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Russellville Community Market:  Market Reminder

Only a few more hours of ordering time for the market! Be sure to get your orders in by 10:00 p.m. tonight!

Don’t forget we have new pick up times available from 4:00pm to 6:30pm.

We look forward to seeing you at the Market on Thursday at All Saints Episcopal Church!

You can now follow RCM on Facebook! Check out our new page for great info on local foods issues and upcoming events. RCM Facebook
Be sure to click on the “Like” button at the top of the Facebook page to get automatic updates. Thanks!

Russellville Community Market

Champaign, OH:  Tick, tock!

Just a quick FYI that the market closes tonight at 8 pm! Please get your orders in soon! We will miss seeing you Thursday if you don’t! That would make all of our volunteers very sad and you don’t want to be responsible for that, would you? Is my sad attempt at humor working? Probably not, but we do enjoy seeing every one of you!

Tahlequah Farmers Market:  Market opens

The online market is open ! Pick up day will be on March 9th between 12 and 1 pm at Norris Park. Other arrangements can be made if you are unable to be there. Just contact the market.

Melody Lane Co-op:  February 26, 2013 - Co-op Meeting this Thursday

Visit The Market any time between now and 7:00pm Tuesday to place your order.

Pick up is every Thursday, 3:00pm – 7:00pm, at Sandra’s home in Roswell.


This is a quick reminder to get your orders in by 7:00pm this evening. This week we just have the usual Carlton Farm products and a few little extra things from previous group orders. I am looking forward to the co-op meeting at my home this Thursday from 6:00pm – 7:00pm. We will discuss ideas for the future of the co-op including new products to offer and possible volunteer opportunities. I hope you can make it :)



Below is a list of upcoming co-op events. Go ahead and mark your calendars, more details will be availabe soon.

February 28, 6:00pm – Co-op Meeting
March 7, 3:00-7:00pm – Rendering Lard/Tallow Demonstration
March 14, 7:00pm – Yogurt Workshop
March 21, 1:00pm – Making Soap & Lotion with tallow
April 4, 7:00pm – Sauerkraut & Fermented Vegetables Workshop

And don’t forget about the local Weston A. Price Conference on March 16th!
Register soon because it WILL sell out –


Sandra Walker
Melody Lane Co-op Coordinator

Champaign, OH:  One more...for our neighbors to the south...

I also should pass along the Master Gardeners of Clark County are planning their 5th Annual Garden Fling on April 6, at Kenton Ridge High School, 4444 Middle Urbana Rd. Doors and vendors open at 8:30 am with programs beginning at 9. It is a full day of gardening programming with topics like invasive plants, tree planting, backyard greenhouses, seed to plant, container planting and back-by-demand, ask the experts! For more info, visit or call 937-521-3860. Sounds like a great time!

Champaign, OH:  Announcements, announcements!

It’s time to highlight some of the great resources available in our county and the hard work of the group known as the Master Gardeners. We all know Charlene Stapleton needs to be thanked personally for the heavy lifting she does but what better way than to support their programming! Check out the following classes and continue the joy of life-long learning!

Come Wednesday, March 13, from 6-7:45 PM for “Vegetable Gardening the Organic Way” taught by Jan Dawson and Andy Reinhart who have gardened organically for 25 years. They use hoop-houses and raised beds to work their magic. They are awesome folks and a world of knowledge! You will not want to miss this I promise!

Are you free on Wednesday, March 27 from 6-7:45 PM for learning about Earth Box Container Gardening? Come learn from the experts and get handouts on how to DIY! Plus free seeds will be given away!

Make plans on Wednesday, April 10 from 6-7:45 for “Let’s Talk Water: Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels”. Come for ideas on how to better utilize rain water and conserve this wonderful resource!

Join Charlene Saturday, April 27 from 10-11:30 am for Make-it-take-it class and herb sale! Herb gardens in a container! Bring gloves and a small trowel and they will furnish the plants, soil, container and handouts! Class fee is $25 for this one and class is limited to 25. Register at 937-653-3811 and all proceeds go to projects like the butterfly program for the county elementary schools, Market Street Community Garden and distribution of materials. Herb plants will also be got sale at this session.

All programs are taught at the Champaign County Library and are an awesome way to fill your brain! I know I have left off some of the details that can be found in yesterday’s Urbana Daily Citizen. If you need more details, feel free to email me or contact Charlene Stapleton directly as my hunch is she is teaching all these sessions. I could be wrong but she is at home working on her cape as we speak. She is Superwoman, you know? I’m not sure I am supposed to share her identity but the cat has been out of the bag for years! Thanks for all you do for us Charlene! You make our community a better place because of your elbow grease!

ALFN Local Food Club:  Market Closes Tomorrow!

Food Club Members,
The Market closes tomorrow morning. Get your orders in! Kellogg Valley Farms has come back online with some tasty produce: curly leaf kale, braising greens, green onions, and mustard greens.
Sam Hedges

CLG:  Market Reminder

Greetings Conway Locally Grown Community,

This is a reminder that the market closes tonight at 10pm. Have a great day.*

Citrus County Locally Grown:  Oops we did it again! Another New Item listed late.

We interrupt your regularly scheduled week for this late breaking announcement!

There are another couple of late listings this week on the market! Organically grown Ruby Red Grapefruit and organically grown Florida Oranges are now available from Shoebox Herb Gardens in the Fruits department! Limited quantities available so get them early.

After last week’s announcement regarding the late listing of bi-color corn from Register Cracker Farm, we received several questions regarding the heritage of the seed. To answer your questions, the Registers have assured us that this corn is non-GMO and was grown chemically free.

You may now return to your regularly scheduled week.

Thank you!

Tullahoma Locally Grown:  Fox Farm

For those of you who ordered from Fox Farm last week and did not receive your order, Marcella is very sorry. She had an unplanned hospital stay for a few days and was not able to fill her orders. She should be back on the market next week with her delicious sausages, eggs and pork.

Thanks for your understanding!
Seeya Thursday :-)