Celebrate March: Shamrocks & Basketball Madness!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, March 20th, 9:00am to 1:00pm
Mercy Health Partners/Hackley Health at the Lakes
On Harvey St just 1/2 mile North of Pontaluna Rd.
We are a Bridge Card market

All Vendors Gladly Accept the Bridge Card!

This Week’s Vendors
Earthly Kneads of Muskegon

Specials – St. Patty’s Day Treats!  Irish Cream Cheese Cakes, Irish Soda Bread (made with or without currants), Guinness Bread (with or without cheddar cheese), and Cinnamon Rolls with Irish Cream Glaze.  Pizza Crusts (just top & bake!), Chocolate Bread Pudding Squares, Cheesy Spinach Pockets with caramelized onions and roasted garlic.  Feel free to call the shop to order ahead!  231.728.6383

Bread – 100% Whole Grain Spelt, Seeded Spelt, Peasant Bread, Tuscan Bread, Italian Rosemary, Sweet Vanilla Challah

Scones – Dark Chocolate Chip, Apple Pie, Cranberry Orange

Muffins – Chocolate Raspberry, Blueberry Lemon

Cookies – Double Chocolate Cookies (Vegan, NOT G.F.), Sunflower Butter Cookies (Vegan AND G.F., available in Cinnamon or with GF & Vegan Chocolate Chips), HUGE! Dark Chocolate Chip, Sweet & Salty Cashew Cookies (all oats, no wheat), Oatmeal Raisin (all oats, no wheat), Lemon Fig Oatmeal (all oats, no wheat), and more!

Granola – Blueberry Hazelnut, Ginger Fig Almond, Cherry Almond, Cranberry Pecan, Apple Pepita, and Totally Nuts, plus Muesli and Gorp

Also – We will also have our usual assortment of Naturally Nutty Nut Butters and Food for Thought Preserves, Hot Sauces, and Salsa.

Creswick Farms of Ravenna

Handcrafted Sausages and Specialty Meats
New Product Coming Next Market!
Pancetta! A Dry Cured Italian Bacon

1/4 pound packages. – $5/package.

Returning this week! Creswick’s Snack Sticks! 4 generous sticks $4.00/pkg.

Fresh-Aire Pastured Pork
Pork Tenderloin. Pork Chops. Apple Smoked or Hickory Smoked Bacon. Nitrite-Free. Soup Seasoning Bacon Ends.
Pork Sausages: Garlic Kielbasa. Chorizo. Breakfast sausage in links or 1# bulk pkg. Italian Sausage in 1# bulk pkg.


Old Fashioned Ring-Style Bologna.

Thin-sliced Deli Style Ham.

Grass-fed Beef
Round Roast. Flank Steak. Filet Mignon. Gourmet Patties (beef, bacon 3 1/3# patties)

Ground Beef Patties (3 1/3# patties).

Pepperoni slices. Thin-sliced & spiced perfectly for pizzas, pasta salads & snacking.
Pastured Poultry
Please note: We will be out of fresh frozen chicken until May.

Chicken Sausages: Chicken Spinach Feta links.

Lamb Sausages: Moroccan Lamb link sausage.
Soy Free Eggs: Available by pre-order only (see below).
Pre-Orders: Email Chris Bedford at chrisbedford@charter.net 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: www.CreswickFarms.com
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia

BEEF ~ We  have some quarters of beef for sale.  Email pbobier@voyager.net for details.

We will have  beef by the pound and package on Saturday!  Steaks , roasts, ground beef, tongue, soup bones, Liver, heart.  I’ll also have ground beef in 10 + # quantities  (1-2# packages) for $3.50 per lb.

Veggies this week ~ Potatoes –  Russet, Red La Soda; yellow and red onions; carrots, celeriac, parsnips.  Dried herbs.  Maybe some spinach ?
Organic Olive Oil ~ Choose your favorite bottle or try a bulk blended organic oil for sale for $30 in your quart jar.
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE ~  I’ll be bringing an assortment of 1# bags. A new shipment arrived this week.
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG ~  http://www.earthscapefarm.blogspot.com New photos are up!  We are signing up this year’s CSA members.  Let us know if you are interested.

Liberty Family Farm & Abundant Harvest Bakery of Hart

From the bakery:

Abundant Harvest Bakery

Breakfast Cookies

Regular, Chocolate Walnut

Mini Cheesecakes



Jumble Cookies

Broccoli cheddar quiche

From the Farm:

Grass-fed Lamb

Grass-fed Beef Soup Bones & Roasts

Hickory Ridge Family Farm
Goose! These freshly processed and frozen geese run between 6 to 9 lbs, and were pastured on grass and supplemented with oats grown on the nearby Earthscape Farm.

