Friends of Olympia Farmers Market

A non-profit public benefit charity; formed in 1995

Our Mission:

    • Preserve the Olympia Farmers Market as a creative and vibrant community gathering place.
    • Promote healthy, locally produced food and goods
    • Support local sustainable agriculture.

Some improvements The Friends have made to The Olympia Farmers Market with your support include:

    • Picnic tables, umbrellas & benches
    • The Lu Hall Kitchen
    • Emergency medical equipment
    • Facility heaters
    • The Pavilion for covered eating & entertainment
    • Public address system
    • Computer equipment
    • Several Electrical upgrades
    • Sound system
    • Recycling bins
    • Bike rack
    • Parking bollards
    • Signage & Plaques
    • Security Camera System
    • L.E.D. Security lighting
    • Hand dryers
    • Hand rails
    •  Weatherization
  •          Booth Lighting
  • Cooking Demonstrations and much, much more!

Our success is dependent upon you!

Contributions from the community allow The Friends  to provide additional improvements to the Olympia Farmers Market, making it more inviting and comfortable for all. When you support  Friends of Olympia Farmers Market, you support local small businesses, independent artisans, and organic farming.

Please participate through- Become a friend, Donation, Business sponsorship, QCD & Planned/giving, Items & Gifts!

 The Newest Community Solar Project***

Be certain to attend ***The Taste of the Market***

Please help guarantee the success of the most popular public space in Thurston County.

Regrettably, we have decided to cancel this years event. We appreciate your continued support of Friends of Olympia Farmers Market. 

The Taste of the Market  is our primary annual event: Attending allows you to enjoy a smorgasbord of the finest cuisine from dozen’s of local restaurants, bakeries, wineries, breweries, & coffee roasters; enjoy live music, win prizes and visit with friends.

The Taste gets better every year so don’t delay …. as this event sells out earlier each season! There are only 400 seats available…. so hurry and get your tickets today!

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