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Your Guide to Los Angeles’s East Side Farmers Markets

Garlic is on its way out. Out of season, I mean. In California, it’s easy for it to seem we have a constant supply of fresh fruits and vegetables no matter the season because so much of what we buy at our grocery stores travels such great distances to reach us. So there’s always been a soft spot in my heart for farmers markets and organic produce sold by local and regional growers. Afterall, What small town would be complete without a weekly Farmers Market? Luckily, the east side of Los Angeles makes up several small towns (the neighborhoods feel like small towns anyway) and so it offers several farmers markets where you can find a wide variety of  affordably-priced fruits, vegetables, honey, herbs, bread, flowers, vintage clothing, arts & crafts, and more.

Everyone from local families who live in the neighborhood to some of Southern California’s most respected chefs use our farmers markets as their weekly food source and walk-in pantry. And once you visit any of the markets on our list below it’s easy to see why: vine-ripened and tree-ripened local produce is way tastier than your average grocery supply, you can feel good about eliminating packaging and plastic waste, it’s amazing to know the people who grow your food by name, and so much more. It’s simply amazing to buy food from passionate people who value sustainable agricultural practices.

Below you will find the definitive list of all of Los Angeles’s east side farmers markets that specialize in every crop that’s grown seasonally around our great state of California, for every day of the week. Except for Mondays for some curious reason. That must be the day of rest for our local growers.

So what’s in season this September? Dates. Lemons. Grapefruits. Cantaloupes. Pears. Prunes. Strawberries. Artichokes. Avocados. Potatoes. Spinach. Find a great list of seasonal fruits and vegetables here.

Tuesday

Old L.A. Certified Farmers Market
Tuesdays, 3 p.m. to 8 p.m.
N Figueroa & Ave 58

Pasadena Certified Farmers Market at Villa Park Center
Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
363 East Villa Street, Pasadena

Silver Lake Certified Farmers Market
Tuesdays (and Sundays, too!), 2 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
3700 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake

Wednesday

Altadena Certified Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. (spring/summer)
Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. (fall/winter)
600 W. Palm St., Altadena

Lincoln Heights Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Broadway and Daly, Lincoln Heights

Pershing Square Farmers Market
Wednesdays, 11:00 a.m. to 2 p.m.
532 S. Olive St., Downtown

Thursday

Downtown L.A. (7th and Figueroa) Farmers Market
Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
735 S. Figueroa St., Downtown

South Pasadena Farmers Market
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. (spring and summer)
Thursdays, 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. (fall and winter)
Meridian Avenue and El Centro on the Metro Gold Line Station, South Pasadena

Friday

Bank of America Plaza Farmers Market 
Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
333 S. Hope St., Downtown

Eagle Rock Farmers Market
Fridays, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
2035 Colorado Blvd, Eagle Rock

Echo Park Farmers Market
Fridays, 3 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
663 Logan St., Echo Park

Saturday

Burbank Certified Farmers Market 
Saturdays, 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Olive Avenue and Glenoaks Boulevard, Burbank

La Cañada, Flintridge Farmers Market
Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
1346 Foothill Blvd., La Cañada

Pasadena Certified Farmers Market at Victory Park
Saturdays 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
2900 E Sierra Madre Blvd. at Paloma Street, Pasadena

Silver Lake Certified Farmers Market
Saturdays (and Tuesdays, too!), 9 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
3700 Sunset Blvd., Silver Lake

Sunday

Alhambra Certified Farmers Market 
Sundays, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
South Second Street between Main and Commonwealth, Alhambra

Atwater Village Certified Farmers Market
Sundays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
3250 Glendale Blvd., Atwater Village

Historic Downtown Los Angeles Farmers Market
Sundays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
5th Street Between Spring and Broadway, Los Angeles

Hollywood Certified Farmers Market
Sundays, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Hollywood Blvd. and Ivar Street, Hollywood

Larchmont Village Farmers Market
Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
209 N. Larchmont Blvd., Windsor Square

Los Feliz Village Certified Farmers Market 
Sundays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
1825 N. Vermont Ave., Los Feliz

Montrose Harvest Market and Marketplace
Sundays, 9 a.m. to  2 p.m.
Glendale’s Old Town, 3808 Ocean View Blvd.

 

Jacqueline Tager | CalBre#: 1476997
jacqueline.tager@sothebyshomes | (323) 697-3040
Sotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage
1801 N Hillhurst Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027

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