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Farmers Markets: What’s happening in your area

May 2nd, 2019 | Category: Features

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by Grow Northwest

Farmers Market season is officially here, bringing farmers, food producers, crafters and other vendors together in local communities. Large or small, weekday or weekend, new or long-standing, each market offers its own unique take on the many growers and makers who live and work in our northwest corner.

Enjoy produce, crafts, food, and more at the Anacortes Farmers Market (booth pictured) and other area markets. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ANACORTES FARMERS MARKET

Enjoy produce, crafts, food, and more at the Anacortes Farmers Market (booth pictured) and other area markets. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE ANACORTES FARMERS MARKET

Following is a look at markets being held this season. Please note this is not a complete list, as some locations were still confirming information as of press time. Any other markets wishing to be listed can submit information to editor@grownorthwest.com.

Most markets have websites and Facebook pages, and are updating regularly as the season progresses, including listing participating vendors throughout the season. So check with them regularly, show your support, and enjoy!

 

WHATCOM

Blaine Gardeners Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. June through October on H Street Plaza in downtown Blaine. Call (360) 332-6484 for more information.

Bellingham/Barkley Village Farmers Market: Open Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. through mid-December at Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave., Bellingham. Seasonal events include Demo Days (presenting ways to prepare seasonal products), Kids Vending Day (the last Saturday of each month; free to kids), music and entertainment, and more. This season the Wednesday market will have a new location, operating in Barkley Village on Wednesdays 3-7 p.m. in June through September. Follow the Facebook page or see www.bellinghamfarmers.org

Ferndale Farmers Market: Fridays 2-6 p.m., starting June 14 through Oct. 11. Market vendors will be located around the fountain at Centennial Riverwalk Park. Senior and WIC Farmers Market Nutrition Program checks and EBT cards with Fresh Bucks match will be accepted again this year. All vendors selling locally sourced produce, foods and crafts are encouraged to apply. See the Facebook page or www.ferndalepublicmarket.org.

Lynden Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting June 1 through Sept. 28 at Centennial Park, corner of 4th and Grover Street, Lynden. Contact lyndenfarmersmarket.com, lyndenfarmersmarket@gmail.com, or see the Facebook page for updates.

Twin Sisters Market: Saturdays June through October, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Nugents Corner and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the North Fork Library. The market is a mobile market stand supported by 10-plus farms from the Nugents Corner/South Fork area. For more information, see twinsistersmarket.com, email twinsistersmarket@gmail.com, or visit the Facebook page for updates.

 

SKAGIT

Anacortes Farmers Market: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting May 4 through October at the Depot, 611 R Avenue. Each week vendors bring an assortment of farm produce, crafts, baked goods, and more. Special events include a pie festival and holiday market. For more information, see www.anacortesfarmersmarket.org.

Bow Farmers Market: Thursdays 1-6 p.m. starting June 13 through Sept. 12 at Samish Bay Cheese, 15115 Bow Hill Road,  Bow. Now in its 10th year, special events include a Fiber (Arts) Day (Aug. 22) and Holiday Market (Dec. 7). See the group’s Facebook page, visit bowlittlemarket.com or contact bowlittlemarket@yahoo.com.

Concrete Saturday Market: Saturdays 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting May 18 through Labor Day Weekend at the Concrete Community Center. Fresh food, arts and crafts, and live music. Vendor spaces are still available for farmers and growers. EBT is now accepted. Contact concretesaturdaymarket1@gmail.com, or see http://concretesaturdaymarket.weebly.com or the Facebook page.

Edison Farmers Market: Sundays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting June through September at the Edison Granary (kitty corner to the Longhorn). Parking is available at the school. Contact edisonfarmersmarket@gmail.com, www.edisonfarmersmarket.org, or see the Facebook page.

Marblemount Community Market: Saturdays June through September. Contact info@marblemountcommunityhall.com or see marblemountcommunityhall.org.

Mount Vernon Farmers Market: Saturday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting May 18 through Oct. 12 at the Waterfront Plaza in downtown Mount Vernon. The Wednesday market runs June 5 through Aug. 28 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Hospital on Kinkaid St. Kids activities, cooking demos, and special activities will be held throughout the season. For more information, contact mvfarmer1@gmail.com, visit www.mountvernonfarmersmarket.org, or see their Facebook page.

