Good Food Festival

Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18

Join us for two amazing days at the Good Food Festival and Street Fair. Come experience the Good Food Movement first hand with chef demos from LA’s finest restaurants, nationally significant speakers, workshops for every interest, a Localicious Gala, street fair and much more! Join us and enjoy Good Food. Start at the Santa Monica High School.

Festival and Street Fair

Join us for two amazing days featuring exhibits with family farmers and artisanal food producers. Watch demos from some of LA’s best chefs. Enjoy street food from vendors that source from the Santa Monica farmers market. Browse our food-focused bookstore with author signings. Purchase green products from sustainable and food focused vendors. Visit Rediscovered Gems: WPA Agricultural Art featuring remarkable paintings by Works Project Administration Artists from the 1930’s. In addition to the workshops on gardening and urban homesteading, enjoy music, great people, and the beautiful campus of Santa Monica High school.

We have over 100 vendors that will participate in the street fair! Click here for a comprehensive list.

Good Food for Thought Speaker Series

Join us for a two-day speaker series featuring national and regional leaders of the good food movement. They will map the course of this exciting revolution and share their personal insights into the future of Good Food.

Grow  Your Own!

Grab your gardening gloves and hat and bring your questions, your curiosity, and your family to Grow Your Own. A variety of local experts will demonstrate what you need to know about garden basics, seed starting, seed saving, fruit trees, container gardening, backyard chickens, bee keeping, worm composting, pest control and more.

Master Food Preserver Series

Learn the secrets to preserving from certified Master Food Preservers, and watch expert bakers and chefs whip up seasonal delights! From homemade cheese to bacon marshmallows to jam, pickles, and pies you will take home the skills to fill your larder with the best of the market’s local seasonal bounty.

Chefs at Play

Chefs at Play will feature cooking demonstrations pairing great local farmers with some of America’s finest chefs. All featured chefs are long time, loyal customers of the Santa Monica Farmers Market and have contributed greatly to its success!