Kid's Day at the Market

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  SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 22 @ 9am - noon

Is your child creative? The La Grande Farmers Market is looking for kids who want to have a booth and sell their creations on Kids Day There is no fee and tons of fun just waiting to happen!

Free Mini Market for kids! Your kids can shop for free at their own Kids Mini Market! 

Games! 

Activities!

Kids can sell for free!

Kupenga Marimba!

For more information, Call 541-418-1126 

La Grande Farmers Market Job Opening

La Grande Farmers Market seeks new Market Manager.

This is a part-time, year-round, hourly position.

Qualifications: strong work ethic; ability to work independently and with board of directors, vendors and community; strong interpersonal, problem solving, marketing, small business/project management, and supervision skills; ability to accurately track sales and budgets; be entrepreneurial, approachable, and passionate about local agriculture, food, and community. Must have computer skills and be able to work most Tues and Sat markets from May-Oct. The position is dynamic, rewarding and fun! The La Grande Farmers Market is successful, well-run, and growing with a strong community support. We seek a candidate to continue the market’s success and take it to the next level.

For more information and to apply, follow the link below

APPLICATION FOR LA GRANDE FARMERS MARKET MANAGER POSTION

 

Salsa Contest and Festival

THE 2nd ANNUAL LA GRANDE FARMERS MARKET SALSA CONTEST!!

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Sponsored by

Wes Williams Attorney at Law

SATURDAY, AUGUST 25TH SALSA TASTING 9:00-11:00 ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNER AT 11:30 ENTER TO WIN!!

WHERE: Max Square, at La Grande Farmers Market

WHEN: Entries will be accepted between 8:00 and 9:00

HOW:

  •  Bring 1 quart of your salsa in a sealable container such as a ball or mason jar or a “Zip lock” type container with a sealable lid.
  •  Samples of salsa will be tasted and judged, therefore for food safety reasons, all salsa must be made fresh on the day of competition All entries will be kept on ice until judging time
  •  Limit of 2 salsa entries per contestant, please.
  •  Judging runs from 9:00- 11:00. Winners announced at 11:30.
  •  We will have 2 winners! Judges choice and people’s choice: the salsa with the most votes wins!
  • To judge, folks will pay $2 for a bowl of chips and a voting card.
  •  Collect your belongings between noon and 1:00 pm.
  •  Winners will receive a $50 farmers market gift certificate + a market hat!

 

Pie Day at the market!! Enter your pie in our contest!

SATURDAY, AUGUST 11TH

PIE TASTING 9:00-11:00 ANNOUNCEMENT OF WINNER AT 11:30

WHERE: Max Square, at La Grande Farmers Market

WHEN: August 11th - Enter pie by 9am!

HOW: Bring your home-baked pie to the market!

  • Entries will be accepted between 8:00 and 9:00
  •  Bakers must use at least one local ingredient
  •  Winners must be willing to provide a recipe for the LGFM website
  •  Limit of 2 pie entries per contestant, please.
  •  Judging runs from 9:00- 11:00. Winners announced at 11:30.
  •  We will have 2 winners! Judges choice and people’s choice: the pie with the most votes wins!

To judge, folks will pay $5 for a plate, fork and a voting card. all proceeds go to the La Grande Farmers Market. 

 Collect your belongings between noon and 1:00 pm.

Winners will receive a $50 farmers market gift certificate + a market hat or a market t-shirt!!!

August is Double Month!

The La Grande Farmers Market matches the first $10 you spend of SNAP at the market EVERY TIME YOU VISIT!  So while you take $10 off your EBT card, We give you $10 free to spend on the best local produce our farmers have to offer.

But for the Month of August, we are doubling that amount. Spend $20 when you run your EBT card and we will give you $20 to spend at the market on farm fresh produce!

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