Sweetwater Saturday June 6th One Hour 10 – 11 Drive Through Pre-Order Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
DRIVE-THROUGH Pre-Order Market
Saturday, June 6th, 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:
It’s hard to believe it’s been 12 weeks now since the virus came to town and changed all of our lives. Thank you all for your cooperation in helping make this One Hour Pre-Order Drive Up Market work! Like all area farmers markets we are now requiring all vendors to wear masks and practice social distancing.

We would like to know how you feel the market is going! What can we do to improve your market experience? Please take a second and give us your feedback here: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/GYTBBNL

If you are new to the market please read the directions below and see the map.

Here are the steps to take to secure your place in line this coming Saturday, June 6th:

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 (if it ever does) 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 6th

Michigan’s Finest Mushrooms
Available by preorder for Saturday:
Fresh Shitake $15 lb
Fresh Reishi $50 lb
Dried Reishi $5.00 oz
Folks can call or email me for details.
George Simikowski
Michigan’s Finest Mushrooms

Mund Farm of Rothbury
Prices: 1-3 lbs. @ $3.50 ea.; 4-10 lbs. @ $3.00 ea.; 11+ lbs. @ $2.50 ea.
I will confirm pre-orders with a number assigned to it, so look for the return email confirmation with your number. On your pick-up sign please use the number as it helps locate your order more quickly., ”Mund Farm – ##”.
Pre-order – Via email, by Thursday, 8:00 PM to; grmund@aol.com
Payment by check to Greg Mund; or cash in an envelope…Thank You!!

Grandson Gardens of West Olive
Email grandsonsgardens@gmail.com
This Saturday we will have:
Arugula $5 per bag
Everything Mix $5 per bag. Arugula, Mizuna, Tatsoi, Baby Red Kale, Mixed Lettuce, sometimes Cilantro & Pea Tendrils.  $5 per bag
Spinach $5 per bag
Lettuce Mix $5 per bag
Liam will also have his scrubbies for sale 4 for $10 or 2 for $5.
New! Veggie Themed Potholders on the Grandsons FB page.
Please also check the page for updated greens options later in the week.
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 envelop to the market. Please make Check payable to: Grandsons Gardens
Russ Tiles

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
We will accept orders until noon on Friday. Friday afternoon we will get everyone their total. If you don’t hear from me by 5pm, please contact me. We accept cash or check payable to Pine Row Farm.
Please note a variety of updates and new items that follow.
100% grass fed beef:
Shank $5/#
Heart $4/#
Suet $1/#
Tongue $5.50/#
Soup bones $2/#
Roasts $6.50/#
Ground beef: The processor has mixed our round and sirloin into this batch unfortunately. We are advertising it at $7.50/# to not lose as much money off their error.
Pasture has finally taken off after the repeated hard freezes of early May. We have been busy moving the three different groups through the summer lots. The calves this year are doing a great job of learning to “take the gate”. It makes the process so much easier for everyone involved!
We have  duck and goose eggs for sale. Our poultry is free range and has certified organic feed available from neighboring Heritage Organics. Duck eggs are $8/ dozen, and goose eggs are $2 each, 2 for $3, or $18 per dozen.
We have the following honey, in plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
2# $12
We are pleased to announce that we hived 9 additional bee colonies Saturday evening. All of our hives are working hard in spite of the windy conditions.
Fall Whole Broiler Chicken 
We haven’t done these for sale since the first year we started selling at Sweetwater. We were concerned about getting chicks, but 2 weeks ago our order of 70 came through, making us feel confident it’s realistic. These will be whole, bagged, young chickens raised on certified organic feed from Heritage Organics. We will take orders, then once chicks arrive, deposits are due, with the balance due at delivery. Please include your phone number with orders. We will assess demand and decide if we move forward with these.
Fall Pork
We haven’t raised pork for sale since 2010. We have located feeders for late June. They will be raised on certified organic feed from Heritage Organics, and sold only by halves. Please include your phone number with orders.
We hope you and your families are all doing well, and remain grateful for your commitment to supporting local, small farms,
Bill and Sarah (and the kids),
Pine Row Farm

Earthkeeper Farm of Kent City
Deadline 8am Friday. 

All crops are Certified Naturally Grown on our farm in Kent City.
Vegetable Garden Plants are ready! 
Basil, Beans, Broccoli, Dill, Cabbage, Chard, Cilantro, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Kale, Head Lettuce, Melons, Peas, Peppers, Summer Squash & Zucchini, Ground Cherry, Tomatoes (red, heirloom, cherry), Winter Squash.
Individual plants = $3.50-$4.00/pot, 6 pack of plants= $8-$10/pack
See website for full listing and to order.
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
Order online at www.earthkeeperfarm.com, select Sweetwater pick up during checkout. Or 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 8am the Friday before market. More farm info at www.earthkeeperfarm.com
Thank you!

