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Lathemtown Farm Fresh Market:  This Week at the Market - Germany/ Hungary/ Bavaria


Good morning! Continuing with our regional cuisine offerings, we have the Germany/ Hungary/ Bavaria area to pull from. They have wonderful warm and comforting foods for this chilly winter weather. I hope you enjoy!
Have a great week!

Farmher Chef Amy

Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  Online Orders NOW OPEN


Orders are open from now until 6am Wed morning. Easy drive by pick up in the outdoor lot at the Fayetteville library!

https://fayettevillearkansas.locallygrown.net/market.

The horrendously cold and snowy weather in December had a huge impact on our growers and our egg producers. There are products available—but it will take awhile for things to recover.

PICKUP TIME THURSDAY Jan 12 is 4:30-5:30. Note: if you know that you cannot make it by 5:30 pm, but you want to order this week, just reply to this email or text 479-935-5111 and we will work with you on a plan.

A & A is BACK with apples, cider, vinegar and frozen peaches.

Done Rovin has added beef to their products and still has beefalo too.

White River Creamery is away for a few weeks. Watch your email for news on when they are back.

SPOTLIGHT on our art and craft makers! In addition to wonderful farm and food products, our online market offers some great ideas for gift giving: handmade cards, handcrafted leather goods, locally sewn fabric items, wooden crafts, art prints and more!

Vegies this week include: local garlic, chard, parsley, kale, carrots, spinach,radishes.

MUSHROOMS available!

All of our bakers have GREAT variety right now—including sweet treats, cookies, pastries, breads, granola and other goodies.

Fresh tamales (meat and vegie) are delivered hot and fresh on Thursday just before pickup. If you don’t feel like cooking on Thursday this is a great option. They can be eaten after pickup or will also keep fine in your frig until you are ready for them.

Local eggs are not available on Sunday but check back in case the hens start laying again. Honey available. Meat available (including beef, beefalo, lamb, pork and chicken). Check out locally roasted coffee.

Special dietary needs? Check out vegan and gluten free baked goods and locally made seitan items. We speak from personal experience that all of these items are delicious and would please anyone no matter what their dietary needs are.

A UNIQUE GIFT: how about a certificate for local knife sharpening services? Can be redeemed at a local drop off location.

SEARCHING TIP: On large categories such as baked goods, meats or vegetables, click on the category to get a drop down of specific items in that category.

HOW TO CHECK ITEMS FROM A PARTICULAR SELLER? Scroll down on left side until you see “show specific growers”. If all the boxes are checked, you can click on “reverse all” then click the boxes on or off of those sellers you want to see. Then click “show specific growers” again.

BUYING TIP: If you see items that you want but not much available, order and pay and then log back in and continue shopping. Your orders will be combined and you will only be charged once.

DELIVERY OPTION IS AVAILABLE FOR FAYETTEVILLE ZIP CODES BUT MUST BE REQUESTED WHEN YOU ORDER OR NO LATER THAN THURS 9 AM.

SNAP CUSTOMERS ONLY: you may choose pay at pickup and bring your EBT card on Thursday. We will swipe your card and match up to $100 of your order. NOTE: please do not bring tokens or match cards to pickup at the online market.

NOTE: New customers and orders always welcome—no minimum order required, no weekly order required.

TIPS:

1) Sellers sometimes add more products later in the ordering period, so be sure to check back. The product list changes each week, even from the same seller, so it’s worth exploring the categories you are interested in.

2) Multiple orders from you at different times will be automatically combined into one order before pickup and you will only be charged once.

PICKUP LOCATION:
The OUTDOOR parking area at the south end of the new part of the Fayetteville Public Library. Follow the line of cars towards the building and stay in your car in line while we get your order.

Thank you for your continued support of the online market.

Reply to this email if you have questions

Foothills Market:  The Market is Open!


