Cook Locally with Pearl 20: The Best Farmers Markets in Seattle

We are lucky to live in a city that has an abundance of farmers markets year around bursting with fresh produce. On any given Saturday or Sunday, you can find local farmers faring the temperamental weather to sell their produce to hungry patrons. If you are smart, tuck a vial of Pearl in your pocket and dose reasonability as you browse.

We have done the legwork for you and have rounded up the best farmers markets in Seattle! Get inspired and get cooking with Pearl.

Columbia City Farmers Market

Columbia city is an outlining neighborhood rich with diversity. This is a great spot if you are looking for unique produce that you can’t find anywhere else. If you do buy an ingredient you haven’t used before, make sure to talk to the seller to get some ideas on how to cook it!

Ballard Farmers Market

This is one of the most well-known farmers markets in Seattle. It stretches almost three blocks with a mixture of local wares and delicious in-season produce. If you are thirsty after shopping, hit up Miro Tea for a refreshing iced tea.

Pike Place Market

Yes, in the summer it can be a tourist trap but the key is to get there when it opens or right before closing time. There tons of stalls to browse through, our favorite for produce is Sosio’s Fruit and Produce. You can’t go wrong.

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Nicole Lisson is the Social Media Manager and Photographer at Tarukino. In her free time, she can be found wandering the streets of Seattle in search of the perfect croissant and or writing bodice-ripping romance novels.

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