Silk Road Quartet performs at opening day of the Mercer Island Farmers Market on June 3. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Silk Road Quartet performs at opening day of the Mercer Island Farmers Market on June 3. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Mercer Island Farmers Market opens for 11th season

The market will operate on Sunday mornings from June 3 to Oct. 7.

The Mercer Island Farmers Market opened for its 2018 season on June 3, bringing Islanders together for the 11th year.

The main market season will run on Sundays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., June 3 to Oct. 7. It is located at the intersection of Southeast 32nd Street and 77th Avenue Southeast (on the north end of Mercerdale Park).

Throughout the season there will be free live music, kid’s activities and produce tastings. Craft and artisan vendors, including Coco Beza, Healy Originals and Semilla Designs, will participate in June and at the Harvest Market in November.

For a full list of MIFM events, business sponsors and community partners, visit www.mifarmersmarket.org. You can also find MIFM on Facebook and Instagram.

Islanders can enjoy a selection of prepared foods at their farmers market, including Patty Pan Grill. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Islanders can enjoy a selection of prepared foods at their farmers market, including Patty Pan Grill. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Volunteers at the children’s table at the Mercer Island Farmers Market teach kids how to plant sunflowers. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Volunteers at the children’s table at the Mercer Island Farmers Market teach kids how to plant sunflowers. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Community members stroll through the farmers market in downtown Mercer Island on June 3. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Community members stroll through the farmers market in downtown Mercer Island on June 3. Katie Metzger/staff photo

A market goer admires the produce at Lettuce Love Farm. Katie Metzger/staff photo

A market goer admires the produce at Lettuce Love Farm. Katie Metzger/staff photo

A large sign welcomes patrons to the first Mercer Island Farmers Market of the season on June 3. Katie Metzger/staff photo

A large sign welcomes patrons to the first Mercer Island Farmers Market of the season on June 3. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Tomatoes and many other types of produce can be found at the Mercer Island Farmers Market. Katie Metzger/staff photo

Tomatoes and many other types of produce can be found at the Mercer Island Farmers Market. Katie Metzger/staff photo

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