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Russellville Community Market:  Market Closed for Thanksgiving this Week

Hey everyone!

Just a quick reminder that RCM will be closed this week for the Thanksgiving Holiday. We hope you all enjoy your time with family, friends, and loved ones! Don’t worry, next Sunday the 25th we will be open for business again. :)

A couple of weeks ago marked RCM’s best week we’ve ever had! Well, last week’s market topped the previous week’s market sales! That’s awesome. A huge thank you is in order for our RCM customers. Thanks for making the past two weeks the market’s best.

Happy Holidays to all!

-RCM Market Managers

Vista Marketplace:  VistaMarketplace Orders

Place your order before Monday 6:00pm for Veggie Baskets. Half Share and Full Shares available. If you want some prepared foods, check out our Dip and Spread category as well as prepared foods. Not everything is listed there, so if you need pies, cranberry chutney, pimiento cheese or family size mac & cheese, etc. just email and make a request.

South Cumberland Food Hub:  Thanksgiving Hours

We will be open this week for our regular Monday ordering and Tuesday delivery. We will be closed this week for our second order/delivery cycle on Wednesday morning/Friday morning due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Don’t forget about all the delicious produce we have available to make your Thanksgiving dinner special!

Hope everyone has a blessed Holiday week-


Superior Seasons:  Top Chefs

Good Day

Reminder! Ordering is still open, CLICK HERE, until Monday at 5pm for Wednesday options. We don’t have a Wednesday pickup option for the winter season, so form a buying group and we’ll deliver to your office! Visit the Q and A section for any questions – but basically as long as the order is $25, delivery is free.

Top Chefs
Some of the top chefs in Thunder Bay are using this website! Congratulations to The Sovereign Room for winning the recent competition and to Northern Unique (also a vendor on the site!) for their showing. I know these guys both use a lot of local ingredients. We’d also be remiss if we didn’t mention Caribou Restaurant as they’re by far and away the best customer on the site. We also get frequent orders from both Hilldale Gardens Retirement homes, Rural Routes Children Centre and Sweet Pea’s Restaurant and Catering. A Fine Fit Catering and Bistro One are also using the website to get some local ingredients regularly. We appreciate everyone’s support, but could use more! Let us know what you need to make this site easier to use. And don’t forget to ask what’s local when you’re out and about to encourage more local ingredients whenever possible. This is true even of for our market vendors – let them know you’re willing to pay a tiny bit more if their locally made products are also made with local ingredients!

Good Growing

Click to Read the Superior Seasons Weekly!

Stones River Market:  The Market is Back Open - Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone and there is a wide variety of products available to order this week.

Some new items added this week:

  • Double Star Bar Farms added a cranberry sauce and cranberry horseradish jam to accompany your thanksgiving dinner.
  • Rhonda Carey has added four new pies just in time for the holidays.
  • Wedge Oak Farm has listed pork stew meat and a mangalitsa pork tenderloin.
  • White City Produce and Greenhouse has added peppermint and baby romaine lettuce

West Wind Farms also has a new small turkeys still available to order for this week.
Meadow Branch Beef has also returned with several ground beef products, especially if you get tired of eating turkey this week.

I want to remind everyone know the pick up schedule for the week of Thanksgiving.

Murfreesboro – It’s easy. Nothing changes. Wednesday will still be the pick up.

Nashville – There will be NO pick up on Thanksgiving day.

Thank you for your orders last week.


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Homegrown Co-op:  Online Market Open for Wednesday! Annual Elections and Fifth Year Celebration today!

Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store


Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events


Annual Board Member Elections and Meeting

Where: Homegrown’s Farm Store

When: Nov. 18th @ 1 p.m.

Homegrown’s Fifth Anniversary Celebration


Holiday Health & Herbs with Emily Ruff

To Your Health Tuesdays

Kissimmee’s Green Place Info Sessions

Featured Products Online

Order Online Now

Scallion/Green Onion from Oviedo, Fl

In the onion department, Sundew Gardens produces Green Bunching Onions, better known as scallions. Our scallions are grown in wide growing beds of our local sandy soil, mulched with forest leaves, and fertilized with rock dust minerals, seaweed, fish emulsion, and compost. Scallions are one crop where freshness is fundamental to a quality crop. And we pick them mere minutes before delivery.

Sweet Potato

Don’t forget to get some tasty, organic sweet potatoes for Thanksgiving!

Zucchini Squash from Sarasota, Fl

Zucchini, Cucurbita pepo, is a member of the cucumber and melon family. Inhabitants of Central and South America have been eating zucchini for several thousand years, but the zucchini we know today is a variety of summer squash developed in Italy. Its popularity is due to in large part to its versatility as a cooked vegetable as well as a base for breads and desserts.

Season’s Pick Box – Medium

Ordering is easier than ever! Enjoy an assortment of the freshest vegetables and fruit in season. Medium boxes include $35 dollars worth of produce. Season’s pick boxes are great for those who enjoy weekly produce surprises, as they are put together same day as pickup. Season’s pick boxes can not be changed or made specific or custom in any way.

Other Online Items Available Now:

Red Radish with tops, Sarasota, FL

Cucumbers, Baby English Micco, FL

Heirloom Tomatoes Sarasota, FL

Pepper, Habanero Apopka, FL

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Grocery Gift Certificates

Give the gift of local produce!

Featured Producer:Num Nums

Home made baby food from our family to yours! Num Nums is made with 100% organic fruits and vegetables, whole grains, and free range & grass fed meats. And of course, free of fillers, preservatives, sodium and sugar.

Oh, and did we mention our product is 100% American made and sold in convenient compostable packaging made of sugar cane fibers? = o D

Local Organic Baby Food

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Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.

