Sweetwater What’s New at the Market Saturday December 15th

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, December 15th, 2018
9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
Vendors with * Accept Credit & Debit Cards
Music at the Market! 
Miriam Grace DeYoung of Grand Haven
Performing at Sweetwater this Saturday, Miriam Grace DeYoung, currently a sophomore at Grand Haven High School, will be entertaining market-goers with a mix of her favorite country & pop songs as well as music she has written herself. Singing & playing guitar, Miriam has performed at many different venues including Walk the Beat and the Holland Street Performers. She will have CDs of her music on hand for purchase, and please consider a donation to her tip jar! Reach Miriam at

Attending this week’s market: 

Shady Side Farm of Holland
*We accept debit/credit cards!
This Saturday I will have along the following heirloom, certified organic beans:
Arikara Yellow – Intense flavor, hold shape well, baked beans, soups
Bean Medley – Random mixture of our beans, good for soup
Black Calypso – Slight potato flavor, crumbly texture, good for soups & salads
Black Turtle – Common black bean, great in Mexican dishes (not an heirloom)
Dapple Grey – Hold shape well, meaty texture, deep flavor, great for soup
Hidatsa Red  – Slight nutty taste, good for soup/chili or red beans & rice
Hutterite Soup  – Comfort food, cook fast, creamy soup, baby food
Jacob’s Cattle  – Big & meaty, taste like potatoes, traditional baked beans, chili (nearly gone!)
Painted Lady – Slightly sweet bean, smooth, creamy texture, good all-purpose bean
Pinto – Earthy flavor, great in Mexican cooking, fall apart under long cooking (not an heirloom)
Spanish Tolosana – Rich & creamy, hold shape well, good for chili, bean salads
Tiger Eye  – Creamy smooth texture, rich flavor, tender skin, good all-purpose bean
Valentine  – An upgrade from kidney beans, great for salads, soups & dips
Yellow Indian Woman  – Mild, creamy tasting, sturdy, salads or chili
Zebra  – Smooth, creamy texture, full-bodied flavor, good all-purpose bean
Please email me ahead of time if you need bulk amounts of any of these (2# or 5#).
I will be bringing along Mike’s hand-cranked wool socks and some mill-made wool socks, all from our sheeps’ wool. I will also have a few warm-weather goodies along (mittens, hats, and scarves) for you to enjoy yourself or gift to others.
Shady Side Farm

Mund Farm of Rothbury
I will have the Enterprise Apple variety available this Saturday, Dec 15 th
Apples are Certified Organic from Country Mill Farm of Charlotte
Quantities Available:
Quarts (2 1/2 lbs.) @ $4 ea; 1 peck @ $15 ea (5 qts)
1/2 bu. @ $22 (22 lbs.); (Available at market &a; order)
1 bu. @ $27 (44 lbs.); (Available at market &; orders)
Taking orders for ½ bu @ $22 &; whole bushel @ $27 (min ½ Bu), for pickup at the
market. Please email me at grmund@aol.com . Please bring your container(s) for
large quantities
 A McIntosh – Golden Delicious – Rome cross apple
 Long shelf life
 Best for eating and cooking
 Late season apple that stores well

Liberty Family Farm of Hart
*We accept credit/debit cards!
Pastured Poultry 
Whole Chickens
Turkey Breasts
Maple Breakfast Sausage
Garlic Basil Sausage
Pastured Pork
Loin Roasts
Boston Butt Roasts
Hams – limited
Smoked Hocks
Italian Brats
Sausage – limited
Grass Fed Lamb
Leg steaks
Rib chops
Shoulder Roasts
Fresh Eggs
Micro greens- Radish
Breakfast Cookies
Paleo Cookies
New! Chocolate Banana Bread
English Muffins
New! Christmas Breakfast Cookie
Theodora’s Needle felted ornaments!
See you at the Market!!

Funny Farm of Grant
Will be returning this week with:
Elderberry, Kiwi and Crabapple Jelly, all made from fruits on our farm.
Various baked goods.
My Christmas earrings, wine glass charms, necklace sets.
Jim’s beautiful cutting boards and other items from his woodshop.

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
This week we’ll be bringing 100% grass fed beef:
Hot dogs
Snack sticks
Burger patties
Ground sirloin
Stew meat
We sell by halves and quarters, please see us for details.
We’ll have a nice selection of honey along.
See you Saturday!
Bill and Sarah

Scholl Farm of Montague
We will have eggs from our pampered & organically fed flock,
Along with multiple varieties of potatoes & winter squash.

