Sweetwater Friday Market Reminder for Saturday September 10th

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

Saturday, September 10th, 2022
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Supporting Small Local Organic Food Producers since 2005!
Sweetwater Pledge to Customers

Friday Update!
Today’s email did not get delivered this am so it’s coming too late for anymore preorders but vendors will still have plenty of product available for walk up sales.

Thanks again, and see you at the Market!

Vendors Attending Saturday September 10th:

The Woven Farmstead of Whitehall
Microgreens are back in full swing this week! I am currently waiting on a new order of cheesecloth to top off reusable jars, so these may be in jars or clamshells depending on when I receive the order 🙂 microgreens are $5 each
Spicy Mix Microgreens – a zippy blend of greens great for salads, smoothies, edible garnishes etc
Mellow Mix Microgreens – a mild blend of greens great for salads, smoothies, edible garnishes
Amaranth Microgreens – an earth tasting green with beautiful pink-red color
Wasabi Microgreens – SPICY and delicious!!
Radish blend Microgreens – a refreshing radish flavor packed in the form of greens!
Cilantro Microgreens – all of the flavor of traditional cilantro in micro form!
Basil Microgreens – all of the flavor of traditional basil packed into tender greens
Sunflower shoots – a crisp and crunchy micro with nutty flavor great for fresh meals or I’m a stir fry
Pea shoots – a crisp and crunchy micro with sweet pea flavor. Great fresh on sandwiches or prepared in a stir fry
Mini Cabbages – $3/quart
Swiss Chard – $3/bunch
Curly Kale – $3/bunch
Tuscan Kale -$3/bunch
Collards – $3/bunch
Cucumbers- $3/quart
Zucchini/ Summer Squash – $3/quart
Lunchbox peppers – $3/quart
Jalapeno Peppers – $3/Pint
Banana Peppers – $3/pint
Green tomatoes – $5/quart
Heirloom tomatoes – $5/quart
Assorted Cherry Tomatoes – $5/clamshell (an overflowing pint)
Tomatillo – $4/clamshell (overflowing pint)
Potato Medley (red/yellow/purple/blue) – $5/quart
Onions (small) – $5/pint
Edible Flower Confetti – $4/clamshell
Basil – $3/bunch
Sage – $3/bunch
Leaf Fennel – $3/bunch
Fresh garlic – $5/pint
Large flower bouquet (Quart Jar) – $20
Small flower bouquet (Pint Jar) – $12
All is Certified Naturally Grown and Grown with Love!
P.S an array of bagged leafy greens will soon be back on the market table!!
Cash, cards, and checks are accepted.
Please make checks out to : The Woven Trifecta or Samantha Otto
Have a lovely week + Cheers to good growing!!

Scholl Farm of Montague
For those who have been trying to reach Stu at Scholl Farms:
His landline is out and the phone company estimates it could be Sept 14th before it’s fixed.
He will bring the usual amount of eggs he gets preorders for, plus more, plus frozen chickens, and potatoes to market on Saturday.
Price List:
– Frozen whole birds, 4 TO 7+ LBS. $5.50/lb.
– Frozen chicken pcs, 8 pcs per pkg. $6.00/lb.
RHUBARB: 2 lb. bundle $5.00
Our chickens are slowing down…it’s that time of year, so we are limiting eggs to 2 dozen or one flat per customer. Thanks!
– CHICKEN $6.00/doz. FLAT $15
– DUCK $10/doz.
No preorders until phone is working again, sorry for the inconvenience.
Place all orders via voice message at (231) 893-1311. Leave your name, phone number and speak slow and clear.
Thanks so Much,
Stu and Connie

