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27+ Best Farmers Markets in Los Angeles for Fresh Fruits and Vegetables

Updated August, 2020, with all the farmers markets operating in Los Angeles now.

Farmers’ markets are a way of life for Los Angeles residents, even before it was cool. The pioneering Santa Monica market celebrated its 30th anniversary in 2011. Thanks to the year-round perfect weather in Southern California, Los Angeles has year-round Farmers Markets where home chefs and restaurant suppliers like to pick up the freshest produce available.

Even in these trying times, some Los Angeles Farmers’ Markets are remaining open to deliver fresh produce, although they have ceased serving prepared food and being a place to congregate – for now. We’ll keep you updated as we learn of both openings and closures that will affect your shopping.

Farmers markets are like the Los Angeles version of the European town square, where you shop for dinner, chat with farmers’ and even grab a coffee and a pastry with friends. To assist you we’ve created a list of the best farmers markets in Los Angeles.

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Altadena Farmers Market
600 West Palm Avenue, Altadena, CA 91001

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place. Now offering online ordering and pickups.

The Altadena Farmers Market is now a Prepaid/No Contact Farmers Market and plans to remain that way indefinitely. Customers may order Thursday through Saturday for pick-up the following Wednesday between 1:00 pm and 3:00 pm. Details are available online. 

Atwater Village Farmers’ Market
3528 Larga Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90039

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The Atwater Village Farmers’ Market invites families to shop on Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm. Families will find a large assortment of fruits and vegetables, tamales, breads, cheeses, and more. 

Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market
9300 Civic Center Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The Beverly Hills Farmers’ Market is open and ready to welcome families! A few changes are in place, including farmers offering pre-packaged foods. Additionally, special events, such as live music and a petting zoo, are not currently being offered. Families are also asked to send only one family member per household to shop, to help reduce crowd size. Generally, the market features special events such as a Kid’s Zone, Cookin’ Kids, Story Time, Community Services Department Showcase, Pie Bake and Piesta, PickleFest and hosts more than 60 farmers and vendors every week. Open Sundays from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., rain or shine. Seniors and those at high-risk may shop earlier on Sunday mornings from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. 

Brentwood Farmers Market
741 South Gretna Green Way, Los Angeles, CA 90049

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.
At the Brentwood Farmers’ Market you’ll find a wide variety of produce as well as baked goods, specialty gourmet prepared foods and handmade arts & crafts. All produce comes straight from California farms and has been certified by the Department of Agriculture of California. Open Sundays 9:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Burbank Certified Farmers’ Market
Olive Avenue and Glen oaks Boulevard, Burbank, CA 91502

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The Burbank Certified Farmers’ Market is located in the parking lot behind the Community Services Building, at the corner of Olive and Glenoaks. There is plenty of free parking, including on the street, in the Police/Fire Department lot across Orange Grove, and behind City Hall. The Market is held every Saturday morning, from 8 am to 12:30 pm, rain or shine.

Central Avenue Farmers’ Market
Central & 43rd, Los Angeles, CA 

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The Central Avenue Farmers’ Market first opened back in 2003. You’ll find farm-fresh produce, dried fruits and nuts, flowers, and more. The market generally also hosts special events including arts and craft workshops, cooking demonstrations, and season activities. The Market is open each Thursday, rain or shine, from 10 am to 3 pm. 

Culver City Farmers Market
Culver Blvd. and Main Street, Culver City, CA 90232

NOTE:  Now open, with safe health department practices in place.
The year round market offers fresh fruits, vegetables, and a selection of other fine foods, and takes place every Tuesday, rain or shine, on downtown Culver City’s Main Street, from 2 to 7 pm. 

Crenshaw Farmers Market
3650 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90008

At the Crenshaw Farmers’ Market, you’ll find a “dozen local farmers and over two dozen food and artisan vendors who bring a diverse selection” each Saturday, rain or shine, from 10 am to 3 pm. Enjoy fresh flowers, baked goods, breads, nuts, and local produce. The market generally also hosts special monthly events including cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, and more.

