Friday Fresh Update List!
New & Still Available Items for Pre-order
Sweetwater Local Foods Market
DRIVE-THROUGH Pre-Order Market
Saturday, October 17th, 2020
Limited One Hour Market: 10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Below you will find the updated list of what is new and still available for pre-order at Saturday’s market and also which vendors will have extras available on their tables that you can add to your purchases as your drive through.Payment is the same: online when you preorder, or cash/check at time of pickup.
Please see instructions at the bottom of this newsletter for more info on How to Order & Pick Up at Market
Vendors attending Saturday October 17th
MUND FARM of Rothbury
APPLES!! Empires, Jonathans & Northern Spies. Certified Organic apples from Hackert Family Farm (Ludington). Will have extra for drive-up sales.
Pre-order – Via email Thursday by 8:00 PM to; email@example.com
Payment by check to Greg Mund; or cash in an envelope…Thank You!!
On your sign ”Mund Farm – ##”. I will confirm pre-orders with a number assigned to it, so look for the return email confirmation with your number
Quarts (2 1/2 lbs.) @ $4 ea.; Peck (5 qts.) @ $12 ea.;
1/2 bu. @ $18 (22 lbs.); 1 bu. @ $30 (44 lbs.); Please bring your container(s) for ½ and 1 bu. quantities
A McIntosh type apple
Long shelf life
Aromatic and crisp, with creamy white juicy flesh
Best for eating fresh
Early to Mid season
One of the first red apples of the fall
Sweet-tart taste with firm texture
Light red stripes over yellow or deep red
Best for: eating and cooking
Northern Spy (“Spy’s for Pies”)
Large, high quality fruit
Good for pie, fresh eating and stores well
Grandsons Gardens of West Olive
Here is our list for Saturday:
Baby Bok Choi: $4 per Bundle
Arugula $5 Per Bag
Everything Mix $5 Per Bag
Baby Red Russian Kale $5 Per Bag
Big Kale: $4 per Bundle
Pie Pumpkins: $4 each
Spaghetti or Butternut Squash: $4 each
Delicata Squash: $3 each
Tomato Quarts: $5 (Red, Valencia)
Pepper Quarts: $3 (Poblano, Green, NuMex, Jalapeno)
Eggplant $3 Per Quart
Multi-Color Potatoes $4 per quart
Carrots $4 per Bundle
Herbs $3 per Bundle (Rosemary, Thyme, Sage, Cilantro, Curly Parsley, or Flat Parsley)
Liam has his new Hats ready for sale!
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
Blackbird Farms of Coopersville
New for Saturday-Extras!
Available Saturday for drive-up sales only:
head lettuce: $3 each
arugula: $5 per 1/2 lb. bag
baby kale: $5 per 1/2 lb. bag
broccoli: $4 per pound
microgreens: $4 per 3 oz. bag
To order, please e-mail us at email@example.com 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
Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
New! PASTURE RAISED THANKSGIVING TURKEY SIGN UP!
Place a $20.00 deposit to reserve a turkey for Thanksgiving. $5.75/lb
Sizes can’t be guaranteed but will range from (14-30lbs) request approx. weight.
New! Leek Bunches large (2 pk)$5.00
New! Brassica Greens Mix $5.00
New! Baby Kale Mix $5.00
New! Rainbow Carrots $5.00
Red & Yukon Potato Quarts $5.00
Kennebec Potatoes $5.00
Roasting Bag $8.00 ( Red & Yukon Potatoes, green pepper, onion, carrots, tomato, & garlic clove & Parsley) will send recipe
Arugula $5.00 a bag
Kale Winterbor, Laccinato, and Red Russian $4.00 please specify
Italian Parsley $3.00
Curly Parsley $3.00
PASTURED EGGS $4.00 – order early!
Whole (4-7lbs) $5.00/lb
Breasts $10.25 /lb
Drumsticks $5.75 /lb
Wings $5.75 /lb
Broth Pack $4.00/lb
Maple Sage Chicken Sausage $10.00/lb
Italian Chicken Sausage $10.00/lb
Nitrate Free Hickory Smoked Bacon $10.00/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $8.50/lb
Boston Butt & Shoulder Roasts $8.00/lb
Breakfast Links $8.00/lb
Ground Pork $7.00/lb
Italian Brats $9.00/lb
Maple Sage Bulk $8.00/lb
Garlic Basil Bulk $8.00/lb
New! Apple Cheddar Lattice Top Pie $16.00 featuring our own organic apples, and a savory cheddar crust! Just trying out a new pie for the Fall!
New! Apple Cinnamon Babka- features our sweet apples, and a thick cinnamon filling, twisted in a buttery yeasted dough. $9.00 Delicious!!
New! Apple Walnut Mini Bundt Cake (7″) made with our sweet Macintosh apples! $9.00
New! Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Bars $3.00 Made with fresh organic pumpkin.
