There is one Tuesday morning market, the Petaluma Eastside Certified Farmers Market, which takes place from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Deer Creek Village, 501 N. McDowel Ave., communityfarmersmarkets.com. This market, which operates year round, now has a somewhat urban flair and provides a great shopping option to an underserved area of Petaluma and nearby Penngrove.
The Cloverdale Community Market and Exchange takes place on Tuesday afternoons from 3 to 6 p.m. at 225 North Cloverdale Blvd., next door to Plank Coffee. This market has a relaxed, intimate ambiance, grounded in ongoing interaction between vendors, several of whom name it as their favorite market of the week, and regular customers. Don’t forget a hat, parasol, or sunscreen, as Cloverdale can be sizzlingly hot.
The Forestville Certified Farmers Market, located at 6990 Front St., across from Fred’s Liquor, in downtown Forestville, opens at 4 and wraps up around 7:30 p.m. The market took place on the grounds of Russian River Vineyards and Corks Restaurant until this year, when it moved to its current location.
Valley of the Moon Certified Farmers Market takes place from 5:30 p.m. to dusk from the beginning of May through the end of October in the Sonoma town plaza. vomcfm.com It’s a Tuesday evening party at this market, with locals and tourists gathering to eat, drink, listen to music, dance and do a little shopping in the town’s historic plaza.