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Farmers Market Flash – Events & Activities

Program Contact: Diane Smith, Faculty, Food Access Specialist
(360) 428-4270 ext. 235 •

Market Day

Farmers Market Flash makes a visit to your local farmers market every other week to provide:

Children’s Art Walks
Family Scavenger Hunts
Kids Activities
“Flash” Culinary Demos
Market Tours

Farmers Market “Flash” Classes

The farmers market “Flash” culinary class series teaches basic cooking skills and nutrition to farmers market shoppers, specifically limited-resource seniors and families with children, at the farmers market and in the community. Using the “Flash” class curriculum these demonstrations are quick, interactive, and specific to teaching selection, preparation, and storage tips about produce available at the farmers market.

Topics include:

  • Eating a Rainbow of Color
  • Favorite Fruits
  • Flavor Combinations
  • Leafy Greens
  • Root Vegetable Wonders
  • Pulse on Health

If you are interested, please contact our Project Coordinator, Shannon Bachtel, at for more information.


To learn more about what’s happening at the farmers market, click HERE.

This material is based upon work that is supported by the Food and Nutrition Services, U.S. Department of Agriculture, under award number FMSSG-1511944071 Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed on this website are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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