Green Festival Exhibitors

Hunger Action Los Angeles

961 S Mariposa 205, Los Angeles, CA, USA, 90006 - View Map

Hunger Action LA (HALA) ends hunger and promotes healthy eating in LA County through education, advocacy and appropriate direct service. HALA operates the Market Match program at 18 farmers' markets in LA County.

Through Market Match, low income people are able to obtain up to $10 each market day in bonus coupons for fresh fruits and vegetables, grown by certified farmers in California, including greens, stone fruit, root vegetables, and all the rest of our state's locally grown bounty. Participants include people recieving CalFresh (Food Stamps), WIC, Social Security, and SSI (for seniors and people with disabilities.)

Now in its fourth year, Market Match has served over 12,000 families and individuals in LA County. Market locations include Central LA, Compton, East LA, Gardena, Huntington Park, Long Beach, Monterey Park, Pomona, and Santa Monica among others.

The program is a four way Win-Win-Win-Win: It reduces hunger, makes healthy eating affordable, boosts the California small farm economy, and promotes environmentally sustainable agriculture.