Sweetwater Wednesday Market News for Saturday May 25th Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, May 25th, 2024
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Contact info at end of newsletter
Supporting Small Local Organic Food Producers since 2005!

Grilling this weekend? Be sure to check out Earthscape Farm, The Pasturage, Pine Row Farm & Mannor Farm for the best locally raised beef, lamb, chicken & pork! Scholl Farm is bringing asparagus for walk up sales only & Funny Farm has limited asparagus, preorders needed for hers! This is the LAST WEEK to get garden plants from Blackbird Farm!

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Vendors attending May 25th:

Funny Farm of Grant
.Hello, everyone! I’d like to thank everyone who pre-ordered and stopped
by market Saturday. It was a beautiful day! Things are getting planted
and growing really well, knock on wood! The asparagus is holding on,
might make it one more week too. I have a few new things this week and
more of last week’s offerings. Unfortunately my supplies are limited.
Please text me if there’s something you would like me to hold for you at 734 945 0720. Thank you all for your support. See you Saturday morning!
Mixed lettuce spring mix
Baby Chard
Homegrown jelly flavors, Elderberry, Kiwi,Kiwi/crab apple, Apple, Wild
grape, Blueberry
Pink Himalayan salt
You can reach me for preorders
at 734 945 0720.
Barb Loe
Funny Farm

Blackbird Farm of Coopersville
Friends, THIS WILL BE OUR FINAL WEEK FOR PLANT SALES. We will likely be bringing the following, for walk-up sales only: Certified Naturally Grown; organic, open pollinated, and heirloom seeds; using the highest quality compost-based potting soil we can find; all farm-tested varieties that do well in West Michigan’s climate.
Genovese basil
lemon basil
Thai basil
lemon balm
curly parsley
flat-leaf parsley
slicing cucumbers
ground cherries
lacinato kale
meadowlark kale
scarlet kale
anaheim hot peppers
anch(poblano) hot peppers
jalapeno hot peppers
king of the north sweet peppers
lunchbox mix sweet peppers
michigan wonder sweet peppers
zephyr summer squash
brightlights swiss chard
tomaverde tomatillos
black cherry
pink princess
sun gold
sun peach
yellow mini
Cherokee purple
early Detroit
green zebra
san marzano
striped german
Looking forward to seeing friends old and new at market this Saturday!

Scholl Farms of Montague
New! Asparagus. $5.00 per bundle. Green & Purple varieties. Walk up sales only – NO PREORDERS FOR ASPARAGUS!
Preorders encouraged for:
Rhubarb. $4.00 a 1.5 lb bunch.
All our products and produce are raised/grown organically using 100%certified organic feeds for our animals and no chemicals or inorganic fertilizers on our land.
CHICKEN EGGS: $6.00/doz. Flats $15 2.5dozen.
GOOSE EGGS: $2.00 ea $10 dozen duck eggs.
Place all orders via voice message at (231) 893-1311. Leave your name phone number and speak slow and clear.
Thanks So Much,
Stu and Connie

