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What's Happening at the Market - September 21st

Thursday, September 21st, 2023, 3:30PM - 6:30PM

Evergreen Rotary Park, 1400 Park Ave, Bremerton WA


Vendors at the Market


Produce Resellers


Pet Specialty

Prepared & Processed Food

Special Guest Author

Sponsors/Community Booths


This Week at the Market


Music at the Market

This week's Music at the Market is Stephanie! Stephanie’s passion for sharing her music and connecting with her audience is palpable. Playing guitar or ukulele and singing powerful and heartfelt vocals, she performs covers and her original music. See you at the market!

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


Costume Donation at the Market

We are collecting gently used costumes for children 0 to 12 years of age for the Costume Swap event that will take place on Saturday, October 14, at 10:00am at the Roxy Theater. To donate, please bring your costumes to the Market Info Booth from 1:30pm to 7:00pm on Thursdays, 9/21, 9/28/& 10/5.


T-Shirts at the Market

Please support the market by purchasing a t-shirt or tote bag with this season's design by Alyson Coleman. Supplies are going fast...stop by the info booth for yours!

T-Shirts now $17

Tote Bags now $13


WSU Master Gardener Talk at the Market

Join the Master Gardeners for the final talk of the season -"All About Winter Gardening" at 4:30pm.


Yoga at the Market

Thrive Yoga of Manette will be here for the final yoga class of the season at 5:30pm. Don't forget your mat or a towel!


What To Eat at the Market

Carinos Corner Taqueria will be bringing us their tasty treats...have you tried the ceviche? Check in for their specials this week at the market.

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.

Heathen's Bakery will be at the market with their fabulous cookies, bars, trail mix and other desserts and snacks.

Island Lumpia is at the market for the first time this season! They serve fresh Chicken Adobo Lumpia, Beef and Veggie Lumpia, and a sweet Banana Lumpia.

Los Encantos World Bakery serves breads and pastries from around the world, baked fresh in Bremerton.

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


Volunteer at the Market


NEW Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program App

If you participate in the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program and received the electronic benefits card, there is a new app to help you with information. Just search for “SFMNP App” on the iPhone App Store or on Android and download it. Then follow the instructions using the 16-digit number on your card. Need assistance setting up the app? Stop by the market info booth and someone will be able to help. Look for a tutorial on the website soon.


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 m

ust 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 website or apply by phone at 877-501-2233 or by visiting your local Community Services Office.

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