Sweetwater What’s New at the Market Saturday November 23rd

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, November 23rd, 2019
9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Vendors with * Accept Credit & Debit Cards
Please note: The market is CLOSED the Saturday following Thanksgiving, November 30th. For those Christmas shopping, please favor your small & local businesses this year! 

Attending this week’s market: 

Mund Farm of Rothbury
New, just in time for Thanksgiving! Certified Organic Apple Sauce, Apple Butter and Apple Cider from Country Mill of Charlotte!
Certified Organic Apples! Empires, Jonathans, Golden Delicious, Ida Reds from Hackert Family Farm of Ludington.
Quantities Available:
At market:
Quarts (2 1/2 lbs.) @ $4 ea;
Peck (5 qts.) @ $12 ea;
1/2 bu. @ $18 (22 lbs.); 1 bu. @ $30 (44 lbs.);
Please pre-order for ½ & 1 bushel sizes grmund@aol.com
Please bring your container(s) for large quantities
Certified Organic: 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 (18th Century, New York varieties)
Sweetly tart / juicy, with firm texture; Stores well
Excellent for sauces, cooking, baking & pies
Good for: eating, salads & freezing

Blackbird Farm of Coopersville
This Saturday’s market will almost certainly be our final one for 2019. We want to thank all of Sweetwater’s faithful customers for making this season one of our best, and we look forward to returning sometime in the spring of 2020!
This week at market we will likely be bringing:
Toscano kale
head lettuce, red and green, butterhead and looseleaf
beet greens
cabbages, full size and mini
Brussels sprouts
potatoes, five varieties
Looking forward to seeing friends old and new this weekend!

Garden in the Woods of Hart, Michigan
Salad Mix
Heads of Lettuce (Green Leaf and Red Leaf)
Baby Salad Turnips
Watermelon Radishes
Rosemary Bunches
Savory Herb Bunches (Perfect for your Thanksgiving dishes. A blend of Rosemary, Sage, and Thyme).
Thanks – Caleb

Marty’s Blend Gardens of Spring Lake
We’ll have tomatoes ready for your Thanksgiving salads! And free cookbooks (Marty cleaned out more to make space on the shelves)!  This will be our last Saturday for awhile as the cold weather has slowed things down quite a bit.
Cherry Tomatoes
Tomato Slicers (Jet Star and Big Denas)
Microgreens (Sunflower, Peas, and Mix)

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
Eggs Hens are outdoors when weather allows and fed Certified Organic Chicken Feed from Grices of Rothbury.
Potatoes: French Fingerling, Blue & Red Adirondack & Yukon Gold.
Winter squash including Butternut, Acorn, Festival, Cinderella.
Pie Pumpkins
New! Large dried Birdhouse gourds

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery
*We accept Credit & Debit!
Whole turkey preorders only, pick up at market.
Turkey Sausage
Whole Chickens
Broth Packs
Nitrate Free Bacon
Nitrate Free Hams and Ham Slices
Nitrate Free Hocks
Italian Brats
Breakfast Sausage
Garlic Basil Sausage
Grass Fed Lamb
Shoulder steaks
Leg steaks
Leg of Lamb
*full selection available mid January.
Pastured Eggs
New! Pumpkin Pies GF and Regular Pre Order
New! Apple Crumb Top Pies ( made with Organic Ida Red Apples) GF and Regular Pre -Order.
New! Fresh Quiche GF or Regular  large Pre Order
– Spinach & Cheddar
-Ham & Cheddar
New! Challah Bread for Stuffing
*We will meet next Tuesday or Wednesday in the market parking lot for pick up:)
Morning Glory Muffins
Paleo Cookies
Looking 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!  Winter Squash, Red and Yellow Onions, Cabbages, Celeriac.
Three Beef Quarters are available!  We can deliver to Sweetwater Market this Saturday!  Email for the prices.
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, New York Strip,  Rib Steaks, Ribeye, TBones, Porterhouse, Sirloin, plus Kabob beef for the grill!
Specialty Steaks – Hanger, Flank and Skirt
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 and 1 lb packages, and  1/4 lb patties!
Soup Bones ON SALE IF PRE-ORDERED – $1.50 PER LB ($1 off per lb!)
TALLOW! $1 per lb.  Let me know if you want me to bring some.
Beef Liver, Heart and Tongue

Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Bakery!
PIES AVAILABLE THIS SATURDAY!  Come early as we have a limited supply!
Pies, Bread, and Scones also available on Wednesday 11/27 at The Cheese Lady in Muskegon from 10—3:30.  Please pre-order!
ABBA PETER’S FAVORITE APPLE PIE:  Organic Ida Reds and several other Michigan varieties in a buttery crust!  Big and Beautiful!  $25 each.
RIGHTEOUS PUMPKIN PIE:  Made with Stu Scholl’s organic pumpkin and a unique oat/seed crust.  NO FLOUR in this pie!  You’ll love the combination… $20 each.
Chili Cheddar  $8.00
Big Country $7.50
Honey Oat $6.50
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!
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
We will be sampling one of these!
Also: Idyll Fresh Pasture Goat Cheese Plain, Garlic & Herb, Honey & Lavender, Fennel Pollen $4.00 ea
Bluestem Farm of East Jordan
Gold Beets
Second Spring Farm of Cedar
Rainbow Carrot, Parsnip
Stutzman Family Farm of Blanchard
Brussels Sprouts, Sweet Potatoes (limited) & Red Beets
Naturally Nutty Nut Butters of Traverse City
Smooth & Crunchy Peanut Butter
Food for Thought of Traverse City
Cherry Salsa & Preserves, Strawberry Basil & Apricot Chardonney

Not attending this week: 
Forest Finds (formerly Otherworldly Botanicals) will be back at  market December 7th. In the meantime the Etsy Shop is updated, and I can drop off orders at the Health Hutt in Muskegon. Etsy items with the Otherworldly label are discounted. Feel free to contact me either forestfinds@yahoo.com, or by phone 616-834-3233
Funny Farm of Grant
Barb will be at the Red Lotus Gallery for another show. It is located in downtown Muskegon in the Century Club bldg. 356 W. Western Ave. 10 to 4. Please come see all the beautiful art at Red Lotus and do a little early Christmas shopping! There will be lots of fun stuff and a great time! Hope to see you there!
NOVA Bakery We will return on Dec 7th & 21st. See you then!

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