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Santa Monica Farmers' Markets Name New Prepared Food Vendors
Enjoying an omelet prepared at the Santa Monica Farmers' Market (Photo by Heather Hayes via the LAist Featured Photos pool on Flickr)
The Santa Monica Farmers' Markets will be implementing some changes in October as to which prepared food vendors are permitted to operate within the four different weekly markets run by the City of Santa Monica.
Seeking local vendors who would be able to provide customers with food items at sustainable prices, a committee of seven reviewed the more than five dozen applications for selling spaces. Current vendors were invited to apply. "The rating criteria for selecting prepared food vendors places an emphasis on sustainably grown, unique and high quality food that supports the farmers market mission of promoting California farmers and increasing consumption of California grown produce."
They've also opted to created a weekly featured restaurant program that will showcase a different restaurant located in the markets' operating area for the Main Street and Downtown markets.
Which vendors will you find starting next month?
Sunday Farmers Market, Main Street
Bean & Thyme
Beverly Hills Juice*
CA' D' Oro Bakery
Euphoria Loves Rawvolution
Finn McCools Irish Pub
Foodeez (Senor Corn)
Lula Cocina Mexicana
The Victorian will continue to host two booths selling omelet’s, pancakes, waffles, bacon, etc.
* these vendors will participate on an alternating schedule and will appear at the market every other week.
Saturday Pico Santa Monica Farmers Markets (Virginia Avenue Park)
Mis Padres Salsa & Tacos
Omertri LLC (Café Laurent)
Candy's Gourmet All Natural Meats
Le Pain du Jour
Saturday Downtown Santa Monica Farmers Market
Wednesday Downtown Santa Monica Farmers Market.
Bezjian’s Grocery Inc.