It’s happening this coming Saturday, June 2 – the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market will be opening for the 2018 season at the north marina parking lot at 10 a.m., and will run until 2 p.m.! “Come down and nosh on pastries, meet the farmers while shopping greens and veggies for a great weekend salad, have a bite from the many food trucks, shop for teacher thank you gifts, Father’s Day presents or decor for home! Oh, and also take home fresh flowers and mini-doughnuts!” Listen to the sounds of Uncle Ernie (Mayor Matt Pina’s band), be a part of the Arts Commission dedication to the new bronze statues around the community (11 a.m.), chat with city leaders, and be present to honor our “retiring” Market Team (1 p.m.). [caption id="attachment_64484" align="alignright" width="223"] Greetings from the new market leadership! Market Manager Susie Novak and Market President Kim Richmond at Zenith Holland Nursery.[/caption] The Market will run until Sept. 29.
Hours: 10 am to 2 pm Location: Des Moines Marina Parking: Pick up a voucher at the market for up to 2 hours free with purchase, or buy a $10 Market Season Pass at the marina office, good for all Market Days in 2018 between 9 and 3. For more information on paid parking click here.
Set against the backdrop of the Olympic Mountains and the Puget Sound, Des Moines Farmers Market is a must-see destination! Located on the waterfront in the Marina District of Des Moines, WA, the Des Moines Farmer’s Market offers fresh and tasty seasonal crops direct from local growers, an appetizing array of food vendors, a kaleidoscope of local crafts, and toe-tapping live musical. Special events like Food Truck-Ins, Kids Day, Safety Day,and Harvest Festival make for special occasions with the whole family. On any given Saturday 10 am to 2 pm, June though September, community members and visitors gather together to buy a variety of fruits, vegetables, artisan cheese and baked goods, visit with friends and neighbors in a lively environment, enjoy lunch or dinner on the promenade overlooking the Marina, and attend events in the Des Moines Beach Park next door. Situated right next to the fishing pier, beach, and walking trails, our Market is a special experience for children, couples, and friends. Dog friendly, farm-focused, and home to some great senior and low-income programs! Check us out!More info at https://www.facebook.com/events/1977656008942716/ or http://dmfm.org/DMFM/Home.html, and for the latest news, be sure to “Like” them here: https://www.facebook.com/DMWFM/ The north marina parking lot is located at 22307 Dock Ave S.: ]]>