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Independence,VA:  Market closes tonight at 8 pm!

Good afternoon!

Be sure to place your Online Market order by 8 pm tonight!

Check out the new sausages now available from Part from Me Farms!

Thanks again and happy shopping!
To Shop: Independence Farmers Market.

Schedule Your Pickup Time (OPTIONAL): Calendly.
After you click “Confirm” on your time, be sure to enter your information and click, “Schedule an Event”. You will get a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation, you are not scheduled and need to try again.

Thank you for your continuing support of the Market!


Miami County Locally Grown:  Fall flavors in Bakery, Favorite Fall Produce

Wait til you see all the new Fall Flavors across our Market when we open tonight!!

Pumpkin Maple Glaze or Pop Tarts

Pumpkin Spice Brioche Donuts and Apple Cider Cake Donuts

Maple Nut Blondies and Carrot Cake Cookies

Pumpkin Gelato and Maple Pecan Brittle Ice Cream

Plus cool weather staples such as Black Beans, Red and Yellow Onions, Acorn and Butternut Squash, and even the freshest Greens! :-)

Happy Shopping – and Thanks for keeping your food dollars local!

Siloam Springs, AR:  Online Market is Open! Order pick up moves to the Moss House

We are so thankful to be able to continue to provide access to locally grown foods and locally made products through the fall and winter.

Outdoor market is closed so online order pick up will move to the Moss House right next to Memorial Park at 311 S Mt Olive St. Order pick up time will be 9-10:30 a.m. When you arrive, just pull into a parking spot where the cones are located and someone will bring your order out to you.

The market currently offers beef, pork, and poultry, seasonal veggies, eggs, pecans, baked goods, personal and home care products, and beautiful handcrafted items and art prints.

Enjoy shopping this week and see you Saturday!

Stones River Market:  REMINDER -- Market is OPEN until 10pm

Reminder the Market will close tonight at 10pm, there is still time to get your orders in or update the order you have all ready placed.

Please share our market web address with your health-conscious friends, via text, email, or social media (and/or forward this message). The more healthy members we have, the more variety of produce and product we can provide!

New Fall and Winter Hours:
As the days get shorter we are adjusting our pickup times on the porch to 5-6:15. If you find yourself running late, please contact us so we can make arrangements for you to get your orders.

We look forward to seeing you on the Porch this Wednesday from 5-6:15, with deliveries following. Know that our growers have the hour prior to get their products organized so things might be a bit hectic (and crowded) if you come early.

Please comment to the Manager when you checkout if you require curb service, and include your anticipated time of arrival so we can have your order ready and watch for your arrival.

Delivery Service is available for $10 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 the comments before you check out. Methods of Payment are Cash, Checks or Credit/Debit Cards or we can email an Invoice including a $1.00 Invoice fee. We have a Venmo account. Let us know if that would be something you would use. For Delivering Invoicing please make sure your account information is current.

New Grower to the Market:

Please welcome Baker Family Pastures: We are a pastured poultry and beef farm committed to raising high quality nutrient dense meat through sustainable and environmentally friendly practices. Our chickens and cows will be exclusively pasture raised with no antibiotics or chemicals; the cows are solely finished on grass only, while the chickens receive certified organic feed and fresh grass every day.
Our farm was started on family land that has been conventionally farmed for 3 generations. Our goal at Baker Family pastures is to improve the land in a regenerative way while continuing the family tradition of farming. Please join us in changing the way meat is produced and consumed for the benefit of our health and that of many generations to come. We will only be selling poultry for now until we get our Cattle herd built up for possible future sales.

Available this week from our Organic Fed Pasture Raised Chickens. Hot Breakfast Sausage, Chicken Livers, Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Chicken Feet, Chicken Hearts, Chicken Thighs (2), Ground Chicken, Half Chicken, and Zestly Italian Sausage.

We also have one of our new Crafters: Periwinkle and Pine Company: She makes beautiful handmade wreaths, bouquets, and decor using high quality faux florals and greenery. Excellent for seasonal gifting or brighten up your home.

also welcome; Singing Bee Honey: She is a third generation beekeeper with 15 beehives in Woodbury, Tennessee. The honey produced is 100% local, raw, unfiltered, and pure. I do everything from managing the hives to harvesting the honey and labeling the jars. My plan is to continue to expand my apiary each year to increase inventory as return and new customers increase. Right now it is all liquid honey, but I plan to add cut comb honey next year.

News from some of our Growers:

Rainbow Hill Farm: Apples available this week – Rome, Mutsu, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious.
Acorn, Butternut, Spaghetti Squash, Cabbage 10-15 pounds great for kraut or rolls, Bell Peppers, Kennebec Potatoes, Assorted Heirloom tomatoes.

Mama D’s Bakery:
Hi everyone! We have our new items, Hummingbird Cake (with a gluten/dairy free option too), Pumpkin spice bagels, cake rolls, muffins, and Ginger Cookies available again this week.

We will also have everything else available! 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!

