What's happening at the market on 9.29.22


Thursday, September 29, 2022

3:30PM - 6:30PM

Evergreen Rotary Park, 1400 Park Ave, Bremerton WA


Pet Parade

All pet lovers are invited to join us for our first-ever Pet Parade tomorrow, September 29th at 5:00pm. Costumes are encouraged for pets and people :) For those participating in the parade, sociable animals on leashes are required. Gastro Pup, Bremerton's only independently owned and operated pet supply store, will be handing out free samples for dogs and cats at the end of the parade!

Join us in celebrating another successful season!


Wondering where to get fresh local produce when we're not open?


Around the Table Farm has a farm stand open daily at their farm, a weekly CSA delivered to Bremerton, and will be at the Bainbridge Island Farmers' Market every Saturday through the end of November.


Davis Farm will be at the Port Orchard Farmers Market every Saturday until October 15th.


Fuentes Farm will be at the Poulsbo Farmers Market until October 8th.


Roots Farm can be found on Kitsap Fresh and at the Kitsap Community Food Co-Op. They'll also have a spring CSA available so be sure to follow their Facebook page!


T-shirts Now Only You Choose the Price!

We've only got 5 t-shirts left and they need to go! Name your price ($5 minimum please) at the Info Booth on Thursday and walk away with a great Fingers Duke printed shirt!


This Thursday is the final day of the farmers market and Guilded Lilly will be performing. Is it BLUES? Is it ROCK? Is it POP? It’s great music that will make you want to get up and dance! Come out and see Guilded Lilly!

Thank you to Bremerton Office Machine Company for sponsoring Music At The Market this season!


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! You only have two more chances to use them this season!


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.


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 3:30PM - 6:30PM


See you at the market!!!

 

Vendors This Week:

Farmers

Crafters

Prepared & Processed Food

Wine

Sponsors/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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