Sweetwater Local Foods Market
DRIVE-THROUGH Pre-Order Market
Saturday, August 15th, 2020
Limited One Hour Market: 10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
To our Sweetwater Community: Even Corona can’t stop the good stuff we’ve got growing!
New this week: Organically grown SWEET CORN! Scholl Farm has Bodacious and Summer Blend has Golden Bantam or Xtra Tender Bi-Color. Organic Elderberries from Earthkeeper! Organic Watermelon from Second Spring! Organic Peaches from Mund Farm! Last week for Organic Blueberries! All in all, it’s a great market this Saturday, and we hope to see you!
Sweetwater will be open this Saturday for our One Hour Pre-Order Drive Through Market from 10am – 11am!
Here are the steps to take to secure your place in line this coming Saturday, August 15th:
1. Look over the list below. Each vendor has a unique deadline for when they need to receive your pre-order depending on their product. Send your pre-order to each vendor you want to order from, within their required deadlines.
2. Vendors will respond back by no later than Friday before market day with an order confirmation and an invoice that in most cases will allow you to pre-pay for your order. If a vendor is not set up to take payment online they will accept checks (preferred) or cash in a sealed envelope on market day pickup.
3. Market Day. Important! Please see the attached map with arrows indicating which way you should plan to approach the market. We have 3 sections opened now and are refining the traffic pattern plan every week!
Please plan to line up and stay in your vehicle. We will also have signs to help point you in the right direction.
4. Please note! Using a sheet of paper at least 8.5 x 11, please list all of the vendors you have orders with in black marker (or something as visible), large enough for vendors to see it clearly. Please put your first & last name at the top of the list. Tape or hold up the list to the side window or front windshield where it will be most visible.
5. Have your trunk, or designated area of your car ready to receive your goods. As weather warms think about bringing a cooler for frozen, refrigerated items.
6. As you drive through, each vendor will bring your order to your vehicle and place it in the trunk or other designated space, and collect payment if you have not paid in advance. Again, please have checks (preferred) or cash in a sealed envelope with your name and the name of the vendor on the outside of it.
Vendors attending Saturday August 15th
Mund Farm of Rothbury
Certified Organic Red Haven Peaches!
Note – the earlier dry weather has concentrated that great peach flavor in a bit smaller package. Also, with this first picking, limited quantities available, so orders filled as received
August 15th Market Pre-Orders: Taking orders for Quarts @ $5 each (2 ¼ lbs.), ½ bushel @ $40 ea. (25 lbs. into your container) for delivery / pick-up next week or market on Sat, Aug 15th.
– On your pick-up sign – Mund Farm – ##. I will confirm pre-orders with a number assigned to it, so look for the return email confirmation with your number
– Pre-order – Via email, by Thursday, 8:00 PM to; email@example.com
– Payment by check to Greg Mund or cash in an envelope…Thank You!!
Earthkeeper Farm of Kent City
Deadline 8am Friday.
All crops are Certified Naturally Grown on our farm in Kent City.
Elderberries are commonly used for making immune boosting elderberry syrup, jam, jellies, and wine. Berries in 5lb boxes are freezer-ready for winter processing. We should have elderberries available throughout August, but they are at peak harvest now!
By the pound: $8/lb on the stem or $9/lb de-stemmed
5lb boxes: $35 for 5lbs on the stem or $40 for 5lbs de-stemmed
Additional discount for 25+lbs.
Order by email or at https://www.earthkeeperfarm.com/store/p1/Elderberries-_Fresh%2C_Bulk_5lb-_Pre-order_for_August_pick_up.html
Our wheat is ideal for pancakes, muffins, and quick breads. Whole wheat berries can be ground at home using a blender or food processor. Flour can be stone milled on-farm under the Michigan Cottage Food Law by request for an additional $0.50 per pound. Once milled it is best to store flour in the refrigerator or freezer.
Bess Soft Red Winter Wheat
whole & unmilled wheat berries (milled upon request for addition .50/lb)
Heirloom Red Fife Hard Red Winter Wheat
whole & unmilled wheat berries (milled upon request for addition .50/lb)
Please email Rachelle@earthkeeperfarm.com or call/text 616-403-0526 to place order. Payment can be made at market pick up with a check or cash (correct change in envelope). Or we can email you an invoice for online payment. Order deadline is 8am the Friday before market. More farm info at www.earthkeeperfarm.com
Summer Blend Gardens of Coopersville
Deadline 8pm Thursday.
