Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market supports small family farms and shop for the best gourmet grocery items at the
Little Italy Mercato.
This local farmers market is open every Saturday at San Diego’s premier grocery & gift destination: the Little Italy Mercato.
Find over 175 farmers & vendors on W. Date St. from Front St. to west of Kettner Blvd., 8AM – 2PM, year-round, rain-or-shine, and support small family farms & local entrepreneurs.
The award-winning Little Italy Mercato welcomes California certified farmers & ranchers to supply all of your fresh produce needs, as well as flowers, cheeses, eggs, honey, nuts & more.
Additionally, you can find fresh-baked breads, locally-made jams, dips, sauces, seasonings, fish, and snacks from our #6blocksofawesome vendors.
Moreover, purchase artisan handcrafts for a unique gift, and enjoy a select number of on-site prepared food and beverage options.
The Little Italy Mercato Farmers Market proudly accepts SNAP/EBT/CalFresh. Stop by the market “Welcome Booth” and swipe your EBT card to use your benefits for eligible items including fresh fruit, vegetables, meat, cheese, bread, eggs, and packaged grocery items (non-food items and prepared foods are not EBT eligible).
The market is also excited to introduce “Market Match” to make healthy eating even more affordable. Receive up to $10 (limit one transaction per card/day) in matched EBT funds to purchase additional farm-fresh fruits and vegetables.
See market staff for additional details.