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!

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 [...]

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 [...]

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. [...]

Becoming Honey

Bellingham bee man, Rob Rienstra of Backyard Bees gives us a peek into the fascinating—and sometimes painful—world of beekeeping. Backyard Bees sells local honey, beeswax, and related products every week at the Bellingham Farmers Market. - Edited by Chelsey Erway, Volunteer Backyard Bees - Bellingham Farmers MarketLast summer around early July as the wildflower honey [...]