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On the Integrity of our Farmers’ Markets

Amelia Saltsman is our go-to person for advice and information on a range of farmers’ market issues, from management to menu planning and meal preparation based on the best our local markets have to offer. […] Read More >>>

Emily in Italy: Slow Food Summer

We’ve been remiss in sharing some of the news from Emily Ventura, the chairperson of our social action committee, as she explores Italy during her year as a Fulbright Fellow. Emily recently attended Terra Madre […] Read More >>>

Listening Sessions for Certified Farmers’ Market Program

Update: David Karp offers specific suggestions for improvement in his Los Angeles Times. It’s available online, via the LATimes’ site. Thanks to Amelia Saltsman–Slow Food member, author of The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook, and […] Read More >>>

Announcing a new Farmers’ Market

Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles, the organizer of the Hollywood Farmers’ Market and several other community markets, has announced that a market will be held every Wednesday from noon until 6:00pm at the Barnsdall […] Read More >>>

Alert: Los Angeles Special Events Street Closure Fees Ordinance

Update: September 18, 2009: Zach Behrens reports on LAist that Mayor Villaraigosa signed the ordinance earlier today: Although Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa signed the ordinance into law today, his office tells LAist that he fully supports […] Read More >>>

Farmers’ Markets: 30 Years & Growing, A Celebration

Next Thursday, the City of Los Angeles will mark the 30th anniversary of certified farmers’ markets in the Los Angeles area with a celebration at City Hall: When: Thursday, September 3, 2009, from 10:00am until […] Read More >>>

A New Farmers’ Market: Hollywood Lemon Grove

SEE-LA (Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles), the manager of the Hollywood Farmers’ Market and other area markets, has alerted us to their newest: The Hollywood Lemon Grove Farmers’ Market: Where: 4959 Lemon Grove Avenue […] Read More >>>

In the News… Wednesday, September 19, 2007

† “Lunch with Alice Waters, Food Revolutionary”: Today’s New York Times includes several pieces related to Alice Waters and the spirit of “good, clean, and fair” in food choices: Read the profile by Kim Severson, […] Read More >>>

A Second Westchester Farmers’ Market

Thanks to Greta Dunlap, Market Manager in Beverly Hills, for alerting us to the opening of another Los Angeles farmers’ market. A second Westchester Farmers’ Market opened last Saturday. The location of the new market […] Read More >>>

More Farmers’ Market News

† Thanks to LAist for the tip that Westwood (near UCLA) once again has a farmers’ market. The new market is Sundays from 10:00am until 3:00pm on Broxton, across from the Fox Village Theatre. † […] Read More >>>

Announcing the Watts Healthy Farmers Market

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 […] Read More >>>

In the News… Friday, July 13, 2007

† The Two Americas of Food?: Are there two Americas for food, one for the well-off and well-located, and the another for the rest (i.e., the most)? This is the question posted by Anna Lappé […] Read More >>>