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Tampa Bay :  Last Chance - Farm to Fork Dinner


Hey Everyone,

Just a reminder that tonight is your final chance to buy tickets online – we only have a few left. Don’t forget about the event afterwards – $1 of every drink is going to go toward community stepping stones!

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We’re raising funds for the Green Springs mobile market & delivery – where Birdhouse in cooperation with CSS will be working to increase food access and combat childhood obesity in Sulphur Springs.

Buy your tickets here tickets are $60 for four courses & beer pairing!

Here’s the menu – there are vegan/vegetarian options for the dinner of course – and EVERYTHING is gluten free!

Cigar City beer in a can will be paired with each meal!

Florida Charcuterie
White Rabbit Pate from the White Plantation with Regional Seasonal Pickled Veggies, Local Water Buffalo Robiola Buffalina, Seminole Heights Jam & Willow Curried Mustard – 20 Shekels Pumpernickel Raison Loaf

Soup & Salad
FL Sweet Corn Rissotto with My Mothers Garden Cayenne Bacon, Barefoot Farmer Calabaza Pumpkin & Willow Greens (RSVP for Vegan/Vegetarian)

All Florida Roasted Goldens Beets, Watermelon Radish, Ginger Portabella’s drizzled with Seminole Heights Honey and Pickled Baby Carrots

Main Dish
“Coney Island Baby” White Plantation Rabbit Roulade with a White Chocolate Mole, Lime & Organic Cassava Fritter & Smoked Chilie Jam (RSVP for Vegan/Vegetarian)

Dessert
Vanilla bean & Local Citrus Panna Cotta with Sage Lavender Lemon Cello Syrup

Info on the producers:
Local Roots
Willow’s Herbal Delights
My Mothers Garden
20 Shekels Bread
Bufalina

Buy your ticket asap – there’s actually only 28 tickets left!

Buy yours now and get to meet some of our producers listed above.

If you can’t make it to the dinner, come around 7:45 and drink a beer for the cause till 11pm – the DJ is gonna keep everything going along with the Blue Bird Book Bus

Hope to see you there.

Email if you have any questions.

Best,
Birdhouse Team

ALFN Local Food Club:  Volunteer Call Ya'll!!


If you have the time this Saturday, we could use a few more volunteers for Food Club, particularly for the Late Shift! Follow this link to sign up on our volunteer calendar and come enjoy a morning at Food Club!
Sincerely,
Sam Hedges

South Cumberland Food Hub:  New Ordering Day!


Hi All,
It’s time to order your local food this morning for your Friday morning delivery. If we have enough orders on this day, we will be able to continue to offer the convenience of a Friday delivery. I know many restaurants benefit more from having produce freshly delivered for the weekend. So support your weekend delivery by ordering today!

Thank you!
Risa

Stone County, AR:  Market's Closed!


Hey, Everyone!

The Market’s closed for the Week. Thanks for shopping!

See you next week!

We Are One Farmers Market:  Pre-Order Closing Tonight


Hello all!

As we prepare for the nor’easter, by Friday it will all be over so we’ll see you on the flip side!

In the meantime order up your food, soaps, craft items – isn’t it fun to anticipate?!

Also, Chef Ashley has been sharing some of her recipes take a look!

See you in a few.

Spa City Local Farm Market Co-op:  The Market is Closed


The Spa City Co-op on-line market is now closed. Orders can be picked up at the Art Church on Friday between 3:30 and 5:30 p.m. Please set a reminder for yourself so you don’t forget!

Equal Exchange coffee, tea, chocolate, baking cocoa, and Spicy Hot Cocoa will be avaialable at the market on Friday.

See you then!
Denise Marion
Market Co-manager
spacity@locallygrown.net

The Cumming Harvest:  Newsletter - November 7, 2012


RECIPES

Potato Kale Hash
by: Christine Macauley of Flying Dog Farm

Potatoes, grated
Coconut oil
onion, grated
salt and pepper
kale, stems removed
Worcestershire sauce
1 egg

Saute grated potatoes in your oil of choice (I like coconut) together with some grated onion, salt and pepper. When potatoes are soft, add lots of chopped fresh kale. Pile it high and cover the potatoes, it will shrink a LOT. Stir and cook on medium heat until potatoes start to brown. Sprinkle with Worcestershire sauce and quickly reduce and incorporate the Worcestershire before serving.
Optional: Pile them up in the middle of the pan. Break an egg on top and mix it in, forming a sort of hash brown patty held together by the egg as it cooks. Now you have a complete meal in one pan! Yum.

Market News

LOCATION & PICK-UP
Building 106, Colony Park Dr. in the Basement of Suite 100, Cumming, GA 30040. Pick up every Saturday between 10-12pm.
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

Partners


Cane Creek Farm is our Farm Partner for 2010-2012. Thank you Cane Creek for all your support!
The Cane Creek Farm Blog

Secure Services, Inc Thank you for generously providing our market location!

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!

Conway, AR:  Vote With Your Fork


Greetings Conway Locally Grown Community!
It’s election day, and as members of a democratic society we have the privilege of voting for our leaders, but filling out a ballot is not the only way we vote. We vote every day with the decisions we make on how to spend our time, energy, and money. I would like to remind everyone today that local food is nonpartisan. Fresh, natural, and wholesome food does not lean to the left, right, or any other direction, but it does support our right to good health, our right to a clean environment, and our right to make a living for ourselves producing honest, sustainable food. Remember that when you support Conway Locally Grown, you are voting for an alternative food system that increases the quality of life in central Arkansas. If I don’t inspire you, here’s an old article by Michael Pollan on “Voting With Your Fork”
The market closes tonight at 10pm. Go to conway.locallygrown.net/market to place your VOTE. Remember to hit the checkout button when you are done, and you will receive a confirmation email when your order is placed.
Have a great day!
-Gabe Levin

Russellville Community Market:  Market Reminder


Once again we are at the end of the ordering period for this weeks Market. The Russellville Community Market will close tonight at 10:00pm for ordering, so get your orders in soon!

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

ALFN Local Food Club:  Market Closes Tomorrow


Hey ya’ll,
The Market closes tomorrow. Get your order in!