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At the Market – Sun, July 27

July 26, 2014

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Sunday, July 27
10:30 – 2:30PM
Bremerton Ferry Terminal

We’ve got a few new vendors at the market this week – and we’re expecting to have a beautiful day! Come by and pick up some great gift items, as well as produce for the week! It’s also the annual Tour de Kitsap this Sunday! Be sure to stop by the market for some fuel on your way!


Music: Phil Hansen & Acoustic Couti


Special Features – 

Fresh Bucks – in honor of our 10 years as a market, we are now matching the first $10 for our SNAP / EBT customers at each market. Stop by the market booth to learn more about the program – and about how you can help!

Market Vendors this Week:

Farmers:

Conscious Crops – bringing a variety of fresh fruit & vegetables to the market!
Ders Garden – beautiful flower arrangements, two varieties of green beans, kohlrabi, beets, onions and more!
Fresco – veggie and flower starts, baskets, and more! Plus Infused vinegars, handmade soaps and locally crafted bags.
NEW! Wyckels Farm – with summer squash, cukes, cabbage and greens.

Processed & Prepared Foods:
Hansville Creamery – fresh goat cheese with herbs, as well as strawberries and a variety of fresh vegetables.
Williams Family Salsa – delicious, locally made salsa!

Crafters / Artisans:
Acupuncture & Wellness Center – if people choose to pre-pay for a Chinese Medical Exam (normally $46, but marked down to $20 for the market), they receive a gift certificate to give to someone else for an appointment! Plus, all money collected at the farmers market is donated back to the market!
NEW! Cleft of the Rock – handcrafted and quilted items, including placemats, potholders and dishcloths, as well as dollhouses.
Desert Jill Design – crocheted and knitted items, including scarves, hats, tutus, toddler dresses and shawls
Diane’s Dezines - variety of jewelry made with fused glass, including pendants, earrings, bracelets and more
F.R.O.G Soaphas a fresh batch of Swamp Dog Shampoo ready to chase the ‘swamp’ smells off your 4-legged friend. Loaded with Tea Tree and Lavender Essential Oils, it’s great for the skin. The activated charcoal in the top half of the bar neutralizes those funky odors your K-9 friend can collect. Also, no more wet dog smell when bathing… you will really enjoy that part! To use it, is to love it!
Inky QuillsHandcrafted, all natural, eco-friendly, cold process soaps for all skin types in a wide variety of scents. This week we’ll be debuting our Baby Bird Soap, a gentle, all natural bar soap specifically formulated to a baby’s sensitive skin.
Madame Frankenstein – Tarot readings
Made in Manette – new items in the Sale Suitcase this week!
MW Artdesign – beautifully made silver jewelry, with semi-precious stones. Small wooden crafted clocks and mirrors.
NEW! Paddy Eger – local author of both fiction (84 Ribbons) and non-fiction books (Educating America: 101 Strategies for Adult Assistants)
Rengoose Creations – bringing greeting cards, gift tags, rubber band bracelets, dog collars, flip flops and drawings / paintings!
RNR Originals – variety of hand-knit apparel items, including  sweaters, fingerless gloves and other accessories.


Thank you to our generous FRESH BUCKS sponsors!

At the Market – Thurs, July 24

July 24, 2014
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Photo by Tariq Sahali

Thursday, July 24
4:00 – 7:00PM
Evergreen Park

Come down to Evergreen Park this Thursday and enjoy some of the best produce of the summer! Plus, stock up on your favorite food staples, soaps and crafted items – all locally made just for you!

Music / Entertainment — Kinda Country

Special Features —

Read Up! Program – at the market this Summer, with read-aloud sessions, free books and giveaways for children from birth to age 8.

Kitsap Regional Library — with Violet the Bookmobile! Check out new books and bring back the old ones!

Fresh Bucks – in honor of our 10 years as a market, we are matching the first $10 for our SNAP / EBT customers at each market – giving them more access to fresh produce. Stop by the market booth to learn more about the program – and about how you can help!

WSU Master Gardener Booth — at the market to answer all your tough gardening questions.

Note: We almost forgot! Thank you also to Tessa Murphy for her help during BrewFest!

