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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 of the [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Our Second Raffle Winner

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!

Shop Local For the Holidays

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 [...]

Holiday Gift Giving Ideas

We're kicking off 17 days of Holiday Gift Giving ideas! With over 50 vendors, the Market offers everything to make your holiday unique and local. Be sure to visit our Facebook, Instagram or web blog daily for gift giving inspiration. We kick off our daily guide with an all-purpose option. Breadfarm has [...]