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Greener Acres Farm:  Update from Rispoli's Produce

We have updated Rispoli’s Produce listings which include farm fresh brown eggs, eggplant, hot and sweet peppers, green beans, blue potatoes, candy onions and butternut squash.

Athens Locally Grown:  ALG Market Open for October 12

Athens Locally Grown

How to contact us:
Our Website:
On Twitter: @athlocallygrown
On Facebook:
On Thursdays: Here’s a map.

Market News

Only a couple notes this week and you can get right to ordering. Kathy at Beehaven would like you to know that she’s been a busy little, well, bee making a ton of beeswax candles for you for Halloween and for gifts for the holidays. She’s sold out of her popular designs quickly in years past, and so this year she’s added some new designs and hopes to have even more ready for you. There are quite a few listed on the website already, and she’ll be adding more in the coming weeks. She’ll also be at our “Meet The Grower” table during our pickup this week, so you can meet her and see her many candles in person.

Some of you have already taken advantage of the many seedlings available for your fall gardens. I always say the fall is my favorite time to garden in Athens, even though many people shut their gardens down as the first frost approaches. I’ve spent some quality time in mine this weekend, planting collards, two types of cabbage, kohlrabi, kale, Brussels sprouts, and more. There are over three dozen varieties of veggie and herb seedlings listed this week and I expect more to arrive in the coming weeks. Usually we’ve got a better selection than you can find at most garden centers this time of year.

Finally, tomorrow’s holiday always sparks discussions of indigenous peoples and colonization. I’d like to plant an idea with you: think about all of the wonderful indigenous foods of North America, many of which have fallen into obscurity. See if you can find some to add to your diet this fall, even if it’s just to try something new for one single meal. Native plants are almost always a better choice to grow than species and varieties not adapted to our environment, but growers won’t plant them if there’s not a demand. Here’s one interesting list to get you started, and you’ll recognize some of them from the ALG listings throughout the year: 20 Native North American Foods with Stories to Tell.

Thank you so much for your support of Athens Locally Grown, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. You all are part of what makes Athens such a great area in which to live. We’ll see you on Thursday at Ben’s Bikes at the corner of Pope and Broad Streets from 4:30 to 8pm!

Other Area Farmers Markets

The Athens Farmers Market is open on Saturdays at Bishop Park and Wednesday afternoons downtown at Creature Comforts. You can catch the news on their website. The West Broad Farmers Market is up and running, Saturdays from 9am to 1pm, and you can find out more here: The Oconee County Farms Market is open on Saturdays in Watkinsville. Their website is The Comer Farmers’ Market is open on Saturday mornings from 9am to noon. Check for more information. Washington, GA also has a lovely little Saturday market, running on Saturdays from 9-12. Folks to the east can check out the Hartwell Farmers Market, which starts bright and early on Saturday morning from 7am to noon, and Tuesday afternoons from noon to 4pm. You can learn all about them here: If you know of any other area markets operating, please let me know.

All of these other markets are separate from ALG (including the Athens Farmers Market) but many growers sell at multiple markets. Please support your local farmers and food producers, where ever you’re able to do so!

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!

Dawson Local Harvest:  October Harvest

Dawson Local Harvest for October 13th

The October Harvest


The Dawson Harvest continues to have lots of delectable food for your family Table. You’ll still find vine-ripened Heirloom Tomatoes, lots more Squash and Cucumbers, Eggplant, and several varieties of Peppers. Then there’s super-tender COPPERHEAD’S grass-fed Beef and BACK IN TIME’s melt-in-your-mouth pastured Chicken. Local Honey, free-range Eggs, raw Milk and more. If you care about what you and your family eat, Locally-Grown is the way to go!

MY DAILT BREAD is relocating this week and will not be listing during the move. They fully expect to be back on The Harvest next week. Good Luck with the move, guys!


REMEMBER! You can now order until Tuesday night at 9 pm. Pick up your order at Leilani’s Gardens Friday afternoons from 4 to 6 pm.

You’ll find the DAWSON LOCAL HARVEST at

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! We guarantee your satisfaction with all products in the DAWSON LOCAL HARVEST.

Have a happy and healthy week!

