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Pea Shelling Contest at Freedom Farmers Market

Freedom Farmers' Market

Join us for the Summer Season July 8th - November 11th
Every Saturday - 9am - 2pm

Location: 4521 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA

The Freedom Farmers' Market serves as a gathering place that is creating harmony while offering a variety of produce, fruits, and healthy foods. People come to the Market not only to shop, but to socialize and to reconnect with a history that ties food to land, culture and community building.





FFM - Watermelon Eating Contest

12 Noon


FFM - Budding Poet "Community Open Mic"

Suggested Topics: BIPOC Farmers, Environmental, Food, Natural Resources, Horticulture, Farming and Social Justice.

Market Day -Show up & Signup: 10 am - 11:30 am

Community Open Mic: 11:30am - 1:30 pm

For more info email


Kids Play at the Freedom Farmers' Market

CONNECT 4 Competition: 10 am - 12 pm

Shop, Engage and experience community in a safe space.

SEPTEMBER 9th, 16th, 23rd

3 Round Chess Champ Competition

It's a Chess Game playoff, three Saturdays, last person standing is the Freedom Farmers' Market Chess Champ. Opening game starts September 9th (chess board opens at 10 am) winner announced at 1pm on Saturday, September 23rd. TROPHY and CASH PRIZE. 


Variety Talent Show at the Freedom Farmers Market

Calling all dancers, poets singers, magicians, musicians, comedians, live art performers, scientist, inventors, and all talent. We would like to showcase your talent. Prize for the audience's favorite talent.

Sign up Window, 10am - 1pm

Performances: 11:30am - 1:30 pm

For more info email

NOVEMBER 11TH: End of the Season

Sweet Potato Tasting Contest

Looking for the Best in the West

Vendor Application

Click the link below to fill out and SUBMIT the "Vendor Application"!

JOIN the Volunteer Team

Freedom Farmers' Market Videos

 The Freedom Farmers' Market Watermelon Eating Contest

Freedom Farmers' Market - Sweet Potato Pie Tasting Contest

The votes are in 2021 Best in the West WINNER!

By supporting farmers markets, you support a local economy and healthier sustainable agroecosystem.  We believe that farmers markets are strategies communities can use to empower themselves to eat healthier. 

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