Dinner and drinks with a side of deck seating

 Owner Jim VanNatta sits on the back deck at Hockinson Market. Unveiled at the end of February, the back deck seats 24 comfortably and is surrounded by wrought-iron fencing while potted shrubs soften the building side of the space.Photo by Viki Eierdam

Owner Jim VanNatta sits on the back deck at Hockinson Market. Unveiled at the end of February, the back deck seats 24 comfortably and is surrounded by wrought-iron fencing while potted shrubs soften the building side of the space.Photo by Viki Eierdam

When Jim VanNatta extended the Hockinson Market to include an intimate tap room back in 2016, it didn’t take long for him to realize that another expansion was a plausible follow-up move.

Converting what decades ago had been the Hockinson/Brush Prairie Post Office before it relocated to Brush Prairie sometime after World War II, VanNatta created a 10-seat tap room that immediately drew residents from this growing area of Clark County (Read more in The Reflector)