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Celebrate Washington Farmers Market Week at North Bend Farmers Market, Thursday Aug. 9

The North Bend Farmers Market celebrates Washington Farmers Market Week this Thursday, August 9.

During market hours, 4 to 8 p.m., families visiting the North Bend Farmers Market can participate in a fun game of Scavenger Hunt with prizes donated by vendors,while supplies last. The day’s music features children's entertainers the Brian Waite Band with a Pajammin’ Party Concert starting at 6 p.m.. The concert is sponsored by Friends of the North Bend Library. Be sure to join the excitement, and start your market day at the Si View host booth for a copy of the game map!

The North Bend Farmers Market, now in its seventh year at Si View Park, runs ever Thursday afternoon and evening If you haven’t visited the North Bend Farmers Market in a while, be sure to add it to your event calendar before the season closing date of September 13. With weekly live music, great selection of products and a pet friendly setting, the farmers market is a favorite summer time activity for many local families. Visitors will find wide selection of products including farm vendors with delicious fruits, berries, vegetables, locally raised beef, fresh eggs and flowers; dinner choices of wood fired pizza, tamales, tacos, Asian fare, and all natural hot dogs; many specialty products such as freshly baked breads, honey, dried pasta, oils & vinegars, dry spice mixes, pickles, kettle corn and shaved ice. The arts & crafts selection includes unique locally made products from framed photography, jewelry, yard furniture and décor, clothing, beauty products, pet treats and more.

The popularity of farmers market continues to increase across our state. Last year, shoppers made nearly 1.8 million trips, many of them repeat visits, to experience Washington’s 160 farmers markets. In King County, there are 41 operating farmers markets promoting healthy eating and easy access to fresh, locally grown seasonal produce. To recognize strong consumer and farmer support for the markets, Governor Chris Gregoire, the Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) and the Washington State Farmers Market Association (WSFMA) are celebrating Farmers Market Week in Washington August 5-11.

For more information about North Bend Farmers Market, please visit www.siviewpark.org/farmers-market.phtml

 

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