Local farmers markets open


Clatsop County farmers markets are set to open the week of June 16. Fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, eggs, cheese, baked goods, fresh flowers, pasture-raised meat, jams and jellies are available from local farmers. 

The River People Farmer's Market in Astoria offers live music, prepared food, a pie walk and kids' story time and activity area.

The Seaside Farmers Market offers free yoga for kids.

The Cannon Beach Farmers Market has music beginning at 1 p.m. during the setup of booths.

These markets all welcome SNAP/EBT shoppers, and provide a SNAP Match incentive that can double the participants' buying power. Many of the farms accept WIC and Senior Nutrition Vouchers. 

Meet the farmers and take advantage of locally grown products.

The Cannon Beach Farmers Market is held from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesdays, 163 E. Gower, Cannon Beach.

The Seaside Farmers Market is 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays, 1315 Broadway, Seaside.

River People Farmers Market is 3 to 7 p.m. Thursdays at 13th and Duane Streets in Astoria.


For information on the North Coast Food Web, see http://bit.ly/1HxBRI3