Market Vendors this Week:

Farmers:

Abundantly Green - will have fryers and broilers this week.  There will also be a fine selection of produce.
Davis Farm – Fava beans, berries, kale, garlic, onions, herbs, yellow transparent apples, salicornia (pickle weed), zucchini, and fresh flower bouquets 
Flying Dog Farm - Pasture-raised USDA processed beef and lamb
Gnarly Gardens – will have a variety of heirloom tomatoes and cucumbers
Gregory Farm & Johnson Orchard - variety of cherries, blueberries, apricots, peaches and more!
Hansville Creameryfresh goat cheese with herbs
Harlow Gardens – Salad mix, cukes, squash, beans, kale, and Swiss chard
Hayton Farms Berries – fresh blueberries, blackberries, golden and red raspberries!
High Point Farms - pasture-raised USDA cuts of pork
Robbins Honey Farm - variety of honey and bee products
Sahali Farm - baby salad greens, and vermi-compost products.
Start Now - bringing lettuce, tomatoes, kale, zucchini and raspberries!

Processed & Prepared Foods:

Barb’s Sweets & Treats - artisan candies and confections, including caramels, fudge, toffee, brittle, lollipops and marshmallows. Plus new! – jams and jellies from locally sourced fruits and berries!
CJ’s Evergreen General Store & CateringBFM Special each week! Plus all the rest of their delicious BBQ fare, sweet treats, and local goods.
Jimini’s - mini-donuts, deep-fried candy bars, apple cinnamon bites, hot dogs, coffee, cappuccino, water & soda
London Maid CrumpetsCrumpets! Plus Italian espresso conpana, mini crumpets, french toast and Sardinian flatbread
Mad Moose Pizza – handmade wood-fired pizza and lemonade
Mi Sueno Tacqueria - featuring a variety of your favorite Mexican fare!
Mirracole Morsels - all gluten-free products! Featuring English muffins, rosemary and sandwich bread, cookies, granola, brownies and peanut butter cookies!
Purdy Organics – We will have Whole spicy & Dill pickles this week the first of the season!! We will also have spicy & dill chips!
Smoking Pig Foods – smoked cheeses and nuts
Sparrow Breads - Mixed Flour Walnut & Raisin Bread, Assortment of Sourdough Bagels, Ciabatta with Spelt, Bialys, Finnish Rye, Multi-grain Loaf, Hazelnut Fig Levain, Sourdough Baguettes, Classic and Custom Sourdough Loaves
Sweet Dahlia Baking - variety of cookies and bars, pies and other sweet treats!
Viking Feast Ice Cream - locally made Icelandic ice cream and waffle cones!

Crafters / Artisans:

Acupuncture & Wellness Center – if people choose to pre-pay for a Chinese Medical Exam (normally $46, but marked down to $20 for the market), they receive a gift certificate to give to someone else for an appointment! Plus, all money collected at the farmers market is donated back to the market!
Diane’s Dezinesvariety of jewelry and fused glass items
Inky QuillsHandcrafted, all natural, eco-friendly, cold process soaps for all skin types in a wide variety of scents. This week we’ll be debuting our Baby Bird Soap, a gentle, all natural bar soap specifically formulated to a baby’s sensitive skin.
Inspired by AthenaGlass bottles wanted! Please inquire at Inspired By Athena’s booth. Bird feeders and Home & Garden Decor created from recycled glassware. Custom orders always welcome. Please stop by for more information.
Kylie’s Creations - crocheted items, including fashion, household items and toys
Madam Frankenstein – tarot readings
Made in Manette - featuring hand sewn and knit products, including aprons and baprons!
Rachel Copper Creations – beautiful, handcrafted & welded metal flowers.
Rengoose Creations – bringing greeting cards, gift tags, rubber band bracelets, dog collars, flip flops and drawings / paintings!
Tessa Essentials – beautiful selection of soap, lotion, essential oils, body spray, balms, fragrance oils and incense.
Wool Works – with beautiful woven bags, hand-dyed silk scarves and more!


Thank you to our generous FRESH BUCKS sponsors!

At the Market – Sunday, July 20

July 19, 2014

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Sunday, July 20
10:30 – 2:30PM
Bremerton Ferry Terminal

We hope to see you at the market this week! We’ve got lots of great new produce, as well as locally crafted food & artisan goods.


