What's happening at the market on 9.1.22

Updated: Aug 31



Thursday, September 1, 2022

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Evergreen Rotary Park, 1400 Park Ave, Bremerton WA


All kids ages 3 - 12 are welcome to join us tomorrow for our last Kids Market Bucks Club of the season! Matt Taran, Health and Fitness Teacher at Naval Avenue Early Learning Center, will be teaching the kids the importance of moving their bodies with fun activities! After completing the activity, the kids will get $4 to spend at the market on fresh fruits and vegetables.

We can't thank the United Way of Kitsap enough for sponsoring this program this year!

If you have EBT, visit the Info Booth to pick up a free book geared towards Elementary-aged kids!


Music at the Market

This week’s Music At The Market musician is Tom,

a working musician originally from Brooklyn, NY. who has performed professionally for over 25 years. Currently he volunteers at Collective Visions Art Gallery in Bremerton as Music Director for CVG Presents....A community outreach program in support of local musicians. Tom works with several bands and performs solo as Lukas. Come out to the market and enjoy the music!

A huge thank you to Bremerton Office Machine Company for making this program possible!


Learn from a Master Gardener!

Join us next Thursday, September 8th for our last WSU Kitsap County Extension Master Gardeners class. This month they'll be teaching about ornamentals!




Upcoming Events

We've got a lot going on during our last month of the season!

September 8th:

Master Gardeners Class on Ornamentals at 4:30pm

September 15th:

We move to our Fall hours of 3:30pm - 6:30pm

Our last FREE Yoga class led by Thrive Yoga Manette at 4:30pm

Our last Chef at the Market demo led by Manu Alfau of Evergreen Pizza Co. at 5:00pm

September 22nd:

Our first-ever Senior Citizen day with community booths geared towards seniors

September 29th:

Our first-ever Pet Parade - costumes encouraged for pets and people! - at 5:00pm

Our last market of the season!



National Farmers Market Week Photos Are Up!

Check out our website here to find the picture you had taken at our Farmers Market Week "I Love My Farmers Market Because..." photo booth!


Parking

Please be a good neighbor and only park in designated car parking areas. There have been complaints that market-goers have been parking outside the 5 designated parking spots in the boating area. Those parked illegally will get a ticket. In case you weren't aware, Kitsap Community Resources has generously offered their parking lot after 4:30PM, they're only a block away! Thank you for your cooperation!


Free COVID Test Kits and Masks

Kitsap Public Health is providing free at-home test kits and high-quality masks to individuals in Kitsap County that are most impacted by COVID-19 or who may have barriers to accessing these supplies through other avenues. If you're in need of these supplies, please stop by the Info Booth.


Market Tokens Are Money!

Do you have any market tokens lying around? Maybe in your glove box, your junk drawer, or at the bottom of your purse? Dig them out and bring them on Thursday!


Farmers Market Nutrition Program

The Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program (SFMNP) provides nutrition to income eligible seniors via checks to be used at approved farmers markets. We are excited to announce that 2022 eligible applicants may elect to receive $80 in checks! Please remember that this program is first come, first served until all the checks have been distributed and applications must be mailed in. Applications are available at the Info Booth. If you're unable to come to the market to pick up an application, click here to print one out or to find a list of other places to get one.


Help Support the Market

Show everyone who your favorite Farmers Market is! Make sure to stop by the Information Booth on Thursday to buy your limited-edition market t-shirt printed by Fingers Duke!


Kitsap Harvest Grow-A-Row

Kitsap Harvest gleans produce from around Kitsap County and distributes it directly to community members facing hunger and food insecurity with the help of its volunteers. They are combating hunger and food waste by picking fruit trees, collecting produce donations from home gardeners and community gardens and delivering the food directly to partnering organizations including senior centers, recovery centers and homeless youth and veteran services.

If you have produce you'd like to donate there are donation stations at Bremerton Community Farmers Market, Port Orchard Farmers Market and Kitsap Community Food Co-op.

If you would like to know how you can get involved, sign up as a volunteer on their website! You will be notified of different opportunities including sorting food for delivery, helping at community gardens, delivering food to partnering organizations and more! Sign up for their newsletter and stay up to date on all things Kitsap Harvest! Email info@kitsapharvest.org for questions. Grow-A-Row page/map http://kitsapharvest.org/growarow.php Volunteer Sign up http://kitsapharvest.org/volunteer.php Newsletter Sign up/Event Calendar http://kitsapharvest.org/index.php


SNAP Market Match

How to use SNAP Market Match at the market:

  1. Come to our Information Booth and tell us you’d like to SNAP Market Match

  2. Swipe your EBT card for the amount you want to spend

  3. SNAP Market Match will match up to $40/day/card

*P-EBT cards are eligible for SNAP Market Match

You can use your SNAP Market Match bucks on all of the following items:

  • Fresh vegetables

  • Fresh fruits

  • Mushrooms

  • Fresh herbs

  • 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!


Market Open 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm!


See you at the market!!!

 

Vendors This Week:

Farmers

Crafters

Prepared & Processed Food

Wine

Sponsor/Community Booths



VOLUNTEER! Help the Market be even more awesome than it already is! Lend us your skills--both brain power and muscle appreciated--and have a fun and rewarding time at it. To apply go to our website: Help Us Grow | Bremerton Community Farmers Market | Bremerton




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