Celebrate the holidays with a farmer. Eat Local First.

This is a special time of year for local food. You might be wondering what could possibly be in season, but luckily there are lots of locally sourced products to choose from for festive meals, weekly groceries, unique gifts and holiday decor.

The WA Food & Farm Finder  makes it easier than ever to buy direct from Washington farms, fisher folk, farmers markets and local grocers. Continue on to find a handy shopping list of farm-fresh foods, holiday must-haves and additional resources for a happy, locally sourced season. Shop local farms for the holidays and win prizes with our holiday giveaways!

Shop WA farms and farmers markets for the holidays, win prizes!

We’re giving away over $1,000 worth of local, farm-fresh goodies! Take our brief survey to be entered to win one of many delicious prizes from local farms, markets, and restaurants including Neighborhood Farmers Markets Seattle, LINC Foods, Badger Mountain Vineyard, Local Yokels, 21 Acres Farm, Raintree Nursery, The Grange Restaurant, Second Mile Marketplace, Vinegar Flats Farm, Bright Ide Acres and more. The deadline to enter is midnight on January 1, 2022. Winners will be notified in early January.

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Holiday Meal Planning & Gift Giving Ideas

 

Here are a just a few ideas and resources to get you started. Visit the Washington Food & Farm Finder to explore more local farms, fishers, farmers markets and food businesses for holiday shopping, eating and gifting!

Fresh, not frozen…

Look for these ingredients fresh at farmers markets, farmstands and local grocers. Visit the WA Food & Farm Finder to find specific farms to source from.

  • Apples & Pears
  • Beets
  • Baby Bok Choy
  • Braising Mix
  • Broccoli
  • Brussels sprouts
  • Cabbages
  • Carrots
  • Cauliflower
  • Cranberries
  • Garlic
  • Hazelnuts
  • Kohlrabi
  • Leeks
  • Legumes
  • Mizuna
  • Mushrooms
  • Onions
  • Potatoes & Parsnips
  • Sunchokes
  • Pumpkins
  • Quince
  • Radishes
  • Rutabaga
  • Shallots
  • Spinach
  • Sweet Potatoes
  • Turnips
  • Winter squash
  • Greens: Chard, collards, kale, lettuce, mustards, salad
  • Turnips

Source: WSDA Washington Grown Produce Seasonality Chart

Restaurants – Farm to table with local flavors

Kick back, relax and enjoy a deliciously prepared and locally sourced menu from locally-owned restaurants and cafes, all committed to supporting WA farmers, fishers, foragers, and artisans.

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Farm Stores – Always in season

Take a break and hit the road to shop local farm stores. In addition to stocking their own products, many include seasonal and shelf stable products from other farms and producers around the state. The following have listings on the WA Food & Farm Finder, but check individual websites to verify seasonal hours and shopping protocols.

Farm Stores

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Food Boxes, Meal Kits &  Local Grocers – More ways to shop

Local food boxes, meal kits, and independent grocers are terrific options for buying directly from WA farms and producers while doing good for our local economies.

Food Boxes + Local Delivery

Meal Kits

Food Co-ops + Local Markets

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A holiday shopping list to make eating local easy!

Build meals around our local abundance

Though many fields lie fallow, there is still a plethora of local ingredients to use and create memorable meals with.

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Enter to Win!

We’re giving away over $1,000 in tasty local foods and goodies! Tell us how you support WA farms this holiday season and enter to win!