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If you enjoy fresh farm products, value added farm foods, dried flowers, crafts and more, Pullman Fresh Farm Market will be paradise for you.
The new Wednesday-only market – a WSU Organic Farm, Pullman Chamber of Commerce and Whitman County Department of Health cooperative effort – is located in the parking lot of the Old Post Office Wine Gallery at 245 S.E. Paradise St. The market opened May 20 and will run on Wednesdays through Oct. 28. Hours are 4:30-6:30 p.m.
All items sold — including wine and processed foods — are grown and/or produced by local businesses. Also for sale are artisan breads, fresh herbs and grass-fed beef. Jams, jellies, cider and other processed foods can be sold, but were not among products offered May 20.
Supporting the market as a way to promote healthier eating habits, the health department provided informational pamphlets, seasonal recipes for fresh produce and also gave away free seed packets.
Tammy Lewis, Chamber executive director, said the market gives area farmers a mid-week sales location and residents a place to buy fresh products raised on the Palouse.
WSU Organic Farm manager, Brad Jaeckel, also manages the farm’s booth at the market. “We use this as a distribution point for customers in our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) program,” he said.
See online @ http://css.wsu.edu/organicfarm/CSA.htm
For additional information, contact the Pullman Chamber, 334-3565, www.pullmanchamber.com.