Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, January 23rd, 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!
Music is Back at the Market!
This week Donna Carlston & the Front Porch Pickers are joined by
Nathan Wright of our own Liberty Family Farm and friend Jon Misner!
This Week’s Vendors
Earthly Kneads of Muskegon
Special Note – The shop’s open again and we’re back at market. Hope everyone’s new year is off to a good start. We missed everyone! Come by and say, “Hi!” to Diane on Saturday at Sweetwater. Having trouble sticking to your New Year’s resolution to eat healthier? Try some of our Whole Grain Spelt Bread. Spelt has 4 times the fiber as conventional wheat, a lower glycemic index, and it’s easier to digest. Our 100% Whole Grain Spelt loaf is made with no oil and no sugar or added sweeteners. The Seeded Spelt is our 100% Whole Grain Bread plus pumpkin, sunflower, sesame, and flaxseeds. Having trouble sticking to a resolution to eat UNhealthier? We’ve got that covered, too. Mmmmmm… Cinnamon Rolls…
Bread – 100% Whole Grain Spelt, Seeded Spelt, Peasant Bread, Tuscan Bread, Italian Rosemary, Sweet Vanilla Challah
Special Breads – English Muffin Bread, Chocolate Cherry Bread (Yes, you read correctly – CHOCOLATE CHERRY BREAD!), Gouda for What Ales You
Other Specials – Cinnamon Rolls with Cream Cheese Frosting, Spicy Sweet Potato Turnovers, Cheesy Shiitake Turnovers (made with our Beer Bread)
Scones – Apple Pie, Cranberry Orange, Dark Chocolate Chip
Muffins – Chocolate Raspberry, Blueberry Lemon
Cookies – Double Chocolate Cookies (Vegan, NOT G.F.), Peanut Butter Cookies (Vegan AND G.F., available plain or with GF & Vegan Chocolate Chips), White Chocolate Cherry Almond Butter Cookies (Vegan AND G.F.); Apple Pie Oatmeal Cookies; and more!
Granola – Blueberry Hazelnut, Ginger Fig Almond, Cherry Almond, Cranberry Pecan, Apple Pepita, and Totally Nuts, plus Muesli and Gorp
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
BEEF: We have all cuts of beef for Saturday! Steaks – tenderloin, rib, Porterhouse, sirloin, Tbone, cubed; roasts – arm, chuck and rolled rump; ground beef, tongue, soup bones, Liver, heart; I’ll also have ground beef in 10 + # quantities (1-2# packages) for $3.50 per lb. We also have some quarters of beef for sale. Email email@example.com for details.
Veggies this week: Potatoes – Russian Fingerlings, Russet, Red Norland; yellow and red onions; cabbages; carrots.
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. Just received a new shipment!
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG ~ http://www.earthscapefarm.blogspot.com
Liberty Family Farm & Abundant Harvest Bakery of Hart
This week from the Bakery:
Breakfast Cookies in Regular, Chocolate Walnut & Cherry Pecan
A delicious selection of cookies in a bag.
Honey Whole Wheat Bread
Spinach and Gouda Quiche
Gluten Free Merigues, and also macaroons
From the Farm:
We will have a fine selection of GRASSFED LAMB!
Hickory Ridge Family Farm
Big BOGO Sale! Whole Turkeys. Average 20#. Buy 1 Get 1 free! We have approximately 25 of them in the deep freeze at the Hart Starting Block. If you want them for the market tomorrow please call us at (231)861-6814 before 5:00 today and we’ll bring them, otherwise you can put your order in on Saturday and we’ll bring them to the next market on February 6th. These turkeys were raised at Happy Hill Farm on pasture and processed in November for Thanksgiving and Christmas.
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.
Garlic! $1.00 a head.
Olson Farm of Shelby
Last market for red Norland potatoes and large yellow onions.
Corn! I will be bringing my grinder and my saved open pollinated shelled yellow corn & wheat berries. I will grind you a custom blend and give you a recipe for the best tasting corn bread you ever ate!
Taste of Spring Maple Syrup. Less than a case left so plan to pick some up before it’s all gone until I make this spring’s newest batch.
Creswick Farms of Ravenna
Handcrafted Sausages and Specialty Meats
New! Creswick Old Fashioned Ring Bologna. Sells out fast so come early! Note: We’re out of Braunsweiger this week but will have more soon!
Pepperoni slices. Thin-sliced & spiced perfectly for pizzas, pasta salads & snacking.
Thin-sliced Deli Style Ham. Out this week. More next week.
Pork Sausages: Garlic Kielbasa. Chorizo. Breakfast sausage, links and 1# bulk pkg. Italian Sausage in 1# bulk pkg.
Chicken Sausages: Apple Chicken & Chicken Spinach Feta 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.
New! Round Roast. Flank Steak. Filet Mignon.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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
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.
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. This make great substitutes for any recipe calling for squash.
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.
Bee and Botanicals of Spring Lake
Happy New Year! If you are trying to go greener this year (or just want a great soap) our certified organic bath soap is a great place to start! Certified organic guarantees that all the oils and herbs were grown – and processed – according to organic standards (no pesticides, no radiation, environmentally friendly methods, etc.). These soaps are made with only essential oils, the colors in the soap are from the botanicals used in each recipe, no artificial preservatives and not animal tested!
With Valentines Day just around the corner we have a nice selection of soap gift boxes for purchase in a variety of designs, as well as Valentines Day cards.
Herbal bath tea blend of yummy organic botanicals, pretty sachets, organic lavender dryer bags, Lavender Hill Stain bars (travel size only right now) and organic catnip also available!
Look forward to seeing you at the market!
Imagination to Creation Jewelry of North Muskegon
Valentines Day jewelry, gifts and cards along with my new “vintage-look” necklaces at lower prices. Also, new earring designs and no-clasp pendant necklaces.
Soul Infusions of Cedar Springs
This week we will have a green tea for you to sample along with lots of honey, lotions, and a nice selection of dried herbs & teas.
New! Try our new “Rose Geranium Bath Bombs” – fizzy fun for the bath!
Also new this week: red and black sea salts!
Stock up on whole food lotions and water free “hand sanitizers”. We’d be glad to answer your herb questions – stop by and chat!