The County of Los Angeles Department of Parks and Recreation, the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health, The City of Los Angeles, Kaiser Permanente Foundation, L.A. Children’s Hospital, California Community Foundation, Network for a Healthy California, LA Opportunity Movement, Success “A New Beginning” Inc., City of LA Youth Opportunity Program, Watts Healthcare Corporation, State Representative Mark Ridley Thomas, Supervisor Yvonne B. Burke, Councilwoman Janice Hahn, and SEE-LA cordially invite members and friends of Slow Food Los Angeles to the grand opening of the Watts Healthy Farmers Market on Saturday, July 21, 2007 from 10:00am until 2:00pm.
The Watts Healthy Farmers Market will be located at Ted Watkins Memorial Park, 103rd and Central Avenue, Los Angeles.
The festivities start at 10:00am with music, a carrot breaking ceremony, cooking demonstrations with free samples, free trees and gardening advice, magic, face painting and balloons for children, a market produce basket raffle, free carrot cake, delicious food from local vendors, and–of course–farm fresh produce!
The Watts Market is operated by SEE-LA (Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles). For more information, contact Pompea Smith or Jared Call at SEE-LA by telephone at 323.463.3171 or by email to pompea [at] see-la [dot] org or jared [at] see-la [dot] org.