Fall Gets Serious!


Fall Splendor in the Great Lakes!


Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, October 16th, 9:00am to 1:00pm
Mercy Health Partners/Hackley Health at the Lakes
On Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
We are a Bridge Card & Project Fresh market

Fall Gets Serious!
We may be inside if the weather is too nasty tomorrow morning.

Creswick Farms of Ravenna
Pastured Raised, Antibiotic & Hormone Free, Artisanal Meats
Featured this week! Ham Deli Slices are back! Braunschweiger to warm your heart!
Skinless, boneless chicken breasts
Chicken leg quarters
Ground chicken
Pork Chops
Pork Tenderloin,
Bacon, Apple Smoked
Bacon, Hickory Smoked
Bacon Ends
Flank Steak
Gourmet Patties
Ground Beef Patties
NOTE: Filet Mignon and other steak cuts are available by special order.
Garlic Kielbasa Sausage
German Thuringer
Moroccan Lamb Sausage
Chicken Spinach Feta Sausage
Chicken Apple Sausage
Ring Bologna
Deli Ham Slices
Pepperoni Slices
Hot Italian Sausage Links
Breakfast Sausage (Bulk 1 lb. packages + links)
Italian Bulk Sausge (1 lb. packages)
Meat Snack Sticks
Chicago Style Hog Dogs
Soy Free Eggs: A limited number will be available
Important Notice Regarding Pre-Orders: If you pre-order meat you will have to pick it up on Saturday by no later than 12:00 noon or the items will be put back in stock. If you have an emergency and can’t make it you can call the cell phone to reach me before the noon cut-off at 231.670.4817. Thanks! 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

Earthly Kneads of Muskegon
This week’s Specials-
Anadama Bread: Light whole wheat with honey, cracked corn, lightly spiced. Vegan.
English Muffin: Medium whole wheat with “holes” to catch the butter! No dairy, no egg.
Cheesy Garlic Mustard Pretzel Bread & Buns: Just like our pretzels but in loaf and kaiser bun form. Dairy & egg free.
Gouda for What Ales You: Our famous Cheesy Beer Bread featuring Bell’s Amber Ale. Also without cheese in a vegan version.
Cinnamon Swirled Challah: Swirls of cinnamon-sugar-butter makes fantastic French Toast!
Regular Saturday Breads – 100% Whole Grain Spelt, Seeded Spelt, Peasant Bread, Tuscan Bread, Italian Rosemary.
Scones- Apricot almond, Honey Lemon & Fig, Cinnamon Raisin.
Muffins, Lemon Poppyseed, Pumpkin spice.
Sweet Rolls- Cinnamon Pecan with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting.
Cookies Many assorted varieties including Gluten-free.
We’ll have granola, gorp, and muesli, too.
Fresh garlic. Hardneck varieties.
We will also have our usual assortment of Naturally Nutty Nut Butters and Food for Thought Preserves, Hot Sauces, and Salsa.

Maple Moon Farm of Shelby
We have an abundance of fall veggies! Carrots, beets, parsnips, garlic, potatoes, sweet potatoes, kale, swiss chard, spinach, kohlrabi, scallions, winter squash, pie pumpkins, fresh and dried herbs.

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
Veggies this week ~ Sweet Potatoes, and it’s been a great year for them! Delicata, Butternut and Acorn Squash. See our blog for information on storage of winter squash. Little Decorative Pumpkins! Potatoes; Celery and Celeriac, Eggplant, Leeks! Onions, kale, chard, mixed salad greens, arugula. Bulk deals on Sweet and Hot Peppers. Freeze or dry them for winter. We’ll have some herbs: parsley, cilantro, rosemary, sage.
BEEF ~ order a quarter of beef now for delivery in November. At market ee will have almost all cuts of our pastured Angus.
Great Cookbook – Vegetables A to Z – last copies are for sale for $16.
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 1# bags. A new shipment arrived this week ~ Various types, beans or ground, dark or light roast, full caf, half caf or decaf.
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG ~ http://www.earthscapefarm.blogspot.com
Olson Farm of Shelby
Red Delicious apples. From a neighbors orchard. Up until last fall they have been grown conventionally but were not sprayed with chemicals since then. Prairie Blush Red potatoes, red & white onions, and the 2010 batch of Taste of Spring Maple Syrup.

Grassfields Farm of Coopersville
Raw Milk Certified Organic Cheese
Gouda, Gouda w/dill, Gouda w/cumin (Leyden), Lamont Cheddar. Gouda w/chili flakes.

