Mercer Island Farmers Market's Opening Day is June 7

June 1, 2015 | by Erin Sirianni

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The Mercer Island Farmers Market is celebrating its Opening Day for the 2015 season this Sunday, June 7th, from 10 am to 3 pm.

The market will feature a full list of vendors (listed below) and live music by Patrick Dougherty and Friends and by the Reuben James Trio, who will play popular folk, blues, roots and country music. At the Children’s Table, Judy Witmer will invite children to plant a sunflower seed to watch grow in their garden over the summer.

Check out this delicious line-up:

Mercer Island Farmers Market produceFresh foods from the farm, field or sea

  • Ahtanum Berry Patch – Blackberries
  • Alvarez Organic Farm – Vegetables, garlic, peanuts, onions, peppers fresh & roasted
  • Bao Gardens Flowers – Flowers & vegetables
  • Collins Family Orchards – New & Traditional Fruits
  • Finn River Cidery – Farmcrafted hard ciders
  • Fishing Vessel St. Jude – Premium albacore tuna
  • Growing Washington – Bountiful, beautiful array of produce from Alm Hill Gardens
  • Hayton Berry Farm – Berries Galore
  • Holmquist Hazelnuts – Superior hazelnuts from a family-run farm
  • Hedlin Family Farm Produce – Produce galore
  • Jeb’s Wild Salmon – A Family Fishes
  • Kittitas Valley Greenhouse Tomatoes – Fantastic tomatoes: modern & heritage
  • Little Brown Farm – Goat Cheese: Passion for goats & cheese
  • Lyall Farms – Amazing fruits & vegetables
  • Martin Family Orchard – Juiciest soft fruit – Starts June 22
  • Moua Garden Flowers – Flowers & vegetables
  • Olsen Farms – Gourmet potatoes and natural beef, pork and lamb
  • Sidhu Berry Farm – Organic blueberries & more
  • Skagit Sun Berries – Sweet, flavorful berries
  • Sky Valley Family Farm – Eggs, chicken & duck that are pasture raised in certified organic fields
  • True Her Garden – Flowers & vegetables

Artisan Foods

  • 11 Olives – Small batch, California olive oils
  • A Taste of Eden – Olive oil fresh-pressed at the centuries-old groves in Andalulcia region of Spain*
  • Britt’s Pickles – Pickles naturally fermented in oak barrels; a live culture food full of probiotic activity
  • Ellenos Real Greek Yogurt– Milk sourced DIRECTLY from LOCAL farmers, combined with our secret blend of probiotic cultures.
  • High 5 Pie – a perfect blend of old fashioned goodness with some exciting seasonal offerings
  • Island Treats – artfully crafted caramels, toffees and marshmallows using only the highest quality ingredients, as locally sourced as possible
  • La Pasta – Fresh pasta & sauces
  • Local Bun Microbakery – inspiring, artisan crafted small cakes, buns & granola
  • Lower Case Brewery
  • Middlefork Roasters Coffee – Coffee Time!
  • Piccola Cellars Wine – Specializing in Washington State wines on tap
  • Pinckney Cookie Café – Chocolate chip cookies; super premium chocolate is the #1 ingredient!
  • Shen Zen Tea – Japanese teas, calming and awakening
  • Seven Red Tangines
  • Starvation Alley – Organic cranberries & more
  • Stopsky’s – Pickles & Preserves
  • Thyme and Season – Soup Mix and Seasoning purveyors, using local and highest quality ingredients
  • Timber City Ginger Beer – Fresh, spicy ginger beer that refreshes and stimulates your sense

Ready-to-Eat Foods

  • Buns Gourmet Natural Burgers – Not your daddy’s burger*
  • Fish Basket – Food truck featuring fish and chips, chowder, and other fresh seafood eats.*
  • Fusion on the Run – A fusion taco/ banh mi sandwich truck with twists on the favorites*
  • Got Soup? – Amazing varieties every week: fresh, local, organic soups
  • I Love My GFF – Gluten Free Food, ready to eat quinoa bowls with veggies, chicken & amazing flavor
  • Kiss My Grits – Food truck bringing, grits & seafood, collards & cornbread and other Southern comfort.
  • Patty Pan Grill – Grilled veggie quesadillas & tamales
  • Pedal Smoothies – Make your own smoothie
  • Street Treats – Ice cream truck featuring root beer floats & ice cream treats
  • Veraci Pizza – Award-winning wood-fired pizza featuring a delicious ultra-thin artisan crust with traditional or innovative toppings
  • Whidbey Island Ice Cream – Ultra Premium Ice Cream, small batch, locally sourced ingredients, by the bar or pint

*Schedule varies
Learn more about the Mercer Island Farmers Market by visiting their website at