Thursday, August 19, 2021
Evergreen Park, 1400 Park Ave, Bremerton WA
Bring a chair, grab a bite to eat, and enjoy the park while listening to music on a lovely summer evening. Then, from 5:30-6:15 enjoy our FREE yoga class led by Kelsey Figone, a former teacher at Thrive Yoga Manette!
Today’s musician: Stephanie will be playing classic, folk, blues, and pop for us today. Remember to bring cash to thank her for her talents and her time!
Vendor Update: Sauced Food Truck, serving up traditional Filipino dishes with a Mexican twist, and Cariño’s Corner Taqueria, with “the best homemade Mexican food in town”, will be joining us for the first time this week!
This is the last week to catch Feather & Petal so be sure to come out and get your faux leather accessories for yourself or for a gift!
Community Booths: Wayzgoose Kitsap will be with us again today. Wayzgoose Kitsap is a public arts festival where up to 24 local artists will print hand-carved linoleum blocks with full-size steamrollers! Come buy a raffle ticket for the chance to win one!
The Parks Department will also be with us sharing information about becoming a Creative District. The Creative District Program works to help communities throughout the state thrive. Certification as a Creative District can bolster our creative economy, enhance vitality, and improve livability. This program provides a platform for artists and creatives to help develop their local economy. Come to the market to find out more!
SAVE THE DATE!
Next Thursday, August 26th, will be our Back to School market and you’re not going to want to miss it! Come celebrate a new school year with school supply and clothing giveaways, kids activities, and well-child exams and Covid-19 vaccine administration provided by Peninsula Community Health Services. We’ll also be collecting non-perishable food for the Backpack Brigade. See our website for more details!
Farmers Market Nutrition Program Applications
Applications are still available for the Senior Farmers Market Nutrition Program! This program provides $40 worth of checks for eligible seniors to use at farmers markets throughout Kitsap County. Stop by the Market Booth to pick up an application or go to www.mealsonwheelskitsap.org.
Kid’s Market Club
The first Thursday of June, July, August, and September, we’ll have a Grab and Go Activity for Kids OR Parents to pick up and take home. Kids ages 3-12 complete their activity at home and return to our Kids Club booth, show us it’s been completed, and receive $4 in special Kids Market Club BUCKS on ANY Thursday for the REST of that month. The beginning of each month starts a new Kids Market Bucks Activity. Kids Market Bucks can be used to buy fresh fruits, veggies, and edible plant starts. Kids who complete ALL 4 activities will receive a special reward at the end of the season.
Have you heard about the statewide SNAP Market Match program?
If you use SNAP/EBT/P-EBT:
Come to our Information Booth and tell us you’d like to SNAP Market Match
Swipe your EBT or P-EBT card for the amount you want to spend
You will receive that amount in EBT tokens and the same amount in SNAP Market Match dollars.
**BCFM is able to match up to $40/day/card**
You can use your SNAP Market Match bucks on all of the following items-
Seeds and plants that produce food (for example, tomato seeds or tomato plants)
All of our farm vendors accept SNAP market match for qualifying items
Market Open 4-7pm!
See you at the market!!!
|Vendors This Week:|
Bremerton Produce Company
Fuentes Family Farms
North Mason Mushrrom Farm
A Rae of Design
Feather & Petal – Last Week!
Little Bee Home
Rustic Cedar Company
Prepared & Processed Food
Cariños Corner Taqueria
Monica’s Waterfront Bakery
Sauced Food Truck
Wine & Cider
Bremerton Parks Department
Catalyst Public Schools