Scholl Farms of Montague
Pre-orders accepted through Friday dusk by calling (231) 893-1311
EGGS! We have oodles of Eggs in a rainbow of colors.
Our girls are outside daily: grazing, picking, scratching and taking dust baths.
Their diet is supplemented with certified organic grain from Heritage Organic east of New Era.
We will attempt to honor special requests for size (Jumbo, Ex-Lg, Medium) and color.
Duck and Goose Eggs are also available.
$12.00/flat (2 1/2 doz)
$10.00/doz DUCK
$2.00/each GOOSE
Purple Asparagus!  grown organically, $4/lb
Tomato Plants, 10-20” tall, grown in Dairy Doo, 7” waxed cardboard sleeves, $5/plant
Wisconsin 55
Semi Determinate:
Crimson Sprinter
Silvery Fir
Jaune Flamme (Saldettte)
Yellow Brandywine
German Pink
Dakota Sport
Pink Boar (Saladette)
Pruden’s Purple
Bare root strawberry plants. In bundles of 25. Jewel & Earli-Glo both are June bearing meaning they bear once in June. $20 per bundle. Please specify amount and variety.
RHUBARB!  $5.00 for 2+lbs.
CHICKEN BROILERS – Order now for July!
Place an order now to insure availability to receive whole
BROILERS.  They will be processed and ready for pick-up during mid to late July.
Weights will vary from 4 to 7 lbs.  Specify approximate weight when ordering. $5.00/lb.
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
PreOrders needed by Thursday!
Hoop House & Garden Offerings
Spinach- $4.00 a bag
Green Lettuce – $4.00 a bag- a tasty heirloom green lettuce.
Greens Mix- $4.00 a bag (tatsoi, pac choi, red & green mustard)
Green onion bunches- $4.00 a bunch
Kale Winterbor- $4.00 a bag
Swiss Chard $4.00 a bag- These young tender leaves, excellent sauteed with onions, garlic, and olive oil.
Salanova Lettuce- $4.00 a bag- this is a delicious green & red butter  lettuce.
New! Mixed Lettuce- $4.00 a red & green loose leafy blend.
New! red radishes $4.00 a bunch, a little spicy.
Hakueri salad turnips- $4.00 a bunch.
FRESH EGGS! Our laying hens are at their peak! $4.00 dozen
New! Asparagus- Goat Cheese Galette. A rustic 7″ free form tart made with caramelized onions, asparagus, & goat cheese. Just reheat! $8.00
Asparagus Cheddar Quiche made with Mund Farms Organic Asparagus! GF or Regular. Large $14.00, Small $5.00
Spinach & Cheddar Quiche GF or Regular Large $14.00 Small $5.00
Brat Buns $5.00 (6pack)
GF Millet Sandwich Loaf $6.00
GF Sandwich Bread $6.00- made with rice flour.
Lemon Poppy Seed Loaf large $7.00
Banana Bread large $7.00 small $4.00
Oatmeal Bread $5.00 loaf
Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal Bread $6.00 a delicious bread made with organic raisins, cinnamon, and organic oats.
English Muffins- 6 pack $5.00
Morning Glory Muffins- $3.00
Rhubarb Cake $8.00 (8×8) made with our heirloom rhubarb.
Rhubarb Bars $3.00 (3×3″)
Pizza Crusts $4.00 (4 pack) great for oven or grill.
Paleo Breakfast Cookies $3.50
The Original Breakfast Cookie $3.00
Chocolate Walnut  Cookie $3.00
Cherry Chocolate Pecan $3.00
Cranberry Cookie $3.00
GF Ultimate Breakfast Cookie $3.00
GF Chocolate Walnut  Cookie $3.00
Granola $5.00
GF Granola $6.00
**Full Availability -2nd Week of June
Shanks $9.00 lb
Liver $6.00 lb
GRASS FED BEEF 100%- try our Irish Dexter Beef. We have more coming in a couple weeks!
– Ground Beef 1 lb pkg. $7.50 ( limit 2 per order)
Pork Chops $7.50 lb
Pork Spare Ribs $7.50 lb
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $8.50 lb- cook and then chop to use in a pasta salad, a Frittata, or Stir Fry!
Nitrate Free Ham Hocks $6.00 lb- slow cook, pull out meat, and eat with sauteed greens!! Delicious!
Italian Brats- $9.00 lb
Maple Sage Breakfast bulk $7.00 lb
Italian Bulk $7.00 lb
Broth Packs $4.00 lb.- add onion, carrot, celery, and water to this carcass and make your own broth! Delicious!
** Full Availability of Chicken- 2nd Week of June!!
New! Gorgeous Ranuculus Bouquets! These pink & white beauties are placed in a natural paper wrapped  mason jar with a sweet ribbon. This is a lovely pint jar arrangement! $14.00
Dahlia Tubers a 5 pack of assorted dahlias! $10.00
** Taking PRE-ORDERS until Thursday, please send order to libertyff@gmail.com. We will send invoices on Friday afternoon with a Square link to pay, or you can bring the exact amount with cash or check on Saturday.  Have a great week!
~The Wrights
Liberty Family Farm & Bakery

Three Speed Coffee of Grand Haven
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.

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 6th:
Hazel Road Rustic $7.00
Big Country $8.00
Chili Cheddar $8.00
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 6th:
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

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.
J&J Tortilla Fans: If you are interested in getting J & J Tortillas again please email back and we will put a group order in as soon as there is enough interest.
Rose Products Tofu of Ann Arbor
OG Extra Firm Tofu From Michigan organic soybeans $3.00 lb
New! Loma Farm of Traverse City
Rapini (also known as Broccoli Rabe) $4.00 bunch
Baby Bok Choy $6.50 a lb
Second Spring Farm of Cedar
Yellow Shallots $4.00 lb.
Red Beets $2.50 lb
Providence Farms of Traverse City
Rainbow Carrots 2lb bags $5.00
Omena Organics of Omena
OG Tart Cherries, frozen 1lb $5.50
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 Cherry Raspberry Preserves 12oz $6.00
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
Freshly re-stocked!
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 to Market Soon!

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We hope to see you all in a couple weeks with some great Earthscape Farms beef.  We wish you all could see how beautiful the Farm is this week, with new leaves popped out and blooms everywhere.

Shady Side Farm of Holland
I will be back at Sweetwater soon.  You can see what’s available here:  https://shadysidefarm.com/farm-store/
Shady Side Farm

Blackbird Farms of Coopersville
We’ll return soon!
Greg & Shelley
Blackbird Farms
E-mail us at hello.blackbirdfarms@gmail.com.

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