Farm Fresh: A Guide to South Lake Tahoe’s Farmers Markets

In South Lake Tahoe the farmers market is a hit for locals and tourists alike. We are lucky that in our small mountain town we have 2 amazing Farmers Markets. You’ll surely want to check out both!

El Dorado County Certified Farmers Market 

Where: 

American Legion Post 795 (Parking Lot)

2732 South Lake Tahoe Blvd (Hwy 50)

When:

  Tuesday’s 8am -1pm (June – Oct)

El Dorado County Certified Farmers Market is always a delight! There is plenty of parking and attendants to assist (so kind and helpful!). Although bags are available, remember to bring your reusable shopping bags to cut down on plastic and keep our beautiful lake blue. Every guests that stays at an RnR Vacation Rental home receives a Keep Tahoe Blue reusable blue bag, perfect to bring to the farmers market!

There are many samples to try before you buy – from fruits to cheese, snacks, chips and more there is something for everyone!

While you shop, be sure to stop by the Limonada fresh squeezed lemonade stand. This artisanal local company has some thirst quenching, delicious beverages to enjoy – everything from classic lemonade and infused waters to mango iced tea. You’re sure to stay refreshed and hydrated!

Ski Run Farmers Market

Where:

Ski Run Blvd. between Hwy 50 and Pioneer Trail Rd 

When:

Fridays 3-8pm (June-Aug)

Ski Run Farmers Market makes it easy to have a special Friday night! Convenient to get to, this farmers market and has plenty of parking, and many amazing local treats. Dine al fresco and enjoy some of the many foods offerings from pizza to crepes and more.

Listen to live music and finish with dessert from Sweet Spoke Pops – Tahoe’s original handcrafted popsicles. These sweet treats are made from locally sourced organic fruits straight from the farmers market.

Fresh produce, homemade jams, chutneys, cheeses and snacks are available are ready serve up to family and friends. This market is not just food and produce either – locally made wood wares, soaps and jewelry are also available. Bring multiple shopping bags cause your gonna wanna fill them up with all the finds!

Another great thing about both farmers markets – they are pet friendly. Bring your furry friends (a on leash) and treat them to a Melba and Hazel dog treat. These clean, healthy, single ingredient treats are homemade in Tahoe and trust us the dogs love them!

Here’s our tip for hitting both markets and never missing out: Tuesday’s El Dorado County Farmers Market is perfect for stocking the fridge and pantry with your weekly staples. The Friday Ski Run Farmers Market has everything you need to execute your weekend plans perfectly.

Live like a local on your next visit to South Lake Tahoe in one of these homes walking distance to a farmers market. Check out Wintershire at South Lake Tahoe. This 3.5 bedroom, 2 bathroom home is walking distance from the El Dorado County Farmers Market.

Wintershire is walking distance from the El Dorado County Farmers Market

Many homes are close to the Ski Run Farmers Market. Be sure to check out Heavenly Charm, Aloha Paradise, or Only Good Times.

With the perfect weather, ample water activities, and amazing markets with fresh food for days make summertime in South Lake is a must!

Here are RnR Vacation Rentals we make happy happen in Tahoe!

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