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Thanks to Weisbarth & Associates for Sponsoring the Farmers Market!

We appreciate your support! Gifts like these keep Farmers Markets and Washington Farmers going!

Thank you to BECU for sponsoring the market!

We so appreciate our neighbors' support in the Lake City and Phinney neighborhoods. Your gift helps to sustain Washington Farmers and Farmers Markets!

Thanks to WSECU for sponsoring the Market!

We appreciate the continued support from our wonderful neighbors in the U-District!

WSECU

 

Thank you for your support of the U-District Farmers Market! We look forward to you joining us for a day of giveaways and information later in the season. 

Summer Music Festival on Saturdays Next to the U-District Farmers Market

University Heights Center for the Community's Summer Music Festival

Enjoy live music on market day, June - September 


June 16, 11-1pm: Speakeasy Jazzcats - 1920s New Orleans Jazz
June 23, 11-1pm: Charlie Beck (Squirrel Butter) - Folk/Bluegrass
June 30, 11-1pm: Heatwaves - Pop/Rock
July 7, 12-1pm: Gansango - West African Music and Dance
July 14, 12-1pm: The Harmonica Pocket - Children's Music
July 21, 11-1pm: The Good Kings- Rock/Reggae
July 28,  11-1pm: The Winterlings - Americana
August 4, 12-1pm: NW Tap Connection 
August 11, 12-1pm: Seattle Women's Steel Pan Project - Carribean


Check out the website for the full summer lineup.

Special Thanks to Verity Credit Union for Sponsoring the Market!

Special Thanks to Verity Credit Union for Sponsoring the Market!

Thank you to the Verity Credit Union team who has been a great community partner and sponsor of the West Seattle Farmers Market. We're so excited to welcome them the neighborhood!

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Social Media Guide: Vendor Meeting 2018

Click here for a copy of the social media guide shared at our annual vendor meeting.

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Lake City Farmers Market hosts the Library Bookmobile & story time

The Lake City Library is closed for the summer - but the Library Bookmobile is at the market every Thursday through the end of August!  Click here for more details on story times and other family activities during the summer.  This market also boasts a lovely location right next to Albert Davis Park, free parking in the underground garage, and live music/kids activities most Thursdays.  

Farm King County - Tools and Resources for Farmers

Whether you are just starting out in farming or a seasoned producer looking to diversify your business through the creation of a value-added enterprise, Farm King County is here to assist you with all your farm business questions.

Farm King County is multi-stakeholder collaboration between organizations committed to expanding the local agricultural economy by connecting local farmers to services, information, and technical resources that make it easier to farm and grow farm businesses in King County. The foundation of this effort is this comprehensive web-based directory of farming resources that contains information relevant to starting, operating and growing a successful farm enterprise. Supporting the web-based directory is a network of technical experts that are available to answer questions, assist in navigating the directory, and connect users to organizations and service providers that can provide additional support.

This project supports the goals of King County’s Local Food Initiative, which serves as a roadmap for strengthening the local food system and increasing access to healthy, affordable food. More information about the Local Food Initiative can be found on the King County website.

Metropolitan Market at Magnolia Farmers Market

Thank you to Metropolitan Market: A sustaining market sponsor for the Magnolia Farmers Market 2017 Season. Buy fresh mozzarella from them every other week starting June 10!

Special thanks to Mt Baker Windermere for sponsoring the market!

Thank you to the Mount Baker Windermere team who has been a great community partner and long term sponsor of the Columbia City Farmers Market.

They have kindly supported the market by sponsoring music events throughout the season, as well as a water station in the park. Find out more about them, here

Celebrate Farmers Markets Week: August 7 - 13

Celebrate Farmers Markets Week: August 7 - 13

Join us at one of our 7 farmers markets across the city: Columbia City, Lake City, Phinney, Magnolia, U-District, Capitol Hill and West Seattle!

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MORE parking at U-District Farmers Market

Over 55 one hour parking spots are available in the north and south lots of U-Heights Center just west of the market.

Plus, plenty of available street parking if you don't mind walking a block or two. See you Saturday, 9am-2pm.

Sponsor Your Neighborhood Farmers Market

Meet face-to-face with our shoppers and show your support for the local food economy. Space is limited.

The Neighborhood Farmers Markets is the largest Farmers Market organization in Washington State, operating 7 vibrant producer-only neighborhood markets in the Seattle area, 5 days a week, serving over 400,000 shoppers annually and bringing in 120 local farmers. Our markets are consistently recognized as some of the best Farmers Markets in the country and our organization is a leader in the local food movement.  Each week, our Farmers Markets transform Seattle’s city spaces into community centers of commerce, luring shoppers into the markets with sights, smells and tastes of locally grown and crafted foods.

With help from sponsors we fulfill our mission of supporting and strengthening Washington’s small family farms by creating successful Neighborhood Farmers Markets. If you are interested in showcasing your company’s commitment to the local environment and healthy, happy communities, please consider a Neighborhood Farmers Market sponsorship. Sponsorship levels are outlined on the following page and are adjustable to meet your company’s needs.

For more information, please contact Nina Gruber, Development and Outreach Coordinator
(E) outreach@SeattleFarmersMarkets.org or (T) 206.632.5234

*Shop Local for the Holidays*

Print a copy of our holiday shopping list with all of the available fresh fruits, veggies, beverages and more. Find some great gift ideas at the farmers market and make your own holiday gift basket. The farmers market has honey, dried fruit, salt, candles, soap, wine, delicious caramels and more!!
*Shop Local for the Holidays*
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UW Husky Days at U-District Farmers Market

Every 1st Saturday of the month, UW students and staff get a $2 Market Buck to spend at the University District Farmers Market. Just show your Husky ID at the market info booth!

