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What's Happening at the Market - July 20th




Thursday, July 20th, 2023, 4:00PM - 7:00PM

Evergreen Rotary Park, 1400 Park Ave, Bremerton WA


 

Vendors at the Market

Farmers

Produce Resellers

Artists/Crafters

Prepared & Processed Food

Sponsors/Community Booths


 

This Week at the Market




Music at the Market

This week's musical guest is Toby Hanson! Toby is a true master of the accordion, able to evoke a wide range of emotions from the otherwise unassuming instrument. Performing European and American ethnic folk music, within the span of just a few songs he can bring joy or sorrow to an audience, all while making it look effortless.


A huge thank you to the Bremerton Office Machine Company for sponsoring this program. See you at the market!


 

WSU Master Gardener Talk at the Market

The WSU Master Gardeners will be giving a talk, All About Roses at 4:30pm.




 

Yoga at the Market

Join Thrive Yoga Manette at 5:30pm for a FREE yoga class for all ages and abilities.



 

Storytime at the Market

The United Way of Kitsap County will be at the market from 4pm to 7pm, reading stories to children chosen from Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. Bring the kids and relax on the carpet provided by the United Way!





 

Recipes at the Market


Stop by the Market Info Booth to pick up your FREE recipe for Apple Slaw. This slaw has the perfect sweetness and crunch that works great on a hot afternoon. Many of the ingredients can be found at the farmers market!



 

What To Eat at the Market

Heathens Bakery will have a limited amount of charcuterie boxes and sandwiches available along with their always fabulous cookies, bars and other desserts.



Dad's Best Dogs will be cooking up dogs using 1/4lb. beef or 1/4lb. polish sausage on locally sourced buns. Stop by and try a tasty dog from Dad's.



Monica's Waterfront Bakery & Cafe brings fresh baked breads, yummy cookies and bars, chocolate croissants, and more!



Viking Ice Cream - Cool, tasty ice cream in a variety of flavors and sizes. Simply amazing!



Los Encantos World Bakery - Breads and desserts made from recipes that are baked all around the globe.



 


Nutrition Programs at the Market

Did you receive a Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) benefits card? Does your family receive WIC and you've been told you can use it at the farmers market? What about SNAP/EBT and P-EBT benefits cards? Are you confused about how to use it all? Then visit the Market Info booth in the middle of the Bremerton Community Farmers Market! We will show you how all of these benefits can get fresh food on your table.


SFMNP benefits can be used at the following vendors: Davis Farm, Forest Frog Farms, and Fuentes Fresh Farm. New farms may be added during the remainder of the season, be sure and check weekly. Your benefits are good through the end of September and can be used at other markets. These benefits are only added to your card once in the amount of $80. Please stop by the Market Info booth if you haven't already applied for these benefits...we have mail in applications. You can also contact Meals On Wheels.


WIC/FMNP and WIC/CVB benefits can be used at the following vendors: Davis Farm, Forest Frog Farms, and Fuentes Fresh Farm. New farms may be added during the remainder of the season, be sure and check weekly. WIC/CVB benefits are automatically added to your card and you are probably familiar with using these in the grocery store. Now your CVB benefits can be used at local farmers markets like ours, are added monthly, and can be used throughout the season. The amount of benefits received for this program is determined by your specific situation.


WIC/FMNP benefits are not added automatically to your card, and you must ask for them at your WIC office. These benefits are added to your card once, and the amount received for this program is determined by your specific situation.


Both WIC programs are used at the vendors booth, no need to do anything with your card at the Market Info booth. These programs require the use of a QR code available through your WIC Shopper App. To see if you are eligible for WIC, please visit Kitsap Community Resources.


SNAP/EBT and P-EBT benefits can also be used at farmers markets, and markets will match up to $25 with SNAP Market Match coupons. Visit the Market Info booth and tell us you’d like to use SNAP Market Match. We'll swipe your EBT/P-EBT card in the amount you want to spend, and you'll receive EBT $1 market tokens plus up to $25 in market match coupons. The tokens can be spent on a variety of eligible food items and can only be used at the Bremerton Community Farmers Market. The coupons can be spent on any of the following: fresh vegetables, fresh fruits, mushrooms, fresh herbs (not dried), and seeds and plants that produce food (for example, tomato seeds or tomato plants). All of our farm vendors accept SNAP Market Match for qualifying items! The SNAP MM coupons can be used at participating farmers markets around the state. You may complete an online application for SNAP/EBT benefits by using the WashingtonConnection.org website or apply by phone at 877-501-2233 or by visiting your local Community Services Office.



 

Next Week at the Market

4pm to 7pm - Music at the Market with The Kitsap County Ramblers.

4pm to 7pm - Ukulele Lessons with Kitsap Ukulele Peace Revival.

 

Looking Ahead at the Market




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