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Fayetteville Farmers' Market: Online Orders are Now Open
Orders are open from now until 6am Wed morning. Easy drive by pick up in the outdoor lot at the Fayetteville library!
IMPORTANT NEWS AND NOTES:
A&A Orchard are back!
Bok Choy, Spring Mix, Radishes, Spinach, Sweet Potatoes, Green Onions, Kale, Chard, Garlic are all available now!
Mushroom Jerky, Chestnut, Lions Mane, and Oyster Mushrooms!
Lots of Vegan Baked Goods!
NOT ONLINE THIS WEEK: Several of our folks (A&A Orchard and White River Creamery) are out of town or not able to sell online this week. This is temporary.
TAMALES: NOT AVAILABLE until further notice. New baby on the way in the family and tamale makers are looking for help.
OTHER GOOD THINGS AVAILABLE: meats, baked goods, honey, processed products, craft items, locally roasted coffee beans and other goodies ARE available.
PICKUP TIME THURSDAY March 2 is 4:30-5:30. Note: if you know that you cannot make it by 5:30 pm, but you want to order this week, just reply to this email or text 479-871-2036 and we will work with you on a plan.
Our online market offers some great ideas for gift giving: handcrafted leather goods, locally sewn fabric items, wooden crafts, art prints and more!
All of our bakers have GREAT variety right now—including sweet treats, cookies, pastries, breads, granola and other goodies.
Special dietary needs? Check out vegan and gluten free baked goods and locally made seitan items. We speak from personal experience that all of these items are delicious and would please anyone no matter what their dietary needs are.
A UNIQUE GIFT: how about a certificate for local knife sharpening services? Can be redeemed at a local drop off location.
SEARCHING TIP: On large categories such as baked goods or meats click on the category to get a drop down of specific items in that category.
HOW TO CHECK ITEMS FROM A PARTICULAR SELLER? Scroll down on left side until you see “show specific growers”. If all the boxes are checked, you can click on “reverse all” then click the boxes on or off of those sellers you want to see. Then click “show specific growers” again.
BUYING TIP: If you see items that you want but not much available, order and pay and then log back in and continue shopping. Your orders will be combined and you will only be charged once.
DELIVERY OPTION IS AVAILABLE FOR FAYETTEVILLE ZIP CODES BUT MUST BE REQUESTED WHEN YOU ORDER OR NO LATER THAN THURS 9 AM.
SNAP CUSTOMERS ONLY: you may choose pay at pickup and bring your EBT card on Thursday. We will swipe your card and match up to $100 of your order. NOTE: please do not bring tokens or match cards to pickup at the online market.
NOTE: New customers and orders always welcome—no minimum order required, no weekly order required.
1) Sellers sometimes add more products later 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.
2) Multiple orders from you at different times will be automatically combined into one order before pickup and you will only be charged once.
The OUTDOOR parking area at the south end of the new part of the Fayetteville Public Library. Follow the line of cars towards the building and stay in your car in line while we get your order.
Thank you for your continued support of the online market.
Reply to this email if you have questions
Foothills Market: The Market is Open!
Human beings are not the only creatures who are glad to see the spring-like weather – the hens and ducks are as well! That means eggs are back on Foothills Market!
We have both chicken and duck eggs available on the market this week. Thanks to the longer days, our hens back to laying after taking most of the winter off. If you’ve had farm-fresh eggs, you know store eggs can’t compare. Our growers’ hens are free-range, which means their varied diet leads to that dark orange yolk that is full of nutrients. If you’ve never tried duck eggs, this might be a good opportunity – they have bigger yolks and a creamy texture that takes baked goods to the next level (and makes a great fried egg sandwich)!
Browse the market between now and Wednesday at 5:00 p.m., being sure to click the “Place your order” button. We’ll have your order ready for pickup on Thursday afternoon.
Eat something fresh this week!
Russellville Community Market: 3/5/23 closing
To ensure your order is placed, make sure you click the “Place My Order” button once you have completed your shopping. You will receive a confirmation email.
Did you forget to order something? Ask an RCM volunteer, look at the extras boards outside the depot door or check out the extras table when you pick up your order from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM this Tuesday at the Downtown Russellville Train Depot. We might have what you need!