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Bakery!
PANETTONE is coming! December 15th and 22nd !
Chili Cheddar $8.00
Pumpernickel Rye $6.00
Cranberry Orange Almond Bread $8.75
*All the grains and flours we use are certified ORGANIC.
Morning Buns $3.50 each
Deep Mud Brownies $3.50 each
COOKIES: $3.00 each.
Pecan Maple Oaties
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
231-873- 9820

J&J Tortilla of Hopkins
We are planning to be back at market on Saturday with:
Our fresh organic tortillas made with only simple ingredients. Our tortilla varieties include: Spelt, Kamut, Spinach Garlic, Tomato Basil, Whole Wheat and White.
Organic Frozen Bean and Rice Burritos
Organic Taco Seasoning
Michigan Cold- pressed Sunflower Oil
Looking forward to seeing you Saturday!
– Jason & Jaclyn
J&J Tortilla Co.

NOVA Bakery of Muskegon
*We accept PayPal & Venmo!
NOVA Super.Natural.Bakery returns!
For Saturday’s market we will have:
-Chocolates!  Bars, bonbons, chocolate pops and more!  Dairy free and GF options!
-Pate de Fruit: GF, vegan fruit gummy using LOCAL fruit from: Hidden Creek, Grandson’s Gardens and Mund farm.
-Peppermint Bark Popcorn: Hidden Creek popping corn, dark and white chocolate and organic peppermint candy
-Spoonable chocolate!  I will have jars of delicious caramel chocolate ganache.  Top ice cream, dip fruit, or eat right out the jar!!
FREE samples!
These delectable goodies make Great stocking stuffers and party gifts!
Adriene, RD, Pastry Chef @ NOVA Super.Natural.Bakery

Three Speed Coffee of Grand Haven
*We accept credit & debit cards!
Coffees & Sizes
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.
We now have both 8oz & 14 oz bags of whole bean & ground coffee.
Stop by our booth and try a sample of our coffees!
Rwanda Coopac
Ethiopian Sidamo
Mocha Java Blend
Also: Brewing immersion drip coffee by the cup, and we will have our four roasts available by the cup as well.
Chad & Lorie

Bodhi Tree Market of Spring Lake
*We accept credit & debit cards!
Get ready for the cold season with our wellness and immunity shots!
This week we wil be bringing our cold pressed juices, nut mylks and Switchel as well as our Energy Bites.
See you Saturday!
Instagram: @ bodhitreejuiceco
FB: @bodhitreejuiceco

Never Better Naturals of Twin Lake
*We accept credit & debit cards!
**GIFT CERTIFICATES AND GIFT BOXES made from Recycled Materials!!**
Great Stocking Stuffers like:
…And also:
7 Herb Healing Balm (Eczema, rashes, bruises, cuts, super dry skin, etc)
Pain Banish Rub
Sinus Rescue Sticks
Scar Abate Salve
Turn Back Time Facial Serum
Cell Renewing Facial Cream
Herbal & Oil Face Wash
Herbal Tooth Scrub
Natural Deodorant
Botanical Sanitizing Spray
Laundry Wash
Foaming Hand Soaps
Baby Bottom Balm (diaper or adult hemorrhoids)
Baby Body Butter and more!
Everything is original & handmade with love, made with ingrediants that are local as much as possible and certified Organic, and with knowledge gained from almost 20 years as a licensed skin care specialist. See you at market, Rachel
After this weekend, I will be at market again on December 22nd.

Otherworldly Botanicals of Grand Haven 
*We accept credit & debit cards!
Seasonal goodies as well as the usual favorites! Herbalist Cody Westendorf with teas, vinegars, honeys, herbal extracts and completely toxin free body care products.
Check out my Etsy at https://www.etsy.com/shop/OtherworldlyBotanica
Or email me at otherworldlybotanicals@gmail.com for pickup between markets.

Market Info Booth
Market Quiz! Be one of first 10 customers to bring us the right answers and win $5 in market bucks!

OK, back to the Esoteric!
Name the vendors and products:
1.NASA named the initial flight-test of the Space Shuttle after this. Ironically, the cosmic crisp is also the off-spring of this.
2.Leonardo spoke this in the Revenant, and the Slow Ark of Taste would encourage your purchase.
3. After it steals gas from a nearby companion, this often happens. Service offered is derived from the Latin for “to sell”