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Athens Locally Grown:  ALG Market Open for September 21


Athens Locally Grown

How to contact us:
Our Website: athens.locallygrown.net
On Twitter: @athlocallygrown
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/athenslocallygrown
On Thursdays: Here’s a map.

Market News

The everyone else here, our growers really took a beating when Irma blew through. Some were out of power for most of the week, but I think everyone has been restored by now. Plants were blown over and broken, fruit were knocked off the branches, and everything just generally took a beating.

The availability list does perhaps look just a bit light for this time of year, but they’ve really hustled to get what they can harvest onto the website for you. We’ve all really pulled together as a community this week, and there are some folks that had it much rougher than others. I hope that sense of camaraderie can stick with us for a good long time.

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: http://www.athenslandtrust.org/west-broad-farmers-market/. The Oconee County Farms Market is open on Saturdays in Watkinsville. Their website is www.oconeefarmersmarket.org. The Comer Farmers’ Market is open on Saturday mornings from 9am to noon. Check www.facebook.com/comerfm 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: www.washingtonfarmersmkt.com. 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!

Heirloom Living Market Lilburn:  Reminder to Order! Market closes at 8:00pm Monday! PLEASE READ!


The Market is open for ordering!



I hope that you all are safe and are recovering if you experienced outage or damage from the storm!


I cannot stress enough the need for us to meet minimum ordering amounts for delivery to be feasible for our Farmers as well as to keep the Market open! At the present time, we are less than 1/2 way to minimum! If you haven’t ordered, please click the link below and place your order now!


Want to add a comment for your Farmer? Please use Box directly under the product on the Check-out Page. Comments put in Large Text Box at Bottom of Page DO NOT get seen by the Farmer!


Ordering for both the Lilburn Market and the Snellville Market will happen at:

Heirloom Living Market
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Remember to Order:

Bakery Goods – My Daily Bread
Eggs – Cedar Rock Dairy (by 8:00pm Sunday!)
Eggs – Little Tots Estate
Grass-fed Meats – Heritage Farm
Gluten Free Bakery – No Gluten Inc.
Grains & Flour – So-Koi
Medicinal Salves – Bella Vista Farm
Medicinal Teas – Bella Vista Farm
Microgreens – Cedar Seeder Wellness Farm
Mushrooms – Bella Vista Farm
Natural Personal Care Products – Bella Vista Farm
Raw Cow Milk – Cedar Rock Dairy (by 8:00pm Sunday!)
Raw Goat Milk – Little Tots Estate
Spices & Seasonings – So-Koi
Veggies – Back River Farm
Doug’s Garden
Fry Farm
Grow with the Flow
The Veggie Patch



Ordering and Pickup Information


Snellville Pickup Location
Cedar Seeder Wellness Farm
Pickup Day and Time: Thursday 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Pickup Location:
The Farm
4108 Anderson Livsey Lane
Snellville, GA 30039



Click Here for Map

Lilburn Pickup Location
All Saints Lutheran Church
Pickup Day and Time: Thursday 3:30pm – 6:30pm
Pickup Location:
722 Rockbridge Road SW
Lilburn, GA 30047

Click Here for Map

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All Cow Milk and Egg Orders from Cedar Rock MUST be in by 8:00pm SUNDAY!!

Take me to Heirloom Living Market.





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Cumberland, TN:  Sunday September 17, 2017


The Cumberland Sustainable Farmers’ Market is now open for this week’s ordering cycle.

Dawson Local Harvest:  We've Got Lettuce & Tomatoes, Where's the Bacon?


Dawson Local Harvest for Sept. 22nd

We Have Lettuce & Tomatoes, Where’s the Bacon?

HI EVERYONE!

Yes, LEILANI’S has our first locally-grown Lettuce for the Fall to go along with our tasty heirloom Tomatoes, so all we need now is crispy bacon and artisan bread from MY DAILY BREAD for a great sandwich! ALSO NEW for the Market this week is Orange Bell and Yellow Bell Peppers.

Speaking of DAILY BREAD, in addition to Breads and Desserts, Jams, Jellies, and Preserves, they prepare an excellent Greek Pasta Salas and a tasty Veggie Cream Cheese Spread, Dips, a Hot Pepper Peach Cheese Log, and other treats perfect for Football season! Go Dogs, Falcons Rise Up! Look in the Prepared Foods section.

Grass-fed Beef, Raw Whole Milk, local Honey, and much more available, check The Market listings.

THE MARKET IS NOW OPEN!

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 http://dawsonville.locallygrown.net

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

Greener Acres Farm:  Fall is Coming


Fall is Coming

The seasons are changing. This weekend was the last weekend of summer and fall is here. Some of our summer produce s slowing down or stopping, other crops are now at their prime.

