The Best Farmers Markets In Central Los Angeles
Do you ever visit farmers markets when you travel? I’m a huge market fan and love visiting local ones as well as ones when I’m travelling. Daily farmers markets are one of my favourite things about living in Southern California, maybe even more than the beach. Gasp!! I wanted to share with my favourite Los Angeles farmers markets within central Los Angeles.
Now for my go to Los Angeles Farmers Markets
Hollywood Farmers Market – Sundays
The Hollywood Farmers Market is one of the biggest in LA and my favourite. It stretches from Hollywood Blvd to Sunset on Ivar and then on Selma, it goes in both directions. On Selma, it’s more prepared foods as opposed to the produce and raw goods on Ivar. I grabbed tons of produce, flowers, some burrata cheese, olives stuffed with anchovies, and a drink to sip on.
**I walked so I don’t know what the parking situation is like but I’m assuming it’s meter or lot parking.**
These guys sell really nice smelling candles made of soy. She’s here every Sunday.
I’m a huge fan of agua fresca
This was pineapple and spinach agua fresca at the Delmy’s Pupusa stall
I kind of love this farm’s name! They have the best pluots
I love this olive/pickle stand!
Melrose Place Farmers Market – Sundays
I decided to check out this farmers market because I wanted to pop into this cafe called Alfred on Melrose Place and check out the APC store. It’s located behind Melrose Avenue right before La Cienega. I fluked out and found free street parking. There are meters along the block but I would just park further away (*be mindful of signs!) and look for free street parking.
It’s not that big, probably just a short block but Free Range Chicken sets up shop here and the lines are long. I lined up and got shafted because they ran out of chicken. Sad horns. They also have a stall at the Fairfax Flea Market and they have a roving food truck.
I did in fact, buy this flat of strawberries
Pineapple cucumber agua fresca. So good!
Larchmont Farmers Market – Sundays
This is usually my go-to market because I love the vendors here (many of them have stalls at all of the markets) and it’s small. I also love the shops along the block and visit them before or afterward. Larchmont Village is awesome if you’ve never been.
Helen Albert / West Hollywood Farmers Market – Mondays
I was staying not far from here so this was my Monday morning. I’d bring my coffee over and shop. There’s a guy who sells a bag of grapefruits for $2. It’s so good.
These guys have amazing mushrooms, La FungHi
Yum! Tamales! I always grab lunch here if I come on Mondays.
I know there are way more Los Angeles Farmers Markets around but I tend to stick to my zone. I’ll make a to-do list and try and eventually hit all of them and update this post.
Don’t forget to bring your reusable shopping bag!! My favourite brand is Baggu!
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