AT THE MARKET THIS WEEK!!

Are YOU going to be at the market?  OPENING DAY, Thursday from 4-7pm at Evergreen-Rotary Park!! Take a look at our list of vendors!

FARMERS / GROWERS:
Celestial Dream Gardens – variety of ornamental perennials & shrubs
Clark Farms – local, 100% grass fed, dry-aged beef that is antibiotic, hormone and steroid free.  Each individual package is frozen and vacuum sealed for freshness.  Cuts range from sumptuous steaks to fabulous slow-cook roasts — or try a fun cut like stir fry to make fajitas for Cinco de Mayo!  EBT Accepted
Gregory Farm – Paul is bringing what’s left of his green onions & selling CSAs  EBT Accepted
Harlow Gardens / Garden Bugs – lettuce, spinach, kale, mustard greens, cut herbs, veggie plants, herb plants, ornamentals. Doug’s new venture called Garden Bugs will be featuring hand-tied trout flies! And don’t miss out — he is also selling 3-in-1 Worm Ranch products, including worm tea & castings.  EBT Accepted
Pheasant Fields Farm – large variety of tomato plants and bedding plants. Also bringing fresh spinach, parsnips, plump radishes, and fresh eggs.  They will also be taking orders for fresh fryers – that will be ready soon.  EBT Accepted
Secret Garden Lavender & Herb Farm – lavender plants and herbs, as well as lotions, soaps & other bodycare products.
Sirena Pepper’s Garden & Gallery – tomato plants, as well as artwork & bodycare products.  EBT Accepted
Start Now – plant starts and fresh picked greens.  EBT Accepted
Terrapin Farms – several varieties of lettuce, radishes, spinach, spring onions, and over-wintered applies, potatoes & onions.  EBT Accepted

FOOD VENDORS:
Borrowed Kitchen Bakery – good selection of tasty breads, including stuffed mini-baguettes & their favorite cinnamon roll bread!  EBT Accepted
CJ’s Evergreen General Store – featuring Mexican food for Cinco de Mayo, as well as honey, jams, syrups & baked goods  EBT Accepted for certain items
Crimson Cove – delicious smoked salmon, nuts, cheese, and sea salts  EBT Accepted
Hummingbird Hill Soda – homemade soda in a wide variety of flavors! Sold individually or in six-packs — try each one to find your favorite!  EBT Accepted
London Maid Crumpets – Kris will be ready with her fresh crumpets and crackers! Don’t miss out on her scrumdiddlyumptious crumpets (she even told me that she would be making them right up until the start of the market on Thursday afternoon!) EBT Accepted
Scoops Roasted Nuts & Bavarian Bratwurst – as their name might suggest, Scoops is bringing their delicious bratwurst and roasted nuts to the market again this year! Get in line for some tasty goodness!  EBT Accepted for certain items
Mt. Townsend Creamery – featuring 10 delicious cheeses with ingredients sourced from around WA state.  EBT Accepted
Viking Feast Ice Cream – bringing new flavors of ice cream each week — keep an eye out on our Facebook page to find out what’s coming on Thursday!  EBT Accepted for ice cream pints.
World’s Best Kettle Korn – where would the market be without the World’s Best Kettle Korn?!  When the wind is right, your nose will carry you straight to their booth for freshly popped kernels!

& Morning Side Bakery will also be joining us — bringing fresh breads, danishes, muffins & cookies!

ARTISTS / CRAFTERS:
A Glass Act – recycled glass garden art and totems, including flowers and bird feeders.
Anything but White – Suzan will be bringing a wonderful display of color with her tie-dyed clothing & textiles. A much needed bright spot of color and cheer after some cloudy days!
Diane’s Dezines – beautiful selection of handcrafted jewelry & accessories, including wire-wrapped gemstones, bracelets and necklaces.
June Carrol Enterprises – handcrafted jewelry, photo greeting cards, original small paintings and limited edition prints.  June’s acrylic original paintings are currently featured in two different galleries – one in Seattle & another in Port Orchard.
Made in Manette – welcomes all old and new customers to the Bremerton Farmers Market!   Carolee has been working hard all winter, and you can expect a new look, as well as some new products.  Watch this newsletter over the season for special sales , and don’t forget to bring your soap punch cards!
Mistarian Roses – a selection of Spring-inspired, delicate bracelets for people to wear while thinking thoughts of warmer weather and flowers to come.  To celebrate their premier at the Bremerton Farmer’s Market, they are offering 10% off of their stretchy cord bracelets! They are also bringing a selection of Julie’s new “Mermaid” series of handwoven bracelets – Czech and Japanese glass beads on silk thread, finished with a sterling silver clasp.  Unique fused glass jewelry and magnets will round out their market offerings for the week.
Raimbeau Candles – featuring candles in various shapes, sizes & colors, as well as candle holders. Additionally, they will be selling a variety of intricate chain mail jewelry.

VENDORS OUT THIS WEEK:
Mel’s Bells Jewelry
Sue’s Lavender + More!
The Old Wheelbarrow
Glenwood Gardens
Wyckels Farm
Bon Bon Bakery



YOUTH VENDORS / PARTICIPANTS:
Lillian Wessels & Haili McDonough – As part of their involvement with the People to People Ambassador Program, Lillian and Haili will be helping the Market with the Children’s Programs, as well as fundraising for their upcoming trip.  This week, the girls will be showing children how to make paper flowers!  A very bright & festive activity for our Cinco de Mayo celebration, as well as a good idea for a Mother’s Day gift!

COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS:
Relay for LIfe – Michelle Ostaszewski will have a booth for face painting at the market this week!  All donations she receives will go toward the Relay for Life (a major event for the American Cancer Society). And I’m pretty sure she is welcoming “kids” of all ages!

WSU Master Gardeners – As always, your friendly Master Gardeners will be at the market to answer all of your gardening questions and plant problems!  Do your best to stump them! They are located at the Market info booth, and are just hanging out there to talk with you — so take advantage of their time!  If you have a plant in question, bring in a sample or photo for them to look at.

Bremerton Farmers Market – our Market info booth will be located near the center of the market. Stop by and talk with the Market Manager about volunteering at the market, or perhaps becoming a Community Member for just $50 / year.  We will also be selling seeds this year, with the bulk of the proceeds staying with the market — all seeds are just $3 / packet.  And don’t forget — if you need to get tokens, just ask the Market Manager, and she can get you taken care of right away!

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