Welcome to the Market!
Join us each Tuesday - June-September
Howdy Partner! It's Western Days at the Renton Farmers Market this week. The market will be decked out in our finest to get you in the spirit, and Voya Financial joins us as our Market Day sponsor! Also on this market day, we welcome the Renton Lions Club Giving Library - you can visit them over by the Kid's Patch, they are giving away 2 free books to kids!
Summer has FINALLY arrived at the market! After waiting and waiting, we will have corn, blueberries and all types of tomato varieties with our farmers tomorrow! They will continue to have great lettuce and greens, as well as tayberries, strawberries, raspberries (red and black), cherries, apricots, beans, peas, garlic, radishes, cucumbers, zucchini, onions, carrots, potatoes, and beets at the market this week. In addition to fresh fruits and veggies, you will find flowers, honey, meat for the barbecue, eggs and coffee for breakfast, baked goods, wine and beer, and crafted items.
Put all those fresh veggies to use in our Recipe of the Week: Tortilla Roll-ups
Be sure to follow us on Social Media - we will be posting pics and updates of our vendor arrivals and the produce they are bringing.
More than just a Farmers Market ...
Every week you can visit WSU Food $ense for recipe ideas and smart shopping strategies and for our Kid's Passport Program; and the WSU Master Gardeners program will be available to answer your plant and gardening questions from 3:00 to 6:00 p.m. each market day. This week, we welcome Renton Regional Fire Authority to our Community Booth with information on services they provide to our community. Our ever-popular Kid's Patch will continue to have fun activities for kids during market hours over at Market West; also at Market West every week will be a variety of food trucks, and a new area for our buskers (musicians) for your entertainment!
Get out there! Visit other farmers markets around Washington State, find one on this handy interactive map!
Preserve your bounty! Learn all about safe home preservation methods by visiting the National Center for Home Food Preservation.
Improving Access to Healthy Food for all Renton residents
The Renton Farmers Market is committed to increasing access to everyone for locally grown, healthy foods. Now you can use your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT/SNAP/Basic Food) card at the Renton Farmers Market AND receive Fresh Bucks Incentive dollars. Learn more about our Food Access programs.
For our shoppers who utilize the Supplemental Nutrition Incentive Program (SNAP), use your benefits at the Market and receive a matching incentive, Fresh Bucks, with an UNLIMITED match! See the Market Manager booth at the market for more information on this program.
“Local Farmers, Fresh Food, Friendly People”
Celebrating our 18th season of bringing local farmers and the community together!
There are so many ways to get involved with the Renton Farmers Market. Want to lend a hand? We are always looking for volunteers!
Are you a Washington State Farmer or make food products using locally sourced ingredients? We want to hear from you! Check out our vendor page for more info.
Are you a local business owner? Show your customers you care about providing local, healthy foods to your community by becoming a sponsor of the Renton Farmers Market.
Food Trucks at Market West
A Food Trucks will be at Market West every market day selling delicious food
Stop by and check it out!
Buy One, Donate One
Did you know? Each week we collect donations for the local Renton Food Bank at our market. Most of the donations come from our generous farmers - now we are asking our shoppers if they would consider helping out, too. Buying an apple? Consider buying another apple and donating it to the Renton Food Bank. See our donation station at the Market Manager booth for more information.
Veggie Tortilla Roll Ups - July 16
Prep time: 10 minutes | Serves: 4
4 7-inch whole wheat tortillas
8 tablespoons nonfat cream cheese
2 cups shredded romaine lettuce or fresh chopped spinach
1 cup tomato chopped
½ cup bell pepper red, green, orange, yellow, or a mixture, chopped
½ cup cucumber chopped
¼ cup canned diced green chilies
¼ cup sliced ripe olives drained
½ cup fresh corn kernels
Spread each tortilla with 2 tablespoons of cream cheese. Top with equal amounts of vegetables. Roll up tightly to enclose filling and serve.
Recipe sourced from Eat Fresh - view original recipe.
See more great farm fresh recipes & recipe hacks using foods sold at the Renton Farmers Market.
What’s in season? Check out this helpful Harvest Calendar from our friends at Puget Sound Fresh!