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Market Week

From Sept. 23-30, we’re celebrating markets and market vendors!

With such an abundance of local food producers, we’re grateful to have a variety of farmers markets, food co-ops, and local grocers available to highlight our locally grown, raised, and crafted foods. Each market offers something a little different so be sure to visit a few to find your favorite local products and maybe even discover something new! Check out our article about amazing local markets: At The Heart of Community, There’s A Farmers Market. Be sure to follow Eat Local First NW on Facebook and Instagram to join us, learn, and get the chance to win prizes.

Find more local markets in Washington at eatlocalfirst.org

Eat Local Month Markets & Vendors

Bellingham Farmers Market‘s flagship Saturday Market operates at Depot Market Square in downtown Bellingham from 10am to 2pm every Saturday from April through December and also the third Saturdays of January, February and March. It is a perennial favorite with locals and tourists alike. Featuring over 70 vendors!

Our Wednesday market is now located at the historical downtown waterfront. Next to the pump track and Waypoint Park. Nearby amenities include access to the beach, playground, walking trails and biking. The market is open June through September, 4-7pm. Public parking available.

*Due to Covid, we are operating modified markets. Remember to wear a mask and social distance.

Visit the Anacortes Farmers Market – we’ve got something for everyone! Check out the best fresh produce, mushrooms, meat, eggs, fish, cheese, honey, baked goods, jams/preserves, and other food Skagit county has to offer then sit back and enjoy a coffee or some hot food at our cafe. And don’t forget about our talented many artisans and craftspeople! We have live music every week and hold a variety kids and community education sessions throughout the year. All produce is locally grown – with lots of certified organic options. Voted best farmers market in WA state in 2018 by HomeSnacks.

The Lynden Farmers Market operates Saturdays from 10am-2pm June through September. The Market is located at Centennial Park (Corner of 4th and Grover Street). 2022 is their biggest season yet, with nearly double the vendors from 2021! Throughout the season shoppers will find everything from fresh fruits & vegetables to grass raised beef, wild caught seafood, local yogurt, baked goods, and handmade arts & crafts. We also have live music and food trucks every weekend! The market is a fun, family-friendly experience and an opportunity to connect with your local community. Visit often to find new vendors and products throughout the season. New in 2022 we are now accepting Senior FMNP & WIC vouchers!

Twin Sisters Farmers Markets operates three cooperatively run mobile farmers markets in Whatcom County. Our mission is to support the development of a strong local food system in areas with limited access by increasing affordable access to locally grown, healthy foods. We support and strengthen small, sustainable family farms by creating and operating mobile neighborhood markets where farmers and food producers can sell their goods, develop relationships with customers, and grow their capacity to produce local food

The Mount Vernon Farmers Market supports local farmers in a family-friendly environment offering fresh food, locally grown produce and baked goods. In addition, the Market features a variety of hand-made products along with live music, kid’s activities & cooking demonstrations. Saturdays 9a-2p.

The Community Food Co-op is your locally grown, community-owned natural foods market since 1970. Two full-service stores with a focus on fresh, local, and organic food; in-house scratch delis; espresso/smoothie bars; comprehensive wellness selection; and a commitment to sourcing quality products throughout our stores. Plus, the Co-op Bakery Cafe with fresh-baked treats to tickle your taste buds, a variety of convenient and healthful fresh deli foods, a choice of hot soups, and a full-service organic espresso and smoothie bar.

Rome Grocery is cooking up fresh pastries, made to order menu items & premade family meals ready to go. Available in store you will find a selection of locally sourced groceries and self-care products along with the best selection of craft beer, cider & wine on Mt Baker Hwy. We also offer scoop ice cream, espresso, growler fills & Scratch and Peck feed. Community hub and keeping it local since 1915!

Crossroads Grocery is a small grocery store, at the corner of Silver Lake Road and the scenic Mount Baker Highway, that serves the Foothills area. We carry a large variety of groceries, meat & fish, dairy products, beer & wine, produce, bulk foods, health & beauty aids, household goods and hardware items. Many of our products are organic and locally sourced, and we have many items that are gluten free, dairy free and vegan. We also have a large selection of handmade artisan items from local artists and crafters, and souvenirs from the Mount Baker area. We are open Sundays – Wednesdays from 7 am – 8 pm and Thursdays – Saturdays from 7 am – 9 pm..

The Barkley Market is back on the village green in 2022! Plan on joining them every Thursday from 11:00-3:00 pm on the Barkley Village Green for lunch, live music, and local vendors. Bring your picnic blanket and the rest of the family to enjoy the live music, check out the amazing food truck options for lunch, or shop the various local vendors all distanced for safe shopping and dining. The Barkley Market is located at 2215 Rimland Drive and it will run each Thursday from July 1st-August 26th.

Living Pantry started over 15 years ago. Their current focus is on nurturing a healthier environment – for your body, your home, and the planet, through awareness of choice. They offer consumer choices that are truly natural, which primarily support small family businesses while reducing waste. This includes sustainable alternatives to common disposable items and single-use plastics. They like to think of themselves as an extended Co-op – by supporting local makers and businesses our community benefits from your choice to shop with them. Approaching zero waste is easier than you think!

Find Even More Local Food

Don’t love to shop but still want to eat local? Try one of these local food delivery, food box, or online marketplace options! 

Find Locally Made Products

Northwest Washington is home to many incredible food businesses. Look for them at your local co-op, grocer, or order direct and support your neighbors!

Pasta Options from Bellingham Pasta Co.

Places to Stay

Use "Eatlocal" at the following hotels when you book your stay: Hampton Inn Bellingham Airport, Home2Suites, and Semiahmoo Resort.

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