MARKET SPECIAL THIS SUNDAY

We love High Point Family Farms! They bring to our market their fabulous range of pork products grown with love on their pastures just down the road in Rainier.
This Sunday, High Point Family Farms are running special prices at the Yelm Farmers Market. 10% off all of the following …
Spicy Italian Links, Soup Bones, Liver, Lard, Kidney’s & Heart
Time to stock up the freezer …

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Certified Organic Beef

Nisqually Springs Farm logoAvailable from this week at the Market Information Booth, dry-aged organic Angus beef steaks grown on the very farm our market is on….
Rib-eye, New York, Tenderloin, Skirt, Flank
Plus hamburger AND ribs!

For information on purchasing half or whole beef, contact Glenn or Bret … schornoag@hotmail.com

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Fabulous Fresh Summer Abundance!

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How wonderful it is to watch the farm stands at our market blossom into summer! Those first markets of the season saw booths with only a few varieties of leafy greens to tempt us. Each week we have been treated by new delights as the days get longer and the Yelm climate warms up. We are so very blessed to have our farmers that work so hard and devotedly in order to produce the freshest, most nutritious food possible.

Available from our produce farmers this week …
Arugula, Apricots, Basil, Beets, Broccoli, Cabbage, Cherries, Cherry Tomatoes, Collards, Cucumbers, Currants, Garlic, Kale, Kohlrabi, Lavender, Lettuce, Pad Choi, Peaches, Peppers, Plums, Rhubarb, Spinach, Spring Salad Mix, Swiss Chard, Turnips, Walla Walla Onions and Zucchini.

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New Market Manager

Karen Rae 2014 Market Manager

YFM Manager – Karen Rae

Hi Everyone!

My name is Karen & I am the new Yelm Farmers Market manager.  I am so excited to be involved in this wonderful community venture. You can read a little about me here.
Spring is definitely in the air and nature is stirring. Our farmers and artisans are already busy preparing.  We are in for an awesome 2014 season!
Our first market of the season will be at the beautiful Nisqually Springs Farm in June!

Watch this space ….

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ATTN: Opening Day has Changed!

We apologize for any inconvenience or confusion but, since we strive to present you with the best market possible all season, the opening day has been pushed back to Sunday, June 9, 2013. We’ll see you at 10AM!

Also, there is an informational meeting to be held at the Yelm Timberland Library, here is the message from Kayla:

Are you interested in vending at the Yelm Farmers Market this season? Would you like to learn more about the details of being a vendor at YFM?

Meet me, Kayla the Market Manager, at the Yelm Timberland Library on Wednesday the 29th at 6PM. I will have copies of the Vendor Application and plenty of answers to your questions.

This is open to the public, if you know folks who might be interested, please feel free to send along the invitation!

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2013 Vendor Applications Available!

Opening day (May 26), is approaching fast, make sure to sign up now to be a vendor for Yelm Farmers Market! Applications are available to submit throughout the season but make sure to turn in yours by May 6, 2013 to obtain priority selling space and take advantage of every market day! Click the link below to find all the 2013 market rules and application. We can’t wait to see you at the market!

Click here for Vendor Application


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New Market Manager!

We are happy to finally introduce you to Kayla Mahnke, the new Yelm Farmers Market Manager! Kayla is originally from Washington State and is also in her second year as Market Manager of the West Olympia Farmers’ Market (WOFM), a Tuesday night market very similar to YFM. With a Bachelor’s Degree in ecological culture, food systems, and design, she has a strong interest in the development and operation of local organizations that support food system growth and brings the experience, drive, and energy needed to continue to make Yelm Farmers Market successful. Kayla is very excited to be part of the Yelm community and looks forward to a great season!

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Kayla has a refreshing enthusiasm for all things food and enjoys cooking, volunteering, and being creative. Make sure you stop and say hi when you see her around!

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Location and Dates Confirmed!

Yelm Farmers Market is pleased to announce the official location of the 2013 Season. We will now be located where State Route 507 crosses over the Nisqually River [17835 SR507 SE, Yelm, WA 98597], just outside Yelm city limits near McKenna, WA. The new site will be easily visible and accessible from the highway while only a few miles southeast of last year’s location.

Also, the season will begin Sunday, May 26, 2013 and continue every Sunday through October. The hours will last from 10am until 2pm every market day. Make sure to keep watching for new announcements as opening day approaches. Not much longer now, can’t wait to see you there!

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YFM is Hiring!

Are you interested in helping the local community grow? Yelm Farmers Market is currently looking for a manager for the upcoming 2013 season. This is a paid part-time position and will remain open until filled. If you feel you are the motivated and enthusiastic individual with the qualifications described in the links below, please contact Tom Dewell at yfcstrategy@gmail.com for an application as soon as possible!

YFM Manager Job Description
YFM Manager Scope of Work

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Contact us for any questions. Thank you for your interest!


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