Time for Christmas! Sweetwater What’s New at the Market December 23rd

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, December 23rd, 2017
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.
We are a Bridge Card Market!
Vendors with * Accept Credit & Debit Cards

Special deal for first 10 customers – see end of newsletter at Etcetera Market Info booth listing!

Sweetwater Christmas Gift Certificates available at the Market Info Booth!

Attending this week’s market: 

Vinnie Sutherland Copper Ornaments & Tiles
Vinnie will bring her hammered copper artworks, and if you haven’t already seen her art elsewhere you’ll be amazed at the beauty & intricacy of her designs.

Patricia Pardee Designs on Paper
Patricia Pardee is a Newaygo artist who works primarily in colored pencil.

Grandsons Gardens of West Olive
We plan to be at market with a variety of winter produce & herbs.
Squash (Spaghetti, Butternut)
Herbs (Rosemary, Thyme, Sage)
Some Type of Salad Green.

Liberty Family Farm and Bakery of Hart
Pasture Raised Chicken
Breast Roasts
Leg quarters
Maple Breakfast Sausage
Garlic Basil Sausage
Pastured Pork
Hams nitrate Free
Maple Breakfast Sausage
Garlic Basil Sausage
Grass fed Lamb
Garlic Basil Sausage
Fresh Eggs!
Bakery Offerings

Fresh Quiche
Paleo Cookies
Morning Glory Muffins
Breakfast Cookies
Cinnamon Stars
Apple Bread
Cranberry Bread
Christmas Cookies
Gift Ideas!
Theodora’s Needle Felting
Olivia’s woven hand towels & blankets!
*Tim is back from shearing in Australia and is looking forward to coming to the market!
See you there!
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Otherworldly Botanicals of Grand Haven
Last minutes gifts for that special person in your life! Great size for slipping in a stocking. Honeys, teas, natural body care products, immune tonics, shrubs, and more. All created with loving intent by local herbalist Cody Westendorf from Grand Haven. Using local ingredients wildcrafted with care or organically grown. Check out my Etsy at https://www.etsy.com/shop/OtherworldlyBotanica
Or email me at otherworldlybotanicals@gmail.com for pickup between markets.

Funny Farm of Grant
The jelly sale continues: buy two for $10, one elderberry and one other flavor, still many to choose from.
Dried peppers and dried shitake mushrooms.
Winter squash.
#2 Garlic
New, larger sized Himalayan Salt.
For Christmas gifting: Barb’s Baubles and aprons from The Apron Lady!

Never Better Naturals of Twin Lake 
*We accept credit & debit cards!
Last minute STOCKING STUFFER and GIFT BOXES ready to go-we’ve got you covered!
We will have (handmade locally using certified organic butters, oils, and herbs):
*Organic Bar Soaps
*Whipped Body Butter
*Herbal Perfumes
*Herbal Face Wash (multiple skin types)
*Lip Butters
*Facial Night Butter
*Turn Back Time- Anit-aging Facial Serum
*Natural Deodorant (unscented & 2 others)
*Sanitizing Spray
*Herbal Tooth Scrub
*Baby Butter (lotion)
*Baby Bottom Balm (Diaper Cream)
*Pain Banish Rub (Joint, muscle, head, athritic, nerve, mentholated chest rub)
*7 Herb Healing Balm (Eczema, Psoriasis, Rash, Itch, Burn, Cracked Skin &            Lips)
*Scar Abate Salve
*Sinus Rescue Sticks (allergies, cold, flu)
*Laundry Wash (chem. & perfume free) LIMITED SUPPLY
*refills on Turn Back Time, Bug Spray, and Sanitizing Spray
NOTE: We are taking a short break, so the next time we will see you at market is January 20th.  Please email us with any questions or orders. neverbetternaturals@gmail.com
NOTE #2: After the second week in January, our products will no longer be available at Harvey Street Marketplace.  Instead, they will be at the new health store “Nature’s Helping Hand” at 4543 Grand Haven Road Suite E.  It’s an easy commute from Grand Haven or Muskegon.
Thanks, Rachel

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Christmas sale! 10% off beef preorders! Current inventory only, and only this week. 🙂
100% grass fed beef:
Ground sirloin
Burger patties
Soup bones
We’ll have a nice variety of honey. I’ll be bringing gift sizes. Honey substitutes well for sugar in your favorite holiday recipes, too.
I’ll also bring gift certificates one more time this year.

