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South Cumberland Food Hub:  Local Food!


To Contact Us


South Cumberland Food Hub
13912 Highway 41B
Tracy City, TN 37387
rootedhere@locallygrown.net
615-653-3347
Risa Brown

Recipes


Strawberry Rhubarb Crisp
(This recipe was inspired by the delicious sounding crisp that Chef George at Pearl’s Restaurant described to me that he made :-) )

FILLING
2 pounds rhubarb stalks, sliced 1/2 inch thick
1 1/4 cups sugar
1 pound strawberries, hulled and quartered
3 tablespoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
TOPPING
1 stick (4 ounces) unsalted butter, softened
1 1/2 cups light brown sugar
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 cups quick-cooking rolled oats
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt

Preheat the oven to 375°. In a bowl, toss the rhubarb with 3/4 cup of the sugar and let stand for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally. In another bowl, toss the strawberries with the remaining 1/2 cup sugar and let stand for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Using a slotted spoon, transfer the rhubarb to the strawberries; discard any rhubarb juice. Add the cornstarch, lemon juice and vanilla to the fruit and stir well. Transfer the mixture to a 9-by-13-inch glass baking dish.
Combine all of the ingredients in a medium bowl. Using a pastry blender or your fingers, mix the ingredients together until large crumbs form.
Sprinkle the topping evenly over the filling and bake for 30 minutes. Reduce the oven temperature to 325° and continue baking for about 30 minutes longer, until the fruit filling is bubbling and the topping is nicely browned. Let the crisp rest for 10 to 20 minutes before serving.

MAKE AHEAD The topping can be refrigerated overnight. Bring to room temperature before using. SERVE WITH Vanilla ice cream.

Market News


Good Morning!
This week In Town Organics has added garlic scapes and baby chard to the market. Try making some garlic scape pesto, it sounds delicious.

We have a new grower on the hub- Solace Farm. Amy grows alot of herbs, beets, and garlic, so be watching for more of her products coming up soon. She has parsley available now. You can get it in a bulk size, or have it packaged in 1oz bundles for resale.

Currently we have an interim driver- Travis Tindle, working for us. Buck Gorrell, our regular driver, has had surgery which will prevent him from continuing his job. We are sorry to lose him and wish him the best of luck and a speedy recovery. We are in the process of hiring a permanent driver and ask for your patience while we train him/her. We’re sorry for any inconveniences you may experience as a result of our growing pains. We’ll do our best to make the transition as smoothly as possible.

Be looking for summer squash and sweet corn in the next week or two. And if there is something in particular you would like to have, please let me know as I may be able to find it for you. Have a great week!

Thank you for supporting your local farmers!

Risa


Coming Events


Board Meeting
The South Cumberland Food Hub will be having its monthly board meeting Tuesday June 4th, at 1:30pm, at the Sewanee Community Center.

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!

Green Fork Farmers Market:  Weekly Product List


Dear Green Fork Farmers Market Customers,

It’s time to place your order for this week’s market. We have lots of goodies again this week—arugula, kale, mustard greens, lettuce, spinach, bok choy, radishes, green onions, sage, mint, microgreens, olives, olive oil, eggs, honey, beeswax, beehives, herbal bath and body care products, popsicles, coffee, lamb, chicken, beef, pork, garden seeds, plants, and baby chicks.

Click on the link below to see the full list of products and to place your order, then pick up on Wednesday from 4-7 pm in the Breezeway at Nightbird Books, 205 W. Dickson St. in Fayetteville.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Green Fork Farmers Market

Manchester Locally Grown:  Welcome to Ordering Local Fresh Farm Products!


This week we welcome a new farmer to our market – Fox Farm in Decherd, TN. Fox Farm raises beef cattle, goats, hogs, and sheep for meat. Chickens are raised for their eggs. All animals are pastured and free range on the farm. We follow Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs). Our animals are grass fed and are hormone, antibiotic, and steroid free. Our chickens and turkeys are fed whole grains and crushed oyster shell for calcium. They free range so they eat bugs, grass, and seeds. All our meat is USDA Inspected. Link Forty-One in Chattanooga makes our link sausage and bacon.

This week, Fox Farm has listed sausages, pork chops, and lard. Look for more listings as they become available.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse wants you to know that it’s not too late to plant most perennials. Those that have already bloomed for this season will get a big jump on next year’s blooming season. We also have several hanging baskets for your porch or patio,with more new ones to come next week.

Check out our market offerings here. And don’t forget to encourage your friends to buy fresh, local vegetables, meats, eggs, and more here. More customers encourage more farmers to join, and that’s how our market will grow to offer you even more choices of local farm produce. So thanks for spreading the word!

Dothan, Alabama:  New Online Vendors, Summer Produce & Growing Pains ...


Welcome East River Trading Co. and Spirit Farms to Market At Dothan ONLINE! Many of you met Kenneth Cox of Spirit Farms, during our Spring season with his natural produce. Now by popular demand, he is available for you online! We are so excited to introduce Jennifer Donaldson of East River Trading Co. and her fantastic, up cycled, one of a kind creations! Check out their products and keep watching as they add more!