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Downey Farmers Market
11102 La Reina Ave., Downey, CA 90241

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

Each Saturday from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm, families can stroll and shop at the Downey Farmers Market (be sure to note their new address; it’s about 2 blocks away from their previous location). At this Certified Market, families will find a variety of fruits and vegetables, plants and flowers, and more.

Downtown LA Farmers Market
5th Street (between Broadway & Spring St.), Los Angeles, CA 90013

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.
The Historic Downtown Farmers’ Market was established July 8, 2012. Along with fresh local groceries, you can pick up some delicious prepared food and drinks.Also be on the lookout for fresh flowers, natural homemade skincare products, and dog food and dog-related products. The Market is open every Sunday 9:00am until 3:00pm.

Echo Park Farmers’ Market
Sunset Blvd. & Logan Street, Los Angeles, CA 90026

NOTE: This market is currently open, with safe health department practices in place.
Founded in 2006, the Echo Park Farmers’ Market has grown steadily to become one of the most popular certified markets. Every Friday, rain or shine, from 3:00 pm to 7:30 pm, more than a dozen farmers set up their tables and offer up a wide variety of produce and value added products like jams and jellies, honey, and fresh farm-grown flowers.

Encino Farmers Market
17400 Victory Boulevard, Van Nuys, CA 91406

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The Encino Farmers Market is a certified farmers’ market, featuring a great variety of California grown fruits, vegetables, artisanal cheese, fresh flowers, eggs, honey, mushrooms, plants, and more. The market is open year-round on Sundays from 8 am to 1 pm and offers plenty of free parking. Families will feel especially good shopping at the Encino Farmers Market knowing “every dollar you spend at this weekly farmers market supports the programs and services ONEgeneration provides seniors and at-risk youth in the community.” 

FIGat7th Farmers Market
735 S. Figueroa St., Los Angeles, CA
 

NOTE: The Farmers Market remains closed at this time.

The FIGat7th Farmers Market operates each Thursday, from 10 am to 2 pm. The weekly market offers an assortment of breads, olives, fresh fruits and vegetables, flowers, and more. 

Hollywood Farmers’ Market
Selma Blvd. and Ivar Street, Hollywood, CA 90028

NOTE: This market is currently open, with safe health department practices in place.
Founded in 1991, the Hollywood Farmers’ Market brings together farmers and producers from as close as Ventura County as and far as far away as the Central San Joaquin region. The Farmers’ Market also generally hosts a variety of activities including live music and activities for children. The Market welcomes families every Sunday, rain or shine, from 8 am- 1 pm.

La Cañada Farmers Market
1346 Foothill Blvd., La Canada Flintridge, CA
 

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The La Cañada Farmers Market operates each Saturday, from 9 am to 1 pm. While some say this farmers market is a bit on the small size, you’ll still find an assortment of fresh flowers, fruits and vegetables, prepared foods, and more. 

Larchmont Village Farmers Market
209 N. Larchmont Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
 

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The Larchmont Village is a popular neighborhood market operating on Sundays from 10 am to 2 pm. You’ll find a variety of fresh fruits and vegetables, as well as flowers, nuts, pastries, and much more. 

MLK Campus Farmers’ Market
1670 E. 120th St., Los Angeles, CA 90059

NOTE: This market remains CLOSED. Check their website for updates.

The MLK Campus Farmers’ Market is held each Wednesday, rain or shine, from 9 am to 2 pm. This farmers market “hosts approximately 5-7 local farmers as well as a variety of fresh food purveyors.” The market also hosts healthy cooking courses. 

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Mar Vista Farmers’ Market
3826 Grand View Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90066

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.
The first Mar Vista Farmers’ Market took place on August 6, 2006. In just a short time it has more than met its goal of bringing fresh, direct-marketed produce from California farmers to the community. Open Sundays from 9am to 2pm, rain or shine.Generally, this location is much more than a farmers’ market offering children’s art and cooking activities, DJs, and holiday festivals. 

