Plant The Seed of Support


Be a part of our “Plant the Seed” campaign
by choosing the method of support that works best for you.

Click Here  to Sustain the market with a monthly donation.

Become a “Friend of the Camas Farmer’s Market” by committing to a recurring monthly donation at the level that feels comfortable for you.  For what you’re currently paying for a cup of coffee, you can sustain the market each month, and make an impact all year long!

Click Here to Shop for important market supplies from our Amazon Wishlist.

This list is full of necessary items that are crucial to our market running smoothly. You’ll find tires for our shared shopping carts, cooking supplies for kids culinary education, replacement equipment for our music booth, and much m_2024 CFM Sponsorship Menu (9) (1)ore. We will update this list monthly during the season, so check back often! This list makes supporting the market a snap for anyone who currently uses Amazon, and the items will ship directly to us.

Click Here  to Donate directly to the Camas Farmer’s Market

You can make a one time donation to the market, at the level of your choosing. We know that there are numerous worthy causes, and we sincerely appreciate your generous support.

Click Here  to learn how to Sponsor the Camas Farmer’s Market

We offer many levels of sponsorship for local businesses, organizations, and individuals with our Healthy Living SponsorshipProgram. Please contact us at for additional information.

What does your support mean to the Camas Farmer’s Market Vendors, Musicians, Shoppers, Volunteers, and Staff?

$25 allows a staff member to do an extra hour of food access outreach in the community
$50 covers a supply trip to Lutz Hardware
$75 pays for replacement tires for our wagons
$100 allows us to hire and pay a local musician
$500 pays for shortcakes at our Berry Days event
$1000 covers supplies for our Community Chef Booth for the entire season

Your support enables us to provide free kids activities, community chef demos, and fresh food access outreach. This support helps pay musicians, and supports staff wages. We couldn’t run the Camas Farmer’s Market without this vital support! Please consider all of the above options, and invest in your Camas Farmer’s Market today.

The Camas Farmers Market is a 501(C)3 organization working to increase access to healthy and local foods in Camas and East Clark County. In addition to promoting small farms and food producers, a large part of the Camas Farmer’s Market mission includes providing healthy living education and outreach to vulnerable populations. We believe that we can foster a healthier and more sustainable Clark County through workshops and tips that show consumers how simple organic and local living can be.

2023 Program Highlights:

  • Despite 2 reduced markets due to extreme heat, with an average of over 1532 customers attending each Wednesday.

  • Opening day Health Fair featured 15 local wellness practitioners, providing information and resources to support a healthy lifestyle.

  • Providence Special Event Days provided no cost blood pressure and balance checks alongside other local wellness resources.

  • Distributed $6,370.25 in SNAP dollars, plus $5,791.25 in SNAP Match funds and $890 in SNAP Tour Bonus funds, providing necessary support to families at risk for food scarcity.

  • Monthly Special Events engaged the community, celebrated local foods and promoted the spirit of our farmer’s market: Health Fair, Berry Days, Veggie Fest & Veggie Derby, and our annual Harvest Festival

  • 2542 children, ages 9-11, participated in engaging learning activities and received $5084 in fresh fruits and vegetables, through our Produce Pals program.

  • Hosted monthly Chef Demonstrations sponsored by a community partner, featuring our own Chef Leah preparing healthy recipes, utilizing fresh produce from market vendors.

  • Healthy Living booth hosted (6) SNAP Market Tours, in partnership with WSU SNAP-Ed. These tours educated 41 families how to better use their SNAP Benefits in the Market, and awarded them an additional $920 for participating in the SNAP Tour Program. Additionally, throughout the season, this booth featured a variety of community programs, highlighting information and demonstrations focused on health, gardening, food security, fresh food, fitness, ecology and care of our environment.

  • WSU Master Gardeners were available each week to educate, demonstrate and provide information regarding home gardening.

  • Weekly entertainment by local musicians engage customers and add to the festive feel of the market

Hometown spirit is shared and demonstrated among our market customers. Feedback reflects that they value the market, feel a strong sense of community and celebration of local and fresh foods. Customers enjoy becoming acquainted with our farmers, vendors and products and report looking forward to visiting each Wednesday market.

Volunteer Information

Your talent is welcomed at the market, to cultivate a place that connects community and nurtures small family farms. We welcome individuals and groups. Many hands make for light work. Whether your interest is working with us on market day or assisting a committee, please email us

Market Day Volunteers Can:

  • Help set up the market from 12 -3pm
  • Kid’s Connection booth from 3- 5pm and 5 – 7pm
  • Tear down market – take down tents, tables and put in city garage from 6:45-8:00 pm

Community Outreach Volunteers Can:

  • Help spread the word about the Camas Farmer’s Market on social media
  • Pass out printed information
  • Share information about food access programs within their communities
  • Support the special event planners
  • Provide translation services to help shoppers

Are you part of an organization or service club that would like to help? Please contact us at

Market Committees and Chairpersons:

  • Operation & Finance – Carrie Schulstad
  • PR and Marketing – Shannon Van Horn
  • Vendor Relations – Leah Nichelson
  • Sponsorhip & Fundraising – Leah Nichelson
  • Special Events & Entertainment and Volunteer Coordination – Jan Carter
  • Outreach & Education – Jan Carter
  • SNAP/WIC/Token Program Coordinator – Shannon Van Horn

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