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Posted August 02, 2018 | Beth Wilson

Kitsap Peninsula Farmers Markets in 2018!

Spend less of your time in grocery stores and more time out and about on the Kitsap Peninsula visiting our farmers markets this summer. These primarily open-air markets aren’t just a place to buy your seasonal produce, cut flowers, artisan foods, and locally made jewelry, art and more. They’re a chance to connect with your community!

Bainbridge Island 

On summer Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., head to the heart of Bainbridge Island at the Town Square near City Hall Park, where you can meet and greet others in the community while you shop at this sweet location between the Bainbridge Performing Arts center and City Hall, just a block up from Winslow Way. Master Gardeners are available to answer all your plant concerns and questions.

Belfair

The Belfair Saturday Market offers a wide variety of locally grown or made produce and products. Set up at the Belfair Elementary School across from the Mary E. Theler Community Center and the beautiful Wetland Preserve, the fun starts at 9 a.m.

Bremerton

In the cool, grassy shade of towering trees, experience live music and a view of the Port Washington Narrows every Thursday from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. while you make the rounds of the vendors set up in beautiful Evergreen Rotary Park in Bremerton. On the 3rd Thursday of each month, there is a Chef at the Market food demonstration, and on the 4th Thursdays, enjoy free, all-levels (and ages!) Yoga at the Market sessions.

Gig Harbor

At the Gig Harbor Waterfront farmers market every Thursday from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., stroll through the vendor tents in the grassy area of beautifully renovated Skansie Brothers Park. Take a break from shopping to have lunch, dinner, dessert, or a snack at one of the many food tents.

Now, the Thursday farmers market isn't your only option in Gig Harbor. The Gig Harbor Peninsula Marketplace is open on Saturdays at 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and runs through September in the former Peninsula Gardens Nursery. In addition to your purchases, get free gardening advice and resources from the Master Gardeners.

Kingston

Visit the local vendors on the beautiful lawn of the Port of Kinston Marina at Apple Tree Cove every Saturday beginning at 9:30 a.m. and closing at 2:30 p.m. through October 14th. Kingston Farmers Market also provides programs, information about community events and organizations, a Master Gardener booth and more. Later in the day at around 6:00 p.m. enjoy Kingston's Cove Summer Concerts at the Pavillion!

Port Orchard

Port Orchard Farmers Market has been providing local products to the community since 1979! You can visit this community market on the waterfront near Bay Street and Harrison Ave every Saturday until October 14th. The market starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m., so you can grab breakfast or lunch (or both!) and enjoy live entertainment while you shop.

Poulsbo

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Poulsbo Farmers Market! This long-running community market is held in the parking lot of Gateway Fellowship, just up the road from the Historic Downtown Poulsbo waterfront. The market is open from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.

Silverdale

Tuesday afternoons provide you with not one, but two opportunities to experience the freshest and best that Silverdale has to offer! Stop by the Tractor Supply Store to visit the Silverdale Farmers Market between noon and 5 p.m., then swing on by Old Town Silverdale, where The Kitsap Community & Agricultural Alliance runs the Central Kitsap Farmers Market between the Waterfront Park and boat launch from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. On August 14th, in addition to shopping, live music and other activities, you can take part in a free, family- and beginner-friendly yoga session on the waterfront!

Port Gamble

Visit the Port Gamble Farmers Market on Sundays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for fresh produce, unique gifts and gourmet foods. The market is set up throughout August and September on Puget Way in downtown Port Gamble. While you’re there, enjoy live music and all the quaint charm this former logging town has to offer!

This year, Suquamish and Lynwood Center are not holding farmers markets.

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