Category Archive • Market Bucks Food Assistance Program

A Year-End Message from Third Place Commons Board Members to YOU

December 2017 When you think of Third Place Commons, what do you think of first? Do you think of the arts? Of the live music and dancing? Of the Art-Ins, game nights, foreign language conversation groups, and other community meet-ups? Do you think of having lunch with friends or meeting with colleagues or having a coffee while ...

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Holiday Farmers Market & Crafts Fair – Sunday, 12/10

This Sunday, Dec. 10th is your last chance in 2017 to shop the bounty of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market and the ever-popular Holiday Crafts Fair! The special December farmers market will feature many of your favorite regular season vendors and plenty of options for yummy, fresh, and locally grown and raised produce, meats, fish, ...

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Give Back to Your Commons Community for #GivingTuesday

If you’re reading this, then you know that Third Place Commons serves our shared community like no other organization. From free music and dancing every Friday and Saturday night to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market from May to October, from weekly Kaleidoscope Play & Learn sessions for toddlers to weekly Mahjong Mondays for seniors, the ...

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No More Limit on Fresh Bucks Match at the LFP Farmers Market!

SNAP shoppers have reason to rejoice because the Fresh Bucks matching program has just announced that they have lifted the $10 cap on matching dollars for SNAP benefits. This is great news for SNAP recipients who shop at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market! Starting this Sunday, November 5th, 10 AM to 3 PM there is ...

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Special Fall Markets Start This Sunday, Nov. 5th!

Join us this coming Sunday, Nov. 5th from 10 AM to 3 PM for the first of our three Lake Forest Park Special Fall Farmers Markets! Don’t miss your chance to head back to the market for organic and fresh goodies from many of your favorite farmers plus delicious treats from local producers of all kinds. ...

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Halloween Closing Day Party at the Market Sunday, Oct 15th

The Lake Forest Park Farmers Market ends its regular season in grand style with a Closing Day Party this Sunday, October 15th from 10AM to 3PM. Shoppers at the Closing Day Party will be treated to a variety of giveaways including farmers market shopping bags, washable and reusable produce bags, mini bubbles for the little ...

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Feed the Alpacas at the Market on Oct. 8th

Sunday, October 8th, head to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market for the welcome return of everyone’s favorites, the Heart of Dreams Alpacas. Heart of Dreams is a small, family owned farm located in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. It sits on five acres of rolling pastures, which are home to a growing herd of ...

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Buskers at the Market – A great day of music on Sept. 24th!

Buskers at the Market – A great day of music on Sept. 24th!

This Sunday, September 24th, head to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market from 10-3 for Buskers Day at the Market, a full day of great music and fun. “What is a busker?” you ask. Buskers are street performers who serve up music or other creative entertainment in public spaces for tips (and to make folks happy, ...

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A Great Fall to Come at the Farmers Market

Summer may be coming to an end, but the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market is still going strong through the middle of October. Each Sunday you can count on finding a delectable selection of freshly grown fruits and vegetables from over a dozen small, family farms around the state. If meat and cheese are on the ...

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A Big and Bubbly Day at the Market on Aug. 20th

Don’t miss the fun at Family Day at the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this Sunday, 10am to 3pm! Family Day is co-presented by the City of Lake Forest Park and is filled with special family-friendly additions for one day only. LFP Mayor Jeff Johnson will be there handing out goodies and sharing community information. And ...

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