About Farmers' Markets and Local Food & Farm Producers

Information about farmers' markets, local food and farm producers, and specialty food & beverage products packaged locally is provided for Tri-Cities Washington and other nearby communities including Prosser, Moses Lake, Walla Walla, Yakima, and Pendleton (see List of Cities & Counties and Area Maps). Check out the following topics:

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Farmers' Markets

Richland Farmers Market

There are several Farmers' Markets in the Tri-Cities Washington region that are open from May through October. The following is a list of Farmers' Markets located in the Tri-Cities and other communities that are within an hour or so drive from the Tri-Cities.

Dayton: Blue Mountain Station Farmers' Market - May 25, 2019 through September. Hours are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday at 700 Artisan Way. Follow us on Facebook

Ephrata: Ephrata Farmers' Market - June 1, 2019 through October 12. Hours are from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday on C Street between Division Street and 1st Avenue Northwest.

Hermiston: Maxwell Market - May 23, 2019 through October 10. Hours are from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Maxwell Event Center.

Kennewick: Historic Kennewick Farmers Market - May 30, 2019 through October 24. Hours are from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday in downtown Kennewick. Note: no market on July 4. Follow us on Facebook

Milton-Freewater: Milton-Freewater Farmers' Market - June 5, 2019 through September 18. Hours are from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday in Orchard Park, 1221 S. Main St. Follow us on Facebook

Moses Lake: Moses Lake Farmers Market & Craft Bazaar - May 4, 2019 through October 26. Hours are from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the Dogwood Street side of McCosh Park at Fourth and Dogwood streets by the Moses Lake Aquatic Center. Follow us on Facebook

Pasco: Pasco Farmers' Market (vendor list) - May 11, 2019 through October 26. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at the corner of West Columbia Street and South Fourth Avenue. Follow us on Facebook

Pendleton: Pendleton Farmers' Market - May 3, 2019 through October. Hours are from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Friday in the 300 block of Main Street between Emigrant Road and Dorion Avenue. Follow us on Facebook

Prosser: Prosser Farmers' Market (vendor list) - May 4, 2019 through October 26. Hours are from 8:00 a.m. to noon on Saturday in the Prosser City Park at Seventh Street and Sommers Avenue. Follow us on Facebook

Richland: 3 Eyed Fish Farmers' Market - June 9 through September 23. Hours are from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. on Sunday at their location at Queensgate Village, 1970 Keene Rd. in Richland.

Richland: The Richland Farmer's Market at The Parkway - June 7, 2019 through October 25. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Friday at The Parkway between Jadwin Avenue and George Washington Way. Note: the market will not be held on July 26.Follow us on Facebook

Sunnyside: The Sunnyside Farmers' Market - July 24, 2019 through August 28. Hours are from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday at Centennial Square.

Walla Walla: Downtown Walla Walla Farmers' Market - May 4, 2019 through October 26. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturday at Crawford Park / Market Station at the corner of Main & Fourth Streets. Follow us on Facebook

Yakima: Yakima Farmers' Market - May 12, 2019 through October 27. Hours are from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Sunday at Valley Mall in the parking lot near Sears. Follow us on Facebook

Fresh Fruit & Produce Stands in the Tri-Cities

Fresh Produce Stand

Some of the fresh fruit and produce stands located in the Tri-Cities are listed below:

  • Harris Farm - 11516 W. Court St, Pasco, WA - Phone number: (509) 948-8654
  • Harvest Moon Produce and Mercantile - 2723 Van Giesen St., Richland, WA (open Monday-Saturday 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. and Sundays 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.)
  • Lil Fruit Stand - 1345 Lee Blvd, Richland, WA - Phone number: (509) 943-9440
  • Linnie's Garden - corner of Road 94 and W. Court Street, Pasco WA - features tomatoes and more.
  • Queensgate Gardens - 1040 Queensgate Drive, Richland, WA - Phone number: (509) 460-7182 Follow us on Facebook
  • Sunny Hill Market - located at the south end of RD 68 in Pasco near Mac's Garden Center - Phone number: (509) 987-7130
  • Villa's Espresso and Fresh Produce - 5025 N Road 68, Pasco, WA

U-Pick Fruit & Berries and U-Cut Lavender

U-Pick Berries

The following are some of the u-pick farms and orchards where you can pick fruit, berries, and cut lavender.

Local Food & Farm Producers

CG Ranch

The following are some of the local food and farm producers whose products can be purchased at various farmers' markets in the Tri-Cities region.



College Place



Hermiston / Ione / Stanfield



  • Flatau Farm - cherries, apples, peaches, nectarines and pluots Follow us on Facebook




Walla Walla




Farm Directories & Maps

The following are resources that provide farm maps and directories.

Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Pendleton, Stanfield, and Umatilla Farm Guides

  • Local Food and Farm Guide (PDF) - 2012 guide to East Central Oregon: Umatilla, Morrow, Gillian, and Wheeler Counties
  • Oregon Farm Direct provides a directory for Hermiston, Milton-Freewater, Pendleton, Stanfield, and Umatilla. This directory is focused on farm markets and roadside stands that accept Oregon's FDNP and CVV vouchers.

Walla Walla Valley Farm Map

View the Walla Walla Farm Map (PDF) for a list of local food and farm producers in the Walla Walla Valley.

Yakima Valley Farm Map and Harvest Schedule

Visit Yakima provides a map and harvest schedule for Granger, Prosser, Sunnyside, Wapato, and Yakima.

Eat Wild

Eat Wild is your source for safe, healthy, natural and nutritious grass-fed beef, lamb, goats, bison, poultry, pork, and dairy. A directory of state-by-state farms is provided including Washington and Oregon.


