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Governor proclaims this Farmers Market Week


HEALTHFUL OPTION: A blueberry, cucumber salad is one of the recommended meal adjuncts to be found at Goldendale Farmers' Market, held on Saturday's in Ekone Park.

Governor Jay Inslee signed a proclamation designating Aug. 7-13 Farmers Market Week. In the proclamation, Inslee notes that Washington Agriculture generates $10 billion annually to the State's economy and that there are more than 170 farmers markets in the state.

One of those is in Goldendale. The Goldendale Farmers' Market is open on Saturdays in Ekone Park, north off SR142, aka East Broadway. The hours for the market are 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. In addition to fresh produce, the market also features music, hands on activities for children and much more.

This Saturday, music will be provided by Rick Johnston and the Goldendale Community Library will be on hand to provide kids activities.

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