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Hours of Operation:

While each of our individual merchants have their own operating hours, the general hours of operation for the Market are 3am to 10am, Monday through Friday. Many of the merchants are open for limited hours on Saturday. We suggest you contact individual merchants for their Saturday hours. Please refer to our Merchant Directory for their contact information.

Holiday Dates:

The following dates are the holidays observed by the Market for 2012. Given that many of the individual merchants remain open on holiday dates, we suggest you contact individual merchants for their holiday hours. Please refer to our Merchant Directory for their contact information.

  • New Year's Day – Monday, January 2
  • President's Day – Monday, February 20
  • Memorial Day – Monday, May 28
  • Independence Day – Wednesday, July 4
  • Labor Day – Monday, September 3
  • Thanksgiving – Thursday, November 22 & Friday, November 23
  • Christmas – Tuesday, December 25 & Wednesday, December 26
  • New Year's Day (2013) – Tuesday, January 1

How to become a Customer:

The Market's merchants primarily focus on business to business sales. However, product is available for sale, recognizing that the produce is sold in bulk quantities. If you are representing a business, for a comprehensive orientation to the Market, please contact our office at 415-550-4495.

Warehouse and Office Rental:

The San Francisco Wholesale Produce Market office leases warehouse space to produce wholesalers and distributors as well as affordable small sized office spaces to businesses of all types. For questions regarding rental space availability please inquire with the office by calling 415-550-4495.

How to locate a particular product:

Our Merchant vendors carry a wide selection of the freshest produce ranging from organic to conventional, specialty to commodities, and from local product as close as forty miles away, to international. Please see our list of Merchants for details about what type of produce is sold. Contact our Merchants directly for inquiries about particular products and note our Hours of Operation for planning when to visit or call merchants. If you need additional help in finding a particular product please call our office at 415-550-4495 and someone will direct you to an appropriate merchant.

Role of the Market Office:

Our office serves the role of handling the following types of issues for the Market:

  1. Operations and Property Management
  2. Space Rental
  3. Customer Liaison Relations
  4. Press and Media Relations
  5. Trade and Industry Tours

Please contact our office for questions related to the functions we serve by calling 415-550-4495.

Where to eat at the Market:

J & V Café is located in one of the warehouses of the Market and they offer a full breakfast and lunch menu including rotisserie chicken, fresh sandwiches, and salads either dine-in or to-go. J & V Café is open from 1am to 2pm, Monday through Friday. The phone number to reach the Café is 415-824-5200.