One of the many perks of living in San Diego is having year-round access to a bounty of local fruits and vegetables. So it’s no surprise that on any given day you can can stumble upon a market that’s bustling with farmers and local artisans peddling their freshly-picked or home-made goods. You may be thinking this this sounds great for the lucky ones who can leisurely roll out of bed and stroll down to the farmers market with their reusable tote slung over their shoulder. But not so amazing for a young family with an overly-energetic toddler and a double-wide stroller. But think again! Click through the slideshow for the most kid-friendly farmers markets in San Diego the entire family will enjoy.

Otay Ranch Town Center Farmer’s Market

This South Bay farmers market is the ultimate destination for family fun. Not only is it great for kids, it's also pet-friendly and is located close to the dog park inside Otay Ranch Town Center. The market features a wide pathway that's easy to maneuver with strollers or kids. Once you finish shopping, head over to the Chula Vista Library that's inside the shopping center. There are also fun kid-friendly food vendors so families can enjoy a bite to eat while picking up the week's fresh produce. The Otay Ranch Town Center's Farmers Market is open Tuesdays from 4 - 8 p.m.

2015 Birch Rd.
Chula Vista, Ca 91915
Online: otayranchtowncenter.com/en/events/farmers-market-every-tuesday-4-pm-to-8-pm

Photo: Leah Singer

Did we miss any of your favorite kid-friendly farmer’s markets? If so, please let us know in the comments.

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— Aimee Della Bitta