We hope you are enjoying this sunshine today! Our Foothills Market growers are looking at the sun and dreaming of the time when we can start our spring planting. The time is coming soon to start those brassicas for transplanting in a couple of months, to get another growing season underway.

Until then, browse the market for our fresh, local offerings. Place your order between now and Wednesday at 5:00 p.m., and we’ll have your order ready for pickup Thursday afternoon.

Eat something fresh this week!

The Wednesday Market:  Ordering is Open; GO DAWGS!!!


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. Check the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Just in case you haven’t heard, there is a BIG college football game tomorrow night out in Los Angeles. The University of Georgia Bulldogs are taking on the Texas Christian University Horned Frogs for the National Championship. While I am usually a Georgia Tech fan (as I married a Tech man), I am cheering for the Dawgs and their chance for a repeat National Championship, and here’s why:

The University of Georgia Cooperative Extension Service empowers farmers, ranchers, and communities of all sizes to meet the challenges they face, adapt to changing technology, improve nutrition and food safety, prepare for and respond to emergencies, and protect our environment. UGA is the sponsor of Georgia 4-H. I, along with all of my brothers and sisters, grew up in the Pike County 4-H program. I am ever thankful for all that 4-H and Cooperative Extension invested in me during my youth. Truly my 4-H experiences shaped me into who I am today. As a grateful alumnae, I say GO DAWGS! Sic ’em! Woof, woof, woof!

Thank you for supporting Georgia Grown. We’ll see you at the Market.

Thanks,

Beverly

Green Acres Atkins:  Good morning


Good morning

Hope you all had a great holiday season and your new year is off to a great start!

We have the farm store open for winter hours Saturdays from 10am to 2pm

We would love those orders by noon on Thursday

Thanks happy new year
Tom Kami and Oliver

Stones River Market:  Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday


HAPPY NEW YEAR…2023 AND YES…

THE STONES RIVER LOCALLY GROWN WEEKLY MARKET IS OPEN!

The Market will always open SUNDAY at 8 AM with or without Weblog. Weblog may occasional be delayed.

Start your new year supporting local farmers,
bakers and craftsmen. We are all looking forward to a brand new season.

Market opens January 8th Sunday 8:00 AM and Closes Monday January 9th at 10 PM

Market opens on Sunday Mornings at 8AM and closes Monday evening at 10PM.

We will see you Wednesday January 8th on the porch of Quinn’s Mercantile from 5:00 – 6:15pm when you pick up your order.

PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WILL BE LATER THAN 6:15..WINTER HOURS ARE COLD ON THE PORCH AND DARK!


Growers on the Market this week, subject to change:

Bead Wench
Body & Soul Teas
Carole’s Herbs (CS3 Farms)
Dogwood Valley Greenhouse
Flying S Farms
JillianFaithArt
Linwood Lamb
NashPhilly
Oakview Farm
Pennie’s Delights
Pinky’s Micros
Quarter Spring Farm
Quinn’s Mercantile
RC Farms TN
Rus-T-Acres
Sap Creek Gardens
Singing Bee Honey
Spring Meadow Farm
Sundae’s Best Dog Treatery
Sweet Beets Farm
Sweet Girl Honey Farm
Thweatt Things


Growers Highlights:

Oakview Farm: we have several of great things to share with you this week! We have our tasty Chocolate Chess and regular Chess pies; Peanut Butter Chocolate Cups; Peppermint Patty Chocolates; Apple Fig Jam and our new Cranberry Orange Marmalade! We also have tender, sweet white turnips that have been growing all winter and are ready to be roasted or cut up raw and tossed in a salad. Reach out to us if you want more recipe ideas!

Pinky’s Micros: We have Cilantro, Cinnamon Basil, & Parsley available for our last market! Plus all of our regular microgreens we grow all the time!!

Basic Salad Mix that packs flavor with colorful combination of five different organic microgreens; Broccoli, Kale, Kohlrabi, Arugula and Red Cabbage, Broccoli Microgreens, Pea Shoots, Radish Microgreens and Sunflower Microgreens.