Sedro-Woolley Farmers Market: Wednesdays 3-7 p.m. starting May 22 through September at Hammer Heritage Square, corner of Ferry and Metcalf streets. Vendors will offer a selection of produce, crafts, and more, as well as music and kids activities. For more information, visit http://sedrowoolleyfarmersmarket.com, see their Facebook page or call (360) 202-7311.

 

SNOHOMISH

Arlington Farmers Market: Saturdays in June through August,  downtown Arlington at Legion Park, 200 N Olympic Ave. Contact info@afmwa.org, visit www.afmwa.org or see the Facebook page.

Everett Farmers Market: Sunday 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. starting May 12 through Oct. 6 at the Port of Everett, Boxcar Park 615 13th St. Everett. Contact everettfarmersmarket@gmail.com, www.everettfarmersmarket.com, or see the Facebook page.

Marysville Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting June 22 through Aug. 31 at the Grocery Outlet parking lot, 9620-B State Avenue, Marysville. This is a new location for the 2019 season. See www.marysvillefarmersmarket.blogspot.com or the Facebook page.

Smokey Point Market: Located in the Tractor Supply parking lot (17020 Smokey Point Blvd, Arlington) every first, third, and fifth Friday from 2-6 p.m. May through August. See the Facebook page for updates or call (360) 631-8203.

Snohomish Farmers Market: Thursdays 3-7 p.m. through September at Cedar Avenue and Pearl Street in downtown Snohomish. For more information, see www.snohomishfarmersmarket.com or the Facebook page.

Stanwood Farmers Market (formerly Port Susan): Fridays 2-6 p.m. starting June 7 through Oct. 11 in old town Stanwood at 8727 271st NW, Stanwood. Events include a “Sprouting Healthy Kids” children’s area and Chef at the Market cooking demo. For more information, follow the Facebook page or visit www.stanwoodfarmersmarket.org, or call (360) 218-4908.

 

ISLAND

Bayview Farmers Market: Saturdays through October from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bayview Corner (Highway 525 and Bayview Road) in Langley. For more information, see the Facebook page or www.bayviewfarmersmarket.com.

Clinton Thursday Market: Open Thursdays in the summer months 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Clinton Community Hall, 6411 Central Ave. See the Facebook page or www.discoverclintonwa.com.

Coupeville Farmers Market: Open Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. through October on the Community Green next to the Coupeville Library and municipal parking lot (off Alexander Street). For more information, see their Facebook page or contact coupevillemarket@aol.com.

South Whidbey Tilth Farmers Market: Sundays through mid-October from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2812 Thompson Road, off SR 525, between Freeland and Bayview  Corner. Events include weekly kids’ activities, annual Maypole winding (May 5) and dance accompanied by Island Strings, worm bin composting and construction classes, beeswax cloth food-wrap-making class, and T’ai Chi at the Market with Lynne Donnelly. The Community Produce and Craft booth returns, so if you have any excess produce from your garden (pesticide free) you can sell it here if wanted. Deliver goods on Saturday or Sunday before the market, email comm.produce@southwhidbeytilth.org. For more information see www.southwhidbeytilth.org or the Facebook page.

Oak Harbor Farmers Market: Thursdays 4-7 p.m. starting May 23 through Aug. 29. There will be no market on July 4 and instead held Tuesday, July 2. For details, see the facebook page or email oakharbormarket@yahoo.com.

 

SAN JUAN

Lopez Island Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. starting May 18 through Sept. 14 in Lopez Village. For more information, see the Facebook page or visit lopezfarmersmarket.com.

Orcas Island Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. starting May through September on the Village Green in the heart of Eastsound. During October and through most of November, the Market meets at Oddfellows Hall. For more information, visit orcasislandfarmersmarket.org.

San Juan Farmers Market: Saturdays 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. through October at the Brickworks in Friday Harbor, at Nichols Street and Sunshine Alley. Hours are reduced to twice monthly in November and December. For more details, see www.sjifarmersmarket.com.

 

Submit information to editor@grownorthwest.com.

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