The East Los Angeles Farmers Market is in it’s 9th year of serving the community, providing the residents with access to Fresh and Affordable Produce at the East Los Angeles and Valinda Farmers Market.
Supervisor Hilda Solis, 1st District, has been instrumental in keeping the Farmers Market open. She believes the residents of East Los Angeles and Valinda deserve the very best when it comes to Quality, Fresh and Tasty Fruits and Vegetables. Through the Farmers Markets, she also wants to provide a place for the community to learn about our “Healthier Lifestyle Programs” including, Healthy Eating, Staying Fit, Healthy Cooking Classes and supporting our Local Farmers by buying directly from them.
Real Freshness You Can Taste
Ever wonder why the Plums at the Supermarket are No Longer Sweet? Why the Tomatoes are so Bland? Why the Produce Spoils so Fast? Or Why your Children refuse to Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables? The answer is easy: Supermarket Produce is Not Farmers Market Produce. Farmers Market Produce is Better, Much Better! No matter what they try to tell you. Here’s what you get at VELAS Farmers Markets:
Fresh produce is picked Only Days prior to you buying it at the Farmers Market. In contrast, produce found at supermarkets is picked about three months before you buy it.
The produce is Grown Locally, in places as close to you as South Los Angeles, Compton, Riverside and San Bernardino. In contrast, produce found at supermarkets is not grown locally.
Produce grown locally makes for Succulent Fruits and Vegetables you’ll want to eat every day. Here, the Freshness is so Palpable, so Authentic; you can Smell It, See It and Taste It. We Guarantee It!
We have so many ways for you to afford the very best quality produce. We proudly accept your Food Benefits as Payment, including CalFresh (also known as the food stamp program or EBT), WIC Fruit and Vegetables Checks and Farmers Market Nutrition Program Checks for WIC Families and Senior Citizens. Plus, we’ll match the first $5 of your Purchase on Fruits and Vegetables at our locations through the Market Match Program, brought to you by our partner Hunger Action Los Angeles. To find out more Information about the Market Match Program or if you Qualify, click here.
Repeat Customers are our Best Friends! Visit our Information Booth at the Farmers Markets and sign up for the Amigo Club, a Membership Rewards Program open for all our Valued Customers. Obtain your Amigo Club Card and receive points for visiting and for buying Fresh Fruits and Vegetables week after week. For more details on the Amigo Club, call us or Visit our VELAS Farmers Markets website or simply visit any of our Markets listed below.
VELAS Farmers Market Locations:
East Los Angeles Farmers Market
9:00 AM—2:00 PM
East Los Angeles Civic Center
4801 East 3rd Street, LA, CA 90022
Open Year Round, Rain or Shine
Todo el Año, Llueva o Truene, Estacionamiento GRATIS
Valinda Farmers Market
Thursday / Jueves
2:00 PM—7:00 PM
747 North Rimgrove Drive
Valinda, CA 91744
Seasonal: April 1st through November 19th
Seasonal: 1 de Abril a través de 19 de Noviembre
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