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


Good morning!

Due to the increasing Covid rates in our area, Saint Peter’s has re-instated the mask mandate for inside the lobby at the church for Friday pick ups. Please wear a mask when you pick up your ordered items. Thank you.

We will continue our contact-less delivery to your vehicle when you are parked outside the lobby. Just text me your name and vehicle description and we will bring it out. 501-339–1039

We will have some great produce on the extras table today, so come early for the best selection.

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 3:00 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.

Even if you didn’t make an order, you can come by to shop the EXTRAS table.
Steve

Champaign, OH:  Both Sides Now


Rows and floes of angel hair
And ice cream castles in the air
And feather canyons everywhere
I’ve looked at clouds that way…
(Judy Collins/Joni Mitchell)

Welcome back to another market week! We are back for another week, but then we will be taking the following week off for a market vacation!

The vendors work so very hard, and it’s time for a week of rest! And, while we are on break, go out to support another local tradition at The Champaign County Fair!

You may also notice that I am still on break! After catering, this weekend, for a wedding, I then get ready to host and cater my own daughter’s bridal brunch.

After always making weddings a culinary dream, it’s my turn to be on the mom side of things…

Both sides now…

XOXO,
Cosmic Pam

GreenFamilyFarm:  From our Farm to you...


Green Family Farms

How to contact us:
TO PLACE AN ORDER: greenfamilyfarm.locallygrown.net
Sandra Green 214-226-0466
sandra_green@sbcglobal.net

We drop off every other Saturday from 10:15 – 11:15 AM in Greenville, TX, from 12:30 – 1:30 PM in Fairview, TX
and from 3:00 – 4:00 PM in Dallas, TX (NW Hwy & Midway Rd). Or, you can pick up at the farm Mon-Thurs 10AM – 4PM.

Market News

Hello All -
We had a wonderful surprise shower yesterday which was much needed! We could of done without the hail but, we survived. I hope you all did not experience any damage and found it to be a nice cool-down (as we did) if you experienced the same.

Currently, we are preparing to send our hogs and lambs to the processor – if you placed an order for these items, you should have received an information e-mail with details. If you placed an order and have not heard from me yet, please contact me ASAP to confirm your order.
All others, as always, we ordered a few extra to share as cuts with you so you can try before you buy a whole or half animal from us (which is the best deal all the way around).
Eggs are still in production and we are making it through these hotter months with little set-back (thankfully). We also have lots of soap and 100% cotton wash rags to go with it. August (right around the corner!) is when we start growing out meat chickens so, we are looking forward to that event. We raise a slower growing bird so, that will make them available Nov-Mar for pick-up at the farm. And, another August event is the breeding of our sheep which will bring more lambs next year as well as lots of milk to drink (I have been told, on many occasions, that we have “the best milk available” – wow, what a compliment!).

Finally, here is a nice pic I took one evening when going out to lock up the hen houses. They say that “life is better in the country”… well, I can’t say that 100% as I grew up in the city and have experienced other pretty nice places but, I will admit, the country can be nice too – especially when you have views like the one pictured!
Thank you all!
~Sandra


Recipes

Please, share your recipes with us on the website, on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Locally Grown products, so we can try it too!

Thank you!

This e-news was produced using the weblog feature from locallygrown.net. If you received this e-news, you are on our mailing list and also have a customer account with greenfamilyfarm.locallygrown.net. If you were a customer prior to 2020, an account was created on this site for you. To access your account for the first time, type in your user name: your e-mail address, and your passoword: GFF6266 (temp password for first time access – you can change this to whatever you wish once you enter the site). All other accounts are user-created.

If you have never bought from us before, you will have three trial orders before being asked to pay the $25/lifetime membership. If you are a pre-2020 buyer, your lifetime membership is already active.

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

Independence,VA:  Market is OPEN for August 4th pickup!


Good evening!

The Market is open! With a wonky freezer and some software glitches, this was a rough week, we appreciate your understanding and patience! Thank you for supporting the Markets!

If you’d like to schedule a curbside pickup, please feel free to schedule a time using the Calendly link below. You can also drop by and pick up your order INSIDE the office any time on Wednesdays between 4-6 pm. On really hot afternoons like today, we’ve been keeping boxes inside to keep your orders fresh.

Thanks again and happy shopping!
To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

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 your continuing support of the Market!

