The Sooke Country Market is set to open for its 22st season on Saturday May 6. The market, which takes place on Otter Point Road across from Eustace Road in downtown Sooke, is a rain or shine event that operates on Saturdays from 10 am until 2 pm right through into early October.
Sooke region producers will unveil their fresh grown produce, plant starts, seeds and preserves, artisan bakers will tempt with delicious home baked breads, pastries and nourishing snacks. Fine artists and craftsmen enhance the festive market with body care products, unique handcrafted jewelry, knitted creations and unique west coast inspired art. Local performer Gord Phillips will be playing from 11 am- 1 pm.
The Sooke Country Market provides consumers access to locally grown, farm fresh produce and this community-run market gives customers a unique opportunity to meet and get to know the people who grow and make their food.
“2017 is looking to be a terrific year for the market with a great collection of vendors and performers” said Teresa Willman, Sooke Country Market’s manager. New vendors, musicians and non-profits are welcome and encouraged to check out our website.
Everyone in the community has something to contribute to a local market, whichever side of the table you are on. Be part of the growing market movement and come out for an unbeatable Saturday morning experience at the Sooke Country Market. There’s no better way to strengthen your local community than to shop and eat locally! Make sure to mark May 6 on your calendar and be part of the heart of Sooke this summer.
Sooke Country Market opens on Saturday May 6 running from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., rain or shine, at Otter Point Road across from Eustace Road. It continues every Saturday through early October. Visit them online for more information.