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Double your EBT Benefits with

- Fresh Bucks -

A dollar-for-dollar match is provided up to $10 per EBT card per market day.

Available in the

Market Info Booth

throughout 2018!




*WIC & *Senior FMNP

gladly accepted.

June 1st-Oct 31st

*(Women, Infanct, & Children)

*(Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Plan)



For more information and a video on

the City of Tacoma's BYOB ordinance,

click here.  

The best kind of bag is your own, reusable shopping bag. 

Be sure and bring them with you to the Market!



The Proctor Farmers' Market is proud to have a Green Excellence designation from the City of Tacoma. 

This award is the highest level available for events that decrease their their impact on the environment.

As part of this ongoing program, we take extra care to ensure that our Market is made more sustainable by incorporating green initiatives like providing bike racks, recycling, reducing waste, donating excess food, and much more.



Framable Art Prints available at the Market Info Booth:    "Asparagus," "Tulip," "Corn," and "Fish"

Only $10 each; 2 for $18

3 for $25; 4 for $30





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

Read more here: http://www.thenewstribune.com/living/home-garden/article99832747.html#storylink=cpy


2018 Proctor Farmers' Market Application Now Available!


Applications are now available for:

Current, renewing Proctor Farmers' Market Vendors; New Vendors (applying for the first time);

Musicians/Entertainers (for Music @ The Market); Tasting Booths (Wine, Cider, Beer, Spirits);

Non-Profit Community and Kids Booths.


Click on the "Vendors" link (upper left on this page), and then on "Become a Vendor"

and follow the instructions!



The Proctor Farmers' Market is Hiring!

Site Set-Up and Tear Down Position 

Please click on the link below to access the complete job description

with Saturday hours and required qualifications:




Don't forget to attend our 2nd Winter Market on February 10 from 10AM-1AM!



Happy New Year from the Proctor Farmers' Market!

We thank you for spending part of every Saturday throughout the year supporting our Vendors. Words can't convey the appreciation your enthusiastic community support contributes to the ongoing success of our Market.

We'll look forward to seeing you at the first Winter Market,

Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018 10AM - 1PM!!

shown: PFM Vendors pose with Santa on Sat., Dec. 16th, and wish everyone a very Happy Holiday!

Photo by: Chip Van Gilder, Chip Shots Photography




Saturday, Dec 16, 2017, 9AM to 2PM

Don't miss the Market's hugely popular closing day Event:

Photos with Santa for People & Pets!



 Holiday Shopping & Vendor List 

As we settle into the holiday season, the Market's farmers and artisans continue to offer an abundance of local food and late-season winter produce every Saturday.

For your shopping convenience, the list below not only links to every vendor
but gives a snapshot of their holiday goods and special offers.   

We have it all - whether you are planning holiday meals, entertaining guests, decorating,

or looking for that "perfect gift," you'll find it at the Market!


-Shop Fresh Every Saturday Until December 16, 9AM-2PM-  


Holiday Shopping & Vendor List

 (Vendors marked with an asterisk [*]  will not be at the Market this week).    
Meats, Seafood 
  -- Chehalis Valley Farm -- 
pasture raised whole chickens, whole legs, boneless breasts  
  grass-fed and finished sirloin tip roasts for the holidays      
loin of pork and lamb for the holidays  
smoked salmon for gift-giving (easy to ship) 
clams & oysters for holiday stews and appetizers

goat cheeses, quince marmalade, herbal soaps & gifts  
goat cheeses: chevre, halloumi, tomme, asiago, & yogurt

winter eggs are in limited supply, so arrive early to purchase!
specialty mushrooms, fresh & dried 
* done for the season
* done for the season
sugar pumpkins, and hand-crafted wreaths from the farm
local hazelnuts for holiday recipes & gits
-- R.P. Guerrero Farms --
organic honey crisp and pink lady apples, and pear varieties
 returning dec. 9
fruit, vegetables, cider, and other farm goods
fuji apples, bartlett pears, and fresh, hand-crafted cider
organic fall vegetables & herbs, bulk bags for storage and holiday cooking 
brussels sprouts, frozen berries, and jams for gifts.  
* done for the season 
local, organic fennel, shallots, winter squash, potatoes, onions, carrots & a variety of root crops 

-- Dao Lee Garden --
hand-crafted holiday bouquets
-- Fox Island Lavender --
* done for the season 
- Mai Houa Garden --
holiday bouquets and wreaths 
wreaths & holiday flowers; special orders available

Prepared Foods
taking orders for holiday tamales - 6 pack or 12 pack  
* done for the season
warm up the holidays with Indian cuisine
pre-order appetizer-sized empanadas for the holidays
* done for the season   
ask about our holiday dinner special (take-home)
For Your Garden
* done for the season
natural wreaths &  centerpieces; herbal infused soaps, lotions, and balms
plants available for purchase if outdoor temp above 40 degrees    
returning dec. 9  
* done for the season  
15% holiday rain barrel discount
-- Sunrise Flower Farm --
winter landscape flowers & plants, and hearty blooming containers for gifts

