Administration & Board

The Orcas Island Farmers Market Association (OIFM) is a Washington State Non-Profit Corporation (UBI 602 810 032). We are as well a federal non-profit 501 c (6) organization (EIN 33-1141003)—note however that this designation does not allow us to offer a tax deduction for donations. We gratefully accept non-tax-deductible donations to keep the market vibrant.

Board Meetings are open to the public. Contact the Market Manager for further information on board meeting dates and materials. The Market Manager is Kristen Fay. See “Contact Us” for additional info. MM cell phone is (415) 652-2434.

The OIFM is governed by a board of directors.

Board of Directors

Chris Morris
President (Crafter, Island Thyme) 376-5152

Bruce Orchid
Board Secretary (Farmer, Red Rabbit Farm)
Bruce’s wife Christina owns and operates Red Rabbit Farm, selling farm raised and made jams and jellies and sauces. Previously owners of Christina’s Restaurant on waterfront in Eastsound. Bruce also teaches at the Oasis K-8 school in the Orcas Island School District. Having helped start and build the Orcas Center, Bruce was the first Executive Director, before being elected County Commissioner in 1988. A part of this community since 1974

Steve Diepenbrock
Treasurer (Farmer, Morning Star Farm)

OIFM adheres to these internet privacy and discrimination policies and encourages vendors to ensure that their own policies and behavior when at the market conform to similar guidelines. If you feel you have been discriminated against by OIFM or a vendor, please notify the Market Manager and/or any Board Member immediately.