Great Weather, Great Food, Great Music – Yippee!

Doug the Singing Cowboy and the Sagebrush Band!
Doug the Singing Cowboy and the Sagebrush Band!

Music this week by Doug the Singing Cowboy and the Sagebrush Band, with the Back Row Pickers including Jo Ann Windberg!

Saturday, April 25th, 9:00am to 1:00pm
Indoors at Hackley Health at the Lakes
On Harvey St. ½ mile S of Lakes Mall-exit US31 at Pontaluna Rd
We are a Bridge Card & Project Fresh Market

This Week’s Vendors Include:

Earthscape/Full Circle Farm of Hesperia
Are you interested in joining our CSA? If so, see Patrice at our table, or email
BEEF! We have more beef this week – all our cuts: steaks, roasts, short ribs, liver, heart, stew meat, ground beef. Stock up now! These were young Angus heifers, grass-fed their whole lives, and fed home-grown and ground grains for a couple of months before butchering.
PARSNIPS ~ freshly dug, sweetened over the winter. Only a few pounds left!
ONIONS! The last from storage.
Lettuce Mix!
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE! I’ll be bringing an assortment of 1# bags.
Fresh Rosemary from the Greenhouse.
Organic Olive Oil! These oils are imported from all over the world. They are grown, pressed and bottled on small organic farms. Incredible quality! Check out
Now in stock:
Mansur 375 ml $15; 750 ml $25
Catalan 250 ml $16; 500 ml $24
Moutere Grove SALE~ 250 ml $20; 500 ml $35
Harmony Gardens of Montague
Hoophouse greens this week include: Baby Lettuce Mix, Turnip greens, Parsley, Arugula, White, Russian & Dino Kale mix, Mustard Mix including Osaka Purple and Senposai.
Creswick Farms of Ravenna
Handcrafted Sausages and Specialty Meats
Fresh-Aire Pastured Pork.
New this week: Ham Steaks. Also: Hickory Smoked Nitrite-Free Bacon, Boneless Pork Chops, Pork Breakfast sausage in links & bulk. Soup Seasoning Bacon Ends.
Pork Sausages: Bacon-Cheddar-Brats, Smoked Polish and Garlic Kielbasa
Chicken Sausages include: Apple/Chicken Sausage Links and Chicken with Spinach & Feta Cheese.
Lamb Sausages: Moroccan Lamb Sausage.
Pastured Chicken
No chicken available until middle of April.
Grass-fed Beef
Round Roast and Ground Beef in 1 lb pkg and 1/3 lb. Beef Burgers 3/pkg
Beef Snack Sticks. We are out of Filet Mignon this week.
New Product! Creswick Farms is now offering a ½# package of ground mixed beef, lamb, & chicken for $2.00! Meat is frozen, uncooked. Cooked or raw, add your own fresh greens and cooked rice and you have a great locally made food your pets will devour!
Pre-Orders: Email Chris Bedford at by Monday before the 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.
New! Chili Cheese! A tasty aged gouda with dried red chili peppers.
Fait Gras is back! Pronounced “fay gra”, our newest English style cheese has been selling out fast. It is made with a very high cream content, making it milder than our Lamont Cheddar; very smooth & creamy. We will also have Gouda, Gouda with Dill, Leyden (Gouda with Cumin), Gouda Spice (garlic & onion), Edam, and Lamont Cheddar.
Learn more about our cheese, and other products at
Earthly Kneads of Muskegon
Cookies! Sweet salty cashew cookies, Old fashioned chocolate chip, & Thumbprint shortbread cookies with Food for Thought jam. Scones. Muffins.
Biscotti! Apple Pie, Cranberry Orange Pecan & Double Chocolate Cherry.
Five kinds of granola. Michigan Gorp.
Breads! Gouda for What Ales You, Tuscan French, Wholegrain spelt. Seeded spelt.
Save! Nice selection of discounted, frozen breads.
As always, we will have Food for Thought Jams & Naturally Nutty Peanut Butters.
Our bakery is also open Saturday, from 9am to 2pm.
Call 231 728-6383. Visit the website at
Ag and Health Alive of Marne
Last week for Jerusalem Artichokes.
Last week for Goose eggs. Small number of duck eggs.
Plenty of chicken eggs.
From Nantucket Bread Company of Grand Rapids: Chilled Whole Wheat Pizza Dough! Sold in single size bags, just roll out on a pizza tin, let rise a bit and then add your favorite toppings! Also: Whole Wheat Raisin Bread, Whole Wheat Bread, Seven-Grain Sourdough bread, Cranberry Walnut bread and Health Muffins. Made of whole grain organic flours.
Lamb! This week at the market: We have individual cuts of lamb in chops, roasts, ground lamb, stew meat and shanks. Also, you can still order a half or whole lamb.
We are an authorized Fertrell Dealer and have a huge list of available organic garden supplies.
Happy Hill Farm of Hart
Hoophouse Greens! Mixed greens, arugula, beet greens, turnips, salad burnet, radish, spinach, parsley, rainbow chard.
From Rebecca’s Side of the House: Spinach & a Wild n’Tasty Salad Mix.
Turkey Sausage and Ground Turkey . Breakfast, Italian, Brat & Chorizo. Breakfast & Italian in links/andor 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.
Stewing Hens. Hens retired from laying eggs make the best chicken soup in the world! Simmer these gals for several hours and you have genuine old-fashioned chicken! Or roast on high in the crockpot with no water for 8-12 hours for scrumptious roasted chicken!
Rabbit. Whole, frozen. Raised by David Filbrun on the farm.
Happy Hill will have Abundant Harvest Bakery goods at their booth, including Granola Breakfast Cookies.
Free-Range Eggs: Large. Also, goose eggs.

