Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Pre-Order, Drive Through & Walk-In Product List
Saturday, June 12th 2021
10:00am to 12:00noon
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Please welcome a new farm to the market this week: Allen & Elsie Kaufman of Kaufman Produce of Newaygo! They will be bringing Certified Organic strawberries this week so plan to come early if you want some!
A reminder that for most vendors, pre-orders are still the best way to get the products you want, and also assures your farmers and food producers of enough guaranteed sales to make the trip to market worthwhile. As the summer season rolls in you will see plenty of products available for walk-in purchase as well. We will send a Friday Update email listing those additional products available without preorder.
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 Order & Pick Up at Market. Payment is accepted online when you preorder, or cash/check at time of pickup. We will also be sending out a Friday update email for a list of what can be purchased by parking & walking in on Saturday, without preordering.
Vendors attending Saturday June 12th :
Kaufman’s Produce of Newaygo
Beginning in 2015, Allen Kaufman left his job at a sawmill to pursue his dream of farming full time. He and his wife Elsie both grew up on dairy farms and now, along with their 5 children, are raising about 10 acres of vegetables, melons & strawberries on their farm in Newaygo. They are Certified Organic through Global Organic Alliance.
Please note: Allen is not set up to take preorders this week so he will have the following produce available for walk-in purchase:
Crunchy King Radishes
Buttercrunch Lettuce, large heads
Winterbor Curly Kale
Mund Farm of Rothbury – LAST WEEK FOR…
CERTIFIED ORGANIC ASPARAGUS for this Saturday
Prices: 1-3 lbs. @ $3.50 ea.; 4-10 lbs. @ $3.00 ea.; 11+ lbs. @ $2.50 ea.
Pre-order – Via email, by Thursday, 8:00 PM to; email@example.com.
Please look for the return confirmation email with Order# to be displayed and payment
by check to Greg Mund or cash in an envelope.
The Woven Farmstead of Muskegon
The Woven Farmstead is a half acre urban farm in Muskegon, MI growing a wide variety of veggies, herbs, and cut flowers, as well as raising chickens and quail for eggs. All products are Certified Naturally Grown, and grown with love.
To learn more about the farm, and the trifecta as a whole, visit: www.thewoventrifecta.com
Products I’ll have Available for Saturday are:
New! GREENS! Bundles+bunches $3 each or 3 for $8
Red Russian kale
Dwarf Blue kale
Rosie Asian greens
Garden Seedlings $3 each or 4 for $10
– dwarf blue kale
– red Russian kale
-bright lights Swiss chard
-fordhook Swiss chard
-rhubarb Swiss chard
– beefsteak tomato
-striped German tomato
-Cherokee purple tomato
– jambalaya okra
Quail Eggs – $5 per dozen
Please send pre-orders by email to:
I accept the following:
Checks can be made out to Samantha Otto
The Pasturage LLC of Montague
Julie Engel owns and operates The Pasturage, LLC. Our pigs and sheep range on 40 acres in Montague, MI. The pigs eat certified organic grain (75% corn, 25% soy), are born on the farm, primarily roam in the woods, and get hay and baleage in the winter. The sheep are 100% grass-fed, are moved daily to a new paddock in the summer, and are also born on the farm.
Highlight of the week: Here’s my sage advice for cooking meat: cultivate an herb garden. Using fresh herbs in your dishes really makes them come alive. I believe people love sausage because the herbs are already mixed in. We’ve done just that for you with our newest product: lamb sausage! We have breakfast links, Italian links, and regular and garlic brats. Perfect for pork averse people.
Available this week:
Spare Ribs. $7.50lb. Not just for pork. Range 1.2-2.2 lbs per pack.
Lamb Kidney. $5.00lb. 2 per pack, avg. 0.3 lbs per pack.
Boneless Shoulder Roast. $8.00lb. Braise, appraise and rave. Avg. 3.3
Neck Roast. $8.00lb. Wine and dine. Avg 2 lbs per pack.
Lamb Tongue. $5.00lb. Everyone’s favorite… 3 per pack, avg .58
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. 4 lbs each.
Lamb Heart. $5.00lb. Aorta be standard fare. Avg. 0.6 lbs per pkg.