Music of the Andes — Juan Cumbal


Special Features – 

Fresh Bucks – in honor of our 10 years as a market, we are now matching the first $10 for our SNAP / EBT customers at each market. Stop by the market booth to learn more about the program – and about how you can help!

Market Vendors this Week:

Farmers:

Conscious Crops- small farm in the Gig Harbor area, bringing a variety of fresh vegetables to the market!
Ders Garden - with a beautiful variety of flowers, fresh salad greens and veggies
Fresco - veggie and flower starts, baskets, and more! Plus Infused vinegars, handmade soaps and locally crafted bags.
Hayton Farms Berries- fresh blueberries, raspberries and blackberries!

Processed & Prepared Foods:
Hansville Creameryfresh goat cheese with herbs, as well as strawberries and a variety of fresh vegetables.
Jimini’s - mini-donuts, apple cinnamon bites, deep fried snickers & twinkies, hot dogs, coffee and more!

Williams Family Salsa- delicious, locally made salsa!
 

Crafters / Artisans:
Acupuncture & Wellness Center – if people choose to pre-pay for a Chinese Medical Exam (normally $46, but marked down to $20 for the market), they receive a gift certificate to give to someone else for an appointment! Plus, all money collected at the farmers market is donated back to the market!
Desert Jill Design - crocheted and knitted items, including scarves, hats, tutus, toddler dresses and shawls
Diane’s Designs - variety of jewelry made with fused glass, including pendants, earrings, bracelets and more
F.R.O.G Soap- will have a good supply of our wonderful earth-friendly handmade Shaving Cakes (and Shaving Accessories), as well as our equally earth-friendly Liquid Handsoap in Vanilla, Peach, Spearmint and Lemon! We’ll be having 1/2 gallon refill jugs of our liquid soap at the shop in the next few weeks! See you at the Market!
Inspired by Athena - Glass bottles wanted! Please inquire at Inspired By Athena’s booth. Bird feeders and Home & Garden Decor created from recycled glassware. Custom orders always welcome. Please stop by for more information.
Lolly’s Hair Accessories & Gifts - (pictured above) – hand-painted & embellished flip flops, handmade hair accessories, sewn wallet pouches and crochet-edged wash cloths, headbands & more!
Madame Frankenstein - Tarot readings
Made in Manette – new items in the Sale Suitcase this week!
Rengoose Creations – bringing greeting cards, gift tags, rubber band bracelets, dog collars, flip flops and drawings / paintings!


Thank you to our generous FRESH BUCKS sponsors!

At the Market – Thurs, July 17

July 16, 2014
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Photo by Tariq Sahali

Thursday, July 17
4:00 – 7:00PM
Evergreen Park

We’ve got lots of great things in store this Thursday at the Market! Join us for our Children’s Gardening Classes, Chef at the Market demos, or bring a favorite instrument to play during the Acoustic Jam at the Market!

A special THANK YOU to Kathy Albro of Sparrow Breads and Karesha Sahali of K’s Urban Farm for all of their work last week for the Bremerton Brewfest! With their leadership, we raised close to $1,000 for our Fresh Bucks program!

Thank you also to our wonderful volunteers: Carolee Valentine, Jean Schanen, Whitney Hood, Adam Simmons, Tamara Smith, Patrick Watson, Brian Albro, Arnie Lusis, Daina Lusis, Justus Steckman & Connie Quatermass!

Music / Entertainment Acoustic Jam at the Market

Special Features —
Chef at the Market — with Chef Chris Plemmons of Olympic College. Demonstrations at 5:00pm and 6:00pm – showing how to simply prepare fresh produce from the market, using ingredients from our local farms!

Children’s Gardening Classes – This week, featuring Peter Rabbit’s (actually Mr. McGregor’s) Garden — with real rabbits and a read-aloud of The Tales of Peter Rabbit! Classes at 5:00pm and 6:00pm.

Read Up! Program – at the market this Summer, with read-aloud sessions, free books and giveaways for children from birth to age 8.

Fresh Bucks – in honor of our 10 years as a market, we are matching the first $10 for our SNAP / EBT customers at each market – giving them more access to fresh produce. Stop by the market booth to learn more about the program – and about how you can help!

