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Tacoma Farmers’ Markets 2013
The air temperature is finally rising, bits of blue sky showing, and daffodils joining the crocuses, there’s no question that spring is in the air. Another sure sign of spring is the return of Tacoma’s Farmers’ Markets. The Proctor Market returns to its weekly schedule beginning this Saturday, and the South Tacoma Market won’t be far behind. Ahh, spring.
Proctor Farmers’ Market
The Proctor market returns to a weekly schedule beginning this Saturday. New vendors this year include A & K Shellfish (clams & oysters), Bluebeard Coffee, Cascadia Terroir (distilled oils), Loki Fish (salmon), Rising River Farms (organic). Live music will continue, and we’re keeping our fingers crossed for the return of wine and beer tastings.
Opening Day: Saturday, March 30
Saturdays April through December
Hours: 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Location: North 27th and Proctor Street, Tacoma
South Tacoma Farmers’ Market
This newest addition to the Tacoma Farmers’ Market family will be one of the next to open for business this year. Starting in April, the market stalls will go up on Sunday mornings in the market’s new location at the Metro Parks STAR Center.
Opening Day: April 7
Sundays April through September
Hours: 11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: MetroParks STAR Center, 3873 S. 66th Street, Tacoma
Tuesdays, May through October
Hours: 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Location: 6th Ave & North Pine Street, Tacoma
Thursdays May through October
Hours: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Location: South 9th & Broadway, Downtown Tacoma
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