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25 of Los Angeles Farmers Markets for Foodies

With astonishing produce and quirky artisans, Los Angeles farmers markets make healthy eating joyful and bring to life live music and exciting events.

Farmers markets are full of things to do in Los Angeles. The fresh fruits and veggies are breathtaking, and each market dishes up unique specialties. You might feast on a Nutella crepe, sigh with bliss over a tamale, or pick out weird greens with names you can’t even pronounce.

All that while enjoying live music, vibing with local DJs, and getting the best DIY cooking demos in town. Join us as we explore LA’s most exciting farmers markets.

Crenshaw Neighborhood

1. Crenshaw Farmers Market

Locations: Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza, 3650 W Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008

Fire Station 54, 5730 Crenshaw Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90043

Hours: Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Crenshaw locals can choose from two exciting farmers markets, both run by nonprofit SeeLA. At the larger Crenshaw Blvd. location, rev up your energy to hop into a Zumba class, then satisfy your hunger with homemade tamales and kettle corn.

Over at the Baldwin Hills location, the big draw is the delectable Jamaican patties, though we’re also huge fans of the pupusas and the watermelon agua fresca (and, of course, all those healthy veggies!). The market takes CalFresh EBT cards — and even offers Market Match, which matches the card's value up to $10 per day!

Mar Vista Neighborhood

2. Mar Vista Farmers Market

Location: 3826 Grand View Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90066

Hours: Sundays, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

With flowers, coffee, and handmade jewelry, not to mention free pet-sitting and a bike valet, what’s not to love about this popular farmers market that’s wildly accessible to the wheelchair-bound? Vegans are crazy for the cashew-based cheese and plant-based breakfast burritos, and that mango coconut milk is to die for.

Dance joyfully to the live music, and let your kids enjoy the participatory art booths. Other special treats at the Mar Vista Farmers Market include New Zealand ice cream and strawberries.

Photographer: Andre Moura

Mid-City Neighborhood

3. The Original Farmers Market

Location: 6333 West Third Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036

Hours: Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.; Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Angelenos have flocked to the Original Farmers Market since 1880, basking in its quirky offerings and welcoming flow. Yes, there’s plenty of farm-to-table seasonal produce here, but don’t miss the high-quality butcher shops, poulterers, and fresh food markets.

The vibe may be funky, but the shops offer intriguing toys, skin care products, candles, shoes, and jewelry, as well as amazing flowers and books. Feel like a snack? You face a challenging choice, thanks to offerings from Singapore, Brazil, Korea, and more, not to mention BBQ, sushi, and the most mouth-watering candy apples anywhere. The merchants featured at the Original Farmers Market may not be on the list of fancy restaurants in Los Angeles, but they are definitely some local favorites.

The largest market in LA, the Original Farmers Market truly has it all. You could spend a couple of hours here and not even scratch the surface.

Photographer: Tom Tor

Hollywood Neighborhood

4. Hollywood Farmers Market

Location: 1600 Ivar Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038

Hours: Sundays, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

One of the oldest farmers markets in Cali, the Hollywood Farmers Market deserves its own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame (just a block away!). Don’t be surprised to see star chefs choosing everything from avocados and olive oil to artisanal honey and fresh oysters.

Locals line up for the bacon and mushrooms, and seriously, that olive focaccia will take you to another universe. Because SeeLA runs this market, you get “double bucks” with your EBT card — and two live bands every weekend!

Westside Neighborhood

5. West LA Farmers Market

Location: 11338 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90025

Hours: Sundays, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The small West LA Farmers Market promotes community in the best way, bringing together neighbors and featuring local bands and dancers to make your shopping creative and fun. Show up early for the free yoga class, then relax with some amazing pupusas.

Free parking (on the Westside? Score!) is a bonus, and the local honey booth includes unexpected flavors. Avocado honey for the win!

6. Brentwood Farmers Market

Location: 741 Gretna Green Way, Los Angeles, CA 90049 (Brentwood Science Magnet School)

Hours: Sundays, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Dried fruits? You got it. Homemade jams? Oh, baby! Coconut jerky? Why, yes indeed. You’ll find it all at the tucked-away Brentwood Farmers Market, where everyone seems to know each other and the artisan vendors offer free samples. The sourdough bread is beyond amazing, and that guy you think might be a movie star probably is.

Look for the specialty vendors (yes, that cashmere sweater is the real deal), and grab a dozen roses to make your day even more dreamy.

7. Beverly Hills Farmers Market

Locations: 9300 Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

Hours: Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

The 90210 ZIP Code is the place for exciting events wrapped around the weekly Beverly Hills Farmers Market. Whether it’s the Harvest Festival, complete with costume contests, pumpkin carving, and Day of the Dead celebrations, the annual Picklefest, or monthly arts and crafts fun for kids, this farmers market finds ways to be immersive and creative.