Specialty Goods
NEW starting dec. 9 with coffee, quiche, croissants, baguettes
all natural, nearly mystical drink mixers; great for gifts & holiday parties 
super tasty, traditional and allergen free gifts!
*done for the season
raw honey, centerpieces and decorated wreaths, hand-made honey soaps & lip gloss  
holiday gift packs include Trini Hot, SweetBabe Quince & Winter Solace (cranberry & fermented habanero) 
berry & spicy jams, wing sauces, berry syrups & gift packs   
holiday pies, rolls, & cookies
new holiday flavors -- Peppermint Confections and Eggnog Truffles
* done for the season
* done for the season 
pickled beets & spice pickled garlic; buy 3 or more jars and get a 10% discount
premium oak barrel kombucha handcrafted in the puget sound *
packaged teas with gift card, ready for holiday giving  
* done for the season
-- Upper Crust Bistro --
holiday breads, shortbreads, scones, cookies, and pastrie



EBT & Fresh Bucks are available every Saturday in the Market Info Booth



Subscribe to the Market's Weekly Newsletter

(emailed every Thursday)


Click on the Blue Box above and get:


-Current List of Vendors Attending the Market

-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 and Sponsor Booth Guests




Saturday, November 25, 2017



.....from the Proctor Farmers' Market 

We are open this Saturday, Nov. 25th, from 9am - 2pm. 

It's Small Business Saturday, so please stop by and shop locally -- bring family and friends, have lunch, listen to some great music, and browse a great selection of fresh produce, meat, fish, clams & oysters, baked goods, cheeses, artisan foods, beer, cider, and so much more.    




Small Business Saturday

Show your love and support for the Proctor Farmers' Market and

Proctor District small businesses by shopping local this Saturday, Nov. 25!

All "Start Your Giving Early" donations, which benefit the American Lake Veterans Hospital,

can be turned in at Umpqua Bank (2525 N Proctor St) until 3pm, Saturday, Nov. 25. 

Contributors to the drive will receive a Proctor District Coupon Book! 

click here for the City of Tacoma's Small Business Saturday Proclamation   



What's Fresh! 


Late season harvests from local farms bring brussels sprouts, cabbage, turnips, beets,

potatoes, onions, shallots, carrots, fresh herbs, mushrooms, parsnips and rutabagas.  


We also have a variety of hand-crafted holiday wreaths and table-top, blooming plants

and fresh-cut flowers, all ready to add festive flair and cheer indoors and out!    


Every Saturday the Market offers diverse selections of these 

 fresh foods and artisan products:


local produce | tree & stone fruits   
foraged & cultivated mushrooms | cheeses
pasture raised meats | wild caught fish, clams & oysters*  
berries | artisan foods | jams, jellies, vinaigrettes, syrups | baked goods   
honey | hazelnuts* | peanuts | eggs 
veggie starts | herbs | plants | cut flowers 
fresh baked breads (including dairy, soy, vegan, gluten & nut free) 
 handmade pastas and sauces | wine, cider, beer, craft distilleries 
ready-to-eat & enjoy foods | and so much more!




Saturday, November 18, 2017

9AM - 2PM


Hunger Awareness Community Food Drive


Don't miss this important Market Event!


-Help Feed the Hungry this Holiday Season-


Just buy extra produce and products from your favorite vendors, and donate whatever you can

at the Market to support Tacoma's local Food Banks who will be on-site all day:





What's Fresh


It'll be chilly for this week's Market, so bundle up, and come on out for all that fresh from local farms,

just in time for your Thanksgiving shopping!
We have hot food, hot drinks, great entertainment, and vendors with warm smiles will greet you!





Saturday, November 11, 2017


Military Appreciation Day at the Proctor Farmers’ Market!


In honor of Veterans Day,

the Proctor Farmers’ Market will pay tribute to active and retired Military

this Saturday, November 11 from 9a.m. to 2p.m.

with our annual Military Appreciation Day Event.

Free Tote to first 100 Guests*
(retired and active) 
Discounts at Participating Vendors*
(retired & active)  
*with Military ID  
Totes available at the Market Info Booth!

Please be sure and visit the Proctor District Association's  "Start Your Giving Early" Booth,

and learn how you can help support the American Lake Veterans Hospital 





What's Fresh!


It's time to start planning Thanksgiving menus
using the Market's abundant late season fresh fruits and vegetables!



Every Saturday the Market offers diverse selections of these 

 fresh foods and artisan products:





Saturday, October 28, 2017


Don't miss the Halloween fun at Proctor Treats on Tuesday, Oct. 31st between 4 PM & 6 PM.

Kids can dress up in their costumes, and collect treats from local businesses and organizations at this safe, family friendly event presented by the Proctor District Association.




Special Halloween Kids Booth


Guest Host this Saturday, Oct. 28th:

Tacoma Children's School will be back in the Kids' Booth this Saturday with tons of Halloween fun!  
Check out the inside of a pumpkin, explore mysterious touchy-feely boxes, 
and make spooky art to take home.  
Get information about the schools' brand-new Winter Session of art, science, and sensory classes.  
See you there! 