Duck! Stewing ducks, whole ducks, & boneless skinless duck breast. Frozen.

Happy Hill Frozen Turkey & Chicken

Turkey Sausage. Breakfast, Italian, Brat & Chorizo. Breakfast & Italian in links or bulk. Turkeys were fed certified organic feed.
Pastured turkey: Fed certified organic grain.  Whole turkeys processed the week before Thanksgiving, also: frozen packaged thighs, drumsticks, breast roast, sliced breast, and tenderloin.
Pastured chicken
: Frozen chicken fed certified organic grains. 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 meats raised on pasture with daily moves.
Free-Range Eggs: Large.

New from Hickory Ridge! Besides raising pastured poultry, Will raises Shetland sheep and now has beautiful wool in various natural colors for sale by skein. Also his sister Rebecca will bring her hand-knit gloves, mittens & socks. She will also do custom orders.

Garlic! $1.00 a head.

Ag & Health Alive of Marne

Spring is around the corner! Start preparing now for your garden! We will have 10 oz to 10# sizes of various garden supplements, like Berry Mix, Liquid Fish & Kelp concentrates, Maxicrop, Dry Kelp Meal, Milky spore & Diamatacious Earth.

From the bookshelf: Ask Mother Nature: A Conscious Gardeners Guide, by Ellen Vandevisse. Or How to Grow More Vegetables, by John Jeavons.

Also: Nantucket Bakery Cinnamon Raisin Bread and other baked goods.

Northern Naturals Cherry Concentrate. Blackstrap molasses, honey & maple syrup.

Grassfields Farm of Coopersville
Certified Organic raw milk cheeses in the Dutch process tradition.
This Week! Gouda, Leyden, Gouda with Dill, Edam (low-fat Gouda), Gouda Spice (garlic & onion), & Lamont Cheddar.


Good for the body & soul!

Bee & Botanical of Spring Lake

New! I am introducing a new soap to our certified organic soaps just in time for your Spring plantings, called Rows and Furrows Gardener’s Soap. It’s a clean scented soap with that extra grit from ground apricots and coffee with light sweet orange essential oil for added grease cutting ability. All of our soaps are made with only essential oils, the colors in the soap are from the botanicals used in each recipe, no artificial preservatives and are not animal tested!

Herbal bath tea blend of yummy organic botanicals now comes in two sizes; the jar with refillable muslin bags and now also a set of 2 single use bags.

Sweet hand made rose bud mini heart share wreaths, pretty to hang on a little girls or baby’s room wall or unique wedding shower gift.

Along with our single hand made cards I now also have package sets of 4 hand made cards which are nice to use yourself or also for a hostess gift.

Look forward to seeing you at the market!

Brittanie’s Thyme of Cedar Springs

NEW PRODUCTS are here!  Sweetwater is the first to offer the new 4oz Balancing Facial Toner $7.00, 2oz EveryDay Moisturizer $16.00, 2oz Night Time Facial Restorative Serum $24.00.

Our feature product this week is Sweet Almond Oil with Vitamin E.  This product is meant to be used as a deep,  protective moisturizer focusing on very dry skin types as well as mature skin.  It offers protection in cold, wind, and sun exposures; deep skin moisturizing with no greasy feeling and the antioxidant properties of Vit E offers additional healing effects. Great for both day and night moisturizing!

This week we are offering $1.00 off Sweet Almond Oil with Vitamin E

Imagination to Creation Jewelry of North Muskegon

NEW!!! “Strands”…possibly the most versatile jewelry in the world!  “Strands” can be worn several different ways in the front of your body OR down your back to dress up a sundress or plain outfit.  They can also be worn partially in the front and partially in the back.  “Strands” can also be worn as a belt or in an updo.  What a fun and practical piece of jewelry!  Also new this Saturday will be “BeadforLife” necklace sets.  BeadforLife is a non-profit organization providing impoverished Ugandan women and their children the opportunity to rise above poverty by making beads from recycled paper.  I have purchased some of these beads and have mixed them with Gemstones and the like to make pretty spring and summer sets.

Soul Infusions of Cedar Springs

Stock up on spring cleansing herbs like dandelion and red clover. we will have “Irish Breakfast Tea” to sample,and many favorites to purchase.Honey and whole food lotions available as well as selected essential oils.

Last but not least If you would like to become a Friend of the Market for a suggested donation of $10.00, which entitles you to a free cup of coffee at every market you attend for a full year, please see me at the market this Saturday! We will also have  Higher Grounds Coffee by the Cup for a suggested donation of $1.00.