Sweetwater Saturday July 18th One Hour Drive Through Pre-Order Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

DRIVE-THROUGH Pre-Order Market
Saturday, July 18th, 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:
As per Governor Whitmers Executive Order #2020-147 regarding masks to be worn in public spaces: Our Covid19 policy has always required that all vendors wear masks when meeting the public during the hour of our market. While many of our customers wear masks, not all do and we have not required it. We feel that because customers stay in their vehicles while picking up their farmers market orders that we are adhering to this new policy. We are seeking clarification on that now and will keep everyone informed if our policy needs to change. The governor’s order is here: https://content.govdelivery.com/attachments/MIEOG/2020/07/10/file_attachments/1492866/EO%202020-147%20Emerg%20order%20-%20Masks.pdf
And again, we SO APPRECIATE your willingness to help make this work for all of us!

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, July 18th:
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 vehicleWe 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. It’s very helpful if you make two signs, one for each side, so that way vendors don’t have to cross back and forth in front of your vehicle to see your list.
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 July 18th

Summer Blend Gardens of Coopersville
Deadline 8pm Thursday.
“I never met a bean I didn’t like.” – Lois Koch
We have green beans, but these and much of the other produce is limited. First come, first serve . . . Marty will make projections to respond back on all orders daily, but will give the final confirmation and pricing to everyone on Thursday night. We have to conserve the
lettuce for the SBG Salad Mixes for the next few weeks. Purslane is the new offering for July. This heart-healthy local wild plant is often pulled as a weed, but a weed is just a plant in the wrong place. Purslane has a whole host of basic nutrients and is abundant in Omega- 3s with antioxidant attributes. Scads of recipes are available on the internet.
We can accept orders by 8:00 pm on Thursday. Our email address is
sbgsweetwater@gmail.com . You will receive a confirmation email with total amount duein a timely manner. We accept credit card, cash (in a sealed envelope – your name on it,
please), or check (made out to Martin Alexander).
$3 a quart Green Beans (limit of two quarts per customer)
$3 a bundle Kale bundles (Choose: Scarlet or Curley or Lacinato or Thousandhead)
$4 a bag Microgreens (Choose: Corn, Sunflower, Peas, and $3 Microgreen Medley sampler pack (a little smaller).
$5 big bag Summer Blend Salad Mix (with nasturtiums)
$4 big bag Greens Bag Mix (Chard, Kales, Collards)
$1 each Zucchini (probably just a few – nice size: not too small, not too big)
$3 each Kohlrabi
$3 a batch Purslane
$3 for sprigs Dill:  Loosely packed one cup volume. Larger amounts please ask and we can do a price break.
$3 small bag Cilantro (a lot of tops, turning to coriander)
$3 small bag Mint
$3 small bag Parsley
Much appreciation from Doug & Marty and here’s our email address again:sbgsweetwater@gmail.com . Questions, details, or if there are problems getting your order in, please feel free to call or text Marty at 616-514-0231.

Michigan’s Finest Mushrooms
I will have the following:
Shiitake (fresh)
$15 per lb
$8 per 1/2 lb
Reishi (dried)
$5 per oz
Will be foraging this week and will advise if anything is captured.
If paying by check please pay to George Simikowski.
Michigan’s Finest Mushrooms

Grandson Gardens of West Olive
Deadline Friday 7pm.
To order please email grandsonsgardens@gmail.com. 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 Check payable to: Grandsons Gardens
Saturday we will be bringing:
Everything Mix $5 per bag
Arugula   $5 Per Bag
Braising Mix $4 Per Bundle
Kale $4 per Bundle
Summer Squash and Zucchini $1.50 each 
Pickles 3 for $2
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
To order please email grandsonsgardens@gmail.com. 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 Check payable to: Grandsons Gardens
Please look for produce updates on the Grandsons Gardens Facebook Page
Russ Tiles

