Our Wonderful Vendors
Thanks to Karen Yencich, who originally started this list in her blog, the Berkeley Cooking Examiner
Note: some of our vendors are seasonal and may not be at the market every week
  • Bellinva Pastries – home of the nazook and other Assyrian delights
  • Big Paw Olive Oils – olive oils and hand-made, barrel-aged balsamic vinegars
  • Busalacchi Farms – primo cherries
  • Café Zambala – Hot and fresh. A little bit of India right here in Kensington
  • Casa Rosa Farm – Organic pasture-raised beef and lamb, and organic olive oil
  • Catahoula Coffee – Small local coffee roaster with some wonderful signature blends
  • Donna's Tamales – delicious tamales made with fresh stone ground masa and organic vegetarian ingredients
  • Elite Eats – gourmet hot dogs, with an amazing array of fresh toppings. Try the vegan Keilbasa!
  • Fat Daddy's BBQ – as the name suggests; oh, boy
  • The Fifth Quarter Charcuterie – duck crepinettes, pork sego (a yummy sauce), cassoulet, goat Saratoga roast, boudin blanc, chicken gallantine and other meat delicacies like you have never had before!
  • Firebrand Artisan Baking – handcrafted breads and pastries from wood-fired ovens
  • Fleischmann's Handmade Soaps – all natural soaps, hand creams and scrubs
  • Frog Hollow Farms – some of the the juiciest, tastiest organic fruit you've ever had
  • Gold Rush Kettle Korn – buy a bag and bet you can't stop eating it 'till it's gone
  • Good Faith Farms – olives and olive oil, 'truly raw from tree to table'
  • Great Valley Poultry – cage free and pasture raised eggs and whole chickens
  • Green Girl Bakeshop – ice cream and ice cream sandwiches, lactose and gluten free
  • Groundsel's Westgarden – all kinds of chilies from mild to hot
  • Hudson Seafood – fresh (and smoked)  line-caught seafood. Family-owned, Berkeley-based
  • Indie Cakes – fresh from the oven scones, galettes, cupcakes and vegan baked goods
  • Ippo Ramen – steaming hot made-to-order traditional Japanese ramen 
  • J & M Ibarra Farms – fresh, organic produce, especially their wonderful salad greens
  • J & J Ramos Farms – wide selection of fruit, dried fruit, nuts and citrus
  • Kristaan's Chocolates – handmade truffles and chocolate confections
  • Moon Fox Farms – organic and biodynamically farmed lettuces, herbs and root vegetables
  • Nuñez Organics – fresh, organic produce
  • Patatas – try their traditional Spanish Tortilla Española (and fantastic paella every other Sunday!)
  • Pennyroyal Farms – farmstead crafted goat and sheep milk cheeses, Navarro wines
  • Phoenix Pastificio – artisan pasta, breads and cookies
  • Rio de Parras – fresh, organic produce
  • Rogers and Sons Honey – hyperlocal honey from the hills and hollows of Kensington
  • Ruiz Farms – fresh strawberries, avocados and lemons
  • Sharp Brothers – master sharpeners can put an fine edge on all of your kitchen and garden tools
  • Smit Orchards – Apples are their specialty, including fresh artisan ciders; also dried fruits and jam
  • Thomas Family Farms – Organically raised cut flowers
  • Tom's Best-Ever Granola – the name says it all; Tom is usually in attendance
  • Triple Delight Blueberries – straight from the field freshness and unbelievably flavorful blueberries
  • Yogi's Cooking – healthy, delicious, exceptional Indian fusion cuisine
  • Zuckerman's Asparagus – seasonal asparagus and potatoes from the Delta