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Russellville Community Market:  The Market Closes at 10 Tonight!

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.

Orders will be ready for pick-up from 4PM – 8:00PM this Tuesday outside the Downtown Russellville Train Depot. Your order will be brought to your car in full-service fashion!

We have Handmade Acrylic Pens from Meadowlark Valley (blue shown above), Beef Summer Sausage and Beef Value Packs, Apple Butter, Fresh Turmeric Roots, Salsa, Kune Kune Spare Ribs, Spring Lettuce Mix, Cayenne Peppers, Tabasco Peppers, Thai Chili Peppers, Pecan Halves, Local Raw Honey, and more!
Multiple orders are encouraged as our farmers regularly update
what they have available.

Russellville Community Market


Foothills Market:  The Market is Open!

What a week! We at Foothills Market hope you all made it through the winter weather without too much inconvenience. Unfortunately, the record-setting cold weather was really hard on the outside crops. There is still snow in some places, making it hard to know exactly what’s there. It’s likely we won’t have many vegetables on the market for a few weeks, while we start over and wait for spring vegetables to be ready.

We do still have the other items – eggs, meats, baked goods, and sweet spreads. Browse the items on the market between now and Wednesday at 5:00 p.m. Place your order and we’ll have it ready for pickup Thursday between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m.

The Wednesday Market:  Ordering Time is Here

Good afternoon.

The Wednesday 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:

Enjoy your Sunday, and we’ll see you at the Market.



Bismarck, AR:  Spring is coming soon!

Robins Nest Produce

Hello everyone. Are you tired of the snow yet. We are ready for spring. We have started several plants via seeds. We plan on having Brocolli, Cauliflower, Brussel Sprouts, Kale, Cabbage and Napa Cabbage for sale this spring. We will also have seedlings and plants for sale this year.

We will send out a new email in a few weeks to let you know of our progress.

Robins Nest Produce

Conway, AR:  Tamales! Opening Bell: Eggs, Mushrooms, Honey, Beef!

Hello friends!

Wow! What a week of winter weather. For most of us, this was the most snow we’ve ever had in Conway. I’ve been in contact with several of our Growers and they are working hard to protect their animals and crops. The extreme and prolonged freezing temperatures wreak havoc on farming operations, the real extent may not be apparent for several more days. Time to stock up on eggs, meat, coffee, etc. All the good stuff.

Pork, chicken or jalapeño & cheese.
Five for $7. All same kind.
At market this Friday, February 26th.
Text me your order.

We will have lots of suet cakes on the extra table this Friday for $1 each. Feed the birds.

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. For instance, type in the word “sale” or “pork” and see what pops up. We have almost 500 items available now!

Most items are listed by 6pm Sunday, but check back again before the market closes Tuesday night to see if any other items are ready to be harvested for you! Eat fresh! Eat local! Eat for better health!

And save your eggshells throughout the week for the laying hens! :-)

In accordance with the current guidelines, we will not have more than 10 people in the lobby at any time. We have four volunteers who can bring your order to your car if you prefer, just call or text 501-339-1039.

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping: *

How to contact us:


Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Email: Steve –

Green Acres Atkins:  Good morning

Good morning

Wow this weather was very pretty and beautiful for great pictures but really took its toll on hauling water to the animals!

This week the eggs may be in short supply but no worries the chickens should be back on track in a week or so

Please place those orders by noon on Thursday at

Tom and kami

Champaign, OH:  Happy Flower Power Sunday!

Well, it looks like we are about to journey out of this frozen craziness, and get some sunshine, and warmer temperatures!!

And, what better way to welcome this breath of fresh air than with flowers??

Our girls from Flourish have made it possible to order those BEAUTIFUL Proteas from the Hawaii Flower Farm, while Rebekah is there, experiencing and researching.

I can tell you that these flowers are exquisite, vibrant in color, and bring complete amazement, day to day, as they each open up, in their own way.

They are very limited in quantity, so don’t miss out!!!

The power of flowers…

Cosmic Pam

Stones River Market:  Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday on the Porch or Curb or request Delivery

Welcome to the February 21st and 22nd Stones River Locally Grown Online Farmers Market.

The Market opens 8:00 am on Sunday Morning and closes 10:00 pm Monday evening. Order early before quantities available run out!

We look forward seeing you on the Porch or Curb Wednesday February 24th from 5-6:30pm with deliveries following. Please comment to Manager when you checkout that you would like curb service and approximate time of arrival so we can have your order ready and watch for you.

Also be sure to check back again over the next 2 days as some of our Growers may be updating their inventories.

Reminder…Delivery Service is available within a 10 mile radius of Murfreesboro, outside areas will be considered and delivery is available to Woodbury at a host location. If this is the first time you’ve requested delivery please put your address in comments before you check out….Method of Payment is Cash, Checks or Credit/Debit Cards or we can email an Invoice including a $1.00 service fee. For Delivering and Invoicing please make sure your account information is current.

