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Citrus County Locally Grown:  Lettuce Prices Fall


Hello Everyone,
With these cooler days and nights one supplier has a bumper crop of Lettuce at this time. This week Lettuce is priced at $1.25 a head. Some extra salad on the table this week? Pair this Lettuce with some of the Tomatoes and Cucumbers for an evening appetizer or snack.

Follow a salad with some Free range Chicken that is Pasture raised, Chemical, Hormone and Antibiotic free. Roast, Grilled or slow cooked in the crock pot, always full of flavor and healthy too.

Fall is time to do some canning, 25 lb boxes of Tomatoes for just $32, this will make several quarts of Tomato sauce. Or perhaps pickle some Cucumbers. If you have any questions about canning, a great way to save and preserve food without any pesticides hormones or Antibiotics, visit the canning information link at the bottom of the page.

Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is not far away. I will state the obvious, there will NOT be a market on Thanksgiving Day. We will bring the market forward to Tuesday Thanksgiving Week. Market will open the Friday morning before Thanksgiving, and close 9:00 a.m. Monday. Please order as early as possible to assist our growers. Special Orders for Meat and Fish can be called in the week before I am trying to arrange an open phone line for Sunday p.m.

Time Change
Next weekend it is time to change the clocks, so put them back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night, and enjoy the extra hours sleep.

Here are the links

Link to Order on Market.
Link to Canning

Have a great week eating Pesticide and Chemical free.

See you at pickup

Michael

McMinnville Locally Grown:  Brrr!


I told J.B. that I might just hibernate this winter!

There’s a new salad this week – Raspberry Tenderloin and a new Pepper Jelly – Pineapple Habanero!

Hope you have a great week and stay warm!

Thanks for your support. Click here for McMinnville Locally Grown Market Section

Stone County, AR:  The Market's Open!


Hey, Everyone!

The Market’s Open!

Come on in!

ALFN Local Food Club:  Weblog Entry


Howdy everyone!
The Market is now open. We are entering the time of year where are our market really shines. Where else can you order from the comfort of your home and pick up awesome local food in a WARM and friendly environment? No gusty cold breezes here. Just an awesome group of volunteers ready to parcel out your orders with a smile. See you at the market!
Sincerely,
Dwayne McFarlan

The Wednesday Market:  Oct 31, 2012


Market website was down this morning due to “A backup server was mis-configured”. We are back online and ready for orders. Lots to see with fall products coming in. Something missing you would like to see? Drop us a line and we will try to find it for you.
Order here for this week:
http://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market
Order enough kale for the Tuscan-Style Pinto Bean Soup with Kale in recipes section that everyone is loving!
See you Wednesday,
The Wed Mkt Team

Shoestring Acres:  Last Market day of the Season


Well this is the last market delivery for 2012…It has been an interesting year with many changes.Time for we farmers to step back and regroup and plan for next year.
We will be returning to Saturday morning deliveries in Columbia next season but plan to continue home drop off.
SO it is time to stock up with everything you can and dream of spring.
Check out our new size of potatoes.Not much else is new.
With the impending weather I am opening ordering early so we can beat any power outages..not missing out on fresh veggies.
ssa.locallygrown.net

Helen Mgr

Russellville Community Market:  Opening Bell


Hey everyone!

The Market is open: Order Away!

Special Announcement: I just received word that Bright Moon Ranch will not be on the market this week but I will have their chickens back on the market within the next week, so be sure to set your calendars for this!

Thanks for supporting RCM!

You can now follow RCM on Facebook! Check out our new page for great info on local foods issues and upcoming events. RCM Facebook

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.

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

The Cumming Harvest:  Need your feedback - Please fill out our survey


If you’ve already filled out our survey, THANK YOU! We only need 13 more to reach 100 surveyed.

Your information is critical to the improvement and growth of The Cumming Harvest. This info will help me determine what new vendors I need to get and if I need to adjust times the market operates. It will also help me know where we need to improve.

No personal information is ever collected.

Contact thecummingharvest@live.com if you have any questions.

