The Ballard Farmers Market is officially the best large market in the state.
The Washington State Farmers Market Association has named Ballard as the Best Large Market of the Year (56+ vendors) for 2011. Market Master Judy Kirkhuff learned of the award at the WSFMA annual conference over the weekend in Leavenworth.
The entire list of winners:
Large Market of the Year: Ballard
Medium Market of the Year: Port Angeles
Small Market of the Year: Chewelah
Manager of the Year: Jennifer Wiecking – Wenatchee Valley
Farmer of the Year: Jason Silvo & Siri Erickson-Brown
Advocate of the Year: Chris Curtis
Lifetime Achievement Award: Terry & Dick Carkner