Spokane, Washington, sits on the eastern side of the state, about 30 miles from Couer d'Alene, Idaho. The sprawling city of Spokane is home to nearly 220,000 residents and more than 2,500 area farms. The regional growers, food artisans, brew masters, winemakers, and craftspeople come together regularly to sell their items at various farmers markets in Spokane. The best farmers markets in Spokane have a variety of vendors, regular hours, and locations that are easy to access.
Spokane Valley Farmers Market
Discover the Spokane Valley Farmers Market that offers:
- Free parking (near the Discovery Playground)
- Live entertainment
- Public restrooms
- Rotating vendors
Visitors to the Spokane Valley Farmers Market can find vendors offering produce, bakery, beef, cider, fish, flowers, jewelry, and more in Spokane Valley. It's also the home to the KERNEL program (Kids Eating Right—Nutrition and Exercise for Life). The program is for ages five through twelve, and participants each receive a $2 voucher to purchase their own produce.
Emerson Garfield Farmers' Market
The Emerson Garfield Farmers' Market is located in the IEL Adult Education Center at 2310 North Monroe, about two miles north of the Riverfront Park. It launched in 2013, a project coordinated by the Emerson-Garfield Neighborhood Council. This farmers market is volunteer-run with support from the North Monroe Business Center. It's a member of the WSFMA (Washington State Farmers' Market Association). About two-dozen vendors bring fresh, affordable produce and goods to the market each week. Accepted at the market is SNAP Market Match and WIC-Farmers Market Nutritional Program (FMNP).
South Perry Farmers Market
Thursday Market, also known as the South Perry Farmers Market, was established in 2006. Visitors to the Thursday Market can find quality products from local growers, merchants, and artisans. Participating vendors accept credit and debit cards, EBT/SNAP, and many take WIC and Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program vouchers.
Kendall Yards Night Market
The Kendall Yards Night Market is a fresh farmers market open every Wednesday night during the months of May through September. The open-air market features vendors from local farms, creators of artisan foods, crafters and area food trucks. Local vendors can include:
- Anchor Point Farms
- Bean & Pie
- Big Barn Brewing Company
- Cole's Bakery and Café
- Hierophant Meadery
- Mama Torez Salsa
- Pacific Produce
- Robels Orchards
- Tall Grass Farms
- Winterwood Tea Company
- Woodward Family Farms
Spokane Farmers Market
Downtown Spokane is home to the Spokane Farmers Market. This fresh market was established in 1998 by the Spokane Farmers Market Association. It's part of the WSFMA, and its vendors accept WIC and Senior Farmers' Market Nutrition Program vouchers.