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Siloam Springs, AR:  Happy New Year! The Market is Open!!!


We hope you all have had a great Christmas and New Year! After taking a little break, we’re back in action for 2023. Check out our great selection of locally produced meats, baked goods, and crafted items! Order from now until Thursday at 5pm with pickup on Saturday from 9am-10:30am at the Moss House.

See you soon!

Independence,VA:  Online Market CLOSES tonight at 8 PM!


Happy 2023, everyone!

This is your weekly reminder that the Online Market closes tonight at 8 pm for orders. Your order will be ready for Pick-up this Wednesday, January 4 between 4 and 6 pm.

I hope everyone had a safe and happy start to the New Year this weekend! Thank you for supporting the Online Market and the Independence Farmer’s Market throughout 2022!

If you’d like to schedule a curbside pickup to conveniently have your box awaiting upon your arrival, please feel free to schedule a time using the Calendly link below. Otherwise, You can drop by and pick up your order inside the office any time on Wednesday, December 21, between 4-6 pm.

Thank you, happy shopping!

To shop: https://independencefarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/

Schedule Your Pickup Time (OPTIONAL): Calendly.
After you click “Confirm” on your time, be sure to enter your information and click, “Schedule an Event”. You will get a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation, you are not scheduled and need to try again.

Thank you for supporting the Market!

-Christian, Online Market Manager

Lathemtown Farm Fresh Market:  Happy New Year!


Happy 2023! I am looking forward to “growing” this year in every way! I’ve already received over a hundred seed packets and am about to begin the planning stage of this year’s gardens! there will more coming this year like seedlings, baby chicks, flowers, herbs and veggies and of course my kitchen creations!

I decided to have a little fun for January and do Regional Cuisine Weeks. This week is France!

As always, thank you for returning containers! I am always looking for the “ball” type canning jars and lids, and take out plastic containers. I do not need small miscellaneous jars anymore though. I will try to update your account with credits for these, but please don’t hesitate to remind me ;)

The farm stand will remain closed until some time in February when it is warmer and the winter storms are over! Sadly, the arctic blast that came through did ruin our winter crops of broccoli, lettuce, kale, chard and arugula. I am hoping they grow back, but if there is no sign I will likely prep those beds for the next round of planting.

Be well!
Farmher Chef Amy

Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  Online Orders NOW OPEN


Welcome to 2023!

As you might guess the horrendously cold and snowy weather in December had a huge impact on our growers and our egg producers. There are products available—but it will take awhile for things to recover.

Orders are open from now until 6am Wed morning. Easy drive by pick up in the outdoor lot at the Fayetteville library!

https://fayettevillearkansas.locallygrown.net/market.

PICKUP TIME THURSDAY Jan 5 is 4:30-5:30. Note: if you know that you cannot make it by 5:30 pm, but you want to order this week, just reply to this email or text 479-935-5111 and we will work with you on a plan.

Done Rovin Beefalo/beef is back!

White River Creamery and A&A will be away for a few weeks. Watch your email for news on when they are back.

SPOTLIGHT on our art and craft makers! In addition to wonderful farm and food products, our online market offers some great ideas for gift giving: handmade cards, handcrafted leather goods, locally sewn fabric items, wooden crafts, art prints and more!

Vegies this week include: local garlic, chard, parsley, kale, carrots, spinach.

MUSHROOMS available!

All of our bakers have GREAT variety right now—including sweet treats, cookies, pastries, breads, granola and other goodies.

Fresh tamales (meat and vegie) are delivered hot and fresh on Thursday just before pickup. If you don’t feel like cooking on Thursday this is a great option. They can be eaten after pickup or will also keep fine in your frig until you are ready for them.

Local eggs available in VERY limited supply. Honey available. Meat available (including beefalo, lamb, pork and chicken). Check out locally roasted coffee.

Special dietary needs? Check out vegan and gluten free baked goods and locally made seitan items. We speak from personal experience that all of these items are delicious and would please anyone no matter what their dietary needs are.

A UNIQUE GIFT: how about a certificate for local knife sharpening services? Can be redeemed at a local drop off location.

SEARCHING TIP: On large categories such as baked goods, meats or vegetables, click on the category to get a drop down of specific items in that category.

HOW TO CHECK ITEMS FROM A PARTICULAR SELLER? Scroll down on left side until you see “show specific growers”. If all the boxes are checked, you can click on “reverse all” then click the boxes on or off of those sellers you want to see. Then click “show specific growers” again.

