L.A. Farmers Market Food and History Tour


Lakewood’s affordable travel program is heading to L.A.’s Original Farmers Market on Saturday, October 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Explore this landmark, unlike any other in Southern California, on an entertaining, informative and delicious 2-½ hour food tour. Participants will be introduced to the Market’s fascinating history, hear stories of the legacy families who have been a part of this landmark since its beginnings in 1934, and taste signature items from a variety of Farmers Market stalls including: Artisan butchers; ethnic eateries; bakers, candy makers and creameries; fresh produce stands; and a gourmet grocery emporium with one of L.A.’s finest cheese counters. There’s so much to discover and, more importantly, to taste, at this famed Los Angeles location!

Please arrive at Burns Community Center, 5510 Clark Ave., Lakewood, at 8:15 a.m. for check-in. The bus will leave promptly at 8:30 a.m. and is scheduled to return to Burns Community Center at 3:00 p.m.

The cost of this trip is $65 per person. An adult must accompany children of all ages. Last day to register is Monday, September 25 or until filled.

Advanced registration is required, through eCatalog at www.lakewoodcity.org/eCatalog using class #8480.