Category Archive • Food

Now Hiring: Two Positions at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market

Third Place Commons currently has two open positions for the 2021 season at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market. The LFP Farmers Market, a food and plant focused market beginning its 16th season, is a friendly, well-established community of long-time vendors and dedicated shoppers. The market operated safely throughout the 2020 market season thanks to strict ...

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The LFP Farmers Market’s Sweet 16 – Take the Market Challenge!

Third Place Commons is turning 21 (finally!) this year, and the party is on! In fact, the Third Place Commons Finally 21 Online Party and Fundraiser is just around the corner on Saturday, March 6th at 5 PM. But, of course, Third Place Commons isn’t the only one enjoying a big birthday this year. The Commons’ ...

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A Year-End Message from Executive Director Amy

I want to start by saying thank you. If there is one thing I’ve learned in 2020, it’s how important community is. The community that I miss – that we all miss – inside the Commons space. The community who filled our farmers market all summer. The community who gathers every week in our virtual ...

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Don’t miss the LFP Thanksgiving Market on Sunday, November 22nd

Start making your shopping list now because the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is back just in time to get all your essentials for your upcoming holiday feasts. On Sunday, November 22nd from 10 AM to 2 PM, bundle up and head to the Town Center at Lake Forest Park for the annual Thanksgiving Mini-Market. Like ...

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Farmers Market Extended to Oct. 25th

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is going strong and has been extended one week. The market will now continue every Sunday throughout the month of October from 10 AM to 2 PM. Don’t miss these last few weeks to enjoy shopping in the fresh air for all the best in farm-fresh seasonal goodness, locally produced ...

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A Message from Market Manager Trinitee

What a summer it’s been! I don’t need to tell you that 2020 has been a year like no other, with countless unexpected challenges to overcome. But I would love to share with you some of the great things I’ve seen and learned since I joined the Third Place Commons team this summer as the ...

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Cherries, Berries, Increased SNAP Market Match & A Job Opening

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is swinging into gear in June with new hours and an increase in SNAP Market Match just as delicious seasonal fruit begins to arrive. This Sunday, 10 AM – 2 PM, head to the market to get your first cherries of the season. Collins Family Orchard will be there with ...

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NEW TIME & Memorial Day Updates for the LFP Farmers Market

This Memorial Day weekend brings a change to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market with a new time, Sunday from 10 AM to 2 PM. But while the day will be a tiny bit shorter, the market won’t be short of supplies for your happily physically distanced Memorial Day barbecues. No matter what you are ...

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Now Hiring: Market Manager & Market Set-Up Assistant

Would you love to be a part of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market community? Third Place Commons has two immediate openings for an experienced Market Manager and for a Market Set-up Assistant. The Market Manager is responsible for the overall success of the market and oversees the safe daily operations of the market, including set-up, ...

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