Awards

Awards

Special Recognition and Accolades

  • Aptos Farmers Market voted first place winner in California as AMERICA’S FAVORITE FARMERS MARKET (American Farmland Trust contest), 2011, 2012, and 2013 and ranked third in the U.S.
  • The Monterey Bay Certified Farmers Markets awarded 2012 RETAIL AND WHOLESALE AWARD by the Monterey Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
  • The Monterey Bay Certified Farmers Markets awarded 2011 ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR by Aptos Chamber of Commerce and received Certificates of Recognition from the Santa Cruz County Board of Supervisors, Senators Joe Simitian, Sam Blakeslee and Assemblymember Bill Monning. In addition, the MBCFM was presented with a Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for “invaluable service to the community” signed by Congressman Sam Farr.
  • Named one of the BEST COASTAL FARMERS MARKET by Coastal Living Magazine, August 2011
  • Edible Paradise, MBCFM’s companion recipe website, selected as BEST WEBSITE FOR SEASONAL RECIPES AND LOCAL FOOD, August 2011
  • Voted BEST FARMERS MARKET IN SANTA CRUZ COUNTY by Good Times readers in 2010,  2011, 2012. 2013, 2014, 2015