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There is a wide variety of flowers and ornamental plants at the Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Here is a general list of which farms sell select varieties. View our Flower Seasonality Chart for information on availability.

In Season

January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Recipes with Flowers

Spring Flower Bouquet

Maia Bull, Bi-Rite Market

Articles about Flowers

February 11, 2022

True Love for Local Flowers

Every rose has its thorn–and a heavy carbon footprint, too. Try farmers market blooms this Valentine’s Day instead.

February 06, 2015

Thomas Farm: Trailblazing the Organic Movement

True pioneers! The Ecological Farming Association honors Thomas Farm with a Stewards of Sustainable Agriculture Award.

January 08, 2010

From Bulb to Bloom

Tulips and other winter flowers are more than just a colorful addition to the market. For some farms, they can be the secret to surviving the winter.

August 27, 2009

Introducing Thomas Farm

From father to son: meet one example of “second-wave” farmers. Jerry Thomas passes his organic farm onto his son Josh.  

May 09, 2008

Flower Power

Even if we don’t eat them, the effects of conventional flower growing on farm workers, florists, and the Earth can be huge. Here are some good alternatives.


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