Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, August 21st, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Favorite snack of the week: a slice of Laughing Tree baguette toasted, with a juicy slice of a fresh Blackbird Farm heirloom tomato & basil drizzled with olive oil – heaven! Blackbird Farm will have first of season carrots and beautiful heirloom tomatoes & cherry tomatoes and a huge variety of our favorite summer bounty! Scholl Farm has two new varieties of potatoes – check them out! Woven Farm will have tomatoes & greens & more! And you still have time to get a preorder in with vendors listed below who are still accepting them.
As always, if your time on Saturday is precious we won’t waste any of it! Shopping for the best in fresh, local & organic foods for your family is as easy as contacting the vendors with your pre-orders and stopping by the market on Saturday from 10am to 11am to pick it up! Of course, if you like to linger we’ll have plenty of things to buy without a preorder, so come on by!
If you’re new to the market, please see instructions along with the map at the bottom of this newsletter for more info on How to Place a Pre-Order & Pick Up at Market. We will also be sending out a Friday update email as a reminder and to list any new products.
Vendors attending Saturday August 21st :
Blackbird Farms of Coopersville
Our indispensable crew member Forrest is looking forward to serving up a whole host of delicious veggies for walk-up sales at Saturday’s market!
This week we should have:
carrots: The very first of our season, both full-size and little babies perfect for roasting.
cherry tomatoes: Our special “Blackbird Farms” mix, an assortment of colors and sizes. Come taste the rainbow!
tomatoes: red, heirloom, and saladette
Asian stir-fry greens
“Yukon Gem” potatoes
Looking forward to seeing friends old and new this Saturday morning!
Blackbird Farms LLC
Note: if you placed a preorder for Earthkeeper Farm elderberries check with Forrest at our booth on Saturday.
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will bring what ever extra vegetables we have! Summer squash, cucumbers, Sweet peppers and onions for sure! This is the last year we will grow onions for Market. I hope another younger farmer is ready to take over! We will bring red and yellow onions, all sizes and quantities, ~~ $2 per lb.
Note: We will have a limited selection of beef cuts with us for Walk up purchase, but please try to get a preorder in to get exactly what you want.
SALE ITEMS: BEEF BROTH BONES $2 / LB; LIVER $3.50 PER LB; BEEF ROASTS! BUY TWO, GET 10% OFF!
We have Quarters of Beef hanging at the butcher’s. Are you interested? Cut, wrapped and frozen ~~ they are all about $600.
Please let us know if you want to pay at pick up (cash or checks made out to Earthscape Farm), or on line with a Square invoice.
All the cuts are below, and orders are filled in the order we receive them.
Tenderloin $20 / lb. 2 per package OUT
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
Flank Steak $10 / lb. 1 per package OUT
Hanger Steak $10 / lb 1 per package OUT
Stew Meat $7 per lb.
Kabob beef $7 per lb. OUT
Skirt Steak $7/lb
Cubed Steak $7/lb. .5 to 1.5# per package
Round Steak $6.50/lb. .5 to 1.5# per package OUT
Rolled Rump, English and Arm Roast $8.00/lb. 2 – 3.5 # each BUY 2, get 10% off!
Brisket $8 per lb.
Chuck Roast $7.50 per lb.
Ground Chuck! $7.50 per lb.
Ground Beef $6.50/lb. ~ 1/2# and 1# packages
Ground Beef Patties $7.50 per lb. 2 per package and 4 per package OUT
Short Ribs $5 per lb. OUT
Liver $4/lb ON SALE $3.50 PER LB.
Heart $3 per lb.
Tongue $3.50 per lb.
Oxtail $5 per lb. OUT
Soup Bones $2.50 per lb. ON SALE $2 PER LB.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI 49421
Forest Finds of Muskegon
Have you tried our Wild Green Salt? It is a blend of organic herbs from Grandson’s Garden, and wildcrafted herbs that I collect here in west Michigan. Parsley, sage, rosemary, thyme, basil, chives, ramps, nettle, field garlic, garlic Himalayan Pink salt, Real Salt and love! It is delicious on most anything. We especially enjoy it on our eggs in the morning.
Sunset Tea is back! Cooling soothing sun tea for relief on a hot day. Love, hibiscus, mint, Linden leaf & flowers, citrus peels. All OG or wildcrafted.
Herbalist Cody Westendorf is offering seasonal products- with organic and wildcrafted herbs- to support health and happiness. Teas, honey, balms, self-care products, and more!
Check out the Etsy shop at
Etsy.com/shop/forestfindslove, available for pick up at Sweetwater market, or contact me at ForestFinds@yahoo.com
Call or text 616-834-3233
Scholl Farms of Montague
All of our products are grown organically.
This week we will have:
EGGS: Chicken: $5/doz. $12/flat (2 1/2 doz.)
Two new varieties this week: Purple & Austrian Crescents.
Also: Butterball, Red Skins, Yellow: $2/lb.