WSU Master Gardener Booth — at the market to answer all your tough gardening questions.

Face Painting – just $2 for half-face or $5 for a whole-face, with all proceeds going to our Fresh Bucks program!!

Market Vendors this Week:


Farmers:

Abundantly Green - will have fryers and broilers this week.  There will also be a fine selection of produce.
Davis FarmFava beans, berries, kale, garlic, onions, herbs, yellow transparent apples, salicornia (pickle weed), zucchini, and fresh flower bouquets 
Flying Dog Farm- Pasture-raised USDA processed beef and lamb
Gregory Farm & Johnson Orchard -two varieties of cherries, blueberries, apricots, plus salad greens and more!
Hansville Creameryfresh goat cheese with herbs
Harlow Gardens – back at the market this week with loganberries, maybe blueberries, salad mix, kale, salad onions, lots of  fresh garlic, and maybe some cukes. Plus, check out Aqua-Terra’s new Christmas Fly Fishing ornaments. You can order now in colors for your tree décor or gifts.  
Hayton Farms Berries – fresh blueberries, blackberries, golden and red raspberries!
High Point Farms -pasture-raised USDA cuts of pork

K’s Urban Farmfeaturing peas, carrots, kale, zucchini, tomatoes and New Zealand spinach
Robbins Honey Farm - variety of honey and bee products
Sahali Farm - baby salad greens, and vermi-compost products.
Start Now -
bringing lettuce, tomatoes, kale, zucchini and raspberries!
Wyckels Farm- Back at the market this week!!

 

Processed & Prepared Foods:

Barb’s Sweets & Treats - artisan candies and confections, including caramels, fudge, toffee, brittle, lollipops and marshmallows. Plus new! – jams and jellies from locally sourced fruits and berries!
CJ’s Evergreen General Store & CateringBFM Special: Pulled Chicken Sandwich with Coleslaw and BBQ Corn on the Cob!Plus all the rest of their delicious BBQ fare, sweet treats, and local goods.
Half Baked -featuring chili, cornbread and salad + the chili topped baked potato, a meal in itself!
Jimini’s - mini-donuts, deep-fried candy bars, apple cinnamon bites, hot dogs, coffee, cappuccino, water & soda

London Maid CrumpetsCrumpets! Plus Italian espresso conpana, mini crumpets, french toast and Sardinian flatbread
Mad Moose Pizza - handmade wood-fired pizza and lemonade
Mi Sueno Tacqueria - featuring a variety of your favorite Mexican fare!
Mirracole Morsels - all gluten-free products! Featuring English muffins, rosemary and sandwich bread, cookies, granola, brownies and peanut butter cookies!
Purdy Organics – We will have Whole spicy & Dill pickles this week the first of the season!! We will also have spicy & dill chips!

Smoking Pig Foods- smoked cheeses and nuts
Sparrow Breads - Mixed Flour Walnut & Raisin Bread, Assortment of Sourdough Bagels, Ciabatta with Spelt, Bialys, Finnish Rye, Multi-grain Loaf, Hazelnut Fig Levain, Sourdough Baguettes, Classic and Custom Sourdough Loaves
Sweet Dahlia Baking - variety of cookies and bars, pies and other sweet treats!
Viking Feast Ice Cream -
locally made Icelandic ice cream and waffle cones!

 

Crafters / Artisans:

Acupuncture & Wellness Center – if people choose to pre-pay for a Chinese Medical Exam (normally $46, but marked down to $20 for the market), they receive a gift certificate to give to someone else for an appointment! Plus, all money collected at the farmers market is donated back to the market!
Diane’s Dezines
variety of jewelry and fused glass items
Inky QuillsHandcrafted, all natural, eco-friendly, cold process soaps for all skin types in a wide variety of scents. This Thursday we will be debuting our new, all natural Bug Repellent Lotion Bar!
Inspired by Athena -
Glass bottles wanted! Please inquire at Inspired By Athena’s booth. Bird feeders and Home & Garden Decor created from recycled glassware. Custom orders always welcome. Please stop by for more information.
Madam Frankenstein – tarot readings
Made in Manette -
featuring hand sewn and knit products, including aprons and baprons!
Papa Joe’s Canes – handmade reclaimed wood canes and walking sticks
Rengoose Creations – bringing greeting cards, gift tags, rubber band bracelets, dog collars, flip flops and drawings / paintings!