Melrose Place Farmers Market
8428 Melrose Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90069

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The Melrose Place Farmers Market is open each Sunday, from 10 am to 2 pm. While some might say this farmers market is on the small-ish size, you’ll still find an assortment of fresh produce, arts and crafts, prepared foods, and more. 

Pacific Palisades Farmers Market
Pali High School Campus
15777 Bowdoin St., Pacific Palisades, CA 90272

NOTE: This market remains CLOSED. Check their website for updates.
Located in a gorgeous location, the Pacific Palisades Farmers Market operates each Sunday from 8 am to 1 pm. You’ll find fresh produce, breads, desserts, prepared foods, and more. 

Pershing Square Farmers Market
532 S. Olive St., Los Angeles, CA 90013

NOTE: This market remains CLOSED. Check their website for updates.

Families can shop at the Pershing Square Farmers Market each Wednesday from 10 am to 2 pm. You’ll find an assortment of fresh produce, prepared foods, plants and flowers, crafts and more. 

Playa Vista Farmers Market
12775 W. Millennium, Playa Vista, CA

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place. The Playa Vista Farmers Market is held each Saturday, rain or shine, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Senior Hour (for shoppers over 65, pregnant shoppers, and those with sensitive immune systems) is offered from 8:30 am to 9:30 am. Find a large selection of fresh fruits and vegetables, local meats, baked goods, prepared foods, cheeses, handmade jewelry, and much more. Families will also enjoy live music as well as a KidZone complete with interactive performances and arts and crafts. 

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Santa Monica Farmers Market

Santa Monica Farmers Market
Arizona & 2nd St., Santa Monica, CA 90405

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The city of Santa Monica is currently offering two Farmers Markets (instead of their usual 4). Families can shop on Wednesdays and Saturdays from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. In addition to a wide variety of prepared foods, fresh produce, eggs, meats, and more, special events periodically take place including cooking demonstrations. 

Sherman Oaks Farmers Market
14006 Riverside Dr., Sherman Oaks, CA 91423

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

You can shop at the Sherman Oaks Farmers Market each Tuesday from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm. You’ll find a variety of prepared food vendors, an assortment of fruits and vegetables, live bands, and much more. 

South Pasadena Farmers’ Market
Meridian Avenue & El Centro Street, Pasadena, CA 91101

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

The South Pasadena Farmers’ Market is open each Thursday, rain or shine, from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Here, you’ll find prepared foods, farm-fresh produce, organic offerings, and more. This popular market has been around for about 20 years! The market also generally hosts seasonal special events. 

Studio City Farmers Market
Ventura Place (between Laurel Canyon & Radford Ave.), Studio City, CA 91604

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.
The Studio City Farmers’ Market is open each Sunday, from 8 am to 1 pm. This is not your traditional farmers market. It has been voted the “most kid friendly farmers market” and offers a special kids play area including a train ride, petting zoo, pony rides, and a bouncy slide. A variety of vendors offer farm-fresh produce, hot foods, packaged foods, baked goods, and arts and crafts. 

Westwood Village Farmers Market
Broxton Ave. (between Weyburn Ave. and Kinross Ave.), Westwood, CA

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place.

Families can check out the Westwood Village Farmers Market each Thursday, rain or shine, from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Enjoy prepared foods and juices, pastries, produce, fresh flowers, and much more at this popular farmers market in Westwood Village. 

The Original Farmers Market
6333 West 3rd Street, Los Angeles, CA 90036

NOTE: Open During this Time with safe health department practices in place. BONUS: restaurants inside are offering take-out food as well.

All your favorite vendors are open and ready to serve you. Grab a meal or a snack, pick up some treats to take home, and wander around the eclectic vendors of this historic spot. Parking is available in either of the Market’s two convenient lots, and families receive 90 minutes free validation with purchase from a Farmers’ Market merchant. Open seven days a week, 10 am to 6 pm.

Be sure to read our guide All the Best Things To Do at The Grove and The Original Farmers Market.

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Danie

Tuesday 31st of March 2015

Such a good list! My personal favorite is the Torrance Market, but I guess that's not exactly LA.