Sweetcorn will be ready this Saturday! It may be Golden Bantam (a solid yellow), or XTRA Tender (bi-color ). Ground Cherries and Potatoes are new this week, too. Potatowise, we have Red Norlands and Yukon Golds. Please specify which variety you’d like, or we can mixup a heaping quart. Also, the basil is looking great and if you want a large quantity for pesto, or whatever, just email and we’ll work out a bulk order.
We can accept orders by 8:00 pm on Thursday. Our email address is now firstname.lastname@example.org . You will receive a confirmation email with total amount due in a timely manner. We accept credit card, cash (in a sealed envelope – your name on it, please), or check (made out to Martin Alexander).
$5 for six ears Sweetcorn (limit one order per customer for this week)
$5 a quart Yellow Beans or Green Beans
$5 a quart Potatoes (Heaping Quarts of Red Norlands or Yukon Gold. You choose!)
$5 a bundle Beets (we have Chioggia, Golden, Bull’s Blood, Detroit Red, and Badger Flame. So, it just depends on what’s good size and ready to pull)
$4 a pint Tomatoes (Salad Packs. Small tomatoes with a variety of color)
$3 a pack Green Tomatoes for frying or pickling (we’ll provide tomato slicers. You fry them)
$1.50 each Cucumbers (Marketmore variety. Slicers. Will sell five for $5)
$3 a bundle Scallions (4 or 5 in a bundle)
$4 a bundle Kale bundles (Choose: Scarlet or Curley or Lacinato or Thousandhead.
Let us know if you want a bulk order for freezing)
$4 a bag Microgreens (Choose: Corn, Sunflower, Radish, Peas, and The Microgreen Medley sampler pack is a little smaller, so $3 for a container)
$4 big bag Greens Bag Mix (Chard, Kales, Collards)
$1.50 each Zucchini (nice size: not too small, not too big)
$3 a bundle Basil (green and purple. Large quantities available for Pesto)
$3 a batch Purslane
$3 for sprigs Dill (Stems and Tops; a few sprigs left)
$3 small bag Cilantro (a lot of tops, turning to coriander)
$3 small bag Mint
$3 small bag Parsley
Thank you all from Doug & Marty and here’s our email address again:
email@example.com , or if there are problems getting your order in, please feel free to call or text Marty at 616-514-0231.
Grandsons Gardens of West Olive
Tomato Quarts: $5 (Health Kick, Amish Paste, Cherokee Purple, Valencia, Pineapple)
Pepper Quarts: $3 (Poblano, Green, NuMex)
Everything Mix $5 Per Bag
Arugula $5 Per Bag
Eggplant $3 Per Quart
Kale $4 per Bundle
Summer Squash and Zucchini $1.50 each
Pickling Cucumbers 3 for $2
Okra $3 per Pint
Collards $4 per Bundle
Onions $3 per Bundle
Shallots $3 per Bundle
Multi-Color Potatoes $4 per quart
Carrots $4 per Bundle
Herbs $3 per Bundle (Basil, Sage, Curly Parsley, or Flat Parsley)
Liam and Remy will have Produce themed Potholders as well $8 each or 2 for $15 as well as scrubbies 2 for $5.
To order please email firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a confirmation email with total amount due.
Please bring payment (cash or check) in a sealed envelope to the market. Please make Checks payable to: Russ Tiles
Please look for produce updates on the Grandsons Gardens Facebook Page
Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. Friday evening we will get everyone their total. If you don’t hear from me, please contact me. We accept cash or check payable to Pine Row Farm.
100% grass fed beef:
NY strip steaks $13.75/#
Sirloin steaks $10/#
Skirt steaks $8/#
Flank steaks $8/#
Sirloin tip roasts $10/#
Round steaks $7/#
Chuck roasts $7.50/#
Arm roasts $7.50/#
Rolled rump roasts $7.50/#
Ground beef $6.50/#
Ground round $7/#
Ground sirloin $10/#
Short ribs $6.50/#
Soup bones $2/#
We have duck and guinea eggs. Our poultry is free range and has certified organic feed available from neighboring Heritage Organics. Duck eggs are $8/dozen, and guinea eggs are $3.50/dozen.
We have the following honey, in plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup
Fall Whole Broiler Chicken
Watch for updates on your orders here!
We are raising these with certified organic feed from Heritage Organics, and selling them only by halves. Please include your phone number with orders. We’ve secured processing for October 28.
We hope you and your families are all doing well. We were thankful for the recent rains.
Bill and Sarah and the kids,
SCHOLL FARMS of Montague
Pre-orders accepted through Friday dusk by calling (231) 893-1311
All produce is grown organically.
