Inez Milholland playas in bubbles at the Port Townsend Wednesday Farmers Market. Photo by A Fare Story.

Inez Milholland playas in bubbles at the Port Townsend Wednesday Farmers Market. Photo by A Fare Story.

More local food for low-income shoppers

Port Townsend and Jefferson County Leader, Lily Haight, Oct 17, 2018

Director: New venue boon for Port Townsend Wednesday Farmers Market

Peninsula Daily News, Jeannie McMacken, Friday, September 28, 2018 10:56am

 Laila Garrison, 8, and her grandfather Vern Garrison, decide on which Kuri squash to take home from the Wednesday market. Laila said she liked the market very much and was hoping for a pumpkin. She plans to find one at the Saturday market in a few weeks. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Laila Garrison, 8, and her grandfather Vern Garrison, decide on which Kuri squash to take home from the Wednesday market. Laila said she liked the market very much and was hoping for a pumpkin. She plans to find one at the Saturday market in a few weeks. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

 Arran Stark, executive chef for Jefferson Healthcare in Port Townsend, holds up the peel from a cucumber while giving pointers for cooking healthy foods to kids and adults at the Jefferson County Farmer’s market on Wednesday. Stark demonstrated the making of a healthy dip for a crudite using fresh peas and cottage cheese as part of World Wide Breastfeeding Week with the emphasis on breast milk as the very first healthy food kids get in life. The program was sponsored by Jefferson Healthcare and Jefferson County Public Health. Photo by Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News

Arran Stark, executive chef for Jefferson Healthcare in Port Townsend, holds up the peel from a cucumber while giving pointers for cooking healthy foods to kids and adults at the Jefferson County Farmer’s market on Wednesday. Stark demonstrated the making of a healthy dip for a crudite using fresh peas and cottage cheese as part of World Wide Breastfeeding Week with the emphasis on breast milk as the very first healthy food kids get in life. The program was sponsored by Jefferson Healthcare and Jefferson County Public Health. Photo by Steve Mullensky/for Peninsula Daily News

Appealing peel at farmers market in PT

Peninsula Daily News, Thursday, August 2, 2018 3:00pm

Berry season at the Market

Port Townsend and Jefferson County Leader, Aug 1, 2018

 Executive Chef Arran Stark of Jefferson Healthcare passed around chocolate flavored berries after his cooking demo. Leader photo.

Executive Chef Arran Stark of Jefferson Healthcare passed around chocolate flavored berries after his cooking demo. Leader photo.

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Stephanie Brooks, YMCA Jefferson County Snap-Ed coordinator, plays Veggie Bingo with 7-year-old Jaxzen Berg of Port Townsend at the new location of the Wednesday Farmers Market at the Haines Street Park and Ride Transit Center. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Kids: Discover the ‘power of produce’

PT Leader, Katie Kowalski, kkowalski@ptleader.com, Jun 6, 2018

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 Courtney Wills of Chimacum’s Red Dog Farm and fellow team members are preparing to participate in the 26th season of the Port Townsend Saturday Farmers Market. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Courtney Wills of Chimacum’s Red Dog Farm and fellow team members are preparing to participate in the 26th season of the Port Townsend Saturday Farmers Market. (Jeannie McMacken/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Saturday Market to open for the season

Peninsula Daily News, by Jeannie McMacken, Friday, April 6, 2018 9:55am

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Katie Kowalski, arts@ptleader.com, Oct 11, 2017

First Federal grant to fund Power of Produce Club at Jefferson County farmers markets

Market offers more funds for low-income shoppers; Director shares ways to store food all winter

Katie Kowalski, news@ptleader.com , Nov 8, 2017

Hot stuff

Port Townsend Leader, August 23, 2017

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Port Townsend’s fortune-telling dancer, anami, whirls amid flames before devouring fire at the Uptown Street Fair on Saturday, Aug. 19. See more photos on pages B 2-3 of this issue. Photo by Katie Kowalski

Farmers markets: Pulling up roots?

Port Townsend Leader, Chris Tucker ctucker@ptleader.com, July 26, 2017

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Moves eyed for two of three Jefferson County Farmers Market Association sites

Peninsula Daily News by Cydney McFarland,Sun Jul 16th, 2017 1:30am

 Farmers Market Coordinator Amanda Milholland hands out market tokens at the Saturday market in Port Townsend, the only one of the three markets overseen by the Jefferson County Farmers Market Association that is not being eyed for moving to a new location. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Farmers Market Coordinator Amanda Milholland hands out market tokens at the Saturday market in Port Townsend, the only one of the three markets overseen by the Jefferson County Farmers Market Association that is not being eyed for moving to a new location. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Wednesday Farmers Market set to start in Port Townsend this week

Peninsula Daily News by Cydney McFarland, Tuesday, Jun 13th, 2017 2:06pm

 Jefferson County Farmers Market director Amanda Milholland stands on the corner of Lawrence and Polk streets, the location of Port Townsend’s Wednesday Farmers Market. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Jefferson County Farmers Market director Amanda Milholland stands on the corner of Lawrence and Polk streets, the location of Port Townsend’s Wednesday Farmers Market. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Feeding Everyone Well at the Jefferson County Farmers Markets

