Feel Good Friday: Fresh Farmers Markets

Powered by our community partners at Multicare Health Systems and Greater Tacoma Community Foundation.

Shop Fresh at Farmers Markets 

Farmers markets are considered essential, like grocery stores, and some have opened or are planning on opening soon. However, shopping will be a bit of a different experience with the new rules in place to help protect everyone from COVID-19: Social distancing will be enforced, crowd sizes will be monitored and controlled, and vendors will be spaced apart. Plus, sanitizing stations will be available. More on markets here.

Color, Win Cash, and Give Back 

Obee Credit Union is highlighting the Washington State Color-for-Cash contest. Not only can adults have fun coloring, but you can win cash prizes and help local food banks at the same time. Learn how to enter here.

Go Local for Moms

Mother’s Day is fast approaching — May 10 — and you can shop local online and support your favorite small businesses by sending mom (or a mom-like lady in your life) a great gift. Check out our favorite local shops here.

Share Your Joy

Hope Grows Here is a community project supported by MultiCare. In a time of isolation and uncertainty, it is helping the community overcome the challenges of the COVID-19 outbreak together through art, kindness, caring, and service. Learn more about all the ways you can contribute to this project and the resources that are available here.

Couple Raises 10K to Feed Health Care Workers 

Our friends at KING 5 interviewed a Tacoma couple who is raising money to help feed health care workers. Check it out here.

If you have a Feel Good Friday story to share, tell us about it at stories@southsoundmag.com.


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