Christopher Alexander is Professor Emeritus of Architecture at the University of California, Berkeley, best known for his seminal works on architecture including A Pattern Language, Notes on the Synthesis of Form, and The Nature of Order, Volumes I-IV.
He is the father of the Pattern Language movement in computer science, and A Pattern Language was perhaps the first complete book ever written in hypertext fashion.
He has designed and built more than two hundred buildings on five continents: many of these buildings lay the ground work of a new form of architecture, which looks far into the future, yet has roots in ancient traditions. Much of his work has been based on inventions in technology, including, especially, inventions in concrete, shell design, and contracting procedures needed to attain a living architecture.
Just drop off your knives and we'll return them soon, or after you finish shopping!
You can bring all your blades, scissors, gardening tools, food processors, Vita Mix blades, anything culinary (sorry, no saws).
We can sharpen, repair, re-serrate any knife. We also sharpen Japanese sashimi knives (yanagi-ba), and even ceramic knives.
For videos with tips on safety, knife skills and how to maintain your knives, just go to 2sharpen.com.
Remember sharp knife safety tips:
#1, Always focus on your work when cutting (even if someone is trying to get your attention).
#2, Never cut towards your hand or yourself (just ask my friend Linda).
Vineyard Farmers Market provides the finest quality, locally grown, fruits and vegetables direct from the grower and is dedicated to providing your family with a healthy grocery experience - year round!
The Vineyard Market operates twice a week, year round for our valley neighbors to have access to fresh produce and locally produced food items direct from the source.
Wednesdays: 3PM - 6PM
Saturdays: 7AM - Noon
rain or shine!
Please, for everyone's health and safety we do not allow smoking nor dogs (or any live animal) at our farmers market.
"Emotional support", "comfort" or "therapy dogs" are NOT considered to be Service Animals.
Rocio and Augustine Agraz harvest Vine Ripe tomatoes year round for our farmers market. Located in Handford, Ca, They operate 4 greenhouses filled with tomatoes cucumber and basil. They also grow outdoors in the summer months bringing corn, peaches, plums, beets and radishes.
One of our original vendors Bee Bob has been selling fresh local honey at our market since 1980. He maintains hive in coastal, high elevations and at some of our vendors local farms.
Bob is not attending market during our Shelter In Pace Orders, but you can find his honey at the Top of the Hill jam stand.
Fabiano's Coffee Roasters has been providing freshly roasted coffee from around the world to Fresno since 1992.
Not only do they roast an array of delicious international coffee beans but they also provide water processed decaffeinated coffee as well as specialty flavored blends.
"Fresno residents are fortunate to have this cathedral - like structure devoted to fresh local produce."
Executive Chef, Founder, and Owner of Chez Panisse
"Please know that the Vineyard Market
has a permanent place in my heart as the best market in California!"
Vice President, Food and Beverage Operations
The Peninsula Hotels
Vineyard Farmers Market provides the citizens of Fresno County access to the freshest locally grown produce available on a bi-weekly basis - year round.
Vineyard Farmers Market takes pride in offering support, advocacy and providing an outlet for certified producers selling directly to the public, promoting food that is local, seasonal, and sustainably grown, preserving local food cultures and traditions, encouraging and promoting the art of home cooking, educating and engaging the public about nutrition and the economic value of buying locally grown food and locally sourced products directly from growers and food artisan producers, and to do all things appropriate to further such purpose.
Our growers farm within a two hour drive of our market location, most within a 50 mile drive.
Our growers operate small family farms in Fresno, Madera and Kings County and are active in their local communities. Our growers agree to a farm tour of their properties prior to joining our market and every two years afterwards.
We are very proud of our family of growers and producers and what they are able to supply to our customers on a year round basis. Please refer to the chart below or visit our facebook page for up to date photos of what you can expect to find at Vineyard Farmers Market year round - twice a week!
If you have a specific question regarding one of our growers or commodities feel free to send us an email using the form at the bottom of this page or visit our Frequently Asked Questions page by clicking the "Find Out More" button below.
Do you have questions or comments?
Please READ our Frequently Asked Questions Page first.
Please NOTE: We will not be accepting any new vendors until 2023.
We do not offer craft or retail sales booth space at our market.
If you still need to send us a message, we will get back to you soon!
100 West Shaw Avenue, Fresno, California 93704, United States
Wednesdays: 3PM - 6PM
Saturdays: 7AM - Noon