Visiting a farmers market is a great way to meet your local farmers and learn how they grow and raise their food.
There are two groups that oversee Seattle Farmers Markets. They have slightly different vendor requirements. The Seattle Farmers Market Association or SFMA includes the Ballard, Madrona, and Wallingford Farmers Markets. You can check out more about the SFMA mission, goals, and vendor guidelines by clicking on the find out more button below.
The other group is called Seattle Neighborhood Farmers Market and this group includes farmers markets in Capital Hill, West Seattle, Columbia City, Lake City, Phinney, Magnolia and the U-District. You can learn more about their mission, history and guidelines by clicking on the below find out more button.
Meghan Telpher has a great list of top 10 questions to ask your farmer at the market. You can check out her questions on the find out more button below.
The Ballard Farmers Market is open all year round every Sunday rain or shine except Christmas Day from 10am to 3pm. It is located on 22nd Ave NW and NW Market St.
The Madrona Farmers Market is open from mid May to mid October every Friday from 3pm to 7pm. The market is located in the parking lot of the Madrona Grocery Outlet on the corner of Martine Luther King, Jr. Way and E Union St.
The Wallingford Farmers Market is open mid May to late September every Wednesday from 3pm to 7pm located in Meridian Park on the corner of Meridian Ave N and N 50th St.
The U-District Farmers Market is open all year round every Saturday from 9am to 2pm. It is located on University Way NE (The Ave) and between 50th and 52nd, 98105.
The Capitol Hill Farmers Market is open all year round every Sunday from 11am to 3pm. It is located on Broadway Ave E and E Pine St.
The West Seattle Farmers Market is open all year round every Sunday from 10am to 2pm. It is on California Ave SW and SW Alaska, in the heart of the West Seattle Junction, 98116.
The Columbia City Farmers Market is open from May to October every Wednesday from 3pm to 7pm. It is located on 37th Ave S & S Edmunds St, just off Rainier Ave S., in South Seattle, 98118.
The Lake City Farmers Market is open from June to October every Thursday from 3pm to 7pm. It is located on NE 125th & 28th NE, next to the Library off Lake City Way, 98125.
The Phinney Farmers Market is open from June to September every Friday from 3:30pm to 7:30pm. It is located N 67th St & Phinney Ave N, in upper lot at Phinney Neighborhood Cntr, 98103.
The Magnolia Farmers Market is open from June to November almost every Saturday from 10am to 2pm. It is located on 33rd Ave W & W McGraw Str in the Magnolia Village.