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Granada Hills Gets Its Own Farmer's Market

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I've been wishing for a while now that Granada Hills would have a farmer's market we could call our very own, and now we will!

This Friday evening, from 5-9pm at the Granada Hills Masonic Center on Rinaldi (near Hayvenhurst), the Granada Hills Farmer's Market will have its debut. And unlike the April-October market at the Northridge Fashion Center, market manager Ric Alfafara plans to make this a year-round Friday night event.

Alfafara, who also co-manages the Van Nuys and Sylmar Farmer's Markets, says, "Everybody's been talking about it, friends who live in Granada Hills have been saying we need a market out here. And so I talked to the Freemasons (who sponsor the market), and they said that they want to get involved with the community, they want to get the community up and strong.

"It's a certified farmers market, and a family festival too. We'll have jumpers, kids' rides, entertainment," Alfafara said.

In addition to farmers from outly…