Thank you,
Suzanne Geddes
Market Manager

CLICK HERE FOR THE SURVEY

Stones River Market:  The Market is Back Open - Brief Website Outage


The website is back up and running after a brief outage this morning. Thank you for your patience.

Happy Halloween to everyone. Special provisions have been made for parking this week due to Trick or Treating on the Square this coming Wednesday. Watch for your Tuesday evening reminder email for details.

We welcome back Rocky Glade Farm from their week of on-farm activities. They bring back a variety of greens, lettuces, herbs, winter squashes along with a host of other products.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse is running two specials this week. Buy 2, Get 1 free on all trade gallon pots of Perennials, Ferns, & Herb Plants from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse. Most are out of bloom now, but are strong, healthy plants, which will develop good root systems before cold weather. They are eager to burst into bloom in your garden next spring. Order your 2 plants as usual on the market, and in the comments section indicate your first & second choices of an additional free plant. Please be specific if there are 2 or more varieties listed (astilbe, carnation, etc.). Also, purple Wandering Jew hanging baskets are HALF-PRICE while supplies last.

Wedge Oak Farm has added a ham roast and a shoulder roast this week.

Don’t forget, Thanksgiving is fast approaching. Order a fresh turkey from West Wind Farms by placing a reservation in the upcoming weeks.

Apples are gone this week. I want to thank Rainbow Hill Farm for a wonderful crop this year. I hope most of you were able to try new varieties as well as old favorites. They should return next year.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

Homegrown Co-op:  Shop online now! New Items, Farm Tours, and Fifth Anniversary!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

New Items Online

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Nubian Eggplant Sarasota,FL

Heirloom Tomatoes Sarasota, FL

Sunburst Squash Sarasota,FL

Leeks Kissimmee, FL

Stir Fry Mix (Kissimmee, FL

Try a *Season’s Pick Box – Small






Ordering is easier than ever! Enjoy an assortment of the freshest vegetables and fruit in season. Medium boxes include $20 dollars worth of produce. Season’s pick boxes are great for those who enjoy weekly produce surprises, as they are put together same day as pickup. Season’s pick boxes can not be changed or made specific or custom in any way.

Fifth Anniversary Celebration

Shine Shed is a local collaborative art group who’s primary goal is to involve the community and encourage creative expression of all sorts, in any and every way. We invite all members of this beautiful community to share their ideas and assist in executing the vision of the many wonderfully talented artist that we can find in each of us. Our goal is to share the beauty around us all and allow for EVERYONE to take part!

Shine Shed would like to involve YOU, Homegrown members! With your help we are going to create an art piece for Homegrown Local Food Coop’s 5th Year Anniversary. We ask for donations of any spare art materials (paint brushes, paint, fabric, etc), scrap metal, Christmas lights, or even some old newspaper! Whatever you have and are willing to donate would be greatly appreciated so we can share this work of art with you!

Please drop all materials off at the Farm Store: 2310 N. Orange Ave, Orlando, Fl 32804

Not a Member yet? Don’t pay an extra 10%! Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Farm Tour

What: Seminole Springs Antique Rose and Herb Farm

When: Sunday, November 11, 2012 @ 10 a.m. until 12 noon

Where: Eustis, FL

(an hour’s drive from downtown Orlando)

We will meet once again in Eustis, FL to visit with a third grower, Seminole Springs Antique Rose and Herb Farm, who partners with Homegrown. While we are there, Farmer Traci Anderson will take us on a tour of this family run nursery, and provide us with a mini workshop on growing and using herbs.

Handouts will be included, so, be certain to make a reservation <eeant@mac.com> since space is limited. For those that like active participation mixed with comedy, Traci will give us an opportunity to keep up with the potting machine conveyor belt.

After the tour, participants are invited to picnic on the grounds, visit the gift shed, and share a glass of herb tea. As this is Veteran’s Day, please, feel free to invite a Veteran in your life to attend this farm tour as your guest.

To make a reservation for you and/or any accompanying guests, please contact: Jackie McFadden, eeant@mac.com, 404-571-9602, or sign-up at the Homegrown Store.

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Tuesday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Wednesday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 2-8pm on Wednesday October 31st. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Monday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company
Prepared foods from Venetian Gourmet and Purely Raw

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