Farmers’ Markets – A Fresh Idea

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Can you feel it? There’s an eagerness amongst locals to get outside and greet summer! It’s the season for heirloom tomatoes, juicy peaches, and spending time outdoors. At Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty, we understand community is more than buying and selling houses. It’s about bringing people together. That’s why we present our annual Farmers’ Market guide; to encourage you to get out into your community. We hope you enjoy exploring new Farmers’ Markets, savoring locally sourced foods, and squeezing every drop out of summer. 



Farmers’ Markets are the figurative “breadbasket” of our communities. It’s where friends and neighbors meet, and committed gastronauts seek out the perfect ingredients. Farmers, ranchers, artisans, and bakers are at the heart of every market, offering the finest seasonal products. 

Whether you’re a lifelong resident or relocating to Lake Tahoe/Reno, our local Farmers’ Markets are a simple way to get face-to-face with where your food comes from. Here, there’s always a healthy vibe. The air is bursting with the sweetness of earth-ripened produce, delectable pastries, eggs, dairy, and meats. Skilled artisans exhibit unique craft items that make perfect gifts or newfound treasures. It’s where folks embrace fresh juice stains on their clothing while others swing to the rhythm of a local band. Not just for purchasing produce: at specific locations, be prepared to throw a blanket on the grass, order up some food truck delights, and relax into a summer evening.


Farm boxes, also called Community Supported Agriculture (CSAs), are an excellent way to benefit local farmers. Your subscription or “share” in the harvest ensures your kitchen is well stocked with peak-season, nutrient-dense food. But most importantly, when you subscribe to a CSA, you help guarantee ethical farming practices and sustained income for farm partners. In fact, according to Farmers’ Market Coalition, “Growers selling locally create 13 full-time jobs per $1 million in revenue earned.” Farmers’ markets deliver value for consumers, local economies, and our environment. Sign-up for your CSA online or at your local farmers market.



  • Sunscreen and hat
  • Basket or reusable bags
  • Comfortable shoes and clothing
  • Your curiosity and appetite
  • Small-denomination cash
  • Keep Fido on a leash



Are you interested in digging deeper? Check out additional resources for you to learn, grow (literally), and reap the rewards of buying locally. 

  1. University of Nevada Field Day & Ag Expo (June 2) This free event includes hands-on activities, wine tasting, farm-to-fork cooking demonstrations, and giveaways.
  2. Nevada Grown – Your local resource for everything fresh, including restaurants that support local farmers and ranchers, CSA boxes, recipes, and events. 
  3. U-Pick Farms – It doesn’t get any fresher than picking sun-ripened produce at the farm. Great for a family outing and inspiring the next generation.
  4. Farmers’ Market Coalition – The national information center for advocacy, support, and promotion.   



Farmers’ Markets are more than just seasonal produce. They stem from deeply rooted beliefs of drawing communities together. At Sierra Sotheby’s International Realty, we take pride in supporting local businesses and being your source for real estate guidance. We sell community. And that’s good for farmers, consumers, the environment, and your tastebuds. 


“What makes the farmers market such a special place is that you are creating community around food.” – Chef Bryant Terry



(Check dates/times as schedules may change)

Incline Village Farmers’ Market 

Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Dates: May 25 – Aug 31

845 Alder Ave, Incline Village (Library) 

Tahoe City Farmers’ Market

Thursdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dates: May 11 – Oct 19

400 North Lake Blvd, Tahoe City

Truckee Certified Farmers’ Market

Tuesdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dates: May 9 – Oct 17

10695 Old Brockway Road, Truckee

Ski Run Farmers’ Market 

Fridays 3 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Dates: Jun 2 – Sep 29

1132 Ski Run Blvd, South Lake Tahoe

Riverside Farmers’ Market 

Sundays 9 a.m. – noon 

Dates: ongoing

2055 Idlewild Drive, Reno 

The Village Farmers’ Market 

Saturdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dates: June 3 – Sep 30

1119 California Ave., Reno

Tamarack Junction Farmers’ Market 

Saturdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dates: Jun 3 – Sep 23

13101 S Virginia Street, Reno

Sparks Methodist Church Market 

Tuesdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dates: June 6 – Sept 26

1231 Pyramid Way, Sparks

Park Farm Stand

Saturdays 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.

Dates: Jun 10 – Nov 4

3295 Mayberry Drive, Reno

Fernley Poolside Farmers Market 

Saturdays 8 a.m. – noon

Dates: Jun 3 – Sep 30

300 Cottonwood Lane, Fernley

Carson Farmers’ Market 

Sundays 8:30 a.m. – 1 p.m. 

Dates: Jun 4 – Oct 1

1111 E. William Street, Carson City

Gardnerville Farmers’ Market 

Wednesdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Dates: May 17 – Sep 6

1147 Courthouse Alley, Gardnerville

Minden Farmers’ Market 

Tuesdays 4 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Dates: May 16 – Sept 26 

1604 Esmeralda Ave, Minden


Dayton Farmers’ Market 

Thursdays 3 p.m. – 6 p.m.

Dates: Jun 1 – Sep 28

60 2nd Ave, Dayton