As Summer comes to an end, give going to your local grocery store a break and take a journey to your local outdoors farmers’ market. There is nothing like picking out your own fresh food to cook and eat…all while saving money! Attending your local farmers’ market is fun to do alone, with your loved one, with your kids and with friends.
What is in season right now?
-Apples, pears, raspberries, strawberries, peaches, tomatoes, potatoes, mushrooms summer and winter squash, broccoli, kale, chard, beets, turnips, oranges, tangerines and more!
Below is a list of our favorite LA farmers’ markets .
ECHO PARK FARMERS’ MARKET: Fridays, 3:00 PM-7:00 PM
Certified farmer’s market featuring locally grown seasonal vegetables and fruits, fresh cut flowers and more!
Where: Parking Lot #663 on Logan Street (south of Sunset Blvd.)
EAGLE ROCK FARMERS’ MARKET: Fridays, 5:00 PM-8:30 PM
Bonuses include an array of prepared food stands including foods from around the world and live entertainment. Come hungry and bring your kids and pets!
2100 Merton Avenue, Los Angeles
SILVER LAKE FARMERS’ MARKET: Saturdays, 8:00 AM-1:00 PM
Grab a coffee and pastry (the twice baked hazelnut croissant is out of control) from Intelligentsia and walk across the street to the Silver Lake Farmers’ Market! Shop for veggies, fruits, flowers and gifts from local artisans.
Where: 3700 Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles
ATWATER VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET: Sundays, 10:00-2:00 PM
With 12 farmers, 7 food vendors and a large selection of fresh fruits, vegetables, breads meat, nuts, sweets and flowers, this is one of our favorite places to go on Sunday Funday! Keep an eye out for events such as cooking demonstrations, tastings, contests, children’s activities and live entertainment.
Where: 3250 Glendale Blvd. (at Brunswick), Atwater Village
LARCHMONT VILLAGE FARMERS’ MARKET: Sundays, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM
This Farmers’ market is small but amazing! Tons of fresh vegetables, fruits, meat, fish, bread and more. If you have not been to Larchmont Village, walk around and enjoy all of the small boutiques. You MUST stop into Lette (across the street from the farmers’ market) to have our favorite French macarons (passion fruit is a must-have). Don’t blame us when you develop a new addiction.
209 N. Larchmont Boulevard, Los Angeles
(Gerber Daisies from the Larchmont Farmers’ Market and French Macarons from Lette)
Get up bright and early, bring your favorite eco-friendly shopping bag, grab your morning cup of coffee and head on over to your local farmers’ market. Shopping for food should be fun and can be extremely therapeutic. Start your day off right!