Good Food Festival 2011 – Celebrating the Santa Monica Farmers Market

The Good Food Festival is from September 14 – 18, 2011 in Santa Monica.

Film

The Good Food Film Series offers evenings of film and conversation about issues related to our food: How it’s grown, who grows it, and how we can make our food system better and fairer for producers, consumers, and the environment. Each screening includes a panel discussion providing local perspectives.

Conference and Trade Show

Leaders come together for workshops and discussions to support the transformation of regional, state and federal food policy initiatives.

Festival and Street Fair

Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18

Join us for two amazing days at the Good Food Festival and Street Fair. Come experience the Good Food Movement first hand with chef demos from LA’s finest restaurants, nationally significant speakers, workshops for every interest, a Localicious Gala, street fair and much more! Join us and enjoy Good Food. Start at the Santa Monica High School.

Festival and Street Fair

Join us for two amazing days featuring exhibits with family farmers and artisanal food producers. Watch demos from some of LA’s best chefs. Enjoy street food from vendors that source from the Santa Monica farmers market. Browse our food-focused bookstore with author signings. Purchase green products from sustainable and food focused vendors. Visit Rediscovered Gems: WPA Agricultural Art featuring remarkable paintings by Works Project Administration Artists from the 1930’s. In addition to the workshops on gardening and urban homesteading, enjoy music, great people, and the beautiful campus of Santa Monica High school.

We have over 100 vendors that will participate in the street fair! Click here for a comprehensive list.

Localicious

I attended the 30th Anniversary of the Santa Monica Farmers Market at an outdoor beachfront gala featuring 30 of L.A.’s best chefs paired with 30 market farmers on Friday, September 16, 2011.  The localicious gala at the Annenberg Community Beach was a great

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showed off the fresh ingredients.  The menu included everything from crab to delicious sweet California corn.  I had the opportunity to speak with a few of the farmers, restaurant staff and attendees.

I will be uploading the video in a few days but am able to attach a few photos.

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