Sweetwater What’s New at the Market Saturday December 14th

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, December 14th, 2019
9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Vendors with * Accept Credit & Debit Cards
Attending this week’s market: 

Mund Farm of Rothbury
APPLES: Empires & Jonathans, limited supply;
Golden Delicious, Ida Reds, Enterprise and Crimson Crisp
Also: Apple Sauce, Apple Butter and Apple Cider.
All are USDA Certified Organic from Hackert Family Farm (Ludington) and Country Mill (Charlotte)
Quantities Available:
Quarts (2 1/2 lbs.) @ $4 ea;
Peck (5 qts.) @ $12 ea;
1/2 bu. @ $18 (22 lbs.); (Market & order to pick up at market – grmund@aol.com)
1 bu. @ $30 (44 lbs.); (Market & orders to pick up at market – grmund@aol.com)
Please bring your container(s) for large quantities
Apple Sauce (1 qt. jar); Butter (13 oz. jar); Cider (frozen – ½ gal jug); $6 each
A McIntosh type apple
Long shelf life
Aromatic and crisp, with creamy white juicy flesh
Best for eating fresh / Good for applesauce
Early to Mid season
One of the first red apples of the fall
Sweet-tart taste with firm texture
Light red stripes over yellow or deep red
Best for: eating, cooking and applesauce
Golden Delicious
Firm white flesh which retains its shape, Tender skin
Rich mild flavor when baked or cooked.
Stays white longer when cut;
Best for: salads, blend in applesauce
Early season
Ida Reds 
Cross between Jonathan and Wagener (18 th Century, New York varieties)
Sweetly tart / juicy, with firm texture; Stores well
Excellent for sauces, cooking, baking & pies
Good for: eating, salads & freezing
A McIntosh – Golden Delicious – Rome cross apple
Long shelf life
Best for eating and cooking
Late season apple that stores well
Crimson Crisp
Extremely crisp, tart, rich flavor
Fresh eating, salads, juice, sauce
Stores wells

Scholl Farm of Montague
Friends Paul & Deb will be holding down the booth this week.
Our offerings for this coming Saturday market day:
Pie Squash and Pie Pumpkins
Squash – Acorn, Festival
Eggs, One doz. $5.00, Special on Flats (2.5 doz) $10.00.
Colors may include: olive, mint, dark chocolate, chocolate chip, milk chocolate, latte, marshmallow, and purple haze.

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery
*We accept Credit & Debit!
New! Needle Felted Ornaments by Theodora!
New! Artwork by Susanna
Pastured Poultry 
Whole Chickens
Broth packs
Turkey Sausage
Garlic Basil Sausage
Maple Breakfast Sausage
Pastured Pork
Hams nitrate free
Hocks nitrate free
Garlic Basil Sausage
Maple Breakfast Sausage
Grass Fed Lamb
Shoulder Steaks
Leg of Lamb
Fresh Eggs
New! Microgreens
Christmas Cookies
Morning Glory Muffins
Banana Bread
Breakfast Cookies
Paleo Cookies
Fresh quiche
Look forward to seeing you at the Market!

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Hello everyone,
100% grass fed beef we’ll be bringing this week includes:
Ground beef
Kabob cut
Arm, chuck, rolled rump, sirloin roasts
Fajita cut
Flank, sirloin, cube, and sizzler steaks
T-bone, porterhouse, and Delmonico steaks
Chuck steaks
Soup bones
Short ribs
Preorder specials:
1. 25# ground beef for $5 per pound. It’s packaged and frozen in one pound bags.
2. Roasts, save 50 cents per pound. Please specify type and target weight.
3. Souper popular soup bone sale. Half off!
All preorders are while supplies last. Orders will be filled in the order they were received.
We are accepting orders for halves and quarters of beef.
We’ll have a nice selection of honey.
If you’re looking for a Christmas tree that has been grown without insecticides, commercial fertilizers, etc, we have several ranging from 4-11 feet. Most are Spruce. There are some Frazier Fir. They’re available by order only. Please see us for pictures and additional information. Thanks.
See everyone tomorrow!
Pine Row Farm

