Fruit and fun at Pomona Farmers Market

A display of fresh oranges greets visitors at the Pomona Farmers Market. The weekly market on Pearl Street in downtown Pomona not only sells fresh produce like strawberries and avocados but also offers a wide range of unique items such as crystals, bracelets, stickers, soap and more. / photo by Abelina J. Nuñez
A display of fresh oranges greets visitors at the Pomona Farmers Market. The weekly market on Pearl Street in downtown Pomona not only sells fresh produce like strawberries and avocados but also offers a wide range of unique items such as crystals, bracelets, stickers, soap and more. / photo by Abelina J. Nuñez
A variety of crocheted items are for sale in the booth run by Cathy Gonzalez at the Pomona Farmers Market. Gonzalez and her daughter make everything themselves, and Gonzalez says her favorite item to crochet is Oogie Boogie from “The Nightmare Before Christmas.” / photo by Abelina J. Nuñez
Vendor Leslie Raygoza assists Pomona resident Jacklyn Southophom at the Pomona Farmers Market on March 9. Raygoza helps her mother, Cathy Gonzalez, run the family business, which sells a variety of crafts and handmade items. / photo by Abelina J. Nuñez
Blueberries are just some of the fresh produce available at the Pomona Farmers Market, which is located at 145 W Pearl St. and is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Saturday. The market is open rain or shine and accepts CalFresh and EBT. / photo by Abelina J. Nuñez

Abelina J. Nuñez, senior journalism major, is a photography editor for Campus Times and staff photographer for La Verne Magazine. She previously served as LV Life editor, arts editor social media editor and staff writer. In Fall 2023, Nuñez was La Verne Magazine's editor-in-chief and was previously a staff writer as well. Her work can be found on Instagram @abelinajnunezphoto.

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