Wednesday was a big day for the locavore crowd—that’s when Columbia City’s farmers market opened, marking the first of the warm-weather neighborhood food emporiums.
This year, two new nabes are set to christen their own markets: Georgetown and Belltown. When it debuts June 5, Georgetown’s 70 vendors will flll the lot of the former Rainier Cold Storage at the junction of Vale Street. The space will serve as a hub for both foodstuffs and eclectic secondhand goods—organizer Jon Hegeman gave the go-ahead for a fresh produce and flea market duo. The Georgetown market place happens Saturdays.
Belltown’s bazaar will live—how cool is this?—in Olympic Sculpture Park. That market is set to open July 15 and take place subsequent Thursdays.
Until then, check out your neighborhood market. Here’s a look at when they open:
Broadway: May 9, Sun 11–3, at Broadway & E Thomas
Lake City June 3, Thu 3–7, at NE 125th & NE 128th
Madrona May 14, Fri 3–7, at E Union and MLK JR Way
Magnolia June 5, Sat 10–2, at 2550 34th Ave W
Phinney May 28, Fri 3–7, at 67th & Phinney Ave N
Queen Anne May 20, Thu 3–7, at W Crockett St & Queen Anne Ave N
Wallingford May 19, Wed 3–7, at N 45th & Wallingford Ave