Come on down to the Lake Union Floating Market aboard the historic Steamship Virginia V and sample some amazing gourmet olive oil from 11 Olives. They are a new local company making tasty infused oils and balsamics.
Things are starting to appear in the fields. Better late than never they say. We have fresh cucumbers, lettuce greens, rainbow chard, green onions, carrots, and more. Nollies is serving hot lunch from local items – it gets better every week. Trevani Truffles are absolutely amazing. The best you will probably ever find.
It’s been a very cold spring. Some farmers say the coolest, grayest and wettest on record. Well, enough of the bleak news. Things are starting to grow. We will have FRESH spinach, chard, cucumbers, baby bok choy, beat greens radishes and more from Marshland Orchards up the river in Maultby.
Spring is finally here and things are finally growing again after a very long cold season. Come join us at the FarmBoat Floating Market aboard the historic steamship Virginia V. The market will operate from 11-3 Thursdays. Come have lunch, shop local treats, and enjoy the view! Lake Union Park Wharf (860 Terry Avenue). We will have some early local produce from a couple favorite farms. It’s still a bit early for the big local bounty, but come down and show your support. Continue reading
Join us for the last Farmboat Floating Market for the Season! We will have festive holiday foods and highly nutritious local produce for your holiday feasts! If you haven’t been to the Farmboat Floating Market aboard the Virginia V, this will be your last chance until next spring. So stock up! Continue reading
Spread the word! Nollies Got Lunch FOOD on the old steam boat at Lake Union Park! Here’s the menu:
In an effort to increase awareness for the Holiday Floating Market at Lake Union Park on Thursdays, Farmboat scheduled spots to run on KPLU radio. The underwriting announcement will air over the next weekend on the NPR affiliate station. (Click Here to Play Announcement)
The Holiday Season is a wonderful time of year to wander down to the waterfront at the new Lake Union Park and partake in the romance of a century ago. We will have LIVE music, locally crafted gifts, gourmet foods and local produce onboard the historic steamship Virginia V.
Think local gifts this season!:Organic Gourmet Granola, Trevani Truffles, Pete’s Perfect Toffee, and McSweet Pickled Gourmet.
For your employees, coworkers, clients, and associates, we have a variety of corporate gift buying opportunities for you. Show them that you support the local economy this year and order your company’s gifts from our vendors!
Welcome Aboard the Historic Steamship Virginia V!
Can you believe it’s already December?! It’s time we had a little fun and enjoy the holiday season. Joining us this week is Nollies. They will be making your walk down to Lake Union Park well worth while with HOT Chili Soup, sandwiches and other tantalizing gourmet delights. While you are there, check out the ship. The Virginia V was built in 1922 to transport farm goods from ports around Puget Sound to Seattle. She still has her original steam engine! Crew will be onboard to give tours and share sea amazing stories from long ago.
Want to get the most value out of the healthy local foods you buy at our markets? Stretching your mussels and working your joints improves blood circulation. You blood carries nutrients and oxygen to your cells. The better the blood flow, the more nutrients your cells are able to absorb. Continue reading