Los Angeles

Farms, Farming, and Farmers’ Markets

As part of the 25th anniversary of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market, you’re invited to attend a discussion of “Farms, Farming, and Farmers’ Markets”:

When: Thursday, July 20, 2006 from 7:00pm-9:00pm
Where: The MLK Auditorium of Santa Monica’s main public library (601 Santa Monica Boulevard, in Santa Monica)
Cost: Free

Participants will discuss the future of California’s small farms, and how farmers’ markets can keep farmers on their farms. Guest speakers will include Russ Parsons of the L.A. Times, Maryanne Carpenter of Coastal Farms in Santa Paula, Phil McGrath of McGrath Family Farms in Camarillo, and Evan Kleiman, the owner/chef of Angeli Caffe and the host of KCRW’s Good Food. The discussion will be moderated by Laura Avery, Supervisor of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market.

Refreshments and food from the market will be provided.

For more information, please contact the Santa Monica Public Library directly at 310.458.8600.