Looking to pick up some local gifts and grub? Yamhill County farmers’ markets have you covered. Selling everything from fresh fruit and produce to filberts, most farmers’ markets start up in May and last through the Fall. In addition to weekly markets with vendors, you can find local flavors at various farm stores in the area. Mark these market days on your calendar and enjoy the tastes of the season.
From mushrooms and flowers to honey and food trucks, everything about the Newberg farmers’ market is truly local. Stop and meet the farmers and makers and enjoy live music in Francis Square downtown every Wednesday.
Wednesdays 1:30pm to 6 pm, late May through September
Downtown/First Street, Newberg
Held downtown since 2001, the McMinnville Farmers’ Market is one of the largest markets in the area. Tents filled with crafts, flowers and food line the street and visitors enjoy wine tasting and live music each week.
Thursdays -1 pm to 6 pm, May 21 through October 8
Downtown/3rd Street, McMinnville
McMinnville at the Grange
The farmers’ market at the McMinnville Grange is open year-round and offers a little bit of everything including locally grown produce, baked goods, and unique handmade artisan items. Held indoors until the end of May, it moves outside during summer months.
Saturdays – 10 am to 2 pm, year-round
1700 Old Sheridan Road, McMinnville
Local and intimate, Willamina’s farmers’ market is “small but mighty.” Shop for seasonal fruit and vegetables as well as meat, eggs, baked goods and handcrafted teas and be sure little ones stop by the kids craft table.
Sundays – 10am to 2pm, opening June 28
The corner of Main and C Street, Willamina
Family owned and operated since 1975, Bernard’s Farm offers u-pick and pre-picked berries as well as hazelnuts, honey and jams.
18755 OR-18, McMinnville, (503) 472-4933, bernardsfarm.com
Opened in 2005, Kookoolan Farms in Yamhill sells grassfed beef and lamb alongside organic chicken, mead and kombucha in their farmstore or as part of a CSA.
15713 Highway 47, Yamhill, kookoolanfarms.com
Open Saturdays and Sundays, this quaint farmstore outside of Newberg features local products such as gluten-free grain mixes, handmade soaps, seasonal produce and lavender and hazelnut products.
Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm
17733 NE North Valley Road, Newberg, cflats.com
Briar Rose Creamery
Purchase award-winning cheeses straight from the source at Briar Rose’s farm store and tasting room, open to the public every Friday & Saturday 12-5pm or weekdays by appointment only.
19231 NE Fairview Drive, Dundee, briarrosecreamery.com