Welcome to the Official Webpage of the Steilacoom Farmers Market
Eat Fresh * Buy Local * Sustain Community
We are excited to announce that we will be re-opening the Steilacoom Farmers' Market June 19, 2019
June 19 & 26
July 10, 17, 24, & 31
August 7, 14, 21 & 28
Every Wednesday 3 to 7pm until the end of August
We're inviting residents, schools and community groups to participate with us as Market Ambassadors on Wednesday mornings, afternoons or evenings. There will be lots of opportunities to have FUN, while contributing to our community by helping out at the market. Complete a Volunteer Application and contact Market Coordinator Allison Leevers for details. We will contact you for our first Ambassador meeting in June.
*Consuming the recommended amounts of fruits and vegetables has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as obesity, diabetes and heart disease. By reducing the risk of disease, you decrease health care costs, increase productivity and gives our youth a healthy start!
The Town of Steilacoom is a military-friendly community, so bring your families down and see what we have to offer you. With more than 40 vendors to choose from, we are confident you will have fun filling your appetites and shopping bags every Wednesday, starting June 19, 2019 from 3:00 to 7:00.
SAVE THE DATE!
We welcome your participation next June by applying to volunteer, and continue sharing @steilacoomfarmersmarket on Facebook to help us spread the word about our vibrant Market with your network. The success of our Market can't happen without YOU!
THANK YOU for supporting local agriculture and investing your dollars here, in Pierce County
*Note: The Town of Steilacoom Music Concert series will officially begin on Wednesday, June 26th at Pioneer Orchard Park.
Volunteers NeededWe’re inviting residents, schools, and community groups to participate with us as Market Ambassadors on Wednesday mornings, afternoons, or evenings. There will be lots of opportunities to have FUN, while contributing to our community by helping out at the Market. Complete the application on our website and contact our Market Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org for details. We will contact you for our first Ambassador meeting in June.
USDA and US Chamber of Commerce Foundation sign a joint agreement to increase employment opportunities in agriculture for military veterans and their spouses.
This new partnership is intended to help military veterans, transitioning active duty personnel and their spouses/partners with training when entering the civilian workforce for careers in farming, ranching, or agriculture and food sectors.
For more information on how USDA can help service people find a meaningful employment or career in agriculture Click Here
Promoting Pierce County's Farmers Markets
Huge thank you to Pierce Conservation District (PCD) and Puyallup Watershed Initiative (PWI) for supporting our local farmers markets! We are so proud to be a part of the Farmers Market Promotion Program Grant that was just announced by the USDA. Special shout out to Allan Warren and Christine Cooley of PCD and PWI for the writing and wrangling involved in this project!
USDA Awards $34.3 Million to Support Communities' Local Foods Infrastructure, Increase Access to Fruits and Vegetables
Giving Farmers Markets a Boost