BFM — THURSDAY, MAY 26, 4-7pm

Bremerton Farmers Market — Week of May 26
Join us this week at Evergreen Park as we welcome two more new vendors (see below) and parents / children from our local ECEAP (Early Childhood Education and Assistance Program) class. Be sure to stop by the Market Booth if you need “cash” and use your credit / debit / EBT card to get tokens!



photo from Harlow Gardens



At the Market this Week:
MUSIC:
Kinda Country

FARMERS / GROWERS:
Celestial Dream Gardens – variety of unique ornamental perennials & shrubs
Clark Farms Clark Farms is highlighting a few cuts this week along with offering a free recipe to try with each featured cut. First on the list is 100% grass fed beef shanks.  This cut makes for a sumptous Osso Bucco, perfect for crock pot or Dutch oven cooking.  Next on the list is 100% grass fed chuck roast, boneless, rolled and tied.  Make a Boef Bourginogn that is fall apart wonderful! Last, is short ribs, Texas or Korean style, with dark beer and fermented black bean. Jack Clark’s personal favorite!  Stop by the booth and pick up your Clark Farms, 100% grass fed beef along with a free recipe.    EBT Accepted
Flying Dog Farm (NEW VENDOR!) – USDA-processed, pasture-raised pork & lamb, onions and elephant garlic.  EBT Accepted
Hansville Creamery – Grade A whole raw goat’s milk, goat’s milk soap, & farmstead yarns. Vicky will also be helping the ECEAP kids with a small weaving project!
Harlow Gardens / Garden Bugs – this week Doug will have spinach, mustard, collards, kale, swiss chard, vegetable plants & nasturtium baskets. Garden Bugs will also feature hand-tied trout flies. And don’t miss out on the 3-in-1 Worm Ranch products, including worm tea & castings. Doug will also be demonstrating how the worms create compost tea! EBT Accepted
Pheasant Fields Farm – large variety of tomato & vegetable plants, herbs and bedding plants. Also bringing fresh eggs and spinach, and taking orders for fresh fryers. Kate will be working with our visiting ECEAP families to make small herb bowls. 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 – Terrapin Farms will be in attendance this week with asparagus, rhubarb, lettuce, salad mix, spinach, radishes, spring onions, Walla Walla salad onions, red salad onions, potatoes, apples and pears.  EBT Accepted
Wyckels Farm – herbs & some Asian greens.  EBT Accepted.


FOOD VENDORS:
CJ’s Evergreen General Store – featuring hamburgers, hotdogs, brats, & more!  Also find local honey, jams, salsa, syrups & baked goods.  EBT Accepted for certain items
Crimson Cove back this week with their delicious smoked salmon, nuts, cheese, and sea salts. EBT Accepted.
Emmy’s Vege House – Vegan / Vegetarian Asian foods, including summer rolls, kabobs, eggrolls, fried rice and noodles.
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! Don’t miss out on her scrumdiddlyumptious crumpets (freshly made, just minutes before the start of the market!) EBT Accepted

Morning Side Bakeryfeaturing fresh breads, danishes, muffins & cookies! EBT Accepted

Mt. Townsend Creamery – featuring 10 delicious cheeses with ingredients sourced from around WA state.  EBT Accepted
Sherwood Bakery – baked goods, including cakes, cookies, chocolates, + more!  EBT Accepted
Viking Feast Ice Cream – bringing new flavors of ice cream each week — introducing limited edition of our new item; ICE CREAM SANDWICHES! We will have Chocolate Chip Cookie-Vanilla, Peanut Butter Cookie-Chocolate and Sugar Cookie-Strawberry!  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!  EBT Accepted


ARTISTS / CRAFTERS:
A Glass Act – recycled glass garden art and totems, including flowers and bird feeders.
Anything but White – a wonderful display of color with her tie-dyed clothing & textiles.  Suzan will have pastel colored tie-dyed friendship bracelets for the visiting ECEAP children. In addition, she’s featuring kid-sized light weight backpacks — 1/2 off on Thursday, $5 instead of $10!
Chantal – handwoven and wired jewelry, wine bottle covers, cross-stitched pillows
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 It’s a May sale at Made in Manette.  All aprons are 20% off. Now also selling pieced pillow covers, with and without feather pillow inserts.  For the month of May, Kitsap Community Food Co-op members receive a 10% discount on all purchases. (Must show membership card). Carolee will also be greeting ECEAP families & handing out small soaps.
Mel’s Bells – Catholic and Protestant rosaries.  Hand-chained and -strung with crystal, cut glass, and semi-precious stones.  Also rosary bracelets and jewelry.  New this week: elegant multi-strand glass pearl necklaces and matching earrings.  Mel will also be making stretch bracelets with the ECEAP kids, a tradition continued from last year!
Mistarian RosesWant a quick little gift to tell that special someone you’re thinking of them? Stop by and pick out a pair of fused glass earrings on sterling silver posts – understated elegance at a great price. Since each pair is handmade, there will never be a second pair exactly like it, just like the one you love!
Natural Aquatics (NEW VENDOR!) – living aquariums, featuring miniature eco-systems with 2 frogs, a snail & their special live-gravel (it filters the water!)
Raimbeau Candles
– candles in various shapes, sizes & colors, as well as candle holders. Also featuring a variety of intricate chain mail jewelry.
RNR Originals – knitted baby and adult clothing, accessories & designs.
Sue’s Lavender + More! – Lavender soap bars, bath supplies, hair care, personal & pet care items (including gluten-free dog treats!), dried lavender, lavender tea, gift sets.


Photo: Made in Manette

VENDORS OUT THIS WEEK:
The Old Wheelbarrow
Scoops Roasted Nuts & Bavarian Bratwurst
Glenwood Gardens
Gregory Farm
Bon Bon Bakery
Sungate Dahlias
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.

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 is 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 (in place of cash), just ask the Market Manager, and she can get you taken care of right away!



Thank you to the City of Bremerton, and specifically to the Parks & Recreation Department,
for all of their help this year!
Thank you also to Carol Sue Rogers & Windermere for their generous donation & support!
          
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