Tessa Essentials – beautiful selection of soap, lotion, essential oils, body spray, balms, fragrance oils and incense.


Thank you to our generous FRESH BUCKS sponsors!

BFM at Bremerton Brewfest!

July 11, 2014

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Join us down at the Bremerton Summer Brewfest this Saturday, July 12, from 12:00pm – 6:30pm!  We’re excited to provide locally made, handcrafted, Bavarian-style PRETZELS!  We will have several different dipping sauces to choose from as well. Hope to see you there!

Photo by Sparrow Breads

At the Market – Thurs, July 10

July 9, 2014

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Thursday, July 10
4:00 – 7:00PM
Evergreen Park

Come down to the Market this Thursday for another BEAUTIFUL day in the park! The first of the apples arrive this week, joining the wide variety of berries and apricots to be had!

This Saturday, July 12 - come support the Market at the annual Bremerton Summer BrewFest! We will be selling handmade Bavarian-style pretzels with dipping sauces, with all proceeds going to benefit our FRESH BUCKS program!!  BTW — None of this could happen without the mad skills & guidance of Kathy at Sparrow Breads — both a regular Thursday vendor and BFM Board member! Thank you, Kathy!

Music / Entertainment Terrence Enyeart

Special Features —
Fresh Bucks – in honor of our 10 years as a market, we are matching the first $10 for our SNAP / EBT customers at each market – giving them more access to fresh produce. Stop by the market booth to learn more about the program – and about how you can help!

Kitsap Regional Library — with Violet the Bookmobile! Check out new books and bring back the old ones!

WSU Master Gardener Booth — at the market to answer all your tough gardening questions.

Face Painting – from 5:30-7:00pm, just $2 for half-face or $5 for a whole-face, with all proceeds going to our Fresh Bucks program!!

Market Vendors this Week:

Farmers:

Abundantly Green - will have fryers and broilers this week.  There will also be a fine selection of produce.
Davis Farmberries, yellow transparent apples, garlic, lettuce and some fresh flower bouquets 
Flying Dog Farm- Pasture-raised USDA processed beef and lamb
Gregory Farm & Johnson Orchard -two varieties of cherries, blueberries, apricots, plus salad greens and more!
Hansville Creameryfresh goat cheese with herbs
Hayton Farms Berries – fresh blueberries, blackberries, golden and red raspberries!
High Point Farms -pasture-raised USDA cuts of pork

K’s Urban Farmwith variety of salad greens and vegetables
Robbins Honey Farm - variety of honey and bee products
Sahali Farm - baby salad greens, and vermi-compost products.
Start Now -
bringing lettuce, tomatoes, kale, zucchini and raspberries!

Processed & Prepared Foods:

Barb’s Sweets & Treats - artisan candies and confections, including caramels, fudge, toffee, brittle, lollipops and marshmallows. Plus new! – jams and jellies from locally sourced fruits and berries!
CJ’s Evergreen General Store & CateringBFM Special: Vietnamese Steak Salad!Plus all the rest of their delicious BBQ fare, sweet treats, and local goods.
Half Baked -featuring chili, cornbread and salad + the NEW chili topped baked potato, a meal in itself!
Jimini’s - mini-donuts, deep-fried candy bars, apple cinnamon bites, hot dogs, coffee, cappuccino, water & soda

London Maid CrumpetsCrumpets! Plus Italian espresso conpana, mini crumpets, french toast and Sardinian flatbread
Mad Moose Pizza - handmade wood-fired pizza and lemonade
Mi Sueno Tacqueria - back with your favorite Mexican fare!
Mirracole Morsels - all gluten-free products! Featuring English muffins, rosemary and sandwich bread, cookies, granola, brownies and peanut butter cookies!
Purdy Organics
We will have first of the season pickling cucumbers and will be offering our organic Dill and spicy chip pickles.
Smoking Pig Foods- smoked cheeses and nuts
Sweet Dahlia Baking - variety of cookies and bars, pies and other sweet treats!
Viking Feast Ice Cream -
back at the market this week!

