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Cedar Grove Farm:  CSA Availability for 7/30


Hi everyone,

The peas are here! The peas are here! That’s the best news I can offer this week, as there’s not much else to report. The pink-eyed purple hulls are coming in, and we’ve got lady peas and crowder peas behind them. There are a lot of people who wait anxiously for their Southern peas and the time is finally upon us. We’ll all be out there picking peas ‘til the cows come home, or it’s time to pack up for market…

Enjoy this week’s offerings! See y’all on Wednesday.

Have a happy and a healthy,

Cedar Grove Farm

Dawson Local Harvest:  Let's Play a Little CHICKEN!


The DAWSON LOCAL HARVEST for August 1, 2014.

Let’s Play a Little CHICKEN!

HI EVERYBODY! We are very pleased to have a new vendor, Grace Acres Farms. Their first product listing with the Harvest is FREE-RANGE ALL-NATURAL WHOLE CHICKENS! You can sign up right now with a deposit of $10 to reserve your own Chicken. They are scheduled to arrive August 29, and I believe the Balance due will be in the $10-15 range for a 4-5 lb. bird, which is a super price. I expect huge interest, and quantities will be somewhat limited, so don’t delay if you’re interested in ordering.

Elsewhere, BLUE LAKE GREEN BEANS are now available, and after Tomatoes (in my opinion) “real” fresh Green Beans have the biggest difference in taste for fresh veggies vs, grocery store beans. And yes, we have POTATOES, red and white, just $2 a pound. A couple of other last minute additions may sneak in as well, so take a look at the Market for this week.

THE MARKET IS NOW OPEN! REMEMBER! You can order until Tuesday night at 8pm. Pick up your order at Leilani’s Gardens Friday afternoons from 4 to 7pm.

You’ll find the DAWSON LOCAL HARVEST at http://dawsonville.locallygrown.net

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! We guarantee your satisfaction with all products in DAWSON LOCAL HARVEST.

Cumberland, TN:  CSFM Open


The Cumberland Sustainable Farmers Market is now open for this weeks ordering.

Thanks for supporting your local area farmers.

Farm Where Life is Good:  Online Market is OPEN for Business (Week 31)


Nothing so striking as a beautiful squash blossom.

Life on the Farm (Week 31)

Special offering of Colorado Peaches and Bartlett Pears brought to us and you by a friend of a friend with a family farm in Colorado. Ordered now by the 20# box (you’ll need that many to actually get some home uneaten!) and delivered to your dropsite the week of approximately Aug 24 (peach) and Sept 7 (Pear). They are fabulous for fresh eating, baking, canning, freezing or drying.

(We are happy to take phone/in-person orders on these too with checks-in-the-mail if you prefer.)

Yesterday’s beautiful weather had the many species of bees a-buzzin’. Great to see. They were all working the “bolted” (flowered) broccoli like crazy (not sure what that honey will taste like!)

Finally the bees have shown up to work (here on a watermelon flower)

And (TaDa!) the side product of the bees’ labor…

The Market is now open for all your produce desires.

Ordering will be open from Sunday morning until Monday 8pm. Get your orders in now so harvesting can begin specific to your requests.

Deliveries will be made Wednesday per usual to your chosen Dropsite Location .

Recipes for your consideration

Creamy, velvety Queso that’s cashew-, soy-, and gluten-free! Eggplant gives it that creamy texture that’s also lighter in calories than queso and reheats extremely well. Ridiculously close to the real thing! Let the dipping begin!

Queso Sauce

6 Asian-style eggplant
Olive oil
Sea salt
1.5-2 cups unsweetened original almond milk
2-3 Tbsp nutritional yeast
1/4 tsp finely minced fresh garlic (or garlic powder)
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp chili powder
2 tsp cornstarch (optional for thickening)
1/4 cup chunky medium salsa, slightly drained (OR 1/4 10-ounce can of Rotel original diced tomatoes and green chilies)
OPTIONAL: Smoked paprika and hot sauce for added color and flavor upon serving.

Slice your eggplant into thin rounds just under 1/2 inch (not quite 1/4 inch), then sprinkle both sides of the flesh with a little sea salt and arrange in a colander to help draw out some of the moisture and bitterness. Let set for 10-15 minutes, then rinse with cool water and thoroughly pat dry between two clean towels.

Preheat oven to high broil and place an oven rack near the top of the oven. Arrange the dried eggplant rounds on a baking sheet lightly spritzed with non-stick spray and drizzle both sides of the eggplant with a little olive oil. Sprinkle with a very small amount of salt.

Broil on high for 4-5 minutes on each side, watching carefully as to not let them burn. Flip at the halfway point to ensure even cooking. Once the eggplant appears tender and both sides have golden brown color, remove from the oven and wrap loosely in foil to steam.

