Sweetwater Saturday May 9th One Hour Drive Through Pre-Order Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
DRIVE-THROUGH Pre-Order Market
Saturday, May 9th, 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:
Thank you all for your cooperation in helping make this One Hour Pre-Order Drive Up Market work! With over 300 positive cases of Covid19 in our community we are trying to do everything we can to keep all of us safe and still enjoy fresh local foods. 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, May 9th:

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.
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 May 9th

J&J Tortilla of Hopkins
Please note: Monday deadline!
CONTACT: Email info@jjtortillas.com to order.
We are accepting orders through Monday, May 4th for our next visit to the market on Saturday, May 9th.  Our tortillas freeze very well. Place wax paper between layers for easy one at a time use.
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
Email info@jjtortillas.com to order.
Thank you!
Jason & Jaclyn
J&J Tortilla Co.
hopkins, mi 49328

Blackbird Farms of Coopersville
We’re excited to be back at market this Saturday–and throughout May–with herb and vegetable plants, including basil, parsley, rosemary, tomatoes (lots of heirlooms!), kale, cucumbers, zucchini, summer squash, and much more.
Our inventory will change each week depending on what’s ready in the greenhouse. Our online order form contains the current inventory for this week: https://forms.gle/ukaqQ4RYHeue7QYs7.
Please submit your order no later than 10:00 am on Friday, May 8. 
Once the form has been submitted, we will e-mail you with the total and, if you have selected online payment, will send an invoice via Square. If necessary, payment can also be made on site via check or cash in a sealed envelope. Questions? E-mail us at hello.blackbirdfarms@gmail.com.
If you’re curious about what plants will be available in the coming weeks, here’s a link to the full list of our 2020 greenhouse starts: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1NE36ONyZEDtdzkcoc4DZsUUJaCA1JKGlEFIZwA92BfY/edit?usp=sharing.
Looking forward to seeing friends old and new this Saturday!
Greg & Shelley
Blackbird Farms
E-mail us at hello.blackbirdfarms@gmail.com.

Grandson Gardens of West Olive
This Saturday we will be back at the market with greens.
Arugula $5 per bag (6oz bag)
Everything Mix $5 per bag (7oz bag)
Spinach $5 per bag (6oz bag)
Baby Kale $5 per bag (6oz bag)
Please also check the Grandsons Gardens facebook 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 envelope to the market.
Please make Checks payable to: Grandsons Gardens
Russ Tiles

Hidden Creek Farm of North Muskegon
For this Saturday, May 9th:
Thanks to everyone who purchased plants last week to help in our ongoing struggle to save our farm. If you didn’t get the chance last week and would like to order plants, Dreamscape is once again generously donating Mixed Succulents available $1 each. We have 12 varieties so if you order 12 you will get one of each variety. If you order 24 you will get two of each variety etc.
Pastured Pork
Heritage breed, Tamworth ground pork sausage, plain. $6lb
Tamworth pork bones $2#
Heirloom Salad Mix $4 per half pound
Contains- Romaine, Simpson, Chard, Spinach and Kale greens.
Chinese cabbage leaves $4 half pound bag
Microgreens $3 ea. Broccoli, cabbage and sunflower available
Raw wildflower honey $20 quart $10 pint
Wildflower honey marshmallows $5 per bag
Beeswax candles $4
Goat milk soap $5 per bar: Eucalyptus/Spearmint, Lavender/Vanilla, Lavender/Apples, Tea Tree, Coffee Scrub (great for gardeners!).
Non toxic Laundry Powder $5 bag
* use 1 tablespoon per load
Order your heritage breed non- GMO and soy free broiler chickens while they are available. We will be harvesting in June/July
Thank you
Please place all orders by noon on Friday. Cash or Check made payable to Hidden Creek Farm in envelope.
Thank you.
Phone: 616-796-5696
Email: TheHiddenCreekFarm@hotmail.com

