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Citrus County Locally Grown:  HAPPY NEW YEAR


Wishing ALL our you a
Very Happy, Healthy and Prosperous
NEW YEAR
With the Holidays behind us we are “getting back to normal”. However one New Year’s resolution that I am keeping in mind is to eat healthier in 2013.
Our Growers go out their way to bring value to the products they offer. While nutrition and taste are always improved, most times at lower cost than store purchased items.
Grower News
3 Rock Farm
They continue to expand their offering. Thank you, Amy.

Rise and Shine Bread
The Whole Wheat bread was described to me as “awesome” Personally I find it has a very delicate flavor compared to other breads of a similar nature. Well done Stephanie.

Florida Fresh Meat Company
Known for their local, naturally raised meats, which are hormone and antibiotic free, FFMC distributes across The State of Florida. Recently a restaurant in the Miami area scored 27 out of 30 on the Zagatt rating for a Hamburger using FFMC’s ground beef. Consider using FFMC ground beef when you next make beef patties. With the increased flavor a smaller patty delivering a satisfying meal. Make 6 from a 1lb pack of FFMC Ground Beef.

Your Market is just over 1 year old and we look forward to new growers joining us and an expanded product offering.
From all of us at Citrus County Locally Grown, THANK YOU for your support in the past year.
“Click here for the market” :http://www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net
See you at pickup on Thursday.
Mike
Market Manager

Conway, AR:  Market Reminder


Greetings Conway Locally Grown Community,

This is a reminder that the market closes tonight at 10pm. Check out the gorgeous new flower photo notecards from Rattle’s Garden, find them under the “Locally Produced Products/Crafts/Stationary” category. Have a great day.

Statesboro Market2Go:  Local farm event this Saturday!


There’s a local farm event this Saturday…great fun for the entire family!
“Bring the whole family out for an experience they’ll never forget! The Hunter Cattle Company Bonfire & Pig Pickin’ is this Saturday, Jan 12 starting at 5pm. Gather eggs, meet baby farm animals, share a delicious dinner and enjoy a real Trail Walk!
Call 912-823-BEEF for information.”

The market is open until midnight tonight! Be sure to place your order!

www.statesboromarket2go.locallygrown.net

CAFE:  Seneca Help at OMC today


We still need one more volunteer to help at Oconee pickup today. Volunteer time runs from 4:30-6:30 pm at Oconee Medical Center.

If you can help, call or reply back to this message.

Elian
864-650-0260

Old99Farm Market:  Old 99 Farm Week of Jan 6 2013


Order online at www.old99farm.locallygrown.net

Special on pastured ground beef this week; I’m offering 15% off the listed price. Good for sauces, patties, soups and casseroles.

Vegetable selection is finally shrinking, but still have greens and potatoes. Carrots have been slow to come to market size, so I’m holding off.

I still need lots of egg cartons, so please ask your neighbours to save for you and bring along to the farm.

Have you been following the Aerotropolis controversy? OMB hearings have started, to convert 4500 acres of farmland to industrial lands, on the premise that Hamilton doesn’t have enough vacant factory space and the airport/highway network will bring employment. Have you noticed what impact of energy/climate/world economy is having on investment decisions? High uncertainty leads to ‘wait and see’ investors. Maybe we need the farmland more than empty factory space.
Residents can get an update on the OMB dispute on Wednesday Jan 9th at 6 pm at a city hall meeting organized by the Hamilton Civic League. The OMB hearings are open to the public and are taking place in the Albion Room of the Convention Centre starting Monday, January 14 at 10 am.

See http://hamiltoncatch.org/view_article.php?id=1150

Favourite climate science sources online
http://www.resilience.org/
http://thinkprogress.org/tag/global-warming/

Healthy food news
http://thecompletepatient.com/

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op:  Groupon for Organic Produce


Hi Everyone,

Just wanted to forward this Groupon for Half Off a Small Organic Produce Box from Nature’s Garden Delivered. Nature’s Garden Delivered is our co-op’s organic produce company that delivers weekly.

This is a great way to try out a box! The deal is only available for new Nature’s Garden Delivered customers.

Choose to receive the fruit, vegetables, mixed, or Local Only box. Each contains a mix of seasonal organic produce, with possible offerings including kale, beans, avocados, and mandarins, depending on the time of year.

Feel free to forward to friends and family. Below is the link to the Groupon for your convenience:

http://www.groupon.com/deals/natures-garden-delivered-2?p=1&utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&sid=2c6f5d43-97a9-4faa-9398-8194fefd8067&division=atlanta&user=17639bd9519d5a9fe82914980aeb92b641dd09a7b00a443bd9b484eb6b97d944&date=20130107&s=body&c=deal_title&d=deal-page&utm_campaign=natures-garden-delivered-2

$19 for Small, Delivered Box of Organic Produce ($38 Value)

Thank you,
Nora

Nora Lea
Suwanee Whole Life Co-op and Buying Club
real foods.real farms.real community.
www.suwanee.locallygrown.net

Melody Lane Co-op:  January 8, 2012



GROUP BUYS


Green Pasture

Today is the last day to order Green Pasture products. If you have not done so already, please get your order in by 7:00 this evening. We have reached our quota on butter oil products but there is no limit on cod liver oil, skate liver oil, coconut oil, ghee, or skin care. I will let you know via email once the order has arrived. You can drop by the following Thursday between 3:00pm and 7:00pm or contact me to schedule another time to pick up.

(Green Pasture products are listed in The Market under the category GROUP BUYS)

Mother Earth Meats

The next Mother Earth Meats delivery is Saturday, January 26 (exact time TBD). This time around we will try using our new co-op website to place orders. No more paper order forms to fill out or Excel files to email. All of the Mother Earth Meats products will be available online in The Market starting Friday. You will get an email with more details Friday morning when the Market opens (a day earlier than normal). All meat orders must be submitted by Monday, January 14 at 7:00pm.

Plattsburgh Online Ordering:  Farmer Market online orders


Weather forecast for tomorrow looks great for harvesting spinach (unless the subzero did more damage than expected). The salad mix has too much damage, but should regrow nicely once we get enough sunny weather that I can trim it down to get rid of the yucky leaves.

I think we have all enjoyed the change of pace, but have kept busy. I spent the week after last market designing brochures and flyers. Last week was spent updating the website so it would be ready when the flyers and brochures went out. If you have a place to post a flyer or brochures, or people you think would be interested in Rehoboth Homestead’s summer CSA, please be sure and pick up a supply. It will helps us GREATLY. I suspect Woven Meadows would appreciate similar help getting the word out about their CSA.

Hope to see you Saturday!

Gwinnett Locally Grown:  Link to Mother Earth Meats Form


It appears that the link to MEM is not working correctly. I apologize for the inconvenience.

Please copy this link into your browser

http://ranchoalegrefarm.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/mem-Jan-Info-Order-Form.docx

If you are still having problems, please let me know.

See you tomorrow at Market! Don’t forget to stop in and meet “The Roastin’ Fool”, Mr. David and taste a sample!

Joyful thoughts,

—Maryanne

Swainsboro, GA:  Market is Open!


SORRY FOR THE DELAY. SEE YOU ALL ON THURSDAY!!!