After a few minutes, unwrap and peel the eggplant skin away. It should come right off. If you pack your roasted eggplant into a 1-cup measuring cup, it will be approximately 1 cup.

Place eggplant in a blender with the 1.5 cups (to start) almond milk, 2 Tbsp nutritional yeast, minced garlic, cumin, chili powder and cornstarch and blend on high until smooth and creamy. Taste and adjust seasonings as needed. I added a pinch more sea salt and a little more nutritional yeast. To thin, add more almond milk.

Transfer to a small saucepan and warm over medium to medium heat until slightly thickened and bubbly – about 5 minutes. The longer you go the thicker it will become.

NOTE: If it isn’t looking as thick as you want, thicken with a slurry of cornstarch by adding an additional 1 tsp cornstarch to a small bowl with a little almond milk and 2-3 Tbsp of the cheese mixture. Whisk to combine and then stir back into the pot. This should thicken it right up.

Once hot and thickened, remove from heat and stir in DRAINED salsa or Rotel. Don’t put the liquid in or it will make it runny. Pour into a serving dish and top with a little smoked paprika and hot sauce for flavor/color.

Serve with chips, crackers or veggies. Keep warm in a mini crockpot or over a tea light warmer if you have one.

Refrigerate and cover leftovers. Reheats extremely well in the microwave or in a saucepan. Will keep for up to a few days, but best when fresh.

Adapted from: http://minimalistbaker.com/


Crispy tofu that’s baked not fried and tossed in a 5-ingredient peanut glaze! Serve over cauliflower rice with sautéed veggies for a completely plant-based meal that’s gluten free!

Crispy Peanut Tofu & Cauliflower Rice Stir Fry

STIRFRY
12 ounces extra firm tofu, organic & non-GMO if possible
1 Tbsp Toasted sesame oil
1 small head cauliflower
2 cloves garlic, minced

SAUCE
1.5 Tbsp Toasted sesame oil
1/4 cup low sodium soy sauce
3.5 – 4 Tbsp light brown sugar, honey or maple syrup
1/2 tsp chili garlic sauce
2.5 Tbsp peanut butter or almond butter (natural, salted)

OPTIONAL EXTRAS
Veggies (baby bok choy, green onion, red pepper, broccoli)

Toppings: Fresh lime juice, cilantro, sriracha

Begin by draining tofu 1.5 hours before you want your meal ready. If your block of tofu is larger than 12 ounces, trim it down. You don’t need a full pound for this recipe (see notes).

Roll tofu in an absorbent towel several times and then place something heavy on top to press. I use a pot on top of a cutting board and sometimes add something to the pot to add more weight. Do this for 15 minutes.

Near the end of draining, preheat oven to 400 degrees F and cube tofu. Place on a parchment-lined baking sheet and arrange in a single layer. Bake for 25 minutes to dry/firm the tofu. Once baked, remove from oven and let cool.

Prepare sauce by whisking together ingredients until combined. Taste and adjust flavor as needed. I often add a little more sweetener and peanut butter.

Add cooled tofu to the sauce and stir to coat. Let marinate for at least 15 minutes to saturate the tofu and infuse the flavor.

In the meantime, shred your cauliflower into rice by using a large grater or food processor. You don’t want it too fine, just somewhat close to the texture of rice. Set aside. Mince garlic if you haven’t already done so, and prepare any veggies you want to add to the dish (optional).

Heat a large skillet over medium to medium-high heat (6 out of 10), and if adding any veggies to your dish, cook them now in a bit of sesame oil and a dash of soy sauce. Remove from pan and set aside and cover to keep warm.

Use a slotted spoon to spoon tofu into the preheated pan. Add a few spoonfuls of the sauce to coat. Cook, stirring frequently for a few minutes until browned. It will stick to the pan a bit, so don’t worry. Remove from pan and set aside and cover to keep warm.

Rinse your pan under very hot water water and scrape away any residue. Place back on stove.

Add a drizzle of sesame oil to the pan, then add garlic and cauliflower rice and stir. Put cover on to steam the “rice.” Cook for about 5-8 minutes until slightly browned and tender, stirring occasionally. Then add a few spoonfuls of sauce to season and stir.

Plate cauliflower rice and top with veggies and tofu. Serve with any leftover sauce. Leftovers reheat well and will keep covered in the fridge for up to a couple days.

From: minimalistbaker.com


All through the summer and fall we eat these with our fingers for pre-dinner snacking. The simplicity is belying; the beans showcase the basil brilliantly.

Lemon Basil Snap Beans

Boil yellow (or green) “green” beans in salted water until tender (just beyond tender crisp). Drain and rinse with cold water to stop their cooking.