Several small farms in this region are members of LocalHarvest which is about "real food, real farms, real community." Check out the list of LocalHarvest members in this region.

Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)

Schreiber and Sons CSA

Some farms operate as community supported agriculture (CSA) that provide subscribers with fresh, high-quality, local food all through the growing season. Several CSA's that supply subscribers in the Tri-Cities region are listed below.

Farm Everything - Tri-Cities

Each member of Farm Everything's CSA will enjoy a weekly or bi-weekly share of fresh vegetables, micro greens and herbs (depending on availability). Our carefully selected varieties and organic growing practices bring out the very best in flavor and nutrition. Produce is harvested when it is ripe, just before you receive it. Follow us on Facebook

Local Pumpkin Produce Box - Tri-Cities

Local Pumpkin Produce Box, although not a local producer, is a small business in Pasco that offers quality local produce delivered weekly throughout the Tri-Cities community. They work with local farmers to provide organic fruits and vegetables for purchase and delivery. Cost is based on the size of the box ordered. During the off season they work with Organically Grown Company out of Portland to source produce from small farms in California, as well as some in Mexico. They even offer local pastured eggs, meat, baked goods, and honey. Follow us on Facebook

Welcome Table Farm - Walla Walla

Welcome Table Farm offers fresh vegetables, herbs, dry beans, and berries for sale at the Walla Walla Valley Farmers Market, by special order, and through their Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) subscription program. Follow us on Facebook

Food Co-Op Markets

Dayton - Blue Mountain Station Co-op

The Blue Mountain Station Co-op operates a market at Blue Mountain Station. The market is open Tuesday, Friday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. The market's focus is on local and regional foods and products, including items made by the Artisan food businesses processing goods on site.

Former Food Co-Op Markets

The following food co-op's have closed their doors. The Yakima Food Co-op was not sustainable with slightly over 100 members. Experts advise that 250-300 members are required to establish a sustainable enterprise. Organizers for the Mid-Columbia Market are researching different business model options and hope to re-open in the future.

Specialty Food, Beverage & Other Products

collage of several regional food products

Various specialty food, beverage, and other products are made and marketed from this region. Some of these products can be ordered online and/or purchased in specialty stores and farmers' markets around the Tri-Cities.

Products Made in the Tri-Cities

Products Made Outside the Tri-Cities

Getting Farm Products to Market

WSDA Farm Map

View the Washington State Department of Agriculture farm maps which show the top crops and food processing industries by county from the 2012 Census of Agriculture, USDA."

Have you ever wondered what producers must go through to bring their products to market and maintain a sustainable living? Would you like to become a producer? If so, check out the following resources. A note to consumers: support the producers and "buy fresh - buy local."

Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA)

Small Farm & Direct Marketing

The Washington State Department of Agriculture (WSDA) established the Small Farm & Direct Marketing Program to increase the economic viability of small farms, build community vitality, and improve the environmental quality of the region. This program has published the WSDA Small Farm & Direct Marketing Handbook that includes topics such as Getting Connected, Running A Successful Farm Business, Direct Marketing Strategies, and Regulations for Specific Products. You can download the entire handbook, a whole chapter or an individual fact sheet as a PDF.

Farm to Cafeteria Connections

The WSDA Farm to Cafeteria Connections (PDF) is a handbook that describes marketing opportunities for small farms in Washington State. This handbook is designed to be a resource for farmers, food service professionals and community members in developing Farm-to-Cafeteria programs in Washington.

Organic Food Program

The WSDA Organic Food Program protects consumers and supports the organic food industry by ensuring the integrity of organic food products through establishing organic standards and certifying organic producers, processors, and handlers. Guides are available crop producers, livestock producers, organic handlers, and organic processors.

Blue Mountain Station

The Blue Mountain Station offers you an exciting opportunity to experience food like you never have before, bringing together many of the region's artisan food producers and inventive culinary artists! Our 28 acre site is located next to Highway 12 right outside of Dayton, Washington. Products made on site are offered to the public through the BMS Co-op Market. Follow us on Facebook

Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington

The Municipal Research and Services Center of Washington provides a variety of resources related to Farmers Markets & Public Markets.

Rural Roots

The mission of Rural Roots is to support and enhance sustainable agriculture and local food systems in the Inland NW and beyond. They offer several farm-related marketing resources.

Unitied States Department of Agriculture - New Farmers Guide

The Unitied States Department of Agriculture has put together a set of resources for New Farmers that includes information on education and assistance, access to land and capital, managing risk, protecting the environment, and expanding business.

Washington Grown

The purpose of Washington Grown is to educate the public about the food that is grown and raised within the state and how food gets to our plates! In addition, Washington Grown produces episodes and clips that you can watch online and publishes tasty recipes. Follow us on Facebook

Washington State University - Food Systems Program

The New Washington State University Food Systems Program delivers multidisciplinary expertise across academic, research, and extension, providing specialized resources for farmers and food systems contributors.

Nutrition and Food Safety

WSU Nutrition Food Safety

WSU Extension of Benton and Franklin counties is committed to providing consumers with researched based food safety and nutrition information to encourage families to make food and physical activity choices that promote health and prevent disease.

They also provide information on Home Food Preservation and provide training to become a volunteer in their Master Food Preserver Program.

Walla Walla Sweet Onions

Walla Walla sweet onions

Walla Walla Sweet Onions, famous for their exceptionally sweet taste, have been grown for over a century in the Walla Walla region. The Walla Walla Sweet Onion is the official Washington state vegetable.

Walla Walla Sweet Onion Festival - July

The annual Sweet Onion Festival is held each year in mid-July in Walla Walla. There are children's games and contests, arts and crafts vendors, food demonstrations and live music.

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