A trip to Los Angeles is not complete without visiting one of the most iconic farmers markets in the country. With a rich history dating back to the late 1800s, the Original Farmer’s Market in Los Angeles, California, is a combination of old school charm and hard-working vendors with an updated atmosphere. This is the everyman’s farmers market. From the average Joe looking for the best produce and meats to stars such as Marilyn Monroe, Shirley Temple Ava Gardner, Frank Sinatra, and The Beatles, the Original Farmer’s Market has always been a place where everyone is welcome. The Original Farmer’s Market is a great place to visit for both locals and visitors to Los Angeles.
The Original Farmer’s Market is home to numerous merchants. From groceries to specialty shops, a wide variety of restaurants, and service-oriented businesses, The Original Farmer’s Market is a one-stop location for both personal shopping needs as well as for dining and entertainment. The following are a few of the merchants and vendors currently operating at The Original Farmer’s Market.
· Farmers Market Poultry
· Marconda’s Meats
· T&Y Bakery
· Farm Fresh Produce
· Blaze Pizza
· China Depot
· Charlie’s Coffee Shop
· Magee’s Kitchen
· Light My Fire
· Local Ice
· Nonna’s Empanadas
· Zia Valentina
· Magic Nut and Candy Company
· Ralph’s Key Shop
· Grandpoint Bank
· Batson Barbershop
· Farmer’s Market Shoe Repair
· Farmer’s Market Postal Center
A complete directory of all the current merchants and vendors is available at The Original Farmer’s Market website.
There are several local Los Angeles tours that include The Original Farmer’s Market as a stop. Those interested in learning more about the history of The Original Farmer’s Market while enjoying the various merchants and vendors can do so via the following tours.
· A-List Hollywood Tour
· Starline Tour Hop On Hop Off
· Melting Pot Food Tour – The Original Farmer’s Market Food & History Tour
To learn more about these tours and to book tickets, visit The Original Farmer’s Market website.
The Original Farmer’s Market is always buzzing with an assortment of activities for people of all ages. From seasonal festivals to dance parties and even charity events, The Original Farmer’s Market is always a fun time. For a comprehensive listing of upcoming events, patrons can view the events calendar on The Original Farmer’s Market website as well as download a yearly events calendar.
The Original Farmer’s Market is conveniently located near public transportation, and it is accessible by a number of major throughways. Patrons can take the Metro Purple Line for easy and affordable transportation to the farmers market.
The Original Farmer’s Market also offers two lots for parking. Parking is available with or without validation 7 days a week. Free parking up to 1 hour is also available next door at The Grove Parking Structure.
The Original Farmer’s Market, 6333 W.3rd St, Los Angeles, CA 90036, Phone: 323-933-9211
(Last Updated on October 8, 2017)