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
VEGGIES from the garden and hoop house!!
Red Potatoes $5.00/ qt
White Potatoes Russets $5.00/ qt
Kale $5.00/bag
Carrots $6.00 per lg bunch
Tomatoes $5.00/qt
Radish $5.00
Collards $5.00 bunch
New! Basil Bags $4.00 we have a ton of fresh basil!
APPLES- McIntosh  $5.00 per 1/2peck our own apples organically grown:) 1 full peck $10.00
FARM FRESH EGGS! $5.00 per dozen
NEW! FRESH FARM BOUQUETS $20.00 large a beautiful selection of our organically grown flowers on the farm!
 Whole Chicken $5.50 per lb avg weight 5-7 lbs
Breasts $10.25 lb avg. weight per pkg 1-1.5 lbs
Thighs $7.00/lb
Drumsticks $5.75/ lb
Wings $5.75/lb
Livers $5.00
Pork Steaks $8.00/lb
Fresh Ham Steaks $9.00 /lb
Pork Kabobs $8.00 /lb
Ground Pork $6.00/lb
Maple Sage Sausage $8.00/lb
Italian Brats $9.00/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $ 9.00/lb
Pork Shoulder  Roasts $10.00 lb
Ribs $9.00/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Hocks $7.00 /lb
GRASS FED BEEF 100% we raise Irish Dexter Cattle pasture raised!
Ground Beef 1# pkg $7.50
GRASS FED LAMB 100% raised on pasture! No hormones or chemicals ever!
Ground Lamb$10.50
Leg Steaks$15.00
Shoulder Steaks$12.75
Lamb Stew Meat $9.00
Shanks $9.00
New! Apple Crumb top pies made with our own organic apples $16.00
New! MultiGrain Knot Rolls 4pk $6.00
New! Green Pepper, Roasted Onion, Corn & Cheddar Quiche $15.00 Made with our own organic veggies.
Peach Galettes $8.00
Apple Galettes $8.00
Spinach & Cheddar GF or Reg. $15.00
Broccoli & Cheddar GF or Reg. $15.00
Classic Banana Bread $8.00 small $5.00
Ginger Apricot Granola $5.00 bag
Ultimate Granola $5.00 bag
Breakfast Cookies $4.00 each
Pizza Crusts $5.00 (4 pack)
Please send order via email libertyff@gmail.com by Friday evening and we will send an invoice on Friday evening through email.  Feel free to pay with cash on Saturday. Please email if you do not get a confirmation within 24 hours.
NOTE: If you get this email too late for a preorder we will plan to have limited amounts of veggies, apples, eggs & baked goods available for walk up sales.
Thank you very much!
The Wrights
Liberty Family Farm

Dark Waters Coffee Roasters of Mears
We will be bringing a nice selection of coffees with us Saturday if preorders are abundant!  We can’t wait to see you!
Your humble coffee servants,
Lauren, Tony, Damian, and Neve

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
We will have a nice selection of breads and pastries available for walk up sales tomorrow.
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery
Find us on facebook and Instagram

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Hello :-),
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. If you miss the deadline or prefer to shop in person, I bring a selection of what’s available every Saturday. I will plan to get totals emailed out by 9:30pm.  If you don’t get a response from me, please contact me. We accept cash or check payable to Pine Row Farm.
100% grass fed beef:
Prices listed are per pound. Orders are filled in the order we receive them.
NY Strip steaks $16.75
Brisket $9
Skirt steak $10
Hanger steak $10
Sirloin sizzlers $11.50
Sirloin tip roasts $11.50
Round steaks $7.75
Eye of round $7.75
Arm roasts $8.50
Chuck roasts $8.50
English roasts $8.50
Rolled rump roasts $8.50
Burger patties (1# average 4/package) $8.25
Ground beef $7.25
Ground round $7.75
Ground sirloin $11.50
Stew meat $8.75
Kabob meat $11.50
Short ribs $7
Shank $5.75
Soup bones $2.25
Suet $1.25
We sell by halves and quarters. Please contact us if you are interested in beef this fall. We are trying to obtain a processing date.
All of our poultry are free range, locked in nightly, and have certified organic feed.
Chicken eggs: $6/dozen
We will bring the following honey:
Plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
2# $12
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
1# block $6.50
Old fashioned boiled maple syrup, powered by wood! Glass jars only. Mother Hubbard’s maple syrup: 
Pints $10
Quarts $16
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup 
Glass containers.
Quarts $16
Gallons $55
We are selling our remaining breeding stock, and scheduling our feeders for processing. Please contact us immediately if you would like a half or whole Idaho Pasture Pig and are not already on our list. They are pastured with certified organic feed.
See you Saturday!
Sarah (and Bill and the kids),

