Denise Oster from Flaming Geyser Gardens arranges her flowers for sale at the Auburn International Farmers Market last season. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Denise Oster from Flaming Geyser Gardens arranges her flowers for sale at the Auburn International Farmers Market last season. RACHEL CIAMPI, Auburn Reporter

Auburn International Farmers Market opens 12th season on June 2

Returns to Les Gove Park

  • Tuesday, May 28, 2019 8:48am
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The Auburn Internatinal Farmers Market opens for its 12th season at 10 a.m. Sunday, June 2 in Les Gove Park off Auburn Way South.

Every Sunday, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., through the end of September, the market will offer farm-fresh fruits and vegetables, hand-crafted items and restaurant-based concession stands with home-cooked tastes. There’ll be free performances, guest chef demonstrations with farm-fresh ingredients, children’s activities, and classes on health, nutrition and gardening.

The market made the move to Les Gove Park two years ago to avoid potential traffic difficulties and construction barriers related to projects in the downtown area.

Among other attractions at the park are a kids play area and the popular Spray Playground.

For more information, visit auburnfarmersmarket.com

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Season schedule

Sunday, June 2 – Live music, more than 50 vendors. 10 a.m., opening ceremony; 10:30 a.m., musical performance by Larry Murante; noon, cooking demonstration; 1 p.m., musical performance by Champagne Sunday

Sunday, June 9 – Live music in the morning and a canning demonstration from Hal Meng at noon.

Sunday, June 16 – Father’s Day

Sunday, June 23 – Marianne Binetti gardening demonstration

Sunday, June 30 – Senior Appreciation Day

Sunday, July 7 – Cooking demonstration

Sunday, July 14 – Berry Day

Sunday, July 21 – Steel drums performance

Sunday, July 28 – Dog Days of Summer

Sunday, Aug. 4 – Live entertainment

Sunday, Aug. 11 –AuburnFest Cruise In at the Market

Sunday, Aug. 18 – Ciscoe Morris

Sunday, Aug. 25 – Vendor Appreciation Day

Sunday, Sept. 1 –Back to School Day

Sunday, Sept. 8 – Canning demonstration with Hal Meng

Sunday, Sept. 15 – Northwest Animal Adventures

Sunday, Sept. 22 – Chili Cook Off and the last day of the season

The market is generously supported by the King Conservation District.

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