Humboldt County won't be ready for gatherings by Eureka's Friday Night Market's original opening date of June 5. Until it gets the all-clear from county health and safety officials, Humboldt Made is setting up an online marketplace for local businesses, taking orders and arranging pick-up.
Photo by Mark McKenna
The crowd listening to live music at a Friday Night Market last year.
In an email, Executive Director Alanna Powell says the online version of the market at www.eurekafridaynightmarket.com
will feature the same variety of local products, ranging from food and artisan crafts to apparel, as well as a restaurant takeout listings and a gallery of local art. The public will be able to peruse and order on the site, and pick up their purchases at the Eureka Visitor Center. There will be a 15 percent processing fee for vendors, who cans submit up to five products to the market.