Valinda/ La Puente Farmers Market

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For information call (323) 263-4462 OR visit www.velasfarmersmarkets.org

Promotions

Amigo Club Register at the VELA Booth to receive your Amigo Club Card. See details below.

Print this page and bring it to the VELA booth when you register for your Amigo Club Card at the ELA Farmers Market and get a $2.00 coupon to purchase fresh produce. Offer valid only for the first 100 first-time customers of the month. Limit one coupon per customer per family.

Amigo Club - You reap what you sow

We value your business and your support of the Valinda La Puente Farmers Market. That's why, as one of our registered customers, you're automatically a member of our Amigo Club.

Here's how it works. It's as easy as 1, 2, 3:

1) Visit the Farmers Market VELA Booth and register to receive your Amigo Club Card.

2) Visit us 8 times and, when you purchase at least 3 pounds of produce each time, get your Amigo Club Card Stamped at the Farmers Market VELA Booth.

3) Get all 8 stamps and receive a $5.00 Coupon

Our goal is for our loyal customers to eat 24 pounds of fresh produce.

This is when counting pounds is good for you!

Vendors The Valinda Farmers Market not only serves community residents by providing healthier, fresher produce, it also serves the community by stimulating the economy; The Valinda La Puente Farmers Market creates business opportunities for small, family-owned California farms and for local entrepreneurs, artisans and food vendors. When you shop at our markets, you are generating income that will stay within the borders of the State of California, within the borders of your own community. Your patronage is priceless.

To learn more about our current vendors, or if you are interested in becoming a vendor, contact us at (323) 263-4462.

Certified California Farmers We guarantee you that the produce you buy at the Valinda La Puente Farmers Market is grown in the State of California, not imported from another state or country where it is at high risk of salmonella or e. coli contamination. It also translates to saving you money, since the farmer sells it directly to you, the consumer. Moreover, it means that it's tastier, fresher, healthier, hormone-free and pesticide-free. If it's sold this week at Valinda La Puente Farmers Market, the produce was most likely picked during the beginning of the same week.

Visit the Farmers Market to smell, see and taste the difference in our Southern California farm land produce.

Food Vendors The Flavors of Valinda La Puente Food Court features delicious, local and ethnically diverse cuisine and other pre-packaged food products. We make our best effort to ensure that our food vendors feature healthy choices for the public, ranging from wheat pita chips and hummus to pupusas, salsa and beans prepared with grape seed oil, as well as fresh-off-the-roaster peanuts. Customers get a chance to try well-known, traditional dishes with a healthy twist, as well as foods they may never have tried before, but which are equally delicious and most of all very healthy.

Artisans Each week VELAS Farmers Markets provide a venue for local artisans to sell their original hand-made works to the public. Most artisans make their own products, but some bring them hand-made from other countries. All products are original, high-quality and guaranteed to please the eyes. There is something for all styles and tastes.

Community Calendar Join us at the Valinda La Puente Farmers Market on any given Thursday of the month and participate in the weekly themed events and learn about healthy eating and cooking with market produce, health and wellness. Be part of the activities for children and learn about resources for the whole family.

1st Saturday- VELAS Cocina Healthy Cooking 2nd Saturday- Health and Wellness 3rd Saturday- Kids' Korner 4th Saturday- Senior Day 5th Saturday- Community Day

These events are made possible by the hard work of VELA Volunteers and other community service agencies in East Los Angeles, such as Champions for Change, Breathe LA, Care More Health Plan, and Volunteers of America. To learn about these events or to volunteer, please contact us at (323) 263-4462 or info@velaela.org.

The Valinda La Puente Farmers Market is brought to you by VELA The Light of the Community, Supervisor Gloria Molina, Los Angeles County First District and the Community Development Block Grant.

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Listing last updated on Feb 26, 2010

We Open Thursdays From 3PM to 8PM




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