New! Pumpkin Donuts $6.00/ 1/2 doz
Baked Donuts plain or with Cinnamon & Sugar $6.00/ 1/2 doz or $1.00 a donut.
Carrot Cake made with our own carrots. 8×8 $8.00
Morning Glory Muffins $3.00
Cinnamon Raisin Bread $6.00
Oatmeal Bread $5.00
Banana Bread $7.00
Pumpkin Bread $7.00
Whole Wheat Baguettes made with fresh ground flour $4.00
Pizza Crusts $5.00 bag
Quiche Spinach & Cheddar GF and Regular $14.00
Quiche Corn & Poblano Pepper & Cheddar $14.00 (Peppers from Grandson’s Farm)
Apple Crumb Top Pie $14.00
Apple Shortbread Bars $3.00
Apple Streusel Muffins $3.00
Breakfast Cookies $3.00
New! GF Pumpkin Loaf Mini $6.00
GF Spinach & Cheddar Quiche $14.00
GF Sandwich Bread $6.00
Last chance for flowers!
Mixed bouquet $10.00
Dahlia bouquet small $10.00
Please Send order via email firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday. We will send out invoices Friday evening and you can pay through the Square link or bring an exact check of cash to market. Please call if you do not get a confirmation from us in 24 hours. ***Please note we are very busy in the bakery on Fridays, please call if you do not get a confirmation. Thanks! Have a great week!
Liberty Family Farm
Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. Orders placed by 5pm Thursday will get totals Friday and Friday orders will receive the totals on Saturday morning. If you don’t hear from me, please contact me. We accept cash or check payable to Pine Row Farm.
100% grass fed beef:
T-bone steaks $14/#
Porterhouse steaks $14/#
Rib steaks $14/#
NY strip steaks $13.75/#
Sirloin steaks $10/#
Round steaks $7/#
Skirt steaks $8/#
Sirloin tip roast $10/#
English roasts $7.50/#
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 will not have eggs available until the young araucanas begin to lay. All our poultry is pastured and has certified organic feed.
If you would like chicken for your favorite boiled recipe, we have some available! $5/# plus $3 per bird for cleaning.
We have the following honey, in plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup
We are raising pigs with certified organic feed from Heritage Organics, and selling them only by halves. Please include your phone number with orders. There are a couple of halves left unspoken for. We’ve secured processing for October 28. Cutting instructions and deposits are due by Saturday October 24. Pork will be ready for pick up by November 7.
See you Saturday!
Bill and Sarah and the kids,
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
Please order by 6pm on the 16th.
BROCCOLI IS SOLD OUT
Cauliflower $4 – we have a few heads!
Savoy Cabbage $3
Red Cabbage $3
Kossack Kohlrabi $2 & $3
VEGETABLES: Onions, $1 each large ones, red or yellow; $2.50 per lb. red or yellow, plus we have some small white pickling onions, $3 per quart. Broccoli approximately $4 per lb. Savoy cabbages $3 per head. Large sweet tender Kossack kohlrabi $3 each. We will update if we have any extra vegetables on Friday’s newsletter.
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 – hanger steaks for example.
All orders received will get an email invoice from Square. Please pay online if possible, otherwise cash or checks payable to Earthscape Farm will be accepted at market on Saturday. Thanks.
GRASS FED BEEF BY THE PACKAGE: Email email@example.com.
SOLD OUT Tenderloin $20 / lb. 2 per package
Porterhouse $14/lb 1 per package
New York Strip $14 / lb. 2 per package
T Bone Steak $13/ lb. 2 per package
Rib Steaks $12 /lb. 2 per package
Sirloin Steak $10/lb. 1 per package
SOLD OUT Flank Steak $10 / lb. 1 per package
Hanger Steak $10 / lb 1 per package
SOLD OUT – SUBSTITUTE ROUND STEAK / Stew Meat $7 per lb.
Kabob beef $7 per lb.
Skirt Steak $7/lb
Cubed Steak $7/lb. .3 to 1# per
Round Steak $6.50/lb. .3 to 1# per
Rolled Rump, English and Arm Roast $8.00/lb. 2 – 3.5 # each
Brisket $8 per lb. Have 1 large one only.
Chuck Roast $7.50 per lb.
Ground Beef $6.50/lb. ~ 1# packages
Ground Beef Patties $7.50 per lb. 4 per package
Short Ribs $5 per lb.
Heart $3 per lb.
Tongue $3.50 per lb.
Soup Bones $2.50 per lb. ON SALE $2 PER LB.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI 49421
SCHOLL FARMS of Montague
SCHOLL FARMS of Montague
Pre-orders accepted through Friday NOON 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.
