Events

May 2017
Sat May 27
930am - 1230pm
What's In Your Bowl? Fruit!
Sat May 27
10am - 6pm
POOL OPEN 10am-6pm
Sun May 28
10am - 6pm
POOL OPEN 10am-6pm
Mon May 29
10am - 6pm
POOL OPEN 10am-6pm
Mon May 29
11am - 3pm
79th Annual Memorial Day Observance
June 2017
Sat Jun 3
9am - 12pm
Shrinking Shores
Sat Jun 3
10am - 6pm
POOL OPEN 10am-6pm
Sun Jun 4
10am - 6pm
POOL OPEN 10am-6pm
Mon Jun 5
12pm - 1pm
Hearing Screening and Session
Wed Jun 7
830am - 9am
Stormwater Management Training
Thu Jun 8
830am - 9am
Stormwater Management Training
Thu Jun 8
330pm - 430pm
Introduction To T'ai Chi
Sat Jun 10
7am - 2pm
Compost Giveaway
Sat Jun 10
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Sat Jun 10
11am - 1145am
Summer Reading Kickoff: The Wacko Magic and Comedy Show @ Main
Sat Jun 10
1pm - 5pm
Summer Reading Kickoff: Library Luau @ Main
Sat Jun 10
2pm - 3pm
Gardening Workshops
Sun Jun 11
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Mon Jun 12
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Tue Jun 13
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Wed Jun 14
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Wed Jun 14
630pm - 830pm
ULTIMATE FRISBEE
Wed Jun 14
7pm - 8pm
Mindful Meditation
Thu Jun 15
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Fri Jun 16
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Sat Jun 17
930am - 1pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
Sat Jun 17
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Sat Jun 17
11am - 4pm
Juneteenth Celebration @ Pico Branch
Sun Jun 18
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Mon Jun 19
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Tue Jun 20
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Wed Jun 21
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Wed Jun 21
630pm - 830pm
ULTIMATE FRISBEE
Thu Jun 22
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Fri Jun 23
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Sat Jun 24
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Sat Jun 24
11am - 330pm
Fairview Open House
Sun Jun 25
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Mon Jun 26
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm

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Farmers

Fairview GardensIn order to sell agricultural products, farmers must be certified by the Department of Food and Agriculture from the county where the agricultural products are grown or raised and must have a current Certified Producers Certificate (CPC).

Rate:  4.5% of gross daily market sales + .60 per market attended for state legislative fee.


All farmers market vendors are responsible for compliance with the Health Code Requirements for Community Events in LA County.

How to Apply

Farmers may apply year-round to the Santa Monica Farmers Markets with their agricultural products (fruits, vegetables, herbs, mushrooms, nuts, honey, flowers) and their non-certifiable agricultural products (meats, poultry, eggs, dairy products, aqua-culture, and wild caught fish).  All products must be grown in California.

Application

Please complete the Santa Monica Farmers Market Farmer/Rancher Interest Form.

Documentation

As proof of producership, certified producers, where applicable, shall obtain and submit upon request by market management copies of the following documentation:

  • Embossed Certified Producers' Certificate (CPC) listing Los Angeles County as an "Authorized County" (Second Certificate requirements reference section 2.2.6)
  • All leases and agreements between market participants and third parties
  • Map of growing ground with supporting photographs
  • Apiary registration (if selling honey)
  • Avocado exemption permit or proof of inspection (if selling avocados)
  • Organic registration and certification
  • Annual health permit for processing facility (if selling processed agricultural products)
  • Board of Equalization Permit (for taxable products)

Meat, Poultry & Dairy

  • Market Milk Permit
  • Farm Inspection Report
  • Grade A (or B) permit for milk production
  • Tuberculosis Test Record
  • Producers/Handlers/Processors Application and Registration

Producers of Fish and Shellfish

  • California Department of Health Services Shellfish Growing Area Certificate
  • Proof of control over the pond or waters
  • State of California Department of Health Services Food and Drug Branch Shellfish Handling and Marketing Certificate

Wild-Caught Fish and Shellfish

  • DMV Boat registration
  • Commercial California fishing license issued by the California Department of Fish and Game
  • Boat registration issued by the California Department of Fish and Game
  • Processors and Handlers Permit issued by the California Department of Fish and Game.
  • Landing Receipts
  • Vehicle Permit issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Health

Submission

Mail your completed interest form and documentation materials to:

City of Santa Monica
Farmers Market
1901 Main Street, Ste. F
Santa Monica, CA 90405

What else do I need to know?

Rules & Selection

Please review the Santa Monica Farmers Market Rules for selection process and evaluation criteria.

Helpful Links

California Department of Food and Agriculture

California Retail Food Code
Last updated: 2/8/2017

Market Schedule


Open Rain or Shine
Year-round

Market Closures

Saturday Downtown 11-26-16
Sunday 12-25-16
Sunday 01-01-17

Wednesday Downtown

Arizona Avenue
(between 4th & Ocean)
8:30am - 1:30pm

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)
8:30am-1:30pm

 Reminders

Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)!

We Accept
CalFresh

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Market Match

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

What is a service animal?

 

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