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Carolina Foothills, SC:  Market Info


Hello,

I have gotten some requests to add the market site ID so here you go,

http://carolinafoothills.locallygrown.net/market

Happy shopping,

Susan.

Savannah, GA:  market Ppen


Market Open
While working on the farm this past weekend I realized that fall pollen season was once again about to unload its dusty venom. During my inspection in my bee hives I noticed an incredible amount of new pollen that the bees were bringing in to the hive. The colors were a bright yellow and a fluorescent orange. Wow!
Ten years ago I had extreme allergies and nothing worked against the yellow snow. So I started reading and found out that in some studies honey and bee pollen arrested some symptoms. My suffering was intense and miserable and if all the medications didn’t work the allergy ended up moving into my throat then my lungs and I would be sick for weeks. Then I read a few articles on quercetin , a natural pollen blocker and antihistamine and also found out it does far more than just that. Boy was this a life changer.
I am very pro active twice a year. First in the spring and then in the fall about a month before the pollen season sets in I start my regime of honey, bee pollen and quercetin. I have not had to take any shots or any medication since I started this ten years ago.
So get ready if you suffer, the pollen season is here again. There are 50-200 different varieties of these pollen producing perennials that are the main culprit for causing allergic reactions.
This time of year is a little different than in the spring. In September and August it is mainly shrubs, herbs and wildflowers, such as:
All types of Ragweeds; Rosinweed, Red Root Pigweed, Tumbleweed, Amaranth, Milkweed, Germander, Busch Clover, and Goldenrod .
And of course some molds.
Be your own Dr. use natural organic substances; they work.

Market Open
Awesome Event!
Don’t wait , get your tickets today.

SAVE THE DATE!
What: Tastes of Earth – from dirty to delicious Farm Tour and Dinner
An educational farm and site tour with Southern Native Plantings at Longwood Plantation
When: October 4, 2014, farm tour beginning at 4:00 in the afternoon, Dinner approximately 6:30
How much: A steal at $40 per ticket and 10% of the ticket sales will be going to support locally grown markets in Savannah, Augusta, and Statesboro.
Sponsored in part by Georgia Organics, and tickets will be only $35 for Georgia Organics members!
The site tour will include a tour of the composting, facility, organically certified greenhouse, culminating in a native wildlife habitat where the dinner will be served.
The five course farm dinner will be prepared by Charleen Tinley of Culinary Connections of Augusta, Ga. and will include scuppernong sangria
See www.savannah.locallygrown.net, Augusta.locallygrown.net, or statesboromarket2go.locallygrown.net for tickets or contact
Karen Smith at Southern Native Plantings 912-687-0649, Kim Hines at Augusta Locally Grown 706-288-7895, or Kate Klein at Georgia Organics 678-702-0400
Get your tickets now because we are limited to 50 seatings! Directions will be provided on your ticket.

This weeks tips on Biodynamic Gardening and planting by the moon cycles.
Friday September 19th is Leaf Time. Saturday 20th through Tuesday 23rd are Fruit Times. Wednesday 24th through Friday 26th are Root Times.
Hay, should be cut at Flower Times.
Begin queen bee rearing at Flower Times.
Happy planting and harvesting.

Root Times, Root crops such as radish, beet, celery, potatoes, onions etc. Planting and harvesting at this time produce good yields and have very good storage value.
Flower Times, All types of flowering plants. According to the North American Biodynamic Calendar 2014 "cut flowers have the strongest scent and remain fresh for longer if cut at flower times, and the mother plant will provide many new side shoots. If flowers for drying are harvested at flower times they retain the most vivid colors .
Leaf Times, Leaf plants such as cabbage, lettuce, spinach, parsley, herbs, and agricultural food stuff such as hay, straw, amaranth, alfalfa, sorghum, oats etc.
Thier are days which are called Unfavorable Times and may cause negative iinfluence on growth, taste and storage value. It is recommended that no planting take place on these days.
Fruit times: plants include beans, peas, corn, tomatoe, cucumber, pumpkin,

See ya Tuesday

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Carolina Foothills, SC:  THE MARKET IS OPEN!