NashPhilly: NEW IEMS THIS WEEK "Ministrone Soup! Several other delicious prepared meal items in ‘Noodles, Pasta and Italian Sauces’ available this week: Beef and Cheese Lasagna Family Portion and Single Portion, Cajun Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo and Chicken Marsala and in ‘Seasonal Side Dishes’ Brussel Sprouts with Carmelized Onions and Bacon, Mashed Potatoes with sour cream and green onions. Watch for some new items coming soon!

Pennie’s Delights: we have several delicious baked items that would make wonderful holiday gifts or treats from Cakes, Pies, Cookies, Puddings, Cobblers, Sweet Breads, Brownies, several different Cinnamon Rolls and Cupcakes. On the not so sweet side we have our delicious Mexican Cornbread that would be delicious with most meals.

Flying S Farms: Chicken Eggs (they are still being free-loaders! They have a large drop in Produce due to weather.
Baked goods. Sweet Breads, and Sour Dough Breads, Biscuits…are available this week! Several Jam and Jellies, New: Pumpkin Butter, Apple Butter and Fig Jam from local Turkey Fig Trees, CHRISTMAS JAM (Strawberries and Cranberries) is back, Apple Jamely (almost a jelly but thick like a jam) Few Just Peachy left, our HOT Jams – Seriously Hot Strawberry and Habanero Peach are a hit. Warm some up and put over cream cheese and serve with crackers – yummy.

DELIVERY SERVICE AVAILABLE:
We offer after market Delivery Service for $10 within a 10 mile radius of Murfreesboro, outside areas additional $1.00 per mile is added. If this is the first time you’ve requested delivery please put your address in the comments before you check out and any special instructions. An Invoice will be emailed to you that includes a $1.00 Invoice fee after your order is Delivered. Again, please make sure your email and address is current.

There is an additional $5.00 fee added if Delivery is requested AFTER MARKET HAS CLOSED ON MONDAY EVENING. This fee is so we can make arrangements with our Delivery Staff to prepare your order to be delivery.

The Market methods of Payment is Cash, Checks or Credit/Debit Cards, Invoice ($1.00 fee). Reminder, please make sure your email and address is current.
Thank you for supporting your Locally Grown Market, it means a lot to our Growers and Community by Shopping Local and Staying Local!

Special THANK YOU to Quinn’s Mercantile for their support of our Locally Grown Market and the use of the front porch. Please be sure to check out the Store, several great gift and useful items, along with items made or produced in Tennessee

We look forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile WEDNESDAY, January 11h from 5:00 – 6:15 pm, please contact the Manager if you are unable to pick up your order or are running late, please phone, email or text the Manager (615.542.1078) so we can make arrangements to get your order to you.

We will always try and reach you as a reminder about your order, we can make arrangements for you to get your order to you. If we do not hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount of your order. We still need to pay our Growers for their products. Remember we do have Delivery Service. If you think you will be later than 6:00 pm, when our Delivery Staff begins delivering orders, please contact us, so we can make arrangements with you.

How to contact us:
Email: stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
Website: https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawb

Russellville Community Market:  1/8/23 closing


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.

Don’t forget to check out the extras when you pick up your order from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM this Tuesday at the Downtown Russellville Train Depot.

Don’t forget, the Market closes at 10 PM this evening! Get some unique coffee from Retro Roasts or Three Tail Coffee to help you keep those New Year’s projects on track! Drewry Farms and Orchards has added some great candles, wax melts and jams this week, or let them help you get your apple a day! There are plenty of apple options on RCM. Maybe you feel like making some applesauce, trying apple butter, apple butter pound cake, or perhaps an apple pie sounds good!
New Year’s diet have you looking for a natural sweetener? Stock up on delicious local honey and your tastebuds won’t miss the processed sugars!
There are 4 options for value packs of meats available for filling your freezer or you can shop for your favorite cuts. It’s a great time of year for a pot roast!
We still have baby veggie mix available and several types of microgreens. They Make a great salad on their own or topping for sandwiches and additions to smoothies! Baking winter squash is easy and healthy; get some before they are all gone for the season! There are green, red and yellow onions still in stock and some tasty herbs.
JBP Feathery Friends has Duck eggs this week if you feel like trying something different or if you are looking for an alternative to chicken eggs.
Don’t finalize your order without getting your daily bread! Whether its artisan, sourdough, breakfast or sweet breads, there are plenty of choices for you to try something different each week!
Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

