Every Sunday Rain or Shine!
from 8:30 a.m. till 12 noon!
between Sixth and Seventh Streets,
Enter from Jackson St, or 7th Street, or 6th St Parking lot.
Meters and Public Parking FREE on SUNDAYS & HOLIDAYS in Japantown!
OPEN on Festival Days till
Since Certified Farmers Markets vendors
are local farmers,
they will not have everything you see at a grocery store who stock many
items that are grown in climates other than our own.
But we have:
Did you know that sweet potatoes do not rot (in usual conditions)?
You can buy them and keep them at home with no problem
Greens are good as wells as carrots, kale, chard potatoes, ginger, great daikon
(white radish), broccoli, beans, won bok, bok choy, squashes, lettuce, red radishes
Flowers, eggs and brussel sprouts
Beckmann's has the breads you want plus dinner rolls, foccacia, cookies
& pies, pies pies!
Lujan Farms, J&J Farms,
Yerena Farms (organic but only in strawberry
Contreras Nursery (flowers, eggs and brussel sprouts on the stem)
Pa Vang and Chia Her, Tu Universo Organico (organic)
Ed's Honey Company will be at the market the first Sunday of the month
Santa Clara County
Swarms collected and nests removed
We love them, but even Ed knows that it's important to have a biologist
(Vector Control) look at a hive to determine whether it's an African
killer bee hive or a European bee hive.
Don't aggravate the bees. Use the telephone and call for help.
An independent Certified Farmers Market run by
the Japantown Business Association and volunteers by all the local,
state and federal farmers market and environmental laws.
Bring your old inkjet cartridges to the Farmers Market to recycle
Red jute bag with polypro handles,
Japantown 125th Anniversary Limited Edition-$10 at the market
Ample room and strong enough for your shopping needs.
(sorry about the bad photo but the bag itself is kind of nice! Two outside
- $3 - nylon market bag with it's own attached tote (blue) is also
available at the coffee cart!
Light and convenient!
Japantown Commemorative Banner
Also Available at Nikkei Traditions , Japanese American Museum of San
Jose & Nichi Bei Bussan
See us at the market or call the JBA office
Thank you to Ken, Steve, Marilyn, Sybil, Amy, Mary Jo, Yuji and
Peggy and Bill Furukawa opened the market every
-well - almost every Sunday since it began in 1992. They retired in 2007.
Since then, Steve Sakai does the early morning opening!
California Certified Farmers' Markets program began with California Dept of
Food and Agriculture in 1977
There is a rich story behind Japantown.
Click on 'History' to read more.
Santa Clara County Environmental Health rules
require pets to be
least 20 feet from unpackaged foods.
We ask that you respect these regulations.
Just ask the volunteers at the JBA
to hold onto your pet for you as you shop.
We'll be happy to help!
For a recipe - try
www.foodtv.com or talk to one of our
restaurant chefs or the market vendors!
The San Jose Mercury News ($2.00),
Coffee, Tea, Cocoa $1.25
water and soda at the JBA Coffee Cart is $1.00
rules, regulations and applications follow.
All vendors must carry their own insurance to qualify.
Vendor Application (crafts, artwork, baked goods,
For complete rules and regulations, please
email or call the JBA
office 408.298.4303 and a complete packet will be mailed to you.
Japantown Business Association
565 North 6th Street, Suite G
San Jose, CA 95112
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