Search Backing HeaderGraphicOnions
Santa Monica Farmers Market

Hot Topics

We accept:





We are honored to have been selected by Hunger Action LA to supply Market Match at our Saturday Pico Farmers Market.


Market Match


Learn more about Market Match by clicking here

Learn more about Hunger Action LA by visiting their website, or connect with them on Twitter and Facebook.



Update: Applications are now closed for positions starting Fall 2018. 


Join our dynamic fast-paced team as a Farmers Market Volunteer Intern! We are looking for responsible, dedicated, outgoing folks to assist with Farmers Market operations on-site and in our administrative office. Interns have the opportunity to select a focus in social media/marketing, education, or statistics and work with Farmers Market staff to develop goals and projects in that area. This is an unpaid volunteer internship and requires a minimum time commitment of ten hours per week for a period of ten weeks or more.




Social Media Intern:

  • Researching and writing relevant weekly social media posts
  • Utilizing Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. to further the goals of the SMFMs and increase social media following (and attendance at the markets!)


Education Intern:

  • Assisting Education Coordinator in teaching market field trip classes
  • Designing lesson plans and materials
  • Must be available Wednesdays from 8:00am – 12pm
  • Note: the Education Intern will do more administrative/preparatory work and programming for the classes, while the Education Volunteer will be involved in the setup/breakdown of the booth, shopping for items at the market, and providing support to the teacher


Statistics/Analytics Intern:

  • Assisting Market management team in planning, collecting, analyzing, and interpreting data
  • Conduct research projects on farmers market statistical data
  • Provide feedback on how to improve market operations based on project analysis
  • Graduate students preferred


Volunteer Coordinator Intern:

  • Assist new volunteers and interns through the application and onboarding processes
  • Engage in outreach to gain new volunteers and interns as needed



  • Ability to commit for a minimum of 3 months
  • College age or above 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as excellent computer skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as with a team 
  • Enthusiasm for Farmers Markets, small farmers, locally grown produce, and environmental sustainability!! 


Interns (emma and tony)


How to Apply

Click here to access the application. 

For any questions please feel free to contact our Volunteer/Intern Coordinator at SMFMS.Volunteer@SMGOV.NET.


For more detailed job descriptions, check out our Volunteer Manual.



Last updated: 9/19/2018

Market Schedule

Open Rain or Shine


Wednesday Downtown

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

Saturday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th and 2nd Streets)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Saturday Virginia Ave. Park

2200 Virginia Avenue
(Pico Blvd. @ Cloverfield Blvd.)
8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Main St.

2640 Main Street
(in Heritage Square)


Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)!

No animals are allowed in Farmers Markets (CRFC 114371(d))



Congratulations to Jackie Lovell, our December Volunteer of the Month!  

Click here to learn more about Jackie and our volunteer opportunities



City of Santa Monica © 2019

1685 Main St., Santa Monica, CA 90401 · (310) 458-8411 · TTY (310) 917-6626