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Vancouver Farmers Market

Get fresh at Clark County’s six farmers markets

June 13, 2024, 6:05am Clark County Life

Nothing heralds the start of summer more than Clark County’s seasonal farmers markets, which are in full swing and will be open weekly through autumn. Read story

Keeping Vancouver Farmers Market open year-round ‘better than anyone expected’

April 19, 2024, 6:05am Business

When Vancouver Farmers Market managers announced last year their intent to operate over the winter months, there were questions about how it would go. Would people show up? Would vendors… Read story

Eliot Smith, aka the Patron Saint of Knives, estimates that he sharpens 46 knives a day in his Vancouver home workshop. The former hospital security guard is looking for an apprentice to inherit his business.

Patron Saint of Knives sharpens blades at his Vancouver workshop – and he’s looking for an apprentice

Eliot Smith, aka the Patron Saint of Knives, estimates that he sharpens 46 knives a day in his Vancouver home workshop. The former hospital security guard is looking for an apprentice to inherit his business.

March 14, 2024, 6:02am Business

If you’ve ever tried to cut a tomato with a dull blade, you know why it’s important to keep knives sharp. But who can restore your worn blades to their former razor-edged glory? Read story

Paraeducator Zayla Wollen walks with students on the first day of school at Fruit Valley Elementary School on  Aug. 30, 2022.

Vancouver Public Schools expected to cut 262 positions to make up $35 million shortfall

Paraeducator Zayla Wollen walks with students on the first day of school at Fruit Valley Elementary School on  Aug. 30, 2022.

March 8, 2024, 10:36am Clark County News

The Vancouver school district is proposing to cut nearly 262 positions to alleviate a $35 million budget deficit, according to a document included in next week’s board meeting agenda. Read story

A sandwich board advertises the benefits of using an EBT card at the Vancouver Farmers Market.

Vancouver Farmers Market, Papa Murphy’s see impact after rollback in food stamps

A sandwich board advertises the benefits of using an EBT card at the Vancouver Farmers Market.

March 7, 2024, 6:03am Clark County News

After a rollback in food stamps one year ago, people have had fewer Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program benefits to spend at local businesses. Read story

A colorful mural on the side of the new Fourth Plain Community Commons celebrates the diversity of the neighborhood and its residents.

Fourth Plain Community Commons opens, adding to stock of affordable housing in Vancouver

A colorful mural on the side of the new Fourth Plain Community Commons celebrates the diversity of the neighborhood and its residents.

September 25, 2023, 2:40pm Clark County News

With the snip of a red ribbon, Vancouver welcomed its newest affordable housing building on Saturday. Read story

Vancouver Farmer's Market hired a new market manager, and is celebrating National Farmer's Market Week.

Vancouver Farmers Market plans for shift to year-round

Vancouver Farmer's Market hired a new market manager, and is celebrating National Farmer's Market Week.

August 22, 2023, 6:10am Business

As life in Clark County has returned to normal after the pandemic, so have big community events. The Vancouver Farmers Market is a perfect example of that. For months, the market was closed or restricted by government regulations. Now, it’s thriving. Read story

Brett Adams pours pellets into machinery at Cellar Mushrooms in Vancouver. Adams co-owns the urban farm, which uses pellets in its growing process. The growing process is largely done indoors -- a budding trend in Clark County.

Clark County farmers get inside urban farming

Brett Adams pours pellets into machinery at Cellar Mushrooms in Vancouver. Adams co-owns the urban farm, which uses pellets in its growing process. The growing process is largely done indoors -- a budding trend in Clark County.

July 11, 2023, 6:06am Business

With the evolution of technology, farmers no longer need to dedicate land to grow crops. They can do it indoors with a much smaller footprint. Clark County has begun to see these types of farms spring up in recent years. Read story

Children play on the merry-go-round at the newly reopened Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver. The merry-go-round is at ground level and has seats to make it more accessible to kids with different abilities.

Vancouver’s Esther Short Park now has a playground for everybody

Children play on the merry-go-round at the newly reopened Esther Short Park in downtown Vancouver. The merry-go-round is at ground level and has seats to make it more accessible to kids with different abilities.

April 29, 2023, 8:57pm Clark County News

Shrieks and shouts of joy filled Esther Short Park on Saturday morning as kids in tie-dye, Keens and shirts boasting images of cartoon characters and superheroes moved throughout the newly reopened playground. Read story

Emily Corsen, now 12 years old, shows off her succulents for sale during the Vancouver Farmers Market's kid market in 2019. The market has now partnered with the Greater Vancouver Chamber to provide free booths for young entrepreneurs and training to create and implement a business plan.

Vancouver Farmers Market’s Junior Market calling all whiz kids

Emily Corsen, now 12 years old, shows off her succulents for sale during the Vancouver Farmers Market's kid market in 2019. The market has now partnered with the Greater Vancouver Chamber to provide free booths for young entrepreneurs and training to create and implement a business plan.

April 23, 2022, 6:02am Clark County News

Kids can get the chance to test out their entrepreneurial spirit this year at the Vancouver Farmers Market’s Junior Market. Read story