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

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

Pickup is from 2-8pm on Wednesday November 21st. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

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
Prepared foods from Venetian Gourmet and Purely Raw

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Tullahoma Locally Grown:  Orders this week

The market will be open for orders until Monday evening with a pick up on TUESDAY AT 6 TO 6:30PM AT THE FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH ANNEX. I will only be able to be there for 1/2 hr Tuesday evening, so if you place an order for this week, please try to be prompt in picking it up.

Don’t forget to order your Thanksgiving turkeys and chickens today before midnight. Any orders placed after today won’t be able to be filled since Fountain Springs Farm needs 24 hrs to do the processing.

Thank you everyone and have a blessed week!

United States Virgin Islands:  Weblog Entry

Good Morning Virgin Islanders,

What a beautiful crisp day.
The Market is open and ready for your support.

Also come to Frederiksted this morning, from 9 am till… behind UCA’s kitchen next to the Fort Frederiksted is the 3rd Annual Rastafari Farmers and Artisans’ Market.

Come out and meet farmers, gardeners, craft vendors. Workshops entertainment, vegan vegetarian and raw food vendors as well.

Lets support this local event!

Give Thanks


Fresh Harvest, LLC:  Fresh Harvest for November 18th - Tuesday Delivery!

To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
Email us!
Tallahassee May


Butternut Squash and Kale Salad
from Bon Appetit

A delicious Thanksgiving side dish!


•8tablespoonsextra-virgin olive oil
•3tablespoonsbalsamic vinegar
•1/2medium shallot, minced
•1teaspoonDijon mustard
•Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
•1 1/2cups1/2-inch cubed butternut squash
•1bunch kale, stems removed, cut into 1/2-inch wide ribbons (about 5 cups)
•3/4cupwhole almonds, toasted, coarsely chopped
•Parmesan (for shaving)


Preheat oven to 425°. Line a baking sheet with foil. Whisk 5 Tbsp. oil, vinegar, shallot, and Dijon mustard in a small bowl. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Set aside. Combine squash and 2 Tbsp. oil in a medium bowl and toss to combine; season with salt and pepper. Transfer squash to prepared baking sheet and roast, turning occasionally, until squash is tender and lightly golden, about 20 minutes. Let cool slightly.

Meanwhile, heat remaining 1 Tbsp. oil in a large skillet over high heat. Add kale and cook, tossing frequently, until bright green and slightly wilted, 1–2 minutes. Remove from heat; add 3–4 Tbsp. dressing and toss to coat. Transfer kale to a baking sheet and cool slightly, about 5 minutes.

Add reserved squash and almonds to kale; toss well and season with pepper. Divide among bowls; drizzle with more dressing, if desired. Using a vegetable peeler, shave Parmesan over.

Market News


Happy Thanksgiving Week! We hope this finds you preparing for a lovely week ahead of good food and loving family and friends.

There is a quick ordering window this week. The Market will close on Monday evening, November 19th for Tuesday, November 20th delivery. Delivery will be up under the porch at Trinity Church from 4 – 6 p.m.

John is on a much deserved vacation with his family this week. Twin Forks Farm bread is also taking the week off. So, there will be no potatoes, bread or granola this week.

However, we’ve got lots of other great stuff for the season – winter squashes, sweet potatoes, pumkins for homemade pumpkin pie, great lettuces and greens for cooking, as well as herbs for your stuffing.

If you ordered a pumpkin pie from Dozen Bakery, a turkey from Wedge Oak Farm, or a cheese tray from Bloomy Rind, those will be ready for you on Tuesday!

We appreciate your support, and are thankful to be able to share this harvest with you

We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday!
John and Tallahassee

Coming Events

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,

We will have a market this Wednesday before Thanksgiving so you can get your naturally grown holiday meal ingredients fresh from your local farmers! We have so many great items to make your meals special. Surprise everyone with a large chicken instead of a turkey, and a green salad with fresh tomatoes and cucumbers (grown in hoop houses locally!), microgreens, red onions, and gourmet olives atop lettuce, mesclun mix, spinach, or arugula. For other lovely side dishes, consider brussels sprouts, turnips, mustard greens, collards, baby bok choi, kale, turnip greens, swiss chard, and savory hot pepper scones. We have fresh sage to flavor your chicken, turkey, dressing, and many other dishes. We know you will need chicken or duck eggs for baking, sausage to go in your dressing, and pork neckbones, fatback, or bacon to cook with your greens. For dessert, you must try our new sweet squash tartes and hazelnut macaroons, or our coconut almond torte or fruit popsicles. Honey makes a wonderful gift for your dinner hosts, friends, and family, and we have it in all shapes and sizes—samplers, honey bears, half pints, pints, quarts and half gallons. We also have handmade soap, sugar scrub, lip balm, skin toner, and for sale at the market only—greeting cards, notepads, gift card holders, gift tags, and holiday planners.

You can preorder as usual until Monday at midnight and pick up in the Breezeway at Nightbird Books on Wednesday from 4-7 pm. A few of our farmers will also be at the market and have things available for sale from the table:

Green Fork Farm: Chicken, beef, pork, eggs, fresh sage, microgreens, and handmade greeting cards and gifts.

NWA Natural Produce: Tomatoes, green tomatoes, cucumbers, brussels sprouts, mustard greens, collards, red bunching onions, and cilantro.

Crosses Creek Farm: Honey, honey with comb, and beeswax.

Figgieville: Gourmet olives and—New items!— hazelnut macaroons and sweet squash tartes.

We look forward to providing you with the best local, naturally grown and handmade products available. We’ll see you on Wednesday!

Green Fork Farmers Market