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Stones River Market:  Market is OPEN -- New Growers and More Choices


Welcome to this weeks Market, Open now until 10 pm Monday. Order early before quantities available run out!

There is a lot of GREAT news in this weeks Weblog. Several new Growers have joined our Market. There will be more
Baked Items, Produce, Plants, RAW MILK, Honey, Beef, Pork, Lamb and Chicken to choose from.

We are excited to Welcome to the Market this week Crossing Creek Farms from Shelbyville. They will have available pasture raised, organic fed and soy free meats (Chicken and Beef), Pasture Eggs and Dairy Pet Milk and Buttermilk. Also available Cow’s Milk Soap, Ouch Ointments, Honey and much more.

Terry’s Treasures from Murfreesboro several had the opportunity meeting Terry during last weeks delivery ‘On the Porch". She has several ’one of the kind’ Succulent and Cactus arrangements available and she custom make items. She will be ‘On the Porch’ this week so be sure to visit with her and see some of her beautiful things.

The Sugared Spoon: Robert is a local confectioner and will have several varieties of cookies, brownies and chess bars available. Rumor has it you might meet him “On the Porch” sometime! You can find on the market this week Key Lime Chess Bars, Lemon Chess Bars, White Raspberry Cookies, Oatmeal Raisin Cookies, Chocolate Chip Cookies and Snickerdoodle Cookies. Perfect for snacks, dessert or gatherings.

Please learn more about the Growers on the Market in the ‘Our Growers’ section.

News From Our Growers:

Rainbow Hill Farm: FREE STONE PEACHES have arrived, Blackberries still available.

6R Farms: We have added Mountain Fresh Tomatoes available by the pound, basket or box, Sweet Corn, Okra, Green Beans and Jalapeno Peppers.

Caney Fork Farms: We now have Pork along with Lamb items on the market this week along with assorted produce.

Carole’s Herbs (CS3 Farms): We are back from Florida, where it is hot and humid — just like home! We have another ”traditional” tea available. We are adding Oolong tea because it, like many herbs and other teas, has been demonstrated to have antioxidant properties. It also tastes quite good. We may have some sweet potato greens available, but not a whole lot. If you haven’t eaten sweet potato greens, they are a mild leaf that can be substituted for spinach or a thin lettuce leaf and eaten raw or cooked.
We have more turnips available as well as our herbal honeys, shrub (drinking vinegar) concentrates, nut butters, and other deliciousness.

Sow’s Ear Piggery: will be updating pork listings in 2-3 weeks once a butcher date is set. We hope our customers will be patient for our new products, as this will probably be the best pork we’ve raised and offered for sale.

Flying S Farms: Assorted Cherry tomatoes are back! Ranging from Black Cherry, 2 Bites, Sungolds, Amy’s Apricot, Purple Bumble Bee and more! Sorry some of our Summer Squash and Zucchini have suffered from the heat and rains this past week. We are replanting and will be back on the market soon.

Mo’Scrubs by Toya: taking a brief break will return next week.

Reminder!!! There are 3 Markets remaining until our Market Celebration Drawing for my 1st year as Manager and the upcoming Markets 11th Birthday!!! During June and July your name will be put ‘in the hat’ when you place your order. There will be a 1-$25, 1-$10 and 2-$5 Gift Certificate drawing August 7th, be sure to place an order each week to increase your chances for our Gift Certificates.

Look forward seeing you “On the Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday July 17th from 5:00 – 6:30pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, please phone, email or text me so we can make arrangements to get your order to you.

How to contact us:
Email: stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 307 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

Miami County Locally Grown:  Organic eggs available!


Bair Trax Dairy has more organic eggs available!

And check out all the other local goodness we have to offer!

Enjoy this gorgeous sunshiny day :-)

Dothan, Alabama:  July 13, 2019 M@D Newsletter



Market at Dothan is open to accept orders.
Orders close Tuesday at 5pm
We use the word “Sustainable” over “Organic” because you can grow organic without being sustainable, but you cannot be sustainable without utilizing organic practices.


This Week’s Newsletter:
Diet, Weight Loss & Common Sense
Market Chitchat
Grower Notes

A FOUR LETTER WORDPART I

Diet – we’re involved in it simply by virtue of being a Farmer’s Market. We here at Market at Dothan count it a privilege to bring you Fresh, Local, Sustainable and Year Round foods made right here in the Wiregrass. It’s an honor we don’t take for granted! While all of our growers and producers embrace those four core values, we know that not everyone can and does eat the same way! For that reason this is the start of a series of articles examining diets and diet plans. One size does NOT fit all and our goal is to educate and encourage you as you make your own best wise choices. Thank you for being part of our Market Family – we appreciate you so much!

