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Farmers Market Opening in Sequim May 4th

Children eating strawberries in U-pick fieldThe Sequim farmers market is celebrating 24 years of food, fun and a great community. The 2019 season began May 4th and it lasts until October 26th. It hosts over 60 vendors from the Olympic Peninsula. Most of the participating farms, artists and chefs are local to Sequim. Every Saturday, from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm, neighbors gather at the Civic Center Plaza in the center of downtown Sequim for a festive atmosphere. When visiting the beautiful Olympic Peninsula, stop by the charming town of Sequim. The farmers market is a great place to stock up on hiking provisions or grab a tasty lunch.

Explore the Sequim Farmers Market

The lush Sequim-Dungeness Valley is a patchwork of diverse bountiful farms and vibrant lavender fields. The farmers market was created to promote not only the locally grown farm products, but also local artisans. Visitors will find one-of-a-kind arts, crafts and other unique goods.

Fresh produce at farm standMany of the market vendors showcase the variety of local crops grown in the valley’s rich soil. Enjoy sweet seasonal berries, fruits and certified organic vegetables. Take home farm fresh eggs and tender grass-fed beef. Also brighten your day with colorful, cut flower bouquets and of course fragrant lavender products. Gardeners can even pick up lavender plants and nursery starts for their own yard. In addition to produce, shoppers will find wines, honey, preserves and other handmade treats. Delicious baked goods and other prepared foods make a welcome midday snack or lunch. Not to mention original sauces, spices and teas that add special flavors to any kitchen.

After sampling all the wonderful food the market offers, browse the impressive talents of the artisan vendors. The vendors are carefully selected in a juried review by the market’s board. This results in high-quality items that cannot be found anywhere else. Best of all, the artists love to talk to shoppers about the process of creating their work. Find that perfect gift for a homemade jams sold at u-pick farmsloved one or yourself perusing the fine arts, jewelry, body products and even pet accessories. It’s no surprise that the Sequim farmers market also carries almost any lavender item imaginable. Leave with bagfuls of heavenly scented treasures.

The Sequim farmers market is about more than just eating and shopping. Fun events are also included all summer such as an ongoing live music series. The farmers market is truly a celebration of the Sequim community and abundant farms. If a vibrant, active town center surrounded with forests, mountains and a pastoral valley sounds like paradise, Sequim is your perfect hometown. Contact our agents at Schwab Realty to learn more about what Sequim has to offer. We’re experts in the area and also the benefits of living on the amazing Olympic Peninsula.