Welcome to the Santa Monica Farmers Markets
Established July 15, 1981
The Santa Monica Farmers Markets are committed to promoting healthful eating and sustainable agriculture in California by providing fresh agricultural products from small farms to urban customers, thereby building community and preserving California farmland.
The City of Santa Monica oversees the operation and management of four Certified Farmers’ Markets (CFMs). An estimated 900,000 shoppers visit the markets every year. Collectively, they provide customers year-round with a selection of fresh, seasonal produce that is pre-eminent among farmers' market programs in the state. (More...)
Main Street Entertainment and Education Pilot Program
The City of Santa Monica welcomes applications from interested parties for educational and entertainment activities at the Sunday Main Street Farmers Market. The intent is to provide locations within the Market where educators and performers can teach and entertain Farmers Market customers in a fashion consistent with, complimentary to the Farmers Market mission. Activities may include but are not limited to; cooking, gardening and urban homesteading demonstrations and workshops, face painters, balloon designers, magic or puppet shows, story time, jugglers, mimes, arts and crafts and dance performances with a preference for non-animal related activities.
CLICK HERE for the interest form.
Watch the video of our November Library Panel discussing the California Drought
Politicians, farmers, developers and regulators have different views on the seriousness of the current drought in California, but do we really know what is going on underground and in our aquifers? The panelists discuss the latest drought information and different solutions to the crisis. Recorded November 6, 2014, at the Santa Monica Main Library.