The weekly petting zoo and pony rides, picnic tables, and live jazz encourage you to make yourself at home — and, oh yes, you can fill your bags with fresh produce to your heart’s content.

San Fernando Valley Neighborhood

13. Encino Farmers Market

Location: 17400 Victory Blvd., Van Nuys, CA 91406

Hours: Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Community matters at the Encino Farmers Market, where part of every dollar spent goes to local senior services — we love that! So you’re doing a good deed when you munch on scrumptious French pastries, Salvadoran pizzas, and vegan ceviche. Family farms bring their best produce, and the fresh eggs turn breakfast into a revelation.

14. North Hollywood Farmers Market

Location: 5331 Bakman Ave., North Hollywood, CA 91601

Hours: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Located in the NoHo Arts District, the NoHo Farmers Market prides itself as a home to artists. Expect to be dazzled by the handmade jewelry, artworks, and clothing showcased in the dedicated Artists Village, and don’t miss the comedy-folk music duo that entertains each weekend.

This ultra-chill small market offers a unique vibe and some one-of-a-kind offerings, including Häsi bread, dyed blue and yellow with natural flavorings.

15. Studio City Farmers Market

Location: 2052 Ventura Place, Studio City, CA 91604

Hours: Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Fun is at the heart of the most kid-friendly farmers market in LA. A climbing wall, a playground, a petting zoo, face painting, and a real live train make the Studio City Farmers Market your kids’ fave destination of the week. Tempting pupusas, pizzas, rice balls, and lobster add to the delight. And you can feel good knowing that all profits go to local schools and nonprofits.

16. Burbank Farmers Market

Location: 101 N. Glenoaks Blvd., Burbank, CA 91502

Hours: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Seasonal favorites and unusual veggies are the name of the game here. Fresh kimchi is a much-loved highlight at the Burbank Certified Farmers Market, and you’ll find all the vegan and gluten-free choices you want. Then there’s the eggs. The olive oil. The blueberries. Each of them will change your life — as will the artichoke ravioli that you definitely have to take home.

Beach Cities

17. Long Beach Marina Farmers Market

Location: 205 N. Marina Dr., Long Beach, CA 90803

Hours: Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The Pacific Ocean lapping the shore right next to the Long Beach Marina Farmers Market might distract you with its sheer awesomeness — but once you see the amazing offerings, you’ll be ready to shop (and eat!). No surprise that you’ll find incredible seafood here. Take home some fresh fish, or bask in the bliss of a perfect shrimp taco.

18. Manhattan Beach Farmers Market

Location: 451 Manhattan Beach Blvd., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266

Hours: Tuesday, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Dumplings and hummus and fudge, oh my! The Manhattan Beach Farmers Market treats you to exotic, one-of-a-kind delights such as quail eggs, lion’s mane mushrooms, bone broth, and Argentinian arepas.

You’ll love the live music, and your kids will take joy in the balloon animals and face painting. Grab some raw nuts, fresh berries, and sugar cane juice for a day at the beach (right down the street!).

Photographer: Clem Onojeghuo

Eastside Neighborhood

19. East Los Angeles Farmers Market

Location: 4801 E. Third St., East Los Angeles, CA 90022 (Belvedere Park)

Hours: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

East LA artisans, popular vendors, and nonprofits shine at this marketplace that highlights the neighborhood’s diverse talents. Expect live Latin music each Saturday at the East Los Angeles Certified Farmers Market — and don’t miss the special events.

The Queer Mercado pops up the third Saturday of the month with queer vendors and quirky art, and the Goddess Mercado struts its stuff each second Saturday, bringing Latina vendors and a breathtaking fashion show takeover. EBT Market Match benefits are offered, and the city often hosts fresh food giveaways at this must-see market.

Central and Northeast LA Neighborhoods

20. Atwater Village Farmers Market

Location: 3528 Larga Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039

Hours: Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

High-quality local farms strut their stuff at the family-friendly Atwater Village Farmers Market, where locals flock to pick up sourdough bread, phenomenally tasty fresh eggs, vegan cheese, and fresh-roasted coffee. An EBT card receives $10 in matching bucks as you stock up on fresh berries and heirloom tomatoes.

21. Echo Park Farmers Market

Location: 1146 Logan Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90026 (at Sunset Blvd.)

Hours: Friday, 3:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

At the small but trendy Echo Park Farmers Market, live music brings out the neighbors to get the weekend started, and you can grab fun dinner choices that include tamales and gluten-free Philly cheesesteaks. The massage booth lets you shed all the hassles of the week, and you can pick up some amazing croissants for Saturday’s breakfast.

22. Montrose Harvest Market

Location: 2300 Honolulu Ave., Glendale, CA 91214

Hours: Sunday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

On Sundays, the charming stretch of Honolulu Ave. becomes an even more exciting destination with the Montrose Harvest Market. That fresh produce is truly local (as close as Sun Valley!), and you’ll smell the delectable strawberries from a block away.

