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Miami County Locally Grown:  Annual Gift Basket Giveaway!!

Miami County Locally Grown opened back in August of 2016 –
and in honor of our upcoming Anniversary, the Virtual Market vendors have put together a collection of incredible Gift Baskets we are going to
GIVE AWAY, as a THANK YOU to our wonderful customers!

No catch, folks – you have SIX MARKET WEEKS (from Tuesday July 30th to Sunday September 15th) to enter the drawing for the Gift Basket of your choice… or enter the drawing for each!

Look for the category, MCLG, on The Market webpage :-)

When you “order” a Gift Basket, your name will be entered in the drawing for that Basket –we will draw the WINNERS at pick-up on TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 17th!

Winners will be congratulated on the weblog as we open the market that night, and also reminded via email that they can pick up their Gift Basket the following Tuesday, September 24th, during regular pick-up hours, 5-7pm.

ANY CUSTOMER WHO HAS PLACED AT LEAST ONE MARKET ORDER FROM July 30th TO SEPTEMBER 15th IS ELIGIBLE TO ENTER… so be sure to place your market order this week to ensure your eligibility, and go to the MCLG category to select your favorite Basket… or each one! – You’ll only be entered once per basket :-)

Up for grabs are the following:

1 Laundry Butter – Becky’s Buckeye Naturals ($12)
Set of 4 Dryer Balls – Rosy Toes Designs ($20)
Gourmet Brownies – Mucci’s Sweet Treats ($6)

BREAKFAST GIFT BASKET #1 – $32.50 value
1 lb Bacon – Phil Buehler and Matt Buehler Farms ($7)
1 lb Salt and Pepper or Sage Sausage – End of the Road Farm ($7)
1 Dozen Eggs – J & S Buehler Family Farm ($2.50)
Berry Scones – The Farmhouse Bakery ($7)
Southern Butter Biscuits – 6635 StudeBaker ($5)
8oz Jam – Honey Creek Farm ($4)

1 lb Bacon – Phil and Matt Buehler Farms ($7)
1lb Beef Breakfast Sausage – Bair Trax Dairy ($7)
1 Dozen Eggs – J & S Buehler Family Farm ($2.50)
Cinnamon Walnut (or Raisin) Bread – Grumpy Goat Experiment ($5.50)
16oz Maple Syrup – Sugar Grove Maple Products ($11)

ENGLISH TEA GIFT BASKET (Can be Gluten-Free if needed!) – $36.00 value
Strawberry Thumbprint Cookies – Honey Creek Farm ($4)
Rose Hips and Hibiscus Tea – McGuffey Herb and Spice Co. ($7)
8oz Raw Honey – Pumpkin Patch ($7)
½ pint Raspberries – Chez Nous Farm ($4.50)
Coffe Cake (request Gluten-Free if you need!) – The Farmhouse Bakery ($5)
½ lb Custom Roasted Coffee – Innisfree on the Stillwater ($8)

GREAT GRILLIN’ GIFT BASKET #1 – $35.99 value
1 lb Beef Brats – J & S Buehler Family Farm ($7.25)
1lb Chicken Chorizo Sausage – Michael’s Pastured Poultry ($8.25)
1lb Chicken Brats (Apple, Cheddar, Jalapeno, Regular) – King’s Poultry Farm ($5.99)
Hot Dog Buns – Grumpy Goat Experiment ($5.50)
Deli Style Mustard – Bad Seed Mustard Company ($5)
Sweet Onions – Simple Living Farm ($4)

GREAT GRILLIN’ GIFT BASKET #2 – $34.94 value
1lb Organic Beef Patties – Bair Trax Dairy ($5.95)
Rib Steak – End of the Road Farm – ($7)
1lb Ground Chicken Patties – King’s Poultry Farm ($5.99)
Hamburger Buns – 6635 StudeBaker ($8.00)
Tomatoes – JM Gardens ($4)
Garlic – Simple Living Farm ($2)
Sweet Onions – Simple Living Farm ($2)

Any customer who has placed an order July 30th – September 15th is welcome to “order” this incredible offer, and you’ll then be entered in the Drawing for this Basket!

The Drawings will be held at Market pick-up on Tuesday September 17th! The winner will be announced that night via Weblog, and will pick-up their Gift Basket the following Tuesday, September 24th, at First Place during our normal Market pick-up hours (5-7pm).

Good Luck, and Thank You for your continued support
of our local families, farms, and businesses! :-)

Independence,VA:  Market is OPEN for August 7th!


Good evening,

Remember to place your Online Market order by 8 pm Monday night! We have a lot of variety on the Online Market right now, a lot of which can’t be found in Town Park on Fridays, so be sure to peruse the site!

Also, don’t forget about the Southern Exchange seeds available in the Grayson Landcare office or pre-order them Online and pick up on Wednesday!

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

The Tomato Festival is coming up on August 2nd! It will feature a People’s Choice tomato salsa contest, and Monster Tomato Weigh-in, both first place prizes are $100! A big thank you to our generous sponsors; Matthews Foundation and Skyline Bank. Bring a quart of salsa to the Market by 9:30 am, everyone is invited to taste and vote for the winner to be announced at noon. Bring your tomato to the Market by 11, weighing at noon. We’ll also have a tomato tasting! Stop by the Kid’s Corner from 10-11 am to make vegetable prints (feel free to enter these into the Grayson County Fair!). This will be the last Kids’ Corner of the season until Apple Day in October!

