East Los Angeles Certified Farmers Market

The 100% Certified Farmers’ Market has been bringing farm fresh food to the East Los Angeles community for over 15 years. Supported by the Los Angeles County Development Authority, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding and Supervisor Solis’ office, Eastmont Community Center seeks to partner with local nonprofits and East LA businesses to highlight the best food, arts, and talent the community has to offer. Weekly surprises include, live entertainment, health clinics to offer screenings, public resources and services, and economic/nutrition support by way of its market match/EBT incentive programs.

Currently, the market spotlights 26 vendors that offer organic produces and locally crafted artisanal foods and goods. There are different variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, honey, and eggs including different types of local cultural artworks and crafts. Listen in and hear the live music being played in the background while enjoying delicious food from our local food vendors.

Free parking is available and we highly encourage all to use the Metro Gold Line and exit at the Civic Center stop.

Upcoming Farmers Markets: 

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For more information:

Zeena Chokbengboun
323.726.7998 ext:108
zchokbe@eastmontcommunitycenter.org

Interested in being a vendor?

Download application here.

Market Match Program

In the Market Match program, people who receive CalFresh (food stamps) will receive $10 in vouchers weekly or monthly (while supplies last) at participating farmers’ markets. Vouchers can only be used on fruits, vegetables and some nuts from certified growers.

End Hunger and Promote Health

We all need to eat more fruits and vegetables to be healthier and protect ourselves from diabetes, cancer, and obesity

Market Match provides free coupons to buy fruits and vegetables that make it easier for thousands of Southern Californians to eat healthier, in collaboration with area farmers’ markets

Improve low-income peoples’ diets by enabling them to purchase healthier food they may not be able to afford

Schedule:

Available at the East Los Angeles Farmers Market
Saturdays

 

Requirements: 

Must be a recipient of CalFresh benefits

 

Interested in donating and becoming our partner?

Contact:

Isaias Hernandez
323.726.7998
Ihernandez@eastmontcommunitycenter.org

EBT/WIC Assistance

The East Los Angeles Farmers’ Market is a great source to access fresh fruits, vegetables, and other healthy foods. Eastmont Community Center is committed to expanding access to these foods for SNAP/CalFresh recipients while supporting economic opportunities for California farmers.

The WIC Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program (FMNP) is associated with the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, popularly known as WIC. Eligible WIC participants are issued FMNP coupons in addition to their regular WIC benefits. These coupons can be used to buy eligible foods from farmers, farmers’ markets or roadside stands that have been approved by the state agency to accept FMNP coupons.

FMNP Serves

Women
Infants over 4 months old
Children 1 to 5 years of age

Interested in donating and becoming our partner?

Contact:

Zeena Chokbengboun
323.726.7998 ext:108
zchokbe@eastmontcommunitycenter.org

Vendor and Small Business Support

Eastmont Community Center supports certified farmers and vendors and non-certified vendors such as small businesses, local artisans, and community-based organizations, to create business opportunities as well as provide goods and services to East LA residents.

Only support California farmers

Priority and preference given to local entrepreneurs 

Access to loyal clientele 

Business training provided

Interested in learning more, donating and/or becoming our partner?

Contact:

Isaias Hernandez
323.726.7998
Ihernandez@eastmontcommunitycenter.org