Scholl Farms of Montague
Pre-orders accepted through Friday dusk by calling 893-1311
RHUBARB!  $5.00 for 2+lbs.
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
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.
Two breeds will be offered:  Cornish Rock Cross and Freedom Rangers.
Weights will vary from 4 to 7 lbs.  Specify breed and approximate weight desire when ordering.
Broilers will be fed Certified Organic Grain from Heritage Organic and free to roam and scratch for critters in the grass.
We hope to have Strawberry Plants for sale May 16.
– 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 by Thursday
Mother’s Day Specials!
HERB BOX- a handmade wood box filled with organic soil and  herbs! Parsley, Basil, Oregano, and Thyme. * Cilantro also available. $45.00
DAHLIA tubers! Grown right here on the farm! A selection of purple, orange, pink, and white dahlias. Comes with a custom gift tag and instructions for planting.$10.00
New! Lemon Poppy Seed Bread- comes in a decorative paper loaf pan with clear cellophane package, and custom gift tag. $7.00
New! Banana Bread or “our” Apple Bread GF baked  in this special paper loaf pan with custom gift tag! $7.00
More Bakery Offerings-
Morning Glory Muffins $3.0
Carrot Cake $8.00
Oat Bread $5.00
Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal Bread $6.00
English Muffins 6 per pkg. $4.00
Pizza Crusts 4 per pkg. $ 4.00
Spinach Cheddar Quiche 5″ Regular or GF $5.00
New! Large Quiche 9” Spinach Cheddar $14.00
Granola- organic oats, coconut, sunflower seeds, craisins, maple syrup, olive oil, and sea salt. $5.00
Granola – same as above but made with GF Oats.$6.00
Paleo cookies $3.50
Ultimate Breakfast Cookie $3.00 also GF
Chocolate Walnut Breakfast $3.00 also GF
Cherry Chocolate Pecan Breakfast Cookie $3.00
Cranberry Almond Breakfast Cookie $3.00 also GF
Pastured Pork
Roasts (3# avg.) 8.00
Chops ( 2 per pkg) $7.50
Tenderloin ( .80 wt  avg.) $17.00
Ribs (4.00# at avg.) $7.50
Italian Brats $9.00
Breakfast Links $8.00
Maple Sage Bulk 1 lb. $7.00
Garlic Basil Bulk 1 lb. $7.00
Italian Bulk 1 lb. $7.00
Nitrate Free Bacon- limited $10.00
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $8.50
Pastured Chicken
Very limited still! In June we will be stocked! Thanks for your patience!
Breasts- limited $10.00
Thighs-limited $6.00
Drums-limited $5.50
Wings- limited $4.00
Broth packs- carcass back for making broth $4.00
We have tons of greens planted, and will soon have an abundant supply and even more variety!! Thanks for your patience:)
Arugula-limited  $ 4.00
Spinach- limited $4.00
Lettuce Mix- limited $4.00
New! Kale – Red  Russian flat leaf kale and Winterbor curly leaf! $4.00
Radishes $3.00 a bunch. Limit 1 per customer.
Ramps- $4.00
New! Micro greens- broccoli, kale, kohlrabi, arugula, and red cabbage! $3.00
EGGS- these hens are really laying up a storm! $4.00 per dozen
Please Email your order to-
** We pack orders on Friday and send invoices on FRIDAY AFTERNOON. You can pay online through the Square Link in the invoice or  bring a check for exact amount to the market.
Thanks~ The Wrights
Liberty Family Farm

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Hello everyone,
Orders will be filled in the order received. We would appreciate orders by noon on Friday. We will accommodate any late orders after that if possible. Friday afternoon we will get everyone their total. If you don’t hear from me by 5pm, please contact me.
100% grass fed beef:
Ground round $7/#
Ground sirloin $9/#
Burger patties $7.50/#
Ribeye $14/#
NY strip $13.50/#
Skirt steak (1 left) $8/#
Chuck roasts $6.50/#
Short ribs $6.50/#
Shank $5/#
Liver $4/#
Heart $4/#
Suet $1/#
Tongue $5.50/#
We sell by halves and quarters. Please contact us for details. We currently have a waiting list.
Spring is when eggs are in season! 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:
plastic squeeze bottle:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
2# $12
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
Maple syrup
We will be bringing maple syrup, old fashioned boiled not reverse osmosis, in canning jars.
Quarts $16
Thank you learning this unique system of preorder drive through farm marketing with us. We miss having the opportunity to chat with each of you and look forward to seeing you all whenever regular market resumes. We wish you and your families all a safe and healthy week,
Bill and Sarah
Pine Row Farm

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 2pm.
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, May 9th:
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
PASTRIES Available for Pre-Order:
Deep Mud Brownies $3.50 each
Tree Hugger (PB Choc. Chip Cookie) $3.00
Whangdangdoodlers (Dark Chocolate and walnut cookie) $3.00
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
Mountain Crunch Granola $9.00
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery

