Pierce County Farms — 06 September 2011

Pierce county is a wonderful place for people who love good, local, fresh food. From community gardens to farm shares Pierce County is the place to eat. Here are some of our favorites:

The Tacoma Food Coop – A member owned affordable natural foods store in Tacoma’s 6th Avenue District, Tacoma has been anticipating it’s own food coop for a long time, and it’s finally open. Check out their blog here.

Community Gardens – There are community gardens all over Pierce County from Proctor to Puyallup– and Grow Local Tacoma has created this great map showing you where the closest community garden is to your neck of the woods!

Farm Share – What could be better than having your own farm? How about all the vegetables delivered to your door and none of the work?  Yeah.  Sounds pretty good to us, too!  There are several companies in Pierce County that provide farm shares including:

Farmers Markets – Farmers markets are not just a great place to pick up fresh fruits and vegetables, they’re a place where communities come together.  Pierce County is home to a number of great farmers markets, most famously for those in Puyallup and Tacoma.


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