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cynthia105 Apr 24, 2008 10:44 PM

Can anyone tell me the best Farmer's Market on a Friday and Saturday?

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  1. Frommtron Apr 25, 2008 06:53 AM

    Santa Monica has a stellar market every Saturday that is one of the best in the region.

    For Fridays, check the link below to see what's in your area:

    http://www.farmernet.com/events/cfms

    1. Das Ubergeek Apr 25, 2008 07:05 AM

      What part of the city are you in? In general the Santa Monica (3rd/Arizona) market is probably the best on Saturday in LA county; the Irvine/UCI one is the best in OC on Saturday.

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        Jack Flash Apr 25, 2008 10:08 AM

        On Saturdays, the best overall in L.A. County is surely Santa Monica. If you're in the SGV, though, Pasadena is pretty good, without the 90 minutes of driving.

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          Will Owen Apr 25, 2008 05:36 PM

          Also on Saturday AM is Alhambra, 1 block east of Main & Garfield. Very rich in local produce. South Pasadena, late Thursday afternoons, is one of my favorites, though quite small. It's split almost evenly now between fresh produce and prepared foods, with kettle corn and pupusas, rotisserie chicken, barbecued items, breads, bottled oils and French pastries. There's even a fresh-fish guy now, right next to the Korean man handing out samples of tofu and pickled daikon...

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          eartha Apr 25, 2008 11:08 AM

          If you are in the SGV I would add Monrovia to the Friday evening list.

          1. carln Apr 25, 2008 04:30 PM

            SM on saturday is great (Arizona and 3rd) but Hollywood on Sunday is pretty great too (Ivar). Just in case you have a spare sunday.

            1. 420 Reasons to eat Apr 25, 2008 04:41 PM

              I really enjoy the Saturday Farmers Market in Burbank for 8am -1pm.

              I also live in the Valley.

              Here is a link to the LA Times Farmers Market List:
              http://www.latimes.com/features/food/...

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                LosAngelesMEE Apr 25, 2008 05:41 PM

                you probably know about Los Angeles' Famous Farmers Market on 3rd n Fairfax.Its open Mon-Sun, They have alot of things there.there is also small farmers market down the street from there located off of 3rd on Larchmont and Beverly. They have gorgeous flowers always , good food n there is a little strip you can walk on it has a sophisticated and relaxed atmosphere i think they are on there on sundays...great tamales too. check them both out online i m sure you will find them

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