History

December 2018

 

November 2018

 

October 2018

  • October 1: “Edible Enumclaw” sold out and Pig Raffle winner Tamara Porath and alternate winner Will Marshall
  • October 9:
    • Board discussed making Edible Enumclaw and Pig Raffle annual fundraisers and due dates of upcoming grant applications
    • Board appointed Treasurer Peggy Vertrees (Northwest Woods Shop)
    • Sponsorship Program details approved by Board
  • October 15: Market Manager and Board present at City of Enumclaw Budget Workshop

September 2018

  • BarnRaiser crowdfunding campaign launched
  • Met with Mayor Jan Molinaro requesting City budget and logistics support
  • Met with Griffin & Wells Café to plan Edible Enumclaw event for Whole Pig Raffle drawing – Thank you Chef Amy!
  • Met with Olson’s Meats & Smokehouse to request donation of Pig Raffle processing – Thank you Adam Olson!
  • Met with Enumclaw FFA advisors about future high school internship support
  • September 20: Board discussed making a future By-Law change to add a Muckleshoot Tribal Member as a permanent Board Position
  • Participated in Tractor Supply’s Farmers Market promotion on September 24.
  • September 24: IRS EIN #83-2004415 granted
  • IRS 501(c)3 designation application submitted September 24 and approved September 28.
  • Domain name registration and web site set up for enumclawplateaufarmersmarket.org
  • September 26: City of Enumclaw Business License granted #BUS2018-0386

August 2018

  • Washington State Business License application submitted August 3 and approved August 4 – WA State UBI #604315211
  • Bank Account opened with assistance of Enumclaw Chamber of Commerce’s Community Enhancement 501(c)3 and CEO Troy Couch
  • Participated in “Sundays on Cole” and executed another Dot Survey
  • Whole Pig Raffle Fundraiser launched
  • PayPal account set up to accept online donations
  • August 15, 2018: Board Member Elections:
    • President – Lisa Smith, L & B Mini Ranch
    • Vice President – Julie Kintzi, Cart Before Horse Farm
    • Secretary – Lance Smith, S Bar J Farmstead
    • Market Manager – Elizabeth Clark
    • Treasurer – Position not filled
  • August 24: Market Manager and Muckleshoot Tribal Members Wendy Burdette, Sarah Burk and Romajean Thomas presented Fundraising Plan at Muckleshoot Tribal College

July 2018

  • Market Manager Elizabeth Clark offered support to “Sundays on Cole” and executed first Dot Survey on July 15.
  • Article of Incorporation submitted to Washington State by founders Elizabeth Clark, Julie Kintzi and Tamie Waugh on July 24 and approved July 25.
  • Steering Committee met at Enumclaw Public Library on July 25, 2018:
    • Walked future market location on Kasey Kahne Drive/1st Street
    • By-Laws adopted
    • Board Members installed Lisa Smith (L & B Mini Ranch), Julie Kintzi (Cart Before Horse Farm), Lance Smith (S Bar J Farmstead), Elizabeth Clark (Boise Creek Board Goats), Tamie Waugh (Cobber’s Pet Pantry), Joyce Behrendt (Ode To Joy Farm), Cara Landwehr
  • Board Member Lisa Smith and her husband Burt offered a whole pig to be raffled on as first fundraising effort

June 2018

Steering Committee met again to discuss the plan going forward

May 2018

Steering committee met to discuss the viability of starting a market