The Pasturage LLC of Montague
My dad will be returning this Saturday and will have a good selection of our pork and lamb brats, steaks and roasts. For specific items it’s best to preorder, please click on the link & get the whole list here:
The Pasturage LLC of Montague UPDATE 6 17 22
To place a preorder: Text or call 231 288 6112. Email thepasturage@gmail.com Look for a confirmation via whatever method you contacted me. Thank you!
To Pickup: At Sweetwater Local Foods Market, order before 4pm Friday for the 10am to 11am Saturday market. At Muskegon Farmers Market, visit stall 148 every Saturday for direct purchase.
To pay: Cash or check (made out to The Pasturage, LLC) at pick up is preferred. Or I can do a credit card at pick up. Or, finally, I can email you an online link to pay via credit card beforehand. Thank you so much for your patronage!
The Pasturage

Funny Farm of Grant
Hello! Here’s this week’s offerings.
Potatoes, 2 varieties
Green peppers
Onions, white and blush(red)
Cherry tomatoes, sweet and lots of colors
Asst melons, if ready
Green tomatoes
Asst winter squash


Blackbird Farm of Coopersville
While we will not be at market this Saturday, we are looking forward to seeing everyone the following weekend!
Also, we want to invite all of our Sweetwater friends to this weekend’s chamber music concert in our barn’s loft. On Saturday, September 10, the Folias Duo will present original works for guitar and flute. The concert will begin at 7:00 pm and run for about an hour. We are suggesting a $10 donation per person, all proceeds going to the artists. Seating is limited, so please RSVP to hello.blackbirdfarms@gmail.com to reserve your space. Hope to see you there!
Greg Dunn
Blackbird Farms LLC

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will return to market soon.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

Crow’s Nest Ltd Veggies
Formerly Crow Feather Farm
We will return soon and we’re bringing garlic back! We will offer two varieties for your culinary pleasure.
Music, the standard-bearer for storage garlic. Large heads, large cloves have classic garlic flavor perfect for roasting.
– $3 / head OR 2 for $5 OR $12 / lb
Siberian is a true garlic-lovers variety. Gorgeous purple striped cloves bring an intense flavor and aroma to any dish. Not for long-term storage.
– $1.50 / head OR $15 / lb
For more info: carolyn.a.harper@gmail.com

Forest Finds of Muskegon
We will return on Saturday Sept 17th!
We have lots of good things to help protect your skin, safely, in the summer, along with our newest teas as well!
Click here FOREST FINDS-3
to get the whole list of products and how to order. Thanks!
Contact me at ForestFinds@yahoo.com
Call or text 616-834-3233
Contact me @ ForestFinds@yahoo.com
Call or text 616-834-3233

1. Look over the list. Each vendor has a unique deadline for when they need to receive your pre-order depending on their product. Send your pre-order by email to each vendor you want to order from, within their required deadlines.
2. Vendors will respond back by no later than Friday before market day with an order confirmation and an invoice that in most cases will allow you to pre-pay for your order. If a vendor is not set up to take payment online they will accept checks (preferred) or cash in a sealed envelope on market day pickup.

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If you have questions about info in this newsletter
please email them to sweetwaterlocalfoods@gmail.com
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To remind everyone about what is unique about Sweetwater, here is a link to the Sweetwater Pledge to Our Customers. This Pledge is signed by all vendors, and we stand behind Sweetwater Pledge to Customers