Boneless Leg of lamb. $10.00lb. Any way you cut it: delicious. Netted, range 3-4 lbs. per pack.
Half Rack. $10.00lb. Impressive cut, delectable meat. 4-5 ribs per pack, range 0.6-1.0 lbs. per pack.
Whole Rack. $10.00lb. Get ready to Grill!! 8-9 ribs per pack, range 1-1.75 lbs per pack.
Brisket. $8.00lb. Corned lamb. Avg .36lbs per pkg
Ground Lamb. $12.00. Makes the best shepherd pie. 1lb tube
Leg steak. $12.00lb. 2 per pkg, bone-in, straight cut. .44 – .68lb
Liver. $5.00lb. Avg 0.5lb
Loin Chop. $14.00lb. Avg wt .47lbs
Rib Chop. $14.00lb. Tender dollar-coin size bone in. 2 per pkg, avg 0.36 lb
Shanks, 2″. $10.00lb. Beautiful Osso Bucco. 4 – 6 2” pcs ea
Shanks, whole. $10.00lb. 2 whole shanks, avg 1.5 – 1.8 per pkg
Shoulder Roast. $8.00lb. Bone in, avg 2 – 2.75 lb per pkg
Shoulder Steak. $8.00lb. 2 steaks per pkg, .75 – 1.1lb ea
Sirloin Steak. $14.00lb. 2 per pkg, avg .77lb ea
Stew Meat. $12.00lb. 1lb pkg.
Breakfast links. $14.00ea. 1# package, natural casings.
Italian links. $14.00ea. 1# package, natural casings.
Bratwurst. $14.00ea. 1# package, natural casings.
Garlic Bratwurst. $14.00ea. 1# package, natural casings.
Ham Slice. $10.00/lb. So easy, practically serves itself for dinner.Range 0.75-1.5 lbs per pkg.
Bulk Breakfast sausage. $10.00ea. Same recipe as the links but in a 1 lb. tube.
Andouille. $10.00ea. Classic creole style. 1lb pkg, 5 links per pkg.
Bacon. $11.00ea. Thick slice, hickory smoked. 1lb pkg
Brats. $10.00ea. Classic recipe. 1lb pkg of 5 links.
Brats, Jalapeno. $10.00ea. Medium heat. 1lb pkg 5 links per pkg.
Chorizo. $10.00ea. Traditional Mexican style. 1lb pkg 5 links per pkg.
Fat Back $3.00lb
Ground Pork $7.00ea. 1lb tube.
Ham, Whole, Smoked $8.00 per lb Range 3-5.5 lbs each.
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.
Italian Sausage Links. $10.00ea. More hot than sweet. 1lb, 5 links
Kielbasa. $10.00ea. German style. 1lb pkg, 5 links per pkg.
Leaf fat. $5.00lb. Great for flaky pastry. 1.5 – 4lbs per pkg
Loin Roast. $10.00lb. Bone-in. Range 1.5 – 2.75lb
Pork Chops. $10.00lb. 1” OR 3/4″ thick, 2 per pkg. Range 0.5 – 1.5lb
Pork Heart. $5.00lb. One per pkg. .75 – 1.25lb
Pork Kidney. $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. $5.00lb. Clean flavor.
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.
Or I can email you an online link to pay via credit card beforehand.
Thank you so much for your patronage.
Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
New! Fresh Cut Flower Bouquets! A mixed Peony Bouquet Large $20.00 Small $10.00
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
Hoop House Veggies
New! Green Salanova Buttercrunch lettuce $5.00
New! Baby Romaine Lettuce $5.00
New! French Breakfast Radishes $5.00
Red leaf lettuce $5.00
Green Heirloom Lettuce $5.00
PASTURED CHICKEN & Turkey
New! Ground Turkey $9.00/lb (1lb pkg.)
New! Garlic Basil Turkey $12.00/lb (1 lb. pkg)
Broth pack $4.00/lb
New! Shoulder Roasts $8.00/lb
New! Ground Pork $7.00/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $8.50/lb
Ribs $8.00/lb quartered slabs.
