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 seasonal ingredients to buy each week and recipe ideas to cook with them. Your farmers’ market adventure starts here!
Market Report with Laura Avery
Whitney Wolman works with Jimenez Family Farm in Santa Ynez. The farm stand brings whole rabbits, lamb and goat to the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers Market each week.
What You Should Buy This Weekend At the Farmers’ Market
What You Should Cook With It
Tip: Green almonds make a great snack on their own, and they also work well as a salad topper.
Ingredient Focus: Rabbit
Rabbit is becoming increasingly popular, and several chefs in L.A. are serving it at their restaurants.
Where You Can Find Dishes with Rabbit in Los Angeles
Church & State–Ballotine de Lapin from Chef Tony Esnault
Girasol–Rabbit Braised in Wild Herb Soda, Chicken Fried Rabbit Legs from Chef CJ Jacobson
Patina—Durham Ranch Rabbit Porchetta with Bloomsdale spinach, spring peas, salted pork, jus vinaigrette from Chef Charles Olalia
Rustic Canyon–Housemade charcuterie board with rabbit mortadella from Chef Jeremy Fox
Napa Valley Grille—Braised Rabbit and Lamb Merguez Sausage with Cannellini Bean Cassoulet from Chef Taylor Boudreaux
The Everleigh–Bacon Wrapped Rabbit Loin & Rack
Butchers that Sell Rabbit in Los Angeles
Jimenez Family Farm–they sell at the Wednesday Santa Monica Farmers’ Market