BUYING TIP: If you see items that you want but not much available, order and pay and then log back in and continue shopping. Your orders will be combined and you will only be charged once.

DELIVERY OPTION IS AVAILABLE FOR FAYETTEVILLE ZIP CODES BUT MUST BE REQUESTED WHEN YOU ORDER OR NO LATER THAN THURS 9 AM.

SNAP CUSTOMERS ONLY: you may choose pay at pickup and bring your EBT card on Thursday. We will swipe your card and match up to $100 of your order. NOTE: please do not bring tokens or match cards to pickup at the online market.

NOTE: New customers and orders always welcome—no minimum order required, no weekly order required.

TIPS:

1) Sellers sometimes add more products later in the ordering period, so be sure to check back. The product list changes each week, even from the same seller, so it’s worth exploring the categories you are interested in.

2) Multiple orders from you at different times will be automatically combined into one order before pickup and you will only be charged once.

PICKUP LOCATION:
The OUTDOOR parking area at the south end of the new part of the Fayetteville Public Library. Follow the line of cars towards the building and stay in your car in line while we get your order.

Thank you for your continued support of the online market.

Reply to this email if you have questions

Foothills Market:  The Market is Open!


Happy New Year!

If one of your resolutions for this year is to eat a healthier diet, Foothills Market is here to help! From fresh-from-the-garden produce to meats raised in local pastures to lower-sugar versions of favorite jams to home-baked breads and cookies with no preservatives, you are sure to find something to add to your menu.

Even if you’re not ready to go all-in for a local diet, browse the market between now and Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. and be sure to click the “Place order” button on your cart. We’ll have your order ready for pickup on Thursday afternoon.

Eat something fresh this week – and every week this year!

Russellville Community Market:  1/1/23 closing


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.

Don’t forget to check out the extras when you pick up your order from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM this Tuesday at the Downtown Russellville Train Depot.

Happy New Year to everyone! The new year inspires us all in different ways… Some feel the need to organize, to try to change our daily habits for healthier ones, for personal growth or to improve our relationships or maybe to just live life to the fullest! Just like the changing of the old year for the new, or the changing of the seasons, change and growth are an integral part of life, and at RCM we are ready to embrace a new year full of opportunities! Here’s to all of us: may we all be healthy, happy and receptive to growth in the new year to come!
Let RCM help you keep some of those resolutions for the year to come by providing you and your families with healthy and locally produced products. We are here to help you have a closer and more personal relationship with the people who furnish the products you purchase!
A few things you might want to check out this week… Pine Ridge Gardens has a Meyer Lemon tree available as well as a Bay leaf tree, lemon grass, sorrel greens, sweet potatoes, bunching green onions and fruitcake! Drewry Orchards and Farm still have delicious apples and pumpkins, winter squash and Raspberry Jalapeno jam! Shoal Creek Farm has Genovese basil, lemon balm, parsley, baby veggie mix, Swiss Chard, red and yellow onions, and a wide variety of microgreens. Our meat selection is pretty great right now; I bet we have the cut you are looking for! R&D is offering Chorizo flavored bratwurst, neck bones and marrow bones for making broth, stew meat and more. Hoien farms has Chorizo, hot Italian sausage, Polish sausage and bratwurst to warm you up! Get your whole chickens, leg quarters, mild pork sausage and ground pork from Young Family Farms to round our your menu! Keep things clean in the new year with laundry detergent from Irish Elk Farms. Eucalyptus and Spearmint is back along with other favorites like Bombshell, Ann Rice’s Red Velvet Couch and new White Lotus!
Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

REMINDER- We can no longer accept credit or debit cards. We will still be able to process cash, checks and SNAP/EBT transactions.
We appreciate your patience with us during this transition.

Check back frequently as our farmers regularly update what they have available. Multiple orders are encouraged. :)

Russellville Community Market

FRESH.LOCAL.ONLINE

The Wednesday Market:  Happy New Year! It's Time to Order!


Good afternoon, and Happy New Year from The Wednesday Market!

The Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for supporting Georgia Grown. May you and your loved ones have a fabulous beginning to 2023.

Thanks,

Beverly

Stones River Market:  Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday


Still time to get your orders in. Apologize for Weblog delay.

HAPPY NEW YEAR…2023 AND YES

THE STONES RIVER LOCALLY GROWN WEEKLY MARKET IS OPEN!

