What do Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, Councilwoman Jan Perry, chef Evan Kleiman, food critic Jonathan Gold, L.A. County Ag Comissioner Kurt Floren, and you all have in common? A love of farmers’ markets, of course! Join them, and many many other food and market lovers on Thursday for 30 Years and Growing.
At 10:30 10:00 (new time!) Mayor Villaraigosa will honor the original organizers of L.A.’s first farmers’ markets at a press conference and announce the City’s plan to increase access to good food for all. Join us for this press conference and celebrate after with great food and free entertainment.
Can’t make it to Thursday’s event? Support you local farmers all year by shopping at a market near you. Eating fresh, tasty, and sustainably grown local foods is a choice you can make every single day to improve your health, the environment, and our regional economy. Learn more about the many reasons to eat locally here.