A short drive from San Francisco, Stockton offers the opportunity to explore the bounty of San Joaquin County farms, enjoy affordable family friendly outings, and so much more.
At a Glance:
Farms and Markets
Situated along the California Delta, Stockton boasts some of the richest soil in the state. San Joaquin County farms and markets are ready to welcome you with the best in local fruits, vegetables, nuts, oils, honey, and more. Two of our favorites are:
- Golden Villa Farmers’ Market - Open year-round every Saturday from 5 am-11 am. One of the oldest farmers’ markets in the state, you will find things here you can’t get many other places.
TIP: Get there early to find the best of your favorite items before they sell out!
- The Fruit Bowl - Open April through Christmas. In addition to apricots, cherries, and other delicious fruits, The Fruit Bowl has over 60 varieties of peaches! The market also has Italian foods, nuts, local honey, olive oils, and Lodi varietal wines.
TIP: Don’t leave without heading into the Bake Shop to taste one of the delicious scratch-made fruit pies!
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