DRESSED BROILERS (frozen whole): $5.50/lb. (5-7 lbs) (state approx. size
Place orders via voice message at (231) 893-1311. Leave your name, phone
number and speak slow and clear.
Thanks so Much,
Stu and Connie
The Pasturage LLC of Montague
UPDATE: For this Saturday, August 21
· Pre-orders only! We will not have anything available for walk-up.
· Pick up your order from Connie at Scholl Farm. Tell her Thank You for me!
· We will not be accepting credit card this weekend. Exact change and/or check is acceptable.
· Thank you for your continued support!
Unfortunately, bacon will NOT be back this weekend. Look for a notice late next week about availability of bacon, the new pork cuts, and more varieties of pork sausage.
Available this week:
Breakfast links. $14.00lb. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Italian links. $14.00lb. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Bratwurst. $14.00lb. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Garlic Bratwurst. $14.00lb. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Boneless Shoulder Roast. $8.00lb. Braise, appraise and rave. Avg. 3.3
Bone-in Shoulder Roast. $8.00lb. Bone in, avg 2 – 2.75 lb per pkg
Neck Roast. $8.00lb. Wine and dine. Avg 2 lbs per pack.
Sirloin Roast. $14.00lb. Melt in your mouth amazing. 1 per pack, boneless, netted, avg. 1.2 lbs per pack.
Bone-in Leg of lamb. $10.00lb. Epitome of a roast. Around 4 lbs each.
Boneless Leg of lamb. $10.00lb. Any way you cut it: delicious. Netted, range 3-4 lbs. per pack.
Shanks, 2″. $10.00lb. Beautiful Osso Bucco. Three 2” pcs ea
Shanks, whole. $10.00lb. 2 whole shanks, avg 1.5 – 1.8 per pkg
Do not be afraid of
Lamb Kidney. *low stock, available as pre-order only* $5.00lb. 2 per pack, avg. 0.3 lbs per pack.
Lamb Tongue. $5.00lb. Everyone’s favorite… 3 per pack, avg .58
Lamb Heart. $5.00lb. Aorta be standard fare. Avg. 0.6 lbs per pkg.
Lamb Liver. $5.00lb. Conveniently pre-sliced in a reasonable package size. Avg 0.5lb
Cuts of the smaller variety
Half Rack. $14.00lb. Impressive cut, delectable meat. 4-5 ribs per pack, range 0.6-1.0 lbs. per pack.
OUT (back Aug. 28) Whole Rack. $14.00lb. Get ready to Grill!! 8-9 ribs per pack, range 1-1.75 lbs per pack.
Loin Chop. $14.00lb. Avg wt .47lbs
Rib Chop. $14.00lb. Tender dollar-coin size bone in. 2 per pkg, avg 0.36 lb
OUT Spare Ribs. $7.50lb. Not just for pork. Range 1.2-2.2 lbs per pack.
OUT (back Aug. 28) Leg steak. $12.00lb. 1 per pkg, bone-in, straight cut. .44 – .68lb
Shoulder Steak. $8.00lb. 2 steaks per pkg, .75 – 1.1lb ea
Sirloin Steak. $14.00lb. 1 per pkg, avg .77lb ea
Can’t go wrong freezer stand-by’s
Stew Meat. $12.00lb. 1lb pkg.
Ground Lamb. $12.00. Makes the best shepherd pie. 1lb tube
Andouille. $10.00ea. Classic creole style. 1lb pkg, 5 links per pkg.
Brats. $10.00ea. Classic recipe. 1lb pkg of 5 links.
OUT (back Aug. 28) Brats, Jalapeno. $10.00ea. Medium heat. 1lb pkg 5 links per pkg.
Chorizo. $10.00ea. Traditional Mexican style. 1lb pkg 5 links per pkg.
Italian Sausage Links. $10.00ea. More hot than sweet. 1lb, 5 links
Kielbasa. $10.00ea. German style. 1lb pkg, 5 links per pkg.
Bulk Breakfast sausage. $10.00ea. Same recipe as the links but in a 1 lb. tube.
OUT (back Aug. 28) Pork Butt Roast. $9.00lb. Halved. Just under 2 pounds.
OUT Pork Shoulder Roast. $9.00lb. Halved. Just over 2 pounds.
Do not be afraid of
Fat Back. $3.00lb. My favorite for deep frying.
Leaf fat. $5.00lb. Great for flaky pastry. 1.5 – 4lbs per pkg
Ham Hocks, smoked. $6.00lb Two hocks per pkg, range 0.5-1.5#
Hocks, fresh. $5.00lb. Two per pack, range 1.5-2lbs.
Pork Heart. $5.00lb. One per pkg. .75 – 1.25lb
Pork Kidney. *low stock, available as pre-order only* $5.00lb. One or two per pkg. .25 – .75lb
Pork Neck Bones. $4.00lb. Great for stock 8-12 2” pcs, 1.25 – 2lbs
Pork Liver. *low stock, available as pre-order only* $5.00lb. Clean flavor.
Trotters (aka pig feet). $5lb. Collagen-rich. Makes you look 10 years younger! 2 per pack. Avg. 0.75lbs per pack.
