Blog by Jesse R. Woodward

Do you want to experience the best locally produced farm goods, crafts and ready to eat foods? Look no further.

The 2017 Nelson Downtown Local Market is opening for its 8th season on June 14. This wonderful market takes place on the 400 block of Baker St. and is full of amazing handmade and created foods and crafts from the near by Kootenay region. The market runs each Wednesday from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm through to September 27th.

When you shop at this market you are directly supporting local farmers and artist which is so important for the econominc health of the Kootenay’s as a whole. Customers can rest assured that they are supporting the local economy due to the fact that 80% of each vendor’s wares must be made by them to be sold at this market. Come on down to this market every Wednesday, you will find fresh local produce and locally made products including jewellery, pottery, paintings, natural body care items, essential oils, fresh flowers, garden stepping stones, clothing, and more. Prepared foods include tacos, pad thai, cookies, crepes, baked goods, jams, syrups and more.

See you on Baker St. on June 14.