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 But our city is not required to knowingly support outdated practices,especially when there’s even a whiff of potential abuse involved.
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.
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.
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.
Posted Jul. 7, 2013, 8:49 am
Henry Turner Jr. & Flavor will make their Santa Monica debut at the today’s Farmers’ Market from 10 am to 1 pm.
Posted Jan. 4, 2013, 8:46 am
Santa Monica’s inaugural “Eat Well Week” begins this Sunday with 16 local restaurants offering discounted pre-fixe menus and new healthy menu options to be offered through Jan. 13.
Posted Dec. 31, 2013, 9:25 am
Is one of your New Year’s resolutions going to be eat healthier? Well if you answered ‘yes,’ more than a dozen of Santa Monica’s top restaurants will make the resolution a little easier with the arrival of “Eat Well Week” where discounted pre-fixe menus and new healthy menu options will be offered Jan. 6 through Jan. 13.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Posted Sep. 15, 2011, 1:03 am
Day two of Santa Monica’s first-ever Good Food Festival and Conference takes place today, which includes the opening of an exhibition at Santa Mo...
Posted Aug. 12, 2011, 6:14 am
Since 1981, farmers have gathered in Santa Monica to give people the freshest food available. Today, the city's farmer's markets take place about f...
Posted Jul. 23, 2011, 6:04 pm
It's been 30 years since local farmers first brought their fresh produce to the inaugural Wednesday downtown farmers' market on July 15, 1981. Over...
Posted Jun. 11, 2011, 12:52 am
Summertime just might be the sweetest season at the farmers' markets, an abundant time when you'll find fruits and veggies that are juicier and tas...
Posted Apr. 12, 2011, 12:13 pm
Spring has arrived at our farmers' markets, and many seasonal vegetables are beginning to peak. Here's a quick look at some springtime treats that ...
Posted Mar. 18, 2011, 3:48 pm
We're in the midst of the long local avocado harvest season, and farmers are bringing their delicious avocado bounty to our farmers’ markets.
Posted Jan. 27, 2011, 7:04 am
When your mother said, “Eat your fruits and vegetables,” she was right. A diet rich in fruits and vegetables helps keep your heart healthy.