Gov. Christine Gregoire proclaimed August 7 – 13 Farmers Market Week in Washington! And there are some special events going on at participating markets. It’s time to shop, support our local farmers, and get some delicious produce!

Columbia City Market
Wednesdays, 3pm – 7pm
37th Ave S and S Edmunds Street
Seattle, WA 98118

Enter to win a Farmers Market Gift Basket.

Lake City Market
Thursdays, 3pm – 7pm
NE 125th and 28th NE
Next to the library off Lake City Way
Seattle, WA 98125

Enter to win a Farmers Market Gift Basket.

Bellevue Farmers Market
3:00pm – 7:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
1717 Bellevue Way NE
Bellevue, WA 98004

Come at 4:00pm on Thursday, August 11 to see Owner/Chef John Howie of Seastar and John Howie Steak do some demonstration cooking!

Phinney Market
Fridays, 3pm – 7pm
67th and Phinney Avenue North
upper lot of Phinney Neighborhood Center
Seattle, WA 98103

Enter to win a Farmers Market Gift Basket.

Chewelah Farmers Market
Fridays, 11:30am – 5:30pm
202 N. 2nd Street West
Chewlah, WA 99109

Winner of the Washington State Farmer’s Market Association Small Market Award, representatives from the Washington State Farmers Market Association and other special guests will be visiting the market from 11:30am -12:30pm. Greenwood Institute D’Art will feature a fun veggie art project for kids, and everyone can sign the big banner proclaiming what they love about farmers markets!

U-District Market
Saturdays, 9am – 2pm
50th and University Way NE
in the University Heights parking lot
Seattle, WA

It’s the 15th annual Go… Cook! cook-off. This year it’s Seth Caswell from Emmer & Rye vs. Dustin Ronspies from The Art of the Table. The local celebrity chefs race the clock and battle each other for the best dish. It all starts at 10:00am. Also, register to win a Farmers Market Gift Basket.

Port Townsend Farmers Market
Saturdays, 9am – 2pm
Polk and Lawrence
downtown Port Townsend

Winner of the WA state Large market of the year award, come on out 10am on Saturday, August 13 for speeches and surprises!

Magnolia Market
Saturdays, 10am – 2pm
33rd Ave W and W McGraw Street
in the Magnolia Village
Seattle, WA

Enter to win a Farmers Market Gift Basket.

Des Moines Farmers Market
Saturdays, 10am – 2pm
Des Moines Marina
S 227th St & Dock St
Des Moines, WA 98198

Winner of the WSFMA 2011 Best Market Manager Award, it’s Health & Fitness Day on Saturday, August 13, with live music from Charlie Spring.

Bainbridge Island Farmers Market
9:00am – 1:00pm
Town Square at City Hall Park
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110​m

Don’t forget your cameras on Saturday, August 13! Your Market shot could win you $25 Market Bucks.


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