Turn the beans into bowl and keep them at room temperature up to 3 hours. When you’re ready to eat, toss the beans with a generous amount of coarse salt and 1 cup of minced lemon basil leaves for every ½ pound of beans. Enjoy them at room temperature.


If anyone has some good recipes for this weeks ingredients, pop on over to the website and enter them there for everyone’s benefit!.

Subscription Box Highlights

Anticipated this week for the CSA/Subscription Boxes:

Broccoli
Cauliflower
Head lettuce
Green onions
Summer squash/Zucchini
Cucumbers
New potatoes
Green beans
Beets
Dill
Lemon basil

Start your meal planning now!

We hope to feed you soon!

Roger and Lara



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Local Farms First:  Place Your Orders For Fresh Local Summer Produce!



Greetings Local Farms First food lovers!

Order Before Monday Morning!!

This week there is an abundance of Carrots, Beets, Radishes, Turnips, Greens like Kale, Chard, Lettuce Mixes, Pickles, Eggs, Chicken, Beef, Juice, Pork And Summer Berries!!

Please Log on to Local Farms First and order to support your hard working local farmers!! Thank You :)

Thanks for supporting local family farms,
Amy Konash- Market Manager
LocalFarmsFirst.org – a 501c3 non-profit
970-641-7682
click here to start shopping on the website:
www.LocalFarmsFirst.com

Heirloom Living Market Lilburn:  'Bits and Bites' July 27, 2014


For Chrome users or plain text users,
you will find this easier to read and be able to see pictures if you go to the Market and choose Weblog …it’s easier on the eyes!

Greetings Lilburn, Crossfit and Hamilton Mill Market Folks:

Important Reminders, Other Matters and Pertinent Information

Market will close at 9:00pm Sunday for the Crossfit Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Hamilton Mill Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Lilburn Market!

Life Happens


It has been a challenging weekend for me in the health department — and I am just not up to writing. Please check out the Featured Items and the New Items highlighted at the beginning of the Market listing! (Be happy – you get a break from my musings!)

A Reminder:
This week will probably be the last week for Blackberries from My Daily Bread. They are juicy, delicious and HUGE! The Harvest is coming to an end, so be sure and stock up if you are preserving the harvest.

I wish you all a happy day and a wonderful week! I will see you at Market!


Thank you for taking the time to read this SHORT missive…

Please know that we appreciate the support of All Saints Lutheran Church, Crossfit O-Zone Gym and the Hamilton Mill Community for the use of the great spaces for Market. We are grateful for you and for your support of our dedicated, LOCAL Farmers/Growers and Artisans.

Please “Like” us on Facebook and please share the Market with family and friends!

Market will close at 9:00pm Sunday for the Crossfit Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Hamilton Mill Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Lilburn Market!


Order now since you are just a click way!

Happy shopping!

Take me to the Lilburn Market
.
Take me to the Crossfit Market

Take me to the Hamilton Mill Market




BUY LOCAL ~ Know your Farmer!

Heirloom Living Market Hamilton Mill:  'Bits and Bites' July 27, 2014


For Chrome users or plain text users,
you will find this easier to read and be able to see pictures if you go to the Market and choose Weblog …it’s easier on the eyes!

Greetings Lilburn, Crossfit and Hamilton Mill Market Folks:

Important Reminders, Other Matters and Pertinent Information

Market will close at 9:00pm Sunday for the Crossfit Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Hamilton Mill Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Lilburn Market!

Life Happens


It has been a challenging weekend for me in the health department — and I am just not up to writing. Please check out the Featured Items and the New Items highlighted at the beginning of the Market listing! (Be happy – you get a break from my musings!)

A Reminder:
This week will probably be the last week for Blackberries from My Daily Bread. They are juicy, delicious and HUGE! The Harvest is coming to an end, so be sure and stock up if you are preserving the harvest.

I wish you all a happy day and a wonderful week! I will see you at Market!


Thank you for taking the time to read this SHORT missive…

Please know that we appreciate the support of All Saints Lutheran Church, Crossfit O-Zone Gym and the Hamilton Mill Community for the use of the great spaces for Market. We are grateful for you and for your support of our dedicated, LOCAL Farmers/Growers and Artisans.

Please “Like” us on Facebook and please share the Market with family and friends!

Market will close at 9:00pm Sunday for the Crossfit Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Hamilton Mill Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Lilburn Market!


Order now since you are just a click way!

Happy shopping!

Take me to the Lilburn Market
.
Take me to the Crossfit Market

Take me to the Hamilton Mill Market




BUY LOCAL ~ Know your Farmer!

Heirloom Living Market Lawrenceville :  "Bits and Bites" July 27, 2014


For Chrome users or plain text users,
you will find this easier to read and be able to see pictures if you go to the Market and choose Weblog …it’s easier on the eyes!

