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Independence,VA:  Market is OPEN for June 20th pickup!

Good evening!

The Market is open and ready for your orders. If you’re having trouble finding the meats you want to purchase in Town Park on Friday mornings, place your order through the Online Market!

Thank you for all of your generous donations to the Market. To date, we have raised $845.00!

To Donate: IFM Go Fund ME!.

To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Upcoming Events:

Saturday, June 23rd, nature, goats, and yoga for the soul. A fundraising event. Join us for a fun and rejuvenating yoga class for all levels lead by skilled instructor Yvette Ladd of Wellness Pursuits. All funds are donated to further the work of The Center for Diversity and Common Ground! Suggested donation $20. Light refreshments post-yoga. Bring a Towel (yoga mat optional). For more information, click here.

Mark your calendars now and plan to celebrate Dairy Month with our 2nd Annual Ice cream social fundraiser Sunday June 24 from 2-5pm. We close down Courthouse Street and serve ice Cream with delicious homemade toppings and desserts. $10, kids under 10, $5. All proceeds go to fund the Farmers Market.

Thank you all so much for supporting the Independence Farmers Market!


The Cumming Harvest:  This week on The Cumming Harvest

This Week

Market opens at 10AM


Summer vegetables Cucumbers, tomatoes, beans, squash and zucchini— need I say more! For a perfect variety of summer vegetables, check out Reverdure’s Early Summer Veggie Combo, pictured above.

Carrell Farms’ Alpaca sausages and water buffalo are on the market this week— they’re only here twice a month, so make sure to add a few items to your cart!

Indian Creek Angus will be selling this week, just in time to grab their quality product for Father’s Day and those summer cook outs. Their ground beef as well as steaks will be on sale this week. These items won’t last long at these prices so make sure to get your orders in. Please help us spread the word!

Ancient Awakenings carries a variety of products in an array of quantities and sizes to make drinking your kombucha and kefir convenient and delicious! This week they have kombucha, coconut kefir, water kefir, cultured vegetables and kraut on the market.

Don’t forget your jams, jellies, sauces, spreads and marinades! Nature’s Kitchen carries an impressive line to help with your culinary needs.

Other items this week:

Pasture- raised EGGS

Watsonia Farms PEACHES

My Daily Bread

The June WHITE OAK PASTURES order is due on JUNE 18. White Oak Pastures raises pastured chicken, duck, pork, goat and more. For pricing or to place an order, come by the market or email Jennifer at


Market Location and Pick Up
Pick Up every Saturday from 10am-12pm.
Located in a small building directly behind The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.
724 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Google Map

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

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:  Time Keeps On Ticking...

And…it’s Wednesday!!

The time is ticking into the 8:00 hour, and that means it’s time to get your orders completed!!

And…in case you didn’t see, not only do we have strawberries, but Champaign Berry also added limited amounts of their first of the season, red raspberries!!

But…don’t stop there…we also have new flowers that have been added, and we have all of the other amazing products that are on the market, year round!!

See you at 8:00am…you have one hour!

Cosmic Pam

Spa City Local Farm Market Co-op:  The market is closed for ordering.

The Spa City Co-op market is now closed for ordering. Please plan to pick up your order this Friday between 3 and 4:30 pm.
Should you be unable to pick up, please arrange for a friend to do so for you.

Thank you for ordering from Spa City Co-op
This weeks market manager
Julie Alexander

Statesboro Market2Go:  Order Before Midnight!

Remember to place your Market2Go order for this week before midnight tonight!

Click to order at Market2Go

Miami County Locally Grown:  We have HONEY!!

Doc Allen of Pumpkin Patch has extracted the first honey of the season!

We’ve waited long enough! The raw Early Honey is so delicate in flavor and very light colored – from Acacia or Locust tree nectar. Always unfiltered, unheated, and packaged in glass jars – right here in Troy!

And be sure to check out some of the products on the Market made with Pumpkin Patch honey… Lemon Honey Buttons, Einkorn and Honey Loaf, Gluten-Free Sandwich Bread, and Fruit Bars! Collaboration is what we love (to eat!) :-)

Manchester Locally Grown:  Reminder: Ordering Closes at 10 pm

Manchester Locally Grown market

We always have a few new farmers, waiting their turn to join our market and offer their wonderful products to all our customers. In order to add more farmers, we feel it would be best to grow our customer base a bit. We want to be able to offer you and your friends some new local farm products.