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We are butchering again in June. Get your name on the list! There are 22 new calves romping around the pastures.
BEEF: Please let us know if you want to pay at pick up (cash or checks made out to Earthscape Farm), or online with a Square invoice. We can mostlikely fill orders up until 7am Saturday morning!
Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com.
Please note: We have limited beef with us for you to buy at Market. Please try to get a preorder in to getexactly what you want.
Tenderloin $22/ lb, 2 per package
Porterhouse $15/lb 1 or 2 per package
Rib Steaks $14 /lb. 2 per package. OUT
T Bone Steak $14/ lb. 2 per package
Sirloin Steak $10/lb. 1 per package.
Flank Steak $10 / lb. 1 perpackage
Hanger Steak $10 / lb 1 per package
Stew Meat $8 per lb.
Skirt Steak $8/lb OUT
Cubed Steak $8/lb. .5 to 1.5# perpackage
Round Steak $7/lb. .5 to 1.5# per package OUT
Rolled Rump or English Roast $8.00/lb.
Brisket $8 per lb.
Chuck Roast $7.50 per lb.
Ground Beef $7.00/lb. ~ 1/2# and 1# packages. Yes, we raised theprice after many years.
Ground Beef Patties $8 per lb. 4per package
Short Ribs $6 per lb.
Liver $4/lb. OUT
Heart $3 per lb.
Tongue $3.50 per lb.
Oxtail $5 per lb. Rabo De Toro inSpain.
Soup Bones $2 per lb.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI 49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Hello :-),
All of our poultry is free range, locked in nightly, and has certified organic feed.
Please return your empty cartons, especially the duck egg size cartons. Thanks!
Chicken eggs are $6/dozen.
Duck eggs are $10/dozen.
100% grass fed beef:
We have beef at the processor available for next week’s market.
Prices listed are per pound. Orders are filled in the order we receive them.
SALE! Ground round, vacuum sealed $7.25
Ground sirloin, vacuum sealed $12.00
Sale! Short ribs, for moist cooking methods. $4.00
Ground specials: save 25 cents a pound on 25 pounds or more, and 50cents a pound on 50 pounds or more. Sale is available on ground round and ground sirloin while sufficient quantities are available. Preorder only.
We sell by halves and quarters. Please let me know if you would like to be added to the waiting list.
Plastic squeeze bottles:
1# raw $8
2# $12
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
1# block $10
New item! Tiny block $1.50
Maple syrup
Old fashioned boiled maple syrup, powered by wood! Glass jars only. Mother Hubbard’s maple syrup:
Pints $10
Quarts $20
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup
Glass containers.
Quarts $20
Gallons $55
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. I will try to get totals emailed out by 9:30pm on Friday.If you don’t get a response from me, please contact me. We accept cash or check payable to Pine Row Farm.
See you Saturday!

The Pasturage of Montague
We’re back! Order your grill-ables! Check out all our offerings at https://ThePasturage.com/order including lamb and pork sausage and steaks. Thanks!

Mannor Farm of Hesperia
Be sure to checkout our on-line Bundles for special deals.
New! Green garlic 6 pr $6. bunch. Must be preordered to be picked fresh on Friday.
We have a few bundles of USDA Organic Redwing onion plants left. Abundle has about 60-70 plants. $7.50 bundle
Certified Naturally Grown Eggs Our hens are fed a 100% organic diet. Our eggs are collected daily, are clean but not washed, and are packed in new unused paper cartons. Large Eggs $3.00 per dozen. 4 dozen for $10.00 Special price until our egg inventory drops again.
Certified Naturally Grown Chicken Raised on a 100% organic diet. This batch is White Rangers, very limited supply.
Whole Chicken Average 5.25 lbs $5.00per LB
Boneless Skinless Breast 2 per pack Average 1.36lbs $9.00 per LB
Thighs 4 per pack Average 1.8lbs $7.00 per LB
Wings 6 per pack Average 2.2lbs $5.50 per LB
We accept cash, credit/debit cards as well as SNAP/EFT cards.
Go to Shop at The Mannor Farm (https://mannorfarm.eatfromfarms.com/shop.php) to place an order. We prefer orders be placed through the above link but will take emailed or text orders. Email orders to the.mannor.farm@gmail.com or text to 231-301-9894.
Dan & Linda Mannor
The Mannor Farm LLC
5595 E Arthur Rd
Hesperia, MI 49421

Returning Soon

The Woven Farm
Will be back at market soon.
Samantha Otto
Farmer; Food+Farm Edu
The Woven Trifecta

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
Will be back at market soon.
~ Andy & Dennise

Other Places to Find Sweetwater Verified Goods
Shady Side Farm of Holland
If you are interested in the goings on at our farm this summer:
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Shady Side Farm

Laughing Tree Bakery
You can find us every Saturday at the Muskegon Farmers Market as well as the Grand Haven Health Hutt, now carrying a full array of our pastries as well as bread.

1. Look over the list. Each vendor has a unique deadline for when they need to receive your pre-order depending on their product. Send your pre-order by email to each vendor you want to order from, within their required deadlines.
2. Vendors will respond back by no later than Friday before market day with an order confirmation and an invoice that in most cases will allow you to pre-pay for your order. If a vendor is not set up to take payment online they will accept checks (preferred) or cash on market day pickup.

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Email: sweetwaterlocalfoods@gmail.com
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