There is no better destination than one of LA’s many, many Farmer’s Markets when it comes to getting fresh produce. From Beverly Hills to Santa Monica, Studio City, and beyond, there is a bounty of markets to choose from throughout the week. Check out our farmer’s market guide for this week’s Out & About.
Los Angeles Farmer’s Market Guide
Hollywood Farmers Market
Most people don’t come to Hollywood for the fresh produce, but you can if you happen to be local or near the area. Taking place every Sunday from 8am to 1pm, rain or shine, Hollywood’s farmer’s market has a lot to offer. The market includes over 70 farmers and artisans, with live music and other pop-up surprises on occasion. The Hollywood Farmer’s Market was also one of the first farmers’ markets to start up in California.
Silver Lake Farmers Market
Most Angeleno’s know that Silver Lake has a bounty of artisan items from street corner to street corner. That’s why it should come as no surprise that the neighborhood market is the place to be while you peruse produce. If you do venture to the Silver Lake farmers market, you’ll have no shortage of fantastic vintage clothing finds and jewelry stands. Highlights beyond the fashion digs include delicious mason-jarred goat cheese and amazing citrus vendors.
Westside Farmer’s Market Guide
Beverly Hills Farmers Market
If you’re looking for a quality community farmers market, the Beverly Hills market offers just that. From music performances from the local school band to food options that are quintessential 90210, stop by on any given Sunday. If you’re hungry, you can’t go wrong with the French Crepe Kettle Corn stand. As far as produce goes, more than 60 vendors typically take up the stretch between Third Street and Santa Monica Boulevard. What’s even better? They have a Kids Zone that perfect for even the littlest shopper with pony rides and a petting zoo. While some activities were halted due to the pandemic, you can still expect some measure of fun at BH’s beloved farmers market.
Santa Monica Farmers Market
Shopping for produce by the sea? Yes, please. The Santa Monica Farmers Market is a go-to choice for local chefs, thanks to its bounty of fresh produce and items. Open on Wednesdays and Saturdays; you’ll find plenty of options at this market located along Arizona Avenue. Enjoy your grocery stroll while taking in the nearby air and ambiance of the sea. Just don’t forget to take advantage of Santa Monica’s free parking for the first 90 minutes. Because who doesn’t love free or reduced-priced parking?
Brentwood Farmers Market
One of the great things about this farmers market, besides being wide open and spacious, is the variety of items you’ll find. The Brentwood Farmers Market has no shortage of stunning fresh flowers and produce. Located south of San Vicente Boulevard, the market has become a staple for area locals as a Sunday activity.
Valley Farmer’s Market Guide
Studio City Farmer’s Market
If you happen to be a foodie, the Studio City Farmer’s Market happens to be the place for you. Set up right along Ventura Place every Sunday from 8 am to 1 pm, the market has become a must for food-lovers around town. From slices of Margherita pizza courtesy of Olive Wood Pizza to the gluten-free bakery, there’s something for everyone. Even if you are not hungry, you’ll have an easy time picking up groceries with their array of fresh options.
Altadena Farmer’s Market
If you can make your way to Loma Alta Park, you’ll find dozens of booths with plenty of local produce and finds from creative artisans. The Altadena Farmer’s Market takes place every Wednesday late afternoon and evening. Enjoy delicious finds like locally raised meats and handmade charcuterie at this valley staple.
Burbank Certified Farmers market
While the Burbank Certified Farmers’ Market is smaller than those mentioned above, it makes up for its size in quality offerings. Literally, all of the produce they offer is certified California-grown. From delicious artichokes and avocados, fresh cheeses for fresh cheeses, they’ve got it all.