Greetings Lilburn, Crossfit and Hamilton Mill Market Folks:

Important Reminders, Other Matters and Pertinent Information

Market will close at 9:00pm Sunday for the Crossfit Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Hamilton Mill Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Lilburn Market!

Life Happens


It has been a challenging weekend for me in the health department — and I am just not up to writing. Please check out the Featured Items and the New Items highlighted at the beginning of the Market listing! (Be happy – you get a break from my musings!)

A Reminder:
This week will probably be the last week for Blackberries from My Daily Bread. They are juicy, delicious and HUGE! The Harvest is coming to an end, so be sure and stock up if you are preserving the harvest.

I wish you all a happy day and a wonderful week! I will see you at Market!


Thank you for taking the time to read this SHORT missive…

Please know that we appreciate the support of All Saints Lutheran Church, Crossfit O-Zone Gym and the Hamilton Mill Community for the use of the great spaces for Market. We are grateful for you and for your support of our dedicated, LOCAL Farmers/Growers and Artisans.

Please “Like” us on Facebook and please share the Market with family and friends!

Market will close at 9:00pm Sunday for the Crossfit Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Hamilton Mill Market!
Market will close at 6:00pm Monday for the Lilburn Market!


Order now since you are just a click way!

Happy shopping!

Take me to the Lilburn Market
.
Take me to the Crossfit Market

Take me to the Hamilton Mill Market




BUY LOCAL ~ Know your Farmer!

Russellville Community Market:  RCM Opening Bell


Welcome to another RCM Market Week!

Be sure to check out the newly listed items this week! Lots of great, local products to be had!

Happy shopping! Eat Local!

Check out the “Featured Items” section as well as the “What’s New” section at the top of the market page for all the latest products available.

Be sure to “Like” our Facebook page for updates and food-related events in your community!

To ensure your order is placed, make sure you click the “Place My Order” button once you have completed your shopping. Remember, you have until 10:00pm Tuesday evening to place your orders.

Happy Shopping! See you on Thursday!

Russellville Community Market

FRESH.LOCAL.ONLINE.

Green Fork Farmers Market:  Weekly Product List


Dear Green Fork Farmers Market Customers,

Summer keeps bringing a bountiful variety of fresh foods grown by your local farmers, and it’s time to make your selections and place your order for this week’s market.

NEW this week—
Delicious sweet corn from Beyond Organics and beautiful mixed cherry tomatoes from Green Fork Farm. Get these while you can!

More vegetables this week—
So good and fresh—yellow squash, cucumbers, potatoes, green beans, green peppers, sweet banana peppers, jalapenos, and serranos.

Mushrooms—
Delectable, fresh Shiitake mushrooms, dried Shiitakes, and Shiitake powder. These are great with everything.

Herbs—
Fresh herbs make all the difference in cooking. We have Italian basil, Thai basil, parsley, sage, chives, lovage, and a mixed bunch that includes basil, oregano, rosemary, sage, parsley, and fennel. If you don’t use them all fresh by the end of the week, turn the bunch upside down and hang to dry, then use at your leisure.

Fruit—
Plentygood Farm has a couple of boxes of apples left, but they won’t last long.

Eggs—
We have both chicken and duck eggs raised on pasture. They’re the best!

Meat—
We still have one of the best selections of meat in town. Lots of different cuts of lamb, pork, chicken, beef, and duck. Don’t forget we have specialty meats too that are very flavorful and great for making broth and soup stock—chicken necks, hearts, livers and feet, as well as lamb bones for soup stock or dog bones. We also have pet food made from ground chicken backs—what a treat for your favorite house pet.

Olives and Olive Oil—
Direct from the grower in California. These olives are organic and brine cured, and the olive oil is from cold-pressed, organic olives. You won’t believe how amazing it is!

Prepared Foods—
We have delicious chocolate chip cookies made to order for you, with either a combination of oat and wheat flour, or all oat flour. You will also love our lacto-fermented sauerkraut and jalapeno slices—excellent for gut health. We also have salsa made from local ingredients grown without chemical fertilizers or pesticides.

Place your order from now until Tuesday at noon. You can also stop by the market on Wednesday to shop. For the best selection, make sure you do both!

Thanks so much,

Green Fork Farmers Market

Wednesdays 4-7 pm
Indoors, Year Round
In the Breezeway at Nightbird Books
205 W. Dickson St.
Fayetteville, AR

To place your order, click on the link below to enter the website. Sign in as a customer, then click on the icon next to each product you wish to order. Proceed to checkout, review the list to make sure it’s correct, then scroll to the bottom and click on Place This Order. Make sure you receive a confirmation email—if you don’t, your order was not processed. Payment is at the market pickup with cash, check, debit/credit card, EBT, and Senior FMNP coupons. Ask about our doubling program for EBT and SFMNP.