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There are always interesting things going on in the West Sound, and we like to keep you informed about all the news and local happenings. Here you’ll find the latest local community news.

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gleaning

Become a Gleaner to Pick Produce for Those in Need (and Yourself)

Kitsap Harvest is a program that organizes volunteers to pick surplus fruits and veggies from farms, yards and gardens across Kitsap County. This activity is called “gleaning.” Kitsap Harvest donates the fresh produce to local organizations that feed people, like food banks, shelters, school summer … read more

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(Photo courtesy Great Peninsula Conservancy)

Take a Nature Walk in One of Kitsap’s Greenspace Treasures with GPC

The Great Peninsula Conservancy (GPC) is launching an event series across Kitsap Peninsula in August. Nate Daniel, the new executive director of GPC, will lead nature tours through three well-known community greenspaces and parks: Ueland Tree Farm, Port Gamble Forest Heritage Park and … read more

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Miller Bay Preserve (Photo courtesy Jonathan Decker)

Two Local Groups Partner to Preserve Scenic Shoreline and Forest

Great Peninsula Conservancy has partnered with Friends of Miller Bay to save 13 acres of critical forest and shoreline habitat on Miller Bay in north Kitsap County. The preserve connects conserved lands in the Grovers Creek Watershed. Great Peninsula Conservancy (GPC) — a … read more

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Pressing Marine Greens

The Art of Science — Pressing Marine Greens

The pairing of seaweed science and art may sound like an unlikely combination, but on May 28, 30 event-goers got a taste of the fun at a seaweed pressing workshop in Bremerton. WSU Kitsap Extension, Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife, the SEA … read more

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WSU Wild Food Exploration and Cooking Demonstration

WSU Kitsap County Extension Hosts a Wild Food Exploration and Cooking Demonstration

Have you ever hit the trail instead of the grocery store for your dinner ingredients? With spring in bloom, edible flowers, roots, barks and mushrooms cover the forest floor. In April, WSU Kitsap County Extension, Olympic College and the Keta Legacy Foundation partnered … read more

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Gig Harbor Beer Fest

Enjoy 25 Craft Breweries and Live Music at Annual Gig Harbor Beer Fest

The unofficial summer kickoff in Gig Harbor starts with an annual fundraiser benefitting the Gig Harbor Kiwanis. The Eighth Annual Gig Harbor Beer Festival on Saturday, May 18, brings 25 brewers to the Uptown Gig Harbor Pavilion from noon to 5 p.m. — … read more

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Melinda West Woven Art

Heronswood Art Gallery Features Northwest Fiber Weavings and Traditions in March

Beginning March 1, the Heronswood Art Gallery will hosting CEDAR: Northwest Fiber Weavings & Traditions, an exhibit featuring the weaving mastery of Melinda West and other noted fiber artists. West is an Indianola artist and teacher who has been developing her craft for … read more

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Martha & Mary AT HOME's skilled caregivers form close bonds with their clients, offering warm companionship and a wide array of in-home, nonmedical care services, including meal preparation, transportation to appointments and medication reminders.

Martha & Mary AT HOME Receives 10th Consecutive National Award

Martha & Mary AT HOME recently received the 2019 Best of Home Care – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. This year marks the 10th time in a row that the in-home caregiving operation, based in Poulsbo, has won this prestigious … read more

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