Long Beach farmers market

In Long Beach, there is no excuse for not enjoying locally grown food. Not only does Farm-fresh produce just taste better, there is a Farmers Market nearly every day of the week! Here is a list of the Long Beach Farmers Markets, or read the articles below to find out about what’s new at the market in your neighborhood.

Bixby Park adds Saturday Farmers Market

Farmers Market Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal announced yesterday that Local Harvest is adding Saturdays to their already successful Tuesday night farmers market at Bixby Park. The Bixby Park Farmers Market will operate from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm every Saturday, starting on the first day of spring – March 21.

Julie Schwarz Named New Market Manager For Harbor Area Farmers Markets

harbor-area-farmers-markets Harbor Area Farmers Markets (HAFM) announced that Julie Schwarz has been named as the organization’s new market manager. Schwarz is stepping into the position vacated by former market manager, Dale Whitney, upon his retirement.

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Hosts “Council in the Park” Today

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal is hosting “Council in the Park” on Tuesday, October 28th, asking residents to stop for a chat while they are shopping at the Bixby Park Farmers Market. Council in the Park gives residents a chance to visit with the Vice Mayor and her staff outside of normal business hours and promotes activities in the park such as the farmers market.

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal to Host “Council in the Park”

Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal Vice Mayor Suja Lowenthal is hosting “Council in the Park” on Tuesday, September 30, asking residents to stop for a chat while they are shopping at the Bixby Park Farmers Market. Council in the Park gives residents a chance to visit with the Vice Mayor and her staff outside of normal business hours and promotes activities in the park such as the farmers market.

Long Beach Organic Hosts 4th Annual Garden Tour and Wine Tasting

lb-organic-tour Long Beach Organic (LBO) will host its 4th Annual Garden Tour and Wine Tasting Fundraiser on June 1, 2014. Donors will board a chartered bus and visit four of LBO’s nine community gardens, with garden-fresh food, California wines and live music at each stop.

Greener Good Farmer’s Market Re-Opens in North Long Beach

Farmers Market The Greener Good Farmer’s Markets have put together a full day of food, fun and live entertainment on Friday, April 4. The Spring Fest 2014 is the official re-grand opening of the North Long Beach Farmers Market on Fridays.

Spotlight on Sliced & Diced Eatery: Tortas, Melts & More

Slide and Diced Eater ribbon cutting Sliced & Diced Eatery is welcomed to the neighborhood with a ribbon cutting. EverythingLongBeach recently spoke with Griselda Suarez and Amy Eriksen, Owners of Sliced & Diced Eatery: Tortas, Melts & More, via email.

Certified Growing Experience Farmers Market Opens at Iconic Urban Farm in Carmelitos

Ceertified Growing Experience Farmers Market - Healthy Greens Local farm, Healthy Greens, located in Compton, brings various sprouts and wheat grass to the market. (photo courtesy: Jennifer Blackwell-Trotter) On October 20 from 10am to 2pm, the Los Angeles Community Development Foundation (CDF) will host the Grand Opening of the Certified Growing Experience Farmers Market at 750 Via Carmelitos in North Long Beach.  

Councilmember Steven Neal and Others Invite Residents to the “Greener Good Farmer’s Market”

Councilmember Steven Neal 9th District Councilmember Steven Neal Residents are invited to the weekly “Greener Good Farmer’s Market.” This is the first project of the Kaiser Permanente HEAL Zone Initiative, in collaboration with the Coalition For A Healthy North Long Beach, Councilmember Steven Neal, and managed by Greener Good Farmer’s Markets.

Greener Good Farmer’s Market Begins in North Long Beach July 25th

Greener Good Farmer’s Market Residents are invited to participate in the Kick-Off of the “Greener Good Farmer’s Market.” This is the first project of the Kaiser Permanente HEAL Zone Initiative, in collaboration with the Coalition For A Healthy North Long Beach, Councilmember Steven Neal, and managed by Greener Good Farmer’s Markets.

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