Lately in the news and in our communities, there has been a renewed focus on recycling, packaging, plastics, and waste in general. While part of this is certainly from the collapse of the international recycling markets that began in 2017, awareness has also been raised by the news and social media, as we hear about […]
HFM Volunteer Orientation this Saturday April 27th!
Interested in volunteering at the Hollywood Farmers Market this season? Come out to our annual Volunteer Orientation.
Feast Your Senses, Rest Your Mind
by Miriam Garcia Before your next visit to the Hollywood Farmers Market, there’s something you need to know about shopping for produce: done right, it can make you more insightful. Last April, Jelly Helm, former executive creative director at Wieden+Kennedy, gave a talk at the Portland Art Museum. He asked patrons to view paintings without […]
The Cultural Significance of Farmers Markets
Raymond Saul, one of the founders of the Hollywood Farmers Market, wrote a nice article for the summer issue of the Farmers Market Coalition newsletter. Please read this inspiring story about the significance of farmers markets with some sweet little insights into what makes our market so special.
Birthday Party! (with free cake)
by Amy Columbo, HFM Board Chair It was May 1997 when the Hollywood Farmers Market began with 10 vendors in the parking lot of the Washington Mutual Bank on Sandy Boulevard. Raymond Saul, a volunteer member of the non-profit Hollywood Development Corporation, lead a year-long effort to get the market established. He envisioned it bok […]