Guide to Seattle’s farmers markets

A photo with bagged greens, rhubarb, and tomatoes over a reusable canvas bag

Rhubarb and tomatoes are in season at the moment. | Photo by Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Markets

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Oh how we love the smell of fresh Rainier cherries in the morning. With summer pretty much here (finally), farmers markets in Seattle are already fully jammin’ out. And several more seasonal markets will open this weekend featuring fantastic, local produce + products. 🍒

So, hope you’ve stocked up on those reusable bags, because we got the rundown on where to shop for farm fresh goodsboth now and throughout 2022. 🥬

🕰️ Year-round

  • U District | Saturdays | 9 a.m.- 2 p.m. | University Way NE between 50th + 52nd Streets | The wide range of vendors here includes everything from Seattle Urban Honey to Pie Bird Bakeshop to Geni’s Ethiopian corner.
  • Ballard | Sundays | 9 a.m.-2 p.m. | Ballard Ave. NW between Vernon Pl. and 22nd Ave. | Here you’ll find produce exclusively from Washington farms, soothing ramen from Brothers & Co. + the wonderfully named Hot Baby Hot Sauce.
  • West Seattle | Sundays | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | California Ave. SW + SW Alaska St. | There can be up to 70 vendors when things really get rolling over the summer.
  • Capitol Hill | Sundays | 11 a.m.-3 p.m. | E. Denny Way between Broadway + 10th Ave E. | Geared towards a younger crowd, brunch options + vendors like Seeking Kombucha abound at this popular market that relocated to near the Light Rail station last year.

☀️ Seasonal

  • Pike Place Market Express | Tuesdays, Thursdays + Fridays, through Sept. 30 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | Van Vorst Plaza, 426 Terry Ave. N. | If you love Pike Place but not the crowds, try out one of three different “express” locations in South Lake Union and First Hill that feature many of the Market’s produce, flowers + hot lunches on a more manageable scale.
  • Columbia City | Wednesdays, through Oct. 12 | 3-7 p.m. | 37th Ave. S. + S. Edmunds St. | South Seattleites flock here for produce + prepared foods that are perfect for an impromptu picnic on the nearby lawn.
  • Wallingford | Wednesdays, through Sept. 28 | 3-7 p.m. | Meridian Ave. N + N. 50th St. | Stock up on mozzarella, soap, or some bottles of cider from Finnriver Farm.
  • Lake City | Thursdays, June 16-Oct. 6 | 3-7 p.m. | NE 125th St. + 28th St. NE | You’ll find lots of gourmet cheeses + jams here, plus some family-friendly activities.
  • Phinney Ridge | Fridays, through Sept. 30 | 3-7 p.m. | 6761 Phinney Ave. N. | Locals love to gather for the fruits + veg, but there’s also a courtyard with live music and a playground nearby.
  • Madrona | Fridays, through Oct. 21 | 3-7 p.m. | Martin Luther King Jr. Way and E. Union St. | Grab some fresh flowers and a frozen treat from Seattle Pops while you’re at it.
  • Magnolia | Saturdays, through Oct. 15 | 10 a.m.-2 p.m. | W. McGraw St. & 33rd Ave. W. | This market has been going strong since 2003, offering a wide array of vendors in the heart of Magnolia Village.

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