Here at the Olympia Farmers Market, we are proud of our community of local berry growers! These farmers and plant experts provide F.R.E.S.H. berries of outstanding quality and taste, directly from their farms to our customers. Berries will never look or taste like this when they come from a supermarket. Here’s your chance to support local and taste the real thing! Please note: Berry availably varies week to week depending on harvest and yield.
Pigman’s Produce Patch
Dean and Jan Pigman are celebrating 30 years of farming in the Nisqually Valley this year! They have 3 acres in production, where they grow vegetables and berries for sale at the Market. Using bumblebees as their main pollinators, they provide strawberries, raspberries and blueberries at the Market.Depending on the season and demand, they often offer U-Pick strawberries and raspberries at the farm. Contact the farm for the availability of U-Pick berries.
Johnson Berry Farm
James and Lisa Johnson own and operate a 40-acre berry farm in East Olympia. James is a 4th generation farmer, who has supported the Olympia Farmers Market for 40 years! At the peak of the season you can find them selling their fresh, Organic berries at the Market and at their farm stand. You can also find their award-winning jams and sauces year-round at the Market!They grow strawberries, red and golden raspberries, marionberries, tayberries, loganberries, boysenberries and blueberries.
Black River Blues
Nik and Rebecca Pitharoulis are owners and stewards of a 102-acre farm on the site of the first commercial blueberry farm in Washington State. This Rochester farm has 22 varieties of blueberries that ripen over an extended season! They offer U-Pick for many varieties. Contact the farm directly for theirU-Pick schedule.
Spooner Berry Farm
Tim and Sue Spooner have been farming berries together in Olympia since 1982. Their passion is to offer the sweetest and freshest berries to customers, so they only sell their berries on the same day they are picked! They offer strawberries, raspberries, marionberries and blueberries at the Market. They also offer their berries at many farm stands throughout the area.
Thinking about growing a few berries of your own? It’s a great way to create memories and legacies! And, we all love to post pics of our proud harvests and homemade treats! Lucky for you, we live in a region that allows a stunning range of berry plants to thrive – and the Farmers Market’s plant vendors are experts on the subject!
Burnt Ridge Nursery& Orchard
Michael and Carolyn Dolan run a family-owned, 20-acre farm in Onalaska, where they cultivate an impressive variety of berry plants suited for our area. Burnt Ridge is a one-stop-shop at the Market for fresh berries, jams, edible fruits and nuts, and their new line of fruit wines – as well as fruit/nut producing trees, vines and shrubs, and a large selection of Northwest native plants and ornamentals. Stop by the Market to check out their selection and discover something new to add to your garden. Available berry plants include: aronia,beautyberry, blackberry, blueberries, buffaloberry, cranberry, currant, elderberry, huckleberry, goji, gooseberry, goumi, honeyberry, huckleberry, jostaberry, kiwi, linden, lingonberry, mulberry, raspberry, salal, salmonberry, seaberry, strawberry, silverberry, snowberry, thimbleberry and wolfberry.
Alamere Herbs & Botanicals
John Kemp has a small farm on the Eastside of Olympia, where he harvests an abundance of common and unique plant varieties with just a 1/2 acre of production! He offers a variety of berry plants at the Market, including: aronia, blueberry, elderberry, evergreen and red huckleberry, salmonberry, and thimbleberry. Alamere has something for everyone, with their traditional herbs and medicinals, native beauties, and noteworthy specialties that draw the curiosity of many Market visitors. Coupled with John’s expert knowledge and commitment to sharing the ‘fruits’ of his labor, you are sure to findthe right plants for your needs.
Spring Creek Farm
Chris Robinson and Melissa Southwick have been running their small family farm in Rochester since 1996. Committed to maintaining a low environmental impact, their farm and home run on solar power! They are dedicated to providing the healthiest plants to our customers.Their wide selection includes vegetables, culinary and medicinal herbs, and they grow a variety of berry plants, including blueberries, currants, jostaberry, raspberries, and strawberries.