This week’s Market: May 12

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!  EBT Accepted
Harlow Gardens / Garden Bugs – lettuce, spinach, kale, 3 types of 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 – Lots of heirloom tomato plants this week, along with Waltham butternut, acorn & amber cup squash starts. Also featuring pottery, fused glass, & natural 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:
CJ’s Evergreen General Store – featuring burgers, hotdogs, salmon & veggie burgers, as well as honey, jams, syrups & baked goods  EBT Accepted for certain items
Crimson Cove – delicious smoked salmon, nuts, cheese, and sea salts. They will be sampling their peppered smoked sockeye this week!  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
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!

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!
Mel’s Bells – Catholic and Protestant rosaries.  Hand-chained and -strung with crystal, cut glass, and semi-precious stones.  Also rosary bracelets and jewelry.  Special this week: beaded cocktail rings, $15 each or 2 for $25.
Mistarian Roses – The overcast skies inspired us to create a little *bling* for your fingers! Stop by and try on a hand beaded ring…dare we say get your Ring Bling on?!
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.
Sue’s Lavender + More! – Lavender soap bars, bath supplies, hair care, personal & pet care items, dried lavender, lavender tea, gift sets.

VENDORS OUT THIS WEEK:
The Old Wheelbarrow
Glenwood Gardens
Gregory Farm
Wyckels Farm
Bon Bon Bakery

Borrowed Kitchen 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 selling items to fundraise for their upcoming trip.  This week, the girls will be selling hand-painted market bags!

COMMUNITY PARTICIPANTS:
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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