Posted on May 31, 2017

 Patrons of Saturday’s farmers market dig into samples of seared salmon with spicy cabbage, prepared by Arran Stark as one of three chef demonstrations at this weekend’s Artisan Food Festival. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Patrons of Saturday’s farmers market dig into samples of seared salmon with spicy cabbage, prepared by Arran Stark as one of three chef demonstrations at this weekend’s Artisan Food Festival. (Cydney McFarland/Peninsula Daily News)

Port Townsend Artisan Food Festival offers tasty treats made locally

Cydney McFarland, Peninsula Daily News, Mon May 29th, 2017 3:15pm

Savory Port Townsend delights offered at food festival Saturday

Peninsula Daily News, Fri May 26th, 2017 1:30am

Jefferson County Farmers Market to celebrate opening day

Peninsula Daily News, Fri Mar 31st, 2017 10:01am

 PT Leader photo. Coraline Force eats a carrot at opening day.

PT Leader photo. Coraline Force eats a carrot at opening day.

PT Farmers Market celebrates 25 years; Opening day is April 1

To market, to market ...

Port Townsend Leader,  Apr 5, 2017

PT Leader, Katie Kowalski, arts@ptleader.com, March 29, 2017

Markets cultivate community, farms; JCFM thriving, look forward to another year of growth

PT Leader, Katie Kowalski, arts@ptleader.com, Feb 22, 2017

 Karyn Williams, Red Dog Farm, harvesting tulips.

Karyn Williams, Red Dog Farm, harvesting tulips.

 Photo by Nicholas Johnson

Photo by Nicholas Johnson

'Crazy about textiles'

Robin Dudley – The Leader, Jul 27, 2016

Berries abound at Saturday market

Jul 13, 2016

Millbrook Clayworks is good for the earth

By Robin Dudley of the Leader, Jun 15, 2016

By Charlie Bermant, Peninsula Daily News

Artisan Food Festival, Saturday May 28, 2016

Celebrate food, farms at Artisan Food Fest May 28

 Photo by Nicholas Johnson

Photo by Nicholas Johnson

Port Townsend Artisan Food Festival returns for a third year with classes, kombucha, music and more, taking place all day on Saturday, May 28.

Mt. Townsend Creamery celebrates 10 years

The Olympic Peninsula's first artisan creamery is celebrating its 10th anniversary of cheesemaking this year.

Rhody Fest to include PT Farmers Market on grand parade day

Port Townsend Leader, April 27th

These 20 Incredible Farmers Markets In Washington Are A Must Visit

The Port Townsend Saturday Farmers Market is number one on this list of state-wide markets. Port Townsend's farmers market is one of the larger, most popular ones in the whole state. Swing by and you'll find over 70+ vendors offering locally grown produce, artisan cheese, cider, baked goods, espresso, herbal salves, soaps and unique crafts, among other items. 

Farmers market crowded on opening day; Sales could be a record; food vendors sell out

By Allison Arthur of the Leader Apr 6, 2016

 Photo by Nicholas Johnson of the PT Leader

Photo by Nicholas Johnson of the PT Leader

 

Port Townsend Farmers Market ready to open for season Saturday

Peninsula Daily News, April 1, 2016 By Charlie Bermant

Farmers Market opens in Port Townsend April 2

Port Townsend Leader, Mar 30, 2016

Our Town with Amanda Milholland

KPTZ Radio interview with Amanda Milholland, JCFM Director on December 3, 2015

Hot tamales still at market

Port Townsend Leader, November 25, 2015, Photo by Robin Dudley

Farmers Market readies bumper fall harvest for Saturday

Peninsula Daily News, October 2015, by Jefferson County Editor Charlie Bermant

Port Townsend Season Opens With a Visit From a State Official

By Charlie Bermant, Peninsula Daily News, March 30, 2015

Farmers Market Opening 2014

Port Townsend Leader, March 19, 2014

7 farmers Markets Worth a The Trip

Spry Living Magazine lists seven markets worth seeking out across the US, including Port Townsend. By Karina Timmel, July 9, 2012

Farmers Markets: 5 Worth the Drive

A Seattle Times Travel Writer recommends making the trip to Port Townsend, and talks up Dented Buoy Pizza.  Reprinted in travel sections across the country,  June 2, 2012 

Small Town Big Market

Edible Seattle profiles our magnificent Port Townsend Saturday Farmers Market. October 2010 by Will O’Donnell and Kerri Hartman

Port Townsend Farmers Market Named Best in State

Seattle Weekly writes about our 2011 Large Market of the Year Award! By Hanna Raskin Fri., Aug 5 2011

State of farming: Jefferson County ranks low on state's economic radar, high on locals' shopping list, national attention

Port Townsend Leader, By Allison Arthur of the Leader, September 16, 2011

Aaron Stark at the Markets!

YouTube, February 16, 2011 

Go Rural at Hands-on Farms

Seattle Times, April 21, 2010 

Farms & Fare of Chimacum Valley

From Savor Washington, a guide to farms and markets in Jefferson County

Northwest Tripfinder visits the Chimacum Market

Farmers Market springs up in new spot

Chimacum Farmers market moves and expands at its new location at the Chimacum Corner, the Peninsula Daily News 2010