At the Market – May 25th

It is going to be a GREAT DAY at Market!

We are getting into better weather and with that we have much more fresh products for you. Come down to the market today between 4pm and 7pm to see what our local farmers have to offer.

While you’re here bring along your yoga mat or blanket and take part in “Yoga at the Farmers Market”. This will be a reoccurring event this season, every 4th Thursday, put on by Viva Flow Yoga from 5:30pm – 6:30pm.

Interested in learning more about some of the produce found at our market? Stop by our Chef at the Market booth before you leave to sit in on Executive Chef Chris Nau’s food demo at 5pm and 6pm. He will be using all locally sourced ingredients from our very own farm vendors!

Vendors at the Market this Week

Musician – Soulcem Acoustic Duo

Chef at the Market – with Chris Nau, Executive Chef at the Boat Shed Restaurant. Two demos – 5pm and 6pm.

Yoga at the Farmers Market – Viva Flow Yoga will be leading a fun “Farmers Market” Flow Class in the park. No experience necessary. Bring your mat or a blanket and have fun. Oh ya, and it’s FREE! Takes place from 5:30pm – 6:30pm. Visit Viva Flows Facebook Event for more info!

Community Booths:
WSU Master Gardeners
Viva Flow Yoga

Farms:
Shorts Family Farm
Tom Farmer Oyster Co.
Abundantly Green Certified Organic Farm
Gregory Farm
JT Tapia Farms
Wintercreek Farm
Aguilar Farms
Taylors Honey Farm

Processor:
Crusty Crumbz on Seaview
Crimson Cove Smoked Specialties
Mama Suzy Sweets
Discover Kettle Corn
Laughing Dog Kitchen – Special on sweet vanilla almond cake slices!

Prepared:
Mad Moose Pizza
CJ’s Evergreen General Store & Catering
Copper Pasty
Satay Hut
Sugar Studios Crepes

Artisans:
Rachel’s Copper Creations
Mostly Wood, Pens & More
Dianes Dezines
Museables
RnR Originals
Made In Manette
Rengoose Creations
Westridge Art
Callout Press

 

Celebrate The Sunshine!

We have had a few rainy weeks to start our season, but today we are told the sun will be shining and the birds will be chirping. Bring your family down to the market to enjoy some of our amazing prepared food vendors, listen to some music, play at the park and SHOP LOCAL. We are open from 4pm – 7pm so come see us!

May 18th Market Vendors

Farms:
Shorts Family Farm
Tom Farmer Oysters
JT Tapia Farms
Abundantly Green Certified Organic Farm
Gregory Farm
Taylors Honey Farm
Aguilar Farm

Processor:
Mama Suzies Sweets
Crusty Crumbz On Seaview
Crimson Cove
Discover Kettle Corn

Prepared:
Mad Moose Pizza
Sugar Studios
Copper Pasty
Satay Hut
CJ’s Evergreen General Store & Catering

Artisans:
Museables
Mostly Wood, Pens & More
Rengoose Creations
Rachel’s Copper Creations
Made In Manette
RnR Originals
Dianes Dezines
Erin Body Care

Community Booths:
WSU Master Gardeners

 

Join Us For Another Great Market!

We had quite a kick off to our 2017 this past Thursday. Rain, thunder and lightening all joined us at market. Thank you to those of you that joined us for our opening day and took on the elements. We hope you will consider visiting today (and bring sunshine with you!).

Remember we are open from 4pm – 7pm Today – We hope to see you at Market!

May 11th Market Vendors

Musician:
Alex Ellis – Local Country Artist

Community Booths:
WSU Master Gardeners

Farms:
Thong Xiong Gardens (2 spaces)
JT Tapia Farm
Abundantly Green Certified Organic Farm
Taylor’s Honey Farm
Gregory Farm
Tom Farmer Oyster Co.
Short’s Family Farm

Processor:
Crimson Cove Smoked Specialties
Laughing Dog Kitchen
Discover Kettle Corn
Crusty Crumbz On Seaview
Mama Suzy’s Sweets

Prepared:
Mad Moose Pizza
Satay Hut
CJ’s Evergreen General Store & Catering
Copper Pasty: Copper Pasty is here again with their traditional Miner’s Pasty (pass-tee), their most popular Breakfast Pasty and Garden Pasties too!
Sugar Studio Crepes: Offering Mother’s Day hand decorated cookie gifts!

