Find Local Food

This page provides you with a wide overview of where to find local, sustainable, and healthy food in Long Beach.

Whether your barrier to eating more local, healthy food is cost, convenience, or something else, we want to connect you with the best local food options!

Farmer’s Markets

Farmer’s Markets and farm stands are great places to browse, sample and buy fresh produce and handmade products. Prices are low, and the feel of the markets are community-driven.   Tuesdays Local Harvest Farmers Market – Bixby Park Tuesdays 3pm-8pm 130 Cherry Ave., Long Beach, CA 90803 (in Bixby Park) Lincoln Spring Farm Stand Tuesdays, 9am-6pm Spring […]

Food Sharing and Redistribution

It’s estimated that 50% of food in America ends up being wasted. These groups make sure local, healthy food is saved and redistributed. Find about opportunities to feed yourself and help end hunger in Long Beach. Food Finders Food rescue program that works with businesses and large institutions to gather food that would be wasted […]

Community Gardens

Community Gardens are a great way to grow your own food, and build community across cultures! Check out this feature video of Long Beach Organic (LBO), the organization behind 9 of Long Beach’s community gardens, and find one in your neighborhood below. City-Wide Map Provided by the Office of Sustainability Central and Downtown LB Peace Garden at […]

Specialty Foods

From bread to juice, retail to home delivery, welcome to local food bliss in Long Beach! Check out these awesome local food vendors and let us know if you join the ranks. Artisan Foods Wide Eyes Open Palms Coffee and pastries available at local farmer’s markets; spices and teas available in local stores. Primal Alchemy […]

Locavore Restaurants

Steamed Organic Cuisine – $ 801 E. 3rd St.  Sweet Dixie Kitchen – $  401 E. 3rd St. Roots Gourmet – $  6473 E. PCH I Love Vegan (Thai) – $  2264 Pacific Ave. Ahimsa Vegan Cafe – $  340 E. 4th St. Fox Coffee House – $  425 W. Willow St. Working Class Kitchen […]

Healthy Markets

From big box healthy grocers to your neighborhood corner store oasis of fresh fruit and vegetables… These markets offer a wide selection of organic fresh produce, dry goods, natural cleaners and other convenient access to your everyday necessities with a healthy, local focus. Organic Markets Lazy Acres 2080 N. Bellflower Blvd. Long Beach, CA Grocery store […]

Guides, Media and More

Long Beach Fresh Neighborhood Food Guides Guides to the food resources in your neighborhood! City-Wide Locavore Guide Guide to food resources city-wide! Culinary Long Beach Facebook Guide A delicious guide to the latest and greatest in Long Beach restaurants and foodie culture  Localism.co A civic-minded local startup that is working to showcase independent businesses and […]

CSA/Farmbox & Delivery

Long Beach Farms Box Sustainably grown produce boxes, pastured eggs, juices and more. Limited delivery available, two pick-up locations, and ordering online at longbeachfarms.com The Growing Experience CSA Pick-ups on Thursday 2-5pm and Fridays 1-4pm. Sign-up in advance. 750 Via Carmelitos Long Beach, CA 90805 Contact Jimmy at (562) 984-9549 growingexperiencelb.org Lincoln Spring Farms CSA […]

CalFresh (SNAP), EBT and WIC

CalFresh (SNAP) & EBT CalFresh helps improve the nutrition of people in low-income households  by increasing their food-buying power. With  CalFresh benefits in hand, you can spend more at the grocery store with an Electronic Benefit Transfer (EBT) card to access better food choices. Am I eligible for CalFresh? Here are the eligibility and reporting […]