As we approach summer once again, farmer’s markets are gearing up to re-open. With events being canceled as of late, there has been some uncertainty as to whether the Spokane farmer’s markets will be able to open. Thankfully, farmers’ markets are considered essential and have the go-ahead to start operating as planned.
The Washington State health department has recommended that certain guidelines be established in light of COVID-19. Many local farmers markets in Spokane have already identified changes that will occur when they open up for the season.
Here is a list of local farmer’s markets planning to open up for the season soon.
Spokane Farmers’ Markets every night of the week
For your convenience, the markets are listed in order of their opening date.
Perry St. Thursday Market
Thursdays | Begins May 7th | 3-7pm | 924 S. Perry St. Spokane, 99202
The Thursday Market is a farmers’ market that seeks to make available fresh, healthy, locally grown food and locally crafted products to the South Perry neighborhood and the broader Spokane community. Thursday Market
Spokane Farmer’s Market
Saturday | Begins May 9th | 8am-1pm | 920 W. Fifth Ave. Spokane
The Spokane Farmer’s market in downtown Spokane plans to limit the number of customers in at one time by using only one entry and one exit. They also have guidelines for how many people can be at each vendor stand at one time.
Fairwood Farmers’ Market
Tuesdays | Begins May 12th | 3-7pm | 319 W. Hastings, Spokane, 99218
Fairwood Farmers’ Market of North Spokane strives to bring neighbors together with local growers, artisan food producers, and crafters in a “festive, nurturing environment. Some of the local vendors include Big Barn Brewing Company, Aichele Farms, Brain Freeze Creamery, Great Harvest Spokane, and Highland Honey Farm. Find out more on their website: Fairwood Farmers Market
Kendall Yards Night Market
Wednesdays | Begins May 13th | 5-8pm | Summit Parkway
The Kendall Yards farmers market is a place to shop for local produce, share a meal with friends or just gather with your neighbors and enjoy the sights and sounds. Some of the vendors include Hello Sugar, Skewers Food truck, The Grain Shed, Pacific Produce, Winterwoods Tea Company, and many, many more. You can read more about what the Kendall Yards Night Market is doing to follow COVID-19 guidelines on theier website: Kendall Night Market
Millwood Farmer’s Market
Wednesdays | Begins May 20th | 3-7pm | 8910 E. Dalton Ave., Spokane
Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market
Fridays | Begins June 5th | 3-7pm | 2310 N Monroe St. Spokane, 99205
The founders of the Emerson Garfield farmers’ market aim to bring healthy, affordable locally produced goods to their community and to those who happen by from around the area. The market also serves as a hub to bring people together from around the community. The Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market hosts numerous vendors including Post Street Plants, No NAANsense, Fresh Cut Farms, Happy Mountain Mushrooms, and more. Emerson-Garfield Farmers’ Market
Spokane Valley Farmer’s Market
Fridays | Begins June 5th | 5-8pm | 2426 N. Discovery Place in Spokane Valley
Liberty Lake Farmers Market
Saturdays | Begins June 6th | 9am-1pm | 1421 N. Meadowwood Lane, Liberty Lake, 99019
The Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market strives to bring area community together with local farmers. They also want to encourage young people to pursue the agricultural arena. Vendors at the Liberty Lake Farmers’ Market include: Bodacious Berries, Bumper Crop Coffee, Icebox Flats Farm, Indian Creek Bee Farm, Thunder’s Catch Seafood and more. https://www.libertylakefarmersmarket.com/
Support our Community and our local farms
Spokane County is home to more than 2500 local farms. Many of these farms participate in Spokane Farmers’ markets to make their goods available to their local communities. Want to buy locally sourced food? Looking for healthy, organic goods? That’s exactly what you’ll find at a farmers’ market in Spokane.