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Berea Gardens:  Market open


Hi Friends,

We have molasses on our minds with the festival last week so Lynnita is going to make a batch of Molasses Oat Bread. We also have some Broccoli added to our list, and the muffins this week will be made with our fresh harvest of Sunshine Kabocha, the most delicious of the winter squash we grow.

Melody will be back at the market this week, along with Tom and his superb sweet potatoes. Kenny will be furnishing some wonderful greens,turnips and more, and Circle S Farms will also be here.

Hope to see you!

Bob & Lynnita

The Wednesday Market:  Another Crisp Sunday Morning - Another Opportunity to Order!


Good morning.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. Check the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Have a great afternoon, and we’ll see you at the Market. Thank you for supporting Georgia Grown!

Thanks,

Beverly

Stones River Market:  Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday


Welcome to the October 24th and 25th Stones River Locally Grown Online Farmers Market! Pickup your order on Wednesday October 27th, 5-6:15pm

  • New Fall and Winter Hours:
    As the days get shorter we are adjusting our pickup times on the porch to 5-6:15. Please adjust your schedules accordingly! If you can not make the new hours, please let us know before closing, we can make your orders available with Quinn’s Mercantile so you can stop by and pick them up.
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Please share our market web address with your health-conscious friends, via text, email, or social media (and/or forward this message). https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net The more healthy members we have, the more variety of produce and product we can provide!

The Market opens at 8:00 am on Sunday morning and closes at 10:00 pm Monday evening. Order early before we run out of that one item you “must have!” You can always come back to order more (and some growers may identify added produce while the market is open).

We look forward to seeing you on the Porch this Wednesday, October 25th from 5-6:15, with deliveries following. Know that our growers have the hour prior to get their products organized so things might be a bit hectic (and crowded) if you come early.

Please comment to the Manager when you checkout if you require curb service, and include your anticipated time of arrival so we can have your order ready and watch for your arrival.

Delivery Service is available for $10 within a 10 mile radius of Murfreesboro, outside areas additional $1.00 per mile is added. Delivery is also available to Woodbury at a host location. If this is the first time you’ve requested delivery please put your address in the comments before you check out an d any special instructions. An Invoice will be emailed to you that includes a $1.00 Invoice fee after your order is Delivered. Venmo is also available, leave in comments your account information and code. Please make sure your email and address is current.

  • FROM THE MARKET….Calling ALL CRAFTERS: The Market is looking for Crafters that would be interesting in selling items through the upcoming Holiday Season on the Market or be added to the Market full time. These items would be made by you – no resellers. This is a great opportunity to showcase items that you make or build. Example: Jewelry – necklaces, bracelets, earrings or Pottery or Rugs or Scarves or Woodwork or Metal Work etc. Please contact us through the market email – or leave a voice message for the Manager and we will get back in contact with you.*

Our Grower’s News:

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse: It’s Christmas time in Tennessee! Well, not really, but it is time to put in your order for decorations from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse. This year I will be selling at Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm in Woodbury, and I want to be sure to reserve enough decorations for all my local friends.

So here is how this will work: prepay the total cost now, and reserve a delivery date. Note: it will be easier for me to fill your order on a later date. I promise I will not run out of wreaths and kissing balls, but it’s hard to make as many as are wanted early in the season. They should last about a month if outside, and will be just as beautiful after Christmas as before. Delivery will begin the first Wednesday of December and continue till all orders are filled. Order and pay now, pick up and enjoy in December. Coming in a month or so: Christmas cacti and African violets, both with foil florist pot wrap.

Mama D’s Bakery: Hi everyone! We have everything available this week!! We have Hummingbird Cake (with a gluten/dairy free option too), Pumpkin Spice Bagels, Pumpkin and Gingerbread Cake Rolls, Jumbo Pumpkin Muffins, Ginger Cookies, Sourdough Sandwich Loaf, Oatmeal Cookies, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, Strawberry Swirl Bread, Raspberry Swirl Bread, and Apple Cinnamon Swirl Bread, Blueberry Muffins, Crusty French Bread, Organic White Wheat Bread, Mocha Muffins, Chocolate Swiss Roll, Cinnamon Rolls, Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls, Blueberry Lemon Yeast Rolls, Banana Bread and Pumpkin Bread(with the option of nuts or not), Bagels(plain, cinnamon-raisin, blueberry, and everything), Donuts(cake and yeast), Cream Cheese Danishes, Pies(chocolate fudge, pecan, chocolate chip pecan, pumpkin and sweet potato), Cookies, Granola and Protein Bars, Yeast Breads, Sourdough Breads, and Fruit Scones. Thanks so much to everybody for your business!

