Our mission is to operate a community supported farmer’s market that provides viable economic outlets for farmers and producers, access to locally crafted and farm-fresh products, quality food access for low-income families, and education concerning food and sustainable agriculture.
2022 BOARD OF DIRECTORS:
President: Sheryl Usman (Community Member)
Secretary: Sarah Baker (Community Member)
Treasurer: Emily Adams (Little Bee Home)
At-Large Board Members
Leah Persinger (Community Member)
Market Manager: Angie Evans
Assistant Manager: Suzanne Campbell
Monthly Board Meetings are held at 6:00PM on the second Tuesday of every month at
Manette Real Estate Company
1104 Pitt Ave, Bremerton 98310
Or online at https://meet.google.com/wgs-qymn-bfv
Or dial: (US) +1 218-301-2781 PIN: 215 723 413#
First 30 minutes of each meeting is open to Bremerton Community Farmers Market Members and the public. After that, we will move to a closed session.
Do you love farmers markets?
Are you passionate about supporting a sustainable and viable local economy?
Consider joining the BCFM Board and help us continue making a positive impact in our community!
The Bremerton Community Farmers Market is a fabulously welcoming and bustling market tucked among the trees and beside the sea at Evergreen-Rotary Park. Each Thursday from the third week in April until the end of September we offer a market bursting with great vendors, music, educational opportunities, kids’ activities, and more. The market is responsibly managed with an eye to offering innovative programs and initiatives for our community. Our board is fun and forward-thinking, and we enjoy the work we do.
Qualified candidates have a passion for local, sustainable agriculture and the enthusiasm and drive to make things happen. We are looking for committed community members able to inspire others and build community relationships. We are looking for the following skills:
Ability to work well as a team to reach prudent decisions that further the BCFM’s mission
A background in finance, marketing and/or fundraising are strongly preferred.
Business or non-profit experience a plus
Working knowledge of budgets, short and long-range planning, policy development
Board member responsibilities require an average commitment of about 2-4 hours per month, for a one year term. Duties include attending monthly board meetings, plus other tasks as assigned (based on your skills and interest) such as working in committees, community outreach, special events planning, program planning and implementation.
To apply, please fill out the Board Nomination Form below.
The Board of Directors of the Bremerton Community Farmers Market (BCFM) serves as the market’s governing body and is responsible for ultimate accountability to the community. Its role is to advise, govern, oversee policy and direction, and assist with the leadership and general promotion of BCFM so as to support the organization’s mission and needs. The Board shall elect the officers of the organization and do all other things provided for in the Bylaws, as well as the Rules and Policies of BCFM.
A Board Member must uphold the integrity and professionalism of BCFM at all times, whether at the market or away from the market, in our community at large. A Board Member must protect sensitive information, and hold it in the utmost confidence. In addition, a Board Member has a duty to exercise reasonable care with regard to financial matters, to help maintain a balanced budget and make sure BCFM income is spent frugally, wisely, and according to the annual budget, as approved or revised by the Board.