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
*We accept debit & credit cards.
~~ We will have some vegetables!   Red and Yellow Onions, Cabbages, Squash, Garlic!
We have 2 quarters of beef remaining for sale this year.  They are cut, wrapped and frozen and are $656 each! The next beef quarters will be available in February.
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, New York Strip, Rib Steaks, Ribeye, TBones, Porterhouse, Sirloin, plus Kabob beef for the grill!
Cubed Steak – great for a quick supper!
Braising Beef ~ Stew Meat,  Round Steaks.
Roasts ~ Chuck, Rolled Rump Roast, English and Arm Roasts.
Ground Sirloin
Short Ribs
Lean Ground Beef – 1/2 lb, 1 lb packages, and  1/4 lb patties!
SUET!  $1 per lb.  Please Pre-order if you want quantity
Soup Bones ON SALE IF PRE-ORDERED – $1.50 PER LB ($1 off per lb!)
Beef Liver, Heart and Tongue
Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

J&J Tortilla of Hopkins
Our tortillas are fresh, baked throughout the week, with Certified Organic grains, sourced locally, no preservatives of any kind. They will last at max a few days outside of refrigeration and will keep up to 4 weeks if kept cold, even longer if frozen. Our sunflower oil comes from Grand Traverse Culinary Oils and is cold-pressed and non-gmo. Saturday we’re back with a fresh new batch of Spelt, Kamut, Tomato Basil, Spinach Garlic, Whole Wheat, Large Whole Wheat & White tortillas.

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Bakery!
PANETTONE! Available this Saturday and December 21 st .
This traditional Italian Christmas bread is made with organic eggs and butter, toasted almonds,
rum-soaked fruits, citrus oils, and Love… $15 each.
Come early to get one this Saturday! Please pre-order for pickup on December 21 st .
Chili Cheddar $8.00
Pumpernickel Rye $7.00
Cranberry Orange Almond Bread $9.00
PLUS OUR 12 WEEKLY VARIETIES!! (11 of these are sourdough!)
*All the grains and flours we use are certified ORGANIC.
COOKIES: $3.00 each.
Pecan Maple Oaties
Deep Mud Brownies $3.50 each
Morning Buns $3.50 each
SCONES: $3.00 each
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Blueberry Scones
Pecan Date Scones
Double Chocolate Scones
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery

Three Speed Coffee of Grand Haven
*We accept credit & debit cards!
All Three Speeds coffee is roasted by sight, smell & sound based on a roast profile developed by Chad. All coffee is small batch, no automation. We invite all to sample what time and attention taste like in a cup.
Coffee & Sizes
We now have 8oz & 14 oz bags of whole bean & 8 oz. ground coffee.
Our regular line-up:
Peru Lima
Mocha Java Blend
By Pre-Order only: 
Rwanda Coopac & Sumatra
By the Cup:
Immersion drip coffee by the cup, one selected roast.
Peru, Mocha Java and Guatemala available by the cup as well. Try a sample before you decide!
Chad & Lori

Bodhi Tree Juice Co.
We will be bringing our cold pressed juices, wellness shots and Switchel & Kombucha. We are looking forward to seeing all you beautiful people!

Sweetwater Curated Local Foods
*We accept credit/debit!
Note: The Mycotopia Mushrooms of Scottville will be coming next Saturday (ours were sent to the wrong customer!)
We’ve pre-ordered a case of Chefs Mix Mushrooms featuring Trumpet Royale, Brown Clamshell, Forest Nameko, and Velvet Pioppini 8 oz for $6.50. Let us know if we can reserve one for you!
Idyll Farms of Northpoint
Idyll Camembert 7oz $7.50
Also: Idyll Fresh Pasture Goat Cheese Plain, Garlic & Herb, Honey & Lavender, Fennel Pollen $4.00 ea
Bluestem Farm of East Jordan
Purple Daikon Radish
Second Spring Farm of Cedar
Parsnips, Carrots, Sweet Potatoes
Stutzman Family Farm of Blanchard
German Butterball Potato, Yellow Onion, Green Cabbage
Naturally Nutty Nut Butters of Traverse City
Smooth & Crunchy Peanut Butter
Almond Butter is back!
Food for Thought of Traverse City
Cherry Salsa & Strawberry Basil Preserves
Happy Birthday Jason!

Editors note: 
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