Rainbow Hill Farm: Apples available this week – Rome, Jonagold, Mutsu, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious. Acorn, Spaghetti Squash, Cabbage 10-15 pounds great for kraut or rolls and Kennebec Potatoes.

Sing Bee Honey: Fall is in the air! It is time for fall festivals, warm sweaters, and backyard fires. But, are you ready for cold and flu season? Honey has been shown to lessen symptoms of sore throat and suppress cough. Several studies have shown the benefits of honey when used for respiratory symptoms. You can read more with a quick search of WebMD or Mayo Clinic online. Recommended methods of taking honey include eating a spoonful of honey and allowing it to trickle down your throat as you slowly swallow or adding honey to a warm cup of tea. As a reminder, honey is not recommended for infants under 1 year of age. While honey is not a cure for the cold or flu, it can sure help make the symptoms more bearable. Honey is available in a number of sizes in both jars and convenient squeeze bottles. Stock up so you are ready for the winter season!

C&M Farm: We have added some of favorite desserts/snacks to the market, with weather getting cooler enjoy your hot cup of coffee or tea with our rich tasting Banana Bread with or without nuts, or a pan of Brownies with or without nuts they are chewy, scrunchy-on-the-edge! This is also the time of year people enjoy a pot of chili or spaghetti enjoy it with our delicious Bread Sticks. They are a hint at our Church socials!

Produce available this week Spineless Okra, Anaheim and Jalapeno peppers, Papalo leaves it has a strong flavor similar to lime, cilantro and spicy like arugula aka Summer Cilantro, Chicken and Quail Eggs, Lamb Fleece some are great for felting (need to know how, contact me, I’ll help you get started) Don’t forget to get some of our plants, great indoors or plant outside to enjoy in your garden next spring.

Oakview Farm: will have fresh okra, arugula, mustard and kale greens this week as we gear up for cooler weather. We are excited to announce that we will have a dried herbal tea blend (with lavender, chamomile, red clover, bee balm and mint) from herbs we have been drying in our greenhouse all Summer! It’s a perfect time of year for some soothing, hot tea!

Bean Man: Most requested Almond Flour, Cassava Flour, Brown Rice Flour and White Rice Flour is now available, the response has been awesome. Several folks who visited on Wednesday were made aware of the roll-out and we also reference recipes in the product descriptions on the our site as well as provide those recipes on the backs of the packages. Not to worry on the Almond Flour as an allergen, we have a separate facility where all processing, milling, testing a packaging is performed so those customers at risk are safe as that is a priority. All first time buyers will receive a copy of our recipe sheet in case they are looking for quality cooking ideas.

Quarter Spring Farm: we have a full selection of pasture raised chickens and chicken cuts. Our birds are grown in pasture, making them healthier and tastier than mass-produced, commercially raised chickens. We also have goat milk soaps and lotion bars available on the market. And we have updated our selection of reusable cloth napkins this week. Happy shopping :)

Flying S Farms: Farm Fresh Eggs, Our Winter Squash varieties this week are: Spaghetti Squash. Fall items are Curly Leaf Lettuce, Whole Turnips with Greens, Kohlrabi Green, Medium size Green Cabbage, Mixed color bundles of Radishes, Sweet Potatoes and Mountain Fresh Tomatoes.

Body & Soul Teas: It is that time of year where a cup of hot tea will knock the chill off. Several teas available to enjoy hot or cold:
Ah Shoo – Offers support for seasonal allergies.
Rocky Top Rooibos – a take on Southern Iced Tea. Tasty served hot or cold.
Rooty Tooty – Roots including Sarsaparilla give this blend a slight root beer taste.
Tennessee Sunshine – A tart, fruity blend, delicious hot or cold.
The Daily – Tulsi, also known as Holy Basil or Sacred Basil combines with aromatic rose petals and lavenders in a blend that nourishes and supports the immune system.
Tum Tum Tea: – Anti-inflammatory herbs Turmeric and Spearmint, and Ginger combined with gut soothing Meadowsweet, and Marshmallow.

Periwinkle and Pine Company: Find beautiful handmade wreaths, bouquets, and decoration using high quality faux florals and greenery. Excellent for seasonal gifting or brighten up your home.

