Fresh & Local – Get Ready for Your Summer BBQ at the Farmers Market!

Fresh & Local – Get Ready for Your Summer BBQ at the Farmers Market!

Trying to figure out what to make for the family BBQ next weekend? Stop by your local farmers market for inspiration! King County hosts more than 40 farmers markets, featuring fresh local produce, meats, breads and other products.

There are several farmers markets right here in our backyard in South King County:

Auburn Farmers Market
Sundays, June 4 – September 17, 2023
10 AM – 3 PM
Les Gove Park – 1140 Auburn Way S., Auburn

Burien Farmers Market
Thursdays, Year Round
May – Oct.: 10 AM – 6 PM
Nov. – April: 10 AM – 4 PM
Burien Town Square Park – 480 SW 152nd St., Burien

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market
Saturdays, June 3 – Sept. 30, 2023
10 AM – 2 PM
22307 Dock Ave. S., Des Moines

Enumclaw Plateau Farmers Market
Thursdays, June – September 2023
3-7 PM
Downtown Enumclaw on First Street

Federal Way Farmers Market
Saturdays, May 13 – Oct. 28, 2023
9 AM – 3 PM
In parking lot along 324th and Pacific Hwy – 1701 S. 320th

Kent Farmers Market
Saturdays, June 17 – September 15, 2023
9 AM – 2 PM
Towne Square Plaza Park – 2nd Avenue between Smith and Gowe

Maple Valley Farmers Market
Saturdays, May 6 – October 28, 2023
25719 Maple Valley Black Diamond Road SE, Maple Valley

Renton Farmers Market
Tuesdays, June through September 2023
3-7 PM
Piazza Park – 233 Burnett Ave. S., Renton

Tukwila Village Farmers Market
Wednesdays, mid-June through mid-October
4-7 PM
Tukwila Village Plaza, next to Tukwila Library – 14350 Tukwila International Blvd., Tukwila

Food Assistance Programs
Many farmers markets offer food access programs. The Washington Farmers Market Association website offers a directory of farmers markets throughout King County, with icons next to markets that accept SNAP EBT, SNAP Market Match and WIC & Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program benefits. Check out the links below for the King County, outside of Seattle directory in English, Spanish, Russian and Vietnamese.

For more on local farmers markets, visit:

Information about non-VMC sponsored events is for your consideration only: we cannot guarantee the accuracy/content of the listed events and services, so be sure to check the market websites before heading out.

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  1. Mary Anne Hoben

    Maple Valley has a great farmers’ market! Saturdays 9am to 2pm from May through October.

    1. Valley Communications

      Thanks for the tip! We’ve added Maple Valley Farmers Market to the article

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