Sweetwater Saturday July 4th One Hour Drive Through Pre-Order Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

DRIVE-THROUGH Pre-Order Market
Saturday, July 4th, 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:

We know that this 4th of July will be different than most, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have a great fresh, local & organic feast!
Sweetwater will be open this Saturday for our One Hour Pre-Order Drive Up Market from 10am – 11am! We’ll have plenty of fresh veggies, meats, cheeses & breads plus a whole lot more!
Thanks again to all of you who have gone the extra distance to make this market work. We really are all in this together. Wishing you and your family a happy Independence Day!

Here are the steps to take to secure your place in line this coming Saturday, July 4th:

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 4th

Summer Blend Gardens of Coopersville
Deadline 8pm Thursday.
New this week are Scallions. They are bundled in groups of 4-5 and this first batch is tender and flavorful. Hope to see you this Independence Day Weekend!
We can accept orders by 8:00 pm on Thursday. Our email address is now sbgsweetwater@gmail.com . 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).
$3 a bundle Kale bundles (Scarlet/Redbor Mixed Bundle)
$3 pt. Sugar Snap & Snow Peas Mixed
(edible pods, good for salads, a stir fry, or just noshing)
$3 a bundle Scallions (limited)
$3 or 2 for $5 Lettuce Heads (limited) Butter crunch and Red Romaine
$4 a bag Microgreens (Radish, Corn, Sunflower, Peas, and The Microgreen Medley sampler pack is a little smaller, $3 for a container)
$5 big bag Summer Blend Salad Mix (with nasturtiums)
$4 big bag Greens Bag Mix (Chard, Kales, Collards)
$3 for 5 Garlic Scapes
$4 bunch Radishes (French Breakfast)
$3 small bag Cilantro
$3 small bag Parsley (Triple Curl)
Thanks from Doug & Marty and here’s our email address again:
sbgsweetwater@gmail.com , 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
Shiitake will be about half of my usual harvest, and will advise by Wednesday what I expect to have available.
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 6/20 we will be bringing:
Big kale bundles $4
Collard greens $4
Baby bok Choi $4
Arugula $5 per bag
Everything mix $5 per bag
Baby kale $5 per bag
Lettuce mix $5 per bag
Young onions $3 per bundle
Young shallots $3 per bundle
Herbs $3 per bundle (parsley, sage, or basil)
Snap peas $3 per bag
Snow peas $3 per bag
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.
Please note a variety of new items that follow.
100% grass fed beef:
Please include a target weight for me as these packages run smaller than usual. Thanks.
Ribeye $14/#
NY strip steaks $13.50/#
T-bone steaks $13.75/# (1 left!)
Round steaks $7/# (3 left!)
Sirloin tip roasts $10/#
Ground sirloin $10/#
Ground round $7/#
Rolled rump, chuck, and arm roasts $6.50/#
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, in plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
2# $12
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; I’ll be placing the chick order this week!
Fall Pork
Our piglets arrived at the farm Saturday! We are raising them with certified organic feed from Heritage Organics, and selling them only by halves. Please include your phone number with orders. Our target date for these is September.
We hope you and your families are all doing well, and have been able to enjoy the beautiful weather. Thanks,
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
We will be at market on Saturday, July 4th  Pre-Orders only, by Friday noon, please.   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.  
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.
WE ALSO HAVE QUARTERS FOR SALE!  They will be available in August or early September.
GRASS FED BEEF BY THE PACKAGE: Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com.
Tenderloin $20 / lb. 2 per package  1 PACKAGE
Porterhouse $14/lb 1 per package
T Bone Steak  $13/ lb.  2 per package
Rib Steaks $12 /lb. 2 per package   1 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
Brisket $8 per lb.  1 LEFT
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.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

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, June 27th:
Elbridge Parmesan Olive $8.00
Honey Oat $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 June 27th:
VANILLA SHORTCAKES $2.50 each (Perfect for strawberry shortcake!)
Deep Mud Brownies  $3.50 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)
Morning Buns $3.50 each (A hearty cinnamon roll made with our Honey Oat dough, ground pecans, organic butter, Demerara brown sugar, and a splash of orange oil).
SCONES:  $3.00 each
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Blueberry Scones
Cranberry Orange Scones
Lovely Lemon Scones
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.

Sweetwater Curated Local Foods
Deadline is Wednesday at 10:00am.
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!
All produce from Certified Organic Michigan farms.
The Brinery of Ann Arbor
Traditional Tempeh 1lb. $5.00
Made with organic, non-GMO Michigan soybeans.
Rose Products Tofu of Ann Arbor
OG Extra Firm Tofu From Michigan organic soybeans $3.00 lb
Second Spring Farm of Cedar
Red Beets $2.50 lb
Omena Organics of Omena
New! OG Honeycrisp Apple Juice! 32oz $4.00
OG Cannellini Beans 15oz can $2.50 ea
OG Garbanzo Beans 15oz can $2.50 ea
MI Farm to Freezer
OG Frozen Blueberries. 2 lb. bag $10.00
MYCOPIA Mushrooms of Scottville
Chef Sampler $6.00 ea
Food for Thought OG Preserves, Salsas & Sauces
OG Garden Salsa 12 oz $6.00 ea
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
Plain, Garlic & Herb, Lavender Honey or Fennel Pollen 4oz $4.00 ea
Aged cheeses
Idyllweiss round 4 oz $6.00
Mont Idyll 5 oz $6.50
Camembert 7 oz $7.00
Back in stock! Idyll Gris – Wheel $15.00

Returning soon!

J&J Tortilla of Hopkins
Hello all –
We will be currently taking orders for the July 11th market.
The order deadline will be July 6th 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
hopkins, mi 49328

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
We’re having a “stay-cation” for the 4th, we’ll be back on the 11th!
Hope you have happy and safe 4th of July!

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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