Best Pasture Raised Meats in West MI!

Great Pasture Raised Meat Sale Continues!

Pastured Beef

Pastured Pork CloseupPastured Lamb closeup

Pastured Poultry

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, November 7th, 9:00am to 1:00pm
Mercy Health Partners/Hackley Health at the Lakes
On Harvey St. ½ mile S of Lakes Mall-exit US31 at Pontaluna Rd
We are a Bridge Card  Market – all food vendors gladly accept Bridge Cards!

This Week’s Vendors

Fruitful Acres of Manistee
Hugh will return with more fresh-pressed organic cider in half gallons! Also: Certified organic apples: Ginger Gold, Graham Spies, Honey Crisp, McIntosh & Gala.
Earthscape/Full Circle Farm of Hesperia
BEEF: These steers were fed some homegrown grain with their hay last winter, but were on pastures all summer.
Sale! Rib steaks, $1.00 off per pound.
On Farm Sale! Ground beef in 1-2# packages, minimum order 10# at $3.50 per lb. Must be pre-ordered. Call (231)861-2234 or email
Veggies this week: Parsnips, Carrots, Lettuce; Potato Sale continues! Red Norlands and Russets. We also have fingerlings ~ French Fingerlings are redskinned with yellow flesh, and Russian Fingerlings are buff brown skin / white flesh. Cabbages, Winter squash. Cilantro. Parsley. Beets, Celery, Red & Yellow onions, maybe some kale and chard but the deer have been bad this Fall, kohlrabis. Maybe some pak choi and chinese cabbages.
Organic Olive Oil! SALE! I will have a new blended organic oil for sale for $30 in your quart jar. Also Moutere Grove from New Zealand ~ 250 ml $20; 500 ml $30 and bottled Catalan 250 ml $16; 500 ml $24, a new Greek oil and Mansur from Argentina.  HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE ~ I’ll be bringing an assortment of 1# bags.
Creswick Farms of Ravenna
Please note: We still have a few pasture-raised Turkeys available for Thanksgiving.
Hams (5-18 lbs) are available on special order
Handcrafted Sausages and Specialty Meats
Lunchmeats & snacks.
New! Creswick Old Fashioned Ring Bologna! Blend of beef & pork seasoned with coriander, garlic, onion, & celery powder, sea salt, and a touch of turbinado sugar. Yum! Try a sample this week and you’ll be hooked!
Creswick “Healthy” Meat Snack Sticks (perfect for school). 4 generous meat sticks to a pack. Buy 4 for $4.00 each, get 1 pack free!
Pepperoni slices. Thin-sliced & spiced perfectly for pizzas, pasta salads & snacking.
Thin-sliced Deli Style Ham. Sandwich size in 1# pkgs.
Pork Sausages: Red Hot Brats. Jalapeno Brats. Garlic Kielbasa. Chorizo. Breakfast Link sausage. Breakfast sausage in 1# bulk pkg. Italian Sausage in 1# bulk.
Chicken Sausages: Apple Chicken links, Chicken with Spinach & Feta Cheese links.
Lamb Sausages: Moroccan Lamb link sausage.
Fresh-Aire Pastured Pork
Pork shoulder roasts, Pork Tenderloin, Pork Chops. Pork Steak, Ham steaks. Two choices of bacon this week: Apple Smoked and Hickory Smoked. Nitrite-Free. Soup Seasoning Bacon Ends.
Grass-fed Beef
Flank Steak. Filet Mignon. Gourmet Burgers: grass-fed beef & hickory smoked bacon 3-1/3lb patties per pkg. Ground Beef Patties 3-1/3lb patties per pkg.
Pastured Poultry
Chicken Breast. Leg qtrs. Whole Chicken. Ground chicken in 1# bulk pkg.
Soy Free Eggs: Available by pre-order only (see below).
Pre-Orders: Email Chris Bedford at by no later than Monday morning before the next market and he will have it ready for you to pick up on Saturday. For a complete list of products, please see the website: .
Grassfields Farm of Coopersville
Certfied Organic raw milk cheeses in the Dutch process tradition.
New! We’re proud to announce an addition to our cheese line-up. It’s called Polkton Corners, and is a delicious, soft-style unpressed Gouda. Also: Gouda, Leyden, Gouda with Dill, Gouda Spice (garlic & onion), Edam, Lamont Cheddar and Gouda Chili Spice
Happy Hill Farm of Hart