Scholl Farm of Montague
We’ll be there with:
Whole frozen chicken, 6-8 lbs. Range free, local (Grice Farms) certified organic feed.
 Eggs. Our laying hens, braving the outside world, often leave their protective barn quarters in search of the winter sun. They are fed local (Grice Farms) certified organic feed along with organic apples and second cutting alfalfa hay.
A few Winter Squash.
Potatoes. Many varieties. Call 231-893-1311 for bulk order.

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia 
*We accept credit & debit cards!
EGGS!  Our new hens are laying more consistently.  We feed them organic feed and minerals from Grice’s, plus our own grains, scraps and as much garden waste as they can possibly eat.
VEGETABLES! We will have WINTER VEGETABLES! red and yellow onions, cabbages, celeriac and Kossak Kohlrabi.
GRASS FED BEEF!  We have a full array of cuts available!  If you want to order in advance, email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call us by 7pm on Friday  – the number is below.
Special this week: Short Ribs $3 a lb
Grilling Steaks ~   Tenderloin, New York Strip, Ribeye, Porterhouse, T-bone, Sirloin, Cubed Steak, Skirt Steak, Hangar Steak, Kabob Beef
Cubed Steak –We eat it about once a week – pan-fried in a little butter and EVOO, about 2-3 minutes per side.  It’s a quick supper!
Braising Beef ~ Stew Meat, Round Steaks and yes, we have grilled round steak!
Roasts ~ Chuck,  Rolled Rump Roast, English and Arm Roasts,
Lean Ground Beef in 1/2 lb and 1 lb packages. We have some patties for those of you who prefer patties.
Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Bakery!
This is our final bake of 2017!  We will be back at the market on Saturday January 6th.  STOCK UP!!
PANETTONE is here!  This Italian Christmas bread is made with rum-soaked dried fruits, toasted almonds, and fresh orange and lemon zest.  It is visually dramatic and scrumptious! $15/loaf. Serves 4—8.
CHOCOLATE CHERRY BREAD:  Dark chocolate batons, organic cocoa, vanilla, and dried Michigan cherries in a sumptuous dessert loaf.  $10 We only bake this once a year!
GINGERBREAD CHILDREN:  Based on Charlie’s grandmother’s recipe, these lovely cutout cookies will delight the young and the young at heart.  $2.00 each or 5 for $9.00.
Cranberry Orange Almond Bread:  Toasted almonds, fresh organic orange zest, and plump cranberries.  Festive and delicious.  $8.75
Cheddar Peppercorn:  Cracked organic black pepper and smooth Vermont Cheddar.  $8.00
Big Country:  A 2# beauty made with organic wheat and rye.  Hilde’s favorite loaf.  $7.50
Honey Oat:  Organic steel-cut oats and Michigan honey in a moist, chewy loaf.  $6.50
**All the grains and flours we use are certified ORGANIC.
Morning Buns:  Hearty, naturally-leavened cinnamon rolls—with ground pecans and organic butter!  $3.50 each.
Deep Mud Brownies:  Our brownies are made with Callebaut dark chocolate, fresh organic eggs, and Michigan-grown organic barley flour—they are extremely deep and dark…  $3.25 each
Pecan Maple Oaties:  The quintessential oatmeal-raisin cookie made with real Michigan maple syrup, pecans, and organic raisins $3.00 each.
Hilltoppers:  A spicy cookie sweetened with golden molasses and bits of candied ginger.  $3.00 WE WILL ONLY HAVE GINGERBREAD CHILDREN THIS WEEK!
Treehuggers:  The one and only quarter-pound peanut-buttery original with organic dark chocolate chips.  Sweetened with Michigan maple and honey.  $3.00
Whangdangdoodlers:  A cookie as memorable as its name… Made with organic walnuts and dark chocolate batons—this one will absolutely WOW your tastebuds!    $3.00
$2.50 each
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Blueberry Scones
Pecan Date Scones
Double Chocolate Scones
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery
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Three Speed Coffee of Grand Haven
*We accept credit & debit cards!
Coffees & Sizes
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
Sumatra Mandheling
Also: Brewing immersion drip coffee by the cup, and we will have our four roasts available by the cup as well.
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.
Chad & Lorie

Bodhi Tree Market of Spring Lake
*We accept credit & debit cards!
I will have our cold-pressed juices, shots and Switchel. See you Saturday!
Instagram: @bodhitreejuiceco
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bodhitreemarketjuiceco

Etcetera: Market Info Booth 
Special deal!  $5 in market bucks to the first 10 customers who stop by our info booth and answer this week’s question:
Unscramble the letters and tell us what this spells and where it can be found?  EGNAHODSLOWGADRNN

We have Sweetwater Christmas gift certificates available!