Artisans:
Westridge Art
Erin Body Care
Callout Press
Rachel’s Copper Creations
Made In Manette
RnR Originals
Rengoose Creations
Dianes Dezines

Beer/Wine:
Four Horsemen Brewery

Opening Day Is Finally Here!

Join us for Opening Day this Thursday, May 4th and help us kick off a fantastic 2017 Market season!

We have lots of fun and delicious things planned for you and yours. Come out and enjoy all that our community has to offer:

  • Special ribbon cutting ceremony with Mayor Lent and other local dignitaries (Starts promptly at 4pm)
  • 1st Annual “Dress Like Your Favorite Farmer” costume contest and parade (gather at 4pm for parade and judging of costumes at 4:30pm). Prizes will be awarded based on the following Costume categories:
    • Best “Kid” Farmer
    • Best “Pet” Farmer
    • Best “Overall” Farmer – (get it, overalls – he, he, he….)
  • Live Music from Felix Fabellano
  • Special kids activities including Handy Andy Magic Man, Airbrush tattoos,  and the YMCA.

We hope to see you at Market this week!

Vendors For May 4th, 2017

Music:

Felix Fabellano

Community Organizations:

WSU Master Gardeners
Art SLAM Studio
Bremerton YMCA
Handy Andy Magic Man

Farmers:

Short’s Family Farm
Pheasant Fields Farm
Abundantly Green
Around The Table
Aguilar Farms
Gregory Farm
Thong Xiong
JT Tapia Farms
Taylor’s Honey Farm

Prepared & Processed Foods:

Mad Moose Pizza
Sugar Studios
CJ’s Evergreen General Store & Catering
Discovery Kettle Corn
Laughing Dog Kitchen
Crimson Cove
Crusty Crumbz

Artisans:

Rengoose Creations
R&R Originals
Made In Manette
Diane’s Dezines
Gardens by Gates
Museables
Rachel’s Copper Creations
12th Man Custom Crafts

Wine & Beer:

4-Horsemen Brewery

 

 

Opening Day – May 4th!

Join Us for Opening Day – May 4th from 4pm to 7pm.

Join us Thursday, May 4th, as we celebrate the kick-off for the 2017 Bremerton Farmers Market season!

We have lots of fun activities planned for the day including a special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at 4pm with Mayor Lent, the Parks Dept. and City Council Members.

We will also be hosting our 1st Annual “Dress Like Your Favorite Farmer” costume contest and parade. Come to the market at 4pm dressed like your favorite farmer. Costume contest categories include:

  • Best “Kid” Farmer
  • Best “Pet” Farmer
  • Best “Overall” Farmer – (get it, overalls – he, he, he….)

Participants will gather by 4:30pm at the market info booth, judging will take place and prizes will be awarded at the market. You must be present at time of judging to win.

As always your favorite local vendors will be on hand from 4pm – 7pm providing farm fresh goods, hot eats, art & craft products and much more. We hope you will join us!

For our weekly market updates please follow us on our Facebook page!

Annual Membership Meeting – Feb. 16th

2017-annual-meeting-picThe Bremerton Farmers Market Annual Meeting will be on Thursday, Feb 16th at 6:30pm at Rice Fergus Miller (275 Fifth Street, Bremerton). We will have lots of great information to share regarding the upcoming 2017 market season, including printed vendor applications and an overview of our 2016 season. We will also have delicious treats provided by the board of directors and many friendly faces to catch up with!

Our elections are also upon us and we are now taking nominations for the markets Board of Directors. We are looking for a variety of skills and experiences, but mostly we are looking for people dedicated to local food and our community. A few donated hours per month can help ensure the market continues to grow and our community has access to quality local goods and food.

If you would like to help out please fill out the 2017 Board Nomination Form and submit it to us at manager@bremertonmarket.com.

We hope you will consider joining us for our Annual Meeting!

Board Nominations Open Now!

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Are you someone who is committed to local food and the community? Do you have a few extra hours a month to dedicate towards BFM’s goals and mission? Are you interested in or have past experience with leadership, business, marketing, bookkeeping or other financial skills?

If so we want you!

Just fill out our 2017 Board Nomination Form and submit it to us at manager@bremertonmarket.com

We hope you will consider joining us in growing our market and making 2017 our best season yet!