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2016 Fresh Bucks are now available at the

Proctor Farmers' Market starting January 9th!

Inquire at the Market Info Booth, and learn how a dollar for dollar match is provided up to $10. per EBT card, per Market day!

 

EBT, *WIC & *Senior FMNP gladly accepted.

(*WIC & Senior FMNP Vouchers accepted  Jun 1st - Oct. 31st)

 

 


Framable Market Art Prints now avaible:
Asparagus, Tulip, Corn & Fish           $10. ea | 2 for $18 | 3 for $25. | 4 for $30                                   Purchase at the Market Info Booth.


 

 

 

Voted Tacoma's Super-Best Farmers' Market by readers of the Weekly Volcano

 


The 2016 Proctor Farmers' Market Vendor Application Is Now Available Online.

Click "Vendors" Link (at left), then onto "Become A Vendor" For Complete Information.

 

 

-Pierce County's Only Year-round Farmers Market-

We're Open 2nd Saturdays of January, February, and March, 10AM-1PM

Regular Season begins:

Saturday, March 26, 2016, 9am - 2pm

 

 

Subscribe to the Market's Weekly Newsletter

(click on the Blue Box above) and get:

 

-The Latest Information and Updates on Market Happenings and Events

-Delicious Seasonal Recipes

-Cooking Demonstration Schedules

-A list of Wine, Cider, & Craft Distillery Tasting Booth Guests

-Info on Live Music Entertainment

-Special Kids Booth Activities

-Community Booth Guests

-Vendor of the Week Articles with Exclusive Vendor Coupon

 

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Sat., December 19, 2015

 

Wooden Christmas Sign With Snow In Snowy Scenery. Copy Spache Your Text Here Or Free Space For Seasons Greetings Or Christmas Greetings Or Advertisement. Christmas Atmosphere With Snowflakes

 

 

Santa Event, Saturday, Dec. 19th, 9am-2pm

Do your holiday shopping and enjoy the very jolly Santa who will visit the Kids Booth, and pose for FREE professionally taken photos with any combination of market goers, kids, or pets!  
(Donations are welcome)

 

 

What's Fresh for the Holidays!   

Shop for local selections of produce, fruit, meat, fish honey, baked goods, artisan foods, plants, holiday wreaths and flowers, wines, ciders, and herbal ales.

Holiday Fresh Favorites this Saturday at the Market....

 

(l to r): Prime Rib from Colvin Ranch; Brussels Sprouts (shown: Sidhu Farms) Oysters from Windy Point Sea Farm

 

 

 

(l) Colorful, handcrafted wreaths are available at market stalls; (r) Visit our Tasting Booths for Samples and Sales of Washington State Wines, Hard Ciders and Herbal Ales (shown: Propolis Brewing)

 

 

 

Sat., December 12th

 

There's No Place Like the Market For the Holidays!

Shop the Proctor Farmers' Market, and make your holiday shopping merry and bright!  In addition to fresh, local produce, fruits, meats, fish, honey, cheese, wine (and hard cider), baked goods, eggs, and more -- we also have great gifts. We have artisan foods that make fantastic hostess gifts, and our Market Merchandise Booth has volunteer elves ready to help you select everything from a stocking stuffer to the perfect gift

for the person that has everything!

Our attractive, sturdy, insulated and zippered totes come in Hunter Green, Purple, or Lime, and are only $5.00 each.  Add a Gift Certificate in any amount, and the result is a special gift that is sure to please a teacher, business associate, family member or friend.
 

 

New for the holiday season - Proctor Farmers' Market Sweatshirts.  High quality and reasonably priced, they make a great gift! 

 

 

Subscribe to the Market's Weekly Newsletter

(click on the Blue Box above) and get:

 

-The Latest Information and Updates on Market Happenings and Events

-Delicious Seasonal Recipes

-Cooking Demonstration Schedules

-A list of Wine, Cider, & Craft Distillery Tasting Booth Guests

-Info on Live Music Entertainment

-Special Kids Booth Activities

-Community Booth Guests

-Vendor of the Week Articles with Exclusive Vendor Coupon

 

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Sat., December 5th

Proctor District Holiday Fest this Sat., Dec. 5th!  

Get in the holiday spirit this Saturday at the
Proctor District Holiday Fest! 

Enjoy shopping at the Proctor Farmers' Market,
 local merchant offers, Santa and the Dickens Carolers.

The Market will have a special offer  to help celebrate:  
Purchase $25.00 in Market Tokens* at theMarket Info Booth  
and received a FREE Market Tote

 

*Purchase with Debit/Credit Card.   