New! Asparagus & Cheddar Galettes $8.00
New! Asparagus Cheddar & Onion Quiche $14.00 GF or Reg
New! Ginger Apricot Granola $5.00 bag
New! Blueberry Muffins Jumbo $3.00 organic blueberry
New! Rhubarb cake 8×8 $8.00
Cinnamon Rolls 4pack $5.00
Dinner Rolls 7×7 9 rolls $5.00 soft and buttery
Ultimate Granola made with organic oats, coconut, cranberries, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, olive oil and maple syrup. $5.00 bag
Pizza Crusts $5.00
Breakfast Cookies $3.00
Spinach and Cheddar Quiche $14.00 GF or RegularNew!! Hand Painted Cards by Theodora & Vivian $5.00 designs will include Springtime flowers.
Please send order via email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and and we will send an invoice on Friday evening through the email. Feel free to pay with cash or check on Saturday. Please call if you don’t get a confirmation on your order in 24 hours. Thank you very much!
Have a great week,
Liberty Family Farm
Scholl Farms of Montague
Please Note: We cannot accept pre-orders this week so please plan to arrive early to get your eggs, rhubarb & purple asparagus this week. Thanks!
Purple Asparagus $4 a lb.
Rhubarb. 1lb $2.50
EGGS, Chicken – in a rainbow of colors
Our laying hens have access to the outside daily: As to going outside….ducks act like otters in snow, whereas chickens get cold feet and are more reluctant. Their diet of organic apples, pumpkins, squash, brassicas (kale, cabbage, collards, and Brussels sprout plants) and second cutting hay is supplemented with Certified Organic Layer Feed.
$12.00/flat (2 1/2 doz.)
In Gratitude – The Hens.
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/#
Sirloin tip roasts $10/#
Chuck roasts $7.50/#
Stew meat $8/#
Short ribs $6.50/#
Soup bones $2/#
We are accepting orders for halves and quarters that will be ready in July. Please contact us for more information!
Our poultry is all free range with certified organic feed available.
Aracauna chicken eggs: $6/dozen, or 4 dozen for $20.
Duck eggs: $9/dozen
American Buff Goose eggs: $3 each or 2 for $5. $25/dozen
We have a limited number of turkey, Muscovy, and guinea eggs. Please contact me if interested.
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),
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
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 1 small quarter of beef for sale. We can bring it to Market for $575. We have 1 larger quarter ready at Ebels Market in Falmouth.
We have potted Thyme plants for $2 each.
Eggs! Fed Organic laying mash from Heritage Farms. $5 per dozen
We are fully stocked with BEEF! Order the specialty cuts now! 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
Porterhouse $14/lb 1 per package
New York Strip $14 / lb 2 per package
Rib Eye Steak $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
Hanger Steak $10 / lb 1 per package OUT
Stew Meat $7 per lb.
Kabob beef $7 per lb. Grill for a nice summer dinner!
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
Rolled Rump, English and Arm Roast $8.00/lb. 2 – 3.5 # each
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
Short Ribs $5 per lb.
Liver $4/lb ON SALE $3.50 PER LB.
Heart $3 per lb.
Tongue $3.50 per lb.
Oxtail $5 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
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery of Hart
Please consider donating a PAY IT FORWARD LOAF ($6).
We bake 30 loaves each week for a Muskegon food pantry—and your generosity is what makes
this possible! Donate at orderLT.com
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, June 12th:
Chili Cheddar $8.00
Cobmoosa Onion Rye $7.00
Oceana Rolls (Soft roll–great for burgers, butter, or little sandwiches!) 5 rolls for $6
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 a local food pantry) $6.00
PASTRIES Available for Pre-Order Saturday, June 12th:
Morning Buns $4.00 each (A hearty cinnamon roll with ground pecans and orange oil)
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)
Vanilla Shortcakes: $2.50 each
SCONES: $3.00 each
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Double Chocolate Scones
Pecan Date Scones
Mountain Crunch Granola $9.00
Peanut Butter Granola $9.00
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery
Three Speed Coffee of Grand Haven
Please note: We will not be at the market on June 19th.
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!
Coming Saturday just in time for warmer weather! Cold Brew!
Also: 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
Sweetwater Curated Local Foods of Muskegon
Deadline for preorder this week is Wednesday noon. Please email back at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks!
