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Still Going Strong

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 [...]

Kale and Quinoa Salad

Prep Time: 10 minutes; Cook Time: 20 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup broth (vegetable or chicken) 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 2 quarts water 1 bunch lacinato (dinosaur) kale, cut into thin strips 2 carrots, finely diced 1 large shallot (or 4 cloves garlic), minced 1 bell or other sweet pepper, finely [...]

Market Cancellation Oct 15

After much deliberation we have decided to cancel the Saturday Market for October 15. We appreciate everyone that communicated with us to give us feedback. We were diligently working to make informed decisions that would best serve our vendors and the organization. Although we had hoped to be able to hold a smaller, inside market, [...]

What’s Fresh in October

Fall is a favorite time for us at the Market. The sunny, yet cooler days beg for flexibility in our apparel and on our plates. Our farmers deliver with a broad spectrum of products from apples to zucchini.  Fill your basket with items that can just as easily hit the grill or add to the [...]

Fresh Bucks News

NEW THIS YEAR! SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) users can use their EBT cards at the Fairhaven Market (Wednesdays, 12noon-5pm) and our NEW After Hours Market, Thursdays in September from 4pm-7pm at Depot Market Square. AND we will be able to provide SNAP shoppers with Fresh Bucks match. Look for our Information Booth to get [...]

Butternut Squash and Corn Quesadillas with Hatch Chili Slaw

Serves 4   Ingredients for quesadillas ½ LB butternut squash (about ½ a medium squash) 1 ear corn, peeled and kernels removed from cob ½ medium onion, chopped 1 Tbsp garlic, minced 1 tsp chili powder 2 tsp lime juice Olive oil Salt and pepper to taste Corn tortillas Semi soft and crumbly [...]

Smart Trips to the Market Campaign

Make a Smart Trip to the Bellingham Farmers Market and win some green! We are partnering with Whatcom Transportation Authority again this year to promote alternatives to driving to the Market. This campaign will run through September. Customers that stop by the Information Booth to document their bike, bus or walking trip to [...]

Growing Something NEW in September!

You asked and we heard! We are starting a new After Hours Market on Thursdays in September, downtown at Depot Market Square from 4pm-7pm! This food focused market will feature local produce, meat, dairy and baked goods along with ready-to-eat food booths focusing on locally sourced menu items. This market will provide the [...]

Top 10 Tips for Savvy Shopping at the Bellingham Farmers Market

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 [...]

Salad Dressings and Marinades

Liven up your local greens with these tasty and easy tips for making your own salad dressing from scratch Things to have on hand Oils & Fats (Olive, Sesame, Mayo, Cream, Buttermilk, Canola, etc…) Vinegars (Apple Cider Vinegar, White Wine, Balsamic, etc…) Citrus: Lemons or Limes for tartness Seasoning: Salt, Pepper, Garlic, Cayenne, Cumin, Etc. [...]