More sensational, summer produce this week…joining Farmers Daughters are: D’s peppers and blackberries, Crawford Farms squash, Bush Gardens tomatoes and Hayburn Farms produce.

PARDON our PROGRESS! Thanks to YOU, we are rapidly outgrowing the Potting Shed! So, under JD’s guidance (and blessing), we will be shifting our pick up location around Dothan Nurseries soon….we will keep you posted on the new spot!

Thanks for your amazing support! If you like us: post it, pin it and tweet it! We’re keepin’ it fresh, local and lively, year round!

Gratefully,
Susan & Amanda

South Cumberland Farmer's Market:  Time to order local food!





It’s time to order from the Cumberland Farmers’ Market
click here to go directly to the market page

To Contact Us

Cumberland Farmer’s Market
cumberlandfm@gmail.com
931-924-4539

Recipes

Pasta with Garlic Scape Pesto

This is a recipe that I have not tried before but that seems like a good way to use garlic scapes. It is from epicurious. Click here to view it at the source

For the pesto
10 large garlic scapes
1/3 cup unsalted pistachios
1/3 cup finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano
Kosher salt and black pepper

1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1 pound spaghetti

Make the pesto: Puree the garlic scapes, pistachios, Parmesan, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper in a food processor until very finely chopped. With the motor running, slowly pour the oil through the opening. Season the pesto with salt and pepper to taste. (The pesto keeps in the fridge, covered, for 1 week or frozen for a month.)
In a large pot of heavily salted boiling water, cook the spaghetti until al dente. Reserve 1 cup of the pasta-cooking water, then drain the pasta. Whisk together 2/3 cup of the pesto and the reserved pasta water and toss with the pasta. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve right away.

Market News


I’m happy to let you all know that the spring root crops are starting to bulk up in the mountain garden. That means that tender beets and baby carrots are not far away!


Coffee is back on the market this week.

Sequatchie Cove and Cumberland Lamb will both have meat available this week.

In Town Organics has an early variety of garlic ready and plenty of garlic scapes.

There are still strawberries from Fountain Springs Farm. Time to stock the freezer!

It’s hard for me to think about knitting in the summer, but there are a number of fabulous new alpaca yarns on the market.

Click here to browse the whole list.

Coming Events


June 4th – 1:30 PM CFM Board Meeting at the Sewanee Community Center.

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!

South Cumberland Farmer's Market:  Time to order local food!





It’s time to order from the Cumberland Farmers’ Market
click here to go directly to the market page

Newsy email coming soon.

Homegrown Co-op:  Homegrown Market OPEN for Wednesday!


CONCTACT US

2310 N Orange Ave
Orlando, FL 32804
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
HomegrownCoop.org


ONLINE MARKET

Place your order today on our online market

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 3pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.
Wednesday Market:
Order online Saturday 1pm – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

RETAIL STORE

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!
Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

NEW ON THE MARKET

It’s transition time!

As we approach the hot and rainy summer months you will notice less produce from Florida and more from Georgia, the Carolinas and even California. Sourcing from these more productive regions means you have more to choose from and costs are lower. We will soon be implementing a polling system so that members can vote for what produce they want to see on the market in an effort help reduce waste. Please take note that even though they may have less available, many of our local farmers are still producing summer crops including greens.

NEW! Local Greens Box!

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Satellite Pick-up sites

We are looking to set up a few satellite pick-up sites around Central Florida to help reduce delivery fees and offer better access to local food. Are you interested in hosting a pick-up site? Do you know a school or business that would allow us to distribute orders once or twice a week? Let us know.

FOR OUR MEMBERS

Member Mondays!

During regular store hours on Mondays, Members will receive 20% OFF all produce items. This discount will not include meat, dried herbs or shelf items.

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy by becoming a member.


Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market

Place your order before Tuesday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Saturday.


Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.


Pickup is from 12pm-7pm on Wednesday. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups.


Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Monday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

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Gwinnett Locally Grown:  June 9 2013 - FREE Refreshments Tuesday


Special of the Week

Rancho Alegre Farm’s Raw Milk – Very Rarely Available!

This week we also have a few gallons of our cow and goat’s milk for sale: 6-8 gallons for pick-up Friday from 12-3pm, and 2-3 gallons for pick-up Tuesday from 4:30-6:30pm.

Pricing of Raw Milk Packaged in Plastic Jugs

rancho alegre farmCow’s Milk – $8.50/gallon
rancho alegre farmGoat’s Milk – $6.00/half a gallon

Reserving Your Milk Gallons is Easy!

Simply fill out this short form and let us know how many gallons you want to order and when you will pick-up: either Friday or Tuesday. This is a very limited milk supply, so please be sure to request your gallons ASAP! Payment is accepted in the form of cash, check, or credit card when you come to pick-up.

You will not be able to order through The Market, you must fill out this form to reserve your milk!