Does this weekend’s beautiful weather have you in the mood to grill? Find your favorite steaks from R&D, Bluff Top or Michael’s Garden! Get some delicious Polish Sausage, Bratwurst or premium hamburger patties from Hoien Farms! If you feel like gardening, you can get ready for planting with Rabbit Manure from Meadowlark, Goat Litter from Bluff Top or Mealworm Frass from Sulphur Springs Truck Patch! Need eggs? The RCM growers are stocked up and ready to provide fresher, higher quality and often more affordable eggs than the big grocery stores! We would like to welcome Ford Farms this week; check out their eggs! Pine Ridge Gardens still has some Swiss Chard and Tat Soi available and Shoal Creek Farms has microgreens that would be delicious on a freshly grilled hamburger! Meadowlark has aged and Apple Smoked Cheddar plus fresh Ricotta and Mediterranean Herb cheese as well as four flavors of ice cream! Get your Isn’t She Sweet baked goods fix this week with blueberry muffins, cozy cookies and more! RCM has premium baked goods to complement every meal, and don’t forget the local honey or Jams and Jellies to accompany them! Have you tried Orange Ginger Marmalade from Pleasant View?
It’s looking like a delicious week at RCM!
Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram!
REMINDER- We can no longer accept credit or debit cards. We will still be able to process cash, checks and SNAP/EBT transactions.
We appreciate your patience with us during this transition.
Check back frequently as our farmers regularly update what they have available. Multiple orders are encouraged. :)
Russellville Community Market
The Wednesday Market: Time to Order
The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market
May you all have a restful afternoon, and we’ll see you at the Market.
V.I Prime Produce locally Grown: MARKET OPEN
Good afternoon Prime Produce Market is now open and accepting orders
Green Acres Atkins: Good morning
Rain rain go away come again another day
The spring potatoes are planted and did enjoy the rain but now it needs to dry out so we can continue to plant
Let us know if you have any requests
Please place those orders by noon on Thursday
Tom,Kami and Oliver
Stones River Market: Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday
THE STONES RIVER LOCALLY GROWN WEEKLY MARKET IS OPEN!
Market opens March 5th Sunday 8:00 AM and Closes Monday March 6th at 10 PM
The Market will always open SUNDAY at 8 AM with or without Weblog. Weblog may occasional be delayed.
Begin your new year supporting local farmers, bakers and craftsmen. We are
looking forward to a brand new season.
We will see you Wednesday March 8th on the porch of Quinn’s Mercantile from 5:00 – 6:15pm when you pick up your order.
PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WILL BE LATER THAN 6:15..WINTER HOURS ARE COLD ON THE PORCH AND DARK!
Growers on the Market this week, subject to change:
Billie Rose Bread and Butter
C&M Valley Farm
Carole’s Herbs (CS3 Farms)
Dogwood Valley Greenhouse
Flying S Farms
Quarter Spring Farm
RC Farms TN
Sap Creek Gardens
Shroomegy Gourmet Mushrooms
Singing Bee Honey
Spring Meadow Farm
Sundae’s Best Dog Treatery
Sweet Beets Farm
Sweet Girl Honey Farm
Growers News or Updates:
Spring Meadow Farm: returning this week with some great items, be sure to check them out. Bacon Cheese Quiche, Butterhead Lettuce, Candy Onion PLANTS, Egg Salad, Pasture Raised Eggs, Fresh Cut Mint, Granola, Red Leaf Lettuce, Roasted Heirloom Marianara, Siberian Kale, Speckled Bibb Lettuce and Spinach.
Quarter Springs Farm: Spring has almost sprung and our hens are working overtime to lay lots of healthy and delicious eggs. We still have a selection of lamb cuts available, and a very limited selection of pasture-raised whole chickens and breasts. Pasture raised chicken is better for the bird, your body and the planet. But most importantly, it tastes amazing. As usual, we have a scintillating selection of savory soaps and shampoo bars, all made with skin softening goat milk.
NashPhilly: Will return next week.
Billie Rose Bread & Butter: offering a variety of delicious made-from-scratch items to the local community. A unique mix of items will be curated, with a strong focus on baked goods and delicious fruit butters and jams. From southern staples like cornbread and biscuits, to New York style bagels, to special diet accommodations like vegan breads and wheat-free dog treats, Billie Rose hopes to become a new craving!
