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CalFresh

 

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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.

 

WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 25

Market Opens Early 7:30 am

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SATURDAY NOVEMBER 28

Market closed - please visit the Pico Market instead

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CURRENT MARKETS DAYS AND HOURS 

Wednesday & Saturdays Downtown Santa Monica 

Arizona Ave. @ 2nd Street
8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Saturdays Pico

2200 Virginia Avenue
8:00 am - 1:00 pm (re-opened 8/9)

Sunday Main Street

2640 Main Street
8:30 am - 1:30 pm (re-opening 8/23)

 

FOOD ASSISTANCE

All markets  CalFresh/EBT.  The Saturday Pico market additionally offers and Market Match for qualified shoppers, please visit the Markets Information booth to process your transaction.  Visit GetCalFresh.org to apply for benefits. 

 


 

CLICK HERE TO LEARN HOW TO ATTEND THE MARKETS SAFELY

The City of Santa Monica is working closely with the Department of Public Health to monitor COVID-19 and local impacts.

As an essential service, the Farmers Markets will REMAIN OPEN as an option for shoppers to continue having access to fresh produce in an open setting while maximizing social distancing. The market's continuation of service will also minimize economic impacts to participating small family farmers, so they remain able to serve the market community in the months and years to come. 

Market Hand Washing Options

Additional options for hand washing stations are available throughout each market in addition to plumbed restrooms.

Which Vendors are Participating?

FARMERS ONLY at this time.  At this time our prepared and prepackaged food vendors, entertainers, activity providers and education programs are suspended.

What Products are Available at the Markets?

You will find California farmers selling products they grow including fresh fruit, vegetables, shelled nuts, dried fruit, dairy (milk, cheese, yogurt, eggs), meats (chicken, beef, lamb, goat, rabbit, duck), flowers, plants and seedlings, processed farm products (cured olives, olive oil, jams, juices, pickles, salsa, etc.).  Products very from market to market and are based on seasonality and weather conditions. 

Do Farmers Offer CSA boxes, pre-order, pick-up or Online Ordering?

Many farmers have additional distribution channels.  Click HERE for the last information on where else you can purchase from our vendors.

Other Santa Monica Food Resources During COVID-19 Pandemic

Grocery stores, restaurants, free or low-cost food options
Essential Services Map (Formerly Food Pickup and Delivery Map)

 


  

FIRE AND THE FARMERS MARKETS

The City of Santa Monica does not face a significant wildfire threat. Santa Monica can be impacted by secondary effects of wild land fires such as freeway closures, utility disruptions, and poor air quality.  Occasionally poor air quality necessitates the closure of the farmers markets to protect staff, vendors and customers.  To learn about market closures we recommend you utilize one of the following tools:

Sign up for SMAlerts

Follow Us @smfms on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter 

All City sponsored outdoor activities including farmers markets close when AQI reaches 200+.  To learn more about air quality visit www.PurpleAir.com

Visit the City of Santa Monica Office of Emergency Management website.

 


  

VIRTUAL COOKING DEMOS

COMING SOON...

 

 

Kim

 


 

Farmers Market Field Trips - temporarily suspended

Take your class to the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers Market where students can have fun tasting and learning! Since 1997, the Santa Monica Farmers Market has collaborated with SMMUSD to bring food literacy to its kids, teaching workshop topics including seasonality, variety, growing practices, and more! Click here to learn more!

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We've been nominated for the 
Best Farmers Market in the USA!

 

CLICK TO VOTE!

 

Vote every day
from now until August 17!

 

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Market Schedule


Open Rain or Shine
Year-round

 

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.

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

Pico Blvd. & Cloverfield Blvd.
8:00am - 1:00pm

Sunday Main St.

2640 Main Street
8:30 am - 1:30 pm

 Reminders 

Bring Your Own Bag (BYOB)!

No live animals are allowed in Farmers Markets 
Chapter 8, Article 6, Section 114259.5
 

 

 

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