BeeKings Raw Honey of Puyallup is one of the vendors who kicked off the 15th season of the Federal Way Farmers Market last Saturday. Courtesy Bruce Honda

BeeKings Raw Honey of Puyallup is one of the vendors who kicked off the 15th season of the Federal Way Farmers Market last Saturday. Courtesy Bruce Honda

Federal Way Farmers Market kicks off 15th season

Market is open from 9 a.m .to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27

Sunny skies greeted shoppers last Saturday for the opening day of the Federal Way Farmers Market, now in its 15th year.

The market, which features features farm fresh produce, fresh flowers, artisans and craftsmen as well as a variety of booths featuring businesses and community organizations, is open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays through Oct. 27 in The Commons parking lot.

On Sept. 22, the Farmers Market will host the Taste of Federal Way, which replaces the annual chili cookoff.

The fundraising event will showcase a range of local restaurants, including Black Bear Diner, El Barrio, East India Grill, Jimmy Mac’s Roadhouse, Gino’s, K.C. Deez Barbecue, Hae Song Korean Barbecue, Pac Island Grill and the Ram.

The ticket price of $15 includes a taste from each of the restaurants, a drink and a dessert. For more information, check out the market at federalwayfarmersmarket.com.

Fresh produce is one of the many items shoppers can find at the Federal Way Farmers Market. Courtesy Shelley Pauls

Fresh produce is one of the many items shoppers can find at the Federal Way Farmers Market. Courtesy Shelley Pauls

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