OUR FIRST MARKET OF 2023. Start your new year supporting local farmers,
bakers and craftsmen. We are all looking forward to a brand new season.

Market opens Sunday 8:00 AM and Closes Monday at 10 PMpm

The 2023 Market opens on Sunday Mornings at 8AM and closes Monday evening at 10PM.
We will see you Wednesday January 4th on the
porch of Quinn’s Mercantile from 5:00 – 6:15pm when you pick up your order.


Growers on the Market this week, subject to change:

Bead Wench
Body & Soul Teas
Dogwood Valley Greenhouse
Ewe and Me Creamery
Flying S Farms
JillianFaithArt
Linwood Lamb
NashPhilly
Oakview Farm
Pennie’s Delights
Pinky’s Micros
Quarter Spring Farm
Quinn’s Mercantile
RC Farms TN
Rus-T-Acres
Sap Creek Gardens
Singing Bee Honey
Sow’s Ear Piggery
Spring Meadow Farm
Sundae’s Best Dog Treatery
Sweet Beets Farm
Sweet Girl Honey Farm
Thweatt Things


Grower’s News:

Oakview Farm: We hope that everyone had a great holiday. We are glad to have made it through the cold weather and glad that most of our veggies survived the cold. We will have Hakurei turnips this week – small, tender and sweet trnips you will absoluely love! Along with our Salad Greens mix, made with spinach, arugula, mustard and trunip greens. We will also have our Artisan Sourdough bread, a few varieties of jams, as well as our NEW Peanut Butter Chocolate Cps. A delicious way to start the new year.

Pinky’s Micros: We have Cilantro, Cinnamon Basil, & Parsley available for our last market! Plus all of our regular microgreens we grow all the time!!

Basic Salad Mix that packs flavor with colorful combination of five different organic microgreens; Broccoli, Kale, Kohlrabi, Arugula and Red Cabbage, Broccoli Microgreens, Pea Shoots, Radish Microgreens and Sunflower Microgreens.
Happy holidays and super excited for the new year

Sow’s Ear Piggery: Rendered lard from Non-GMO, non-antibiotic pork back fat from free-range pig. We personally use daily in cooking and baking in place or oils or butter and have excellent cholesterol numbers.

This lard is “soft/smooth” directly from the fridge but can be used successfully for baking if the required amount is placed in the freezer for 20-30 minutes before being cut into your flour/dry ingredients.

There is plenty more fat back to offer more lard in the coming weeks, based on response.

Also, if a buyer returns the quart jar, I will offer a discounted price for future purchase of the same product.

Quarter Spring Farm:
Merry Christmas from the goats!! We have all of the gifts you need for this holiday season. From our pasture raised chicken and lamb to our goat milk soap and lotion, you can find something for everyone on your list. And don’t forget to buy a little something for yourself. Even if you’re on the naughty list, treat yourself to some healthy treats this season.

Sundae’s Best Dog: Don’t forget your devoted fur babies, our treats are made using natural ingredients Sweet Potato & Applesauce and another with Pumpkin and Peanut Butter.

Rus-T-Farm: We have several popular cuts of beef back in stock, some new cuts and Soup bones. We also have Pork cuts.

NashPhilly: several delicious prepared meal items in ‘Noodles, Pasta and Italian Sauces’ available this week: Beef and Cheese Lasagna Family Portion and Single Portion, Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo and Chicken Marsala and in ‘Seasonal Side Dishes’ Brussel Sprouts with Carmelized Onions and Bacon, Mashed Potatoes with sour cream and green onions. Watch for some new items coming soon!

Pennie’s Delights: we have several delicious baked items that would make wonderful holiday gifts or treats from Cakes, Pies, Cookies, Puddings, Cobblers, Sweet Breads, Brownies, several different Cinnamon Rolls and Cupcakes. On the not so sweet side we have our delicious Mexican Cornbread that would be delicious with most meals.

Flying S Farms: Chicken Eggs (they are still being free-loaders! They have a large drop in Produce due to weather.
Baked goods. Sweet Breads, and Sour Dough Breads, Biscuits…are available this week! Several Jam and Jellies, New: Pumpkin Butter, Apple Butter and Fig Jam from local Turkey Fig Trees, CHRISTMAS JAM (Strawberries and Cranberries) is back, Apple Jamely (almost a jelly but thick like a jam) Few Just Peachy left, our HOT Jams – Seriously Hot Strawberry and Habanero Peach are a hit. Warm some up and put over cream cheese and serve with crackers – yummy.