Our laying hens are outside daily: grazing, picking, scratching and taking dust baths. Their diet is supplemented with Certified Organic feed. Our broilers had a similar life but are now resting quietly in the freezer waiting for the opportunity to meat you.
NEW! SWEET CORN – Variety Bodacious
We have oodles of Chicken Eggs in a rainbow of colors
$12.00/flat (2 1/2 doz)
State quantity and size (3-8 lb available) and if giblets desired.
Gizzards, liver, hearts and feet also available separately.
Norland red skin.
– Place order by calling (231) 893-1311
– Place cash or check (payable to STU SCHOLL) in an envelope.
Thanks be with you. The Hens.
Liberty Family Farm & Bakery
New! Red Radish & French Breakfast Radish Bunch $3.00
New! Carrot bunches $5.00
New! Summer Veggie Roasting Bag- Red potatoes, green pepper, green beans, onion, 2 heirloom tomatoes, & basil. Recipe included. $8.00
New! Collard Bunches $4.00
Heirloom Tomatoes $5.00 qt Lots of varieties available!!
Basil $3.00 a bag
Stir Fry Bags- radishes zucchini, carrots, green beans & onion. $7.00
Winterbor Kale $4.00
Laccinato Kale $4.00
Red Russian Kale $4.00
Caprese Pack- Tomatoes and Basil pack! $5.00 Just add Mozzarella.
New! Peach Galette $10.00 * made with Mund Farm’s Organic Peaches
New! Roasted Corn & Jalapeno Pepper & Cheddar Galette $8.00.
New! Heirloom Tomato and Goat Cheese Galette $8.00
New! Peach Bars * Made with Mund Farm’s Organic Peaches (3×3 inch) $3.00
New! Peach Cobbler $10.00 ( 8 inch round ) Also available GF *Warm up in oven and enjoy!
Brat Buns $5.00
Spinach & Cheddar Quiche $14.00 and GF available.
Cinnamon & Raisin Bread $6.00
Oatmeal Bread $5.00
Banana Bread $7.00
Morning Glory Muffins $3.00
Pizza Crusts $5.00
Baguettes Whole Wheat $4.00
Breakfast Cookies $3.00
Paleo Cookies $3.50
GF Shortcakes $5.00
GF Sandwich Bread $7.00
Whole $5.00 lb ( 3.90-5.5lb)
Breasts $10.25 lb (.80lb)
Thighs $6.00 lb (.80lb)
Drumsticks $5.75 lb (1.30lb)
Wings $5.75 lb ( 1.20 lb avg.)
Broth Packs $4.00 lb
Livers $5.00 lb
Maple Sage Breakfast $10.00 lb
Italian Chicken Bulk Sausage $ 10.00 lb
Italian Brats $11.00 lb
Garlic Basil Bulk Sausage $12.00 lb
Turkey Wings $6.00 lb
Turkey Drumsticks $6.00 lb
PASTURED EGGS $4.00 dozen
NEW! PASTURED PORK – We are finally stocked with pork. Nitrate Free Bacon & Ham Slices & Brats & Sausage next week!
Pork Chops $ 8.00 (.88-1.50 lb)
Pork Ribs $ 8.00 (2.4 lb)
Tenderloins $17.00 lb (avg .95)
Boston Butt Roast $ 8.50 lb (average 2.7-3.2 lb)
Shoulder Roasts$ 8.50 lb (average 2.7-3.2lb)
New! Small paper wrapped with ribbon “Mason Jar Bouquet” filled with Zinnias, rudbeckia, lisianthus, and more!! $10.00
Fresh Large Bouquets still available! $16.00
Please send your order to email@example.com by Friday. We will send out invoices through email on Friday evening. You can pay through the Square link in the email or bring exact cash or check to market. Thank you very much! See you at the market!!
Blackbird Farms of Coopersville
Last Saturday it seemed that our new system of preselected, prepacked bags of vegetables worked well, so we are offering them again this week. These bags are something very much like our CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) shares. We assemble bags of our highest quality veggies based on whatever is fresh and in-season for that week. In the bag, we aim to have some combination and quantity of at least six different vegetables with a combined value around $20. Each bag will cost $15. There are a limited number of bags each week.
This week’s bag will contain some combination of the following: scallions, mini-cabbage, green beans, a variety of tomatoes, summer squash, zucchini, slicing cucumbers, kale, basil, and green bell peppers. Again, each bag will cost $15.
