LOS ANGELES, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Farmers Market, hosted at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw mall, will open for business in a new location beginning this Saturday, November 30. The market will now be hosted on the outdoor Promenade between Rave Cinemas and the mall's main entrance every Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Each week, the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Farmers Market offers a variety of farm fresh produce, delicious gourmet goods, unique artisan goods, as well as health and fitness instruction for more than 500 members of the community. Currently, the market is featuring locally grown fall favorites, including Fuji apples and Asian pears, mustard greens, kale and Swiss chard, along with the first of the citrus crop.
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw has hosted the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Farmers Market for the past four years. The market ties into the mall's diverse bFit health initiative, which promotes wellness throughout the Crenshaw community. The bFit programming includes free events and services throughout the year, such as weekly Zumba, cardio kick and yoga classes, as well as blood pressure screens, health fairs and access to Covered California health insurance representatives within the mall.
"We believe that eating well is pivotal to any long-term wellness program, so we are excited to continue serving as host to the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Farmers Market that offers plentiful and well-priced, healthy, and locally grown food," said Sharron King, General Manager of Baldwin Hills Crenshaw. "By moving the market to the Promenade, we are improving access for the community and helping to fulfill the original vision of our renovation and new outdoor community-oriented space."
The Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Farmers Market is operated by Sustainable Economic Enterprises of Los Angeles. For more information, visit www.farmernet.com.
About Baldwin Hills Crenshaw
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw is an 870,000-square-foot retail destination located at the intersection of Crenshaw Boulevard and Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Los Angeles, California. Anchored by Macy's, Sears, Wal-Mart and Rave Theaters, plus more than 100 specialty stores and dining options, BHCP has long been recognized as the hub of the surrounding communities. From a signature concert series known as BHCP Live!, the monthly Kid's Club and a weekly Farmers Market, to the many public services offered at the mall, it is clear that BHCP is more than just a place to shop— it is a central gathering place for the local community. BHCP is committed to making this neighborhood an even better place to live, work, shop and just BE! BHCP has teamed up with several community-based partners to support a variety of events and continue to support efforts and programming that reflect the history and interests of local residents.
Baldwin Hills Crenshaw is managed and leased by Primestor Development, Inc. Primestor is a full-service commercial real estate firm specializing in the management, revitalization and development of shopping centers in urban locations.
SOURCE Baldwin Hills Crenshaw