Category Archive • Market Bucks Food Assistance Program

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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LFP Farmers Market Is Open – Take the Shopper Oath NOW

The ever popular Lake Forest Park Farmers Market opens this Sunday, May 10th (10 AM to 3 PM), and it will once again be chock-full of your favorite market fresh foods and Mother’s Day flowers. However, there will also be some big changes as the market evolves to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic to ensure that ...

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Please GiveBIG TODAY – Your Support Means More Than Ever Now!

We want to get straight to the point because the need is real. We’re writing to ask for your support for Third Place Commons, the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market, and the Market Bucks food assistance program. Will you make a GiveBIG gift today? This week GiveBIG is partnering with #GivingTuesday to bring us a big 48-hour ...

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Response to Coronavirus & COVID-19

To Our Beloved Commons Community, In response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus causing COVID-19 in King County and beyond, we want to share with you an update about how Third Place Commons is responding and what you can expect in the weeks to come. Annual Fundraising Breakfast & 20th Anniversary Celebration This week, we made the ...

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A Message from Co-Founder Ros Bird

On the eve of a new decade, I invite you to join me in celebrating an auspicious occasion. In 2020, Third Place Commons will celebrate its 20th anniversary as a nonprofit organization creating real community in real space. That’s 20 years of fostering a vibrant, connected community where we engage, build, and thrive together. Will ...

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Holiday Farmers Market & Crafts Fair this Sunday, 12/15

You won’t find better holiday shopping than this Sunday, December 15th from 10-3 at Third Place Commons’ annual indoor Lake Forest Park Holiday Farmers Market and Crafts Fair. Yes, ‘tis the season of gift giving and there will be delightful, unique, and handmade gifts for one and all at the LFP Holiday Crafts Fair. Whether you’re ...

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So Much Fun Stuff in December!

Every December at Third Place Commons is a busy one. Holiday events abound, this year more so than ever! The month is filled with music, dance, family-friendly programs a-plenty (including Caspar Babypants!), and one more beloved farmers market and crafts fair. Here’s a quick look at a veritable feast of holiday fare to get you in ...

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Mark Your Calendars for Two Special LFP Farmers Markets & Holiday Crafts Fairs

‘Tis the season for holidays galore. And they won’t be complete without pre-holiday stops at two special indoor editions of the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market plus two fantastic crafts fairs for all your shopping needs. The annual Thanksgiving Farmers Market & Crafts Fair will take place on Sunday, November 24th, while the Holiday Farmers Market ...

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It’s Family Day at the LFP Farmers Market – Aug. 11th!

Grab the kiddos and head down to the Lake Forest Park Farmers Market this Sunday, August 11th for Family Day at the Market. Presented by Third Place Commons, the LFP Farmers Market takes place every Sunday, 10-3, and regularly brings you a delectable assortment of fresh and locally produced fruits, vegetables, meat, fish, and fantastic specialty ...

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