The City of Lakewood is spearheading a pilot project for a Farmers Market. The purpose of the Market is to create a sense of community and celebrate our unique community assets while providing healthy options to our citizens. The Farmers Market is held each Tuesday in July at the City Hall and will feature fresh food, arts, crafts and entertainment.
PURPOSE OF OUR MARKET
- To create a sense of community and a place to gather.
- Celebrate and highlight our uniqueness; our characteristics, our assets, our community
- Bring our community together and bring people to Lakewood
- Provide healthy options for our citizens and visitors because healthy people need healthy places and spaces.
There is a limit of 30 vendors for the Lakewood Farmers Market. Vendors are selected by the Market Management. Selection is based on quality, originality, locality, seasonal versus daily, and compatibility with the existing market mix and mission statement. Agriculture products are given priority over other product categories.
The Farmers Market strives for the following composition of vendors:
Fresh Farm Products (50%)
grown or produced in Washington State by the seller
Processed goods prepared foods and processed foods – (20%)
made from raw products/ingredients, a majority of which are grown and produced by the seller, who is personally doing the cooking, canning, baking, preserving, etc.
Hand Crafted items – (20%) a
ll craft products should be handcrafted in Washington State
- Miscellaneous – (10%)
2012 VENDOR LIST
- Country Classics Farm LLC
- Peto Garden
- Dao Lee
- A Girl Who Loves Junk www.facebook.com/AgirlwholovesJunk
- Lakewood Gallery www.lakewoodgallery.com
- Lavendel Bead Creations www.facebook.com/LBCbySheryl
- LAK Woodworks www.lakwoodworks.com
- Ms.Patty’s Place
- TC This-N-That
- Larry’s Wood Products
- GN Creations
- Tish’s Trinkets and Treasures
- Dog Treat Bakery
- My Newt Mini Donuts & Shave Ice
- MiniBreak Massage
- Lakewold Gardens www.lakewoldgardens.org
- Breeto’s Shave Ice
- Carrs Restaurant www.carrsrestaurant.net