To order your Blackbird Farms Veggie Bag, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org by noon on Friday. We will then send you an invoice via Square. Payment can also be made via cash or check (payable to Blackbird Farms).
Thanks so much! We are looking forward to seeing friends old and new this Saturday!
Blackbird Farms LLC
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery of Hart
Please note: We will NOT be baking for Saturday, August 22nd . Stock up this week!
Our bread freezes beautifully.
To place an order and PRE-PAY please go to our online store:
This is our preferred platform for orders at this time.
Please pre-order by Tuesday at 6pm.
If you need to pay with cash or check at the pickup:
Phone orders also welcome. (Hilde—231-873-9820)
BREADS Available for Pre-Order for Saturday, August 15th:
Chili Cheddar $8.00
Cobmoosa Onion Rye$7.00
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan $9.50
Homesteader’s Wheat $6.00
Oceana Round $6.00
Third Coast Three Seed $7.00
Griff’s 8 Grain $7.00
Annie’s Raisin Spice $7.00
Pilgrim Rye $7.00
Rustic Baguettes $4.00
Pay it forward Loaf (a loaf we donate to Mission for Area People’s food pantry) $6.00
PASTRIES Available for Pre-Order August 15th:
VANILLA SHORTCAKES $2.50 each
Deep Mud Brownies $3.50 each
Cherry Brownies $4.00 each
COOKIES: $3.00 each
Tree Hugger (PB Choc. Chip Cookie–VEGAN)
Whangdangdoodlers (Dark chocolate batons and walnuts)
Pecan Maple Oaties (Oatmeal Raisin with pecans and Mich. Maple syrup)
Hilltoppers (Ginger Molassses cookies with candied ginger)
SCONES: $3.00 each
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Double Chocolate Scones
Pecan Date Scones
Peanut Butter Granola $9.00
Mountain Crunch Granola $9.00
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Find us on facebook
NOVA Bakery of Muskegon
NOVA offerings for Saturday:
Wednesday by 10pm guarantees order!
*ALL of my products are Gluten–Free. I use as many organic ingredients as possible and my chocolate is always Fair-Trade and of the highest quality!*
–GF Pecan Dandies $2: like pecan sandies, but better! Melt in your mouth, all organic and gluten free!
–GF Buckwheat Bars $4: dense brownie-like base with toasted organic buckwheat (high fiber and plant protein!) GF, soy-free
–GF Puff Pastry Cinnamon Twists $5/bag: layers of organic butter and delicate GF dough result in a butter, flaky treat great with morning coffee or a dessert for guests!
–Buttercrunch Toffee $5/bag: 4 ingredient magic! Thin layer of toffee coated with 72% dark chocolate and a light sprinkle of fleur de sel. GF, soy-free
Chocolate Bars $2 SMALL/$4 LARGE:
–Peanut Butter: Organic PB filling surrounded by 72% dark chocolate! GF/Vegan/no added sugar
–PB&J: PB filling with strawberry pate de fruit (pectin-thickened fruit gummy!) GF/DF
–Chocolate Hazelnut: Organic chocolate hazelnut filling lightly sweetened with local maple syrup GF/Vegan
–Espress-O Yourself: 3 Speed espresso and 72% chocolate GF/Vegan
–Mango Chili Lime: Organic dried mango chunks and generous sprinkle of Tajin (chili, lime and sea salt blend) GF/Vegan
–Tahini Bar: Organic Tahini (ground toasted sesame seeds) and dark chocolate. GF/Vegan/nut-free
–Hemp Raspberry: Organic hemp seeds and freeze dried raspberries! GF/Vegan/nut-free
–Hemp Goji Berry: Organic hemp seeds and dried goji berries! GF/Vegan/nut-free
–Tropical Fruits: Organic toasted coconut, banana chips and dried mango GF/Vegan
Chocolate Bonbons: hand-painted with naturally colored cocoa butter and amazing fillings! 5 or more can be boxed! $2 each
–Hazelnut Latte: Espresso and chocolate hazelnut filling layers GF/Vegan/soy-free
–Caramel Ganache: Organic milk chocolate + cooked caramel = creamy deliciousness! GF/soy-free
–Mint: 72%, organic coconut oil and peppermint oil! GF/Vegan/soy-free
–Organic Berries: dark ganache with raspberry and blackberry puree from my garden! GF/Vegan/soy-free
–Champagne: Michigan sparkling wine and 72% chocolate ganache plus pastry rocks (for a fun pop in your mouth!) GF/soy-free
–Triple Berry: dark ganache with raspberry and blackberry plus strawberry pate de fruit pieces (my organic fruit gummy) GF/DF
Check out my Instagram and Facebook pages for pictures throughout the week!