Hello All,

The market is open so please take some time this weekend to look through at all there is.

Happy Shopping,

Susan.

Augusta, GA:  THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN


Come see us at WholeFoods Augusta today!! So grateful to be their first nonprofit beneficiary in the CSRA. Donations will support our teaching gardens in both Richmond and Columbia counties.

See you all at the markets!
Kim

Jbo Farmers Market:  Saturday September 20 Market


We have a beautiful day on tap for the market. There is a hint of autumn in the air and Jonesborough has it’s fall look on with Main street decked out in cornstalks, straw bales and pumpkins. A perfect day to join us on the front porch.

Produce, meats, baked goods, coffee, eggs, goat cheese, plants, apples…we have it all.

Earth Thyme will be at the market, don’t forget to cash in your empty bottles.

The Sanders Sisters will be providing the tunes for us this week.

Donation request: Got plastic bags? No, we are not stuffing another chicken but we are collecting bags for Storytelling weekend at the store. Please drop them off at the info booth and we thank you.

See you on the street,
Deb

Joyful Noise Acres Farm:  The on line market is open for ordering.


Good Morning,

The market is open for ordering. Joyful Noise Acres Farm has filled the freezer with poultry cuts again. We have a few whole cut up chickens, thighs, wings and boneless breasts.

Our vegetable growers are hard at work making the transition into the fall crops and we are looking forward to the greens and root vegetables of fall.

Thank you for supporting locally grown and your local farmers.

Blessings,
Mary Beth

Heirloom Living Market Lilburn:  Lilburn Market is Open!


The Lilburn Market is OPEN for ordering!

Ordering Hours:
Friday 9:00am thru Monday 6:00pm

“Bits and Bites” Newsletter will arrive in your inbox tomorrow!

Be sure and get your orders in before Market closes MONDAY at 6:00pm! Order now – you are just a click away!


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Heirloom Living Market Hamilton Mill:  Hamilton Mill Market is Open!


The Hamilton Mill Market Is now Open…Happy Shopping!


“Bits and Bites” Newsletter will arrive in your Mailboxes tomorrow!


Pickup Day and Time: Thursday, 2:30 – 4:30pm
Pickup Location: Community Clubhouse
1669 Hamilton Mill Parkway
Dacula, GA 30019



Take me to the Market.

Joyful thoughts and bountiful blessings,

~Maryanne

Heirloom Living Market Lawrenceville :  Crossfit Market is Open!


The Market Is now Open…Happy Shopping!

Heirloom Living Market ~ Crossfit O-Zone is now open!


Pickup Day and Time: Thursday 4:30 – 7:00pm
Pickup Location: Crossfit Ozone
519 Hurricane Shoals Rd., Suite J
Lawrenceville, GA 30046

“Bits and Bites” Newsletter will arrive in your Mailboxes tomorrow!

Take me to the Market.

Joyful thoughts and bountiful blessings,

~Maryanne

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Suwanee Whole Life Co-op:  Market is OPEN for orders!


ORDERING:
The market is now open for ordering!
suwanee.locallygrown.net

If you do NOT receive a confirmation email immediately after you placed your order, then your items are still in your cart and your order is not complete. All orders must be placed by 5pm on Sunday.

PICK UP:
Pick up is on Tuesday at 4942 Austin Park Avenue, Buford 30518 from 1pm to 5 pm.

PAYMENT:
We take checks, cash, credit card and Dwolla

If you are planning to pay using Dwolla please make sure your deposit includes the 25 cents fee. For example, if your order total is $22.50 make your deposit for $22.75.

Please make sure you understand our pick up policy before you order.

Have a wonderful weekend!
Nora