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May 2017
Thu May 25
345pm - 445pm
Celebrate Ramadan @ Main
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
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
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
Thu Jun 22
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm
Fri Jun 23
10am - 7pm
POOL OPEN 10am-7pm

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Featured Restaurants

Chef Demo

To support and foster a vibrant local economy, the Santa Monica Farmers Markets have a Featured Restaurant of the Week program. The Featured Restaurant of the Week Program is a unique marketing and revenue opportunity for local restaurants.  Each quarter qualified restaurants showcase foods from restaurant menus on a rotational basis.  Restaurants wishing to participate must hold a current City of Santa Monica business license in the business district of the farmers’ market where they wish to sell.  

 

Rate:  $127 per market day

 

How to Apply

Step 1

New participants please submit an APPLICATION and the following documentation by the application deadline for the quarter they wish to participate in.  All farmers market vendors are responsible for compliance with the Health Code Requirements for Community Events in LA County.

Documentation

In order to participate, vendors must present the following :

  • Board of Equalization Permit (for taxable products).
  • Current City of Santa Monica Business License.
  • Restaurant Public Health Operating Permit (PHOP)

Fiscal Year 2014-15 Applications deadlines for each quarter are as follows:

Quarter   Dates Application Deadline
1 July 1 - September 30 May 15
2 October 1 - December 31     August 15
3 January 1 - March 31 November 15
4 April 1 - June 30 February 15
Step 2

Santa Monica Farmers Market Management will contact you via email with proposed rotational schedule. Upon acceptance, restaurants shall additionally obtain/provide the following:

  • Community Event/Seasonal Event Health Permit issued by the Los Angeles County Department of Health.  (Issued after vendor is accepted by Santa Monica Farmers Markets and renewable quarterly)
  • Proof of insurance  

What equipment is provided for me? 

  • Electricity
  • 3 canopies
  • 8 sides
  • 4 table tops
  • 12 table legs
  • 1 – 3 compartment sink

What equipment do I need to bring? 

  • Dining tables and chairs (optional)
  • Cooking equipment
  • Extension cords
  • 1 health department approved hand washing station (hot water in an container with a downward facing continuous flow spout, single use paper towels, catchment basin, pump soap)
  • Sampling set up / sneeze guard (if distributing samples)

What else do I need to know? 

Zero Waste requirements

All Santa Monica Farmers Markets comply with the City wide Non-Recyclable Food Service Container Ban and additionally require vendors to use compostable cutlery and straws.

Paperwork

Prior to participation, each Farmers Market participant is required to sign a participation permit.  Once scheduled, restaurants will need to purchase a Community Event / Seasonal Event Permit from the Los Angeles County Health Department (310) 410-3445.

Farmers Market Rules

Please review the Santa Monica Farmers Market Rules. 

Helpful Links

California Retail Food Code  


 

Last updated: 2/17/2016

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

WICLogo

Market Match

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

What is a service animal?

 

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