Sap Creek Gardens: We are Sap Creek Gardens born in middle Tennessee. Our main focus is in growing medicinal and culinary herbs as well as antique roses. We also offer herbal extracts.

We do our best to allow the rhythms of the earth and seasons to rule our practices throughout the year. We primarily grow and harvest live plants during the warm, growing seasons and as the cold season returns, we dry and process the herbs, using the dormant period to create our herbal products. Time of year may affect what is readily available, but we will keep our list updated.

Grown in our greenhouse on the east side of Murfreesboro, we have a variety of different herbs available in 4" liner pots. Our plants are grown from seed or cuttings in organic mix. We also offer some in dried form by the ounce as they come available.

East Fork Farm: Time to tuck your plants in for the winter chill. Order our organic worm castings for plants, trees, lawns and anything else you can grow. This product is non toxic, child and pet friendly and you don’t have to be concerned about using too much. The benefits of worm castings are: fighting fungal diseases and pests i.e., aphids, white flies, spider mites and other pests that feed of plants juices. The castings can be used to rehab all potting and ground soils for up to 1 year making it a great soil amendment addition to any plant lovers garden.

Quinn’s Mercantile: We enjoy having the Market on our porch each week. We carry several Tennessee made items and have a few items listed on the Market each week you can add to your cart. Several other things can be found in our store for your home, gifting, cards and clothing, jewelry, decorating and more.

The Market methods of Payment is Cash, Checks or Credit/Debit Cards, Invoice ($1.00 fee) or Venmo. Reminder, please make sure your email and address is current.

Thank you for supporting your Locally Grown Market, it means a lot to our Growers and Community by Shopping Local and Staying Local!

Special THANK YOU to Quinn’s Mercantile for their support of our Locally Grown Market and the use of the front porch. Please be sure to check out the Store, several great gift and useful items, along with Tennessee made items.

We look forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday October 27th from 5:00 – 6:15 pm, please contact the Manager if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, please phone, email or text the Manager so we can make arrangements to get your order to you. After trying to reach you and if we don’t hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount since we still need to pay our Growers for their products. Remember we do have Delivery if you think you will be later than 6:15 pm.

How to contact us:
Email: stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
Website: https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawb

Dothan, Alabama:  FINALLY! Your M@D Newsletter is Here Oct. 23, 2021



Market at Dothan is open to accept orders. Orders close Tuesday at 5pm
We use the word “Sustainable” over “Organic”.
You can grow organic without being sustainable, but you cannot be sustainable without utilizing organic practices.
Thank you for your continued support of our local farmers. We count it a privilege to serve you!
Our Website: marketatdothan.locallygrown.net
Order prepayment link: paypal.me/marketatdothan


THE GREAT AMERICAN BISCUIT

If you’re aware that your Market manager played hookey a couple of weeks ago, well yes, I played hookey. Glad to share the blessed occasion info if you wish, but for purposes here I want to dwell on one of our culinary discoveries.

Biscuits.

I’m not talking about buttered biscuits, biscuits and gravy, or even sausage or chicken biscuits. I’m talking about gourmet skyscraper biscuits with the works that could keep you going several days!

The background is that Mr. Horton loves breakfast. And when in a new city prefers unique restaurants to established chains regardless of how good they are. Seriously. Panera in Chattanooga is no different than Panera in Dothan. We got to experience Maple Street Biscuit Company, Bantam and Biddy, and Milk & Honey. Each of these places offered their own unique versions of Chicken and Waffles, but it was the biscuits that really stood out, rather I should say, stood UP.

biscuit-collage

While I’ll be the first to tell you that a traditional biscuit is not the best bread you can nourish yourself with, I can tell you there’s a LOT of creativity that can go into one of these things. We saw menu items where they were topped with applesauce, pepper jelly, shiitake gravy, honey mustard and hot sauce. Besides standard breakfast fare (meat, eggs & cheese) things like seafood, goat cheese, every relish imaginable, and assorted veggies including slaw, collards and spinach thrown in.

Thankfully those of us who shy away from traditional breads do have options. A REALLY good biscuit, shown in the lower right, can be made with einkorn wheat. The recipe link below tells how and you can put anything you jolly well please in it.

https://everydaydishes.com/simple-food-recipes/einkorn-biscuit-breakfast-sandwich/

Let us know if you take the plunge, with or without gluten, and if you do, share a photo on our Facebook Discussion Page. We’re all about supporting each other’s good eating habits and hey, if a healthy biscuit can make your life better we want to hear about it!

