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Bellingham Farmers Market opens for season Saturday, April 7

Mar 30th, 2018 | Category: News

BELLINGHAM – Opening day of the Bellingham Farmers Market’s 26th season will be Saturday, April 7. The traditional Cabbage Toss happens at 10 a.m. The downtown Saturday Market hosts over 100 small businesses, including crafters, farms, and food producers from Whatcom and Skagit Counties. Over 30 farms will be on-hand on opening day with a wide variety of local items, and more than 12 non-profit community organizations will be tabling. In addition, E.B.T. (Electronic Benefits Terminal) will be available at the Information Booth for the purchase of produce with SNAP benefits (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program). The Market will continue providing Fresh Bucks, offering EBT users matching dollars up to $10 each day to buy more fresh produce. These matching funds are made possible by the Sustainable Fund of Whatcom Community Foundation. Depot Market Square is located at 1100 Railroad Avenue, corner of Railroad Avenue and Chestnut Streets. For more information about the market, see www.bellinghamfarmers.org or follow the Facebook page.

 

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