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Especially if that means you are scoring locally grown, organic produce at a farmers market. There is no better way to spend your last days of summer then by taking in the sights, sounds, smells, and tastes of Thurston Counties’ farmers markets. Plan to visit one of the region’s many farmers markets on your next trip to the greater Olympia area.CLICK HERE for more info.
Celebrating 40 years of success, the Olympia Farmers Market is Washington State's only vendor owned and operated market. Vendors must grow their produce locally. This means your produce was probably picked today! Visitors and locals alike enjoy lunch outside while listening to local bands. Grab a bite at Curry in a Hurry and settle in for an afternoon of fun. For a list of vendors and the music schedule CLICK HERE.

THE COMMONS AT FERTILE GROUND 

Located in the heart of downtown Olympia, owners Gail and Karen work hard to maintain a large garden, chickens and community supported agriculture. Their mission; urban sustainability and resilience. They also own and operate the Guest House at Fertile Grounds where you will find an authentic, local experience. Wake-up to an organic breakfast with seasonal ingredients grown on site, rest assured with earth-friendly cleaning practices, and bake your pizza in their wood fired outdoor oven. Don’t forget about their little sister properties;Ground Inn and Olybungalows.  CLICK HERE for more info.

The Tumwater Farmers Market is located on the southwest corner of Capitol Boulevard and Israel Road. Open Wednesdays from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, the Tumwater Farmers Market is the perfect way to break up a hectic week. You won’t want to miss the annual Dahlia Show on September 16th! CLICK HERE for more info.
Open May through December with flowers, produce, and much more; including, strawberries, raspberries, corn and a variety of row crops. This farm has so many fun things to choose from like the u-pick pumpkin patch in October, a Harvest Festival including a corn maze and so much more! After the pumpkin patch is picked through make sure to get your Christmas tree here!  Open for Christmas trees the day after Thanksgiving. CLICK HERE for more info.