The Hollywood Farmers Market Celebrates its 25th Year Every Sunday in May

Nyguen Tran formerly of Starry Kitchen, Kajsa Alger of Mudhen and Susan Feniger of Border Grill, Mudhen, and lots of other placesThe Sunday Farmers Market in Hollywood is one of the largest and most popular in the LA area. Next month, the Farmers Market is celebrating its 25th year in the community by bringing you live music, celebrity chef demos and cookbook authors. Every Sunday throughout the month of May, the market will feature appearances by Susan Feninger, Curtis Stone, Suzanne Tracht, Brendan Collin, and many others.

The first market event is scheduled for Sunday, May 1, 2016, with cookbook signings and cooking demos from Chefs Susan Feninger & Kajsa Alger of Mud Hen Tavern (pictured above with Nguyen Tran of Starry Kitchen/Button Mash). The morning will also bring live local music at the Amoeba stage at Cahuenga & Ivar, followed by an official ceremony celebrating the Market’s longevity.

Other luminaries presenting cooking demos and signing cookbooks include Curtis Stone (Maude), Neal Fraser (Redbird, BLD), Suzanne Tracht (Jar), Mihn Phan (Hollywood Coffee Shop), Brendan Collins (Birch), Betty Fraser and Denise DeCarlo (Grub), Valerie Gordon and Emmy-nominated Chef Nathan Lyon (PBS’ Growing a Greener World).

See the schedule after the break

Sunday, May 1

Amoeba Music Main Stage:

11:00 – 12:00am                     LA Hootenanny

12:30 – 1:00pm       Special birthday celebration featuring dignitaries such as Councilmember Mitch O’Farrell, SEE-LA Board members, Legacy Famers/Vendors and Hollywood High marching band.


Cooking Stage Demos

11:00 – 12:00am         Chefs Susan Feninger & Kajsa Alger (Mud Hen Tavern)

12:00pm – 1:00pm      Chef Susan Tracht (Jar)


Book Signings

10:30 – 11:30am         Author/ Blogger; Catherine McCord and her book “Weelicious. One Family. One Meal.”

12:00 – 1:00pm           Chef Susan Feninger and her book, “Street Food”


Sunday, May 8

Cooking Stage Demos

Tender Greens Mothers’ Day Stage, programming TBD


Sunday, May 15


Cooking Stage Demos

9:30 – 10:15a              Baker and confectioner Valerie Gordon (Valerie Confections)

10:30 – 11:30am         Chef Minh Phan (formerly of Field Trip, Beachwood Café)

12:00 – 1:00pm           Chef Brendan Collins (Birch)


Book Signings

10:30 – 11:30am         Chef Brendan Collins and his book, “Cooking, Blokes & Artichokes”

11:30am – 12:30pm    Baker and confectioner Valerie Gordon and her book, “Sweet”


Sunday, May 22

Cooking Stage Demos

10:30 – 11:30am         Chef Nathan Lyon (PBS’ Emmy-nominated Growing a Greener World)

12:00 – 1:00pm           Chefs Betty Fraser & Denise DeCarlo (Grub)


Book Signings

10:30 – 11:30am         Author Diana Stobo and her books “Naked Bliss” and “Get Naked Fast!”

11:30am – 12:30pm    Chef Nathan Lyon and his book “Great Food Starts Fresh”


Sunday, May 29

Cooking Stage Demos

10:30 – 11:15am         Chef Curtis Stone (Maude)

12:00 – 1:00pm           Chef Neal Fraser (Redbird, BLD)


Book Signings

12:00 – 1:00pm           Author/ Blogger: Elina Fuhrman and her book, “Soupalina’s Soup Cleanse”

11:30 – 12:30              Chef Curtis Stone, and his book, “Good Food, Good Life”

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Elise Thompson

About Elise Thompson

Born and raised in the great city of Los Angeles, this food, culture and music-loving punk rock angeleno wants to turn you on to all that is funky, delicious and weird in the city. While Elise holds down the fort, her adventurous alter ego Kiki Maraschino is known to roam the country in search of catfish.
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