Whether your taste runs to rainbow carrots, fresh-baked scones, or horchata, you’ll find what you need for happiness. Plus, there's a petting zoo for the kids!

Downtown LA Neighborhood

23. Historic Downtown Farmers Market

Location: 500 S. Spring St., Los Angeles, CA 90015

Hours: Sunday, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Yes, LA has history. And when you come here, you’re in the heart of it — and right next to the famed (and Instagram-worthy) destination, The Last Bookstore.

The Historic Downtown Farmers Market leans toward artisans and prepared foods, but you can grab yummy fruits and veggies as well at this Sunday farmers market in Los Angeles.

Lots of Hispanic cuisine of all types, plus everything from crystals and CBD oils to live plants and incense.

Although not technically located downtown, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art is definitely worth visiting, as it is not too far from the farmers market. LACMA is the largest art museum in the Western United States, with an extensive collection of art from various cultures and periods, making it a must-visit on the list of museums in Los Angeles.

Culver City Neighborhood

24. Culver City Farmers Market

Location: Corner of Culver Blvd. and Main St.

Hours: Tuesday, 2:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Japanese bento boxes. Jamaican dirty rice. Real French baguettes — it’s all about diversity at the friendly hipster Culver City Farmers Market, where you’ll also find indigenous buckwheat honey, green juices, pasture-raised meats, and the most life-changing cronuts ever. Nearby picnic tables and the Culver Steps provide plenty of places to relax.

Larchmont Neighborhood

25. Larchmont Village Farmers Market

Location: 209 S. Larchmont Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90004

Hours: Wednesday, 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sunday, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Larchmont Village is a special place, as its locals know well when they flock to the Larchmont Village Farmers Market twice a week to enjoy live music, freshly made pasta, astonishing handmade yogurts, and the richest, most decadent eggs in town. High-quality, perfectly sweet produce is on tap, and our favorite vendors are ready to enhance the sense of community.

Photographer: boaphotostudio

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Santa Monica Neighborhood

8. Downtown Santa Monica Farmers Market

Location: Arizona Ave. and the Third Street Promenade, Santa Monica, CA 90401

Hours: Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.; Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

So big they have to block off multiple streets, the Downtown Santa Monica Farmers Market is an unforgettable experience that draws folks from all over LA. If you’ve gone organic, this is the top spot in town. Homemade jams, fresh-pressed juices, true French bakery treats, microgreens, hand-churned butter — it’s all here, and it's all delicious.

Enjoy the street musicians, and come early to see famous chefs planning their menus around the incredible produce.

9. Santa Monica Farmers Markets

Locations: Santa Monica Pico Farmers Market: 2200 Virginia Ave., Santa Monica, CA 90405 (Virginia Avenue Park)

Main Street Farmers Market: 2640 Main Street, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Hours: Santa Monica Pico: Saturday, 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Main Street: Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

These two alternatives to the Downtown farmers market bring a fun neighborhood vibe to the weekend. Head to the Pico Farmers Market for stunning wild-caught seafood and flavorful fresh produce, and relax in the park while you listen to live music.

At the Main Street Farmers Market, local crafters set up their wares next to Main Street’s trendy boutiques. The nut butter, microgreens, and breathtaking hummus will bring you back for more.

San Gabriel Valley Neighborhood

10. South Pasadena Farmers Market

Location: 920 Meridian Ave., South Pasadena, CA 91030

Hours: Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. (7:00 p.m. in winter)

South Pasadena is the gracious, elegant gentlelady of LA neighborhoods, so of course its farmers market also exudes charm and grace. Relax under towering trees as you enjoy sheep’s milk yogurt, roasted street corn, and artisanal croissants. Choose heirloom organic fruits from family farms, and don’t forget to take home some small batch of olive oil.

The South Pasadena Farmers Market is right off the LA Metro’s Gold Line for the easiest possible access.

11. Alhambra Farmers Market

Location: 100 S. Second Street, Alhambra, CA 91801

Hours: Sunday, 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Asian veggies and organic produce are highlights of the small Alhambra Certified Farmers Market, where locals rave about the flavorful stone fruits, fresh berries, and hand-pressed apple cider vinegar. Enjoy handmade scallion pancakes, and don’t miss the inspiring Lunar New Year celebrations, with local performers raising the bar onstage.

12. Altadena Farmers Market

Location: 600 W. Palm St., Altadena CA 91001 (Victory Park)

Hours: Wednesday, 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

The Altadena Certified Farmers Market brings wellness to underserved communities, with free produce boxes for seniors and a dedication to being completely green and sustainable. The BBQ sampler is positively enlightening — snag a spot at one of the picnic tables to enjoy it right away. Plus rice balls! Ice cream! Pizza! Are you on your way there yet?

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