The Chelan Evening Farmers Market is more than just food. This summer, stop by the farmers market to shop a quality selection of local, fresh produce.
What is the Chelan Evening Farmers Market?
The Chelan Evening Farmers Market has four goals according to its website:
- Encourage people to eat locally
- Facilitate new young farmers
- Initiate living-wage farm jobs
- Provide a positive event for downtown Chelan
These four goals are the foundation of the farmers market. At the market, you can visit the different farmers and vendors. You’ll be able to get to know the sellers on a personal basis and buy their fresh, local produce. Also, by attending the market, you’ll experience the wonderful community that is Chelan.
When is the market?
The Chelan Evening Farmers Market takes place on Thursday evenings from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
The market begins May 23 and runs through September 26.
Where is this located?
The market is at the corner of S. Emerson and Wapato Streets. It is between the Riverwalk Inn and Riverwalk Park.
What will I find at the farmers market?
At the Chelan Evening Farmers Market you’ll find over 20 vendors selling produce. The offerings change weekly and are dependent upon supply, but some things you might find at the market are:
- Goat cheese
You’ll also find all of the farmers and vendors who work hard to bring you these wonderful options. The farmers market is a great way to get to know the local farmers better, and gain a deeper understanding of the work that goes into bringing you fresh offerings. Because of the Chelan Evening Farmers Market, local farmers and vendors can share their story with you through high-quality goods.
Why should I go to the Chelan Farmers Market?
If the fresh food and produce hasn’t already convinced you, consider all of the other options available at the Chelan Evening Farmers Market. Aside from the food, you can enjoy the entertainment, including story time and music. Learn about your food from talks by growers. Shop in the stores open late during Market hours. Picnic with prepared food or fresh fruits and vegetables. The Chelan Farmers Market is a fun time for everyone!
In addition, the Chelan Farmers Market is partnered with the Chelan Valley Hope and the Food Bank to provide fresh produce to community members who don’t have the financial ability to shop at the market.