Michigan Summer in Full Swing!

Eat Good Food!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, June 26th, 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 market

All Eligible Vendors Gladly Accept the Bridge Card!

This Week’s Vendors

Fruitful Acres of Manistee

Strawberries! Hugh Bowling returns with his “Jewel” certified organic strawberries. Please do plan to come early to make sure you get some!

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia

Veggies this week ~  Carrots!  Chinese Cabbage! Broccoli!  Kale! Mixed Salad Greens;  Head lettuces including Anuenue and Michelle Crisp-head; Turnip greens,  Red Scallions; Radishes; Cilantro, Parsley, Rosemary, fresh Oregano.

Chive Plants; Plus 2 kinds of parsley – Flatleaf Gigante d’Italia and Curly Krauss.

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.  SALE!  Chuck and Arm Roasts 10% off.  Also  ground beef in 10 + # quantities  (1-2# packages) for $3.50 per lb.

We  have Quarters of our Grass-Fed Beef FOR SALE!  It is getting butchered soon.  Order a quarter now and you can have it cut & packaged the way you want, or get our standard cut.  Email pbobier@voyager.net or call for details.

ON SALE!  Organic Olive Oil ~ Choose your favorite bottle. 10% off.
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE ~  I’ll be bringing a new shipment of 1# bags.
CHECK OUT OUR BLOG ~  http://www.earthscapefarm.blogspot.com

Ayurvedic Farm of Montague

Customers who love Microgreens will be thrilled to learn that we now have a regular vendor for them! Chris Brooks and Rebecca Todd will be bringing their signature mix of radish, broccoli microgreens, to be cut fresh at the market. Also: handmade soy candles & garden art.

Dancing Goat Creamery of Byron Center

The creamery produces award winning Chevre cheese which is used at several local restaurants and is now available at Sweetwater!  Barbara Jenness is owner and Master Cheesemaker. Try the delicious Spring Roll Chevre: Fresh goat cheese infused with spring chives & a signature pansy!

Also at the Dancing Goat booth, find Little Rooster Breads from the Lubbers Farm on-farm bakery run by son Casey Lubbers. Please check the Little Rooster website for a description of how these wonderful breads are produced.

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

Little Rooster Bread Company info: http://www.littlerooster.net

Olson Farm of Shelby

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

Creswick Farms of Ravenna

Pastured Raised, Antibiotic & Hormone Free, Artisanal Meats
Featuring this week

Chicago Style Hog Dogs
Garlic Kielbasa Sausage
Moroccan Lamb Sausage
Chicken Spinach Feta Sausag
Apple Chicken Sausage
Flank Steak, Gourmet Patties
Chicken Breasts, Chicken Leg Quarters
Pork Chops, Pork Tenderloin, Hickory Bacon, Apple Bacon, Bacon Ends for Soup Seasoning
Ring Bologna
Deli Ham Slices
Pepperoni Slices
Breakfast Sausage (Bulk 1 lb. packages + links)
Italian Bulk Sausge (1 lb. packages)
Meat Snack Sticks
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

Grassfields Farm of Coopersville

Raw Milk, Organic Cheese

Gouda, Gouda w/dill, Gouda w/cumin (Leyden), Edam, Lamont Cheddar,

McLaughlin Grows! Urban Farm of Muskegon

Dustin Anderson, farm manager of this new inner city urban farm sponsored by Community EnCompass, returns with heads of Romaine lettuce, bagged mixed greens and herbs.

Harmony Gardens of Montague

From the Hoophouse: Kales. Lettuces. Green onions.

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.

Garlic scapes.


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

From the Hoophouse: Kales. Lettuces. Green onions.

Earthly Kneads of Muskegon

Great assortment of breads, muffins, cookies and specials this week!

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.

Liberty Family Farm & Abundant Harvest Bakery of Hart

From the farm:

Fresh Pasture Raised Chicken. Fed non-GMO grains, supplemented with flaxseed.

Grassfed Beef.

Grassfed Goat & Lamb

From The Bakery

Fresh baked pies, cookies & breads!

From the Garden

Fresh specialty greens & lettuces!

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!

Soul Infusions of Cedar Springs

Iced tea season is here! we have lots of caffeine free choices as well as good old stand-bys. Also we’ll have bulk salts, peppers, and herbs for grilling and more!! Orange and Cranberry tea is on sale and here for a sample taste and by the glass  🙂

Brittanie’s Thyme of Cedar Springs

Certified organic body care products, including our great insect repellent soap & sprays!

Last but not least

Sweetwater Thanks & Hugs goes out to our newest Friend of the Market Madelon Hassberger!

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.