Thank you for supporting our/your Locally Grown Market, it means a lot to our Growers and Community by Shopping Local and Staying Local!

Growers News:

Welcome a NEW Grower to the Market: M&S Farms Angus Beef Producers from Cannon County. We provide top quality angus beef with no growth hormones ever. Our cattle are grain and grass fed throughout the entire process. We only sell Grade A Prime Beef. We are USDA inspected and Certified Natural Grown. We also have our Tennessee Department of Agriculture permit. We let the taste speak for itself. Give us a try, I promise you will not be disappointed. Your taste buds will thank you. God Bless.

Quarter Spring Farm:
Happy chickens taste better. Pampered goats make better soap. By supporting our farm, you are helping support local agriculture, keeping your dollars local, and acting as an environmental steward. Plus, you will eat well and smell great…and everybody loves that.

Simons Co. Elderberry:
I will be unavailable the first two weeks of March so be sure to stock up with our Elderberry Syrup. This time of year is when our body defenses tend to get down, you need to defend it by building up your immunity using our Elderberry Syrup, your health will thank you later.

Body and Soul Teas:
Enjoy our Herbal tea blends for sipping. My current product line includes herbal tea blends and herbal steams. During the ‘cold’ season our Blend of Ah Shoo, Rooted, Shoo Flu, Shut it Down, The Daily teas will help your immune system.

Barefoot Acres Herbs:
Find our products in the Herbal Healing Category. Newly added: MINERAL TOOTH POWDER (Soap and Skin Care/Toothpaste) This week I’ve added ELDERBERRY SYRUP in Pint Jars. We grow the Elderberries we use, includes organic oranges, echinacea and rosehip, cloves, turmeric, ginger and cinnamon sticks, cardamom and peppercorns, local honey and filter water. Enjoy a bit everyday for good health or pour over pancakes!

Mama D’s Bakery:
Hi everyone! We have added Crusty French Bread this week! It goes great with those winter comfort food meals of warm soups and stews or anything with a good sauce, gravy, or olive oil for dipping! We also have everything else available this week! We have Organic White Wheat Bread, Mocha Muffins, Chocolate Swiss Roll, Cinnamon Rolls, Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls, Blueberry Lemon Yeast Rolls, Banana Bread and Pumpkin Bread (with the option of nuts or not), Bagels (plain, cinnamon raisin, blueberry, and everything), Donuts (cake and yeast), Cream Cheese Danishes, Pies(chocolate fudge, pecan, chocolate chip pecan, pumpkin and sweet potato), Cookies, Granola and Protein Bars, Yeast Breads, Sourdough Breads, and Fruit Scones. Thanks so much to everybody for your business!

Sow’s Ear Piggery:
We have added several new, whole cuts, including pork shoulders, whole belly, and whole boneless loin. Ground pork, sausage, and bratwursts are also available. As always, our pork comes from free-range, non-GMO, non-corn, non-soy pigs.

Carole Herb’s (CS3 Farm): We made it through the ‘snowapocolypse’ we have carob balls, roasted red pepper hummus, and ginger fig shrub concentrate, Hot Thyme Red Wine mustard, dried wild oyster mushrooms, and winter salad. Remember that our products will be on vacation next week, so stock up this week.

Sassy Cassies:
We have a new special this week. Free order of Ham and Swiss Sweet Potato rolls with the order of 2 casseroles or soups (or combination casserole/soup). They are good with soup, for breakfast, brunch or lunch. (6 rolls in an order) By request we will be adding larger size entries soon.

Over the next few weeks I will have some delicious recipes that can be made using our Mushrooms.

Air Fry Buttermilk Fried Mushrooms
This Buttermilk Fried Mushrooms recipe is about to revolutionize your vegetarian cooking. With fried oyster mushrooms and a crunchy coating, it tastes just like fried chicken!
Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 15 mins
Total: 45 mins

2 heaping cups oyster mushrooms
1 cup buttermilk (Vegan Option; soy or almond milk with squeeze of lemon or splash of vinegar, it will not be as thick as buttermilk, you will not need as much)
1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp each salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder, smoked paprika, cumin
1 Tbsp oil*
Marinate: Preheat air fryer to 375 degrees F. Clean mushrooms then toss together with buttermilk in a large bowl. Let marinate for 15 minutes.
Breading: In a large bowl combine flour and spices. Spoon mushrooms out of the buttermilk (save the buttermilk). Dip each mushroom in the flour mixture, shake off excess flour, dip once more in the buttermilk, then once more in the flour (in short: wet – dry – wet – dry).
Cook: Grease the bottom of your air fry pan well, then place mushrooms in a single layer, leaving space between mushrooms. Cook for 5 minutes, then roughly brush all sides with a little oil to promote browning. Continue cooking 5 to 10 more minutes, until golden brown and crispy-(or cooking spray) This will make 1 serving.

