Sweetwater Saturday June 27th One Hour Pre-Order Drive Through Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

DRIVE-THROUGH Pre-Order Market
Saturday, June 27th, 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 continue to be grateful for your cooperation in helping make this One Hour Pre-Order Drive Up Market work! Please know that we are having many discussions amongst ourselves about how we can bring a more traditional Farmers Market vibe back while keeping everyone as safe as possible. We urge you all to practice safe social distancing and wear masks. For current data on numbers of Corona virus cases in Muskegon: https://www.co.muskegon.mi.us/1611/Coronavirus
Our current Covid19 policy is in line with other area farmers markets, and our vendors will be wearing face masks as they bring your products to your vehicles. Please note: While we do not ask you to wear a mask, there are vulnerable customers and vendors who need to remind everyone that staying in your car is helping to keep all of us safe!

Here are the steps to take to secure your place in line this coming Saturday, June 27th:

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 June 27th

Summer Blend Gardens of Coopersville
Deadline 8pm Thursday.
Thank You . . .  that was a great first week back and very nice to see you all.  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).
This is a transition week in the Gardens.  It is a limited supply, but the warm spell has caused the zucchini and cukes to take off.  And the potatoes and beans were getting blooms last week. Some produce is limited and might become out of stock as the week goes along. (Editor: Check back with the Friday Fresh Update newsletter!) Here is what we have available for you on Saturday, June 27:
$3 a bundle   Kale bundles (New this week: Scarlet/Redbor Mixed Bundle)
$3 pt. Sugar Snap & Snow Peas Mixed
$3 ea. or 2 for $5    Lettuce Heads (limited) Just a few left: Buttercrunch and Red Romaine
$4  four oz.             Microgreens (Radish, Corn, Sunflower, Peas, and The Microgreen Medley sampler pack is a little smaller, so $3 for a container)
$5 big bag          Summer Blend Salad Mix  (with nasturtiums)
$4  big bag        Greens Bag Mix (Chard, Kales, Collards, Lettuce)
$4  bunch          Radishes (French Breakfast)
$3 small bag      Cilantro
$3 small bag      Parsley (Triple Curl)
$3 small bag      Arugula
Dill?  Maybe a few sprigs.
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 product for market on June 27th as follows:
Shiitake  (fresh)
$15 per lb
$8  per 1/2 lb
Reishi. (dried)
$5 per oz
I’ll be checking for any wild goodies and will advise later this week.
Please make any checks payable 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 6/20 we will be bringing:
Arugula $5 per bag
Mixed Lettuce $5 per bag
Everything Mix $5 per bag
Baby Kale $5 per bag
Baby Bok $4 per bundle
Big Kale Bundles $4 per bundle
Herbs $3 per bundle (Cilantro, Basil, Parsley, Sage, Oregano, or Mint)
Shallots $3 per bundle
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/#
Porterhouse steaks $13.75/#
T-bone steaks $13.75/#
Sirloin steaks $10/#
Round steaks $7/#
Sirloin tip roasts $10/#
Ground sirloin $10/#
Ground round &7/#
Rolled rump, chuck, and arm roasts $6.50/#
Ground beef $6.50/#
Brisket $8/#
Short ribs $6.50/#
Shank $5/#
Heart $4/#
Suet $1/#
Tongue $5.50/#
Soup bones $2/#
We have muscovy, duck, guinea, and goose eggs for sale. Our poultry is free range and has certified organic feed available from neighboring Heritage Organics. Duck and muscovy eggs are $8/dozen, and goose eggs are $2 each, 2 for $3, or $18 per dozen.
*New item: guinea eggs, $3.50/dozen
We have the following honey, in plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
2# $12
NEW! 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 
These will be whole, bagged, young chickens raised on certified organic feed from Heritage Organics. Please include your phone number with orders. Our target date for these is September, a perfect time freeze them and to stock up for the winter. Deadline for orders is this Saturday.
Fall Pork 
We haven’t raised pork for sale since 2010. We will be raising these 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.
$12.00/flat (2 1/2 doz)
$10.00/doz Duck eggs
PURPLE ASPARAGUS Grown organically, $4.00/lb
Very limited supply; call early in week.
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.
Broilers will be fed Certified Organic Grain from Heritage Organic and free to
roam and scratch for critters in the grass.
– Place order by calling (231) 893-1311
– Place cash or check (payable to STU SCHOLL) in an envelope.
Thanks be with you.  The Hens.

