As you stroll through the festival’s Marketplace, plan on savoring tasty regionally-produced food offerings in the “Tasting Corner,” where over two dozen merchants serve up samples and sell their specialty foods and beverages.

Prepare your taste buds for new adventures! You’ll see many returning vendors, plus new ones for 2018:

Tasting Corner Participants

A sampling of “Tasting Corner” vendors includes:

Oregon’s One Fork Farm Caramels (booth #2802) strives to show their love of the Northwest in every flavor and every batch of caramels that they make. Their decadent old-fashioned caramels are handmade with local ingredients; they’re cut, wrapped and packaged by hand by people who truly care about producing the finest Northwest caramels possible.

Grimm Brothers Foods from Tukwila (booth #2210) will get your mouth blazing with their hot sauces and potions. Their Fire Potion #3 goes far beyond hot sauce–the combination of Scotch Bonnets, Cayenne, and Ghost Pepper packs a punch. The flavorful heat from their unique mix of sauces will transcend your food to the next level.

Come enjoy the delicious handcrafted caramel sauces using all-natural ingredients at Idaho’s Caramel Kitchen (booth #2214). Known for their salted caramel and bourbon caramel sauces, they’ll be introducing a line of vegan caramel sauces to sample at the Marketplace.

Montana’s Plate & Pantry (booth #2203) will be sampling their crispy pickles that have a savory flavor that can’t be beat. The tasty morsels help make your meal or snack a memorable experience.

Packer Orchards & Bakery from Hood River, OR (booth #2209) will have farm fresh jams that will be sure to be a tasty treat. Some of the appetizing offerings that they make include jalapeno jams, pear-sweetened jams, vanilla jams, marmalades and many more flavorsome jars of goodness.

Battleground, Washington’s Whimsy Chocolates (booth #2112) offers fresh small-batch chocolates that are crafted with painstaking attention to detail, flavor and quality. Their chocolates combine natural ingredients and imaginative recipes for a fanciful sweet that delights the senses.

Pete’s Perfect Toffee (booth #2106) from Mountlake Terrace, will be sampling Seattle’s favorite soft buttercrunch toffee including the traditional Pete’s Toffee in milk and dark chocolates. Other delectable butter toffee selections include those flavored with chipotle, espresso bean and organic coconut.

Plus much, much more. Head on over to the North Hall to see all the wonderful Tasting Corner exhibitors.