Come on down to the wharf at Lake Union Park! Take a break from work, get some fresh air and enjoy one of the best views of the Blue Angels from the Decks of the Virginia V at South Lake Union Thursday, August 4th This week at Farmboat’s floating market you’ll enjoy a great assortment of fruit and veggies from Marshland Orchards and West Seattle Produce, including beets, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, kale, lettuce, turnips, radishes, rutabagas and more. Continue reading
Nollies is back after taking a break last week from the barrage of taco trucks that descended on the park. Nollies will have soups, farm fresh salads, pasties, sausage and baked goods. The weather will be nice, so plan on taking a break from the office and come enjoy a relaxing meal from the top decks of the Virginia V. – Bring your co-workers too! Wave to the boaters out on the lake and find out why people are just plane happier when they are near the water. Continue reading
This week at the FarmBoat Floating Market you’ll find lots of local produce for healthy meal planning and dining. We have red beets, cabbage, cauliflower, cucumbers, dinosaur and flat curly kale, lettuce – romaine, red and green leaf, pearl white onions, spinach, turnips, tomatoes, broccoli, radishes and cucumber lemon and bell peppers. Continue reading
In spite of Seattle’s weather forecast, please join us at the FarmBoat Floating Market for lots of healthy local produce including Arugula, beets, cauliflower, broccoli, bok choy, cucumbers, kale, varieties of lettuce, onions, rainbow peppers, spinach, radishes, tomatoes, turnips and parsley. Local organic cherries and raspberries – the perfect selection for your lunch and dinner needs! Continue reading
The Sun has been shining! That means loads of fresh wholesome local produce is here and ready to be devoured! Broccoli, Peppers, Tomatoes, Cucumbers, Salad Greens, Onions, Kale, Beets, and more! Plus tasty cherries, and strawberries. Continue reading
FarmBoat debuts restored antique skiff for dockside market at Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival. The Cvita is a farm scow built in the 1930’s for beach seine (net) salmon fishing and ship to shore cargo transport along the shores of the Lower Columbia River. These types of vessels were often used by farmers to transport crops from the beach to waiting steamers.
Patrons gather to sample fresh local strawberries and cherries at the dock and learn about FarmBoat programs. The Annual Lake Union Wooden Boat Festival is hosted by the Center for Wooden Boats. This year’s event is open to the public through July 4th weekend.
The goodies Nollies is serving up this Thursday include (but are definitely not limited to): Wild Rice and Kale Salad, Caprese Salad, Gluten-Free Pasta Salad, Perfect Protein Salad, Cookies (chocolate chip, orange creamsicle, deep dark chocolate, snickerdoodle, molasses) an assortment of gluten-free baked goods (cookies, muffins, cinnamon rolls), fruit empanadas, muffins, and coffee. Continue reading
It’s time to start rolling in the Summer fruit. Rumor has it that West Seattle produce will be selling local bing cherries and other ready to eat fruits. We will have a growing assortment of FRESH greens too – including Broccoli , Kale, Assorted Lettuce, Beet Greens, Collard, Bok Choy, Green Onions, Ultra Crisp Cucumbers. Plus delicious Cherry Tomatoes, regular tomatoes, colorful peppers and more.
Here are some photos from our recent Thursday markets aboard the historic Virginia V.
Looks like it’s going to be a bright and sunny market day tomorrow. Come on down to the shores of Lake Union Park for the FarmBoat Floating Market and meet some new vendors: Crafted Artisan Coffee by Hart Coffeee, Fine Olive Oils & Balsamics by 11 Olives, French Bakery Breads by Boulangerie Nantaise , Medicinal Herbs by Sister Sage Herbs, Loads of Fresh Local Veggies including lots of greens, Bell & Hot peppers, tomatoes, and More! Buy lunch and go on a tour of the lake aboard the Ice Cream Boat! Or just hang out on the old steamship Virginia V and enjoy the scenery. Meet fun people and help us make this the #1 funky-cool lunch and shopping destination in the city.
Always FREE Admission!
Every Thursday from 11:00 Am to 3:00 PM
Aboard the Historic Steamship Virginia V
at Lake Union Park Wharf
860 Terry Ave N., Seattle