Local food market opens in downtown Yakima coffeehouse

YAKIMA, Wash. -- A local food market just opened this week in Yakima. It's called Local Yokel, and you can find it inside the North Town Coffeehouse.

Products from farms across the Yakima Valley are available. That includes fruits, vegetables, meat and sauces. It's open Monday through Saturday.

People said they're happy to help local businesses.

"I think it's brilliant," said Christina Peterson. "I'm totally excited. I love supporting local businesses and farmers.

Dairy will be available for sale next week. The market plans to be open year-round.