Next Farmers Market date: July 3 (Sunday)
Address: 209 N Larchmont Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90004
Location: north of 1st Street, just south of Beverly Blvd
West side of the street, across from the Rite Aid Pharmacy
at Lot 694, the city parking lot with the clock
Fresh roses, gourmet mac and cheese, sunflower sprouts, lemon almonds, naan, balsamic vinegar, dolmades, flan, rotisserie chicken, tamales… Item availability is highly subject to change.
When: Sunday, 10 am – 2 pm, though many vendors are set up earlier
Forms of Payment: merchants accept mostly cash; prepare small bills
Parking: free underground parking by the Rite Aid across the street
Accessibility: crowded, but ok for wheelchairs (strollers galore!)
For sale: fresh organic fruit and vegetables; nuts; flowers; breads; cheeses
History: been there since 2001
California Certified Farmers’ Markets
A few of the vendors within or near the market proper:
Rella’s Midnight Bakery: goat cheese and jalapeño kolache, fresh pear kolache, simit, chocolate chip peanut butter bread, cornbread (gluten-free), honey graham chocolate brittle (gluten-free), spiced cheese roll, cinnamon roll
Gourmet Blends – balsamic vinegar, dipping oils
Market Candle – made from soy wax with cotton wick
Bella Sol Foods – mango salsa and gluten-free chips
Me Gusta – gourmet tamales
Lush Foods – Indian dishes and organic pomegranate juice
Paddy Mac – gourmet mac and cheese with truffles!
Grill Masters – rotisserie chicken
Ann’s Bakery of Port Hueneme – cakes and pastries
Owners: Isaias and Martha Quintana
Crepes, Quesadillas and Burritos of 37th Street
savory crepes like ham, turkey, chicken and cheese $5 each
sweet crepes like nutella, strawberry and banana…
Flan King – Sweet Potato, Chocolate, Marble, Coffee & Mocha
Prices: $3 for individual serving $25 to serve 10
Santiago Farms – berries!
blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, even yellow berries!
Atkins Nursery of Fallbrook, California
citrus, avocado and sub-tropical trees! (760) 728-1610
ThinKrisps – crispy cheese disks!
Alex’s Fruits and Nuts
almonds, seeds, dried banana, organic mango, chili tamarindo
Skyline Flower Growers
Robertino’s Cucina – the owner of La Luna!
Bolaños Sprouts — sunflower, broccoli, mung bean
wheatgrass for pets, fenugreek, Spanish peanuts…
Nicholas Family Farms – Organically Grown Produce
Rick and Penny Nicholas of 7602 S. Monson, Orange Cove, CA 93646
Fresh Seafood – Local & Exotic
Baller Gear — baseball caps and merch
King Swami with whom the kids love playing their toy instruments
Flowers sold by Sheran and Ron Burke
all roses of varied colors! about $10 a bunch
Massage – $12 for 10 minutes (was $10)
Olive Oil, Olives, Hummus, Feta, Dolmades, Tzatziki, Mousaka, Pita, Etc.
Victoria Duque – jewelry designs featured in InStyle magazine
Laurent Bonjour’s cheese truck
Two Dog Organic Nursery – Earthbox kits and organically raised plants
Heirloom Lettuces, Indonesian White Guava and Ice Cream Bananas
Saveurs Ready-to-Heat French Gourmet Cuisine
Just a few steps away from the Farmers Market is a chance to foster and adopt pets like abandoned dogs and cats. As long as the weather does permit, representatives of the Mutt Movement and Kitt Crusaders are on hand with animals in need of new homes.
To use EBT, try the Hollywood Farmers Market at 1500 Ivar Avenue by Selma Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90028. They are also open every Sunday, from around 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. For inquiries regarding the HFM, call the phone number (323) 463-3171.