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The Original Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years

The Original Farmers Market Celebrates 75 Years

→  July 11, 2009

Farmers Market early beginnings were humble to say the least. It originally opened 75 years ago with only 18 farmers, who paid $.50 each to rent space for them to sell their colorful harvests. Farmers Market has currently grown to 85 shops, and employs over 700 people. It’s not hard to believe—the world famous Farmers Market, [...]

Valentine’s Day at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market – Part II

Valentine’s Day at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market – Part II

→  February 19, 2009

As I wrote in yesterday’s blog entry, I’m a big fan of fresh fruits and veggies. Over the years, I tried to get my kids interested in eating them, too, and for the most part, I succeeded. One way I was able to accomplish this feat was to take them to pick-your-own farms. Living on the [...]

Valentine’s Day at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market

Valentine’s Day at the Santa Monica Farmer’s Market

→  February 17, 2009

I’m pretty sure not everyone spent their Valentine’s Day at the local farmer’s market, but for me, it was perfect since I’ve wanted to go to this market for a long, long time, and Saturday was the day. By closing two city blocks on Arizona between 2nd and 4th, vendors from all over Southern California are [...]