July is “Locally Raised Pastured Meats” Month at the Market!

Organic Sweet Cherries!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, July 10th, 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 & Project Fresh market

July is “Locally Raised Pastured Meats” Month at the Market!

Meat vendors will be offering specials for the entire month of July.

Fruitful Acres of Manistee

First of season Certified Organic Sweet Cherries! The early season hard frosts have made these cherries a bit scarce so plan to come early if you want some.

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia

Taste our beef this week!  We will be offering samples of our beef between 11:30 and 12:30 this Saturday at the Market.

Veggies this week ~  Sugar snap peas, snow peas, maybe shelling peas; summer squash, Oriental Suhyo Cucumbers, early red norland potatoes, carrots, beets, broccoli, kale, Swiss chard, arugula, mixed salad greens, radicchio, escarole, scallions, radishes,  parsley, dill, rosemary, basil.  The CSA share members got sweet peppers and tomatoes this week so we will have them for Sweetwater Market soon!

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.  Also  ground beef in 10 + # quantities  (1-2# packages) for $3.50 per lb.

Please email any pre-orders by Friday 4pm to pbobier@voyager.net.

Organic Olive Oil ~ Choose your favorite bottle. Or buy bulk – Armando Mansur from Argentina.

HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE ~  I’ll be bringing a new shipment of 1# bags.
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG ~  http://www.earthscapefarm.blogspot.com

Creswick Farms of Ravenna

Pastured Raised, Antibiotic & Hormone Free, Artisanal Meats
Last week! Firecracker Sausage Links (with cherries & hot peppers)
Hot & Tasty!

New! Hot Italian Sausage Links.

Filet Mignon, Flank Steak, Ground Beef Patties, Gourmet Patties
Chicken Breasts, Chicken Leg Quarters, Ground Chicken 1# pkg limited quantities.
Pork Chops, Pork Tenderloin, Hickory Bacon, Apple Bacon.
Garlic Kielbasa Sausage
Moroccan Lamb Sausage
Chicken Spinach Feta Sausage
Apple Chicken Sausage
Ring Bologna
Deli Ham Slices
Pepperoni Slices
Breakfast Sausage (Bulk 1 lb. packages + links)
Italian Bulk Sausge (1 lb. packages)
Meat Snack Sticks

Chicago Style Hog Dogs – out this week, back next week.
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

McLaughlin Grows! Urban Farm of Muskegon

This week we have lots of red cabbage, cukes, peppers, baby rainbow carrots, dill, basil, thyme and some mixed greens. Visit our Facebook page to learn about our new Friday’s at the Farmstand evening market from 4 to 6! http://www.facebook.com/pages/McLaughlin-Grows-Urban-Farm/106456159379286?ref=ts

Dancing Goat Creamery of Byron Center

This week, try some of our Chevre with Herbs & Fennel Pollen! We like it sprinkled on salads or as a spread for fresh veggie wraps. YUM!

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

From our partners at Little Rooster Breads. Made of only the best organic & on-farm ingredients, we ferment our grains to produce a smooth and tasty bread that we guarantee even the fussiest kid will love! Wild Rice & Onion, Multi-Grain, Whole Wheat & Cinnamon Raisin breads and hotdog and hamburg buns. Find out more at http://www.littlerooster.net

Ayurvedic Farm of Montague

Christopher Brooks and Rebecca Todd will be bringing their signature mix of radish, broccoli microgreens, to be cut fresh at the market. Also: Mustard greens, radishes, handmade soy candles & garden art.

Earthly Kneads of Muskegon

Specials – Brie Bread (made with Brie from The Cheese Lady), Roasted Shiitake and Olive Bread, English Muffin Bread, Curry Chickpea & Caramelized Onion Bread, and Pecan Sticky Buns.

Bread – 100% Whole Grain Spelt, Seeded Spelt, Peasant Bread, Tuscan Bread, Italian Rosemary, Sweet Vanilla Challah

Scones – Cherry Blueberry, Honey Lemon & Fig, Dark Chocolate Chip

Muffins – Lemon Poppyseed, Cherry Almond

Cookies – Sweet & Salty Cashew, Ginger Fig Oatmeal, Cherry Almond Oatmeal, Cinnamon Sunflower Butter (GF & Vegan), Chocolate Chip Sunflower Butter (GF & Vegan), Peanut Butter (GF & Vegan), Giant Peanut Butter with Sundrop Chocolate Candies (GF), HUGE! Dark Chocolate Chip, 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.

We’re on Facebook at:  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Muskegon-MI/Earthly-Kneads-Bakery/68756603032?ref=ts

Olson Farm of Shelby

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

Grassfields Farm of Coopersville

Raw Milk Organic Cheese

Gouda, Gouda w/dill, Gouda w/cumin (Leyden), Edam, 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.


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

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!

Brittanie’s Thyme of Cedar Springs

Special this week: Help for sun-battered skin! Even though our skin prefers a more acidic ph ranging from 4.5 to 5, when we  perspire we give off salt causing an alkaline skin surface which dries out the skin. To help restore normal ph, cleanse & soothe the skin throughout these hot summer days, try our balanced Skin Toners. We use distilled waters for a more acidic ph compared to tap water, in addition to peppermint and sweet orange essential oils for a very refreshed and cooling feeling to the skin. HINT: try storing in your refrigerator in the summer!

Sale Product:  Organic Facial Toners reg/ $7.00  sale/ $5.00

Soul Infusions of Cedar Springs

Assorted teas, herbs and spices for summertime enjoyment. Sun tea bags $3.00 ea or 2 for $ 5.00. Lip balms and lotions as well! 

Daisy Doodles of Whitehall

I started making Daisy Doodles Artisanal Dog Treats because I want my son’s dog Daisy to have wholesome treats made out of real food. Daisy just loves them, and her friends agree. Daisy Doodles are made using organic ingredients, supporting the local food system and economy, and respecting the earth through responsible packaging and business practices. Find out more at our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Daisy-Doodles-Artisanal-Dog-Treats/136348099716861?ref=ts

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.