Alan Vining
Market Manager

Fresh Harvest, LLC:  Fresh Harvest for October 8th

To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
Email us!
Tallahassee May


Market News


This is a very bountiful and diverse week of offerings on the Marketplace! Seriously, there is so much goodness in one place it is hard to know where else you could get all we have available!

Just a few items to pay attention to:

Rocky Glade ginger is back!
Oyster mushrooms!
Organic fresh peanuts!
Last of the summer tomatoes!
Greens greens greens!
Purple hull peas!
Dozen Bakery apple galettes!
New chicken offerings from Wedge Oak Farm!

We really appreciate all the support you show for Fresh Harvest and for all our farmers and small business owners!

See you Wednesday!
John and Tallahassee

Coming Events

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!

Green Fork Farmers Market:  Weekly product list

Dear Green Fork Farmers Market Customers:

Vegetables—Kale, radishes, pumpkins, turnips, turnip greens, butternut squash, celery, cucumbers, eggplant, green beans, tomatoes, tomatillos, okra, many varieties of sweet and hot peppers, potatoes, sweet potatoes, onions, and squash.

Eggs—From pastured hens.

Meat--Pastured beef and chicken.

Olives and Olive Oil—Direct from the organic grower in California.

Fermented foods—jalapenos.

Salsa—Made with locally grown and organic ingredients.

Live plants—Fig trees, fig houseplants.

Crafts—Natural, handmade soy candles scented with pure essential oils (no toxic chemicals!)

Place your order now, then pick up and pay on Wednesday from 4-6 pm at Nightbird Books in Fayetteville.

We will also have a selection of locally grown and handmade goods available for sale from the table at the market on Wednesday.

We look forward to seeing you!

Green Fork Farmers Market
Wednesdays 4-7 pm
Indoors, Year Round
Inside Nightbird Books
205 W. Dickson St.
Fayetteville, AR

To place your order, click on the link below to enter the website. Sign in as a customer, then click on the icon next to each product you wish to order. Proceed to checkout, review the list to make sure it’s correct, then scroll to the bottom and click on Place This Order. Make sure you receive a confirmation email—-if you don’t, your order was not processed. Payment is at the market pickup with cash, check, debit/credit card, EBT, and Senior FMNP coupons. Ask about our doubling program for EBT and SFMNP!

Cumberland, TN:  Sunday, October 8, 2017

Hello and welcome to the Cumberland Sustainable Farmers’ Market. Our online market is now open for shopping.

Miami County Locally Grown:  Only a few more hours to order!

We close tonight at 8pm… still time to get your order in for the week!

Now while the outdoor farmer’s market season is coming to an end, turn to our Year-Round, 100% Local Market!!

Hope to see you at pick-up Tuesday :-)

Russellville Community Market:  RCM Opening Bell!

Yesterday was Small Business Saturday – show your support of our local farmers by ordering from Russellville Community Market this week.

Also, keep RCM in mind for Christmas gifts and parties. Honey, homemade jams and jellies, soaps, lotions, baked goods – lots to choose from with more options added weekly!!


Russellville Community Market


Conway, AR:  Opening Bell: Coffee, Potatoes, Eggs, Meat!

Good afternoon!
Let’s start off with some Grower news. Several folks have asked why KMG Farms hasn’t been listing their items lately. As it turns out, they’ve decided to stop producing pork and focus on beef instead, so look for their items by the end of October or early November. They also have a new farm hand: Daughter Isabelle was born last week! We are excited to have this young farm family at CLG!

October is National Pork Month, so Bar C Farm will have a freezer full of pork items at the Extras table this Friday! This will be a great opportunity to talk with Tracy Clark from Bar C about their operation and ask any questions you may have. This local 4-H family is working hard to provide us with healthy food!

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. Over 625 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! :-)

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

Please check your email a few minutes after you place your order to make sure you get an order confirmation. Thank you for being a valuable part of CLG!
Have a great week!

The Wednesday Market:  Ordering Starts Today

Good afternoon.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pickup between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s offerings. Here is the link:

Concord Street Sweets will be back on the market next week. Thank you for supporting locally grown agriculture and for choosing to buy locally. Have a great Sunday.