First Winter Market of 2010!

First Winter Market of 2010!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, January 9th, 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 the Bridge Card!

Start your new year out right with some healthy, humane & homegrown food from
the only year-round farmers market in West Michigan!

This Week’s Vendors
Creswick Farms of Ravenna
Handcrafted Sausages and Specialty Meats
New! Braunschweiger and/or Creswick Old Fashioned Ring Bologna. We will have plenty of what Nathan calls his “greatest creation” — a delicious smoked liverwurst made the traditional way, with pork liver, cream & spices, and the ring bologna, which we quickly sell out of every week we’ve had it.
Pepperoni slices. Thin-sliced & spiced perfectly for pizzas, pasta salads & snacking.
Thin-sliced Deli Style Ham. Sandwich size in 1# pkgs.
Pork Sausages: Garlic Kielbasa. Chorizo. Breakfast sausage, links and 1# bulk pkg. Italian Sausage in 1# bulk pkg.
Chicken Sausages: Apple Chicken links.
Lamb Sausages: Moroccan Lamb link sausage.
Fresh-Aire Pastured Pork
Pork Tenderloin, Pork Chops. Two choices of bacon this week: Apple Smoked and Hickory Smoked. Nitrite-Free. Soup Seasoning Bacon Ends.
Grass-fed Beef
New! Round Roast. Flank Steak. Filet Mignon. Ground beef, bulk in 1# pkgs. Ground Beef Patties 3 patties 1/3lb ea per pkg.
Pastured Poultry
Chicken Breast. Whole Chicken. Chicken leg quarters. 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
Certified Organic raw milk cheeses in the Dutch process tradition.
This Week! Gouda, Leyden, Gouda with Dill, Gouda Spice (garlic & onion), and Lamont Cheddar & newest cheese Polkton Corners.
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
BEEF: Liver, heart, cubed steak, ground beef, ground beef in 10# quantities (8 packages) for $35.00. These steers were fed some homegrown grain with their homegrown hay last winter, and were on lush rotational pastures all summer. Cows can eat grain as long as they are on pasture or hay free-range. They balance their own diets when given variety to choose. We will have a new batch of beef, all cuts at the next Market Day. We also have some quarters of beef for sale. Email for details.
Veggies this week: Butternut squash, Native American Hadista Squash (large Hubbard shaped, orange skin and flesh, long storage variety)Russet potatoes, Red LaSoda potatoes, dried parsley & dried basil.
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.
Abundant Harvest Bakery of Hart
We will have plenty of our great Ultimate Breakfast Cookies, Honey Whole Wheat Bread (made from freshly ground organic wheat), Gluten Free Broccoli quiche, Olive Oil Bread, Jumble Cookies (full of chocolate, raisins, and nuts) and more!
Ag and Health Alive of Marne
From the bookshelf: We have a number of great books to curl up with and read this winter, including our newest book on gardening: Ask Mother Nature: A Conscious Gardeners Guide, by Ellen Vandevisse. Or How to Grow More Vegetables, by John Jeavons.
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.
Northern Naturals Cherry Concentrate, honey or maple syrup, along with baked goods from Nantucket Bakery!
Also: pie pumpkins. They make great substitute for any recipe calling for squash.
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.
Earthly Kneads of Muskegon
The bakery is closed until January 14th. We will reopen on January 15th and will return to Sweetwater Market starting on January 23rd.

Good for the body & soul!

Brittanie’s Thyme of Cedar Springs
New! Starting the New Year off, Brittanie’s Thyme is establishing new Skin Care Systems to help our customers understand our recommendations for proper care of certain skin types. To begin the year our first collection is the Basic Skin Care System, containing the 4 oz Organic Citrus Cleanser, 4 oz Organic Almond Oatmeal Scrub and 1oz Organic Sweet Almond Oil. A $35.00 value/ now $25.00 thru Jan. This starter system offers daily care for the majority of skin needs, while allowing you to add special care items of your choice. A flyer detailing our new skin care systems and products has been sent to the printer and will be available in the very near future.
Imagination to Creation Jewelry of North Muskegon
Sale! Huge, end-of-the-year clearance sale! Purses and totes – 50% off!
Earrings – 25 to 50% off! Necklaces and sets – 30 to 50% off!
Greeting cards – 50% off or 3 for $1.00!
Soul Infusions of Cedar Springs
We hope you had a blessed Holiday Season! Stop by and sample our Fire Fly Chai Tea a delicious warming herbal chai. The herb of the month is “oregano”. This is an all around anti viral, anti fungal, and natural antibiotic. Great for cooking and for your health. Stock up on whole food lotions and water free “hand sanitizers”. We’d be glad to answer your herb questions – stop by and chat!