Market Week

August 16- 22

Get to know your local farmers markets and grocers

and GET A TASTE of what’s fresh and in season from local farms and producers. During Market Week and the whole month of August, challenge yourself to visit one new farmers market and one new local grocer, and find a local product from Whatcom or Skagit county! Enjoy in-season recipes and the bounty of our home. Check out The Local 10 – our handy guide to enjoy and support local producers all year long.

Featured Farmers Markets

Anacortes Farmers Market 

Saturdays, 9-2 

At the Depot, 7th St & R Ave, Anacortes 

Visit the Anacortes Farmers Market at the peak of the season!  Check out the best fresh produce, mushrooms, meat, eggs, fish, dairy, honey, baked goods, jams/preserves, and other food Skagit county has to offer.  And don’t forget about our many talented artists and crafters. See you there! 

Bellingham Farmers Market

Bellingham Farmers Market

Saturdays, 10-2 
Depot Market Square, 1100 Railroad Ave, Bellingham 
Learn to eat with the seasons at Bellingham Farmers Market. Our vendors provide a wide variety of locally grown and hand-crafted products. Find market staples like vine ripened tomatoes, freshly picked berries, and pasture-raised proteins. And don’t forget to try something new! We have seasonal treats such as purple tomatillos, ground cherries, and tree-ripened figs!

Mount Vernon Farmers Market

Mount Vernon Farmers Market

Saturdays, 9-2
Riverwalk Park, 501 Main Street, Mount Vernon 
The Mount Vernon Farmers Market is open Saturdays May through October at the Riverwalk Park. We are pleased to bring local farmers and artisans together to help build our community and show what Skagit has to offer. 

Birchwood Farmers Market Logo

Birchwood Farmers Market 

Sundays, June-October, 9am-2pm
1538 Birchwood Ave, Bellingham

The Birchwood Farmers Market is a cooperative neighborhood farmer’s market featuring locally grown vegetables, flowers, fruits, and other goods from over 10 growers and producers in Whatcom county, all at one convenient single-stand. We accept EBT, and offer a market match, so your EBT funds go twice as far!

Twin Sisters Farmers Market

Nugents Corner, 9-3 
North Fork Library, 10-2 
The Twin Sisters Farmers Market was created by a group of farmers with a shared goal to increase access to locally grown and affordable food in East Whatcom County. Over the past 5 years, the market has grown to include a wide variety of vegetables, fruit, flowers, meat, and more. 

Featured local Grocers

Community food coop logo

Community Food Coop 

Community-owned full-service natural food supermarkets featuring fresh, local, and organic products. Two locations: downtown on the corner of Forest and Holly, and south of WCC on the corner of CordataParkway and Westerly Road. Full-service delis, freshest local produce, complete wellness, and lots of grocery, dairy, frozen, and bulk items. 


Your Northwest grocer for more than 83 years, we’re proud to carry products from Washington companies which supports people who live and work in our own backyard. We offer Washington-grown produce from growers throughout the state and just down the road, including BelleWood Acres and McPhail Farms; fresh dairy products from local dairies like Twinbrook Creamery and Organic Valley; Washington wines, spirits and craft brews; and all sorts of groceries as well as health and beauty care from our region’s wide variety of innovative, quality-focused food producers. 

Skagit Valley Food Coop 

Skagit Valley Food Co-op has been providing local, organic produce and groceries to the community since 1973. Enjoy soups, salads, & sandwiches in the Deli, and explore the Co-op’s C-SQUARE building, home to the Co-op’s bakery and community-owned restaurant, Third Street Cafe.


The Green Barn

Come shop at Lynden’s own hometown market!  We offer a great variety of fruits and veggies including local, no-sprays and organic. Peruse wine and beer, dairy, bulk, grocery and sit down for lunch in our deli.  Grab some plants for your yard, and enjoy the friendly staff. 

Haggen Northwest Fresh

Why Shop Local


When you shop at a locally owned grocer or market, your money stays here – in your community. You strengthen the local economy, support your neighbors, and our place.

Find markets & grocers near you

Map of Markets & Grocers

Thank You to Our Eat Local Month Underwriters!

Thank You to Our Eat Local Month Lead Sponsors!

Bellingham Farmers Market

Soulcraft Allstars

Thank You to Our Eat Local Month Supporting Sponsors!