The farmers and market managers would really appreciate your efforts to help spread the word about our fantastic market. What a great local resource for fresh, local farm products. Please pick up a few business cards to hand out to your friends, neighbors, and co-workers. Advertising is very expensive, and we want to use our slim market funds in a responsible manner.

To Contact Us

Our Website:
On Facebook: Manchester Locally Grown Online Farmers’ Market
By e-mail:
By phone: (931) 273-9708

Our pickup location is across the street from the Manchester City Schools administration building:

Good morning!

This is just a friendly reminder to place your order online by 10 pm this evening.

It seems as though every week, someone says, “I meant to order last week, but forgot till about 9:45.” Well, that’s fine, for two reasons:

1. Every single order placed before I close the market will be filled, unless the farmers run out of some items; and

2. I never close the market at 10:00 sharp. It just doesn’t happen (and to those who know me, that comes as no surprise.) It may be closer to midnight before it gets turned off. However, it’s better not to put off ordering, because some items may be sold out.

Lastly, remember to hit that last “submit” button. I really dislike disappointing a customer who comes to market, only to find no order in their name because they didn’t hit the last button. When your order is placed, you will receive an email confirmation. If for any reason you fail to receive this confirmation, please contact Linda as soon as you realize it’s missing.

Also please go to our Facebook page & like, comment, and share this week’s post. Facebook isn’t allowing me to post on multiple sites, or post multiple photos. So please help us spread the word. Surveys indicate that word of mouth is the most effective form of advertisement. Please help us advertise our fantastic growing market!

See you on Thursday!

Michael & Linda

New Field Farm's Online Market:  LETTUCE BEGIN!


We have a few items to offer now to begin the season and get the first taste of fresh greens.

There’s basil, arugula, lettuces, salad mix, swiss chard, and two kinds of parsley.

Please note:

For those items I can’t actually count (which is most of the crops) I have to estimate how much is available. I try to underestimate to be safe so if something is sold out you can ask for it in the comment section and we might be able to provide.

A reminder:

Orders can be placed after you receive this weekly email on Tuesdays. Orders are due by 8 AM Thursday morning, after which time you’ll be unable to order for that week.

PICK-UP is Fridays from 4:30 to 7:30 at the farm and 5 to 8 at Union Mill.

A suggestion:

We encourage those picking up at the farm to begin using their own cloth bags/boxes/crates/laundry baskets or such to cut down on plastic bags. This means dropping off two (2) bags or whatnot, with your name written on them some Friday. We’ll use one to fill your next order and then you bring back the empty the following week and pick up your new order in the second bag. And so on through the season. If your order won’t all fit in your bag we’ll use our regular plastic ones as well.
This won’t work at Union Mill because I don’t want to clutter up their lobby with our stuff during the week. They’ve been very accommodating about using their space for pick up for over 10 years.

It’s been a lovely June, though very dry, so we’re irrigating a lot right now, as well as planting and hoeing and doing all the other many tasks needed to get the season up and going.

Thank you for your support and we’ll hope for a good season.


Champaign, OH:  Tuesday Mania!

Your market managers have been crazy busy, this past weekend, with all things Hippie and the Farmer, getting ready to open for the season, busy with the strawberry UPick, busy with our individual businesses, and busy getting the gardens, greenhouse, and construction all accomplished, for our opening day, June 23, the first Saturday On The Farm, of the season!!

Soooo…here it is, Tuesday, and this is my reminder that the market will close, for the week, tomorrow morning…get your orders in!

Yes…we know that there is no lettuce…but our lettuce is coming on, strong, and will be added to the market, in the coming weeks! Along with our organic spinach, and chard!!

Yes…the asparagus is gone…Beth’s season has ended…

Yes…if you want strawberries, don’t wait…the season is short, but sweet!

Yes…not a lot of produce, yet…but, since we run the market, locally, according to the seasons, you get the best, of what comes into play, with each growth season. And now we are in the upswing of the growing season, and our producers will be adding produce, as it comes on…

Thank you for being amazing market customers!!

Cosmic Pam

Statesboro Market2Go:  Blackberries!

Blackberries – just added by Jacobs Produce!

Click to order at Market2Go