This is a great way to get in the spirit of the fall harvest season, to bring friends and family together in a fun community environment, and support your local farmers
Concord, CA (PRWEB) November 01, 2011
Concord’s The Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association (PCFMA), a not-for-profit organization supporting farmers’ markets in the San Francisco Bay Area, announces there were several harvest festivals during the month of October in time for the fall harvest and in celebration of the abundance of California harvest.
Every Wednesday from 4 to 8 pm throughout the season, Castro Farmers' Market on Noe Street at Market Street showcased its harvests of fresh fruits and vegetables. On October 19, fall produce was offered as a prize to anyone who was able to guess the weight of a giant pumpkin placed on display. On October 26, free pumpkins were given away and a booth decorating contest was held.
Divisadero Farmers’ Market on Grove Street at Divisadero opens on Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm. A pumpkin decorating contest was held on October 30. People dressed in costume received prizes and free pumpkins will be given away.
Other similar activities will happen at the Inner Sunset Farmers’ Market the Upper Haight Farmers’ Market.
“This is a great way to get in the spirit of the fall harvest season, to bring friends and family together in a fun community environment, and support your local farmers,” says Nate Jordan, Regional Manager of PCFMA.
For more information on Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association, call (800) 949-3276 or visit them online at http://www.pcfma-bayarea.com. Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association is located at 5060 Commercial Cir. Suite A, Concord, CA 94520.
About Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association
The Pacific Coast Farmers' Market Association is a not-for-profit organization that develops, operates and supports Certified Farmers' Markets in the San Francisco Bay Area. Their mission is to establish and operate community-supported certified farmers' markets and other direct marketing outlets that provide viable economic opportunities for California farmers and food producers, local access to farm fresh products, support for local businesses and community organizations and education concerning food, nutrition and the sustainability of California agriculture.