Flying S Farms: Farm Fresh Eggs, Our Winter Squash varieties this week are: Carnival, Delicata, Spaghetti Squash. Fall items are Curly Leaf Lettuce, Turnip Greens, Hakurei Turnips, Kohlrabi Purple and Green, Mixed color bundles of Radishes, Sweet Potatoes and Mountain Fresh Tomatoes. Thank you for all the well wishes and concerns during Catherine’s (my) absence, she’s back on the computer and might make a surprise visit to the market once in awhile, her final procedure will be November 5th with approximately a 4-5 week reoperation.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse: We still have lots of green and growing things! Trouble is, not too many of them are in bloom this time of year, and I feel rather badly about the lack of color. However, with the cooler fall-ish weather (which hopefully may stay around), it is a really good time to plant perennials. September planting gives perennials and shrubs an opportunity to establish a good strong route system before the ground takes on a winter chill. This in turn will allow them to initiate healthy top growth in early spring, followed by plentiful blooms. This week I’ve added several spring bloomers to the market (astilbes and columbines for shade, coreopsis and creeping phlox for sun), joining a few late bloomers with flowers now (begonias, gauras, sedum, rudbeckia, turtlehead). Don’t forget our fresh-cut herbs, or if you prefer to grow your own, our herb plants. Some of the latter are a bit overgrown, but that just gives you more fresh herbs to preserve for winter use.

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. Quinn’s Mercantile will soon be adding be listing some of their wonderful Tennessee made items that you can will be able to order through the market.

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 October 13th from 5:00 – 6:15 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 6:15 pm.

How to contact us:
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro

Lathemtown Farm Fresh Market:  This Week at the Market

Another beautiful week is in store for us! Planting the last of the fall and winter garden this week here at the farm. We still have white pumpkins and Ellijay apples in the stand every day, so if you don’t order online, you can stop by anytime for those and our canned items!
Have a great week.
Farmher Chef Amy

Champaign, OH:  This Just In!!

Champaign Berry just let me know that with this lovely weather, they still have berries to add to the market!!

Blackberries, and Double Gold Berries!!

Get them, now….because, like the paw paws…they won’t be around for long!!

GFM :  Kids Day @ The Market

Its our second annual Kids Day Sponsored by Kroger.



Bring the Kids, Grandkids, Nieces, Nephews, all the Neighbor Kids to our special kids day celebration Saturday, October 16, 9 am to 2 pm.


There will be special treats for the youngsters, free $1 tokens that they can use to make purchases from vendors. 


If there are any budding Entrepreneurs in your family or anyone elses that you know of, have them sign up on our webpage for a FREE Booth to sell their creations or produce that they grow.

Link to sign up below:



Questions? Call Judy @ 423-552-3023

Champaign, OH:  It's A Jam Session!

Good morning, lovely market customers!

It’s a beautiful Monday morning, full of warm temperatures, lovely sunrise, and it comes off of fun filled weekend that I have spent with out of town pals!

It was a weekend filled with music, hitting some live music venues, and enjoying a few jam sessions…get my tie in, today?

With Champaign Berry Farm offering their Peach Habanero Jam, and their Peach Jam from their recent crop, and The Shire Farm with their newly added jams and jellys, Elderberry Jam from S&S Naturals, and then JC Growers Gourmet Garlic Glaze…it’s all just a jam session of flavors, colors, and delightfulness…the perfect culinary notes…

Don’t forget to get your orders in, for this week…we have such amazing offerings!!

Cosmic Pam

Athens Locally Grown:  ALG Market Open for October 14

Athens Locally Grown

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

Market News

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 at our market’s home on Tallassee Road!

We are still getting new customers every week (and we love seeing new faces!) so for all of you you can find a detailed run-down of how Thursdays go on our website here:

Other Area Farmers Markets

If ALG doesn’t have everything you need, please support our growers at the other markets that are now back up and running, or at their own locations. The Comerian takes online orders for Saturday pickup at the bakery here: The Athens Farmers Market is holding their Saturday market once again in Bishop Park and Wednesdays at Creature Comforts.They’re still operating under pandemic rules, so you’ll want to read up on all the changes on their website, The West Broad Farmers Market is back, holding a drive through market just like us (and using my software too, so it’ll be nice and familiar). You can join them at The Saturday market in Comer has also returned. They’re small, but sometimes an early Saturday drive to Comer is just what the soul needs. And of course Collective Harvest is going strong over at

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!

Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  Online Orders NOW OPEN

Online Orders are now OPEN!
Closing will be 6am on Wed morning.

Order at:

SNAP CUSTOMERS ONLY: you may choose pay at pickup and bring your card on Thursday. We will swipe and match as usual.

Rutherford Farm has local chestnuts! (see nuts section). Beefalo, lamb, chocolates and sweet potatoes are back.

Nice selection of veggies including various greens for cooking or salads, peppers of all sorts, potatoes, bok choi, eggplant, zucchini, yellow squash, and more. Purple hull peas are back—but order early as they will sell fast.

Plenty of local eggs available! Remember great local meats, cheeses, baked goods, honey, crafts, flowers and more are also available.

New customers always welcome—no minimum order required.


1) When you start shopping, if you see items that have low availability, choose, checkout, and pay for those first.
2) Sellers OFTEN add more products on Monday or Tuesday 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.
3) Multiple orders from you will be combined into one order before pickup.

4:30pm to 6:00 pm on THURSDAY. Note earlier closing time.

The OUTDOOR parking area at the south end of the new part of the Fayetteville Public Library. Approach on School Street and turn west into the outdoor parking lot (look for sign). Put your full name in your window (LARGE PRINT PLEASE) someone will meet you and direct you to a spot and your order will be brought out to you.

Thank you for your continued support of the online market.