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:
Ribeye $14/#
Rib steaks $14/#
NY strip steaks $13.75/#
Sirloin steaks $10/#
Skirt and flank steaks $8/# (1 each available)
Round steaks $7/#
Sirloin tip roasts $10/#(1 left)
Chuck and arm roasts $7.50/#
Ground beef $6.50/#
Short ribs $6.50/#
Shank $5/#
Heart $4/#
Suet $1/#
Tongue $5.50/#
Soup bones $2/#
We have muscovy, duck, and guinea eggs. Our poultry is free range and has certified organic feed available from neighboring Heritage Organics. Duck and muscovy eggs are $8/dozen, and guinea eggs are $3.50/dozen.
We have the following honey.
Plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
2# $12
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup 
Maple syrup is back at market, this time from the Kasza family in the heart of Oceana county. Glass containers.
Quarts $16
Pints $10
Fall Whole Broiler Chicken 
Watch for updates on your orders here.
Fall Pork
We are raising these with certified organic feed from Heritage Organics, and selling them only by halves. Please include your phone number with orders. Halves will be later than anticipated. We’ve secured processing for October 28.
We hope you and your families are all doing well. We were thankful for the recent rain. Pastures were drying up, causing us to feed bales to cattle and be concerned about bees finding suitable flowers to harvest nectar from.
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 girls are outside daily: grazing, picking, scratching and taking dust baths. Their diet is supplemented with Certified Organic feed.
We have oodles of Chicken Eggs in a rainbow of colors.
Duck eggs are also available (limited supply).
$12.00/flat (2 1/2 doz)
$10.00/doz Duck eggs
RHUBARB  $2.00/lb.
CHICKEN BROILERS – Pre-order to reserve your whole, dressed, chicken. Pick-up for freshly processed birds will be in mid-July!
Weights will vary from 4 to 7 lbs.  Specify approximate weight when ordering. Raised humanely. Our broilers are free to roam outside daily and their diet is supplemented with Certified Organic Grain from Heritage Organics. $5.00/lb.
– Place order by calling (231) 893-1311
– Place cash or check (payable to STU SCHOLL) in an envelope.
Thanks be with you.  The Hens.

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
Pre-Orders only, by Friday noon, please.  Email earthscapefarm@gmail.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.
VEGETABLES:  GARLIC SCAPES 1# FOR $5.  We will update on Friday to let you know if we have other vegetables available.
T Bone Steak  $13/ lb.  2 per package
Sirloin Steak  $10/lb.   1 per  package  BONE IN ~ ON SALE $9 / LB.
Kabob beef $7 per 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
Chuck Roast $7.50 per lb.
Ground Beef  $6.50/lb.   ~ 1# packages
Liver $4/lb
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
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery
Garden Offerings
Carrots $ 4.00
Red Russian Kale $ 4.00
Winterbor $4.00
Laccinato Kale $4.00
Red Norland Potatoes $5.00 qt.
Green Heirloom Lettuce $4.00
Cucumbers $1.50
Cabbage $ 4.00
Stir Fry Bags ( peas, zucchini, broccoli, carrots, garlic scapes) $7.00
New!! Zucchini (6inch avg.) $5.00 qt.
New!! Green Beans $5.00 qt.
New!! Caprese Pack – Yes! tomatoes are coming!! (2 tomatoes & a bunch of basil) add mozzarella or use on our pizza crusts! LIMITED THIS WEEK
Whole Chicken $5.00 lb
Breasts $10.25
Thighs $6.00
Drumsticks $5.75
Wings $5.75
New! Maple Sage Chicken Sausage- Great for breakfast patties! $ 10.00 lb.
New! Italian Chicken Brats $11.00 lb.
New! Italian Chicken Bulk Sausage $10.00 lb.
PASTURED EGGS $4.00 dozen
ground beef $7.50 lb. limited
more coming soon!
Nitrate Free Ham Hocks- great for baked beans! $ 6.50 lb
NEW! Zucchini Bread $7.00
Cinnamon Oatmeal Bread $6.00
Oatmeal Bread $5.00
Pizza Crusts $5.00
Morning Glory Muffins $3.00
Paleo Cookies $3.50
Breakfast Cookies ( all flavors & GF) $3.00
Brats Buns $ 5.00
Banana Bread $7.00
Lemon Poppy Seed Bread $7.00
GF Shortcake $ 5.00
GF Sandwich Bread $ 7.00
Granola $5.00
Spinach & Cheddar Quiche $ 14.00 $5.00
FRESH FLOWER BOUQUETS $16.00 buy one and get a small bouquet free for a friend! Spread some cheer!!
Please send order to libertyff@gmail.com by THURSDAY evening, Friday 12 noon at the latest. We will send a detailed invoice on Friday evening. Pay through Square link or bring exact change and check to market. Have a great week!!!
~The Wrights

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
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:
Please email
Phone orders also welcome. (Hilde—231-873-9820)
BREADS Available for Pre-Order for Saturday, July 18th:
Elbridge Parmesan Olive $8.00
Cobmoosa Onion Rye $7.00
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan $9.50
Homesteader’s Wheat $6.00
Michigander $6.00
Oceana Round $6.00
Third Coast Three Seed $7.00
Griff’s 8 Grain $7.00
Annie’s Raisin Spice $7.00
Kamut $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 July 18th:
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
Blueberry Scones
Pecan Date Scones
Double Chocolate Scones
Peanut Butter Granola $9.00
Mountain Crunch Granola $9.00
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery

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:
Peru Lima
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.

