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News, Farmers Market, Farmers Market Beverly Hills

It’s Pie Time! Annual Contest Returns To Beverly Hills Farmers Market Sunday

Posted Jun. 10, 2016, 1:58 pm

The Pie Bake a’la Beverly Hills & Piesta, the pie-loving, pie-baking event of the season, returns to the Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market this Sunday, June 12 from 9am to 1pm at the market’s Civic Center Drive location.

Downtown Farmers Markets

News, Farmers Market, Santa Monica Farmers Market

Farmers Market Abuzz With Fresh Fare

Posted Jun. 5, 2016, 12:11 pm

The weekly Downtown Farmers Market on Arizona drew hundreds of eager shoppers Saturday, all out to enjoy the sunshine and the very best organic and fresh local produce that vendors have on offer.

Gina of the Santa Monica Farmers Market chats about all things fruit and veg at weekly happening on Arizona Ave. in downtown Santa Monica.

News, Video, Farmers Market, Santa Monica

VIDEO: Fresh Produce & Fun At Santa Monica Farmers Market

Posted Nov. 6, 2015, 10:05 am

Gina Quattrochi of the Santa Monica Farmers Market chats about all things fruit and veg at weekly happening on Arizona Ave. in downtown Santa Monica.

One of the ponies at the Santa Monica farmers market every Sunday.

Opinion, Farmers Market, Main Street, Santa Monica

Letter: Ending Pony Ride's Monopoly On Farmers Market A Step Forward

Posted Mar. 21, 2015, 8:31 am

Dear Editor: I am a resident of Santa Monica who has been involved in numerous grassroots animal welfare investigations over the past 10 years. I am writing today to express my sincere appreciation for the City Council's decision to open the bidding process to non-animal vendors, ending the pony ride's decade-long monopoly on the entrance to Santa Monica’s Main Street Farmers Market.

A recent survey revealed the majority of attendees at the Main Street Farmers Market on Sundays are in favor of Tawni’s Ponies and Animal World Petting Zoo continuing to operate.

News, Farmers Market, Santa Monica

Dot Survey: 92% In Favor Of Keeping Ponies At Farmers Market

Posted Mar. 6, 2015, 8:48 am

Attendees of the Santa Monica Farmers Market held every Sunday on Main Street took the opportunity to have their preferences heard during a recent survey organized by City staff Feb. 15.

Tawni Angel has filed a lawsuit against pony-rights activists in Santa Monica.

News, Farmers Market, Main Street, Santa Monica, Courts

Tawnis Ponies Strike Back At Santa Monica Protestors With Lawsuit

Posted Nov. 14, 2014, 9:23 am

Tawnis Ponies has struck back at protestors who spent five months campaigning to oust the business from Santa Monica Farmers Markets on Main Street, by hitting them with a defamation lawsuit.

One of the ponies at the Santa Monica farmers market every Sunday.

News, City Council, Farmers Market, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Main Street Farmers Market Ponies Put Out To Pasture

Posted Sep. 12, 2014, 9:02 am

Following six months of vigorous free-the-pony campaigning, the ponies and petting zoo that have been a familiar sight at Santa Monica’s Main Street farmers market will have to look for greener fields mid next year, after the city voted Tuesday night to exclude animals from the weekly event.

Volunteers from the non-profit organization Food Forward collect unsold produce from the Santa Monica farmers markets that’s donated weekly to people in need.

News, Farmers Market, Santa Monica, Non Profits

Santa Monica Farmers Markets Donate Unsold Produce To Worthy Causes

Posted Sep. 10, 2014, 9:23 am

Ever wondered what happens to fresh produce that’s left over each week at farmers markets across Santa Monica?

Opinion, Farmers Market, Santa Monica, Oped

If I Free The Ponies, Can I Still Eat Hamburgers?

Posted Jun. 28, 2014, 1:58 am

If parents want to seek out a pony ride for their child they should be free to do that. But our city is not required to knowingly support outdated practices,especially when there’s even a whiff of potential abuse involved.

One of the ponies at the Santa Monica farmers market every Sunday.

Opinion, Farmers Market, Main Street, Santa Monica

Santa Monica Animal Cruelty Disguised As Entertainment

Posted Jun. 21, 2014, 6:56 am

The much-revered Mahatma Gandhi once said, “The greatness of a nation can be judged by the way its animals are treated.” I shudder to think what this peaceful warrior would say if he passed by the Santa Monica farmers market on Main Street.

Amelia Saltsman leads a tour at the downtown Santa Monica farmers’ market where she shares her insider tips and favorite farmers.

