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Vintage Los Angeles: The Original Farmers' Market

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Did you pick up a pint or two of fresh local strawberries at your favorite farmers' market this weekend?

Once upon a time, the farmers' market in Los Angeles meant one thing: The bustling shopping and dining destination at 3rd and Fairfax. The Original Farmers' Market hasn't really changed all that much; it's still a fun place to go for produce and other foodstuffs, and it's definitely a tourist attraction. (Let's not mention The Grove, shall we?) Your video lunch today is this quick look at the Farmers' Market in the 1960s.