Oakview Farm: We are taking a few weeks off and will be back mid March.
Thweatt Things: I am making fabric Easter baskets for gathering eggs or for brightening your home decor for the holiday. These roomy baskets have a 6” base and are approximately 5 1/2” high. The handle is buttoned on and can be taken off if desired. They are constructed from fabric and soft foam. Each one is unique. Printed Design may vary.
Pinky’s Micros: Microgreens and sprouts are extremely dense in vital enzymes, minerals and vitamins and chlorophyll. There aren’t many foods you could eat that are fresher. Put on your sandwhich, top your salads with them or use in place of lettuce.
This week: Seasonal Chef’s Blend; this is our specialty customized microgreen blend! Every season we’ll be creating new blends represent each season. Our Winter Blend has Romaine, Celery, Kale Confetti and Red Bull Beets. Along with Pea, Radish, Cinnamon Basil, Broccoli, Basic salad Mix and Sunflower.
Enjoy a dazzling array of new flavors. Plants are at their absolute peak of flavor intensity at this stage of life.
Shroomegy Gourmet Mushrooms: It’s been a busy few weeks here at Shroomegy. We are working hard to bring you great fresh mushrooms! I have been using Lion’s Mane powder in my morning coffee in the ratio of 3 parts coffee to 1 part mushroom powder to up my antioxidants. I feel great! We are also working on a new mushroom jerky recipe with oyster mushrooms. I will be sure to add it to the recipes when I get it just right.
RC Farm: Enjoy our large selection of produce grown in our greenhouse and/or hydroponically. We have added several other items to our inventory. Fried pies, cakes, pies and breads.
Rus-T-Acres: Our Chickens have finally started laying again! This winter has been ruff on our feather ‘friends’. Be sure to checkout our several delicious selections of Beef and Pork.
Flying S Farms: Let’s talk Chicken Eggs, they are picking up their production! We can now offer by the dozen or a bundle of 3 dozen!. Friendship and Sour Dough Breads and Delicious Biscuits are freshly baked day of delivery! We are having a SALE…purchase a Pumpkin Butter and get one free!! Still available is our delicious Apple Butter and Fig Jam from local Turkey Fig Tree are great anytime of the year. Apple Jamely (almost a jelly but thick like a jam) HOT Jams – Seriously Hot Strawberry and Habanero Peach are a hit. Warm some up and put over cream cheese and serve with crackers – yummy!
C&M Valley Farm: Welcome back, we have few plants available and more to come. This week Ghost Succulent, Hens and Chick succulent, very low maintenance and beautiful indoors or out. Also Ruby Necklace hang plant.
Terry’s Treasures: Several arrangements of Aloe Plants, Cactus Garden and beautiful custom make art pieces/coasters, see picture of the Clock I custom made. If you have a print, picture or special drawing I can help preserve it for you using my resin technique.
DELIVERY SERVICE AVAILABLE:
We offer after market Delivery Service for $12 within a 10 mile radius of Murfreesboro, outside areas additional $1.00 per mile is added. If this is the first time you’ve requested delivery please put your address in the comments before you check out and any special instructions.
There is an additional $5.00 fee added if Delivery is requested AFTER MARKET HAS CLOSED ON MONDAY EVENING. This fee is so we can make arrangements with our Delivery Staff to prepare your order to be delivery.
The Market methods of Payment is Cash, Checks or Credit/Debit Cards or Invoice (a $2.00 fee is added for invoicing). Reminder, please make sure your email and address is current. Thank you for supporting your Locally Grown Market, it means a lot to our Growers and Community by Shopping Local and Staying Local!
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 items made or produced in Tennessee
We look forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile WEDNESDAY, March 8th from 5:00 – 6:15 pm, please contact the Manager if you are unable to pick up your order or are running late, please phone, email or text the Manager (615.542.1078) so we can make arrangements to get your order to you.
We will always try and reach you as a reminder about your order, we can make arrangements for you to get your order to you. ""If we do not hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount of your order"". We still need to pay our Growers for their products. Remember we do have Delivery Service. If you think you will be later than 6:00 pm, when our Delivery Staff begins delivering orders, please contact us, so we can make arrangements with you.
How to contact us:
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
Yalaha, FL: Market is Open
Lots of Lettuce Available!!!