Sherry and Brie Mushroom Bisque
Makes 8 Cups
1 Pound Oyster Mushrooms
2 cups Dry Sherry (Cooking Sherry Optional)
1-1/2 TBLS Unsalted Butter
1 Pound Brie Cheese Rind Removed and Cubed
½ C Minced Shallots
1 TBLS Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
2 TBLS Flour
4 C Beef Stock
1-3/4 C Half and Half
½ Tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper
½ C Roughly Chopped Chives for Garnish
Kosher Salt and Freshly Ground Pepper to Taste
In a small sauce pan reduce the sherry to 1 cup and set aside. In a medium sauce pane over medium high heat melt the butter and add the mushrooms, shallots and lemon juice and cook for 4 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add the flour and stir until completely incorporated. Return the mixture to heat and add the beef stock and reserved sherry. Rias ether heat to high and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes. Add the brie, stirring until the cheese has melted. Add the half and half and pepper and continue to simmer without boiling for 5 minutes. Taste for salt and pepper. Use an immersion blender to bring to a final consistency. (A REGULAR BLENDER WILL WORK JUST USE CAUTION WITH HOT LIQUIDS) Ladle into separate bowls and garnish with chives. Add some crispy bread and enjoy!!

The Flour Girl:
Looking for a special gift, dessert or something that is Gluten Free, I have just what you need; Apple, Pumpkin Pie, GF Peach Cobbler, Fudge, Dark Chocolate Covered Cherries, GF Bread, GF Blueberry Muffins, GF Angel Food Cake, Chocolate Cake and Cupcakes. Several cookie options Gluten Free and also Flour based and many other items.

Canna Pham Farm:
Along with several helpful and healthy CBD oil options we have added “Roll On Muscle Freeze” and CBD Soaps (Lavender, Naked, Tea Tree Poppy See and Bath Salts)

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse:
Cheer up your work or living area with a our beautiful African Violets also have Citronella aka Mosquito Plant, Hanging Spider Plant in Green & White, Rex Begonia Basket and a Large Rex Begonia that is Silver with Dark Edges.

Flying S Farms:
This week produce available include; Sweet Potatoes, Turnips along with Several choices of Sour Dough Breads and Sweet Breads and Bars and of course Biscuits. Are you in a Jam? You can’t go wrong giving a jar of our Jams just to cheer someone’s day up. Warm up with our HOT Pepper Jams:…Ghostly Pear Jelly it is milder than or other pepper jams, Habanero Peach, Jalapeno Cowboy Candy, these all go well with our Cast Iron Skillet Cornbread’s they are great for spicing up many things! Christmas Jam (because it contains Fresh Cranberries + Strawberry) not just for Christmas its delicious anytime, Almost Seedless Blackberry and Black Raspberry, Blueberry Jam, Wild Fox Grape and Pomegranate. Do you have a favorite jam that is not on our list? Let us know, we can probably make it for you.

Delivery Service is available within a 10 mile radius of Murfreesboro, outside areas will be considered and delivery is available to Woodbury at a host location. If this is the first time you’ve requested delivery please put your address in comments before you check out….Method of Payment is Cash, Checks or Credit/Debit Cards or we can email an Invoice including a $1.00 service fee. For Delivering and Invoicing please make sure your account information is current.

Thank you for supporting our/your Locally Grown Market, it means a lot to our Growers and Community by Shopping Local and Staying Local!

We look forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday February 24th from 5:00 – 6:30 pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, please phone, email or text me so we can make arrangements to get your order to you. After trying to reach you and if we don’t hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount since we still need to pay our Growers for their products. Remember we do have Delivery if you think you will be later than 6:30 pm.

How to contact us:
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro

Middle Tennessee Locally Grown:  Meats; CS3 Items

Middle Tennessee Locally Grown market

will be open for your orders till Tuesday evening at 10 pm.

Due to the Coronavirus restrictions, if you would prefer home delivery of your order, please just ask. No charge during this time.

Please also remember that our market is much safer than any grocery store.
All our products are direct from grower/producer to consumer, with no middle men handling.

Please share this information with your friends and help them to understand how safe our open-air markets are.

Carter of CS3 Farms writes:
Like we had during the snowpocolypse, we have carob balls, roasted red pepper hummus, ginger fig shrub concentrate, Hot Thyme Red Wine mustard, dried wild oyster mushrooms, and some winter salad mix. Remember that our products will be on vacation next week.

Top (L to R) Carob balls, Roasted Red Pepper Hummus, Ginger fig Shrub Concentrate.
Bottom (L to R) Hot Thyme Red Wine Gourmet Mustard, Dried Wild Oyster Mushrooms, Winter Lettuce Mix.