The Grayson County Fair is happening August 9th-10th! Come out to participate or watch the Youth Livestock Show, Honey Show, Poster Competition, or General Competitions (including fruit, vegetable, field crops, flower arrangements, ornamental, potted plants, food preservation, art work, crafts, and more!). If you’re interested in participating in any of these competitions, please follow this link, Grayson County Fair. While you’re enjoying the various competitions, take a trip around to our various agricultural exhibitors or bring your kids out to participate in some fair games! If you have any questions, please contact Michelle Pridgen at 276-768-0597

The last Fiber day of the market season is Friday, August 23rd. This will also be our “Christmas in August” craft fair. Browse and purchase yarns, roving, raw fiber, baskets and an array of knit, woven and felted goods; and meet the artisans who often raise the animals providing the fiber for the booths!

Mark your calendars for our upcoming Ice Cream Social fundraiser happening on August 25th from 2-5 pm. Courthouse Street will be closed down for the event, which will feature ice cream with delicious homemade toppings and desserts. Cost is $10, and $5 for kids 10 and under. All proceeds fund the market.

Thank you for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!


The Cumming Harvest:  Weblog Entry

We are in full swing at the market. Lots of extra products are available at this time! It’s a great time to buy! Lots of tomatoes, okra, cucumbers and Zucchini. Tell your friends about us! Now is a perfect time to try us with all the beautiful veggies.

We would like to remind everyone of the market hours.
The online market opens every Wednesday at eight am. The online market closes Thursday evening at eight pm.

Come and pick up your items on Saturday from 10 am until 12 noon. This is a friendly reminder that the market closes at 12 noon sharp on Saturdays. Please arrive no later than 11:50. The volunteers need time to double check all the wonderful items that you purchased.

If there are any questions or concerns about this please feel free to reach out to our market manager.

Thank you, happy shopping!

Jaclyn Barnum, MSW, HSBCP

Statesboro Market2Go:  Order Before Midnight!

Remember to place your Market2Go order for this week before midnight tonight.

Click to order at Market2Go

Dawson Local Harvest:  Don't Miss Out! The Dawson Market Closes Tonight!

Where else can you find grass-fed Beef Filets, CBD & Holy Basil Jun, free-range Chicken Eggs, moist and yummy Dark Chocolate Zucchini Bread, Heirloom Tomatoes, all-natural Rosemary & Garlic Chicken Brats, Purple Bush Beans, Blueberry Lemon Cheese Bars, and way too much else to mention.

YOU CAN STILL ORDER All-natural, Grass-fed, Local Foods from the Dawson Harvest Market until 9 pm Tonight!

Conway, AR:  BBQ & Apples! Tuesday Reminder - Market Closes Tonight after 10pm.

Hello friends!

The first apples of the year have been listed so be sure and order you some. On Friday, Maria will be set up with some of her delicious barbecue pulled pork, along with a wide selection of jams, jellies, and pickled items.

There’s still time to place your order for pickup this Friday, August 2nd.

The market closes TONIGHT after 10pm, maybe even midnight! Come early on Friday for the best selection from the Extras table. See you Friday!

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping:*

How to contact us:


Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Email: Steve –

Old99Farm Market:  Old 99 Farm, week of July28 2019

It’s the bountiful season! Cukes for pickling, zukes for barbeuing, lots of greens, onions, raspberries, currants. Soon will be apples, peaches, aronia berries, and then the root vegetables and squashes.

We can offer veggies: carrots, chicory, cukes, zukes, green onions, beet root and greens, NZ spinach, lovage, collards, kale, chard, rhubarb.
More coming: celeriac, tomatoes, peppers, eggplant, beans, string beans, potatoes, lettuce.

Meats: beef by the cut or 20lb mixed lot for $187, Pork good selection but the cut or side.
Eggs; buy 2 get three dozen.

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Healthy eating,
Cami and Ian

Champaign, OH:  Tuesday Love

Happy day, little local market of love customers…

It’s a bit dreary, this morning, but we can help put the sunshine feels into your morning by offering you all the products of our market.

Now is when you will want to take advantage of all the seasonal produce, from the various vendors, while it’s here, in season, from your local stomping ground.

Also…a few notes…ELM Tree Essentials soaps are in vacation mode while they work on replenishing product!

Homecomer ORGANICS dried herb mixes will be back…she is also busy trying to regroup, and get product replenished!

Go ahead…take a dreary morning, and make it the sunshine spot of your day by getting your orders in!

Cosmic Pam

Four Seasons Farmers Market:  Four Seasons Farmers Market- Reminder

Ordering concludes at noon today (July 30). If you do place an order, it will be available for pickup at Berry Natural from 3-6 PM on Wednesday July 31.

But don’t worry, if you missed a chance to place an order this week, we will re-open on Sunday, August 4.

Thank You!

Heritage Farm :  Last Call for 2019 Farm Shares......

Farm Share sale closes Wednesday at midnight……Heritage Farm is pleased to announce the offering of our 2019 Fall Farm Shares. This is a great opportunity to support your farmer year round and reap some benefits from your investment. We are truly grateful for all of you that have joined us in the past and hope you will do so again for the Fall/Winter of 2019. Without the support and capital of our farm share customers I don’t know how we would survive the modern marketplace!!! As is past seasons you will buy in now and get a 15% return at the beginning of the fall season. We will be offering lamb, turkey, duck, chicken, pork, sausages, bacon, beef, eggs, greens, late season tomatoes, kale, lettuce, sweet potatoes, chard, kohlrabi, beets, broccoli, cauliflower, apples and a few of our home made goodies as well. Look for cakes, pies, bread, muffins, home made soups, broths and a few as yet determined goodies from the farm!!
Hope you will join us!!!!

Place your orders here>>> Farm Share

The Hutchins Family
Heritage Farm