Martinez Farmers' Market Community Partnerships

Main Street Martinez:

Main Street Martinez is a broad-based organization that fosters an environment for investment while preserving, protecting, and enhancing the historic and unique character of downtown Martinez.

Main Street Martinez pursues a vision of this historic downtown as a safe, clean, and friendly district with diverse, prosperous business contributing to a vibrant small-town atmosphere while providing goods, services, and a cultural environment that satisfy the interests and needs of residents and visitors.

Martinez Patch:

News from and about your community.

Martinez News-Gazette:

The Martinez News-Gazette has been your hometown paper since 1858.

Martinez Arts Association:

The Martinez Arts Association (MAA) is a not-for-profit charitable and educational 501(c)(3) corporation founded in 1968 that encourages the promotion of local artists so the community flourishes culturally and artistically, and so the extraordinary environment is documented and preserved.

The proceeds of MAA-related events, such as from mARTinez Gallery and Art In the Park, benefit local schools and art scholarship programs

Fresh Approach:

The mission of Fresh Approach is to encourage healthier children, families and communities through community education, innovative programming and novel partnerships that promote a stronger local food system and better-informed choices about food and nutrition. Founded in 2008, Fresh Approach works in close partnership with the Pacific Coast Farmersí Market Association to conduct educational outreach and programs in Bay Area communities.

Market Match:

Market Match provides an incentive to CalFresh recipients to purchase food at farmersí markets with their EBT card. Each day they purchase $10 or more in tokens to shop the market, they receive an additional $5 in tokens for free. To learn more about the CalFresh program, including eligibility and how to apply, see the stateís Department of Social Services website

Food News from Roots of Change:

Our partners at Roots of Change - a nonprofit effort to develop and support a collaborative network of leaders and institutions in California with interest in establishing a sustainable food system in our state - maintains an up-to-date list of food news impacting our communities.

Bay Area Buy Fresh Buy Local Food Guide:

The Buy Fresh Buy Local Food Guide, developed and published by Community Alliance with Family Farmers, helps consumers find and choose local products while the companion Buy Fresh Buy Local Campaign builds relationships between growers, food artisans, farmersí markets retailers, restaurants, and institutions.