REMINDER- We can no longer accept credit or debit cards. We will still be able to process cash, checks and SNAP/EBT transactions.
We appreciate your patience with us during this transition.

Check back frequently as our farmers regularly update what they have available. Multiple orders are encouraged. :)

Russellville Community Market

FRESH.LOCAL.ONLINE

Dothan, Alabama:  Jan 7, 2023 M@D Newsletter - Glad to be Back!



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: marketatdothan.locallygrown.net
Order prepayment link: paypal.me/marketatdothan


GROWER & MARKET NOTES

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

As promised we are re-opening M@D with this newsletter and are looking forward to serving both you and our growers this year. Our commitment to bring you FRESH, LOCAL, SUSTAINABLE, and YEAR ROUND food has not wavered and one of the reasons for this newsletter is to keep you informed about what’s going on with the Market, with our growers, and with healthy food info in general.

That being said, Market listings will probably be fewer for the next couple of months at least. Many of our growers, your Market Manager included, lost crops, trees, etc. because of the extreme cold snap that happened prior to Christmas.

For that reason we will be open bi-weekly starting today for the next couple of months. This will allow all our growers extra time to put into recovery in hopes of returning strong in the spring.

Here’s what the next couple of months look like:

Order TODAY, Jan. 7 – Jan 10 for pickup Friday, Jan 13
SKIP
Order Jan. 21 – Jan 24 for pickup Friday, Jan 27
SKIP
Order Feb 4 – Feb 7 for pickup Friday, Feb 10
SKIP
Order Feb 18 – Feb 21 for pickup Friday, Feb 24


Our growers have been notified that they are welcome to trade with you at the Market Shed on the weeks M@D is not open and we will notify you if/when any of them plan to take advantage of that.

To be brutally honest, we will just have to play it by ear beyond the end of February. With any luck we’ll know by the 24th when to expect the late winter and spring crops to start coming in and will schedule accordingly. One of the wonderful things about this region is that we can pretty much grow year-round. Freezes like we experienced last month only happen about once every ten years and while they can be difficult, even dangerous to deal with, they do bring some benefit to the environment. If JD of Dothan Nurseries is right we can expect many of our spring blooming fruit trees to bust out this year and . . . LESS BUGS!

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AVALON FARMS: The stress and heartache of the last year has left me feeling old and tired. (Serious medical issues with several family members. One child’s rough divorce. Other assorted craziness I won’t go into.) Many of last year’s farm plans fell to the wayside as just too much to deal with. BUT, it is the start of a new year. Time to break out those abandoned plans from last year, dust ‘em off and update for this year. I’m moving forward. No sense in wallowing in past failure. 

Currently sitting at my work table surrounded by seed catalogs, lists of lists and empty coffee cups. (This farm definitely runs on coffee!) I love reading the seed catalogs. It’s like getting the old Sears Christmas Toy catalog. I have to see it all. Several times. With highlighter and pen in hand I actually read the descriptions. Marking good or bad points of different varieties. Eventually highlighting the specific ones I want to order. Sort of like planning a vacation, all the things you want to see and do. These are all the things I want to grow, harvest and share with you.

When this is sent out this evening, I’ll be on the front porch just sitting and watching the world. There may be another “panther” in the tree or not. But there will be beauty and peace. 

