Farmers Market at Mt. SAC.
by Regional Chamber of Commerce – San Gabriel Valley
The traditional concept of a farmers' market has undergone a remarkable transformation, emerging as vibrant hubs of sustainability, community empowerment, and innovation. Rooted in the traditional concept, this transformative vision envisions farmers' markets as more than just places to buy fresh produce; they are now dynamic centers that catalyze positive change across multiple dimensions.
The heart of the transformed farmers' market lies in its commitment to sustainable sourcing and agriculture. Local farmers utilize cutting-edge agroecological methods, minimizing the use of synthetic pesticides and fostering biodiversity. This creates a resilient ecosystem that produces healthy, organic, and nutrient-rich produce.
Farmers' markets no longer solely offer raw ingredients; they've become spaces for culinary and cultural fusion. Chefs collaborate with local farmers to create unique, regionally inspired dishes that celebrate the diversity of produce. Live cooking and food tastings entice visitors to explore new flavors and cooking techniques.
The farmers' market has become a launching pad for aspiring entrepreneurs. From small-scale food producers to artisans crafting sustainable products, the market provides a platform for individuals to showcase their talents, like our Veterans crafts persons, and build thriving businesses with a focus on ethical and sustainable practices.
You can experience this and more at the Farmer’s Market at Mt. SAC.
Mt. San Antonio College
1100 N. Grand Ave, Lot B
Walnut, CA 91789
(Corner of Temple and Amar Ave.)
Every Saturday from 8 AM to 1 PM.
Meet Our Vendors
Here are some of our loyal, well-respected and friendly faces that you’ll see each week.
Mr. Thao's Family Farm