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The Cumming Harvest:  Newsletter - December 12, 2012


RECIPES

Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
by Alta Cucina Italia

This is a delicious and so easy to prepare side dish recipe, that will complement your favorite meal dish. I personally love this rosemary roasted potatoes.

I usually made them, when I make roasted chicken, and what I love the most? It’s that after we finish eating, I do not have to start dealing with cleaning my stove (since all I used was the oven), and while my chicken and potatoes are cooking, I clean up all the preparation table, then make a great green salad..and when it’s ready, just serve, eat and enjoy a wonderful table, chat after it! Also it’s a good choice when you are expecting some friends to come over, because you can make it ahead of time!

Ingredients:
1/4 A&A Rosemary Extra Virgin Olive Oil
1 Tbsp A&A Amalfi Blend
Salt to taste
1 pound potatoes (use whichever varieties you find or prefer)

Preheat oven to 400 F.
In a bowl, whisk the oil, the A&A Amalfi blend & salt.
Toss the potatoes with the dressing until well coated.
Place the potatoes in a large and heavy baking sheet.
Roast the potatoes, turning them occasionally, until they are tender & golden.
Before serving the potatoes, drizzle some more A&A Rosemary Infused EVOO.
Transfer to a big bowl and…enjoy!

Market News

VENDOR OF THE DAY Come out, even if you didn’t order and meet Adriana from Alta Cucina Italia. From 10am til noon you can taste and buy their products of infused olive oils and balsamic vinegars, as well as pestos and tomato sauces.

GREEN PASTURES ORDER
I’ll be placing an order for Green Pasture fermented Cod Liver Oil and/or Virgin Coconut oil on Saturday afternoon. Email me at thecummingharvest@live.com if you have questions or would like to place your order. You may also place an order at the market on Saturday.

PAYMENT OPTIONS
You have several ways to pay for your order. Check/Cash are preferred, but you may also pay online or with a CC when you pick up. There is a 3% convenience fee to pay online or with your card at pickup.

LOCATION & PICK-UP
Building 106, Colony Park Dr. in the Basement of Suite 100, Cumming, GA 30040. Pick up every Saturday between 10-12pm.
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

Partners


Cane Creek Farm is our Farm Partner for 2010-2012. Thank you Cane Creek for all your support!
The Cane Creek Farm Blog

Secure Services, Inc Thank you for generously providing our market location!

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!

Champaign, OH:  Hello local shoppers!


Wow! Can I just say what a great turnout we are having with sales this week! Thank you, thank you! As we close in on one hour left tonight, please get any last minute orders completed before 8 PM! Thank you for shopping with us once again and we’ll see you Thursday!

Russellville Community Market:  Market Reminder--It's Closing Time


It’s almost closing time for the market! Be sure to get your orders in by 10:00 p.m. tonight!

Not sure what to get your friends and family for Christmas? How about an RCM gift certificate? Available in any denomination you’d like! Check them out on the market page!

Don’t forget we have new pick up times available from 4:00pm to 6:30pm.

We look forward to seeing you at the Market on Thursday at All Saints Episcopal Church!

You can now follow RCM on Facebook! Check out our new page for great info on local foods issues and upcoming events. RCM Facebook
Be sure to click on the “Like” button at the top of the Facebook page to get automatic updates. Thanks!

Russellville Community Market

Spa City Local Farm Market Co-op:  Cocoa Available!


SUNNY WAY has 4 cans of organic, fair trade Spicy Hot Cocoa mix and 5 cans of Baking Cocoa still available before Christmas. You can add them to your order today (Tuesday) before 9 p.m., or they will be available for purchase on Friday at the Art Church.

Conway, AR:  Market Reminder


The market closes tonight at 10 P.M. To place an order, visit Conway.locallygrown.net/market Please make sure to hit the checkout button. You will receive a conformation email once you place your order.

A Note From North Pulaski Farms:
We just listed 50 lbs of ripe tomatoes!

