Jack London Square Farmers Market Seeks New Operator

January 28, 2020

OAKLAND, CA (January 28, 2020)—Jack London Square and CUESA announced today that CUESA will no longer serve as the operator of Jack London Square Farmers Market effective Sunday, March 29, 2020. Jack London Square is currently searching for a new operator to take over the Farmers Market, effective Sunday, April 5. Many of the local Jack London Square Farmers Market vendors will remain present at Jack London Square, under the realm of the new operator or at other Jack London Square markets and events. Founded in 1989, the Jack London Square Farmers Market has deep roots in Oakland, offering local produce, food craft products, and breakfast and lunch options.

“We have been honored to serve our local farmers, crafters, chefs, and the Oakland community at Jack London Square Farmers Market for nearly four years,” said Brie Mazurek, Communications Director of CUESA. “We’ve been grateful to partner with Jack London Square, and our top priority is a smooth transition for everyone. Jack London Square and CUESA are working together to support our vendors in continuing on at Jack London Square or other markets, and we are committed to working with the future market operator to support this transition.”

Community members are encouraged to support local artisans and vendors by shopping local at Jack London Square’s open-air markets and events. These family-friendly outdoor markets, including the Farmers Market, feature local vendors selling fresh produce and delicious foods, artisan vendors offering unique clothing, jewelry, art, and more, as well as children’s activities, educational opportunities, and live entertainment. Jack London Square’s vibrant waterfront property is one of the top food destinations in the Bay Area, boasting a diverse culinary offering with a noteworthy lineup of renowned Chefs and both new and old favorite restaurants.

Further details on the Jack London Square Farmers Market are to be announced at a later date. For updates, visit jacklondonsquare.com.

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Situated in Oakland along the Oakland/Alameda estuary, Jack London Square is Oakland’s only publicly accessible mixed-use waterfront area and a well-known landmark since the mid-1800s. With its rich history as the heart of Oakland’s Port operations, Jack London Square is a historic working waterfront and is one of the Bay Area’s premier recreational, dining and commercial districts. Jack London Square offers visitors, residents and commercial tenants an authentic, vibrant hub for outdoor recreation, events and the latest dining and entertainment options including Belcampo, Dyafa, Esports Arena Oakland, Farmhouse Kitchen, The Forge, Lungomare, Plank, Rosenblum Cellars and more. For Additional information, call 510.645-9292, visit www.jacklondonsquare.com, or follow @jacklondonsq on Twitter and Instagram and www.facebook.com/jacklondonsquare.

CUESA (Center for Urban Education about Sustainable Agriculture) is a mission-driven nonprofit organization dedicated to growing thriving communities through the power and joy of local food. Founded in 1994, CUESA operates the world-renowned Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and Mission Community Market in San Francisco, and innovative food education programs for eaters of all ages. CUESA is a cutting-edge force in influencing how people grow, produce, and eat food in the Bay Area and beyond. Visit cuesa.org.