Submitted by Olympia Farmers Market

The Olympia Farmers Market is pleased to announce a summer recipe contest. Anyone, regardless of culinary expertise, is eligible to enter. The primary ingredients of the recipe should be sourced from The Olympia Farmers Market (excluding baking ingredients, flour, sugar, butter, spices, etc.) Recipe may be in any food category, including desserts, entrees, appetizer, etc.

Recipes must be submitted by September 30, 2018, and include the written recipe and at least one high-quality photo of the finished recipe. Participants can submit the entries 3 ways, via email to, on Facebook at, or on Instagram, tag @olympiafarmersmarket using the hashtag #olympiafarmersmarketcontest

Social media entries must also include the written recipe and at least one photo of the finished recipe.

Winning recipes will be judged and selected by culinary experts Michael Holbein and Brad Thompson of Our Table restaurant and critiqued on overall appetite appeal and originality. The winner will receive $20 Olympia Farmers Market Gift Certificate and be featured on the Farmers Market website, on social media, and in an upcoming Farmers Market newsletter.

Get creative, have fun, and good luck!

  • WHO: Olympia Farmers Market, any community members interested in participation
  • WHAT: Farmers Market Summer Recipe Contest
  • WHEN: Beginning September 1, 2018 Deadline: September 30, 2018
  • WHERE: The Olympia Farmers Market, 700 Capitol Way S, Olympia, WA 98501

ABOUT THE OLYMPIA FARMERS MARKET: In operation since 1975, the mission of the Olympia Farmers Market is to promote and encourage the development of local, small-scale agriculture and ensure a dynamic market balance for small, local growers and others to make available their products to residents of this community. We are proud to be an active component of the Olympia community for 40+ years. Centrally located at the northernmost point on Capitol Way in downtown Olympia, Market shoppers will enjoy local produce, fresh fruit, artisan crafts, baked goods, meat & dairy, with eight distinct restaurants, all set to daily live music. In the over 150 days of our year-round market season, we hope to see you at the Market!

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