Outdoor dining space in front of Ohana Shaved Ice on San Benito Street. Photo by Patty Lopez Day.

Government / Politics

City makes San Benito Street closure more visible

More warning lights and signs are added after a car crashes into barricades on Memorial Day weekend.

Opening day of the farmers market in downtown Hollister on May 1, 2019. Photo by Becky Bonner.

Government / Politics

Hollister City Council approves Saturday farmers market

Market will be limited to 15 vendors, with 50 people able to attend at one time.

Photos provided by Swank Farms.


Swank Farms holds outdoor farmers market

Fruits, veggies, sweets and wine available every Saturday through October.

Opening day of the farmers market in downtown Hollister on May 1, 2019. Photo by Becky Bonner.


Downtown businesses see benefits with Hollister Farmers’ Market changes

Merchants develop new ways to showcase their products and services.

Opening day of the farmers market in downtown Hollister on May 1, 2019. Photo by Becky Bonner.


Farmers’ Market kicks off in Hollister

As spring blooms, residents fill downtown to eat, shop and enjoy community.

2017 Farmers' Market in downtown Hollister. File photo by Lisa Robinson-Ward.


Downtown merchants want changes to Farmers’ Market

Restaurant and bar owners say they see no benefit from weekly event.

San Benito Cattlewomen successfully handed out 600 bags at the Hollister Farmer’s Market. Photo provided.


San Benito Cattlewomen Beef Bag Giveaway A Success

San Benito Cattlewomen had a successful reusable bag giveaway with over 1,500 bags distributed to the residents of San Benito County.

Big Paw Olive Oil Company which is a family run business relocated to Hollister two years ago. Featured in photo are co-owner Susan Saba and daughter Justine. Photo by Becky Bonner.


Big Paw Olive Oil Company Starts Roadside Stand Tastings

Wanting to give customers the opportunity to taste featured olive oils while taking in views of San Benito County, the Big Paw Olive Oil Company will host a roadside stand the first Saturday every month through October.

Jane and Mike Hulme, with one of their friendly Guernsey goats. Photos provided by the Hulmes.


Evergreen Acres Farms makes sweet milk from goats

Mike and Jane Hulme work to bring healthy, Grade A-certified products to their local clientele



Farmers Market opens for business

Downtown event will offer fresh produce and other items from more than 100 vendors each Wednesday through Sept. 27

Wednesdays are a chance to stock up on the week's veggies.


Hollister Farmers’ Market starts this week

Spring is here and that means it is time to enjoy locally-grown produce and culinary delights

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Farmers’ Market continues its Wednesday run

Fresh food, arts and crafts and entertainment available each week downtown



Hollister Certified Farmers’ Market opens for business

The 2016 Hollister Certified Farmers' Market gets off to a good start with several thousand visitors in Week 1

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Downtown Certified Farmers’ Market Opens for Business May 4

Fresh produce and much more will be offered on San Benito Street from this week through the end of September

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Business / Economy

HDA addresses business concerns about Farmers’ Market

Downtown Association offers solutions to issues raised at a listening session