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Eat Local for Thanksgiving!
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Eat Local for Thanksgiving!
Eat Local for Thanksgiving!

Where to Buy Local for the holidays

Farmers Markets

These Puget Sound markets are open for holiday shopping.

Anacortes Farmers Market Holiday Market
Saturday, 10 AM — 3 PM
November 19
611 R Avenue

Bainbridge Island Winter Market Saturday, 10 AM — 3 PM
November 19 —December 17
105 Winslow Way West

Ballard Farmers Market, Seattle
Sunday, 10 AM — 3 PM
Open year-round
Ballard Avenue NW

Bellevue Farmers Market
Saturday, 10 AM — 3 PM
Through November 19
10610 NE 8th Street


Bellingham Farmers Market
Saturday, 10 AM — 3 PM
Through December 17
Railroad and Chestnut Streets

Broadway Sunday Farmers Market, Seattle
Sunday, 11 AM — 3 PM
Through December 17
Broadway and Pine

Des Moines Farmers Market Holiday Market
Saturday, 10 AM — 2 PM
November 19
227th & Dock Street

Thursday, 11 AM — 3 PM
Through December 29
860 Terry Avenue North

Farmers Market of Olympia
Saturday & Sunday, 10 AM — 3 PM
Through December 24
700 Capitol Way North

Mercer Island Harvest Market
Sunday, 10 AM — 3 PM
November 20
7700 SE 32nd Street

Pike Place Market, Seattle
Daily, 9 AM — 6 PM
Open year round
Between Pine & Virginia Street

Poulsbo Farmers Market
Saturday, 9 AM — 1 PM
Through December 17
Poulsbo Village Medical/Dental Center

Port Angeles Farmers Market
Saturday, 10 AM — 2 PM
Through December 31
4th and Peabody

Port Townsend Farmers Market
Saturday, 9 AM — 2 PM
Through December 31
620 Tyler Street

Proctor Farmers Market
Saturday, 9 AM — 2 PM
Through November 19
North 27th Street & Proctor Street

Sequim Open Aire Market
Wednesday, Noon — 6 PM
Through December 21
152 West Cedar

University District Farmers Market, Seattle
Saturday, 9 AM — 2 PM
Open year round
50th and University Way NE

Vashon Farmers Market
Saturday, 10 AM — 2 PM
Through December 10
Vashon Highway & Bark Road

West Seattle Farmers Market
Sunday, 10 AM — 2 PM
Open year round
California Ave SW and SW Alaska

Vashon Farmers Market
Saturday, 10 AM — 2 PM
Through December 12
Corner of Bank Road and Vashon Highway SW


Many local farms offer a cornucopia of delicious food and special items for holiday meals. You can either shop in person or order online. Yet there's something special about spending time with our farming community. Think of it as the "up close and personal" tradition of your Eat Local for Thanksgiving celebration. You can't get much closer to a farmer than this!

Below is a partial list of what these selected farms offer — we suggest visiting their website or calling ahead for more information or look on if you're seeing a particular item.

BelleWood Acres, Lynden
Apple cider, sparkling cider, artisan cheeses, honey, jams. Open daily, 10 AM — 6 PM through December 31.Online ordering available.

Canter-Berry Farms, Auburn
Farm store open year round for organic blueberry products and wine. Online ordering available.

Collinwood Farm, Port Townsend
Organic produce from our family farm available year round, 24-hours a day via an honor system payment box in farm stand at 1210 F Street in Port Townsend.

Country Garden Bouquets
Seasonal floral arrangements fresh from our 3.5 acre garden, visit the shop for a variety of seasonal wreaths or make your own autumn, holiday, twig or lavender wreath. Open daily, please call ahead. 253-332-9466.

Eaglemount Wine & Cider, Port Townsend
Hard cider from crafted with heirloom apples from our homestead orchard.

Finnriver Farm & Cidery, Chimacum
Artisan handcrafted champagne-style hard cider and spirited fruit wines. Tasting room hours Friday-Sunday, Noon — 5 PM. Online ordering available.

From the Farm Treats, Burlington
Our bake shop is open for homemade, freshly baked holiday pies for Thanksgiving. Order by phone or email by November 20.

Garden Treasures Farm, Arlington
Pre-picked organic produce, bulk organic grains and beans, pasture raised eggs, local milk and other specialty food products. We also do floral arrangements using our farm grown greenery and flowers whenever possible. Online ordering available.

Hogsback Farm, Vashon Island
Farmstand open through Thanksgiving offering seasonal produce like squash, potatoes, greens, leeks, cabbage, garlic and more. Farm stand is self-serve, honor system payment. Contact

Island Meadow Farm, Vashon Island
Farmstand open for seasonal produce; bulk discount on winter crops available.

Lattin's Country Cider Mill & Farm, Olympia
Award-winning apple cider, jams, jellies, fruit syrups, eggs, fresh seasonal fruit and produce, crisp apples, delicious pies and more at our year round farm store.

Lavender Wind Farm, Coupeville
Year round on farm nursery and gift shop offers all things lavender — honey, jams, essential oils, teas and more. Online ordering available.

Lopez Island Farm, Lopez Island
Farm store offers pasture raised pork and grass fed lamb and unique family of Lopez Island Farm apple creations — apple chutney, apple cider syrup as well as other fruit specialty products. Online ordering available.

Maltby Produce Markets, Snohomish
Farm store open year round offering our own farm grown produce, hand-crafted apple cider and wine.