Spring Meadow Farm: Arugula, Broccoli, Carrots, Cauliflower, Golden Beets, Green Tomatoes, Kale, Poblano Peppers, Shishito peppers, Spinach, Sugar Snap Peas, Tomato Mix, Cherokee Purple tomato, Watermelon Radish.

DELIVERY SERVICE AVAILABLE:
We offer after market Delivery Service for $10 within a 10 mile radius of Murfreesboro, outside areas additional $1.00 per mile is added. If this is the first time you’ve requested delivery please put your address in the comments before you check out and any special instructions. An Invoice will be emailed to you that includes a $1.00 Invoice fee after your order is Delivered. Again, please make sure your email and address is current.

There is an additional $5.00 fee added if Delivery is requested AFTER MARKET HAS CLOSED ON MONDAY EVENING. This fee is so we can make arrangements with our Delivery Staff to prepare your order to be delivery.

The Market methods of Payment is Cash, Checks or Credit/Debit Cards, Invoice ($1.00 fee). Reminder, please make sure your email and address is current.
Thank you for supporting your Locally Grown Market, it means a lot to our Growers and Community by Shopping Local and Staying Local!

Special THANK YOU to Quinn’s Mercantile for their support of our Locally Grown Market and the use of the front porch. Please be sure to check out the Store, several great gift and useful items, along with items made or produced in Tennessee

We look forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile WEDNESDAY, January 4th from 5:00 – 6:15 pm, please contact the Manager if you are unable to pick up your order or are running late, please phone, email or text the Manager (615.542.1078) so we can make arrangements to get your order to you.

We will always try and reach you as a reminder about your order, we can make arrangements for you to get your order to you. If we do not hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount of your order. We still need to pay our Growers for their products. Remember we do have Delivery Service. If you think you will be later than 6:00 pm, when our Delivery Staff begins delivering orders, please contact us, so we can make arrangements with you.

How to contact us:
Email: stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
Website: https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawb

Statesboro Market2Go:  Market2Go is Open!


Market2Go Is Open! Are you planning to order this week?

Place your order by 10 pm Tuesday night for pickup on Thursday.

Choose your pickup location or delivery option from the drop-down menu before you check out.

  • Statesboro – SCVB Drive Through: Thursday afternoon 4:00 – 6:00
  • Sylvania: Thursday afternoon at the Market on Maple 3:30 – 5:00
  • Home Delivery – must add delivery to cart and prepay

Please pay online. Register your debit or credit card at Your Account and click “Pay Now” when you check out. Your card will only be charged after you have received your order, including any adjustments for missed items or other credits.

Use your EBT/SNAP card to purchase authorized EBT items through the Market2Go, and you can receive matching “bonus” fruits and vegetables through the Georgia Fresh for Less program – with NO Limit. Please write “EBT” in the order comment field and select the Statesboro – SCVB drive-through pickup. For more information, email market2gostatesboro@gmail.com

Market News


Thank you to our sponsors who are helping our market grow!

Sustaining
Clayton Digital Reprographics
Visit Statesboro

Sowing
Great GA Realty
Ogeechee Technical College
Statesboro Properties
Personal Finance Service of Statesboro
Quality Inn & Suites
Queensborough National Bank & Trust
RE/MAX Preferred Realty
Southern Palace Restaurant
Statesboro-Bulloch County Library

Sprouting
Citizens Bank of the South
Synovus
Bulloch County Farm Bureau
Institute for Coastal Plain Science, Georgia Southern

Seedling
Georgia Southern University Libraries
Bulloch Solutions

Friends of the Market
Debra Chester
Cynthia Frost
Sam Wainford
Ann Smith-Wilson
Laura Wheaton
Ann Hamilton
Becky Sanders
Bruce Field
Chandra Brown
Christene Hodges
Kathy and Larry Smith
Kristin Fretwell
LaShai Campbell
Martha Joiner
Patrick White

Happy Shopping!

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown:  Market is open for orders!!


Good evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!

Go to the market >>
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Pastured Meats
Mushrooms
Cultured/fermented foods
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.

COVID19: Thanks for recognizing we can all do our part in operating in the safest way possible. Be on the lookout for the order reminder email with any changes to pickup or ways you can help minimize risk for our volunteers and each other. Thanks for your support!*
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