Farmers Market

How are we doing?

The Santa Monica Farmers Markets are committed to promoting healthful eating and sustainable agriculture by providing fresh products from small farms to urban customers, thereby building community and preserving California farmland. An increase in sales at local farmers’ markets ensures that these relationships continue to thrive while offering a consistent supply of fresh food for residents.
The Santa Monica Farmers Markets, established in 1981, have become a year-round staple to provide customers with fresh, seasonal and organic produce—with an estimated 900,000 shoppers each year. Overall, sales have been increasing steadily, but dropped slightly in recent years due to pandemic and economic hardships. 

Total Sales

This chart shows the annual gross sales generated by the four Santa Monica Farmers Markets. 

CAL Fresh Sales

This chart shows the amount of sales generated at Santa Monica Farmers Markets using the CAL Fresh program. 
The markets have seen a significant increase in the past couple years. This may be attributed from economic hardship and recent inflation. 

Organic Sales

This chart shows the percent of Santa Monica Farmers Market vendors are certified organic. 


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How can I support Farmers Market?

Continue supporting your local farmers markets. The four markets are:

  • Wednesday Downtown: Arizona Avenue (between 4th & Ocean), 8:30am - 1:30pm o
  • Saturday Downtown: Arizona Avenue (between 4th and 2nd Streets), 8:30am - 1:00pm
  • Saturday Pico: 2200 Virginia Avenue (Pico Blvd. @ Cloverfield Blvd.), 8:00am - 1:00pm
  • Sunday Main St.: 2640 Main Street (in Heritage Square), 9:30am-1:00pm
  • Find more information here.