Cuts of the smaller variety
Ham Slice. $10.00/lb. So easy, practically serves itself for dinner.Range 0.75-1.5 lbs per pkg.
OUT Bacon. $10.00ea. Thick slice, hickory smoked. 1lb pkg
Pork Chops. $10.00lb. 3/4″ thick, 2 per pkg. Range 0.5 – 1.5lb
OUT (back Aug. 28) Pork Steak. $10.00lb. 3/4″ thick, 2 per pkg. Range 0.5-1.5lbs/pkg.
Can’t go wrong freezer stand-by’s
OUT (back Aug. 28) Ground Pork. $7.00ea. 1lb tube.
Text or call 231 288 6112
Please do so by Friday at 4pm. Look for a confirmation via whatever method you contacted me. Thank you!
Cash or check (made out to The Pasturage, LLC) on Saturday at pick up.
Thank you so much for your patronage.
Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. I will plan to get totals emailed out by 8:30pm. If you don’t get a response from me, please contact me. We accept cash or check payable to Pine Row Farm.
100% grass fed beef:
NY strip steaks $13.75/#
Rib steaks $13.75/# (ribeye, with bone)
Sirloin tip roasts $10/#
Ground sirloin $10/#
Sirloin sizzlers $10/#
Arm, rolled rump, or English roasts $7.50/#
Chuck roasts $7.50/#
Ground round $7/#
Ground beef $6.50/#
Stew meat $8/#
Short ribs $6.50/#
Soup bones $2/#
We sell by halves and quarters!
We have halves available for Saturday pick up, or there’s a waiting list for fall halves and quarters. Please contact us for more information!
Our poultry is all free range with certified organic feed available.
Aracauna chicken eggs: $6/dozen
We have the following honey:
Plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
Glass canning jars:
Half pint raw $6
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
Old fashioned boiled maple syrup, powered by wood! Glass jars only. Mother Hubbard’s maple syrup:
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup
Our Idaho Pasture Pigs are growing nicely while roaming a large fenced area behind the house. Our next batch of pork may well take until early 2022. We do already have a waiting list. Please contact us if you wish to be added. We sell pork by the half only.
See you Saturday!
Sarah (and Bill and the kids),
Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
PASTURED EGGS – Loads of eggs now! The new hens are really laying well. They are free range on fresh green grass.
$5.00 per dozen
New! Carrot Bunch $5.00
New! Dragon Red Carrot Bunch $5.00
New! Heirloom Tomatoes $3.00/lb
New! Swiss Chard $3.00 a bunch
New! Laccinato Kale $5.00
New! Winterbor Kale $5.00
PASTURED CHICKEN New! Batch of chickens!
Broth pack $4.00/lb
Butt Roasts $8.00/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $8.50/lb
Ribs $8.00/lb quartered slabs.
Italian Brats $9.00/lb
New! Peach Crumb Top Pie $15.00
New! Peach Galette $8.00 (8inch)
New! Blueberry Coffee Cake $8.00 (8 inch square)
New! Ginger Apricot Granola $5.00 bag
New! Carrot Cake made with our own carrots! 8×8 $10.00
Ultimate Granola made with organic oats, coconut, cranberries, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, olive oil and maple syrup. $5.00 bag
Cinnamon Rolls 4pack $5.00
Morning Glory Muffins $3.00
Pizza Crusts $5.00
Breakfast Cookies $3.00
Spinach and Cheddar Quiche $14.00 GF or Regular.
Please send order via email firstname.lastname@example.org or l
Have a great week,
Liberty Family Farm
The Woven Farmstead of Muskegon
Products I’ll have Available for both pre-order & walk up on Saturday are:
Bundles+bunches $3 each or 3 for $8
-red Russian kale
-dwarf blue kale
-purple curly kale
-green curly kale
-green and purple basil blend
-assorted summer squash
-Lunch Box Peppers
-small red onions
Please send pre-orders by email to:
I accept the following:
Checks can be made out to Samantha Otto
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. No Tolerance For Bitter Coffee…..EVER!
Individual cups of fresh brewed coffee available for $3 each. Note: if you add condiments to your coffee you will need to bring them along with you.
Preorders accepted until Friday 6:00pm. Send orders to chad.s@3Speedcoffee.com
Payment by check payable to Three Speed Coffee, or cash at Saturday Market pickup.
Coffee Price & Sizes (Please specify Whole, or Ground)
8oz – $9.00
14 oz – $15
Bali Blue Moon
Mocha Java Blend
We have lots of large coffee bags, burlap printed with unique coffee labels, for $5.00 ea.
Three Speed Coffee
Winner Best Coffee honors in the 2020 People’s Choice of West MI Awards!
Chad & Lori Shepard
If you missed putting in a Tuesday deadline preorder we will have limited breads and pastries available for walkup.
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery
NOVA Bakery of Muskegon
Addy will return next Saturday on August 28th.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR How to Pre-Order
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 by email 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.
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