Rosewood Products of Ann Arbor
OG Tofu, Extra Firm 1lb pkg $3.00
New! Fraser Tea of Ann Arbor
Spicy Chocolate Chai Organic Pu-Erh Tea. 12 sachets $6.50. Individual Sachets $1.00 Pu-erh tea, cinnamon, cocoa nibs, chili peppers, orange peel, ginger, cardamom, peppercorn
The Brinery of Ann Arbor
Fennel Love Kraut. Green cabbage, apples, carrots, gold beets, fennel, fennel seed kraut. 24oz $7.50
Storm Cloud Kraut $7.25
Sea Stag Kraut $7.25
JKC Spicy Carrot Pickles $6.50
Hot Holy Matrimony 5oz $6.00 habanero peppers, distilled vinegar, carrots, onions, garlic, filtered water, sea salt
Mycopia Mushrooms of Scottville
OG Chef Sampler Mix of Trumpet Royal, Velvet Pioppini, Brown/Alba Clamshell 8 oz $6.00
Naturally Nutty Nut Butters of Traverse City
OG Smooth Peanut Butter 12 oz $5.50 ea
OG Crunchy Peanut Butter 12oz $5.50 ea
OG Almond Butter 12oz $10.50
OG Pepita Sunflower Butter 12oz $6.50
Idyll Farms Cheese of Northport
Fresh pastured goat cheese
Plain, Fennel Pollen, Garlic & Herb, Lavender Honey 4oz $4.00 ea
Gris Puck 4oz $5.50 ea Inspired by the same size and shape of a hockey puck, it’s the same great ash ripened, cave aged beauty that won a best in class 1st place at the 2019 American Cheese Society contest
Camembert $7.00 ea under the bloomy, downy white rind is a delicate, mushroomy, rich flavored paste, developing an oozy middle as it ages.
Mont Idyll $6.00 ea Named a “Best Artisanal Cheese” by Food & Wine Magazine. The soft ripened rind is delicately painted with vegetable ash. Fluffy, smooth and citric when young, it evolves into a firmer interior with a developed creamline under the rind as it ages.
Idyllweiss Round Dual milk made with Idyll Goat milk and a splash of organic cow cream, this soft-ripened round is buttery rich and creamy with a wrinkled rind. Young, it is sweet and delicate, developing a touch of heat as it ages. 4oz $6.00
Idyll Gris Wheel $15.00 ea
Ludwig Farmstead Creamery of Fifthian, IL
All cheese comes in 4-5 oz wedges for $6.00 each.
Kickapoo is a semi-hard, raw milk cheese reminiscent of an aged Parmesan. It has a distinctive green rind.
Vermilion River Blue. a triple cream cheese with a soft creamy texture punctuated with gentle notes of blue.
Sangamon Double Cream. Made with day-fresh milk and added cream, Sangamon melts well as a recipe ingredient.
Jakes Havarti. A raw milk, semi-soft cheese that melts well, favorite of the founder Jacob Ludwig.
Jakes Havarti Herb. Dill, garlic, and chervil give this semi soft creamy cheese a fresh herb taste.
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 Sweetwater Curated, or cash at Saturday pickup, and thanks!
Forest Finds will return Saturday 19th. In the meantime, check out the Etsy shop at Etsy.com/shop/Forestfindslove
or contact me at ForestFinds@yahoo.com
Call or text 616-834-3233
We will return to market soon.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR How to Pre-Order (for both Drive Through & Park & Walk-in)
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.
3. Market Day for Park & Walk-in. Please see the map for where you will need to park and enter the market space. You may pick up your pre-orders from each vendor & purchase from additional vendors who have extra products.
4. Market Day For Drive Through Pre-Orders: Please see the market map with arrows indicating which way you should plan to approach the market. You are basically going to come in to the market the same way as before and then circle the perimeter of the vendor area, exiting the same way you come in. We will also have signs to help point you in the right direction.
5. (Drive Through) 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.
6. Have your trunk, or designated area of your car ready to receive your goods. A cooler is suggested for refrigerated & frozen items.
7. As you are driving 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.
Covid Policy. As of May 29th, even though there is now no requirement for vaccinated adults to wear masks, all vendors will have masks and will wear them when customers wear masks. In this time of transition we ask that everyone be cautious about distancing and please don’t attend if you don’t feel well! Thanks!
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