From Triple T Cattle Farms:
We are going to run a special the next couple of weeks for our ground beef. We’ll have it priced at $5 per pound.

Solace Farm has added some new Flat Iron Steaks, but sorry, we have no photos to show you right now.

Here are a few recipe ideas for you, to help brighten a dreary winter week.
35 Cold Weather Recipes That Are Just Like a Hug From Grandma, from Taste of Home.

Enjoy Fungalicious’ fresh and dried oyster mushrooms in this rich vegan stew (recipe from

Even though it’s chilly outside, the hens are laying! Enjoy delicious local eggs from Wayne Diller, Triple B Farms, or Petalland Flower and Herb Farm in some of Bon Appetit’s “91 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave.”

Our Manchester pickup location is across the street from the Manchester City Schools administration building, at
216 East Fort Street, Manchester, TN

Our Tullahoma pickup location is in front of “Nature’s Elite”, in the Cherokee Square Shopping Center next to Dunham’s Sports,
open air during this time, at
1802 N Jackson St, Ste 800, Tullahoma TN

For a map, click on the address link.

Only the best fresh flavorful farm products for your family! No more week-old produce trucked cross-country. All the fresh local farm products listed come from your grower and maker neighbors in Middle Tennessee. The freshest produce is picked the day you receive it!

Your year-round weekly market is open for ordering from Sunday morning at 8 am till Tuesday evening at 10 pm.

Receiving options:
THURSDAY afternoon pickup (4:00 – 5:00 p.m.) at the market pavilion on Fort Street, Manchester.
THURSDAY afternoon pickup (5:30 – 6:00 p.m.) outside “Nature’s Elite”, Tullahoma. Open air market during this time.
Delivery on THURSDAY evening will be free during this time, or at other hours by arrangement.

See the “About” page for details.

Please help us grow:
spread the word about our market.
share this newsletter with someone.
make my day and ask to hand out some fliers.
And if you are hungry for something special, just let us know, and we will do our best to find it for you.

All fresh and local from
Your friends & neighbors

Dothan, Alabama:  Feb. 20 Deep Winter M@D Newsletter

Market at Dothan is open to accept orders. Orders close Tuesday at 5pm
We use the word “Sustainable” over “Organic”.
You can grow organic without being sustainable, but you cannot be sustainable without utilizing organic practices.

Thank you for your continued support of our local farmers. We count it a privilege to serve you!
Our Website:
Order prepayment link:


After a long absence we are pleased to announce that Mary’s Peeps is returning to Market at Dothan.

For those of you who aren’t familiar with Mary Dale Peoples, she is a kind, amazing woman who can do anything she puts her mind to. The number one thing she puts her mind to is taking care of her family; kids, grandkids, inlaws, outlaws, and mostly her husband and mother. She has baked for them many years and has a wealth of experience.

The family has been through a lot the last couple of years and though she’s been absent, she’s always been close. We’re thankful she’s able to get back in the swing of things by listing her two classic pound cakes and hope you’ll take advantage!



Grandma’s Cream Cheese Pound Cake
Mary’s Glazed Lemon Pound Cake
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There is still time to reserve your Thanksgiving turkey by placing a deposit order with Grows in Rows. These Broad Breasted Bronze Turkeys will be free ranged, supplemented with non-gmo feed and ready for you to have the most incredible Thanksgiving turkey ever. Dressed cost is 4.50 per lb and your deposit goes toward the total price.

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As far as grower updates, we’re all outdoors in this lovely sunshine getting some work done today! We hope you and yours are safely enjoying it as well. Bee Blessed and we look forward to seeing you soon.

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A Little Culinary Inspiration

Roasted root veggies

As far as roasted root vegetables, there is SO much room for creativity. We chose this photo because it’s just a little different than your standard kitchen blog photo of before and after roasted vegetables. The open bulbs of garlic and fresh herbs (which would be very shriveled had they cooked with everything else) is just . . . pretty. But it does lend to some thinking outside the box.

We’ve had some nice root vegetables on the Market lately – beautiful carrots and beets, and while butternut squash is not a root veggie, it cooks real well with them!

Back to that outside the box thing . . . there’s no “wrong” way to roast vegetables, and there are some great things to try if you are tired of just tossing a few items with Olive Oil, salt and pepper before popping it in the oven. We’re giving you TWO lists – one of veggies you can throw in your mix, another of seasonings that might be fun to try.



Fingerling Potatoes Onions Honey Italian Seasoning
New Red Potatoes Parsnips Balsamic Vinegar Parmesan
Sweet Potatoes Or Yams Beets Maple Syrup Greek Seasoning
Turnips Rutabegas Flavored Olive Oil Orange or Lemon Zest
Brussel Sprouts Cabbage Fresh or Dired Herbs Adobo
Cherry Tomatoes Peppers Garlic & Herb

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!