Seattle’s Ferry Farm Stand brings fresh produce to hungry commuters
Photo: tobiaseigen via Flickr.It’s a mid-week summer evening, and you’re making the commute back home to Bainbridge Island wondering what’s for dinner. You’re craving fresh, local produce, but you’re on a boat (you’re on a boat, everybody look at you!).
Lucky for you, this is a dinner dilemma no longer: Starting June 25, the Ferry Farm Stand will set up shop at the Bainbridge Island ferry terminal Wednesday evenings to serve commuters headed home on the busy 4:40 and 5:30 p.m. sailings. They’ll be offering convenient $5 bags of fruits and veggies picked from Bainbridge Island and North Kitsap farms.
The farm stand is a project of local nonprofit Sound Food and aims to encourage residents to eat foods grown closer to home while giving local farmers 100 percent of the proceeds. So do the ripe thing and grab a bag — your tastebuds will thank you.