Good Food’s Weekly Farmers’ Market Digest

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News, Food, Recipes and Happenings from the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market

Every week Good Food visits the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers’ Market and brings the latest news from farmers and chefs in our weekly Market Report segment with market manager Laura Avery.

We also help you cook seasonally and sustainably by recommending a few ingredients to buy and recipe ideas to cook with them. Your farmers’ market adventure starts here!

Market Report with Laura Avery 

Laura Avery talks to Julian Cox of the new bar Brilliantshine in Santa Monica about what ingredients he’s using in his cocktails. He’s currently stirring drinks with falls persimmons and pears.

Peter Schaner is a farmer from Valley Center and a favorite at the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market. He talks about his fall harvest.

What You Should Buy This Weekend From the Farmers’ Market

-winter squash




What You Should Cook With It

Persimmon Fall Salad

Black Bean Pumpkin Soup

Roasted Delicata Squash Salad

Pear Charlotte

Chicken with Pomegranate and Walnuts