DUE TO OPERATIONAL IMPACTS OF COVID-19, NEW PARTICIPANT APPLICATIONS ARE NOT BEING CONSIDERED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

 

Deadline TBD

Selected Vendors will start TBD

 
The Santa Monica Farmers Markets require all prepared and packaged food vendors to produce their products in a Certified Commercial Kitchen and do not accept Cottage Food Operations. Additionally, All farmers market vendors are responsible for compliance with the Health Code Requirements for Community Events in LA County

 

Note: Prepared and Pre-packaged foods that duplicate existing product offerings sold as processed agricultural products in the agricultural section of the SMFMS will not be considered. These include but are not limited to juices, jams and jellies, salsa, pickles, shelled nuts, nut butters, oils, milks, cheeses and processed dairy products, dried fruits and dried meats.  These items may only be sold by farmers.

 

MARKETS ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS (subject to change)

  Market Location

  Prepared and pre-packaged food booths

  Wednesday Downtown

  Coffee only.  50 square feet

  Saturday Downtown

  Bakeries and coffee only.  200 square feet

  Saturday Virginia Avenue Park

  Up to 300 square feet (1-3 vendors)

  Sunday Main Street

  Up to 400 square feet (2-4 vendors)

 

DAILY PARTICIPATION RATES 

12% of daily gross sales + 2.00


In addition to the stall fees each SMFMs vendor shall pay a legislative fee of $2.00 for each market attended.  These cumulative fees are then remitted to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) on a quarterly basis.  The CDFA utilizes these fees to administer and regulate CFM’s throughout the state.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Prepared and prepackaged food vendors may apply to the Santa Monica Farmers Markets annually. All food must be prepared in a Health Department certified kitchen. Cottage foods are not permitted. Please follow THIS LINK to apply.

 

APPLICANT MEETINGS - Recommended

 

Attend ONE pre-application meeting for a brief presentation, meet the Farmers Market staff team and have your questions about the evaluation and selection process answered: 

CLICK HERE to view the presentation

TUESDAY, MARCH 10, 2020 - CANCELLED

Santa Monica Main Library
Martin Luther King Jr. Auditorium
600 Santa Monica Blvd.
Santa Monica, CA 90401
10:00 am - 11:00 am

SATURDAY, APRIL 4, 2020 - CANCELLED

Santa Monica Pico Library
Library Annex
2200 Virginia Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90404
9:00 am - 10:00 am

 

 

Holiday Closures

The Saturday Downtown Market will be closed following Thanksgiving, November 28, 2020, please visit our other Saturday market in Virginia Avenue Park

Check back for 2020 winter holiday closures in November.

Market Schedule

Open Rain or Shine
Year-round

Wednesday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th & Ocean)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th & Ocean)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday Virginia Ave. Park

TEMPORARILY CONSOLIDATED- Due to COVID-19
Find the Pico farmers at downtown on Saturdays

Sunday Main St.

TEMPORARILY CONSOLIDATED - Due to COVID-19
Find the Main Street farmers at downtown on Saturdays