Freshest Cargo: Mobile Farmers’ Market

The Freshest Cargo Mobile Farmers’ Market is a “farmers’ market on wheels” that addresses issues related to lack of access to fresh, locally-grown produce in the Bay Area. Freshest Cargo now operates in several low-income food deserts in Contra Costa County.

Freshest Cargo DisplayFresh Approach also provides interactive nutrition education sessions at community-based organizations to promote purchasing local fruits and vegetables and the CalFresh nutrition assistance program that is accepted at the mobile farmers’ market.

This project is supported by a grant from the USDA through the Farmers’ Market Promotion Program.

For more information on the customized Freshest Cargo vehicle, download our specifications guide.

During the Spring and Summer, we operate in Contra Costa County regions including Pittsburg, Richmond, San Pablo and Brentwood! See the past schedule below our current Winter schedule. If you have suggestions of where the Freshest Cargo program should operate, please contact freshestcargo@freshapproach.org. 

Current Freshest Cargo Schedule (Updated September 15th, 2014)

Mondays: Pleasanton
10:30am – 1:00pm | Private Campuses. Contact us to have your site added!

Tuesdays: East County beginning September 23
9:30am – 10:30am | Diamond Hills Sports Club • 1510 Neroly Rd, Oakley, CA
11:00am – 12:00pm |Stoneman Elementary • 2929 Loveridge Rd., Pittsburg, CA
12:30pm – 1:30pm | The Commons at Dallas Ranch • 4751 Dallas Ranch Rd, Antioch, CA
2:00pm – 3:00pm | Willow Cove Elementary • 1880 Hanlon Way, Pittsburg, CA

Wednesdays: West County
10:30am – 11:30am| Rubicon Programs • 101 Broadway, Richmond
12:00pm – 1:30pm | North Richmond • Chesley Ave. at Fred Jackson Way
2:30pm – 4:00pm | California State Laboratory (Closed campus. Sales to lab employees and approved guests only)

Fridays: Union City & Richmond
11:45am – 12:45pm | Kaiser – The Landing • 30116 Eigenbrodt Way, Union City
2:00pm – 3:30pm | Young Adult Empowerment Center • Silver Ave at 1st St, North Richmond
4:30pm – 6:00pm | West Contra Costa YMCA • 263 S. 20th St., Richmond

Interested in volunteering with Freshest Cargo? Click here!

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