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A day at the market: Farmer's expo not over yet at Si View | Photo Gallery

Her dad enjoys pizza, mom eats a sandwich, and Gwendolyn Gasior, age 1, tries bites of both on a blanket with a sunny view of Mount Si Thursday afternoon, Aug. 28, at Si View Park. Amber and Rafal Gasior were hanging out during the weekly North Bend Farmer’s Market, and like many families, they hit the grass. “The market gets us out of the house,” says Amber. Si View hosts the final farmer’s market of the season on September 11.  - Seth Truscott/Staff Photo
Her dad enjoys pizza, mom eats a sandwich, and Gwendolyn Gasior, age 1, tries bites of both on a blanket with a sunny view of Mount Si Thursday afternoon, Aug. 28, at Si View Park. Amber and Rafal Gasior were hanging out during the weekly North Bend Farmer’s Market, and like many families, they hit the grass. “The market gets us out of the house,” says Amber. Si View hosts the final farmer’s market of the season on September 11.
— image credit: Seth Truscott/Staff Photo

Summer’s not over yet. The North Bend Farmer’s Market continues to draw vendors, shoppers, playful children and peppy music acts to the green at Si View Park.

The market runs 4 to 8 p.m. every Thursday at the park, 400 S.E. Orchard Drive. Two more dates await this season, Sept. 4 and 11.

Learn more at www.siviewpark.org/farmers-market.phtml.

Marty Wheeler of Oak Hills Farm whips up rainbow-colored shaved ice on August 28. Wheeler, who hits the market every week to sell his popular sweet, icy treat, is opening his first restaurant this fall in Issaquah.

Bao Lor of Sammamish readies a bouquet with a flourish at her North Bend Farmer’s Market flower stand. She works the market with her son Justin.


Judith Milstein picnics with her family, Ian, 5 and Izzey, 7, on the lawn.

Hallie Halferty of North Bend sees if her young neighbor, Christine, 4, wants to go down the slide with her and son Hatcher, who is 16 months old. Mom and son make a habit of hitting the playground at Si View Park, and visiting the Thursday evening farmer’s market. “It’s pretty fun, especially if he’s got a big smile on his face,” she said.

Friends Lily and Kaitlyn sport with their pooch at Si View.

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