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Pasadena Public Health Department

  • Nutrition & Physical Activity Community Resources

    Farmers Market  Fruit and Kid   Garden 


    Pasadena Unified School District Health Programs 

    The Pasadena Unified School District (PUSD) Health Programs Office offers a variety of health services for PUSD families, ranging from immunizations to asthma education.

  • Certified Farmers' Markets

    Buy fresh, local produce and farm products directly from the farmers who grow them! All markets are cash only and accept electronic benefit transfer (EBT).  Click on the hyperlinks below for more information and for directions.

    Pasadena Certified Farmers' Market  

    Saturdays (8:30 am to 12:30 pm) - Victory Park (Sierra Madre Blvd at Paloma St) 

    Tuesdays (8:30 am to 12:30 pm) - Villa Parke (E. Villa St at Garfield Ave) 

    Wednesdays (3:30 to 7:30 pm) - Playhouse District (500 block of Union St, 2 blocks east of Los Robles Ave) 

    Altadena Certified Farmers' Market  

    Wednesdays (3:00 to 7:00 pm) - Loma Alta Park (600 W. Palm St) 

    Through the Market Match Program, individuals receiving CalFresh (EBT), WIC, or Social Security (SSI) get an extra $10 to spend on produce at the market.


  • Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

    Muir Ranch at John Muir High School 

    Muir Ranch is a 2-acre learning farm and educational program at John Muir High School.  Students grow fresh vegetables and flowers and sell them through a produce subscription program called, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA), and cook the vegetables in the Muir Ranch Food Lab.

    Every week, CSA subscribers receive a bag or box of fresh produce grown at Muir Ranch and other regional sustainable farms.  Proceeds from the CSA are used to fund paid internships for students at the farm year-round.  Subscriptions are 50% tax deductible.


    Muir Ranch 

    For Community and School Garden Educators: 

    Every third Saturday of the month, from 9 am to 1 pm, Muir Ranch donates organic seeds and seedlings as part of its mission to spread urban gardening culture.  Get there early because these events are becoming popular!  Parking and entrance are on the southweat part of John Muir's campus, off of Canada Street.

    Community Gardens

    Having a garden is one strategy for improving access to fresh produce and physical activity opportunities, but many Los Angeles County residents live in apartments or homes with no space for a garden.  Community gardens provide that much-needed space by repurposing vacant land.  Community gardens rent out plots of land for gardening to the public.  Membership fees and plot sizes vary.

    Oakland Community Garden (corner of N. Oakland Avenue and E. Maple Street, Pasadena)

    Garden Contact: Terry Allen

    Phone: (626)796-6878


    Pasadena Community Gardens

    721 South Pasadena Avenue, Pasadena (between West California and Bellafontaine)


    Altadena Community Garden

    3330 N. Lincoln Avenue, Altadena (southwest corner of Loma Alta Park)

    Offers garden plots, classes and workshops throughout the year

    Other Resources

    Search for local farmers' markets, family farms, and other sources of sustainably grown food in your area by visiting http://www.localharvest.org.

  • Contact Us

    1845 North Fair Oaks Avenue
    Pasadena, CA 91103
    Map & Directions
    (626) 744-6163
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