some holidays. Call 805.386.4660.

Underwood Family Farms Market in Moorpark

Underwood Family Farms Market in Moorpark

McGrath Family Farm at 505 North Wood Road, Camarillo is open March through December 9am to pm and offers organic fruits, flowers and vegetables.  Freeway convenient off the Central Avenue offramp of the 101. Call 805.983.0333.

Lassen's Natural Foods, with locations in Thousand Oaks, Oxnard, Camarillo, Ventura and Simi Valley, has offered fresh produce since 1971.

Sprouts Farmers Market (600 W. Hillcrest Drive, Thousand Oaks) is at the corner of Lynn/Hillcrest adjacent to the Oaks Mall. This grocery store sells local farm fresh produce as well as a full range of other natural grocery items as well as a deli, baked goods, etc. Hours 7am to 10pm. Call 805.716.4373.

Another Sprouts Farmers Market is located at 1012 S. Westlake Boulevard, Westlake Village (at Agoura Road). 805.917.4200

Whole Foods Market (740 N. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks) sells natural foods, organic fresh produce, full grocery, prepared foods, etc. Call 805.777.4730. Open 8am to 10pm 7 days a week.

Whole Foods Market opened at The Collection at Riverpark in Oxnard on June 19, 2013. Located at 650 Town Center Drive. Hours 8am to 10pm 7 days/week. 805.751.4300

Green Acres Farm Market (2918 Los Angeles Avenue, Simi Valley) opened in 1968 and offers farm fresh produce, meat, fine wines and gourmet groceries. Call 805.526.1312.

A & F Country Market is at 4550 Olivas Park Drive in Ventura. From Thousand Oaks, take Victoria offramp from 101 south to Olivas Park and make a right. Store is on your left. Nice stop on your way to/from the Olivas Adobe and Ventura Harbor Village. 805.644.5470.

Pierce College Farm Center in Woodland Hills is open 10 am to 6 pm 7 days a week www.piercefarmcenter.com

The Berry Best stand at 3030 Dodge Road (at Pleasant Valley Road, just east of Rice Avenue) is strawberry, fruit and vegetable stand. Call 805.271.4490.

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CSA (COMMUNITY SUPPORTED AGRICULTURE) AND LOCAL DELIVERY PROGRAMS

Join the Farm! CSA delivers farm-fresh organic produce to your home. located at 4710 E. Hueneme Road, Oxnard. Call 805.246.1070.

Farmer and the Cook (339 W. El Roblar, Ojai) has a CSA with weekly organic produce pickups. Call 805.640.9608.

Rio Gozo Farm (1651 S. Rice Road, Ojai) has a CSA with weekly organic produce pickups. Call 805.272.8170.

Local Harvest Delivery is based in Santa Barbara and delivers harvest boxes to homes as far as Ventura and Ojai.

Deardorff Family Farms in Oxnard's CSA is called "Fresh Picks by Deardorff Organics."  Call 805.487.7801 x122 or visit www.deardorfffamilyfarms.com/fp

Hello Harvest local delivery service has been serving Ventura County since 2010. Visit their site or call 805.551.3454 for more information.

Abundant Harvest Organics offers local delivery service and several produce pickup sites in the Conejo Valley and Ventura county. Visit www.abundantharvestorganics.com.

The Green Oasis Farm in Fillmore offers pick your own produce. www.the-green-oasis.com

The Camarillo Health Care District has partnered with Food Share to distribute a variety of free produce items on the 2nd Thursday of each month from 11am to 1pm. Supplies are limited.

Farmers' Market Websites:

Farm Bureau of Ventura County: www.farmbureauvc.com/consumers.html

California-Grown Certified Farmers Markets: www.cafarmersmarkets.com

Ventura County Certified Farmers Markets: www.vccfarmersmarkets.com

Coastal Pacific Farmers Markets: coastalpacificfm.com

Retired Farmers' Markets:

NEWBURY PARK: Fridays 2pm to 7pm (The Village at Dos Vientos Ranch, 350 Via Las Brisas, Thousand Oaks. www.facebook.com/goldenstatecertifiedfmAnnounced on 12/9/13 that this market is closed.

SIMI VALLEY: The Simi Valley Town Center Market was discontinued effective 11/26/14 after running for a year and a half.

AGOURA HILLS: Sundays 9 am to 2 pm at 5835 Kanan Road (Agoura's Famous Deli parking lot) closed 6/28/15

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