If you haven’t already heard the news, we are preparing for a huge change in our family: we’re moving to New Zealand at the end of November! The farm has been sold, to a couple from Detroit who are interested in growing food, and we are now getting ready to dispose of some of our equipment & personal belongings in a sale to be held on November 14th. In the meantime we will be attending the market until November 21st. We have the following large items for sale right now, let us know if you are interested.
For sale: 12×24 ft minibarn. Lined & wired. Metal inside & out. Needs to be moved onto a slab. $2000 obo. 1987 Ford Box truck. Call 231 873-8972 for more info.
Great meat sale will continue! We didn’t bring enough with us last week, so we will be totally retocked and ready to sell this Saturday! Remaining stocks of 2008 whole frozen chicken drums, wings & breasts are 75% off while they last! For example, you can get a whole frozen chicken for only $5 or $6 dollars! Also includes turkey breast. Also, 2008 Turkey Sausage Brat Style 50% off a pound! For large orders please give us a call and we’ll reserve it for you.
New! We still have a few Thanksgiving Turkeys not spoken for. See us at the market on Saturday, or call us at 231 873-8972 to reserve yours.
Hoophouse & Veggie Garden. Mixed greens & arugula! Acorn & Buttercup squash. Beets, big onions. Kennebec & Red Lasota potatoes. Herbs: Fresh & dried parsley, cilantro, rosemary & sorrel.
Turkey Sausage. Breakfast, Italian, Brat & Chorizo. Breakfast & Italian in links or bulk. Turkeys were fed certified organic feed.
Ducks. Young and tender. The drakes weigh about 6 lbs.; the hens are just over 3 lbs.
Pastured turkey: Fed certified organic grain. We will have frozen packaged thighs, drumsticks, breast roast, sliced breast, and tenderloin.
Pastured chicken: Two options: Frozen chicken fed certified organic grains or chicken fed our own 2nd year transition corn. We have all cuts—whole, cut up, bone-in and boneless skinless breast, drumsticks, thighs, leg quarters and wings, soup stock, feet, liver, hearts and gizzards. All of our meats are raised on pasture with daily moves, and are processed on farm: no stressful transporting.
Breakfast Cookies from Abundant Harvest Bakery.
Free-Range Eggs: Large.
Grassfed Beef. We are selling remaining stocks of beef for our nephew John Filbrun, who raised the steer on our farm. Wendell, Rebecca & the kids have moved back to Ohio.
Olson Farm of Shelby
New! Jim will be bringing a tasty batch of collard greens as well as red & white potatoes, red & white onions and his great made on the farm “Taste of Spring” maple syrup.
Ag and Health Alive of Marne
Winter squash. Five kinds of pumpkins.
Back again – Lamb! All cuts available. Chops, leg of lamb, ground, etc.
Now is a good time to get your fall lawn & garden taken care of. We have a wide variety of Fertrell fall garden supplies. Please call 616-677-6178 and Paul will bring it to market. Also: Honey, maple syrup, garden books, processed & bagged wool.
Nantucket Bread Co. Freshly baked loaves of Whole Wheat Raisin Bread as well as regular Whole Wheat, baked with organic flour.

Good for the body & soul!

Brittanie’s Thyme of Cedar Springs
With illness being our number #1 concern of late, our sale items this week will be our Cold Comfort Crystals reg $10.00/ now $7.00 (Dead sea salts, with a blend of essential oils to give the old fashioned menthol aroma we so quickly remember). These crystals create aroma-therapy for relief of symptoms of the common chest colds. We also are offering our Sinus Relief and Sweet Dream Pillow reg $7.00/ now $5.50. These two pillows offer aromatherapy to help you sleep better, and offer relief of head congestion or of sinus issues. These products are all reusable, lasting 6 weeks or more.
If you have any questions please contact us at or call us at 616-788-8224.
Imagination to Creation Jewelry of North Muskegon
New! Just in time for cool weather – my new wool handbags and new quilt-material totes along with jewelry & gifts for the holidays. I also have some new treasures for the young and the young-at-heart. I have dainty little dragonfly earrings and necklace, dainty fairy earrings and necklace and the “Bella” bracelet (from the “Twilight” series) in Amethyst gemstone and sterling.