January thru April 2004
You Since 1990
In This Issue
Annual Membership Meeting
Work Party at Stroh’s Field
Board Positions Open for
Adopt a Road
1st Day of the Market
Ed Hume at the Market
ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING
The GHFM annual membership
meeting will be held on Thursday, February 12, 2004 at 7 pm at the Gig Harbor
Grange No 445. It is located at the corner of Wollochet and Artondale
Drive. Only 2004 current paid members will be allowed to vote, and only one vote
per membership. Below are directions from Stroh’s Field to the Gig Harbor
1: Start out going West on HUNT
ST NW toward 38TH AVE NW.-0.4 miles
2: Turn LEFT onto WOLLOCHET DR NW.-1.7 miles
3: End at WOLLOCHET DR NW
& ARTONDALE DR NW GIG HARBOR WA
APPLICATIONS FORMS FOR THE
An application form/contract is
in enclosed. You may include your membership fee of $40 and stall space
fee of $15, if you plan on being there opening day, April 17, 2004.
Please make checks payable to:
Gig Harbor Farmers Market.
WORK PARTY AT STROH’S FIELD
The GHFM is
having a work party at Stroh’s Field on Saturday, April 10, 2004 from 9am to
11am. All GHFM members are invited
to come and help prepare the field for the April 17 opening day.
Please bring rakes, shovels, lawn mowers, weed whackers, trimmers, etc.
Let’s make it a fun, productive morning with all of us pitching in.
See you there!!!
Any questions, please call Raul Vonnegut (253)851-4967,
Dale Schultz (253)851-7397 or Steve White (253)884-9672.
Elections for the following positions will take place at
the Annual Membership meeting February 12, 2004 at the Gig Harbor Grange 7:00
Positions open on the board are:
Three Board of Director positions.
Doug Stegmiller at 253-265-6112.
GHFM ADOPTS A ROAD
Our Market has adopted a road as
a way to show our community our appreciation for their support of our market.
The road is Pt. Fosdick between Olympic and 356th
(both sides). Signs will
soon be erected on each side, so watch for them.
Danny Heath is Adopt-a-Road
committee chairman and needs volunteers willing to help with the cleanup.
The city provides safety equipment, caution signs, trash bags, etc.
The first work party is Tuesday, April 12th, at 10:00 am. If
you have questions, or plan to volunteer, call Danny at (360) 876-5852.
Please call first to find out where to meet and what you need to
know beforehand, and so that the number of volunteers doesn’t exceed the
Don’t worry if you can’t
make this work party, there will be three more work parties later this year.
ED HUME WILL BE AT THE MARKET APRIL 24
Hume is one of America’s best-know garden authorities. His talents as a
newspaper columnist, radio commentator, and television personality have grown to
where his television show, “Gardening in America” is the longest
continuously running gardening program in the nation.
garden articles have appeared in many local, regional, and national
publications, and he is the author of several books. But what Hume is perhaps
best know for is his radio program “Gardening With Ed Hume” that goes on the
air every Saturday morning in the Northwest.
Hume is also well known for his personal appearances and lectures,
drawing crowds of avid gardeners for all skills and ages. Hume Seeds also
supports Plant-A-Row for the Hungry.
or phone 253-851-7397 or Judy Heath at phone 360-876-5852 printing on
the 1st of the next
Qualifications (Raul Vonnegut)
Garden (Marion Hoober)
a Row for the Hungry (Susan Cruver)
Tent (Jeanine Vonnegut)
Morris (Jeanine Vonnegut)
Lund/GH Tourism (Dale Schultz)
Layout/Stall Assignments (Raul Vonnegut)
(Dale Schultz, Judy Heath and Jeanine Vonnegut)
Planning & Rules (Doug Stegmiller)
and Special Events (Dale Schultz)
If you would like to help with
any of these committees, please contact Dale Schultz at 851-7397 or via email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It is not necessary to be a Board member to help on any committee.
Come to the Board meetings to find out what’s going on.
Dale Schultz, Gig Harbor Flower Farm, 253-851-7397
Chair: Doug Stegmiller, Wooden Treasures, 253-265-6112
Lyn Schultz, Gig Harbor Flower Farm, 253-851-7397
Interim Secretary Jeanine Vonnegut
Judy Heath, Common Goods, 360-876-5852
Danny Heath, Common Goods, 360-876-5852
Andrew Mumford, A Taste of Eden, 253-851-4157
Maggie Mumford, A Taste of Eden, 253-851-4157
Jeanine Vonnegut, Vonnegut Farms, 253-851-4967
Raul Vonnegut, Vonnegut Farms, 253-851-4967
Market Manager: Steven White 253-884-9672
P.O. Box 1142
Harbor, WA 98335