Locally made products good for the body and spirit!

Sochon & Halona Pottery of Twin Lake
Mother’s Day Very Special Sale! Every couple of years we accumulate a group of odds and ends of our ceramic pieces. Now it’s time to clear them out and make room for new items. Beginning this week and May 9th we are offering 50 to 70% off all of the following 100% microwaveable, dishwasher, oven and food safe items: Decorative Tiles, Wine goblets, Urns, Bowls, Dinnerware, Assorted vases, Mugs, Teapots, Fish plates, Cutting boards, and more!
Imagination to Creation Jewelry of North Muskegon
Winners of Kids Day Drawing!
Young Lady Necklace – Betsy (no last name: maybe Horrigan?)
Boys Beach Necklace – Wesley Sweet. If these items are not picked up this weekend they will be at the market managers table.
Theresa’s Bags n’ Blooms
Theresa returns this week with a selection of new spring bags, handsewn from her own favorite patterns & fabrics, and possibly tulips!
Creature Comforts of Grand Haven
Brighten up your table inside and out with colorful cloth napkins . There are 2 sizes– large adult size of many different patterns and smaller size for children with fun boy and girl patterns! Also come and feel the cuddly , soft , tied baby quilts that would be just right for a new baby or toddler . They are all handmade of pre-washed cotton and will stand up to many washings! There are also some special hand pieced and hand quilted baby quilts for that wonderful addition to your family or circle of friends.
Under the Pines of Fruitport
Looking forward to the sunshine and seeing you at Sweetwater this week! Stop by and try our handcrafted soaps in the following aromas:
Patchouli and Sweet Orange, and Oats and Oils (no essentials added to this one for those who prefer unscented).
All of our soaps have 10% shea butter added to help fight that post winter “dry” skin. Our Bath Teas are a special treat as well as our body butters (excellent for moisturizing feet, knees, elbows, cuticles and hands).
A great assortment of our customers favorite lip balm too in several yummy flavors (buy 4 lip balms and get one free)!
Back in stock, our hand made laundry washing soda with just the things in it you need for a nice clean wash without the harmful chemicals!
Bee and Botanicals of Spring Lake
Organic lavender dryer bags for field fresh laundry, nice to use with Under the Pines Lavender Washing Soda!
New hand made cards and gift tags. Small bags with hand embroidery of muslin and burlap, make great little keepsakes presents for birthdays,
and Mother’s Day. Floral and woodsy sachets to tuck in drawers, cars, luggage, gym bags and closets.
Peacocks’ Earthly Creations
We create one of a kind cement leaf sculptures using leaves from our gardens as the mold. The sculptures are stained or painted and then sealed so they can be used in the home or the garden. We use a variety of leaves from small morning glory to huge elephant ears to create candle holders, birdbaths and more.
LaMaire Handblown Glass Art of Grand Haven
Linda LaMaire will be bringing the glasswork of her son Jonathan LaMaire. He has been a glassblower for 10 years, now working out of his studio in Grand Haven. She will bring: handblown glass pendants, bracelets, perfume bottles, marbles, oil lamps and diffuser bottles (including diffuser reeds and essential oils) Jonathan’s glass art is sold in several different galleries and museums throughout the country. Linda will also bring her own decorative felted balls and bowls – Great mother’s day gifts!
Kathy Lucas of Grand Haven
Kathy has been knitting, quilting, and crafting out of her home for many years. Today she will be bringing photo gift cards (all her own photos), lavender sachets, and felted wool coasters. These items will be good Mother’s Day gifts.

Last but not least: Big Sweetwater Hug & Thanks to Marianne Nelson & Jackie Nelson for renewing their Friend of the Market membership! 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. Please note: Higher Grounds Coffee 1# bags for sale at Earthscape booth.

Please remember that we are closed next Saturday, May 2nd. We will be open again on Saturday, May 9th.

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