Monday, May 11, 2009

Farmers Markets in Tacoma, Pierce County

The Proctor Market at North 27th and Proctor streets, which takes place 9 a.m.-2 p.m. until Nov. 2, offers the longest season of any area market. It features meats, cheese, bakery items, hot foods and limited produce, as well as cooking and gardening demonstrations and children’s activities. Other area markets include the Sixth Avenue Market at Pine Street and Sixth Avenue, offered Tuesdays 3:30-5:30 p.m. from June 2-Sept. 29; The Gig Harbor Market, 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturdays through September; and the Puyallup Market at Pioneer Park, offered Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. through October and Sundays, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. through August.