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HORTONS’S FARM: I’ve thought for a long time that few things hold the cycle of life and death close like a farm. Whether it’s animals or plants, the work to create and sustain life inevitably ends in death in one form or another. The Christmas freeze was another reminder of this. One thing – a severe cold snap – destroyed in some cases, things that took years to grow. In our case citrus trees. All the lights and wrappings just weren’t enough. And yet, surprisingly, there’s still life!

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I really thought Mr. Horton had got wrong intel when he told me that strawberry crowns were good down to 10 degrees and didn’t cover them, but as you can see, he was RIGHT! I guess the plants that product this sweet delectable fruit are pretty tough! Looking forward to listing them in the spring. This field has never had chemical fertilizer on it so they will be exempt from any “dirty dozen foods” list.

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!

Statesboro Market2Go:  Market2Go is Open!


Market2Go Is Open! Are you planning to order this week?

Place your order by 10 pm Tuesday night for pickup on Thursday.

Choose your pickup location or delivery option from the drop-down menu before you check out.

  • Statesboro – SCVB Drive Through: Thursday afternoon 4:00 – 6:00
  • Sylvania: Thursday afternoon at the Market on Maple 3:30 – 5:00
  • Home Delivery – must add delivery to cart and prepay

Please pay online. Register your debit or credit card at Your Account and click “Pay Now” when you check out. Your card will only be charged after you have received your order, including any adjustments for missed items or other credits.

Use your EBT/SNAP card to purchase authorized EBT items through the Market2Go, and you can receive matching “bonus” fruits and vegetables through the Georgia Fresh for Less program – with NO Limit. Please write “EBT” in the order comment field and select the Statesboro – SCVB drive-through pickup. For more information, email market2gostatesboro@gmail.com

Market News

Please welcome Whippoorwill Farm Woodworks to Market2Go. They are a Saturday Mainstreet market vendor now offering their beautiful and practical hand made creations online!
Egg prices are way up at the grocery stores, but are well stocked on Market2Go — We have several vendors offering affordable, local, farm fresh eggs!
Rustic Petals Flower Farm and More is now offering some CSA options, a chance to buy a seasonal subscription for weekly flowers and provide upfront support to your local farmer!
Franklin Citrus Farms is currently offering 10 different varieties of citrus – try the different types and find your favorite!

Thank you to our sponsors who are helping our market grow!

Sustaining
Clayton Digital Reprographics
Visit Statesboro

Sowing
Great GA Realty
Ogeechee Technical College
Statesboro Properties
Personal Finance Service of Statesboro
Quality Inn & Suites
Queensborough National Bank & Trust
RE/MAX Preferred Realty
Southern Palace Restaurant
Statesboro-Bulloch County Library

Sprouting
Citizens Bank of the South
Synovus
Bulloch County Farm Bureau
Institute for Coastal Plain Science, Georgia Southern

Seedling
Georgia Southern University Libraries
Bulloch Solutions

Friends of the Market
Debra Chester
Cynthia Frost
Sam Wainford
Ann Smith-Wilson
Laura Wheaton
Ann Hamilton
Becky Sanders
Bruce Field
Chandra Brown
Christene Hodges
Kathy and Larry Smith
Kristin Fretwell
LaShai Campbell
Martha Joiner
Patrick White

Happy Shopping!

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown:  Market is open for orders!


Good evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!

Go to the market >>
Fresh Produce
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Pastured Meats
Mushrooms
Cultured/fermented foods
Pastured Eggs
See all products

Market stays open from Fridays 9 p.m. until at least 9 p.m. Mondays!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m.

If you do not get an email ORDER CONFIRMATION right after you order then your order is NOT complete. Log back in and your order might still be there waiting for you to check out! If you have any trouble or questions at all, we are here to help; simply reply to this email.

COVID19: Thanks for recognizing we can all do our part in operating in the safest way possible. Be on the lookout for the order reminder email with any changes to pickup or ways you can help minimize risk for our volunteers and each other. Thanks for your support!*
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