Join the Fairfield Main Street Association for the Farmers’ Market and Thursdays on the Green every Thursday through September, 3 pm to 7 pm, on the lawn at the intersection of Jefferson and Texas Streets! Enjoy fresh produce every week from growers in Solano County and the nearby region. Thursdays on the Green also features community vendors selling their own custom made items, baked goods, scented oils, and more. There is often live music or entertainment. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an evening in downtown Fairfield.
The Suisun Valley farm stands, most open seasonally in the summer and fall months, are family-owned and locally loved. They include:
Larry’s Produce, which opened its 2019 season June 8, attracts visitors from throughout the Sacramento and Bay Area. Larry Balestra and his family farm over 1,200 acres in Suisun Valley of various fruits and vegetables that are then sold at the stand, as well as wheat, safflower, garbanzo beans and canario beans. Larry’s Produce has been proudly serving the Fairfield community every year, between June and December, since 1986. In addition to selling the large variety of fruits and vegetables they grow here in Fairfield’s Suisun Valley, Larry’s also augments their selection by purchasing products from the San Francisco terminal market. These are generally fruits and vegetables that they are unable to grow themselves due to climate and soil restrictions. By further serving their customers in this way, Larry’s has become a one-stop shopping stand for fresh produce and one of the largest in Solano County. Larry’s is a popular destination for pumpkins and Christmas trees.
4606 Suisun Valley Road, Fairfield. Open daily, 9 am to 5 pm June-December. 707-864-8068
Robledo Produce, a family-owned farm stand in Suisun Valley, typically opens in April or May. Depending on weather, the season will last until September or October. The stand is open seven days a week. It is located on the Robledo family’s six acres of land on Russell Road. A variety of produce is sold there, ranging from strawberries at the start of the season to tomatoes, peppers and cucumbers later in the summer.
4300 Russell Road, Fairfield. Open daily, hours may vary
Ray and Victoria Erickson have deep roots planted in the Suisun soil. They are best known for their delicious Erickson Ranch Jams, made from produce grown on their farm. You can purchase the jams at various locations in the valley, including Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company and Cal Yee Farms, as well as at the Erickson’s ranch. The farm is open by appointment. The many fruit flavors include strawberry, blenheim apricot, apple butter, bartlett pear, blueberry, cal red peach, fig, and Christmas harvest. You can also order jams online at http://www.ericksonranch.com/store/.
2482 Cordelia Road, Fairfield, CA. Open by Appointment Only. Jam orders available online. 707-864-0557
Cal Yee Farms, open year-round, provides high-quality dried fruits and nuts to customers in the United States and abroad. The farm’s many products include mixed fruit, mixed nuts, raisins, seeds, trail mix, chocolate and candy. All of these items are available for purchase in the small store on the farm.
5158 Clayton Road, Fairfield, CA. Open Monday-Friday, 8 am to 5 pm and Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (800) 225-9337
Saechao Family Farm grows many favorite summer treats: strawberries, blackberries, tomatoes, squash, apricots, garlic, beans, sweet potatoes, yams and walnuts. The produce is picked daily, with the freshness and juiciness of the berries only something you can find at a farm. This stand is a popular stop for travelers in Suisun Valley looking for a delicious treat.
2707 Rockville Road, Fairfield, CA. Open Daily. Hours may vary
The Wilkinson Acres farm features 5 acres in the beautiful Suisun Valley, a small corner of which is a lovely mixed stone fruit orchard. They farm a variety of veggies, such as sweet and hot peppers, tomatoes, kale, chard, radish, turnips, beets, carrots, cucumbers, and basil. They utilize low-till farming practices to intensively grow certified organic produce. They believe in building up soil organics to produce better vegetables, as well as creating a sustainable ecosystem that will continuously provide healthy food to the local community.
5082 Gordon Valley Rd, Fairfield, CA. Open Saturdays 8 am – 12 pm