There are two Eastern Sierra Certified Farmers’ Market locations – Bishop Farmers’ Market is open Saturday’s June through October – 9:00 a.m. to noon and is located westerly of Hwy 395 on Church Street, directly behind City Hall. Mammoth Lakes Skip’s Outdoor Market is open Wednesday’s from July 1 through August/September – 4-7 p.m. and is located on Hwy 203 at the Mammoth Luxury Outlet Mall.
There are many return farmers and vendors to both Markets as well as some new additions. Seasonal items to be offered are apricots, peaches, nectarines, berries, carrots, kale, beets, chard, lettuce, radishes, kohlrabi, cabbage, garlic, onions, leeks, broccoli, Japanese summer turnips, lavender, chicken eggs, flowers, herbs, etc. As the season progresses, tomatoes, potatoes, zucchini, eggplant, peppers, corn, apples, melons, duck eggs, and more will be added to the markets offerings.
New elements for the Bishop Farmers’ Market include baked goods, health and wellness products, and a drawing for a basket of produce and other goodies donated by the farmers and others in appreciation of the communities support.
ESCFM is always looking for new farmers/gardeners. For the Bishop location contact Sue at (760) 937-6768 or by e-mail at [email protected] for the Mammoth location contact Claire at (949) 887-7123or by e-mail at [email protected]. To become a vendor, artist, or entertainer adjacent to the market contact Karey Poole at Bishop City Hall, Lynn Cooper with Inyo Council for the Arts, or Sue at (760) 937-6768.