It’s that time again! Summer is here and the local farmers markets are open with farm-fresh, fragrant and plentiful local produce. The Renton Farmers Market is open every Tuesday, 3 – 7 PM, now through September 26. And while you’re picking out your fresh ingredients, enjoy musical entertainment that changes up weekly. Washington State University’s Food $ence Nutrition educators attend most Renton Farmers Markets offering cooking demonstrations and nutrition info.
The Landing’s Farmer’s Market in Renton runs Thursdays, 3 – 7 PM through September 14. It features organic vegetables, local berries and more and is located on Park Avenue North in front of Dick’s Sporting Goods. Also at The Landing, check out their free Summer Concert Series on Saturdays, July 15 – August 12 from 6 – 9 PM.
Other Local Markets to Visit
Many markets offer the “Fresh Bucks” program, where families enrolled in SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program) can stretch their SNAP EBT dollars when purchasing fresh fruits and vegetables. Find out more at wafarmersamarket.org.