MonthJanuary 2016

Fairplex Snapshot: Topiary on The Farm

January 27, 2016

During the LA County Fair, the Big Red Barn is full of friendly animals. Goats, cows, sheep, chickens, rabbits, guinea pigs… the list goes on. Once October rolls around the barns are emptied and used as storage units or as temporary housing for horses. But that doesn’t mean we neglect appearances!  Our gardeners do a fantastic…

Throwback Thursday: Fairplex Expo Halls

January 21, 2016

We found this beautiful photo in our archives the other day and thought we would share with you! We don’t have an exact date of when this photo was taken but it was definitely before 1935, when the Fairplex Garden Railroad was moved to its current location, which spans the length of several expo halls.…

Urban Farming: Water Preservation

January 20, 2016

It’s no secret that The Farm at Fairplex is sustainability-conscious. We make an effort to make all our systems as energy-efficient and resource-savvy as possible, including the way we regulate irrigation. Beneath the peaceful exterior of The Farm lies intricate sustainability systems  Along with our vertical farming system, we also use a state-of-the-art weather reactive…