Father’s Day Specials and a Special Musical Guest!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, June 19th, 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 Eligible Vendors Gladly Accept the Bridge Card!

Father’s Day Specials & A Special Musical Guest!

Join us from 9 to 11 this Saturday & hear Ukulele maestro Aaron Lee! Aaron is touring the country this summer playing songs from his newest release, The Ukulele Project.

This Week’s Vendors

Fruitful Acres of Manistee

Hugh Bowling returns with his “Jewel” certified organic strawberries.

Earthly Kneads of Muskegon

Father’s Day Specials – We’re making it easy to make dinner and dessert for dad this Sunday! Pizza crusts, just top & bake. Parmesan, Herbed, or Cheddar & Onion Flatbreads, just split and stuff with goodies instant sandwiches. Shortcakes all ready for making strawberry shortcake. Pick up some of Fruitful Acre’s beautiful strawberries to go on them. Roasted Spring Garlic and Onion Bread made with spring onions from Earthscape Farm and spring garlic from Frasure Farms. Lavash Crackers, perfect for snacking or dipping in hummus. STRUDELS!!! Either Apple Cinnamon with cream cheese or Apple Lemon & Fig (this is a delicious combination!). These are made with a flaky organic crust and the last of our fresh local apple stash. No more apple goodies until the fall!  There’s nothing like a warm piece of strudel topped with a little bit of vanilla ice cream. YUM!

Bread – 100% Whole Grain Spelt, Seeded Spelt, Peasant Bread, Tuscan Bread, Italian Rosemary, Regular Challah with or without poppyseeds

Scones – Blueberry Lemon, Cinnamon Raisin, Apricot Almond

Muffins – Blueberry Pie, Rhubarb Pie

Cookies – Cinnamon Raisin Sunflower Butter Cookies, HUGE! Dark Chocolate Chip Cookies, Coconut Pecan Macaroons, Peanut Butter Cookies, and more!

We’ll have granola, gorp, and muesli, too.

Shiitake Mushrooms – fresh and dried available this week!

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

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia

Veggies this week ~  Carrots!  Chinese Cabbage! Broccoli!  Kale! The last of the Spinach;  Mixed Salad Greens;  Head lettuces including Anuenue and Michelle Crisp-head; Turnip greens,  Red Scallions; Radishes; Cilantro, Parsley, Rosemary, fresh Oregano.

Chive Plants; Plus 2 kinds of parsley – Flatleaf Gigante d’Italia and Curly Krauss.

BEEF ~  We will have  beef by the pound and package at Sweetwater on Saturday.  Steaks, roasts, ground beef,  stew meat, cubed steak, soup bones, heart.  SALE!  Chuck and Arm Roasts 10% off.  Also  ground beef in 10 + # quantities  (1-2# packages) for $3.50 per lb.

We  have Quarters of our Grass-Fed Beef FOR SALE!  It is getting butchered soon.  Order a quarter now and you can have it cut & packaged the way you want, or get our standard cut.  Email pbobier@voyager.net or call for details.

ON SALE!  Organic Olive Oil ~ Choose your favorite bottle. 10% off.
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE ~  I’ll be bringing a new shipment of 1# bags.
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG ~  http://www.earthscapefarm.blogspot.com

Ayurvedic Farm of Montague

Customers who love Microgreens will be thrilled to learn that we now have a regular vendor for them! Chris Brooks and Rebecca Todd will be bringing their signature mix of radish, broccoli microgreens, to be cut fresh at the market. Also: handmade soy candles & garden art.

Dancing Goat Creamery of Byron Center

The creamery produces award winning Chevre cheese which is used at several local restaurants and is now available at Sweetwater!  Barbara Jenness is owner and Master Cheesemaker. Try the delicious Spring Roll Chevre: Fresh goat cheese infused with spring chives & a signature pansy!

Also at the Dancing Goat booth, find Little Rooster Breads from the Lubbers Farm on-farm bakery run by son Casey Lubbers. Please check the Little Rooster website for a description of how these wonderful breads are produced.