Minea Farm, Redmond
Hand-pressed apple cider, home-made apple butter, apple sauce, farm fresh eggs, local honey. Open year round. For more information call 425-883-1286.

Mountain Spirit Herbal Company, Port Townsend
Sustainable herbal farm sells fresh-made, hand crafted herbal products harvested and foraged from seven acres of cedar forest, wetlands and garden. Online ordering available.

Nash's Organic Produce, Sequim
Open year round, our new farm store offers farm fresh local, organic produce, local meats, cheeses, dairy, snacks, grains, bakery goods and more.

Paulson Farms, Bainbridge Island
Hand crafted artisan gifts available year round from our grown on farm trees, herbs and flowers include hand-crafted scented soaps, cutting boards, wooden utensils, cedar wreaths and fresh herbs.

Red Dog Farm, Chimacum
Organic produce, flowers, plants, grass-fed beef, local goat cheese and eggs available through self-serve farmstand, open year round.

Remlinger Farms, Carnation
Seasonal fruits and vegetables, Washington wines, cheeses, herbs, jams, jellies and our famous pies.

Rockridge Orchards & Cider Country Market
Our Country Market specializes in locally grown fruits and vegetables and our award-winning hard and sweet ciders and berry wines. Open year round. Online ordering available.

Rosabella's Garden Bakery, Bow
Apple cider, apple cider doughnuts, fresh apples, rum pumpkin pies and our famous five pound apple pies!

Schuh Farms, Mount Vernon
Farm store is open daily through December, with fresh, grown on farm produce and apple cider. Call 360-629-6455 for more information

Schuh Farms, Stanwood
Farm store is open through the first week of November and week before Thanksgiving with fresh, grown on farm produce and apple cider. Call 360-424-6982 for more information.

Sweetlife Farm
We make everything from scratch using key ingredients from the farm for our preserved fruits and berries, herbal salts and pepper, honey, eggs, granola, honey, sweet treats, and infused wine jellies. Online ordering available.

Terry's Berries Organic Farm, Tacoma
Seasonal fruits, vegetables and eggs from our free-range hens, plus select local items we are not able to grow ourselves like locally roasted coffee, honey, fresh bread and more.

Tracy's Roadside Produce, Enumclaw
Farm store open daily offers local produce, syrups, jams, specialty food items.

Vashon Winery and Irvine's Vintage Cider, Vashon
Elegant wines and flavorful ciders — in addition to sourcing grapes from Eastern Washington, we use local grapes grown on Vashon Island. Online ordering available.

Home Delivery

Home delivery is an affordable and easy option for accessing local food and supporting farmers. You also get to shop without making a trip to the market. Many offer additional locally produced grocery items, such as artisan cheese, dairy, meat and bakery items.

Dandelion Organic Delivery, Bellingham

Eden's Organics, Seattle

Full Circle Farm, Carnation

Klesick Family Farm

Mother Natures Organics, Seattle

New Roots Organics, Seattle

Olympia Local Foods, Olympia

Smith Brothers Farms, Kent

SPUD, Seattle

Terra Organics, Tacoma

Wildly Organic

Food Co-ops, Independent Markets & Specialty Food Stores

Co-ops and small, independent markets are committed to the best local, sustainable, and natural products available. We encourage you to shop first for food grown, raised, fished and foraged in the Puget Sound region and branch out from there. Think of it as supporting home grown all the way up the food chain including local economies and a healthier local environment.

Bill the Butcher, Multiple locations in King County

Blossom Organic Grocery, Lopez Island

Central Co-op/Madison Market, Seattle

Chimacum Corner Farmstand, Chimacum

Community Food Co-op, Bellingham

FreshLocal, Bremerton

Marlene's Market, Federal Way & Tacoma

Olympia Food Co-op, Olympia

PCC Natural Markets, Multiple locations

Rain Shadow Meats, Seattle

Savour, Seattle

Smoky Point Bakery Café, Arlington

Taylor Shellfish Farms at Melrose Market, Seattle

Skagit Valley Food Co-op, Mount Vernon

Sno-Isle Natural Food Co-op, Everett

Snohomish Coop, Snohomish

Sunset Hill Green Market, Seattle

Tacoma Food Co-op, Tacoma

The Food Co-op, Port Townsend

The Meat Shop of Tacoma, Tacoma

Yelm Co-Op, Yelm

Caterers & Personal Chefs

Don't feel like cooking? You can order ready-made dishes for Thanksgiving using local ingredients from local farms from these local businesses.

Additional Resources

Cook Local
More than just a recipe site, it's a great learning tool for local, sustainable shopping and cooking year round.

Eat Local Network Thanksgiving Box, Seattle & Snoqualmie Valley

Eat Wild
Shop for local grass fed meat, eggs and dairy.

Kitsap Community Agricultural Alliance
Kitsap County's local food network.

Mystery Bay Shipping
Goods and gifts made by organic farmers and other artisans from the Olympic Peninsula.

Puget Sound Fresh
Comprehensive searchable database of Puget Sound Farms, farms, farmers markets, CSAs and U-Picks as well as events, recipes, resources and more.

Seasonal Cornucopia
Use to easily identify when local foods are in season.

Sustainable Connections Whatcom Food & Farm Finder provides a list of farms, fishers, eateries, markets, caterers, grocers in Whatcom County.

Eat Local for Thanksgiving!

For questions about Puget Sound Fresh, please contact Sheryl Wiser, Cascade Harvest CoalitionProgram.

Updated: November 10, 2011

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