It’s Opening Day!

It’s Opening Day!

Good Morning Kitsap!

We’re Back!!! Just like you we have been waiting for the season to come around and its finally here. Yay! Come on down and share the day and the boardwalk with us! We are open 9am-3pm.

Happy New Year Kitsap!

Your Port Orchard Farmers Market has been busy behind the scenes gearing up for this coming season. With time flying so quickly these days, April is just around the corner. Our vendors cant wait to share their products with the community.  Over the next few weeks and months we will be hosting meetings and continuing preparations needed to pull this off. This year we kick off with our Annual Membership Meeting. This is one of the biggies. If you ever thought of participating in any way feel free to join us. We are still looking for Sponsors, Volunteers, and we always welcome new vendors. Here are the details for the meeting

Annual Membership Meeting Potluck

Wednesday,  January 21st, 6:00 pm – 9:15 pm.

Port Orchard Events Center Pavilion at 701 Bay Street.

(Bring food to share. The board will bring napkins, plates, cups, forks, tea, and trash bags.)

  • Agenda
    • Meet our new manager 
    • Provide resolution for 2014 concerns
    • Approve the 2015 budget
    • Nominate our 2015 Executive Board  
      • Please consider electing the 2015 executive board at this meeting. 
        • Positions:
          • President – Vice President – Treasurer – Secretary – Webmaster/IT – Publicist – Member at Large
          • Event Committee ( Chili Cook-off, Tomato Taste-off, Harvest Dinner, Festival Weeks, Harvest Dinner) 
          • Farm Visit Committee (and Farm Tours Liaison)
  • All members should participate in the market business this year, either by committee or office.

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Harvest Dinner  –  October 12th

Celebrate the season at our annual Harvest Dinner!  This multi-course meal is created from market produce and features, seafood, wine, fruits, vegetables, breads, meats, and treats from our farmers market vendors.

Tickets are $25 and going fast. 

For tickets and information contact Market Secretary, Barbara Fangen, at secretary@pofarmersmarket.org.

You may also buy tickets at the market any Saturday.

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2014 TOMATO TASTE OFF WINNERS

Sorry for the delay but here our the winners for this years Taste Off. Thanks for those who took on the challenge and to those who helped make this event happen!

But first, a huge thanks to everyone who brought tomatoes to this local home grown just for fun event.
And let’s not forget our great judges: Donna Matthes, Pat Dees, Shirley Stokes and Danita Craft.
Also a big thanks to the Fathoms O Fun Royalty Court for volunteering to help us with the event! http://www.fathomsofun.org/Events/royalscholarshippageant.html

CHERRY
1st place Sungold
2nd place Sunsugar

PLUM/PASTE/ROMA
1st place “unknown” grown by Joe Berg
2nd place Black Plum

SLICER/SALAD/BEEFSTEAK
1st place Indigo Apple grown by Martin Family Orchard
2nd place Brandywine

HEAVIEST tomato was 20 ounce Pineapple grown by Martin Family Orchard

BIGGEST tomato was Hillbilly grown by Doug Millard

FUNNIEST LOOKING tomato was a Purple Cherokee grown by Martin Family Orchard

BEST IN SHOW tomato was a Brandywine grown by Laura Pittman-Hewitt.