Experience Junction Love with the plentiful, versatile, and delicious SQUASH – both summer and winter! Our market farmers grow ALL kinds of varieties of this classic vegetable. Special Events and Info devoted to this ubiquitous garden vegetable will be happening all day long for market shoppers; young and old:
1. THE CONTEST: Bring your biggest, weirdest-looking squash from your own garden to the market info booth and enter to win a beautiful farmers market basket full of market goodies. Entries accepted and displayed until judging starts at 1:00 pm (The market opens at 10:– am so please do not bring entries before then). Squash will be judged by the experts: Our Market Farmers!
2. THE ZUCCHINI 500: Kids of all ages can make, then race, their very own vegetable vehicle. Car bodies and parts supplied by the farmers market. Races held continuously from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
3. MASTER CHEF COOKING DEMOS: Featuring great ideas with squash for both summer and fall. Plus, information from farmers, free recipes and ideas for making the most of local farm harvests!
The West Seattle Farmers Market takes place every Sunday from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. The Market is located in Downtown West Seattle in the heart of The Junction – on the corner of California and Alaska – in the parking lot behind Key Bank. More details are available at: www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org