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U-District and West Seattle Farmers Markets Launch Incentive Passport Program and Stock New Spring Produce

The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance has launched a new incentive program at Seattle’s year-round farmers markets in the University District and West Seattle.

Collect at least 6 passport stamps by April 7th, 2013 to be entered into a drawing for gift certificates from Elliott Bay Brewery, Seattle Farmers Markets, Chaco Canyon, and more. Passports and passport stamps can be collected from the information booth at either market or at participating local businesses, including Elliott Bay Brewery, Husky Deli, Bakery Nouveau, and Chaco Canyon Cafe in both West Seattle and University District.

Odds of winning are great, thanks to the generosity of Seattle local business partners!

Featured at the West Seattle Farmers Market: Cascade Pies 

Apple, raspberry, blackberry, lemon poppyseed blueberry, blackberry lemon, cherry mocha, salted caramel apple.

Vegan options:  Pecan pie, peaches and crème, sweet potato. Savory: Veggie pot pie, coconut potato curry.

Featured at the U-District Farmers Market: Streetzeria wood-fired pizzas

Information from the Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance website at http://www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org/. Follow link for more details on passport program and new produce available.

About The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance: The Neighborhood Farmers Market Alliance is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to supporting and strengthening Washington’s small family farm businesses by creating and operating vibrant, successful neighborhood farmers markets. The NFMA organizes seven food and farm-focused farmers markets in Seattle: University District, West Seattle, Broadway, Columbia City, Phinney, Lake City and Magnolia. NFMA is a member of the Washington State Farmers Market Association and national Farmers Market Coalition and has been a leader in ensuring equal access to local, healthy food by promoting EBT at its markets since 1995.  Learn more at: http://www.seattlefarmersmarkets.org, visit us on Facebook andTwitter.

The Seattle Farmers Market Association (SFMA) also offers markets in Ballard, Madrona, and Wallingford. With a variety of local produce and foods, the SFMA markets mission is to support and strengthen Washington’s small farms and farming families, as well as the communities they serve.

The Not Yet Foundation shares the NFMA’s passion for preserving our local farmland as well as building healthy communities and has a special interest in supporting senior services.