A Note From Ratchford Farms:
We will be sampling our Buffalo and Elk Summer Sausage at this weeks pick up on Friday.

South Cumberland Farmer's Market:  Extra Strawberries


Day Lily Nursery will have extra quarts of strawberries available for sale at pick up today from 4:30 – 5:45 at the community center. These strawberries are sweet and wonderful – a real holiday treat! Come on by!

Local Farms First:  Market Opening on Thursday



Greetings local food lovers!

Get ready!

The market will open on Thursday at 5 PM. This is your last chance (and perfect timing!) to order ingredients for your Christmas Dinner, Holiday Party or New Years Soiree (Rum & Cider, anyone?)

Just as a reminder, our winter schedule after this delivery will be:
-January 16th
-February 20th
-March 13th

Thanks for supporting local family farms!

Maya Silver
LocalFarmsFirst.org – a 501c3 non-profit
970-641-7682
click here to start shopping on the website:
www.LocalFarmsFirst.com

ALFN Local Food Club:  Market Closes Tomorrow


Hello All,
Market closes tomorrow. Better get your order in! Still plenty of good stuff including…
Broccoli Florets and Broccoli Leaves from Kellogg. I hear tell from Eddie of Kellogg himself that he thinks broccoli leaves are taster than the actual heads.
Ripe Tomatoes from North Pulaski. Organic and ripe red. A BUNCH of them. Tomato sauce anyone?
Mizuna from Crimmins. Have you tried Mizuna? Hands down my new favorite salad green.
Sincerely,
Sam Hedges

McColloms Market:  December FFFN Order is Closed - Reminder re Pick Up


Hi all:

I just officially closed the December order. Just a reminder that pick up will be tomorrow, Wed., Dec. 12th at 103 Helen St. in Saranac Lake from 5 pm to 6:45 pm.

If you’re having any issues, please let me know at 518-418-9236.

Thanks so much.

Melinda

Northeast GA Locally Grown:  Locally Grown - Special Update - Christmas Party BEER TASTING / POTLUCK


Hey Local Food Lovers,

I wanted to send you a very special 2nd message this week that I failed to mention this last time.

As many of you know the Soque River Watershed Association in Clarkesville is the non-profit sponsor for the Locally Grown market. It’s one of our programs to support sustainable land-based businesses.

Each year for the past 3 years we’ve had an end of year Christmas Party at my house to say thanks to everyone who has in any way been involved in our organization or programs. If you’ve been eating Local Food, or even just reading our message here occasionally then you are one of those people.

ALL OF YOU ARE INVITED to the SRWA Christmas Party and BEER TASTING POTLUCK this Friday December 14th. Sounds fun doesn’t it. To participate just bring a craft beer (defined as a beer made by a brewer that is small, independent, and makes yummy beer) at least one large 24 oz bottle, or two 12oz bottles and a potluck dish (veggies, meats, snacks or sweets). We’ll do blind taste tests of beers to see which one’s you like and help you navigate the wonderful world of craft beer. Anyone who gets this post is invited (and feel free to invite good beer-loving friends). Of course we highly encourage you to consider joining the SRWA (online at https://www.donationpay.org/soqueriver/ or at the party). Encouraged but not required. It’s a great way to support your local river loving group, and have some good beers, food, and laughs.

Party is at Justin and Ching-Yu (and Cheetos and Whiskey’s) house at 237 Wilson Street, Clarkeville, GA. That’s right across from Grace Calvary Church. In fact you’ll want to park in their parking lot. Starts at 6pm.

ps- If you’re wondering how to get your hands on good craft beer, here’s a few suggestions. Betty’s in Helen, Hillside Beverage in Gainseville, Beverage Superstore in Suwanee, 5 points bottle shop in Athens. Very limited selections are of course at Ingles but try and surprise us.

Hope many of you can make it. This will be the first opportunity we’ve had to hang out with lots of you outside of the market so please come on…..you may get to meet one or many of your FARMERS! And have a beer with them!

Thanks and Happy Holidays,

Justin in Habersham