July 2nd 2020 at Pendergast Regional Park

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Finally July! We’ve got a great group of vendors lined up today. Our EBT is up and running and we are participating in SNAP Market Match. Don’t forget we offer the Snap Market Match. For every $1 in EBT a SNAP customer takes out at market they can get an additional $1 in Snap Market Match to spend on fresh produce! (up to $10), ask at the info booth for more information.

Hayton Farm Berries now has pre-order and pre-pay available, https://app.barn2door.com/e/94JNQ

As a reminder, we have temporarily moved to Pendergast Regional Park (1199 Union Ave W, Bremerton WA, 98312) to allow for the best social distancing as our City and County move through the different phases

Market opens at 4 and closes at 7 pm!
See you at the market!!

Farmers

  • Skokomish Valley Farms
  • Harsh Farm
  • Gregory Farms
  • Hayton Farms Berries

Crafters

  • Musables
  • RnR Originals
  • Knits@35000ft
  • Dianes Dezines

Processed Foods.

  • Caseys Cookies
  • Cool Pops Inc
  • Belfair Kettle Corn

 

June 25th 2020 at Pendergast Regional Park

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We are so excited to be expanding in our third week ofoperation for the 2020 market season! We’ve added lots of great new vendors to our market! A few new ones to make sure to check out today are: Cool Pops Inc, Feather and Petal, Belfair Kettle Corn and Creative Ginger.

As a reminder, we have temporarily moved to Pendergast Regional Park (1199 Union Ave W, Bremerton WA, 98312) to allow for the best social distancing as our City and County move through the different phases for reopening.

See you at the market!!

Vendors for June 18th 2020

Farmers

  • Skokomish Valley Farms
  • Taylors Honey Farm
  • Gregory Farms
  • Hayton Farms Berries

Crafters

  • Musables
  • RnR Originals
  • Creative Ginger
  • Feather and Petal
  • Dianes Dezines

Processed Foods.

  • Caseys Cookies
  • Cool Pops Inc
  • Belfair Kettle Corn

 

June 18th 2020 at Pendergast Regional Park

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We are so excited to be expanding in our second week of operation for the 2020 market season! We’ve doubled the number of vendors this week. Last week was a success and we were so happy our community came out to show support to our farmers and vendors.

As a reminder, we have temporarily moved to Pendergast Regional Park (1199 Union Ave W, Bremerton WA, 98312) to allow for the best social distancing as our City and County move through the different phases for reopening.

Join us at the market. Support and Shop Local!!

Vendors for June 18th 2020

Farmers

  • Harsh Farm
  • Skokomish Valley Farms
  • Taylors Honey Farm
  • Gregory Farms
  • Duckabush Mushrooms
  • Hayton Farms Berries

Crafters

  • Musables
  • RnR Originals
  • Creative Ginger

Processed Foods.

  • Caseys Cookies

 

Opening Day TODAY!!!

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We are so excited to be finally opening TODAY!! for our first Bremerton Community Farmers Market of the 2020 Season!!! Summer hours 4-7 pm.

But… its going to look a bit different! 

We have temporarily moved to Pendergast Regional Park (1199 Union Ave W, Bremerton WA, 98312) to allow for the best social distancing as our City and County move through the different phases. We are also starting off this week with only Farm Vendors, but hope to be able to add in all of the other awesome vendors we have lined up very soon.

Its going to be different but we are so grateful to be able to open again see all our favorite vendors and customers again.

We hope to see everyone out today to shop and support local!

*Parking for the market is designated in the first 3 rows of the Pendergast parking lot (don’t worry we will have someone to help direct you!)

Vendors for June 11th 2020

Farmers:

  • Harsh Farm
  • Skokomish Valley Farms
  • Taylors Honey Farm
  • Gregory Farms
  • Duckabush Mushrooms

 

BCFM Shoppers Oath

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We are so excited to see you again this Thursday, June 11th, at Pendergast Regional Park (1199 Union Avenue,Bremerton, WA 98312) for our first market of the 2020 season! This is a temporary location to allow for the best social distancing practices and we can’t wait to get back to our regular location once it is available.  

Call for Board Member Nominations

 

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Do you love farmers markets?
Are you passionate about supporting a sustainable and viable local economy?

Consider joining the BCFM Board and help us continue making a positive impact in our community!

The Bremerton Community Farmers Market is a fabulously welcoming and bustling market tucked among the trees and beside the sea at Evergreen-Rotary Park. Each Thursday from May to October we offer a market bursting with great vendors, music, educational opportunities, kids’ activities, and more. The market is responsibly managed with an eye to offering innovative programs and initiatives for our community. Our board is fun and forward-thinking, and we enjoy the work we do.

