Auburn Farmers Market to open June 7

City receives approval from Public Health - Seattle King County with certain guidelines

  • Thursday, May 7, 2020 10:55am
  • Life

The Auburn Farmers Market will open on Sunday, June 7 at Les Gove Park, 1140 Auburn Way South.

The city of Auburn announced it received approval from Public Health – Seattle & King County to open and operate the market.

“The market will be allowed to open on a week-to-week basis with approval from Public Heath each week,” according to the city. “Plans have been put in place for vendor and market staff health screenings, social and physical distancing measures, sanitation procedures, additional informational signage and much more.”

Find details about the operations plan at

Phase One will allow farmers, flower vendors, food, sanitation and health vendors. When allowed by Public Health, Phase Two will allow the addition of craft vendors and Phase Three will allow the addition of nonprofit organizations, sponsors and service vendors.

Phase One vendors must complete and return a Vendor Safety Plan (PDF) to the market manager by June 1.

Hours are from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sundays June 7 through Sept. 20.

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