What follows is adapted from the Mayo Clinic along with information from other sources.

When it comes to eating plans, whether weight loss, blood sugar or something else, there’s no shortage of advice. Magazines, books and websites all promise that you’ll meet your goals, especially weight loss, using diets that eliminate fat or carbs or those that tout superfoods or special supplements. With so many conflicting options, how do you know which approach might work for you? Here are some suggestions for choosing a health or weight-loss program.

1. Involve your doctor in your weight-loss efforts. Before you start a health or weight-loss program, talk to your doctor. Your doctor can review your medical issues and medications that might affect your weight and provide guidance on a program for you. And you can discuss how to exercise safely, especially if you have physical or medical challenges, or pain with daily tasks. Tell your doctor about your previous efforts to lose weight. Be open about fad diets that interest you. Your doctor might be able to direct you to weight-loss support groups or refer you to a registered dietitian.

This diet was ranked the best overall by US News and is recommended by the American Heart Association.

2. Consider your personal needs.There’s no one diet or weight-loss plan for everyone. But if you consider your preferences, lifestyle and weight-loss goals, you’ll likely find a plan you can tailor to your needs.
Before starting a weight-loss program, think about:

  • Diets you’ve tried. What did you like or dislike about them? Were you able to follow the diet? What worked or didn’t work? How did you feel physically and emotionally while on the diet?
  • Your preferences. Do you prefer to do a weight-loss program on your own, or do you want support from a group? If you like group support, do you prefer online support or in-person meetings?
  • Your budget. Some weight-loss programs require you to buy supplements or meals, visit weight-loss clinics or attend support meetings. Does the cost fit your budget?
  • Other considerations. Do you have a health condition, such as diabetes, heart disease or allergies? Do you have cultural or ethnic requirements or preferences regarding food?

MARKET CHITCHAT

New & Relisted Products – Woo-Hoo!

  • Roselle Hibiscus Leaves from Mayim Farm
  • Pecan Pie from Laura’s Confections
  • Raspberry Walnut Torte from Laura’s Confections
  • Mocha Torte from Laura’s Confections

THIS WEEK’S GROWER NOTES

We have the best Growers in the Wiregrass! Please learn more about them on our Grower Page.

MAYIM FARM: This is our last Market cycle before we go on vacation for a few weeks, so if you need any herbals before the first or second week in August they will need to be ordered this week for delivery on Friday, July 19. We are planning on being back for the August 10th market. A trip to Maine to visit some awesome biodynamic farms and see the sites is in order!    Greg and Carole

MARTIN TEAS:  No orders week July 16-20. Vacation Thanks!

Ms. Birdie of Martin Tea’s is this area’s expert on throwing splendid tea parties.

DANNY’S GREENS: Danny is giving his plants a break this week to catch up. Even with the welcome rains they grow much slower in the summer heat. Thanks for your understanding.

FOOTNOTES

We would love to hear from you! If you have a favorite recipe, want to write a product review, have an idea or request for an article or information, let us know! You can reply to this newsletter or write marketatdothan@gmail.com.

Market Schedule
Order Saturday 5pm to Tuesday 5pm weekly for Pickup the following Friday
Dothan Pickup: 10am – 12pm, Dothan Nurseries, 1300 Montgomery Highway, Dothan, AL 36303
Daleville Pickup: 11am – 11:30am, Parking area behind Daleville Chamber of Commerce
Enterprise Pickup: 12pm – 12:30pm, Grocery Advantage, 1032 Boll Weevil Circle, Enterprise

Our Website: marketatdothan.locallygrown.net
Our Email: marketatdothan@gmail.com

On Facebook: www.facebook.com/MarketatDothan
Join our Online Discussions! www.facebook.com/groups/MarketatDothanDiscussion
Be sure to use our hashtag! #marketatdothan

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!

Shelbyville, TN:  The market is NOW OPEN - July 12


Hey there,

Your Shelbyville Locally Grown Market is now open. Please browse and select your items between now and Wednesday at noon.

Here is the link to the market: www.shelbyville.locallygrown.net

Eat healthy, shop local.

Northeast GA Locally Grown:  MARKET IS OPEN FOR ORDERS!


Good Evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
Go to the market >>
Fruit!!
Fresh Vegetables
Clean Meats
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Pastured Eggs
See all products

Market stays open from Fridays 9 p.m. until at least 9 p.m. Mondays!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m.

If you do not get an email ORDER CONFIRMATION right after you order then your order is NOT complete. Log back in and your order might still be there waiting for you to check out! If you have any trouble or questions at all, we are here to help; simply reply to this email or call Andrew at 770.530.3287

Statesboro Market2Go:  The Market is Open!


Thanks for shopping with us and supporting your local farmers!

