Lents International and King Farmers Markets – Sunday November 22 is the final day of the 2020 season. Be sure to visit your favorite vendors at your neighborhood market this weekend.
Shemanski Park Farmers Market – Back for one day only on Wednesday, November 25. This special Harvest Market is the perfect mid-week stop to stock up on the absolute freshest produce.
PSU Farmers Market – Open Year-Round! A resource for diverse local products, your year-round support provides a stable source of income for farmers and vendors. And there’s plenty to choose from all winter long!
We are pleased to share our latest blog post by Michelle Week of Good Rain Farm. Michelle is of Sinixt—or the Arrow Lakes—ancestry, a First Nations People of Okanagan country of British Columbia and north-central Washington. She is a local farmer stewarding the land, decolonizing diets, connecting with her ancestry’s cultural traditions and feeding people to help restore her community’s food sovereignty. While she’s not currently vending with PFM, she’s generously shared her knowledge of First Foods, Traditional Ecological Knowledge and the Thanksgiving bounty.
Soon, our 2021 vendor application will open – yay! Each year we select small food businesses to join our five markets. We welcome applications from farmers, foragers, nurseries, bakeries, meat and seafood providers, cheese makers and other specialty food producers. As an incubator, we prioritize start-up business owners who are committed to supporting local agriculture. Click the link below to verify product eligibility and learn more.
Make your essential shopping trips safer and healthier for everyone by continuing to follow guidelines:
If you are sick or have been in contact with a sick person, stay home
A mask or face covering is required to enter the market
Maintain 6 feet of physical distance at all times
No eating in the market, take hot food & bakery items to-go
Staff at PFM and Farmers Market Fund have teamed up for a monthly discussion club to learn about anti-racism, historic disparities in food and farming, and the current food justice movement. This is part of moving our equity and food justice work forward. It’s opened our thinking about policies and practices.Here’s what we recently read, watched and talked about: