There will not be a winter market this year. Here's a handy list of market vendors who would love to hear from you:
Parke Creek Farm
Wool, Yarn, Sheepskin Products, Dryer Balls, Alpaca Wool, Sheep Milk Soap
Jewelry made from old silver plate flatware. Spoons and forks are bent to create one of kind jewelry, including bracelets, watches, necklaces, earrings, rings and other items.
10% off everything from now until Christmas!
Beautiful facemasks, as well as aprons, dog coats, kid's vests, hats and dresses
Fence post tops, birds on sticks, fence planters, bird baths, patio pots, mandalas, head planters, benches, bowls and platters. Using high fire clay to hand build a wide variety of pieces using age old techniques including coil, pinch, and slab. All glazes are mixed in studio creating a template of earth tones. The work is fired to vitrifying temperatures for various clay bodies which allow them to withstand extreme temperatures.
Wild crafted naturally from our local environment, Offering over 24 varieties of handcrafted 68% olive oil and local goat milk soap. Purity Soapworks also offers “Purely Natural” organic salves, lotions, sprays, oils, exfoliating facial cleansers, baths salts, bath bombs and more.
Unique wooden gifts, including Cribbage boards, Lazy Susans, cutting boards, cheese slicers, spoons, spatulas, salad forks. And introducing, wooden jewelry, or, as McWoods likes to call it, Woodelry.
Turning purchased and “found” items into one of a kind pieces of jewelry, including necklaces, bracelets, earrings, hair pieces, and other items. Conchos and other items are repurposed into new designs. All products are handmade.
Robins Nest ~ Jades Farms
Alpaca fiber sourced from both Huacaya and Suri alpacas. Raw fiber, yarn, dryer balls, teddy bears and dolls, alpaca poop and more!
Nocic Fragrance-Free Body Care
A variety of natural products including soaps, shampoos, conditioners, deodorants, lotions, beauty cream, hand cream, lip balms, lip sticks, shave cream and bath bombs. The best-selling item is Rescue Cream; it’s the answer when dry or damaged skin calls for special attention.
Lemon Thyme Macarons
French macarons. They are a gluten free product made out of almond flour, powdered sugar and egg whites. They are baked with love in addition to other baked goods.
Pet collars, leashes, seat belts all hand made, including state certified dog treats.
Located in Yakima, handmade high quality jewelry using a variety of gemstones, glass beads, leather and metals including sterling silver, gold filled and brass as well as gold and silver plated, both trendy and timeless pieces in a wide range of styles.
Endless Song Water Gardens
Glass cutting boards, tile murals, tiles, coasters, canvas prints, paper prints, notecards, mugs and magnets
Central Valley Bees
Located in Wapato, Central Valley Bees harvests honey in the Kittitas and Yakima valleys. Beeswax items also.
Ellensburg Canyon Winery
Wine grapes sustainably grown locally in the Yakima River Canyon and used to produce award winning wines which express the Terroir of the Kittitas Valley.
Wheel Line Cider
We produce our ciders onsite in our cider barn located in Ellensburg WA. We have rotating ciders, from IPC Hopped Ciders, Bourbon barrel ciders, single varietal ciders, estate cider (blend of apples grown both on our farm and from other WA orchards). We use a mill and press to make juice as well as buy juice from other companies such as Tieton, Cider Auction, fruit smart and more. We also buy apples from local farmers like Kukes Farms. Our cider is gluten free, some contain sulfites, added flavors.
I make gourmet pasta sauces featuring Yakima Valley wine and produce. The product I will have at the market is a Marinara sauce which I make from a family recipe passed down from my Italian immigrant grandparents. Sauces can be found at all Yakima Wray's Thriftways, as well as the Selah Wray's.
Recruiting New Farmer Vendors!
In an effort to recruit new farmers to our market, the Ellensburg Farmers Market is offering to waive the first booth fee for new farmers/ranchers/farm value added vendors who would like to join. Please fill out the vendor application or call 509-899-3870 with any questions.
The Kittitas County Farmers Market has changed its name! It will henceforth and forevermore be known as The Ellensburg Farmers Market.
The Ellensburg Farmers Market is rich in tradition. This lively market is known for its farm fresh local produce, baked goods and fine hand crafted products. The Ellensburg Farmers Market, located in beautiful historic downtown Ellensburg, serves the Ellensburg and Cle Elum communities from the first Saturday in May until the last Saturday in October. The market hours are from 9 to 1.
The experience of Ellensburg, Washington includes museums, art galleries, antique stores, jewelry stores, many locally owned unique clothing and gift stores, and fine restaurants all located in antique buildings. Brick sidewalks, vintage lighting and signage, plenty of free parking and beautiful parks and playgrounds set the ambiance of Ellensburg.
Saturdays, 9 to 1
May through October on 4th Street
FISH Food Bank is sponsoring KERNEL for the 10 weeks of summer! Kids Eating Right-Nutrition and Exercise for Life teaches kids about gardening, exercise and eating healthy. Participants will be rewarded with a $2 coupon they can spend on fresh fruits or veggies each week!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How Do I Become a Vendor?
The vendor application can be found on this page, it includes all the rules and regulations. This market requires all vendors to have businesses set up with the Department of Revenue, with a current UBI. All businesses operating within city limits must have an Ellensburg Business License. More can be found here https://bls.dor.wa.gov/file.aspx and here https://bls.dor.wa.gov/cities/ellensburg.aspx The Ellensburg Farmers Market must be listed as additional insured on your business insurance.
Can My Non-Profit Have a Booth at the Market?
We don't have a ton of room for non-profits at the moment. We'll see, though
Can My Band Play Music at the Market?
Not right now, please.
What About My Political and Religious Agendas?
The Ellensburg Farmers Market does not allow vendors or customers to promote or discriminate political or religious agendas in the market space (the street). The sidewalk, though, does not fall under market jurisdiction, and is open to all to exercise their right to free speech. Everyone is welcome to enjoy the farmers market, but those advocating political or religious persons or ideas are not permitted to approach customers or vendors on the street during market hours.
How Can I Promote My Event at the Market?
Most event promotion must be kept to the sidewalks, but exceptions can be made! Are you promoting a school play? Is the circus coming to town? Are you hosting some kind of Comic-Con? Call market manager, Colin Lamb, at 509-899-3870, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to sort out the details.
Does the Early Bird Get the Worm?
The Ellensburg Farmers Market allows vendors to sell before the market opens at 9:00. This is up to vendor discretion; vendors are not required to sell before 9:00.
WE ACCEPT EBT
How to use your SNAP/EBT
- The markets EBT terminal is at the market information booth.
- Give your card to the market employee and tell them how much you want to spend.
- The market employee will swipe your card and have you enter your PIN or sign the receipt.
- You will receive wooden tokens that total the amount that you want to spend. Please double check that you received the correct amount of tokens. For EBT the tokens are $1 each and change can’t be given.
- Spend your tokens with vendors. All vendors selling acceptable items will accept the EBT $1 tokens.
Market Match gives SNAP/EBT recipients and other eligible Washington residents easier access to fresh fruits and vegetables. Market Match is a USDA sponsored program. The Ellensburg Farmers Market offers users an added 100% for fresh fruits, fresh veggies, herbs, mushrooms and vegetable starts. A $2 Market Match coupon accompanies every $2 redeemed by SNAP/EBT recipients.