The creamery is on http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dancing-Goat-Creamery/178787637813?ref=ts

Little Rooster Bread Company info: http://www.littlerooster.net

Creswick Farms of Ravenna

Pastured Raised, Antibiotic & Hormone Free, Artisanal Meats
Featuring this week

Ground Lamb (1 lb. packages)
Chicago Style Hog Dogs
Garlic Kielbasa Sausage
Moroccan Lamb Sausage
Chicken Spinach Feta Sausag
Apple Chicken Sausage
Hamburger Patties (1/3@), Flank Steak, Gourmet Patties, Filet Mignon
Chicken Breasts, Chicken Leg Quarters, ground chicken in 1# bulk pkgs.
Pork Chops, Pork Tenderloin, Hickory Bacon, Apple Bacon, Bacon Ends for Soup Seasoning
Ring Bologna
Deli Ham Slices
Pepperoni Slices
Breakfast Sausage (Bulk 1 lb. packages + links)
Italian Bulk Sausge (1 lb. packages)
Meat Snack Sticks
Soy Free Eggs: Available by pre-order only (see below).
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

Grassfields Farm of Coopersville

Raw Milk, Organic Cheese

Gouda, Gouda w/dill, Gouda w/cumin (Leyden), Edam, Gouda w/chili, Lamont Cheddar,

Hickory Ridge Family Farm
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.

Garlic scapes.


We still have an small assortment of Happy Hill Frozen Turkey & Chicken.

McLaughlin Grows! Urban Farm of Muskegon

Dustin Anderson, farm manager of this new inner city urban farm sponsored by Community EnCompass, returns with heads of Romaine lettuce, bagged mixed greens. Easter egg radishes and herbs.

Harmony Gardens of Montague

From the Hoophouse: Hakurei Turnips. Arugula. Kales. Lettuces. Green onions.

Olson Farm of Shelby

Jim Olson will be bringing his 2010 batch of Taste of Spring Maple Syrup, lettuces, and possibly strawberries.

Liberty Family Farm & Abundant Harvest Bakery of Hart

From the farm:

Fresh Pasture Raised Chicken. Fed non-GMO grains, supplemented with flaxseed. Whole chickens, Boneless Skinless Breast, leg quarters, wings & livers.

Grassfed Beef. 1# ground beef,patties, soupbones, oxtail. tongue & liver.

Grassfed Goat & Lamb all cuts available. Chops, steaks, shanks, ground and ribs.

From The Bakery

Fresh baked pies, cookies & breads!

From the Garden

Fresh specialty greens & lettuces!

Agriculture & Health Alive of Marne

Garden supplies. 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 & Diatomaceous 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.


Good for the body & soul!

Imagination to Creation Jewelry of North Muskegon

Inventory reduction sale…All Swarovski crystal on sale at 30% off !!!
Who knows, maybe a piece you’ve been eyeing will be there.  1 Day only!
I will also have the 50% off men, boys and young lady’s jewelry table.  Hope to see you there!

Soul Infusions of Cedar Springs

Ready for the gallon jug, Sun Tea Bags will be $3.00 ea or 2 for $5.00

Stock up on summer herbs and salts for grilling. Lots of tea and we will be sampling “Almond Blossom oolong” iced tea..also for sale by the glass $2.00. See you Saturday!

Brittanie’s Thyme of Cedar Springs

We will return to the market on June 26th. See you then!

Bee & Botanical of Spring Lake

Stop by and check out our wonderful beeswax candles, certified organic soaps, lip balms, lavender sachets and other great organic and natural products. Candles are made with 100%  pure Michigan beeswax and 100% cotton wicks.

Certified Organic Soaps in Peppermint, Grapefruit, Lemongrass Tea, Northern Forest and others wonderful scents made with essential oils (no artificial fragrances or colors are used in these soaps). Specialty soaps including Rows and Furrow’s Gardener’s Soap with the orange oil and ground almonds to cut the grit and grime that come from a good day of gardening or other dirty work (nice for the kitchen too).

Dog Shampoo Soap in a regular Dirty Dog blend and also one for dogs with itchy or dry skin, Oatmeal and Honey, which includes honey, almond oil and oats.  Both are made using rose geranium, neem oil, rosemary, lavender and other oils to keep away ticks, fleas and mosquitos in a natural non-toxic way.

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.