First Fruits Market - Fresno’s First FREE Grocery Store!

First Fruits Market offers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience! Designed to look and feel like a grocery store, we invite you to browse the shelves and pick out your favorite food items during your visit. We have seasonal fresh fruits and vegetables, fresh dairy items and eggs, frozen foods and meats, and pantry staples available to choose from. Available food items in the market change each week!

What can you expect during your visit? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below for more information.

Hours of Operation

Wednesday 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Friday 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Saturday 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM

Please refer to our social media for updates on holiday closures.
Follow and like our pages @CenCalFoodBank

Located at City Center Fresno

2025 E Dakota Ave Fresno Ca 93726


On your first visit to First Fruits Market you will create a shopper account and profile with us by providing some basic information and answering a few household questions. Then for every visit, you will check in at the kiosk before shopping at the market.

Register HERE or scan the QR code.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I have to make an appointment?

No. Appointments are not needed. Doors open at 8:30AM on Wednesdays. Fridays, and Saturdays.

Is registration required?

Yes. On your first visit you’ll need to answer a few household questions to create your profile. For every visit, you will check in at the kiosk.

Scan QR code above or register HERE.

How often can I visit?

Neighbors can visit every 15 days, twice in a 30 day period.

What food items are at the store?

Shoppers will have access to locally provided fresh produce, dairy, protein, shelf stable food items, and culturally appropriate food.

Can I bring my own cart or wagon?

Yes! We encourage you to bring your own carts and shopping bags. Please note, FFM shopping carts are limited and are not allowed outside of the store.

Where is parking?

Please note that City Center is undergoing construction and the FFM entrance has been detoured to Clark St. that runs along the 41. You may park in the lot on Clark St. 

How can I volunteer?

Head to the Volunteer Page on our website and select First Fruits Market to sign up for an available shift.