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Friends of Olympia Farmers Market

A non-profit public benefit charity; formed in 1995

Our Mission:

Preserve the Olympia Farmers Market as a creative environment and vibrant community gathering place.

Promote healthy, locally produced food and goods &

Support local sustainable agriculture.

 

Some improvements The Friends have made to The Olympia Farmers Market with your help include:

  • Personalized Paving Bricks (Small & Large)
  • Picnic tables & benches
  • The Lu Hall Kitchen
  • Emergency medical equipment
  • Facility heaters
  • The Pavilion for covered eating & entertainment
  • Public address system
  • Computer equipment
  • Several Electrical upgrades
  • Sound system
  • Recycling bins
  • Bike rack
  • Parking bollards
  • New Signage
  • Robert J. Meyer Scholarship
  • Security Camera System
  • L.E.D. Security lighting
  • Cooking demonstrations ………       and much more…

Our success is dependent upon you!

Please participate through become a frienddonation, business sponsorship and planned/giving.

Purchase merchandise or gift certificates.

Be certain to attend -The Taste of the Market- and back again because of your overwhelming response – Farm to Table Dinner Series.

Contributions from the community allow The Friends  to provide additional improvements to the Olympia Farmers Market, making it more inviting and comfortable for all. When you support  Friends of Olympia Farmers Market, you support local small businesses, independent artisans, and organic farming.

Please help guarantee the success of the most popular public space in Thurston County.

The Taste of the Market  is our primary annual event: Attending allows you to enjoy a smorgasbord of the finest cuisine from dozen’s of local restaurants, bakeries, wineries, breweries, & coffee roasters; enjoy live music, win prizes and visit with friends.

The Taste gets better every year so don’t delay in getting tickets…. as this event sells out earlier each season! There are only 400 seats available…. so hurry and get your tickets today!

Results of the 2014 Peoples Choice: