Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, June 1st, 2013, 9:00am to 1:00pm
Mercy Health Partners Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
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Attending this week’s market:
Mund Farm of Rothbury
Greg & daughter Erin Mund will be bringing a load of fresh-picked asparagus! The season will be winding down soon, so be sure to get some, there will be plenty for fresh eating and freezing for those nights in the middle of w—– when you need a nice memory of warm summer days!
Shady Side of Holland
I will have our certified organic dry beans at Saturday’s market–grown last summer on our farm south of Grand Haven. The special this week is Black Valentine Beans–regular price for a 2 lb. bag is $11.50–this week you can get a 2 lb. bag for $10. I will also have a limited amount of Grassfields Farm aged raw milk cheese: Chili Cheese, Dill, Garlic & Onion, Gouda, Lamont Cheddar, and Leyden. Grassfields Farms is out of some varieties of cheese right now, so we will have to wait for mid-June for some of the others to come back in stock. firstname.lastname@example.org
Maple Moon Farm of Shelby
This week we have French Breakfast Radishes.
Fresh herbs! Cilantro, mint, sage, tarragon, and lemonbalm.
Green garlic. Young spring garlic, before it sets a bulb.
We have our normal spread of herbal products; herbal teas, creams, lip balms, and a few remaining salves.
Tomato plants! We have a variety of heirlooms, including great slicers, canning tomatoes, and sweet cherry tomatoes. This is the last week we will have tomatoes for sale.
Funny Farm of Grant
This week we’ll have spinach, spring mix, radishes, arugula, and special for the kitties, cat grass. I have 10 pots available. I have some dried shiitake mushrooms, too. And maybe some fresh ones. Apron Lady & Janet will return as well!
Five Oaks Farm of Montague
We’ll have garden transplants for sale, and info about our CSA.
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
VEGETABLES: Spinach, Scallions, Salad Mix, Green Garlic
We look forward to getting your pre-orders by Email. If you want more info about our farm in particular, including prices, send us an email email@example.com .
At the market this week:
SPECIALS: Ground Beef – 10 packages for $50. Liver – $3 per lb. PRE-ORDERED
SHORT RIBS $3 PER LB.
Skirt Steak, Flank Steak
Ground beef 1 lb pkgs
Bone-In: Rib, T-Bone and Porterhouse Steaks
Boneless: Tenderloin – Do a stir-fry with a small package or grill some larger steaks!
Boneless: NY Strip, Rib Eye, and Sirloin Steaks.
Roasts: Chuck, Rolled, Arm
Swiss Steak and Round Steak
Short Ribs, also good for meaty soups
Tongue, Liver and Heart
ORGANIC OLIVE OIL ~ Fair Trade, too! Imported by Higher Grounds in Traverse City
NEW SHIPMENT: HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 1# bags. Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or medium roast, full caf, half caf or decaf. Try a cup at the Sweetwater Market table!
Also at Earthscape’s table: Crow Feather Farm. Nic & Caroline will bring Spicy Brassica Salad Mix, lettuce mix and fresh herbs.
Chickadee Creek Farm of Nunica
Pork Menu for May 18th Market!
Back ribs 1-2lb
Fat, Back 1-2lb
Ground Pork 1lb
Leaf Lard 2-3lb
Loin roast, Boneless 3-5lb
Pork Chops, Thick cut 2pr pkg
Pork Steak 2 pr pkg
Shoulder Rst 2-4lb
Spare Ribs 2.5-4lb
Smoked Nitrate/Nitrite Free Cuts
Bacon, Thick Cut 1lb
Boar Bacon 1 lb
Canadian Bacon 1 lb
Hams, Whole or Portion 4-12lb
Ham Hocks 1-2lb
Ham, slices .5-1.5lb
Jowl Bacon 1lb
Picnic Roast 2-4lb
Soup Bones 1-2lb
Nitrate/Nitrite Free Sausages
Andouille Sausage Links (5pr pkg)
Bratwurst Links (5 per pkg)
Bulk Hot Italian Sausage 1lb
Chorizo Sausage Links (5 per pkg)
Meat Duck Pre-Orders
Delivery date: June 15-July13 at Sweetwater.
4-7lb ea. $4.25 a lb.
25 birds available. $10 deposit
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery of Hart
BREADS: Each week we bake our seven scrumptious weekly breads (listed below) as well as one or more specialty breads. Please consult the schedule below to find out when we are making your favorite specialty bread!
GRANOLA! We make two different varieties of granola: Mountain Crunch Granola (pure vanilla, toasted almonds, and organic coconut oil) and Laughing Tree Peanut Butter Granola (all-natural PB, pure vanilla, and Michigan honey).
OUR EIGHT WEEKLY VARIETIES:
Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $5.00
Oceana Round ( Rustic Italian country bread) $5.00
Third Coast Three Seed (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $5.50
The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $5.50
Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamon) $6.00
Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $6.50
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.25
100% whole grain Kamut: Light and moist with a fruity flavor, a great loaf for folks with wheat sensitivities. $6.00
SPECIALTY BREAD BAKE SCHEDULE
Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00
Irish Cheddar Peppercorn (Smooth Irish Cheddar accompanied by tongue tingling black pepper). Price $8.00
Toasted Walnut Batard: (aromatic toasted walnuts lend a lovely nuttiness and a purple hue to this versatile batard) $6.50
Pastries available for Saturday:
Expedition Cookies– The kitchen sink including bits of chocolate, coconut, and raisins rolled into whole oats and barley flour. $2.25 each
Treehuggers The one and only quarter pound peanut buttery original. $2.25 each.
Cranberry Orange Scones
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Lovely Lemon Scones
(All our scones are $2.25 each* and are handmade with our own fresh eggs, organic cream, and organic butter)
Deep Mud Brownies $2.75 each* Our brownies are made with extraordinary Callebaut dark chocolate, our own fresh eggs, and Michigan grown organic barley flour—they are amazing!!
Liberty Family Farm and Bakery of Hart
Hoop house Offerings
Mixed Greens and Arugula!!!
From the Farm
Farm Fresh Eggs
Ground, chops, steaks, roasts, and shanks.
PASTURE RAISED PORK
Chops, ground, roasts, ribs and more.
Brats German, Garlic Basil and Italian
Pepper Bacon, Hardwood Bacon, and Canadian Bacon.
Breakfast Cookies all flavors
New! Organic Cheddar and Ramp Quiche
New! Rhubarb Galettes
New! Ramp, herb and cheddar Foccacia Bread Rounds
Cinnamon Rolls, Multigrain Rolls, Ham and Cheddar Sandwich made with
our own ham lunch meat.
Morning Glory Muffins, Hazelnut and chocolate Muffins and more..
Turnovers and Gluten Free Quiches!!
New! Rhubarb Pie– limited quantities since our Rhubarb is just coming on.
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CJ Veggie of Zeeland
We’ll be at Sweetwater this Saturday with fresh greens.
Hickory Ridge Family Farm of Ferry
We will be taking a brief hiatus from the market for the next few weeks as we work hard on getting your chickens ready for their big market debut. We are happy to report that the first batch are already out in the field being rotated to fresh, green pasture daily and are growing plump, happy, and delicious. We will return to Sweetwater in late June with your pre-ordered chickens and limited quantities of pork, and should begin to have chickens available (whole and various cuts) at market in July.
September’s Herbs & Produce of Montague
We have family in town this week and won’t be at market, see you soon!
Bees & Botanicals of Spring Lake
Pretty, Practical, Eco-friendly and Organic!
We will not be attending the market on May 25th and June 1st. See you soon!
Maple Creek Sugars of Fremont
We’ll be back to market soon.
Pet Chef Lakeshore of Twin Lake
We will not be present this Saturday. However dog/cat food pre-orders can be picked up at the market through Amy Oak. Orders can be placed no later than FRIDAY evening by calling Barb at 231-288-9805, or email firstname.lastname@example.org and Amy will have your order available at the market between 9:30 to 11:00 a.m. If you can’t make it to market during that time frame, Barb will personally deliver your order the following week.
Friends of the Market
If you would like to become a Friend of the Market for a suggested donation of $20.00, 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 Pre-Ordering Service for Sunday, June 8th!
If you prefer the convenience of pre-ordering your meat & eggs from the market consider signing up with any of the vendors listed below at the market or by emailing email@example.com for our preorder reminder email that will go out on Sundays. This Sunday, June 2nd, you will be receiving an email from the market with price lists and ordering info from the following farms: Earthscape Farm (beef ), Chickadee Creek Farm (pork & eggs), Liberty Family Farm (lamb, chicken, pork & eggs).
You’ll have until Wednesday to get an order in, and each vendor will contact you with a reminder and total of your order.
See you at the market!
Contact info: (231)292-1152, firstname.lastname@example.org
We are a BRIDGE CARD market!