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 some ingredients to buy each week and recipe ideas to cook with them. Your farmers’ market adventure starts here!

Market Report with Laura Avery 

Laura Avery interviews Akasha Richmond about what to do with the glut of fruit at local farmers markets, and Mike Cirone of See Canyon talks about his prized Blenheim apricots.


What You Should Buy This Weekend at the Farmers’ Market

-blenheim apricots


-unique varieties of berries




-Good Food producer Gillian Ferguson explains why blenheim apricots and unique berries are worth searching for at your local farmers’ market in Los Angeles Magazine.

What You Should Cook With It 

Easy Strawberry and Lemon Curd Pie

Herbed Honey Mustard

Evan Kleiman’s Boysenberry Pie

Fig Carpaccio 

Fig and Olive Tapenade

Grilled Figs with Homemade Lavender Crème Fraîche

Pluot, Feta and Tomato Slab Pie 

Chicken with Shallot and Apricot Sauce