Liberty Family Farm of Hart
Grass-fed Meats, Vegetables and wholesome Baked Goods.
GRASS-FED MEATS Grass-fed beef & lamb. Also: EGGS!
GARDEN OFFERINGS Mixed greens, arugula, spinach & turnip greens
Bakery Offerings this week
The ultimate breakfast cookies include Regular, Cherry Chocolate Pecan, Chocolate Walnut, and Peanut Butter Chocolate.
Quiche- spinach & cheddar, Broccoli & Cheddar.
Cinnamon Rolls we will surprise you with the flavor!
Carmalized onion Ciabatta Bread
Empanadas made with 100% grass-fed beef, organic onions & spices.
Apple pies, Apple Turnovers, Blueberry Turnovers, Pumpkin pie and Maple Walnut Pies.
New! Dried Fruit & Nut Chocolate Bark, made with 60% cacoa chips.
New! Roasted Butternut Squash and Onion Pie-a delicious savory fall pie!
New! Pumpkin Walnut Bread!
Breakfast Cookies, pies. gluten free sandwich bread, Pumpkin Walnut Bread, Apple Pies, Quiche.

Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery of Hart
Until winter market our breads will be brought to the market by our friends at Maple Moon Farm. They will have at least six of our nine varieties on hand—all made from 100% organic flours and grains. Nearly all of our breads are naturally-leavened using a levain that we cultivate on site in our bakery. All of our doughs undergo a long, slow fermentation process that produces extraordinarily flavorful and easily digestible breads. The grand finale: our breads are baked in a handbuilt ,wood-fired brick oven which creates loaves of amazing texture and beauty!
West Michigan Wheat $5.00 (A light and creamy wheat bread)
Oceana Round $5.00 ( Rustic Italian country bread)
O’Batta $5.00 (Ciabatta-style ripping and dipping bread)
Third Coast Three Seed $5.50 (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat)
Hazel Road Rustic $5.50 (A lovely 4-grain featuring Michigan spelt, barley, rye and wheat)
Griff’s 8-Grain $6.50 (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grainsj three seeds, and a bit of Michigan honey)
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan $7.75 (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins)
Elbridge Parmesan Olive $8.00 (Wisconsin parmesan and Kalamata olives in every bite!)
THE MICHIGANDER! A naturally-leavened bread made with 100% Michigan grown whole grains! $5.50

Hickory Ridge Family Farm
Grassfed Beef. Ground beef in packages.
Pastured Poultry. Whole chicken & cuts including chicken breast & leg quarters, wings, soup stock. Chickens raised on pasture & supplemented with either certified organic feed from Grahams Organic, or non-organic but not GMO feed from a local farm co-op.

Ayurvedic Farm of Montague
We will be bring our freshly grown Micro Greens. Rebecca will be bringing some new paintings and will be doing charcoal portraits on site for a special Farmers Market price. We will be bringing some great recipes also that will be Indian cooking based.

Agriculture & Health Alive of Marne
Cabbage, Butternut Squash, Pie Pumpkins.
Assorted Fertrell and other highly regarded garden supplements.
Gardening, Farming Books.
Northern Natural Cherry Concentrate & honey.

Good for the body & soul!

Bee & Botanicals of Spring Lake
New! Hasselman’s Honey of Fremont. Perfect honey to pair with my bees wax items!
Bees Wax Candles-New selection of handmade in Michigan beeswax candles with cotton wicks. Perfect for fall with their natural textures, colors and warm honey scent.
Starry Night Dream Pillow Sachets-made with a special blend of herbs to aid in relaxation and add a soothing aroma to your pillow or bed side table for a heavenly nights sleep.
Lavender sachets – a variety to choose from for drawers, closets and knitting bags, travel bags and cars.
Pantry Moth away sachets – are buy one get one half off (refillable next year too)!
Lavender dryer bags, great for bed linens and towels
Certified Organic Soaps – in Lavender, Lemongrass Tea, Spice and others wonderful scents made with essential oils (no artificial fragrances or colors are used in these soaps).
Lip balms – unflavored, peppermint, grapefruit and cinnamon, made with moisturizing oils, made with Michigan beeswax and the finest organic essential oils for flavoring.
Cards and gift tags – Unique one of a kind including Halloween, Fall and Thanksgiving designs as well as gift boxes for the organic soaps.
Look forward to seeing you at the market!

Daisy Doodles of Whitehall
Beautiful fall days mean excellent dog-walking weather! Don’t forget to take along some Daisy Doodles. They make an excellent training treat, as well as a delicious and wholesome snack for those “just because” times. Your dog will thank you.
Also this week, more beautiful free-range, non-GMO eggs from Daisy’s friends at Birdland Eggs. Happy hens make healthful henfruit! Say that three times fast…

Imagination to Creation of North Muskegon
October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. This week I will have Breast Cancer Awareness items ranging from jewelry to totes, to cards and bookmarks. Show your support for those suffering from this dreaded disease during October and all year round. I will also be bringing new sweater/scarf pins and earrings for the fall season.

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.

Sweetwater is now on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/pages/Muskegon-MI/Sweetwater-Local-Foods-Market/111077177535

Hope to see you at the market!
Diana Jancek
Market Manager