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Market Week

From Sept. 8-14, we’re celebrating markets and market vendors! Farmers markets are bountiful at the end of summer, and well into the fall – come enjoy, and support your local market vendors! Locally owned food co-ops, grocers, and other specialty markets provide unique items and are so vital to our local economies! And check out our recent article about amazing local markets: At The Heart of Community, There’s A Farmers Market.

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Eat Local Month Markets & Vendors

3 Sisters Farm raises 100% grass-fed & finished beef, all-natural pork, grass-fed lamb, all-natural chicken and eggs. The oldest of the three sisters raises all of the animals on Whidbey Island.

At Acme Farms + Kitchen, we are on a mission to support local food while helping families save time and eat healthy! We are so much more than a CSA or a meal kit company. Each week, you choose your meals or meal box, we gather the best local ingredients, then hand-deliver it all (with chef-inspired recipes) to your door!

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.

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.

The Birchwood Farmers Market is a cooperative neighborhood farmer’s market featuring locally grown vegetables, flowers, fruits, and other goods from over 10 growers and producers in Whatcom county, all at one convenient single-stand.
We are dedicated to increasing food access in our neighborhood by providing fresh, sustainably grown produce at a reduced price. We are happy to accept EBT and we do a “market match” program which is designed to make healthy produce more affordable, so if you are using EBT your funds go twice as far.
Come and see us Sundays, June-October. 9am-2pm. ​

Birchwood International Market is an open air night market celebrates the rich cultural diversity of Birchwood. Featuring cultural performance, music, and art.

Founded in July of 2003 by Scott Mangold and Renée Bourgault, Breadfarm is an artisan bakery focusing on naturally leavened breads, rustic pastry and pantry staples. Every item we make is hand crafted. Our breads are naturally leavened using wild yeasts. Our European influenced pastry & cookies are made in small batches by staff with carefully tending hands.

Garden Path Fermentation is a brewery/winery/cidery/meadery in beautiful Skagit County in the far northwest corner of Washington State. We focus on the slow fermentation of local products—Skagit grains, honey, and fruit, and Northwest hops—all of which are fermented in oak with our native yeast culture cultivated from the air, flowers, and fruits of the Skagit Valley.

Living Pantry‘s vision started over 15 years ago. Our current focus is on nurturing a healthier environment – for your body, your home, and the planet. We 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.

North Cascades Meat Producers Cooperative, 2399 Mount Baker Highway. The NCMPC Cooperative Farm Stand, at 2399 Mount Baker Highway, sells local grass fed and grass finished beef and lamb and pastured, non-GMO fed pork to the public. North Cascade Meat Producers Cooperative (NCMPC) is a farmer-owned cooperative serving Island, Skagit, Snohomish, and Whatcom counties. NCMPC farmers provide local, high quality, pasture raised beef. Under our co-op’s label, ‘North Cascade Meats’, we’re proud to offer primals and retail ready beef cuts.

Samson Estates Winery was added to our existing raspberry and blueberry farm in 2001. We offer traditional red and white, fruit and dessert wines. All of our grapes and berries are carefully selected to achieve the highest quality in our award-winning wines. Visit our tasting room and Events Pavilion to sample and purchase our wines and artisan chocolates. Hosting Farmers Market during the summer months. Hours: Oct-May 11-5 Fri-Sun. June-Sept 11-6 daily.

Skagit Valley Food Co-op has been providing local, organic produce and groceries to the community since 1973. Enjoy soups, salads, & sandwiches in the Deli, and explore the Co-op’s C-SQUARE building, home to the Co-op’s bakery, ice cream shop, and community-owned restaurant, Third Street Cafe.

Lynden’s own Green Barn offers fresh fruit & veggies, dairy, bulk items, grocery, deli, beer & wine, and annuals, perennials & veggies for your yard and garden. Local produce in season.

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.

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Thank you to our Eat Local Month Sponsors!

 

Whatcom Community Foundation