Back at the market this week, from Weyant Vegetable Farm, we have sweet corn again, and they have also added large and jumbo jack-o-lantern pumpkins. Great for decorating,but also great for making pies, muffins, cookies, etc.

Although Green"er" Acres Farm’s tomatoes are about done for the season, they have added grapes and Kiefer pears. These pears are an old heritage breed, bred for storage. They are hard and a bit gritty, but make excellent pear butter and can up wonderfully.

We still also have other amazing products such as, microgreens, eggs, dairy, baked goods, meats and produce.

Manchester Locally Grown:  Extra! Extra! From Sow's Ear Piggery




Manchester Locally Grown market







Our farmers and market managers would really appreciate your efforts to help spread the word about our fantastic market. What a great local resource for fresh, local farm products. Please pick up a few business cards to hand out to your friends, neighbors, and co-workers. Advertising is very expensive, and we want to use limited market funds in a responsible manner.





Good afternoon!


Andra from Sow’s Ear Piggery sends the following note:

Sow’s Ear Piggery wants to give a heads up to customers: if you anticipate wanting pork products in the next 2 weeks, please place your order this week to cover our absence the following week. Products come frozen for use at your convenience. As always, our pork is non-GMO, non-antibiotic, non-soy. We will be back on the market in October.

The market is open as usual, and will remain open for your orders till Tuesday at 10 pm. If you have already placed your order, you may place a second one to add pork products to your order (or for any other reason). The software will do all the paperwork for us.






(Clockwise from upper left) Breakfast Sausage, Tenderized Cutlet, Thick Cut Pork Chops, Kabob/Stew Cubed Shoulder.


See you on Thursday!

Blessings,
Linda & Michael

Here is the complete list for this week.

Fresh Harvest, LLC:  Fresh Harvest for September 17th - Broccoli and Oyster Mudhrooms!


To Contact Us

Fresh Harvest, LLC
Link to Fresh Harvest
Email us!
Tallahassee May
tally@wildblue.net
JohnDrury
john.drury@att.net

Recipes

Market News

Hello!

We’ve got a great selection of veggies this week! Rocky Glade Farm has lots of big beautiful broccoli this week- that cool stretch really treated it well! Broccoli is great raw, roasted, steamed, in soups or casseroles- really delicious and versatile! So stock up this week and get creative with your cooking!

We are also happy to have a big offering of oyster mushrooms from our long-time Amish farmer, Abraham Hershberger. His family has been working on their mushroom production for a few years now and have a beautiful crop in this week!

In addition to lots of other scrumptious greens, we’ve got all kinds of winter squash varieties for you to try!

The Bloomy Rind is back with us this week, so check out their selection of artisanal cheese.

As summer winds down and the seasons change, keep in mind that we have no plans to slow down!! Fall crops are coming in strong and fast, and are just as plentiful and diverse as summer ones! Heading into winter, we will still have a great selection of veggies for you, although of course limited to those cold hardy crops. We plan on growing a selling year round ! So stick with us through all the seasons, and keep
Us as your access to fresh local veggies, healthy meats and eggs, and a full selection of other artisanal items!

Thanks so much for doing your local food purchasing with us. We love our customers, and we really appreciate your support!

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!

Conway, AR:  Opening Bell: Bacon, Peppers, Honey, Pork!


Good afternoon!
Dry, dry, dry! Despite the lack of rain, our Growers are still producing some excellent food. Purple hull peas are being harvested around the area. And Bar C Farm is having a sale on Fresh Sides Bacon and Ground Pork. Time to fill your freezer!

Have you tried the Chocolate Drop Sandies from Julie’s Sweet Shoppe yet? You probably should. #winkwink

Rockwood Crafts has just listed several new items. Lots of smell-good stuff. I wash my hands with the Butt Naked Exfoliating Sea Salt Scrub after I clean fish. Quickly removes any fishy smells.

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. Over 600 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:

www.conway.locallygrown.net

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!
Steve

The Wednesday Market:  The Market is Open!


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 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Thank you for supporting locally grown agriculture. We’ll see you at the Market on Wednesday.

Thanks,

Beverly

Green Fork Farmers Market:  Weekly product list


Dear Green Fork Farmers Market Customers:

NEW this week! Beyond Organics has turnip greens. Yay, greens are making a comeback!

Vegetables—Radishes, celery, eggplant, tomatoes, tomatillos, okra, many varieties of sweet and hot peppers, beans, potatoes, cucumbers, onions, and squash.

Fruit—cantaloupe and watermelon.

Eggs—From pastured hens.

Meat--Pastured beef and chicken.

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

Fermented foods—jalapenos.

Salsa—Tomato and tomatillo salsas made with locally grown and organic ingredients.

Live plants—Fig trees.

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!