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Get your Incredible Feast tickets before they sell out!

Get your Incredible Feast tickets before they sell out!

Our annual fundraiser supports our Good Farmer Fund, an emergency relief program for our farmers.

Get your Incredible Feast tickets before they sell out! - Read More…

Rachel Ray Show features University District Farmers Market

CBS's Rachel Ray Show came to Seattle - and featured the U-District market!

Check out the story here!

Shop Local for the Holidays

Shop Local for the Holidays

Print a copy of our holiday shopping list and find great gift ideas for the holidays at our farmers markets.

Shop Local for the Holidays - Read More…

Thank you to our Sustaining Season Sponsor: PCC

We appreciate PCC's support!

A big shout out to PCC - Columbia City for their continued support of the Columbia City Farmers Market! From help with market operations, to volunteers for our annual Zucchini Races in August, and much more, PCC shows their support of our work in many ways. Come by the market and swing by PCC for a truly complete shopping experience. See you there on Wednesdays!

 

5% Back to the Farmers Markets

This Thursday, April 9, Whole Foods Market at Interbay will be donating 5% of their net profit for the day to the Neighborhood Farmers Markets!

Thank you to Whole Foods for their support of local farmers markets!

Stock up for Thanksgiving this weekend!

At U-District, West Seattle and Cap Hill Farmers Markets you'll find plenty of meats, salmon, potatoes and other root veggies, onions, all kinds of quashes, braising greens, Brussels sprouts, wines, ciders, apples, pears, lovely cheeses and more for your holiday feast.

There may even be a turkey or two available this weekend.  Most farmers took orders a while ago and most birds are usually spoken for by now, but there can be last-minute changes...ask at the market info tent for assistance finding farmers who may have turkeys.

Thank you Neighborhood Sponsors for providing farmer truck parking!

Columbia City Church of Hope, Columbia Funeral Home, and Rainier Property Management have provided spots for farmer vehicles during market each week!

Thank you for your support!

 



Market Vendor Lists are Seasonal

Not all of the vendors who appear in the market vendor lists will be at the market in a given week. Remember that produce is local and seasonal - some farmers grow different vegetables (or have cheeses or meats) all year 'round; others, such as berry growers, are only at the markets a few weeks or months and will show up on the list only during their harvest months.

The best way to keep on top of which vendors are returning or leaving, and what products are available, is by subscribing to our Ripe and Ready Newsletter. Alternatively, you can 'like' your neighborhood Farmers Market on Facebook and get information there. All Facebook pages are linked on the market pages, under the market logo.

Bicycle Benefits at the Farmers Markets

Ride your bike to the markets!

Bicycle Benefits is a program that supports cycling AND local businesses, by providing discounts and deals you can only get if you bike there and show your Bicycle Benefits helmet sticker ($5 at participating businesses).

To get discounts and deals from local businesses including the Farmers Markets, simply purchase your helmet sticker at any of our market info tents, and you'll instantly receive a Market Bucks coupon to spend at the market!

Each week that you ride your bike to the market and show your helmet sticker, you'll get another $2 coupon to spend at the market that day (one coupon only per market day).

You can find more information about the program here.

An Incredible Feast

Sunday, September 23, 2018, 5-8 pm, at the Center for Urban Horticulture

BUY TICKETS TODAY

Our extremely popular annual fundraiser features over fifteen of Seattle’s best and most innovative chefs, paired with market farmers to create an incredible feast of unique and delicious bites, showcasing fresh farm ingredients. PLUS: local breweries, wineries, lovely music, carnival style games and a fabulous silent auction.

Check this page for updates on the farmer and chef line-up!

Thank you all for your support of last year's wonderful event! We were able to raise $50,000 to support Washington Farms and Farmers!


BUY TICKETS TODAY


2017 Restaurants:

        

      

    Sweet Bumpas

2017 Farms:

Tieton Farm & Creamery - Collins Family Orchards - Skagit River Ranch - Steel Wheel Farm - Kittitas Valley Greenhouse - Present Tense Farm - Tonnemaker Family Orchard - Rama Farm - Hayton Farms - Olsen Farms - Nash's Organic Produce - Whistling Train Farm - Oh Yeah! Farms - Alvarez Organic Produce - Local Roots - Growing Washington - Cascade Farm - Gray Sky Farm - Growing Things Farm - Kirsop Farm - Rathbun & Moore - The Root Cellar - Sea Breeze Farm - Skinny Kitty Farms - Windy Acre Farm

Featuring beer and wine from...

Elliott Bay Brewing Co., Pike Brewing Company, and Bainbridge Vineyards. Certified and local Salmon-Safe Wines from Terra Blanca provided by Stewardship Partners


Special Thanks to our 2017 Sponsors!

      

      Salmon Safe

 Thank you to our farmers, chefs, volunteers, sponsors, donors and guests for making An Incredible Feast such a fabulous event every year since 2005!  We are celebrating over $210,000 in emergency farm relief distributed through the Good Farmer Fund since its inception in 2008 - entirely funded by the Feast and individual donors. Our organization also continues to be at the forefront of important food access programs at all farmers markets, enabling low-income families and individuals to purchase fresh, healthy, locally-grown produce from local farms. 

Widely regarded as Seattle's BEST food event, the Incredible Feast allows you to hang with many of Seattle’s best chefs – plus over two dozen fabulous local farmers - and enjoy an incredible cornucopia of local and seasonal flavors.   

Can't make it? Donate to the Good Farmer Fund directly online!  
No donation is too small - every amount helps.

 

Contact outreach(at)SeattleFarmersMarkets(dot)org to inquire about event details and sponsorship opportunities.