Crafters / Artisans:

Diane’s Dezinesvariety of jewelry and fused glass items
Inky QuillsHandcrafted, all natural, eco-friendly, cold process soaps for all skin types in a wide variety of scents. This Thursday we will be debuting our new, all natural Bug Repellent Lotion Bar!
Inspired by Athena -
Glass bottles wanted! Please inquire at Inspired By Athena’s booth. Bird feeders and Home & Garden Decor created from recycled glassware. Custom orders always welcome. Please stop by for more information.
Kylie’s Creations - crocheted items, including fashion, household items and toys
Madam Frankenstein – tarot readings
Made in Manette -
back at the market tomorrow, celebrating CHICKEN DAY!!
Papa Joe’s Canes – handmade reclaimed wood canes and walking sticks
Rengoose Creations – bringing greeting cards, gift tags, rubber band bracelets, dog collars, flip flops and drawings / paintings!

Tessa Essentials – beautiful selection of soap, lotion, essential oils, body spray, balms, fragrance oils and incense.


Thank you to our generous FRESH BUCKS sponsors!

At the Market – Sunday, July 6

July 5, 2014

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Sunday, July 6
10:30 – 2:30PM
Bremerton Ferry Terminal

Join us tomorrow for fresh produce and locally crafted goods! This weekend is also the first GamCon event at the Kitsap Conference Center – sure to be lots of fun for local fans!


Music — Acoustic Couti


Special Features – 

Fresh Bucks – in honor of our 10 years as a market, we are now matching the first $10 for our SNAP / EBT customers at each market. Stop by the market booth to learn more about the program – and about how you can help!

Face painting for all children at the market — $2 for half / $5 for a full face – and all proceeds go to our Fresh Bucks program!

Market Vendors this Week:

Farmers:

NEW! Conscious Crops- small farm in the Gig Harbor area, bringing a variety of fresh vegetables to the market!
Ders Garden - with a beautiful variety of flowers, fresh salad greens and veggies
Fresco - veggie and flower starts, baskets, and more! Plus Infused vinegars, handmade soaps and locally crafted bags.
Hayton Farms Berries- fresh blueberries, raspberries and blackberries!

Processed & Prepared Foods:
Amy’s Decadent Chocolates - locally made caramel apples, fudge, toffee, turtles, caramels, barks and confections!
Jimini’s - mini-donuts, apple cinnamon bites, deep fried snickers & twinkies, hot dogs, coffee and more!
Mirracole Morsels - all gluten-free products! Featuring English muffins, rosemary and sandwich bread, cookies, granola, brownies and peanut butter cookies!
Williams Family Salsa- delicious, locally made salsa!
 

Crafters / Artisans:
Advanced Bodywork Therapy– offering chair massage!
Desert Jill Design - crocheted and knitted items, including scarves, hats, tutus, toddler dresses and shawls
Diane’s Designs - variety of jewelry made with fused glass, including pendants, earrings, bracelets and more
F.R.O.G Soap- will have a good supply of our wonderful earth-friendly handmade Shaving Cakes (and Shaving Accessories), as well as our equally earth-friendly Liquid Handsoap in Vanilla, Peach, Spearmint and Lemon! We’ll be having 1/2 gallon refill jugs of our liquid soap at the shop in the next few weeks! See you at the Market!
Inspired by Athena - Glass bottles wanted! Please inquire at Inspired By Athena’s booth. Bird feeders and Home & Garden Decor created from recycled glassware. Custom orders always welcome. Please stop by for more information.
Inky QuillsHandcrafted, all natural, eco-friendly, cold process soaps for all skin types in a wide variety of scents. Inky Quills also has lotion bars made with certified organic rosehip seed oil available for purchase.
Lolly’s Hair Accessories & Gifts - (pictured above) – hand-painted & embellished flip flops, handmade hair accessories, sewn wallet pouches and crochet-edged wash cloths, headbands & more!
Madame Frankenstein - Tarot readings
Made in Manette – new items in the Sale Suitcase this week!
MW Artdesign – beautifully made silver jewelry, with semi-precious stones. Small wooden crafted clocks and mirrors.
NEW! RNR Originals - variety of hand-knit apparel items, including  sweaters, fingerless gloves and other accessories.


Thank you to our generous FRESH BUCKS sponsors!
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