Spencer Creek Growers’ Markets
Our Mission: The Spencer Creek Community Growers’ Market is committed to providing a venue for neighbors to sell their locally produced agricultural items with an emphasis on sustainable and healthy growing practices, while encouraging and supporting local food production efforts through the fellowship of community.

Join us in celebrating our 10th Anniversary in 2019!!  Our market at the Spencer Creek Grange takes place each Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. from late May through early October. We set up behind the Grange building, which is located at 86013 Lorane Highway at the corner of McBeth Road in Eugene.

Instead of commercial farmers, our sellers are largely backyard growers and hobby farmers offering locally grown fresh fruits, vegetables, pasture-raised meats, eggs, nursery plants, plant starts and much more. Our markets also includes many crafters and food artisans.

Beginning this year our market at the Grange hosts the Hungry Gardener, a licensed outdoor restaurant where each week we serve a delicious entree made from fresh-picked garden herbs and veggies, a side of mixed salad greens and a slice of freshly-baked whole grain sourdough bread. Outdoor seating is available and live music can be heard most Saturdays throughout the market season.

2019 marks the third year for the Bailey Hill Farmers’ Market, located at 3190 Bailey Hill Road. This West Eugene farmers’ market, located adjacent to the newly renovated Bailey Hill Market store, runs each Wednesday evening from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m., also from late May to early October. Stop by and check it out when you’re in the neighborhood!

Our Market Reservations page offers a weekly preview of what you can expect to find at each market:

If you’re interested in becoming a vendor, please begin by reading our Rules and Regulations and then register by clicking here.

Both markets accepts SNAP (Oregon Trail Cards), which can be used to buy vegetables, fruits, meats, fish, nuts, honey, bread, grains and edible plant starts and seeds. Over the years we’ve received generous grants from Helios Resource Network, the Willamette Farm and Food Coalition and the Farmers Market Fund, allowing both markets to participate in the Double Up Food Bucks program, giving SNAP customers an opportunity to double their SNAP dollars by purchasing fresh, dried or frozen whole or cut fruits and vegetables from participating vendors (edible plant starts and grains are not eligible). Up to $10 in tokens will be matched with $10 in Food Bucks. This means you can get up to $20 worth of food by drawing just $10 from your SNAP account.

Many of our produce vendors also participate in the Oregon Farm Direct Nutrition Program, a program that connects eligible seniors and WIC families with the freshest local produce available and the wonderful farmers who grow our food. Participating farmers earned $1.4 million in FDNP sales in 2017! The program is funded by the USDA and administered by the Oregon Department of Agriculture and the Oregon Health Authority. FDNP recipients receive green $4 pre-printed checks to spend with authorized farmers who sell their own produce at farm stands and farmers’ markets.  With reimbursement provided by the Market, farmers that are authorized to accept FDNP checks will match the value of your checks, enabling FDNP program recipients to double their purchases! FDNP recipients are nutritionally at-risk young families enrolled in the WIC (Women, Infants & Children) program, and eligible low-income seniors. A variety of fresh, nutritious, unprepared, locally grown fruits, vegetables and herbs may be purchased with FDNP coupons.
Goat kids are often part of the entertainment on Opening Day at the Spencer Creek Growers Market at the Grange
Goat kids are often part of the entertainment on Opening Day at the Spencer Creek Growers Market at the Grange
Business Structure

The Spencer Creek Growers’ Market is a 501(c)4 non-profit organization. The volunteer board of directors consists of local residents, local food growers and producers and area business people. The public is invited to attend our meetings, which take place monthly during the market season.

Membership for All!

Any individual in our community can become a member, whether they are a vendor, shopper, or just a visitor.

1 .  Pay $15 yearly membership dues.   Benefits:

  • Sell at the market when your products are approved
  • Wholesale prices at Hummingbird Wholesale through our members’ buyer club.
  • Full access to our website’s special features including forums and detailed events calendar for events beyond the market days
  • Invitations to the 2 membership meetings/celebrations in October and March
  • The ability to serve on the board or help elect board members
  • The satisfaction of joining and supporting an organization which is laying down the foundation for food independence in our community!

Meet the Board
Rachel Marcotte

Rachel Marcotte
Treasurer

Maureen Hudson

Maureen Hudson
Neighborhood Liaison

Tracy Waterbury

Tracy Waterbury
Site Coordinator

Genie Harden

Genie Harden
Membership Coordinator

Glenn Harden

Glenn Harden
Webmaster

Pam Schmeiding

Pam Schmeiding
Special Events Coordinator

Kelly Townsend

Kelly Townsend
Signage

Andrea Turner

Andrea Turner
Kid’s Activities

Michael Neukirchen

Michael Neukirchen
Market Setup

Tessa McCusker

Tessa McCusker
Publicity

Chris Sherman

Chris Sherman
Farm Outreach & Recruitment

David Yordy

David Yordy
Grange Liaison