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


Welcome to the July 18th and 19th 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! https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net

We look forward seeing you on the Porch or Curb Wednesday July 21st from … 5-6:30pm … with deliveries following. Please comment to the 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. https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net

Reminder…Delivery Service is available within a 10 mile radius of Murfreesboro, outside areas additional $1.00 per mile is added. Delivery is also 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 Invoice fee. For Delivering and Invoicing please make sure your account information is current.

News from Our Growers:

The Market is filling up with delicious Summer Produce and Baked Items, order early so you don’t miss any of your favorite things.

Ewe and Me Homestead: Sheep milk is naturally homogenized and lactose friendly. Easy on those sensitive to cow/goat protein or casein. Can be frozen and thawed and still used to make cheese. High calcium content, most nutritious milk available, the only other milks that can be compared is camel and the water buffalo. Sheep milk is significantly higher in milk solids (Fat and Protein) high in A2 protein, Vitamin B12 and folate.

RnR Farm: This week we have a great selection of naturally grown lettuces, cucumbers, and tomatoes. Including a new offering for “black cherry” tomatoes. They are super sweet bites that look like the little brother of the Cherokee Purple tomato.
Also, a helpful summertime lettuce consumer tip: make sure you always allow time for your RnR farms lettuce to chill either in the fridge or in an ice bath before serving. We pick the same day as the market delivery to ensure maximum freshness. The Southern Summer heat and humidity do a number on lettuce plants, and you will always get the best taste if you allow all of the field heat to be removed from your greens (and reds). We do ice bath all of our lettuce during the washing stage, but sometimes we do not have the time available to completely remove all field heat. If you do wish to consume your lettuce on the same day of delivery, melt several ice cubes in a large bowl of water so the water temp is around 40 degrees. Then submerge the lettuce completely and allow to chill for 15-20 minutes. Remember to not let the lettuce come in direct contact with the ice, because it only takes a few moments for freeze damage to occur.

Mama D’s Bakery: Hi everyone! We have everything available this week! We have a Sourdough Sandwich Loaf, Oatmeal Cookies, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, Strawberry Swirl Bread, Raspberry Swirl Bread, and Apple Cinnamon Swirl Bread, Blueberry Muffins, Crusty French Bread, 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!!

Spring Meadow Farm: Back this week with several delicious items! Garlic Bulbs, Kale, Lemon cucumbers, Red Pontiac Potato, Sunburst Squash, Assorted Cherry Tomato’s and White Kennebec potato’s.

Quarter Spring Farm: Summer is great. Long days at the lake and long nights around the campfire. Good times with friends and family. And bugs. Lots of bugs. If you want to enjoy being outside without being feasted on by flying foes, try our Bug Off bar from Quarter Spring Farm. It is formulated to be easy on your skin and the planet, but hard on bugs. We have several new scents available for our lotion bars and have released our seasonal summer soap scents: Kiss from a Rose and Cream Soda. Be sure to check them out this week on the market.

Sow’s Ear Piggery: We have lots of great choices of products for grilling and smoking. As always, our pork is raised outdoors, in sunshine and fresh air. No antibiotics or hormones. Fed non-GMO feed and fresh vegetables.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse: Something NEW! Rudbeckia, NEW FOR 2021! This popular plant produces a mass of golden yellow daisy-like flowers from July to September. The flowers are borne to a height of 24 inches, above slightly hairy, lance-shaped foliage. Dazzling mounds of yellow flowers with a deep brown center. Rudbeckia is very long blooming, unbothered by insects or drought. Grows in rich, moist soil in full sun to part shade. Plant in the border garden or cottage garden, where the nectar rich flowers will attract butterflies. Use as a cut flower. Hardy in zones 4-9.
Also several varieties of Mints and herb plants available and Hosta Plants this week, miniature and midsize as well Hanging Baskets.

Short Mountain Cultures: We have so many delicious and usable items to select from its hard to just select a few to highlight. Our Bulk Dry Products are plentiful, Fermented and Culture Products are always delicious and beneficial. We feature Hatcher Dairy Milks and various other products for body and health.

Flying S Farms: Several of our Summer Produce is becoming more available. Most requested Tomatoes, Corn. Other items include: several Assorted Sweet Peppers, Assorted Eggplant varieties, Cabbage, Potatoes, Variety of Summer Squash.

Always a 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 Tennessee made items.

Thank you for supporting 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 July 21st 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:
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

Washtenaw Organic Collaborative:  Market is open and very important announcement


Dear WOC customer,

The online market is open and we have a very important announcement that this week’s cycle will be the last one for the time being.

We’ve made the difficult decision to shelve the Washtenaw Organic Collaborative online marketplace for now – the last pickup will be July 24th.

