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Early Application Deadline – April 15

April 9, 2014

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The early application deadline for the BFM is Tuesday, April 15.  All applications postmarked on or prior to April 15 receive a $10 discount on the yearly membership fee.  Find our 2014 application here.

Applications can be mailed to: Bremerton Farmers Market, P.O. Box 5662, Bremerton WA 98312 or emailed to bremertonfarmersmarket@gmail.com.

2014 Vendor Applications NOW AVAILABLE!

March 12, 2014

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Interested in vending at the Bremerton Farmers Markets this year?

Click here to get more information about how to apply! The early application deadline is April 15 — and the first market is Thursday, May 1!  

Questions? Call 360-633-6137 or email bremertonfarmersmarket@gmail.com

 

BFM Annual Meeting – Feb 27 @ 7pm

February 17, 2014

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BREMERTON FARMERS MARKET
ANNUAL MEETING – FEBRUARY 27, 7:00pm
Rice Fergus Miller building, 275 Fifth Street, Downtown Bremerton

Join us for our Annual Membership Meeting, to discuss plans for 2014, vote in new Board members and vote on updates to BFM’s bylaws. Questions? Email bremertonfarmersmarket@gmail.com or call 360-633-6137.

2014 Vendor Applications are now available! Click here for more information about how to apply.

It’s 2014!

January 19, 2014

The Bremerton Farmers Market is currently working on the 2014 rules and application!  We hope to have everything ready to go in the next few weeks – and we will be sure to post the updates online, as well as send out an alert to all past vendors.

Mark your Calendars — we will be holding our Annual Vendor meeting on Thursday, February 27 at 7pm. Location TBD.

Holiday Market – Sun, Dec 8

December 6, 2013


HOLIDAY MARKET
Sunday, December 8
12:00PM – 4:00PM
Norm Dicks Government Center

Join us this Sunday, at our last market of the year! Santa Claus will be joining us at a special photo booth, and we will have lots of wonderful local produce and gifts for your friends and family.

Special Visitor! — Santa Claus! Printed photos will be available for purchase, or we can email you the digital photos for a donation!

Special Features —
Kitsap Community Food Co-op – find out about membership in the Co-op and ways you can help make it grow!
Fresh Bucks! — The Manette Neighborhood Coalition (MNC) has helped raise money for our SNAP fund! We will be able to match the first $10 for all EBT users at the Market! This means more fresh fruit, vegetables and proteins for our low income community! Thanks MNC!

Market Vendors this Week:

Farmers:

Flying Dog Farm - Natural pasture-raised lamb and beef
Gregory Farm & Johnson Orchard - Featuring lots of tasty cranberries and apples, plus kale and greens
Harlow Gardens & Garden Bugs -  Garden season extension ‘Hoop-It’ Raised Bed Garden Hoop Kits available for the gardener at Christmas. The kit includes 4-4ft Hoops, 4 yr, 6 mil plastic (10′x14′), and clips for $89.  Also, individual parts will be available. Garden Bugs will have lots of gift boxes of fly collections for the fly fishing person on your list, starting @ $28.
Robbins Honey Farm

Processed & Prepared Foods:
Anna Christina’s Fudge – featuring several flavors of fudge, including Candy Cane!
Barb’s Sweets & Treats
Bon Bon Bakery
London Maid Crumpets - serving hot toasted crumpets with a delicious cranberry citrus topping. 8oz. jars will be available to take home. Cost $6.00.
Smoking Pig Foods- delicious smoked cheeses and nuts
Sparrow Breads
Viking Feast Ice Cream
- along with handmade cones!

Crafters / Artisans:

Desert Jill Design
Diane’s Dezines

Junor Ductfeaturing duct tape wallets of all sizes and colors!
Made in Manette
Mirstan Enterprises
NEA Design

Salish Soap Co.
Sue’s Lavender & More! -  We will have home made “Chocolate & Orange” soap bars (introduced at the Chocolate festival), votive candles, gift baskets.
Tessa Essentials
Wooden Clothespin


The Neighborhood Challenge is on!  Go to our website and donate to the Bremerton Farmers Market SNAP fund , and help provide matching dollars to local SNAP / EBT users in our community!

Donate NOW! to the Bremerton Farmers Market 2014 SNAP Fund

November 21, 2013

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The Manette Neighborhood Coalition (MNC) is challenging friends and neighbors across the city of Bremerton to match the MNC donations to the Fresh Bucks program of the Bremerton Farmers Market (BFM). For 2014 Fresh Bucks will match the first $10 of SNAP/Food Stamps customers spending on produce and meat at each market. During Farmers Market season, this could add up to an extra $80 a month per family for fresh fruits, vegetables and meat.  Our goal is to raise $10,000 for the 2014 market year. In Manette, we have already raised $1000 of that. Will your neighborhood or service organization accept the challenge?

Unlike the supermarket, every dollar spent at the Bremerton Farmers Market grows the economy in Bremerton, Kitsap County and Washington State. Every dollar donated to Fresh Bucks helps out local families at least twice—once to the SNAP users family and once to the farmers’ families. In Seattle, $55,000 invested in supplementing SNAP users fresh produce purchases resulted in more than $125,000 in spending in the local economy.

In order to have enough to eat every month, almost 25% of Bremerton households use food assistance. 90% of SNAP recipients live in households with children, seniors or the disabled.  Starting this month (November), households using SNAP had a big cut in money for food, due to the expiration of the 2009 Recovery Act.  These dollars not only feed our friends and neighbors, but they also provide income to our local businesses.

Your donation will provide nutritious, local food to a hungry family, and help keep the farming economy in Kitsap alive. Just $10 helps buy $20 worth of fresh, local food for a needy family.

You can make your donation via PayPal (button below) or by sending a check to Bremerton Farmers Market, PO Box 5662, Bremerton WA 98312.  Thank you!

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November 17, 2013

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