We believe that knowing your farmer means knowing your food. We also want you to know the people who help produce each market week after week!
Here are the people you’ll see at our markets and the individuals who you may interact with over the web!
Emil DeRosa | Operations Manager
An East Coast native, Emil brings organization and logistics to the Farmer Mark team. He designs the layout for each market, on-boards vendors, and keeps the markets running smoothly. In his spare-time he is either out exploring the newest veggie taco or working on his climbing skills.
Aubrey Yarborough | Community Development Manager
Aubrey has worked in international humanitarian development and for many years ran her own organic farm. As Community Development Manager she combines her passions for local food and community building!
Stevie Eggert | Market Manager for Hermosa Beach + Westwood Village + Playa Vista
Stevie has followed his passion for sustainable food systems from UCLA to Australia, New Zealand and beyond. He was a cook in New Zealand and a baker in Arizona, before returning to his native California. When he’s not managing farmers’ markets, you can find Stevie working in his garden or brewing jun kombucha.
Martha Hall | Market Manger + Lead KidZone coordinator for Playa Vista
Martha is educator with Food Forward where she teaches 5th graders about preventing food waste. During the summer months she runs a cooking camp for kids, and year-round she documents her home gardening adventures on Instagram @letsgetgrowing, follow along!
Mary Robertson | Market Manager for SoCo + Newport Beach
A yogi and foodie, Mary has owned and operated her own food business, Made Veg by Mary, which specialized in Vegan sweets & treats during her time on the East Coast. When she’s not at the Market, she’s out walking with her pug named Boo.
Brianna Grothe | Market Manager for Westwood Village + Playa Vista
Brianna is passionate about raising chickens, growing veggies, and working towards sustainable food systems. For the past few years she focused her time working in the non-profit sector helping homeless children and inner city youth gain access to a better education. She brings management skills, knowledge of sustainability, and passion for fresh food to her role as a Market Manager.
Seasonal Interns: If you are interested in building your resume, email us to inquire about current opportunities.
Volunteer: It takes more time and effort to host a farmers’ market than you might think! Lend a hand during set-up, event planning/execution, documentation, or another task that compliments your interests! Email us to learn how you can get involved!