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Downtown Bend Farmers Market set to begin its 2024 season on May 1; here’s who shoppers can choose from this year

Visitors to the Bend Farmers Market can choose for a variety of fresh items
Bend Farmers Market
Visitors to the Bend Farmers Market can choose for a variety of fresh items

BEND, Ore. (KTVZ) -- - On Wednesday, May 1, the Downtown Bend Farmers Market kicks off its 2024 season in Brooks Street Alley between Franklin and Oregon avenues. The much-anticipated return of the downtown market marks the beginning of a season filled with local flavors, community spirit, and farm-fresh goodness.

"We invite locals and visitors to join us on May 1st to celebrate the start of another exciting season," said Amy Vanderlaan, BFM Board President.  "Whether you're a longtime supporter or a first-time visitor, there's something for everyone to enjoy at the Bend Farmers Market."

The Bend Farmers Market (BFM) is a true farmers market, dedicated to supporting the viability of local farmers, ranchers and food producers who offer fresh local produce, protein and farm products to the people of Central Oregon. Market visitors can expect to find an abundance of seasonal produce, freshly baked goods, handcrafted artisanal food products, and much more.

Each vendor brings unique offerings, ensuring there's something for every taste and preference. With an emphasis on quality, sustainability, and supporting local producers, the market provides an opportunity for shoppers to make a positive impact on their community while enjoying the freshest ingredients Oregon has to offer.

The BFM welcomes visitors to shop with EBT/SNAP benefits and offers a $20 match each week through the Double Up Food Bucks to spend on fresh produce, and a $6 match each week to spend on cheese, meat, poultry and seafood through the Protein Perks! program.

The Market will run every Wednesday from 11am - 3pm May 1 to October 9.

Wednesday Market Vendors:

Abbott Farms, Bend Breakfast Burrito, Berkey’s Blueberries, Bohemian Roastery, Boundless Farmstead, BrandyWine Fisheries, Broadus Bees, Compassion Kombucha, Curmuffins, Dan's Smoked Salmon, DD Ranch, Deschutes Canyon Garlic, Deschutes Gourmet Mushrooms, Deschutes Produce, Farmhouse Pies, Fibonacci Farms, Field’s Grassfed Beef, FixaFoods, Gather Nuts, Halfway Farm, Happy Harvest Farm, Hummus Stop, Lazy Z Ranch, Lidia's Chocolate, M's Bakery, Marquam Hill Berries, Mill Fire Baking, Noosh, Not Bread, North 44 Farm, Oh Ghee, Oregon Spirit Distillers, Upriver Organics, Pine Mountain Ranch, Rainshadow Organics, Rawmona's Kitchen, Rooper Ranch, Sungrounded Farm, Sweet Bean Provisions, The Crows Croft, Tumalo Lavender, and Zodiac Farms.

For more information, please contact Ann Pistacchi-Peck, or visit

Bend Farmer’s Market | The Bend Farmer’s Market has been an institution in Central Oregon for more than 20 years. Its mission is to create and sustain a centralized market that provides fresh, local produce and farm products to its Central Oregon community, both providing a viable market for its local farmers and enhancing the business, nutritional, and community health of Central Oregon. 

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