The Oregon south coast offers a wide variety of farmer and artisan markets. Shopping and eating local is the best way to support our local communities. Make sure to visit each of these markets this season.
Old Town Marketplace in Bandon located next to the boardwalk in the big blue building. Every Friday and Saturday, 10-4, May 2nd-December.
A variety of local artisan vendors, fresh produce, regional garden plants and supplies, cheesecake, fresh seafood, and organic meats.
More information call: 541-347-3206 or click http://www.portofbandon.com/
Brookings-Harbor Farmer’s and Artisan’s Market located on Lower Harbor Road right on the boardwalk, hours are 10-4 on Saturdays with 2-day markets hours once a month during the peak of summer.
This market hosts over 40 vendors from the south coast and the neighboring Rogue Valley community offering offer organic produce, fresh eggs, artisan breads, hot tamales, jams and salad dressings, handcrafted items and much more. Senior Nutritional coupons are also accepted by farmers.
More information: click here: http://www.localharvest.org/brookings-harbor-farmers-and-artisans-market-M43587
The Coos Bay Farmers’ Market is located in downtown, on Central Avenue between Highway 101 South and 4th Avenue, hours are every Wednesday from 9 to 3, May 7, to October 29 and every Sunday 9 to 3 beginning August 3 to October 26.
This market hosts 50 vendors and is very popular and well attended each week. Many of their artisan crafters use materials from other vendors in the goods they craft.
More information: call 541-266-9706 or click: http://coosbaydowntown.org/farmers-market/
Coquille Farmer’s Market located at Mill Street and Highway 42 at light, hours are Saturdays 9 to whenever beginning April 5th through the end of October.
This is the first year in their new location making it able to accommodate more vendors and shoppers. It currently hosts a variety of artisans, fresh eggs, and produce vendors. They are looking for more vendors to join their market family.
More Information: 541-396-3191
The Port Orford Farmers’ Market located in the parking lot of the Port Orford Co-Op Building, 812 Oregon Street (aka Hwy 101), every Saturday from 9-1 from May 25th-November-ish.
They offer fresh local produce, plants, seafood and beef, eggs, honey, flowers, baked goods, plus handmade art & crafts, jewelry, and activities for kids.
More information: call 541-366-2067 or click here: http://www.portorfordcoop.org/