Farmstands & Markets

Good things are growing in and around Gilroy! Celebrate the harvest with farm-fresh fruits and veggies…and of course some genuine Gilroy garlic.

INSIDER’S TIP: Try the delicious hand-pressed apple juice at LJB Farms…grownups love it as much as kids do!

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Casa de Fruta

10021 Pacheco Pass Highway
Hollister, CA 95023

Casa de Fruta started out as a roadside fruit stand and today welcomes more than 2 million travelers from around the world each year. Come to the “Casa” to pick up some fresh-from-the-orchard produce, dine at the 24-hour restaurant, sample award-winning wines from Zanger Vineyards, shop for unique gifts, or even stay a few nights at the RV park.

Garlic World

4800 Monterey Highway (On northbound side of Hwy 101)
Gilroy, CA 95020

Garlic World is a unique combination of fruit stand, gourmet food store, and gift shop. The store’s specialty is garlic (in every way, shape and form imaginable), but you can also find fresh produce, dried fruits, nuts, honey, preserves, Gilroy wines, gifts, and cookbooks.

LJB Farms

585 Fitzgerald Avenue
San Martin, CA 95046

 

This popular roadside farm stand at the corner of Masten Avenue and Santa Teresa Blvd. has become the lifeblood for the Bonino family’s agricultural operation. Locals make regular stops for fresh-from-the-field corn, juicy tomatoes, colorful peppers, squash, strawberries, firewood, and more. Open from late March through Christmas Eve.

Seasonal Fruit Stands

Various locations along Highways 101, 152, and 156, Masten Avenue and Monterey Street.

During harvest season you’ll find fresh cherries, strawberries, apricots, plums, corn, and more at local fruit stands throughout Gilroy and surrounding communities. It just doesn’t get any fresher than this!