Qualified candidates have a passion for local, sustainable agriculture and the enthusiasm and drive to make things happen. We are looking for committed community members able to inspire others and build community relationships. We are looking for the following skills:

  • Ability to work well as a team to reach prudent decisions that further the BCFM’s mission
  • A background in finance, marketing and/or fundraising are strongly preferred.
  • Business or non-profit experience a plus
  • Working knowledge of budgets, short and long-range planning, policy development

Board member responsibilities require an average commitment of about 6-8 hours per month, for a three year term. Duties include attending monthly board meetings, plus other tasks as assigned (based on your skills and interest) such as working in committees, community outreach, special events planning, program planning and implementation.

To apply, please fill out the Board Nomination Form 2020 and e-mail to  manager@bremertonmarket.com.

3rd Annual Art Contest

 

The Bremerton Community Farmers Market (BCFM) is holding our 3rd Annual Art Design Contest and need your help to ensure we have an amazing food inspired piece of artwork to feature on our one of a kind 2020 market shirt! Not only will the design be viewed on shirts used for fundraising this season, but it will also be featured as part of this year’s market poster, postcards, and other promotional materials throughout 2020.

Our Humble Prize for the Winning Artwork:

  • $50 worth of Bremerton Community Farmers Market tokens, good for spending at any BCFM market vendor booth.
  • Recognition on our website and social media platform throughout the 2020 season
  • The warm fuzzy feeling of helping out a local organization with your talents – plus the joy of watching everyone look awesome in your unique design!

Design Criteria:

  • The following text (somewhere in your design): Bremerton Community Farmers Market (emphasis on COMMUNITY!)
  • Original artwork design
  • Three colors maximum
  • 300 DPI
  • If submitting hand drawn art, should fill 8 ½ x 11-inch paper

Things You Should Avoid Including:

  • Do NOT use photos
  • Do NOT use stock images or clip art
  • Do NOT submit copyrighted work
  • Do NOT include graphic/offensive art/images

To Enter:

Submissions are due by March 1st, 2020
Email designs to manager@bremertonmarket.com
Subject line: 2020 Market Art Design Entry
Include full name in your submission email along with any contact info needed for us to get a hold of you.

If your design is selected, we reserve the right to use your design in any manner, including but not limited to: reproducing the design, selling items bearing the design, changing or reworking the design by making color or size changes, making derivative works of the design, using the design on the Bremerton Community Farmers Market website and on promotional materials.

Happy Designing!

Community Impact Report

Thanks for a great Season

Thank you for all the community support!!

A huge thank you to our community sponsors, partners, volunteers, vendors, and customers.  2019 has been one of our most successful seasons yet and we could not have done it without you. It was our second year of the Kids Market Bucks Club and we served and educated over 515 children throughout the season about the importance of fresh foods and a healthy lifestyle. We have continued to grow our vendor base in hopes of providing our community with even more fresh, nutritious, locally grown options for their families. We are already looking forward to 2020 and hope to see you each Thursday May through mid-October for more farmers market fun!

Bremerton Community Farmers Market by the Numbers 2019:

  • 17075 Total Attendees with an average of 775 per market
  • 515 kids served through Kids Market Bucks Program
    • 15 kids participated in ALL 6 the kids market days, earning a special prize!
    • $3102 dollars provided to kids to spend on fruits and vegetables
  • $1802 Fresh bucks incentive program provided to low income shoppers to spend on fresh produce
  • Kitsap Harvest- 782 pounds donated which is valued at $1305.94
  • 23 markets with live music
  • Average of 25 vendors per market
  • 130 community organization booths
  • 69 unique booths/vendors

Final Market 2019

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Final 2019 BCFM October 10th, 2019

Its our final market of 2019! Make sure to stop by and say hello and stock up from your favorite farmers, artisans, wineries, and food vendors before we say goodbye until next spring. Mike “Burdman” Burdorff will be playing in the music tent.

We’ve had a wonderful year with lots of new faces, vendors, community groups and consumers! Special thank you to all our sponsors this year. (United Way of Kitsap, WIilco, the City of Bremerton, Molina Health Care, Peninsula Commuinty Health Services, Holly Ridge Center, Rice Fergus Miller, Fingers Duke, The Manette Clinic, Bremerton Rotary Club, Oranic Valley-Pacific Northwest Nova Group, Pheasant Fields Farm and Bremerton Letterpress).

We hope to see everyone out today to shop and support local!

As always, we offer the Fresh Bucks matching program. For every $5 in EBT a SNAP customer takes out at market they will receive $2 extra in Fresh Bucks to purchase even more fresh fruits & veggies. Just visit our market info booth for full information and how to get started.

We hope to see you at market!

Community Organizations
Eastside Drama Kids

Farmers
Around the Table Farm
Dusk to Dawn Farm
Gregory Farms
Walker Meadows
Harsh Farm
Roots Farm
Skokomish Valley Farms
Shorts Family Farm
Taylors Honey Farm
Red Cedar Farms

Processors/Prepared Food
Heavens Kettle Corn
Dudes Donuts

Wineries/Breweries
Stinas Cellars
Finn River
Seabeck Cellars

Artisans
Diane’s Dezines
Musables
RNR Originals
Catalyst Public School
Krys Kreations
Handy Andy