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2017 Weekday Markets Open June 1st


2017 Arcata Plaza Market Opening


2017 SSI Program Announcement




Flora Organica Farm Booth Flowers at Winter Market Jan 2015 (photo by David MacCuish)


Shakefork Community Farm Booth at Winter Market Jan 2015 (photo by the farm)



Shakefork Community Farm Booth at Winter Market Jan 2015 (photo by the farm)


Pictured: Flora Organica's Booth at the main season Arcata Plaza Farmers' Market










Pictured: Willow Creek Farm's Booth. Willow Creek Farms will be at the Arcata Plaza Winter Market


November 2014 Press Release


Previous Press Releases can be downloaded here:  

4/28/14 Farmers’ Market PSA "Weekday Farmers’ Market Season Begins"


"2014 North Coast Growers' Association Farmers' Market Poster"

"Ino Riley from I and I Farms sells lettuce at the McKinleyville Shopping Center Farmers' Market"



For Immediate Release

Contact: Ivy Matheny

(707) 441-9999

March 20, 2014


PSA (short version):

The North Coast Growers’ Association invites the community to attend the main season of the Arcata Plaza Farmers’ Market, starting Saturday, April 5 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. This weekly farmers’ market features farm fresh produce from GMO-free Humboldt County farms and offers live music, hot food and special events all season long. The market offers extra fruit and veggie bucks for customers who use their CalFresh EBT cards.  Farmers’ market customer’s support the local economy and help to strengthen the local food system.  For more information, call (707) 441-9999 or visit

PSA (long version):

The North Coast Growers’ Association invites the community to come out and celebrate our bounty of fresh, Humboldt grown and GMO free produce at the largest and most celebrated farmers’ market in Humboldt County: the Arcata Plaza Farmers’ Market!

Every family needs healthy fruits and vegetables to stay strong and happy. Farmers’ market fresh produce, meat, eggs, grains and beans contain the very highest quality vitamins and minerals available because they come direct from the fields to you.

The North Coast Growers’ Association believes that every family has the right to eat healthy and choose to invest in the local economy. CalFresh EBT cards are welcome at the farmers market and EBT customers receive extra bonus bucks to be spent on fruits and veggies through our Market Match program. Visit the info booth to hear more about Market Match or to get some expert CalFresh application assistance.

Featured in April: salad greens, beets, cabbage, leeks, mushrooms, artichokes, carrots, meat, eggs and honey. This is also a great place to gather starts and seeds for home gardens!

The Arcata Plaza market runs every Saturday through November from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

“This can be your weekly chance to join your community and friends in celebration and support of our hard working farmers. Your visit supports the local economy and helps to strengthen the local food system.  Let your farmers know that you appreciate their dedication to sustainable and GMO free practices!

See you at the farmers’ market!”

(707) 441-9999,

Photos available upon request

The North Coast Growers’ Association is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization

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