We Have Celery, next few months ONLY!
The regular ordering window is now through Thursday 8am for Friday-Sunday pickup. (Or check with me if you might want to pick up sooner, I’m usually flexible.)
I may still be able to take orders after Thursday Morning but can’t guarantee availability of things as I may have already packed them for the Restaurants.
Ordering window is Monday Afternoon (or when I open it) through Thursday Morning and pick up will be Friday-Sunday by appointment until we expand more, Please indicate when you would like to pick up when you place your order.
Remember to tell me when you want to pick up! (and if I don’t reply to confirm within a day, bump my e-mail or text me 407-342-8515. Though I have cleaned up my e-mail so hopefully I won’t Miss Anyone.)
Sign in to order. https://yalaha.locallygrown.net/market
You have to sign in to see the add to cart button. Then set the number and click the add to cart button on the items you want to buy (it is the little picture right next to the quantity box.) Remember you need to check out before your order will be placed.
Remember to let me know when you want to pick up on Sat or maybe even Friday late afternoon or on Sunday. (If I don’t send you an e-mail confirmation of your order and pick up time, please make sure you checked out and completed your order.)
Middle Tennessee Locally Grown: In the News: Weaver Farms
Middle Tennessee Locally Grown market
will be open for your orders till Tuesday evening at 10 pm.
The market opened for ordering, as usual, on Sunday morning, and will close at 10 pm on Tuesday. Please support our local farmers, all of whom live within thirty miles of our market. Shorten your supply chain! Shop local!
Please share this mailing with a friend and invite them to become a customer and share in all this local farm goodness.
Ray and Elaine Weaver, 5th generation owners of Weaver Farms, recently participated in a “Lunch & Learn” program at one of the area middle schools. They discussed Agriculture Careers and showed photos of a modern day hog facility.
(Bottom, L to R) Sirloin steak, a variety of Weaver Farms products, and Vegetable Beef Soup. The two meals were prepared using meats from Weaver Farms.
To Contact Us
Middle Tennessee Locally Grown
Middle Tennessee Locally Grown Online Farmers’ Market
Our Pickup Locations
Our Manchester pickup location is under the Coffee County Farmers’ Market pavilion, 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 Kroger Shopping Center, at
1905 N Jackson St, Tullahoma TN
Our McMinnville pickup location is outside Martin Chapel Fellowship, near the big water tower and the Warren County Farmers’ Market pavilion, at
110 Market Street, McMinnville, 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.
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”, in the Kroger shopping center in Tullahoma.
THURSDAY afternoon pickup (5:30 – 6:00 p.m.) outside Martin Chapel Fellowship, near the big water tower and the Warren County Farmers’ Market pavilion, McMinnville.
Delivery on THURSDAY evening for a small additional fee, 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.
Fresh from our local farms to your table!
Shorten your supply chain!
Dothan, Alabama: March Fourth 2023 M@D Newsletter
GROWER & MARKET NOTES
Between cold and dreary skies it seems like the winter was long, but something in Tractor Supply last week made my heart happy:
The tanks had everything but the chicks, probably a good thing as I would have taken at bunch home with no preparation. We all know impulse buying is dangerous, but in the case of chicks there are lives at stake!
But we are getting chicks, from a reputable hatchery no less! And if the summer of 2023 goes anything like the summer of 2021 we’ll continue to feast on glassed eggs during the winter months.
Speaking of glassed eggs, there are rumors that some of our vendors may start listing them. If you’re not familiar with this very old practice this is a GREAT article.
Rather than provide inspirational or educational information this week we’re just going to have fun and enjoy some signs of the season.
D’S JELLIES: Our Mayhaw Trees have been in full bloom and the honey Bees found them. We now have lots of Mayhaw berries and we’re hopeful a late freeze won’t get our berries this year. As jelly jars become available, I am adding them to my supply. I hope to be making D’s Mayhaw Jelly in May, D’s BlackBerry Jelly in June, and D’s Hot Pepper Jelly in July. D’s Farmhouse Kitchen Recipes is a good one to add to your collection of Cookbooks. It’s a good one for yourself or for a gift for a friend. Thank you so much for your continued support!
We look forward to seeing you next Friday at one of our pickup locations. 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!