News, Farmers Market, Santa Monica, Food

New Santa Monica Farmers' Market Tour Makes A Ripe Debut

Posted Aug. 6, 2013, 9:24 am

Whether you’re new to the Santa Monica farmers’ markets or a market regular, Amelia Saltsman can open your eyes and show you more of what your farmers’ market has to offer.

Brandon Alan performing at The Mint in June. He will perform in Santa Monica this Sunday morning.

Seven Days, Farmers Market, Main Street, Santa Monica

Country Star Brandon Alan To Perform At Sunday Santa Monica Farmers Market

Posted Aug. 1, 2013, 8:29 am

After a successful June show at LA's famous venue "The Mint", country/rock star Brandon Alan will perform at the Santa Monica Farmers Market on Main Street this Sunday, Aug. 4 at 10 am.

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Seven Days, Farmers Market, Santa Monica

Pumpkin Decorating At Pico Farmers Market In Virginia Avenue Park Today

Posted Oct. 27, 2012, 1:27 am

The Pico Farmers Market in Virginia Avenue Park today, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. will offer no-carve pumpkin decorating.

Seven Days, Farmers Market, Santa Monica, Youth

Free Pumpkin Decorating Session Sunday At Main Street Farmers Market

Posted Oct. 21, 2012, 2:15 am

A no-carve Pumpkin Decorating session will be held at Santa Monica Farmers Market from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. today, Oct. 21 at the Main Street Farmers Market in Heritage Square (2640 Main Street).

Seven Days, Farmers Market, Santa Monica

Chili Roast At Santa Monica Farmers Market Saturday

Posted Sep. 21, 2012, 11:00 pm

Chili Roast at Santa Monica Farmers Market, will be held today (9/22) and next Saturday, Sept. 29 from 9 a.m. at the Pico Farmers Market.

News, Farmers Market, Santa Monica, Food

Visit Santa Monica Farmers Markets During Carmageddon II

Posted Sep. 18, 2012, 2:37 am

When Carmageddon II weekend arrives on Sept. 29/30, the Santa Monica Farmers Markets are encouraging residents to stay local and pick up some great fresh produce and some new recipes to try at home.

There are more than 600 varieties of heirloom tomatoes. Many are available at the Santa Monica Farmers Markets.

Seven Days, Farmers Market, Santa Monica, Food

Santa Monica Farmers Markets: A Look At Heirloom Tomatoes

Posted Jun. 27, 2012, 2:18 am

Dear Ms. Haricot, We were at the Santa Monica Farmers market last Saturday and we were amazed at all the different heirloom tomatoes varieti...

Weiser Family Farms. From purple fingerling potatoes to their newest spud, the red thumb (yes, they make great red mashed potatoes!) to purple, yellow or red carrots, Weiser Farms is a specialist in cutting edge root veggies.

Life And Arts, Seven Days, Farmers Market, Santa Monica, Food

Santa Monica Farmers Market: Ask Ms. Haricot

Posted May. 31, 2012, 2:16 am

Dear Ms. Haricot, I’ve just moved to Santa Monica (to Los Angeles, actually!) and am looking forward to my first visit to the Santa Monica...

Santa Monica Farmers Markets is a great place to source local produce.

Life And Arts, Farmers Market, Santa Monica, Food

Holiday Meal Shopping Guide At The Santa Monica Farmers Markets

Posted Nov. 22, 2011, 1:24 am

Thanksgiving is right around the corner, with the rest of the holiday season to come. These celebrations of food, family and friends also ...

From left: Chipotle Mexican Grill CEO Steve Ells, The Teaching Garden's Kelly Meyer, and The California Endowment's Dr. Robert K. Ross talk about integrity and food.

News, Farmers Market, Santa Monica

Looking Back On Santa Monica's First Good Food Festival

Posted Sep. 23, 2011, 5:25 am

Last week’s Good Food Festival and Conference was a spectacular celebration of 30 years of good food and local farming at the Santa Monica Wednes...

The Santa Monica Farmer's Market concluded the Good Food Festival and Conference at SaMoHi on Sunday.

Life And Arts, Samohi, Downtown, Video, Farmers Market, Santa Monica

Good Food Festival and Conference Concludes

Posted Sep. 19, 2011, 11:35 pm

After five days of chef demonstrations, plenty of fresh produce and a display of alternative grocery shopping, the Santa Monica Farmer's Market con...

The Good Food Festival & Conference will be held Sept. 14 to 18.

News, Farmers Market, Santa Monica

Day 5: Santa Monica's Good Food Festival Final Day Highlights

Posted Sep. 18, 2011, 8:50 am

Santa Monica’s first-ever Good Food Festival and Conference concludes today, wrapping up five days of events that have highlighted the freshest f...

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