GROWER & MARKET NOTES

Disaster In The Parking Lot: Apologies for the delay sending this newsletter out. In normal conditions it’s easy enough to open Market and send out the newletter remotely from my cell phone. “Normal” is the key word and apparently our church parking lot where we held Trunk or Treat earlier, doesn’t quality as normal as it sits in a low spot. It was a struggle to connect to our website and get to the button that opens the Market. Ordering has been possible since 5 pm earlier today, but who knows if the newsletter gets lost in cyberspace?

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New & Relisted Products
(as of 5 pm Saturday)
Round Red Radishes from Avalon Farms
Persimmons From Avalon Farms
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Avalon Farms:

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We’re all good here. : )  Been able to spend a little more time on the porch enjoying the beautiful cool days.

The persimmons are in and tasting great. They will be available starting today.

There will be a few radish bunches too.

All 3 types of turnips are taking there sweet time growing, but soon we’ll have purple top turnips, red and white salad turnips. 

The squash and cukes are not enjoying the shorter days. They are almost done, but I think I’ll get a few more.

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What follows is a repeat from last week in case you missed it:

2021-Thanksgiving

Our Thanksgiving week order cycle will run from Saturday Nov. 20 to Monday, Nov. 22. Pickup will be Wednesday, Nov 24, the day before Thanksgiving. This schedule was set so that those who have ordered fresh turkeys from Grows in Rows can pick them up, fresh and unfrozen, within 24 hours of butchering. You just can’t get fresher than that!

That being said, if you placed a deposit on one of Kathy’s turkeys, that’s the day to claim it!

2021-christmas-open-house
Mark Your Calendars for Saturday, Dec. 4!
A LOT of our vendors will be on hand!

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

Conway, AR:  Cheese! Opening Bell: Coffee, Mushrooms, Honey!


Hello friends!
Please wear a mask when you pick up your ordered items. Thank you. We will also continue contactless delivery to your vehicle on Fridays for those interested, just call or text 501-339-1039.

I’ve got two words for you: Cheese! Another batch of that wonderful cheese from White River Creamery is available this week.

Bar C is having a special on fresh side bacon: 4 pounds for only $25. And you know everything’s better with bacon.

Most items are listed by 6pm Sunday, but check back again before the market closes Tuesday night to see if any other items are ready to be harvested for you! Eat fresh! Eat local! Eat for better health!

And save your eggshells throughout the week for the laying hens! :-)

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping: *https://conway.locallygrown.net/market

How to contact us:

DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. Instead…

Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Email: Steve – kirp1968@sbcglobal.net

Siloam Springs, AR:  Email Mix Up!


Hello everyone!
So sorry for any confusion. Our last email was supposed to be sent out ONLY to those who placed orders this week. Sorry for any confusion or inconvenience.

Siloam Springs, AR:  Online Order Pick Up


Your order is ready for pick up at the Moss House located at 311 S Mt be Olive St between 9-10:30 a.m.

Please park at one of the three coned parking spaces.

Thanks again for ordering via the Siloam Springs Online Farmers Market!

See you soon!

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown:  Market is Open for Orders


Good evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!

Go to the market >>
Fresh Vegetables
Clean Meats
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten Free goodies
Pastured Eggs
See all products

Market stays open from Fridays 9 p.m. until at least 9 p.m. Mondays!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m.

If you do not get an email ORDER CONFIRMATION right after you order then your order is NOT complete. Log back in and your order might still be there waiting for you to check out! If you have any trouble or questions at all, we are here to help; simply reply to this email.

COVID19: Thanks for recognizing we can all do our part in operating in the safest way possible. Be on the lookout for the order reminder email with any changes to pickup or ways you can help minimize risk for our volunteers and each other. Thanks for your support!*

Locally Grown STT:  The Market is Open!


Good Saturday Morning!

Check out what’s available this week on the online farmers market.

- fresh local eggs
- fresh seasonings and herbs
- fruits
- locally made Chlorophyll

And more…

Locally Grown STT:  Your Online Farmers Market is now open!


Happy Saturday!

What a great day to shop and support local
growers.

Want to say welcome to our new members.

A Few reminders:
Market now accepts WIC coupons.

You can now shop until Wednesday 5pm and, pick up on Thursday 3:30pm to 6pm.

Happy shopping,
Your Market Crew