We’ve got lots of great things in store this Thursday at the Market! Join us for our Children’s Gardening Classes, Chef at the Market demos, or bring a favorite instrument to play during the Acoustic Jam at the Market!
A special THANK YOU to Kathy Albro of Sparrow Breads and Karesha Sahali of K’s Urban Farm for all of their work last week for the Bremerton Brewfest! With their leadership, we raised close to $1,000 for our Fresh Bucks program!
Thank you also to our wonderful volunteers: Carolee Valentine, Jean Schanen, Whitney Hood, Adam Simmons, Tamara Smith, Patrick Watson, Brian Albro, Arnie Lusis, Daina Lusis, Justus Steckman & Connie Quatermass!
Special Features —
— Chef at the Market — with Chef Chris Plemmons of Olympic College. Demonstrations at 5:00pm and 6:00pm – showing how to simply prepare fresh produce from the market, using ingredients from our local farms!
— Children’s Gardening Classes — This week, featuring Peter Rabbit’s (actually Mr. McGregor’s) Garden — with real rabbits and a read-aloud of The Tales of Peter Rabbit! Classes at 5:00pm and 6:00pm.
—Read Up! Program — at the market this Summer, with read-aloud sessions, free books and giveaways for children from birth to age 8.
—Fresh Bucks— in honor of our 10 years as a market, we are matching the first $10 for our SNAP / EBT customers at each market – giving them more access to fresh produce. Stop by the market booth to learn more about the program – and about how you can help!
—WSU Master Gardener Booth — at the market to answer all your tough gardening questions.
—Face Painting — just $2 for half-face or $5 for a whole-face, with all proceeds going to our Fresh Bucks program!!
Market Vendors this Week:
Abundantly Green –will have fryers and broilers this week. There will also be a fine selection of produce. Davis Farm – Fava beans, berries, kale, garlic, onions, herbs, yellow transparent apples, salicornia (pickle weed), zucchini, and fresh flower bouquets Flying Dog Farm– Pasture-raised USDA processed beef and lamb Gregory Farm & Johnson Orchard –two varieties of cherries, blueberries, apricots, plus salad greens and more! Hansville Creamery – fresh goat cheese with herbs Harlow Gardens – back at the market this week with loganberries, maybe blueberries, salad mix, kale, salad onions, lots of fresh garlic, and maybe some cukes. Plus, check out Aqua-Terra’s new Christmas Fly Fishing ornaments. You can order now in colors for your tree décor or gifts. Hayton Farms Berries – fresh blueberries, blackberries, golden and red raspberries! High Point Farms –pasture-raised USDA cuts of pork K’s Urban Farm – featuring peas, carrots, kale, zucchini, tomatoes and New Zealand spinach Robbins Honey Farm – variety of honey and bee products Sahali Farm – baby salad greens, and vermi-compost products. Start Now– bringing lettuce, tomatoes, kale, zucchini and raspberries! Wyckels Farm– Back at the market this week!!
Processed & Prepared Foods:
Barb’s Sweets & Treats –artisan candies and confections, including caramels, fudge, toffee, brittle, lollipops and marshmallows. Plus new! — jams and jellies from locally sourced fruits and berries! CJ’s Evergreen General Store & Catering – BFM Special: Pulled Chicken Sandwich with Coleslaw and BBQ Corn on the Cob!Plus all the rest of their delicious BBQ fare, sweet treats, and local goods. Half Baked –featuring chili, cornbread and salad + the chili topped baked potato, a meal in itself! Jimini’s– mini-donuts, deep-fried candy bars, apple cinnamon bites, hot dogs, coffee, cappuccino, water & soda London Maid Crumpets – Crumpets! Plus Italian espresso conpana, mini crumpets, french toast and Sardinian flatbread Mad Moose Pizza– handmade wood-fired pizza and lemonade Mi Sueno Tacqueria – featuring a variety of your favorite Mexican fare! Mirracole Morsels –all gluten-free products! Featuring English muffins, rosemary and sandwich bread, cookies, granola, brownies and peanut butter cookies! Purdy Organics – We will have Whole spicy & Dill pickles this week the first of the season!! We will also have spicy & dill chips! Smoking Pig Foods– smoked cheeses and nuts Sparrow Breads – Mixed Flour Walnut & Raisin Bread, Assortment of Sourdough Bagels, Ciabatta with Spelt, Bialys, Finnish Rye, Multi-grain Loaf, Hazelnut Fig Levain, Sourdough Baguettes, Classic and Custom Sourdough Loaves Sweet Dahlia Baking – variety of cookies and bars, pies and other sweet treats! Viking Feast Ice Cream–locally made Icelandic ice cream and waffle cones!
Crafters / Artisans:
Acupuncture & Wellness Center – if people choose to pre-pay for a Chinese Medical Exam (normally $46, but marked down to $20 for the market), they receive a gift certificate to give to someone else for an appointment! Plus, all money collected at the farmers market is donated back to the market! Diane’s Dezines – variety of jewelry and fused glass items Inky Quills – Handcrafted, all natural, eco-friendly, cold process soaps for all skin types in a wide variety of scents. This Thursday we will be debuting our new, all natural Bug Repellent Lotion Bar! Inspired by Athena– Glass bottles wanted! Please inquire at Inspired By Athena’s booth. Bird feeders and Home & Garden Decor created from recycled glassware. Custom orders always welcome. Please stop by for more information. Madam Frankenstein – tarot readings Made in Manette–featuring hand sewn and knit products, including aprons and baprons! Papa Joe’s Canes – handmade reclaimed wood canes and walking sticks Rengoose Creations – bringing greeting cards, gift tags, rubber band bracelets, dog collars, flip flops and drawings / paintings! Tessa Essentials – beautiful selection of soap, lotion, essential oils, body spray, balms, fragrance oils and incense.