Abby

Foothills Market:  Market Reminder


Foothills Market is open until 5:00 this afternoon. And check it out! We have ground lamb, pork sausage, and bacon back on the market. Place your order, and we’ll have it ready Saturday morning at the Happy Horseshoe table at the in-person farmer’s market.

The Cumming Harvest:  NEW CUSTOMER INFO


Here are some helpful tips for our newest customers:

• Order early (market opens at 8am Wednesdays)
• It’s okay to make multiple orders – we will group them together for pickup
• Bring tote bags or crates to transport your items to your car
• Prepay for your order on a credit card for quicker turnaround time at pickup – you can also add “extra” items at that time and they can be billed to your card on file

The new address is: 3540 Keith Bridge Road, Cumming 30041
Please be sure to come to the new address this weekend. We are no longer at the location of Pilgrim Mill. If there any questions please feel free to reach out to the market manager.

As a reminder the market is open from Wednesday morning through Thursday at 8pm for orders. All orders must be picked up on Saturday from 10am until 12pm noon. Please be respectful of our volunteers’ time and plan to pick up early and not right before noon.

As always, please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns.

Thanks,
Angie Breindl
Local Support for Cumming Harvest Market and Meals by Grace
404-426-4055

Grumpy Goat:  Weblog Entry


We made it back from the Iowa Goat Show with ribbon’s in tow!!! Frankie Mittens was named the Reserve Champion Junior Doe. We will have her picture hanging in the farm store soon or you can wander around to the back of the barn to congratulate her yourself!!!

Ordering is back to being available for Friday, Saturday, or Tuesday pick up.

This week we have some new items:

Tomatillos
Husk cherries
cilantro
parsley
Rosa Bianca eggplants
Green Bell Peppers
Cubanelle Sweet peppers
Shishito peppers

and we will have our garlic available for purchase in the store (hopefully I will have it added to the marketplace next week)

We also thought we’d let you all know that we will be participating in the Home Grown Road Trip this Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. Stop out and see us and then continue on to other locally owned small businesses in the area. You can find more information on the Home Grown Road Trip Facebook page.

Happy last week of July!!!!

Statesboro Market2Go:  Please place your Market2Go order now!!


Support the farmers and entrepreneurs who bring you food each week!

Did you remember to get more peaches? This may be the last week! And pears and figs are just starting!

Did you miss WilMor Farm at the market last Saturday? They’ve got summer bouquets online.

And it’s time to get some summer food put away for the fall — order some tomatoes, sweet corn, and okra to can or put in the freezer. You’ll be glad you did!

Click to order at Market2Go

Dothan, Alabama:  M@D Intermission Impending - VIP Announcement


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UPCOMING INTERMISSION ANNOUNCEMENT

Rather than wait till Saturday’s regularly scheduled newsletter we decided to let you know early that after pickup for this week’s orders on Friday we will be closed till Saturday, September 4 when our next newsletter goes out and orders resume.

This summer has been hard on our farmers. It almost seems they’re having to unlist and delete more than they deliver because of ongoing damage from weather and problems (like mildew and bugs) brought on by the weather. Nobody fools mother nature, but we can’t fight it either. The plan is to give the growers a much needed break and hopefully start strong in September. We realize that schedule don’t allow for many fall crops to be ready for harvest, but hopefully what is available won’t be ruining daily in the fields by then. Falling prey to local weather conditions is one of the downsides of local sustainable agriculture.

Thank you for your kind understanding and being a part of our Market family! Please do not hesitate to contact us (marketatdothan@gmail.com) if you need anything during this break. We love our customers, we love serving you and want to be here for you.

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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!

Wedge Oak Farm:  order for On Farm or Richland Park Pick Up


This week is a pork cut and pork sausage week in the kitchen. We will be adding new sausages and cuts Thursday morning in addition to our market.

Dont forget your poultry. We have the best pasture raised duck and chicken around!

We have some variety this week:

Spatchcock Chicken Chicken leg Quarters, Breasts too Half Duck Pork Ribs Coppa Steak (shoulder steak, pork) Thin Cut Chops- boneless Pork Chops- bone in and less Hot Pork Breakfast And LOTS more!

Reserve today and pick up and pay at the park or the farm.

We love that you are shopping for your meats and eggs with us.

Check back Thursday for the newest Sausage options of the week.