Thank you again for your support!
Please text or email me with any questions or special requests!
Michigan’s Finest Mushrooms
Note: Due to weird weather of one sort or another my oak logs planted with Shitake plugs has gone from a high of 350 to around 80 at the present time, so the harvest is smaller right now. That means while I appreciate all orders I have to limit them to first come, first served.
Thanks! George S.
$15 per pound
$8 per 1/2 pound
Email orders as soon as possible to
If paying by check please make it out to me.
J&J Tortilla of Hopkins
Remember to get your next order in by 5pm Monday August 10th for August 15th market!
We should have enough orders by then to attend, if for some reason we do not, we will move our attendance to the following Saturday.
Thank you very much!
Tortillas / 6 per pack
Spinach Garlic $4.00
Tomato Basil $4.00
Whole Large $6.00
White Large $6.00
Taco Seasoning $5.00
Jason & Jaclyn
J&J Tortilla Co.
hopkins, mi 49328
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
Pre-Orders only, by Friday noon, please. Email email@example.com
All the cuts are below, and orders are filled in the order we receive them. Remember, there are a few cuts that are very limited in availability. We plan to come to Market every other week through the summer months. We are trying to slow down a bit!
All orders received will get an email invoice from Square on Thursday or Friday. Please pay online if possible, otherwise cash or checks payable to Earthscape Farm will be accepted at market on Saturday. Thanks.
THANKS TO ALL OUR CUSTOMERS FOR MAKING THIS WORK!
VEGETABLES: Green Peppers and Sweet Yellow Banana Peppers $1 each; Eggplant $2 each; Sweet Corn 4 ears for $3; Yellow onions! $2 per lb. Large ones, $1 each. We will update on Friday to let you know if we have other vegetables available.
GRASS FED BEEF BY THE PACKAGE:
T Bone Steak $13/ lb. 2 per package
Sirloin Steak $10/lb. OUT
Stew Meat $7 per lb. OUT
Kabob beef $7 per lb. OUT
Cubed Steak $7/lb. .3 to 1# per
Round Steak $6.50/lb. .3 to 1# per OUT
Rolled Rump, English and Arm Roast $8.00/lb. 2 – 3.5 # each
Chuck Roast $7.50 per lb
GROUND SIRLOIN! $8 PER LB. 2# LEFT.
Ground Beef $6.50/lb. ~ 1# packages
Heart $3 per lb.
Tongue $3.50 per lb.
Oxtail $5 per lb.
Soup Bones $2.50 per lb. ~ ON SALE $2 / LB.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI 49421
Sweetwater Curated Local Foods
Last week! Organic Blueberries of West Olive
Bluecrop blueberries available in quarts for $5.00 each, 10lb box for $45. Please put your order in by Thursday on these, thanks!
Orders below needed by Wednesday morning.
New! Second Spring Farm OG Watermelon, personal sized. $1.25lb. Aver $4.50-6.00 ea.
The Brinery of Ann Arbor
Back again! Dilly Dally Pickles. Lacto fermented. 24oz $6.00 ea
New! Curtido Kraut. Salvadoran style, cabbage, carrot, onion & a dash of jalepeno. $7.00 ea
Tempeh, OG Soybeans, frozen. 1lb pkg $5.00
Rose Products Tofu of Ann Arbor
OG Extra Firm Tofu From Michigan organic soybeans $3.00 lb
Food for Thought OG Preserves, Salsas & Sauces
OG Strawberry Basil Preserves $6.00
Naturally Nutty Nut Butters of Traverse City
OG Crunchy Peanut Butter 12oz $5.50 ea
OG Smooth Peanut Butter 12oz $5.50 ea
OG Almond Butter 12 oz $10.50 ea
Idyll Farm Cheese of Northport
Fresh pastured goat cheese
Plain, Garlic & Herb, Lavender Honey or Fennel Pollen 4oz $4.00 ea
Idyllweiss round 4 oz $6.00
Mont Idyll 5 oz $6.50
Camembert 7 oz $7.00
Idyll Gris – Wheel $15.00
New! Idyll Gris Puck –same great Gris, 4oz size $5.00
Send orders to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Payment: You will receive an invoice Friday to pay online or if you would rather you may pay by check payable to Diana Jancek, or cash in a sealed envelope please, at Saturday pickup, and thanks!
Three Speed Coffee of Grand Haven
Please note: We will return on 8/22.
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