It’s been a wonderful collaborative experience, and felt like really what we all needed, especially last year! We are extremely appreciative of all the contributions folks have made and all the dedication of our very loyal customers. However, when considered against multiple factors, including sales being a small fraction of what they were last year and not trending well, the three founding members decided simply put we could no longer justify the energy it requires of us.

We will mothball the name and marketing narrative. There will be a few more communications with information regarding where to find the products of all our wonderful vendors.

The collaborative experience has been a very valuable learning experience. We look forward to future opportunities to collaborate with this great community! We feel prepared for future scenarios where this kind of collaboration may be called upon again. Thanks for all your support and all you do!

-Shannon, Kim, and Kristen

Middle Tennessee Locally Grown:  Weblog Entry


Middle Tennessee Locally Grown market

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



Featured this week: Beautiful Summer Bouquet in a Pint Jar from Petalland Flower and Herb Farm in Bedford County. Take one home with you this week!





Weaver Farms products will be in vacation mode till their next processing date in a few weeks.





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 (4:15 – 4:45 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.



Bringing you our fresh and local best,
Local farmers & craftspeople

Conway, AR:  Opening Bell: Beef, Potatoes, Onions, Coffee!


Hello friends!

Facemasks are once again required at Friday pick ups. COVID-19 numbers are on the rise and we want to do our part to stop the spread.

Most area gardens and farmland received some rain this week and a few days of cooler temperatures will really help production. Check out the many products available this week. Try to find a new variety of tomato.

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. For instance, type in the word “ground” or “pork” and see what pops up. We have over 400 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 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: *https://conway.locallygrown.net/market

How to contact us:

DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. Instead…

Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Email: Steve – kirp1968@sbcglobal.net

Dothan, Alabama:  July 17, 2021 Short & Early 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: marketatdothan.locallygrown.net
Order prepayment link: paypal.me/marketatdothan


GROWER & MARKET NOTES

We appreciate you and your continued support of our local farmers and sustainable food producers. We are keeping the newsletter short and (hopefully!) sweet this week. Thank you for being a part of our Market family!

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“Rain, rain, go away!” We were sad to see several items deleted from orders last week and if you’re one of those affected it’s because of mildew and damage from too much rain.

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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!

Champaign, OH:  Blackberries!


Good morning, lovely customers!!

Before I head out to begin a day of catering, I wanted to let you know that Champaign Berry has put their blackberries on the market!!

I purchased some at the drive thru market, on Thursday, and wow!!! What a treat!!!

Also, they will be set up, once again, Thursday, at the Market Drive Thru with their cling peaches!!!

JUST AN FYI….the drive thru market is not part of the online ordering, but does feature vendors of the market. Sometimes their produce is too much for the market to handle at pick up, sometimes they will have an overage of product, and sometimes they just want to network, and meet the customers.

You do not have to be an ordering customer to come out and enjoy the drive thru market. It is a separate sales market. Or, if you are an ordering customer, but want, for example peaches, those are only available at the drive thru, so you will go through, get your products, and then proceed to get your online order. Or vice versa…my traffic plan did not happen, last week, so enter, either way…just don’t run into each other…lol.

Have a great Saturday!!

XOXO,
Cosmic Pam

Statesboro Market2Go:  Market2Go is Open!


Market2Go Is Open! Time to order!

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
  • Statesboro – Outreach Center: Thursday evening 6:15 – 7:00
  • Sylvania: Thursday afternoon at the Market on Maple 3:30 – 5:00
  • Millen: Thursday afternoon at Project for Better Health 3:30 – 4:30
  • 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. You must write “EBT” in the order comment field. EBT customers must select Statesboro – SCVB drive-through or Statesboro – Outreach Center as pickup location.
You can get help placing an EBT order on Tuesday evening from 5:30 to 7:00 at the Statesboro Outreach Center, 515 Denmark Street. Or for more information, email market2gostatesboro@gmail.com

SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT

Our Saturday markets have returned at Synovus parking lot in Downtown Statesboro!
In support of Alzheimer’s Awareness, this week’s featured sponsor Synovus Bank will be hosting a lemonade stand in partnership with a local family.
Our featured vendor this week is Ma’s Country Pantry. This week they will have watermelon, figs, and mayhaws, as well as their sauces, spreads, and condiments.
Our Market2GO will still be available all year for shopping online Friday-Tuesday with Thursday pick up.

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 Vegetables
Clean Meats
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten Free goodies
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!

Yonah Mountain Farms:  This market is preparing to open!


This market was added to the LocallyGrown.net system on Friday July 16, 2021 05:40 PM. It should be open for business soon!

Conway, AR:  Masks required at Friday pickups


Due to the increasing Covid rates in our area, Saint Peter’s has re-instated the mask mandate for inside the lobby at the church for Friday pick ups. Please wear a mask when you pick up your ordered items. Thank you.

We will continue our contact-less delivery to your vehicle when you are parked outside the lobby. Just text me your name and vehicle description and we will bring it out. 501-339–1039
Steve