Oodles of Chicken Eggs in a rainbow of colors
$12.00/flat (2 1/2 doz)
$3.00 each or 2/$5.00
Spaghetti – Favorite for putting your favorite Italian tomato sauce on; great GF
Delicata – Very sweet flesh, skin edible – a favorite.
Festival – Decorative squash with great eating quality and flavor, skin edible.
Acorn – Great all-round squash that we grew up with.
Butternut – Mild nutty flavor. A staple for soups. Stores well.
Buttercup – Extra rich deep orange flesh is drier but unsurpassed in flavor.
Stores well (Connie’s favorite winter squash).
Adirondack Blue – Bluish flesh. Earthy flavor when grilled, roasted, baked or
boiled. High in antioxidants.
Butterball – Golden yellow flesh. Creamy texture, exquisite flavor, steamed, boiled baked or fried.
Adirondack Red – Light pink flesh. Flavorful and moist. We love them fried, mashed and roasted. High in antioxidants.
PUMPKINS AND MORE
Pie Pumpkins – $3.00 each or 2/$5.00
Miniature Decorative Pumpkins (baseball size) – $1.00 each or 6/$5.00
Decorative Gourds – Small 50 cents each or doz/$5.00. Large $1.00 each or doz/$8.00
Large Pumpkins – $4.00 to $12.00 (volley ball to big beach ball size).
Broom Corn – $5.00 for a Shock (tied bundle). Please state height of bundle you prefer (4 to 9 ft.).
Come visit our Autumn Harvest U-Pick/We-Pick patch for pumpkins, squash, decorative gourds and colorful, stackable squash. Open Dawn to Dusk. Visit SchollFarms.com for directions.
– Place order by calling (231) 893-1311
– Place cash or check (payable to STU SCHOLL) in a recycled envelope.
Thanks be with you. The Hens.
Three Speed Coffee of Grand Haven
Deadline Friday 6pm
Winner Best Coffee honors in the 2020 People’s Choice of West MI Awards! Woot!
No Tolerance For Bitter Coffee…..EVER!
Preorders accepted until Friday 6:00pm.
Payment by check payable to Three Speed Coffee, or cash, in sealed envelope at Saturday Market pickup.
All Three Speeds certified organic coffee is roasted by sight, smell & sound based on a roast profile developed by Chad. All coffee is small batch, no automation.
Coffee Price & Sizes
8oz Whole Bean & Ground – $9.00
14 oz Whole Bean & Ground on pre-order – $15
Bali Blue Moon (Earthy, Butterscotch, Cocoa, Med Body)
Sulawesi Toraja (Molassas, Graham Cracker, Dark Chocolate, Med/Full body)
Plus our regular line-up:
Mocha Java Blend
CONTACT: Chad & Lori Shepard
Preorders accepted until Friday 6:00pm.
Payment by check payable to Three Speed Coffee, or cash, in sealed envelope at Saturday Market pickup.
NOVA Super.Natural.Bakery of Muskegon
*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!*
NOVA still has the following available for tomorrow’s market! Please order before 6pm tonight!
STAPLES for Fall:
-NEW: Pumpkin cut out cookie (GF/vegan): $2 each organic almond flour and local maple syrup-chewy center, crunchy edges and delicious!
–GF Buckwheat Bars $4 (GF, soy-free) dense brownie-like base with toasted organic buckwheat-high in fiber and plant protein!
–Magic Chocolate Powder! Large: $7, Small: $4 (GF, Vegan) Dry blend of all organic ingredients to make the BEST hot chocolate. Can be mixed with any milk for a rich, creamy treat!
–Maple Ginger Spice Clouds $5/bag (What I call marshmallows!) (GF/DF): light, fluffy marshmallows sweetened only with local maple syrup with a hint of ginger and spices (tastes like pumpkin pie!) Floats beautifully atop a cup of magic hot chocolate!!
–Maple Walnut Granola $6/bag (GF/vegan/no added sugar): delicious, local maple syrup-sweetened granola with organic oats, buckwheat and walnuts!
–Pecan Dandies $2 (GF/egg-free): tender shortbread cookie with organic pecans!
CHOCOLATE BARS: Small: $2, Large: $4 (PLEASE specify the size you would like!)
-NEW: Pecan Pie (GF): ginger-infused caramel, organic toasted pecans, chunks of maple ginger clouds and 72%. So many textures and flavors!
-Dark Toasted Hazelnut (GF/vegan)t: whole toasted organic hazelnuts, fleur de sel sprinkle, studded in 72%
-Milk Toasted Hazelnut (GF): whole toasted organic hazelnuts, fleur de sel sprinkle, studded in milk chocolate couverture
-Toasted Walnut (GF/vegan): toasted organic walnuts studded in 72%
–Candied Ginger (GF/vegan): housemade candied organic ginger studded in 72% dark chocolate
–Mango Chili Lime (GF/vegan/no added sugar): organic dried mango, tajin spice blend, 72% dark chocolate
–Yogurt Parfait (GF): my organic maple walnut granola, crunchy raspberries, freeze-dried yogurt crispies: a MUST try!
