Tour the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market with Amelia Saltsman

June 11, 2014 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am America/Los Angeles Timezone
Santa Monica Farmers Market
1901 Main Street
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Learn how to navigate farmers’ markets like a pro! Take a tour of the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market with Amelia Saltsman, author of The Santa Monica Farmers’ Market Cookbook and the Summer Entertaining e-book, and frequent guest on KCRW’s Good Food.

Due to popular demand, Amelia is now sharing her vast knowledge of the market with you. You’ll be guided through the Santa Monica Farmers’ Market, one of the largest and most important markets in the country. You’ll meet Amelia’s friends, farmers and chefs. Her insight, tips and expertise will give you the tools and skills needed to navigate your own local farmers’ market with ease.

Do the choices at farmers’ markets overwhelm you, or do you not even go? Amelia will give you tips on what to buy and how to cook it, making your shopping trips fun, easy and anxiety-free.

Here’s what you’ll learn on Amelia’s tour:

How to source almost all your food needs-fruits, vegetables, meat, poultry and eggs-with confidence from local farmers.
The benefits of buying produce in season, and how to substitute other varieties of fruits and vegetables for out-of-season favorites.
How to let taste be your guide when choosing farmers’ market produce.
The best way to shop the market for the week’s recipes and menu plans.
How shopping at farmers’ markets can stretch your food dollar and make your meals healthier.

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