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Job Opening

We are hiring! We are looking for a Site Manager for our 2018 season and beyond. This is a part-time (20+ hrs/week), year-around position that incorporates both on-site and in-office work. Position closes February 19th. Download Job Description HERE.  

Job Opening 2018-02-18T03:00:49+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

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 [...]

Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Kale 2018-02-18T03:13:01+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

Earth Day Block Party at the Market

Love Your Leftovers Block Party April 22nd, 10am-3pm   Celebrate Earth Day! On Saturday April 22, we will partner with local business alliance Sustainable Connections and their Toward Zero Waste Program to bring you the “Love Your Leftovers” Block Party. Join us in the market and on Railroad Avenue in front of Depot [...]

Earth Day Block Party at the Market 2018-02-18T03:00:50+00:00

25 Seasons: Growing a Strong Community Market.

The Bellingham Farmers Market, just a dream in the early 1990’s has become one of the largest markets in Washington State, and a destination location for tourists and locals alike. It began when two Western Washington University students had a vision to have locally grown produce sold in a downtown urban location. They approached [...]

25 Seasons: Growing a Strong Community Market. 2018-02-18T03:00:50+00:00

Happy Holidays from the Market!

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 [...]

Happy Holidays from the Market! 2018-02-18T03:00:51+00:00