The wheels of the train rumble as they slide on the track into the Highland Park metro station. Just over the fence next to the tracks, white tents line Marmion Way, as a hoard of second hand jackets and shirts dangle from their racks and the smokey warm scent of roasted peanuts and barbacoa permeate the air. The late afternoon sun lends a deep golden light to the Highland Park farmer’s market.
Beginning Friday afternoon, Myrtle Avenue transforms from a bustling street of shoppers to a festive community of vendors, art enthusiasts, movie goers, and families looking for new and exquisite food to try. The Monrovia street fair gives local businesses the chance to thrive during harsh economic periods, and eating for up and coming entrepreneurs ready to showcase their businesses. In 1995, the City of Monrovia held its first street fair on grounds of Myrtle Avenue, a lengthy street packed with shops, restaurants, and a historic …
South Pasadena’s Farmer’s Market contains a total of 72 vendors, all of which you can find some of the freshest fruits and veggies, the catch of the day, some of the loveliest plants and flowers, and cute vintage clothing.
Every Saturday morning since 1984, a portion of a parking lot in front of Victory Park is occupied with family farmers and food artisans, showing off and selling their goods.
Freshly farmed produce is making its way to the farmers’ market and then to Pasadena dinner tables.