It was a great day at the El Nido Farmers Market Grand Opening in Pacoima.
Thank you to everyone who joined the celebration, which included market fruits and vegetables, delicious food, products from local artisans, music, performances, arts and crafts, and kids' activities.
The Farmers Market is every Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 11243 Glenoaks Blvd., Pacoima CA 91331. We offer an EBT match for up to $40.
Thank you to our sponsor Save Our Water and to our community partners:
Boys & Girls Club
LA Civil Rights Dept.
LA Nature for All
Mission College & Culinary Program
Pacoima Family Source Center
Peace & Healing
Pueblo Y Salud
San Gabriel Mountains
To our special guests speakers:
Caroline Menjivar, California State Senator
Dr. Rudy Ortega Jr., Tribal President of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indian
Monica Rodriguez, Los Angeles Councilwoman
Savannah Portillo Heap, Field Deputy for Supervisor Lindsey Horvath
Dr. Amanda Ornelas, President, LA Mission College
Yurina Melara, Multiethnic Press Secretary for the Governor's Office of Planning and Research
And BRAVO to our performers:
Harmony Youth Group
We hope to see you next Saturday at the market for a special Halloween-themed day with costume contests, photo booth, trick-o-treating, and a
special concert by Heroes of Life.