Find nectarines, and peaches at Market2Go, as well as squash, zucchini, peppers, tomatoes, cucumber, sprouts, okra, potatoes, onions, garlic, and blueberries.

Don’t miss the ice cream from Southern Swiss. There’s a wide variety of flavors of online made with local peaches, strawberries, and blueberries, as well as classic vanilla and chocolate!

We also have fresh herbs, honey, eggs, coffee, bread, milk, butter, cheese, seafood, shrimp, beef, pork, chevon, garden supplies, candles, soaps, lotions, as well as items that are already prepared and ready to eat, made from local ingredients.

Bootleg Farm and Southern Swiss Dairy both have their products online on Market2Go. They are no longer regulars at the Saturday Market, so look for them here!

Did you know that Market2Go has items for your pets? You can find pet food, bones, Wagz Dog Treats, and pet grade raw goat milk from Bootleg Farm.

Don’t miss Prosser’s Seafood first fresh-caught Georgia shrimp of the season!

Remember we have changed locations for our Statesboro pickup to the Statesboro Convention & Visitors Bureau at 222 S. Main St. Hours will remain the same, and our Sylvania pickup will remain the same at Victory Garden General Store.

We eliminated the annual membership fee – read about the changes here. To maintain support for the market, we added a surcharge of 7% on each order, beginning on March 1st.

Our featured vendor this week is Ogeechee Peaches, a family farm located in Millen, GA that delivers peaches straight from their orchard! Their items can be found at their farm stand, the Saturday market and on Market2Go. Visit their booth at the Main Street Farmers Market on July 13th for some peaches, nectarines, and peach cupcakes during the Peach Fest!

Our featured sponsor this week is Victory Garden General Store, a locally owned store in Sylvania that provides quality local food and other locally produced items. They also provide a location for the Market2Go pickup in Sylvania. The owner, Lisa Guidos, makes delicious quiches, casseroles, scones, and desserts that can be found at her store, the Sylvania Farmers Market, and on Market2Go. She will be at the Statesboro Main Street Farmers Market on Saturday, July 13th, making peach crepes and bringing other peach delicacies at the Peach Fest.

Stop by the seasonal eating booth at the Saturday market for more samples and recipes of delicious peach goodies!

Growing Together :  Availability for July 15th


Hope you all are staying cool and hydrated!! It’s been a scorcher of a week!

Some things that go well with hot weather are all the yummy veggies you can eat raw and/or in salads!

We’ve got tons of beans, sweet peppers, shishito peppers and squash!
We’re especially loving this Summer Squash Salad recipe from Cookie + Kate!

The farmers appreciate all the wonderful support!
We always appreciate feedback or questions about the produce, so we can do our best to get the highest quality products to you! Please don’t hesitate to reach out.

Happy weekend!
The Growing Together team

Link to order: http://growingtogether.locallygrown.net.

Russellville Community Market:  The Market is Open!


To ensure your order is placed, make sure you click the “Place My Order” button once you have completed your shopping. You will receive a confirmation email.

Orders will be ready for pick from 4PM – 6:30PM this Tuesday at the Downtown Russellville Train Depot!

The Market is Open!
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We have tons of fresh produce available on The Market this Week, along with your favorite staples. Local Raw Honey, Fresh Farm Eggs, Top Sirloin, Honey Oat Bread, just to name a few. As always, thank you for choosing to shop and eat local.

Russellville Community Market

FRESH.LOCAL.ONLINE

Augusta Locally Grown:  The Market is Open!


The Market is open! Place your order before 8 PM, Sunday and pick up on Tuesday evening.

What could be more simple you might ask? Ordering your tickets for Augusta Boucherie! They’re on sale now! Visit www.augustaboucherie.com to get your ticket.

And remember, our new downtown pick up location is at Buona Caffe’s Reynolds St Roastery, Training and Showroom. Customers who select “Downtown” as their location should pick up at 520 Reynolds Street between 5pm-7pm.

For more information about our full menu of delicious summer local food events, visit our other website at augustalocallygrown.org.

Questions? Please text Kim at 706-288-7895.

Conway, AR:  Wickles! CLG Pickup TODAY 3:30-6pm. Bring eggshells, glass jars, & egg cartons please.


Good morning!

Two words: WICKLES TODAY! This is a pickup reminder for those of you who ordered this week. Thank you for your order! You can pick up your order from 3:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

If something comes up that you cannot personally pick up your order today, please contact someone to pick up for you.

Remember to bring your EGGSHELLS, glass jars for recycling, egg cartons, and bags for ordered items. Reduce, reuse, recycle! See you this afternoon.

Come early for the best selection from the EXTRAS table! Even if you didn’t make an order, you can come by to shop the EXTRAS table.
Steve