They're Back..... 

Bloom Creek Cranberry Farm returns this Saturday, Oct. 28th,  
and will once again sell their popular 
Stevens Cranberries and Willapa Red Cranberries.  
Get them now, and stock up for the holidays (cranberries freeze well!).
Felix Mahr, Bloom Creek Cranberry Farm 



What's Fresh!

There's so much to find at the Market every week, brought fresh to you by a dedicated community of local farmers, growers, and artisan food producers.
Thank you for supporting the Proctor Farmers Market, Rain or Shine!
See you on Saturday, 9AM-2PM
Open thru December 16th





Saturday, October 21, 2017


New Cheese Vendors at the Proctor Farmers' Market!

Please join us in welcoming two new family farms this Sat., Oct. 21:
Burton Hill specializes in the crafting of farmstead cheeses  
made from their certified Grade A Raw Goat Milk.  
Stop by and check out their:
Goat Feta, Goat Blue Cheese, & Smoked Goat Blue Cheese.
Tasting Samples Available. 


Collin, Rebecca & Family - Burton Hill Farm




Lost Peacock Creamery specializes in fresh and aged goat cheese and goat yogurt.  
Shop their:
Chevre, Halloumi, Tomme, Asiago, and sometimes Yogurt.

Tasting Samples Available.


Rachael, Matthew & Family - Lost Peacock Creamery



Get wonderful local, fall produce, delicious ready-to-eat foods to warm you up,  

and so much more -- all brought fresh to you by our farmers, growers,

and artisan food producers every week.

Thank you for supporting the Proctor Farmers Market, Rain or Shine!
See you on Saturday, 9AM-2PM
Open thru December 16th



Saturday, October 14, 2017

Bring your own bag, and shop with us this Saturday, October 14th!




Cooking Demo


Presented by:

Free tasting samples and recipes for healthy, hot infused water drinks. 

Multicare will also have free, fun produce recipes to make during football game days!





Saturday, October 7, 2017


Celebrate the start of Fall Markets at this Saturday's Proctoberfest!   

Participating Vendors are:







This Saturday, October 7, 2017, 9AM-2PM - in the Kids Booth! 





Shop Fresh Every Saturday, 9AM-2PM, thru December 16th!






Saturday, September 30, 2017





Music @ The Market

Live Local Entertainent

Saturday, September 30th:




Saturday, September 23, 2017


-What's Fresh this Saturday, September 23rd-

Look for all your favorite late summer vegetables, fruit,  
and other locally produced foods this week at the Market.   
Get into early fall colors with our amazingly beautiful  

fresh-cut flowers and flowering plants.





Saturday, September 16, 2017


What's Fresh this Saturday, September 16th

Please don't miss the opportunity to shop the Market this Saturday.   

So much to see, taste, and choose from - it's really amazing what's available,

fresh from your local farms and producers. 






This Saturday, September 16th 9AM-2PM



The high school robotics teams from SAMI will bring robots of all different sizes: small robots made of Legos, robots the size of a toaster, and a robot the size of a coffee table (pictured below). These robots, along with the team's passion for spreading STEM to kids, will be very engaging to parents and kids alike. 




Saturday, September 9, 2017


What's Fresh this Saturday, September 9th

Early Apples are starting to arrive, and the Market is full of other early fall produce,  
such as beautiful, organic peppers of all shapes, colors, and sizes,  
cucumbers, eggplants, squash, and okra.  
Summer crops of fresh corn, tomatoes, cantaloupes, watermelons, peaches, berries and more, continue to grace us with their presence, making sustainable, seasonal eating  
a real pleasure of sights, tastes, and smells.



New Vendor at the Market!
Meet Jim Johnson
Johnson Berry Farm  

The Johnson Berry Farm is a small, farmer owned, 40 acre berry farm, located in Olympia.  Using the berries grown on their farm, Jim and Lisa Johnson produce an exciting assortment of Berry Jams, Spicy Berry Jams, Berry Vinaigrettes, Hot Berry Sauces, and Berry Syrups, that are now available every Saturday, 9AM-2PM at the Proctor Farmers' Market! 




Saturday, September 2, 2017


Shop, Eat, Plant LOCAL, this Labor Day Weekend!  

We'll look forward to seeing you this weekend when you shop for delicious, long weekend meals or Labor Day picnic gatherings.  Be sure and stock up with healthy food and snacks for the kids school lunches!















Super Sponsors
City of Tacoma

Better Properties - North Proctor

Bruce Larson | John Frazier

Booth Sponsors

Zestful Gardens


University Puget Sound

Pierce County
Teaching Toys
Blue Mouse Theatre
Super Supporters
Pacific NW Shop
Compass Rose
State Farm Insurance
Garden Sphere
Megs & Mo
Friends of the Market
Advanced StreamNorth End Neighborhood Counsil
Amore Artsian Boutique
Blooming Kids
Chirp & Company
Culpepper Books
FoxFire Salon and Spa - Aveda
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