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
Orders due Friday 12:00 noon
Garden & Hoop House Offerings
New! Red Norland Potatoes Quart $5.00
New! Stir Fry Bags- peas, turnips, carrots, garlic scapes, & baby Zucchini! $7.00
New! Rouge De Hiver Red Romaine Lettuce $4.00
Salanova red & green mix. $4.00
Red & Green Leaf Lettuce $4.00
Red Russian Kale $4.00
Winterbor Kale $4.00
Baby Winterbor Kale $4.00
Carrot Bunches $5.00
Red Radishes $4.00
Mixed Radishes $4.00
New! Gluten Free Shortcakes with a pint of our own strawberries!
Ingredients- white rice flour, tapioca flour, potato starch, & xanthan gum, sugar, egg, and coconut milk.
Rhubarb & Strawberry Bars $3.00
Cinnamon Raisin Oat Bread $6.00 Very delicious toasted!!
Oatmeal Bread $5.00
Whole Wheat Baguettes $4.00
Morning Glory Muffins $3.00
Lemon Poppy Seed Bread $7.00
Banana Bread $7.00
Carrot Cake $8.00
Herb & Asparagus Galette $8.00
New! Asparagus & Caramelized Onion Quiche Large $14.00 $5.00 small. GF or Regular
Spinach & Cheddar Quiche $14.00 lg. $5.00 small        GF and Regular
Paleo Cookies $3.50
Breakfast Cookies- Ultimate, Chocolate Walnut, Chocolate Cherry Pecan, Cranberry Almond. GF Ultimate, Chocolate Walnut, & Cranberry Almond. $3.00
A fresh batch of chicken processed this week! These are bigger birds which will yield large breasts & thighs!
New! Chicken Basil Brats! $10.00 (5 pk.)
Breasts $10.25 lb
Thighs $6.00 lb
Drumsticks $5.75 lb
New! Leg quarters $6.00 lb(2pk)
Whole Chickens $5.00 per lb (4-5.50lb)
New! Leg Steaks $15.00 lb
New! Ground Lamb $12.50 lb
New! Garlic Basil Lamb $14.00 lb
New! Shoulder Steaks $14.00 lb
New! Shanks $9.00lb
Nitrate Free Ham Hock $6.00lb
New! Maple Sage Breakfast $7.00lb limited.
Ground Beef $7.50 lb.
Mixed Bouquets $16.00
~Taking PRE ORDERS until FRIDAY NOON! Order early for best availability.  Please email order to libertyff@gmail.com  We will send out invoices on Friday evening and you can pay through the Square link or bring exact amount with cash or check in an envelope. 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, 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.

Bodhi Tree Juice Co of Grand Haven
Please preorder your juice, wellness shots and switchel by Thursday at noon. You may email at: juice@bodhitreejuiceco.com or text 616-638-4541. Juice orders will be available for pickup from Marty at the Summer Blends Gardens booth.  Thank you for your support! We are happy to be back at Sweetwater!
For a list of juices go here: https://bodhitreejuiceco.com/juice-menu
Cold Pressed Juice $12
Wellness Shots $5 (E3 $6)
Brews and Tonics
Activated Lemonade $12
Master Cleanse $12
Blue Majik™ Switchel $9 pint/$17 quart
Ginger Turmeric Switchel $9 pint/$17 quart

Earthkeeper Farm of Kent City
Deadline 7am Saturday.
All crops are Certified Naturally Grown on our farm in Kent City.
New! Chard– $3/half pound bunch or $5/lb
New! Head Lettuce (green leaf or red/green leaf)– $4/head
Garlic Scapes– $3/half pound or $5/lb
WHEAT. Our wheat is ideal for pancakes, muffins, and quick breads. Whole wheat berries can be ground at home using a blender or food processor. Flour can be stone milled on-farm under the Michigan Cottage Food Law by request for an additional $0.50 per pound. Once milled it is best to store flour in the refrigerator or freezer.
Bess Soft Red Winter Wheat
whole & unmilled wheat berries (milled upon request for addition .50/lb)
2lbs- $5
10lbs- $22.50
25lbs- $50
Heirloom Red Fife Hard Red Winter Wheat
whole & unmilled wheat berries (milled upon request for addition .50/lb)
2lb- $6.50
10lb- $30
25lb- $68.75
Please email Rachelle@earthkeeperfarm.com or call/text 616-403-0526 to place order. Payment can be made at market pick up with a check or cash (correct change in envelope). Or we can email you an invoice for online payment. Order deadline is 7am the Saturday of market. More farm info at www.earthkeeperfarm.com
Thank you!
Rachelle Bostwick
Earthkeeper Farm
Owner & Farmer

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.
New from The Brinery!
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
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

Last Week for Sweetwater Bottle & Can Fund Drive!
Want to help fund the market? We’ve heard that many of our customers have returnable bottles & cans piling up because of Covid19 restrictions & we have a solution! Bring them with you to the market this Saturday, and we have a crew of volunteers who will take care of them for you! Please bring your cleaned returnable bottle & cans to the designated spot at the market and our volunteers will take it from there!

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

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

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
Deadline Friday Noon.
We will return to market on July 4th.
Beef is available for sale on the farm until then.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

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