CalFresh Market Tours

 Welcome to the CalFresh Farmers’ Market Tours Page.

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2018 dates for the CalFresh Awareness Health and Wellness Events are confirmed

For a full list of dates or if you would like to share flyers with others, please click the following links:
CalFresh Awareness Health and Wellness Events (English)
CalFresh Awareness Health and Wellness Events (Spanish)
Calfresh Awareness Month Participating Markets (English)
CalFresh Awareness Month Participating Markets (Spanish)

Please check our Facebook Page for more information for the events!
Stay tuned for more tours starting in July into the Fall.

CalFresh Market Tours represent a new collaboration between Farmers’ Market LIFE, Northern California Center for Well-Being, Sonoma County Dept. of Health Services, and participating farmers’ markets.

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Our goal for the CalFresh Awareness Month Health and Wellness Events is to make farmers’ markets more inviting and welcoming to all.

Activities for these special events include:

  • Blood pressure screening
  • Healthy food demos
  • The chance to meet local community health partners
  • Learning how to enroll in CalFresh
  • Family Activities
  • Enter or photo contest for a chance to win market bags, Petaluma Bounty t-shirts, market gift certificates by using the hashtag #frehestcalfreshsoco
  • CalFresh users receive a free cookbook and recipe cards while supplies last

Objectives for the tours include:

  • Familiarize people with how to use their EBT cards and incentives at markets
  • Connect new customers with market staff and new farmers
  • Increase awareness about resources and ideas for cooking and eating with the seasons
  • Tips on making your market dollars go further

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2018 CalFresh Awareness Health and Wellness Events

Date Day Time Location Address Flyers
5/8/2018 Tues. 10-1:30 Petaluma East Side – Lucchesi Park 320 N. McDowell Blvd., Petaluma
5/9/2018 Wed. 8:30-1 Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers’ Market  Luther Burbank Ctr. for the Arts,   50 Mark West Springs Rd.
5/12/2018 Sat 8:30-1 Santa Rosa Veterans Building 1351 Maple Ave., SR
5/13/2018 Sun. 10-1:30 Sebastopol Farmers’ Market Downtown Sebastopol  Plaza, Weeks Way
5/16/2018 Wed. 8:30-1 Santa Rosa Veterans Building  1351 Maple Ave., SR
5/19/2018 Sat 8:30-12 Healdsburg Farmers’ Market North & Vine Streets, West of Plaza
5/26/18 Sat 8:30-1 Santa Rosa Original Certified Farmers’ Market Luther Burbank Ctr. for the Arts,   50 Mark West Springs Rd.
5/26/18 Sat 2-5:30 Petaluma Walnut Park 201 4th St., Petaluma