Bay Area Flea Markets are a Scavenger Hunt for the Green

We won’t deny that we are vintage junkies – we’re writing this post from a vintage shell chair right now! But flea markets and antiques fairs have a new vantage point appealing to the eco friendly market, especially in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Buying vintage, especially for large items like furniture is technically more eco than any other earth-saving options out there. You’re buying something pre-owned, so in your new ownership nothing needs to be manufactured, and you’re saving that item from going into landfills.

So there you have it: Making old things new makes those things green!
If you live in the SF area, here are our favorite flea market events to hit up:

The Alemany Flea Market in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights
100 Alemany Blvd
San Francisco, CA 94110
Every Sunday

The Alameda Antiques Fair at Alameda Point
2900 Navy Way (at Main Street)
Alameda, CA 94501
The 1st Sunday of every month

Candlestick Park Antiques & Collectibles Fair in San Francisco’s Candlestick Park
602 Jamestown Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124

These antique and vintage finds need a home (and not a landfill)! We’ve found some of our very favorite pieces of furniture at these events and can not only appreciate their provenance, but their rebirth as well!


2 responses to “Bay Area Flea Markets are a Scavenger Hunt for the Green

  1. If you come to St Louis, MO, let me know and I’ll introduce you to the resale shops, antique stores, flea markets, garage and estate sales in our area

  2. Pingback: Pairing Kyler with Ecosalon’s 5 Fashion Trends to Thrift | kyler jewelry

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