The corner of Smith and Watkins streets comes alive every Saturday morning. A portrait of our diversity, the Union City Farmers Market is a kaleidoscope of cultures – and food.
Local farmers and vendors gather from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. year-round to sell their products.
The smell of freshly popped kettle corn wafts through the air on one end, with the scent of fresh oysters and fish in another. Elsewhere, the fragrance of flowers and sweet pastries lingers. While their aroma may not be as bold, the market's dominant presence is, of course, the large variety of delectable, exotic and organic fruits and vegetables.
For your ears, the Farmers Market features live music. But you can also eavesdrop on the colorful chatter of market goers. Spanish, Tagalog, Cantonese and Punjabi are just a few of the languages you'll hear spoken.
The market has a great community and family atmosphere. Kids seem to enjoy the two large playgrounds at the park. Market goers can also visit nearby local stores and restaurants, like and .
Whether you're shopping or just going for a stroll, visiting the Farmers Market is an enjoyable and relaxing way to spend your Saturday morning.
See some of the sights in the photo gallery above.