Tokens good at all PFM vendors throughout the year.

One tote per customer transaction, Sat., Dec. 5th, while supplies last.

 

 

What's Fresh!

Pick up your favorite vendors' goods, and then shop for a fresh, locally made wreath for the holidays! Hand-crafted on family-owned farms, the wreaths will add a touch of color and fragrance to your home this season at a great price.

 

shown: wreath from Cottage Gardens

 

 

shown: swag Peto Garden

 

 

shown: wreath from Honey Bear Farm

 

 

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Sat., November 28, 2015

HAPPY THANKSGIVING

...from the Proctor Farmers' Market 

We are open the Saturday after Thanksgiving, Nov. 28th, from 9am - 2pm. 

Please stop by and shop this Saturday -- bring the family, have lunch, listen to some local music, and browse a great selection of local produce, meat, fish, baked goods, breads, artisan foods,
wine, herbal ales and so much more. 

Fort Nisqually's Father Christmas will also be also be on-site!
(check out the details below).  

We also have a variety of Holiday Wreaths 
dried and fresh, all hand-crafted, ready for decorating indoor or out! 

 

 

 
Fort Nisqually's Father Christmas will be at the Kids Booth this Saturday - bring your own camera for photos!  

Kids Booth - Special Event this Saturday!

 

The Fort Nisqually Foundation would like to invite you to welcome the start of the holiday season by saying 'hello' to Father Christmas on

Saturday, November 28th at the

Proctor Farmers Market Kids Booth!   


Children of all ages are welcome. 

Please bring your own camera

if you would like a photo. 

 
Fort Nisqually volunteers will also be handing out Heritage Seeds from the Fort's Heritage Garden while supplies last.

Click here to find out more about Fort Nisqually, and their December 5th
"19th Century Christmas Special Event."


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Sat., November 21st, 2015

This Thanksgiving, give thanks by giving back.....

Help support the Market's  

Hunger Awareness Day Community Food Drive! 
Sat., November 21, 2015 9am-2pm   
  

On-site all day at the Market:

 

-Tacoma area Food Banks to accept your donations

of extra food and produce purchased from your favorite vendors:


-Department of Health & Social Services Mobile Community Services Office (MCSO)

Visit to determine eligibility for food assistance, Medicare Part B, and other DSHS Services.


 

 

 

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Sat., November 14, 2015

 

Thanksgiving is coming...

We're thankful for our local farmers and producers that keep the Market stalls full,

year-round, rain or shine, with all your seasonal favorites.

 

Produce -- always something new to discover....
The golden organic Rugosa squash shown here, is an Italian Butternut type-squash, grown from heirloom seeds
by Zestful Gardens. This violin shaped squash is perfect for baking, stuffing or roasting. 

Locally grown plants...

Ornamental kale brightens your fall landscape and garnishes dishes - from Sunrise Flower Farm 
 
Artisan Foods --  locally produced...
Just in time for the holidays - Pickled Jalapeños from Purdy Organics . Perfect as a meal accompaniment,  
or hostess gift.

 

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Sat., November 7, 2015

 

Are you active or retired Military? Or do you know someone who is?

Then spread the word about this Saturday's Military Appreciation Day!

 

-In honor of Veterans Day on November 11th, the Proctor Farmers' Market will pay tribute to active and retired Military, this Sat., November 7th from 9am-2pm.

 

-The Celebration includes Vendor Discounts and FREE tote bags!

 

-Special discounts posted at each particpating vendor's booth and free tote bags to the first 50 customer* will be offered to anyone with a Military ID.

 

* Free tote bags offered to first 50 guests with Military ID at the Market Merchandise Booth only.  

One bag per person. Offer good only on Saturday, November 7th from 9am to 2pm.

 

 

 

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Super Sponsors
City of Tacoma
Click!
Booth Sponsors
University Puget Sound
Pierce County
 
Marlene's
Teaching Toys
Blue Mouse Theatre
Super Supporters
Pacific NW Shop
Compass Rose
State Farm Insurance
Garden Sphere
Megs & Mo
North End Neighborhood Counsil
 
Friends of the Market
Advanced Stream
Amore Artsian Boutique
Blooming Kids
Chirp & Company
Culpepper Books
FoxFire
Walrath, formerly knows as H&B Top Soil
Julie's Hair Care for men and women
Tacoma Waldorf School

Umpqua Bank

Sara Sledge Graphic Design


 
Zestful Gardens