If you weren’t out enjoying this lovely turn of the weather this weekend you were one of few; as the sun starts to come out, so do the summer crops and the local farmers markets will open in a few weeks with a ton of fresh new produce. The 2012 farmer’s market season took off running this year, with some markets already up and others soon to follow in the next few weeks. The surrounding Seattle areas will have a few new faces like the Shoreline Farmer’s Market that will open June 16th and will close down others like the
Photo Courtesy of Zachary D. Lyons, copyright from the 2011 Wallingford Farmer's Market
Georgetown market, who didn’t see enough foot traffic the last few years, but hopes to return in the fall with more people coming in and out of the neighborhood. Keep in mind the U District and West Seattle Markets run year round; here is a list of openings to look out for when you’re in the neighborhood:
Burien: 11am-6pm Thursdays
Columbia City: 3-7pm Wednesdays ( and will open early to chefs only to check out the loot before the crowds, from 2-3pm)
Lake City: 3-7pm Thursdays, beginning June 14.
Phinney: 3-7pm Fridays, starting June 3rd.
Madrona: 3-7pm Fridays beginning May 18th.
Magnolia: 10am-2pm, Saturdays starting June 9th.
Queen Anne: 3-7:30pm Thursdays, beginning June 7th.
Wallingford: 3:30-7pm Wednesdays beginning May 30th, (opening early for chefs only from 3-3:30)