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8 LA Farmers Markets for Every Type of Local

Which Farmers Market Are You Headed to This Weekend?

Whether you’re looking to eat cleaner or support a small business, shopping at your local farmers market is a great way to expand your palette and learn more about your community. Thankfully, if you live in LA, there is no shortage when it comes to incredible farmers markets. If you’re a surfer in Santa Monica or a businessman in Beverly Hills, there really is something for everyone at these eight unique LA farmers markets. Los Angeles Farmers Markets

 

For the: Simple Shopper

Brentwood Village Farmers Market

The Brentwood Farmers Market offers a balanced array of premade foods and fresh ingredients that can be prepared at home. If you’re the type who prefers to stock up on tasty produce and organic premade meals, you’ll appreciate the abundance of healthy options. If you’re shopping with kids, be sure to take them over to the adorable petting zoo. Also, don’t leave without snagging some hummus from Mom’s Products—you won’t regret it.

When: Saturdays, 8 a.m.-noon
Where: 741 S Gretna Green Way
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Los Angeles Farmers Markets

For the: Plant-Based Buyer

Larchmont Village Farmers Market

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When it comes to getting the brightest, ripest and freshest fruits and veggies, the Larchmont Village Farmers Market is your best bet. This farmers market features rows and rows of berries that are sure to make your mouth water, along with an abundance of nutritious veggies. Vegans and veggie-lovers will go wide-eyed as they stroll past the different stands of organic and green vendors, making it the best market for those who prefer to eat plant-based.

When: Wednesdays, 1-5 p.m.
Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 209 N Larchmont Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90067

 

For the: Coastal Cook

Santa Monica Farmers Market

The Santa Monica Farmers Market takes place just across the street from the beach, giving visitors a coastal breeze that sets the scene as they do some shopping from vendors who have been here over 40 years. With one of the largest selections of locally grown fruits and veggies in all of Southern California, the Santa Monica Farmers Market is a must-visit for those who like to indulge in coastal cuisine. From sustainable seafood to artisan cheeses, there are plenty of wonderful selections to choose from when crafting a Mediterranean-inspired menu.

When: Wednesdays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: 155-199 Arizona Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Los Angeles Farmers Markets

For the: Lowkey Local

Mar Vista Farmers Market

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Though it’s known to get pretty busy, the Mar Vista Farmers Market creates the perfect setting for the laid-back local. If you’re looking for a unique place to enjoy a weekend lunch, head to the Mar Vista Farmers Market and hop around from vendor to vendor for some exciting multicultural options. They even have resident DJs creating a total vibe for you to immerse yourself in while you explore. 

When: Sundays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Where: 12198 Venice Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90066

 

For the: Trendy Influencer 

Beverly Hills Farmers Market

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In true Beverly Hills fashion, the Beverly Hills Farmers Market offers an upscale and festive experience that anyone and everyone will appreciate. The baked goods are out of this world, and you won’t want to miss out on a seeded country loaf from Lodge Bread. There is also live music and a petting zoo, giving you plenty of opportunities for fun and photo ops. If you keep your eyes peeled, you might even spot your favorite celebrity hiding in a baseball cap. 

When: Sundays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: 9300 Civic Center Dr
Beverly Hills, CA 90210

For the: Aspiring Chef

Hollywood Farmers Market

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The Hollywood Farmers Market is home to some of the best artisan products and quality foods in LA. From local wines to farm-fresh eggs, those looking to enhance their at-home meals and improve their cooking skills need to stop by this Sunday market. While it is easy to find great fruits and veggies at most farmers markets, Autonomy Farms is the ultimate vendor when it comes to getting quality and sustainable beef, pork and chicken. 

When: Sundays, 8 a.m.-1 p.m.
Where: 1600 Ivar Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90028

Los Angeles Farmers Markets

For the: Gourmet Foodie

The Original Farmers Market

Between the gourmet grocery stores and the diverse array of restaurants, The Original Farmers Market (next to The Grove) is the perfect place for patrons seeking a tasty food tour. Though it is different from your standard open-air farmers market, this historic LA staple has been serving delicious eats since 1934. While there are over 100 different businesses to explore, you cannot miss out on the French cuisine at Monsieur Marcel. 

When: Sundays-Thursdays, 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Fridays-Saturdays, 10 a.m.-9 p.m.
Where: 6333 W Third St
Los Angeles, CA 90036

Los Angeles Farmers Markets

For the: Sustainable Shopper

Westwood Village Farmers Market

The Westwood Village Farmers Market places a huge emphasis on eating local, drinking local and supporting local. In addition to supporting the community, the Westwood Village Farmers Market highlights the importance of shopping consciously and creating eco-friendly habits. If you find yourself craving something sweet, be sure to stop by Rock Salt Ice Cream. The market also features live music, making it a fun stop when strolling through town with friends. 

When: Thursdays, Noon-5 p.m.
Where: 1036 Broxton Ave
Los Angeles, CA 90024
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Allie Lebos graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 2017 with a BA in Communication. While in school she was a staff writer at The Daily Nexus for nearly two years. Since graduating she has written for The Palisades Magazine, as well as Hidden Hills Magazine. Currently living in Santa Monica, Allie loves to indulge in good food, hot yoga, and daily walks along the beach; writing articles on travel, special events, as well as features on local businesses and individuals.

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