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What’s so special about Asparagus?

Did you know that it takes 3 years for a newly planted crop of asparagus to be ready to harvest? Once a crop is ready for harvesting, the season is short – only a few weeks. That’s what makes local asparagus such a treat. Farm fresh asparagus has a tenderness and sweetness that [...]

What’s so special about Asparagus? 2018-05-08T17:35:15+00:00

Don’t Let The Sting Stop you.

Believe it or not, we have the cold and damp of winter to thank for many of the items we cherish in the spring. Among them are stinging nettles. Stinging nettles are herbaceous plants that are nutrient rich and known for being highly anti-inflammatory. Understandably, many are put off by the “stinging” aspect [...]

Don’t Let The Sting Stop you. 2018-04-13T13:57:04+00:00

Spring offerings grown in Winter

With our season grand opening upon us, we are naturally excited to see what our farmers are bringing to market. While there are fairly reliable over-wintering crops, it’s still a wait-and-see game with spring crops – even a few days of variable weather can change crop readiness by weeks. As the temperatures warm, [...]

Spring offerings grown in Winter 2018-04-06T13:18:49+00:00

7 Things To-Do To Get Ready for the Bellingham Farmers Market This Spring!

Saturday, April 7 is opening day of the 2018 Bellingham Farmers Market. This year our theme is "Cultivate Community All Year Long" and we want you to explore your community through all 4 seasons of the Farmers Market.  Here are 7 ways to enjoy the market this Spring. 1. Get it fresh and [...]

7 Things To-Do To Get Ready for the Bellingham Farmers Market This Spring! 2018-04-06T08:24:25+00:00

Happy New Year from the Bellingham Farmers Market, Here we go 2018!

First off, thank you for your patronage in 2017. We appreciate our customers and community so much. 2018 is underway and like you the Bellingham Farmers Market is hard at work. Our unique mix of farmers, crafters, food vendors and service providers are here to provide you with diverse offerings throughout the year. Here are [...]

Happy New Year from the Bellingham Farmers Market, Here we go 2018! 2018-02-18T03:00:49+00:00

Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Kale

Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 3 medium sweet potatoes (regular potatoes can be substituted), roughly diced 1 medium shallot or 3 cloves garlic, minced 4-5 leaves kale, sliced into 1” strips ½ medium onion, diced 2 tbsp oil or butter 1 tsp salt 2 tsp ground pepper Directions: Preheat oven to [...]

Recipe: Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Kale 2018-04-24T18:10:20+00:00

Greens on the Green

Meet Portland Chef Jenn Louis at two Aug. 23 events at Village Books in Fairhaven Acclaimed chef Jenn Louis visits Village Books in Fairhaven Wednesday, Aug. 23 for two events in support of her new cookbook, The Book of Greens.   Louis will demonstrate recipes from the book at 4 p.m. at the Bellingham [...]

Greens on the Green 2018-02-18T03:00:50+00:00

Take the Survey, Tell us what you think!

August marks the final month of our Wednesday market in Fairhaven. We have packed a lot into these final Wednesday market days including Demo Days, Yoga on the Green, Fresh Local Music concerts, and a visit from chef Jenn Louis - author of The Book of Greens. We have been managing this little Market [...]

Take the Survey, Tell us what you think! 2018-02-18T03:00:50+00:00

Celebrate International Yoga Day and Books!

Bellingham Farmers Market, Yoga Northwest, Village Books and Paper Dreams presents Yoga on the Green -- Your Healthy Lunch Break Bring Your Own Mat!   Noon-12:30 p.m. Third Wednesdays June 21 (Salute the Solstice and International Day of Yoga) Class led by Ingela Abbott, founder and director, Yoga Northwest. Enter to win [...]

Celebrate International Yoga Day and Books! 2018-02-18T03:00:50+00:00

Play-Lab comes to the Wednesday Market

Play Lab engages the community in open-ended play by curating irresistible, interactive play installations.  Play Lab works at the intersection of art and play, providing opportunities for kids of all ages to bring creative ideas to life. Come explore playful projects to make and take home on the 2nd Wednesday [...]

Play-Lab comes to the Wednesday Market 2018-02-18T03:00:50+00:00