Just in case you are not fully convinced, here’s a great article by Dave Stockdale for the SF Chronicle highlighting Ten reasons to shop at a local farmer’s market.
For my neighbors in Parkmerced, our neighborhood farmers’ market decided to leave this year because the farmers felt they were not getting enough business. If you want to try to bring one back for next summer, contact your local farmers’ market association and ask! In the meantime, Alemany Farmers’ Market has lots of organic fruit and veggies at amazing prices (open Saturdays). For a market in walking distance, check out the one at Stonestown (open Sundays).