–Raspberry Hemp (GF/vegan/no added sugar): organic crispy raspberries, organic hemp seeds (similar flavor to sesame seeds), 72% dark chocolate
–Goji Berry Hemp (GF/vegan/no added sugar): organic chewy goji berries, organic hemp seeds, 72% dark chocolate
–Tahini (GF/vegan/no added sugar/nut free): organic tahini and 72% dark chocolate
–Peanut Butter (GF/vegan/no added sugar): 72% dark chocolate filled with vanilla bean-sweetened peanut butter
–Tropical (GF/vegan): hold on to the summer with organic mango, banana chips, toasted coconut, dried pineapple and 72% dark chocolate
–Solid 72% (GF/vegan/fair-trade certified): classic, rich and creamy!
-Solid Milk (GF): creamy high-quality milk chocolate couverture
-Solid White (GF): creamy high-quality white chocolate couverture
BONBONS: $2 each (pick 8 or more of your choice for a box!)
–NEW: Snapping Turtle! (GF) Ginger-scented chewy caramel, toasted organic pecans wrapped in 72% dark chocolate (it’s like a classic turtle with a BITE!)
-NEW: Pumpkin Spice Latte (GF/DF): Espresso ganache surrounded by a Maple Ginger Spice Cloud!
-NEW: Double Raspberry (GF): raspberry + raspberry crispies: tart and creamy!
–Caramel Ganache (GF): cooked caramel mixed with milk chocolate
–Espress-o Yourself (GF/vegan): 72%, Three Speed espresso, local maple syrup
–PB&J (GF/DF): PB, strawberry gummy, 72%
–Berry (GF/vegan): 72%, rasp/blackberry puree, local maple syrup
–Mint Meltaway (GF/vegan/no added sugar): 72%, organic coconut oil, peppermint oil
I accept the following payments: cash, check, credit or debit card (I will run it on my square at pick up), Venmo and PayPal
Please let me know if you have any questions!
Funny Farm of Grant
Hello, everyone! It was good to see all our friends last week. We hope to have pictures of Jim’s woodworking at Facebook later this week and hope you see something that peaks your curiosity. Jim’s just getting busy in the woodwork. So please check out his new items, utensils, cutting boards, unique vase, wall decor, you never know what’s next. It’s always a surprise for me, too! This week I have: New for Friday! Fresh Wine Cap mushrooms. Large, thick caps, nice for the grill or saute’ing with onions. $10 generous half pound
Spurtles. Set of three handmade wooden stirring/serving spoons. $16
Covid Masks. Cotton prints (remember my mom was The Apron Lady!) with elastic, sized for both kids and adults.
Pre-order and select your pattern and size when you drive through. $5 ea
LImited quantities on these veggies.
Large green bells. $1 ea. Large Red Bells $2 ea. Med bells 50cents green, $1.00-red
Porcelain Doll pink pumpkin – over 14 lbs. $11, great for decoration and awesome for pies, soup, etc
Large red onions, baseball size, 3-4 per 2lb bag $5
XLarge red onions, softball size, 12-16 oz $3 each
Low Sugar Jelly, made with cane sugar and our or local fruits. $7 half pint, Elderberry*, Wild grape* (tart! extra sugar added), Blueberry, Crab apple*, Elderberry syrup*. Coming soon – Apple. *-our fruit
Pink Himalayan Salt – plain. 8oz, $5
Apricot or Hickory Smoked Salt – 5 oz, $8
Dried Scallions – 1 oz, $3
Dried Sweet white onions – 1.5 oz, $5
Payment: Email your orders to firstname.lastname@example.org
We will send an invoice on Friday which will allow you to pay by credit card through PayPal, or by check (payable to Barb Loe) or cash in a sealed envelope at market day. We also accept Senior Project Fresh and WIC Project Fresh coupons thru October. Call us with any questions you may have. Home 231 834 8643. Thank you for your support now and thru the years!
Barb and Jim Loe
Sweetwater Curated Local Foods
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 Blueberry Merlot Preserves 8oz $6.00
Cherry Salsa $6.00
Idyll Farm Cheese of Northport
Fresh pastured goat cheese
Plain 4oz $4.00 ea
Send orders to: email@example.com
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!
All vendors will continue to wear masks as part of our Covid19 Policy.
All customers are asked to please remain in their vehicles as they pass through on market day.
Please visit the Sweetwater Facebook Page for more details on our Covid19 Policy and what we are doing to keep everyone safe.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR PRE-ORDER & DRIVE THROUGH
1. Look over the list. 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. A cooler is suggested for refrigerated & frozen 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.
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