Sweetwater Curated Local Foods
PREORDER ONLY, 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.
Rose Products Tofu of Ann Arbor
OG Extra Firm Tofu From Michigan organic soybeans $3.00 lb
Second Spring Farm of Cedar
Yellow Onions 2 med or 3 small $1.00
Red Beets $2.50 lb
Orange Carrots $2.50 a lb
Providence Farms of Traverse City
Rainbow Carrots 2lb bags $5.00
New! Omena Organics of Omena
Frozen OG Tart Cherries 1lb $5.50
Frozen OG Broccoli 7 oz bag $3.00
MI Farm to Freezer
OG Frozen Root Medley (parsnip, rutabaga, carrots, beets) $7.00 2lb OG Frozen Blueberries. 2 lb. bag $10.00
MYCOPIA Mushrooms of Scottville
Chef Sampler $6.00 ea
New! Forest Nameko 4 oz $4.00
New! Velvet Pioppini 4 oz $4.00
Food for Thought OG Preserves, Salsas & Sauces
Cherry Raspberry Preserves 12oz $6.00
Apricot Chardonnay Preserves 12oz $6.00
Garden Salsa 12 oz $6.00 ea
Cherry Salsa 12oz $6.00 ea
Oh MI Organic Chocolate of St. Johns
Chocolates are handmade with organic coconut oil, fair trade cocoa & local raw honey and maple syrup.
Available this week
Chocolate Bavarian Cream .75oz $2.00
Chocolate Neopolitan .75oz $2.00
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
Fresh pastured goat cheese
Plain, Garlic & Herb, Lavender Honey or Fennel Pollen 4oz $4.00 ea
The Brinery of Ann Arbor
We source from organic farms.
Sea Stag Sauerkraut turmeric & seaweeds $7.50 24oz jar
Cloud Zapper Sauerkraut Beets & Ginger $7.50 24oz jar.
Oh Gee Kim Chi Napa Cabbage, Bok Choy, Carrots, Apples, Dried Hot Pepper $8.50 16oz jar.

Forest Finds
Soothing & Healing Herbal Teas, Tinctures & Tisanes.
Please look over my updated list of products, here:
I can take preorders until Friday afternoon at the latest. Please text, or call 616-834-3233, or email forestfinds@yahoo.com
Payable through PayPal, Venmo, and cash or check in envelope day of pickup. Let me know if you have any questions!
Thank you, Cody

Wormies Vermicompost of Grand Rapids
We will be attending the Saturday May 9th market and will be taking preorders for our Premium Vemicompost until Friday, May 8th. Email, call or text info@thewormies.com 616-322-1677
After preordering payment can be made in advance here:
– Venmo @wormies
– PayPal: www.paypal.me/WORMIES
Or cash or check at pickup time. Checks payable to Wormies
Product Price & Size Info:
– 3.5 gal, $25
– 1/2 gal, $10
Recommended application,
– For existing gardens and potted plants 1/4 to 1/2 cup per square foot.
– For new garden beds or pots, 10-20% of vermicompost into your soil mix.
Vermicompost Tea for plants:
– 32 oz, $8
– 1/2 gal, $12
NEW! Introducing Wormies Living Soil! Ready-to-use for raised beds, gardens, seed starting, and potting. We have two options, both full of life, containing beneficial organisms, and crafted to create thriving plants.
ESSENTIAL BLEND, $20/cft bag
* Wormies worm castings
* Composted organic matter
* Sphagnum peat moss for ideal water retention
* Rice Hulls and Lava Rocks for aeration
LUX BLEND, $45/cft bag
* Wormies Essential Living Soil, plus:
* BE1 amino acid based organic pellets, to propagate biodiversity
* Biochar, as a medium for microbes
* Premium blend of trace minerals and natural growth hormones
NEW! WORMIES & Golden Hour Farm Spring Plant Sale
Our offering is too long to list here but please checkout our website https://goldenhourfarmplants.square.site/ and you can either order through the website or by sending me a message info@thewormies.com / 616-322-1677
Thank you!
Luis Chen
Wormies Vermicompost
IG @wormies

Earthkeeper Farm of Kent City
Deadline 8am Friday May 8.
All crops are Certified Naturally Grown on our farm in Kent City.
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 8am the Friday before market. More farm info at www.earthkeeperfarm.com
Thank you!

Returning to Market Soon!

MUND FARM of Rothbury
With luck we will be at market with Certified Organic asparagus on the 16th. Please look for us in the Monday May 11th newsletter.

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

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