What an amazing weather week for all of us from Skagit through Whatcom County. As I write this most of the vendors of the Bellingham Farmers Market will have weathered at least 4 storms, sustained sub-zero temperatures, and up to a foot of snow in just the past two weeks. Depending on where [...]
The Bellingham Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 5-11. We celebrate farmers and farmers markets all year long, but this week provides a great opportunity to highlight the value that farmers markets bring to local communities. DID YOU KNOW... only 15 cents of every [...]
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 [...]
We so appreciate the community that has helped create our vibrant and local marketplace! Thank you for a great season, and especially for supporting our vendors through good and bad weather. The good news is that we aren't gone for long! Our Winter Market will be back the third Saturday of January, February and [...]
Congratulations Andrea Sundberg! Prize includes a gorgeous wreath from Growing Washington, earrings from Weasel Glass, dyed wool yarn from Maiden Avalon, holiday potpourri from Birchwood Botanicals, art print from Fat Dragonfly, and a market apron. There are two more Saturdays to enter and win!
We just gave away our first Shop Local for the Holidays Raffle to customer, Nettie Knabb! Congratulations on winning these awesome local gifts: mug with hand blown straw from Glacier Glass Works; "Be Brave" tee from elSage designs; beautiful earrings from Weasel Glass; thrown pottery plates from Blue Water Pottery; And a BFM hat [...]
Shop the Market! OPEN THRU DEC 17 Enter to WIN our Local for the Holidays Raffle. Weekly prizes with a grand prize! Awarded December 16th The more you shop the market, the more chances you have to Win! Hand-made craft items, Gift Certificates, farm baskets, market bucks and more! Stop by [...]
There’s really no wrong way to shop the Bellingham Farmers Market. But savvy market regulars follow these Bellingham Farmers Market shopping tips: Getting There Bike, take the bus or walk to the Bellingham Farmers Market. Parking can be tight, so skip the hassle of circling downtown in your car and hop on your bike, lace up [...]