We also have a few spots available if you’d like to get on our Raw Milk Prepaid Program. For more details, visit our Raw Milk Prepaid Program page.

 

Did you get a chance to try our all-natural toothpaste yet? This coconut oil and baking soda based mix will leave your teeth feeling clean and fresh. Get your non-toxic toothpaste here.

We continue to have plenty of farm fresh eggs from local sources. They taste so much better than store-bought and the chickens are ethically raised. And we still carry DUCK EGGS!

Come on over for FREE refreshments during market pick-up hours. Mint kefir and lemon balm lemonade are just some of the delicious drinks we will have for you!

And remember to pick-up your seasonal vegetables, live plants, and herbs!

Meet Bacon, our pig and all our other farm animals! Our petting zoo is expanding, and we got goats, lambs, ponies, sheep, bunnies, chickens, and much more!

Click here to schedule a field trip to our farm and petting zoo.

Gwinnett Locally Grown:  June 6, 2013 - Toothpaste, Bug Spray, and More!


The Market is open Thursday 9am – Monday 9am. After that, ordering is disabled. Pick-up your order Tuesday 4:30-6:30PM at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market? Learn about how it works here.

Special of the Week

Rancho Alegre Farm’s Raw Milk – Very Rarely Available!

This week we also have a few gallons of our cow and goat’s milk for sale: 6-8 gallons for pick-up Friday from 12-3pm, and 2-3 gallons for pick-up Tuesday from 4:30-6:30pm.

Pricing of Raw Milk Packaged in Plastic Jugs

rancho alegre farmCow’s Milk – $8.50/gallon
rancho alegre farmGoat’s Milk – $6.00/half a gallon

Reserving Your Milk Gallons is Easy!

Simply fill out this short form and let us know how many gallons you want to order and when you will pick-up: either Friday or Tuesday. This is a very limited milk supply, so please be sure to request your gallons ASAP! Payment is accepted in the form of cash, check, or credit card when you come to pick-up.

You will not be able to order through The Market, you must fill out this form to reserve your milk!

We also have a few spots available if you’d like to get on our Raw Milk Prepaid Program. For more details, visit our Raw Milk Prepaid Program page.

June 6th, 2013

Dear Market Customer,

Summer is almost here! It’s amazing how quickly the weather went from cold to warm and how our garden went from having tiny plants to almost ready to bear summer produce!

Things are going beautifully here at the farm with our awesome volunteers and the many activities we have going on. From our summer camp sessions to birthday parties to field trips, this sure has been a busy year and it doesn’t seem like it’s going to slow down anytime soon!

This week at The Market we have been able to keep this amazingly low price on Johnston’s raw milk, which is a real treat. Labeled for pet consumption. Grab a couple gallons of raw milk here.

All-natural toothpaste is also available this week on a limited quantity, and is a non-toxic, peppermint flavored, homemade alternative to store-bought toothpaste. With the concern on excessive fluoride consumption and unknown ingredients on regular toothpaste, this coconut oil and baking soda based mix is sure to leave you with sparkly teeth and a fresh breath. I think once you try it you won’t go back! Get your non-toxic toothpaste here.

Looking for a way to get rid of those unwanted summer bugs but don’t want to deal with chemicals and toxic products? Try some of the natural pest control items we have available this week.

You CAN get rid of bugs and insects naturally without using harsh chemicals with ingredients you can’t even pronounce.

Some of the products you will find:

  • natural mosquito repellent
  • natural fruit fly traps
  • food grade Diatomaceous Earth
  • carpenter bee traps
  • and more.

And remember to pick-up your seasonal vegetables, live plants, and herbs!

Happy Shopping!

Pilar Quintero
Market Host
Rancho Alegre Farm
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Gwinnett Locally Grown:  June 2nd - Raw Milk $6.95/gallon!


Still at Rock Bottom Prices!

Johnston’s Family Farms Raw Milk

$7.25 $6.95/gallon!

Johnston’s milk continues to be at $6.95 a gallon this week. We will do our best to keep that price ongoing. This is a GREAT price considering the rising prices of high-quality raw milk. Get Johston’s high quality raw milk here while it lasts! (Labeled for pet consumption.)

From Mimi’s Mountain Home is now coming biweekly to deliver homemade high-quality bath, laundry, and cleaning supplies that are second to none. Their bath salts are out of this world and really affordable. Try it!

We continue to have many live plants, vegetables, and herbs as the weather continues to warm up. Many live plants are from the heirloom variety, and many are rare, like great white tomato plants, which have a creamy white fruit and it’s something you won’t find at the grocery store.

Lemon balm, sage, and oregano are just some of the fresh herbs we have this week at The Market. Pick-up a bunch or two of your favorite herbs here.

Remember we have many products at the Country Store that you can pick-up without having to order online. We carry a limited amount of Green Pasture products, honey, and the occasional extra veggies that our growers might bring from time to time.

 

Rancho Alegre Farm has much More for You This Summer!
Field Trips Summer Camp Family Events Birthday Parties