Sweetwater What’s New at the Market Saturday December 7th

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, December 7th, 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
New this week – 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

Grandson’s Gardens of West Olive
Saturday we will be bringing:
Potatoes (Red, Blue, White)
Squash (Spaghetti, Acorn, Sweet Dumpling, Butternut, Delicata)
Pie Pumpkins
Herbs (Cilantro, Parsley, Rosemary, Sage, Thyme)
Russ Tiles

Scholl Farm of Montague
Our offerings for this coming Saturday market day:
Pie Squash and Pie Pumpkins
Squash – Acorn, Festival, Spaghetti, and Butternut
Potatoes – French Fingerlings
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!
Pastured Poultry 
Whole Chickens
Garlic Basil Turkey Sausage
Pastured Pork
Ham Slices
Garlic Basil Sausage
Maple Breakfast Sausage
Grass Fed Lamb
Shoulder Steaks
Leg Steaks
Leg of Lamb
Fresh Eggs
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, and rolled rump roasts
Fajita cut
Flank, skirt, sirloin, cube, and sizzler steaks
T-bone, porterhouse, and Delmonico steaks
Chuck steaks
Soup bones
Short ribs
Rib roast
We are accepting orders for halves and quarters of beef.
We’ll have a nice selection of honey.
Please note! 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. 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!
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
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
Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

NOVA Bakery of Muskegon
NOVA is back with AMAZING treats for the holidays!  Take a delicious hand-made, organic treat to your holiday parties or start filling those stockings!
Chocolate bars, bonbons and solid figures!  All GF!!
-Bars: Solid 72%, Peanut Butter (V), PB&J (DF), Caramelized Crispy Rice (V), Mint Meltaway (V), Solid ORGANIC Milk Chocolate (NEW!), Solid ORGANIC white chocolate (NEW!)
-CHAKRA boxes are back in a limited number!  7 hand-crafted chocolates beautifully displayed in a labeled box ready for any yogi or chocolate lover!  All GF!!
-Bonbons: PB&J (DF), Key Lime, Espress-o Yourself (V), Pumpkin Latte, Mint Meltaway (V), Wild Heart (rasp/blackberry dark ganache-V), Cashew Brittle Butter, Egg Nog Logs
-Solid LOVE mold bars-solid 72%
-Pecan Buttercrunch Toffee: same delicious toffee plus organic toasted pecans!
-Magic Chocolate Powder: Organic blend for the BEST hot chocolates!  Small and large bags available
…and more!
There are 3 more opportunities to get holiday treats from NOVA:  December 7 and 21 @ Sweetwater market and December 14 @ 4 Corner’s Cafe in N. Muskegon 10-4pm!
Addy K, your thoughtful pastry chef

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Bakery!
PANETTONE will be available December 14 th and 21 st !
Come taste why this Italian Christmas bread has become a tradition for many…
Cheddar Peppercorn $8.00
Cranberry Orange Almond Bread $9.00
Hazel Road Rustic $6.00
Toasted Walnut Batard $7.00
(Oceana Round is the only non-sourdough bread we make.)
*All the grains and flours we use are certified ORGANIC.
Deep Mud Brownies $3.50 each
Morning Buns $3.50 each
COOKIES: $3.00 each.
Pecan Maple Oaties
SCONES: $3.00 each
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Blueberry Scones
Cranberry Orange Scone
Lovely Lemon 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!

Forest Finds (formerly Otherworldly Botanicals) of Muskegon
Forest Finds will be back with some new items excellent for gifting. Herbalist Cody Westendorf combining organic, local, and wild plants in her products. A selection of teas, honeys, extracts, and balms. You can contact me for pickup between markets @ forestfinds@yahoo.com , or through Instagram @forestfinds.love ,
Check out the Etsy for updates!

Funny Farm of Grant
Hi everyone! I’ll be at the market for the last time before Christmas.
I’ll bring jellies, smoked and plain Himalayan salt, aprons and cutting boards and other wood products. See you Saturday!

Sweetwater Curated Local Foods
*We accept credit/debit!
New! Coming next week: Mycotopia Mushrooms of Scottville!
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
New! Three newcomers for Cheeseheads! 
Idyllweiss Round 5 0z $7.00
Mont Idyll 5 oz $7.00
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
Rainbow Carrot, Sweet Potatoes
Stutzman Family Farm of Blanchard
Brussels Sprouts, Green Cabbage & Red Beets
Naturally Nutty Nut Butters of Traverse City
Smooth & Crunchy Peanut Butter
Almond Butter is back!
Food for Thought of Traverse City
Cherry Salsa & Blackberry Shiraz Preserves

Editors note: 
If you have questions about info in this newsletter please email them to sweetwaterlocalfoods@gmail.com
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