Our Chocolatier Returns!
NOVA Bakery of Muskegon
NOVA is back! I have missed you all dearly. I will have the following available for pre-order:
Buckwheat Bars (GF/soy-free/all organic): a delicious combination of toasted buckwheat and chewy chocolate brownie, 2 pack: $4
Pecan Sandies (GF/egg free/all organic): tender buttery cookie with chopped organic pecans and hand-crafted GF flour blend, $2 each
-Chocolate Bars:
1. Dark Raspberry Hemp Seed (GF/DF/vegan/soy-free): 72% fair-trade chocolate, organic freeze-dried raspberries and toasted organic hemp seeds (excellent source of iron, magnesium and omega 3!!), $4 each
2. Dark/White Raspberry (GF/soy-free): 72%, organic white chocolate, organic freeze-dried raspberries and beautifully designed!, $4 each
3. Dark Manuka Honey (GF/DF/soy-free): 10+ MGO manuka honey surrounded by 72% fair-trade chocolate. Manuka honey is an amazing product shown to aid in the following: heal cuts and scrapes, clear infections, ease stomach aches, improve digestion and boost immunity!!, $4 each
Please send orders by Wednesday July 15 by 10pm
Please text or email/msg me with orders and any questions or special requests!!
Phone: 614-216-2546
Email: addy@novasupernaturalbakery.com
Payment can be accepted by: venmo app, paypal app, credit card (I will call and complete over the phone) or cash or checks payable to NOVA at pick up in an envelope.
Check out my social media for pictures this week!
IG: #novasupernaturalbakery
FB: @NOVA.bakery1

Sweetwater Curated Local Foods
Deadline on Pre-Orders Thursday noon
First week!
Organic Blueberries of West Olive

These are the same berries we had at market last summer and we loved ‘em! Vicki Carini tells us her organic certification will be arriving by the end of summer. Bluecrop blueberries available in quarts for $5.00 each, 10lb box for $45.
The Brinery of Ann Arbor
Tempeh, frozen. 1lb pkg $5.00
Rose Products Tofu of Ann Arbor
OG Extra Firm Tofu From Michigan organic soybeans $3.00 lb
Omena Organics of Omena
OG Honeycrisp Apple Juice. Super sweet. 32oz glass jar.$4.00
OG Cannellini Beans 15oz can $2.50 ea
OG Garbanzo Beans 15oz can $2.50 ea
MYCOPIA Mushrooms of Scottville
Chef Sampler $6.00 ea limited supply
Food for Thought OG Preserves, Salsas & Sauces
OG Garden Salsa 12 oz $6.00 ea
OG Cherry Raspberry or 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 12oz $10.50 ea
Idyll Farm Cheese of Northport
Fresh pastured goat cheese
Garlic & Herb limited supply
Deadline is Thursday Noon.
Send orders to:  sweetwaterlocalfoods@gmail.com
Payment: You will receive an invoice Friday to pay online. If that is not an option for you please plan to pay by check payable to Diana Jancek, or cash in a sealed envelope please, at Saturday pickup, and thanks!

Returning soon!

J&J Tortilla of Hopkins
Hello all –
We will be currently taking orders for the August 1st market.
The order deadline will be Monday July 27th at 5pm.
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!
Product List:
Tortillas / 6 per pack
Kamut $4.50
Spelt $4.50
Spinach Garlic $4.00
Tomato Basil $4.00
Whole $3.50
Whole Large $6.00
White $3.50
White Large $6.00
Taco Seasoning $5.00
Jason & Jaclyn
J&J Tortilla Co.
hopkins, mi 49328

Earthkeeper Farm of Kent City
Will be back soon, look for a post from us in August.
Rachelle Bostwick
Earthkeeper Farm
Owner & Farmer

Bodhi Tree Juice Co of Grand Haven
We will be back soon. In the meantime if you are looking for our juice go to the website or you may email at: juice@bodhitreejuiceco.com or text 616-638-4541. For a list of juices go here: https://bodhitreejuiceco.com/juice-menu

Shady Side Farm of Holland
For best results and current inventory of our beans, corn meal and lamb cuts, please pre-order through the website between Tuesday evening and Friday at noon. Indicate in the comments/notes section that you would like to pickup at Sweetwater when we return. Email orders also work, but there are more moving parts and it’s easier for me to miss a step.
Shady Side Farm

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