SoCal’s largest certified grower-only market. Go for the organic produce, stone fruit (summer), and seafood.
Wednesdays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | 250 Arizona Ave | Santa Monica, CA 90401
A foodie’s delight. Musicians and DJs liven the atmosphere. Snack on empanadas while buying fresh produce, mushrooms, olive oils, and artisanal goods.
Sundays 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | 3826 Grand View Blvd | Los Angeles, CA 90066
My favorite picks from this Saturday market include the papusas, tamales, Caribbean food, and South Central Farmers’ Co-op.
Saturdays 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. | Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza | Los Angeles
Kid-friendly with a play area. Adult-friendly with delicious produce. This market is meant to linger at, rather than just to shop. Grad a meal – there’s ample hand-held food options.
Sundays 8 a.m. – 2 p.m. | 2052 Ventura Pl | Studio City, CA 91604
A small market with some of the best produce.
Sundays 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. | 3250 Glendale Blvd | Los Angeles 90039
This market is small, but has everything you need without the crowds. The flowers are exceptional. It starts and ends on the early side, so make sure to stop at the Butcher’s Daughter coffee truck for some caffeine and morning pastries (gluten-free options)
Fridays 7 a.m. – 11 a.m. | 500 Venice Blvd., | Venice, CA 90291
A huge and diverse market, offering plants, pre-made foods, breads, jams, produce, live music.
Sundays 8 a.m. – 1 p.m. | 1600 Ivar Ave | Los Angeles, CA 90028