Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, July 17, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Here’s your Friday reminder! Some vendors are still accepting preorders today (Friday), otherwise the list following is what you will find for walk up sales Saturday. See you at the market!
If you’re new to the market, please see instructions along with the map at the bottom of this newsletter for more info on How to Place a Pre-Order & Pick Up at Market. We will also be sending out a Friday update email as a reminder and to list any new products.
Vendors attending Saturday July 17th :
Michigan’s Finest Mushrooms
Well it’s been a struggle so far this year but I do have limited amounts of Shitakes available for walk up sales Saturday. $15 a pound.
Blackbird Farms of Coopersville
We should have the following available this Saturday for walk-up sales:
red and green butterhead lettuce
komatsuna (a kind of Asian stir-fry greens)
a few varieties of microgreens
Thanks so much! We are looking forward to reconnecting with everyone this Saturday!
Blackbird Farms LLC
The Woven Farmstead of Muskegon
Products I’ll have Available for Saturday are:
NEW! Broccolini!! Sunflower micros and Chinese Watercress micros!
Bundles+bunches $3 each or 3 for $8
Red Russian kale
Dwarf blue kale
Purple curly kale
Green curly kale
Green and purple basil blend
SOLD OUTBaby romaine bundles
Yellow summer squash
SOLD OUTSalad mix – $5 per bag
Baby greens microgreen mix – $5 per clamshell
Quail Eggs – $5 per dozen
Please send pre-orders by email to:
I accept the following:
Checks can be made out to Samantha Otto
The Pasturage LLC of Montague
Julie Engel owns and operates The Pasturage, LLC. Our pigs and sheep range on 40 acres in Montague, MI. The pigs eat certified organic grain (75% corn, 25% soy), are born on the farm, primarily roam in the woods, and get hay and baleage in the winter. The sheep are 100% grass-fed, are moved daily to a new paddock in the summer, and are also born on the farm.
Highlight of the week: Lamb chops! There are two different cuts of lamb chops, rib chops and loin chops. As far as cooking goes, they are nearly identical. The only difference you’ll notice is that the loin chop is slightly larger so you’ll cook it a touch longer. They are both perfectly portioned protein that defrost fast, cook quickly, taste delicious, and lend themselves to pretty much any cooking style.
Available this week:
Spare Ribs. $7.50lb. Not just for pork. Range 1.2-2.2 lbs per pack.
Lamb Kidney. *low stock, available as pre-order only* $5.00lb. 2 per pack, avg. 0.3 lbs per pack.
Boneless Shoulder Roast. $8.00lb. Braise, appraise and rave. Avg. 3.3
Neck Roast. $8.00lb. Wine and dine. Avg 2 lbs per pack.
Lamb Tongue. $5.00lb. Everyone’s favorite… 3 per pack, avg .58
Sirloin Roast. $14.00lb. Melt in your mouth amazing. 1 per pack, boneless, netted, avg. 1.2 lbs per pack.
Bone-in Leg of lamb. $10.00lb. Epitome of a roast. Around 4 lbs each.
Lamb Heart. $5.00lb. Aorta be standard fare. Avg. 0.6 lbs per pkg.
Boneless Leg of lamb. $10.00lb. Any way you cut it: delicious. Netted, range 3-4 lbs. per pack.
Half Rack. $14.00lb. Impressive cut, delectable meat. 4-5 ribs per pack, range 0.6-1.0 lbs. per pack.
Whole Rack. $14.00lb. Get ready to Grill!! 8-9 ribs per pack, range 1-1.75 lbs per pack.
Brisket. $8.00lb. Corned lamb. Avg .36lbs per pkg
Ground Lamb. $12.00. Makes the best shepherd pie. 1lb tube
Leg steak. $12.00lb. 1 per pkg, bone-in, straight cut. .44 – .68lb
Liver. $5.00lb. Avg 0.5lb
Loin Chop. $14.00lb. Avg wt .47lbs
Rib Chop. $14.00lb. Tender dollar-coin size bone in. 2 per pkg, avg 0.36 lb
Shanks, 2″. $10.00lb. Beautiful Osso Bucco. Three 2” pcs ea
Shanks, whole. $10.00lb. 2 whole shanks, avg 1.5 – 1.8 per pkg
Shoulder Roast. $8.00lb. Bone in, avg 2 – 2.75 lb per pkg
Shoulder Steak. $8.00lb. 2 steaks per pkg, .75 – 1.1lb ea
Sirloin Steak. $14.00lb. 1 per pkg, avg .77lb ea
Stew Meat. $12.00lb. 1lb pkg.
Breakfast links. $14.00/#. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Italian links. $14.00/#. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Bratwurst. $14.00/#. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Garlic Bratwurst. $14.00/#. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
OUT Ham Slice. $10.00/lb. So easy, practically serves itself for dinner.Range 0.75-1.5 lbs per pkg.
Bulk Breakfast sausage. $10.00ea. Same recipe as the links but in a 1 lb. tube.
Andouille. $10.00ea. Classic creole style. 1lb pkg, 5 links per pkg.
OUT Bacon. $10.00ea. Thick slice, hickory smoked. 1lb pkg
Brats. $10.00ea. Classic recipe. 1lb pkg of 5 links.
Brats, Jalapeno. $10.00ea. Medium heat. 1lb pkg 5 links per pkg.
Chorizo. $10.00ea. Traditional Mexican style. 1lb pkg 5 links per pkg.
Fat Back. $3.00lb
Ground Pork. *low stock, available as pre-order only* $7.00ea. 1lb tube.
Ham, Whole, Smoked. $8.00 per lb Range 3-5.5 lbs each.
Ham Hocks, smoked. $6.00lb Two hocks per pkg, range 0.5-1.5#
Hocks, fresh. $5.00lb. Two per pack, range 1.5-2lbs.
Italian Sausage Links. $10.00ea. More hot than sweet. 1lb, 5 links
Kielbasa. $10.00ea. German style. 1lb pkg, 5 links per pkg.
Leaf fat. $5.00lb. Great for flaky pastry. 1.5 – 4lbs per pkg
Loin Roast. $10.00lb. Bone-in. Range 1.5 – 2.75lb
OUT Pork Chops. $10.00lb. 1” OR 3/4″ thick, 2 per pkg. Range 0.5 – 1.5lb
Pork Heart. $5.00lb. One per pkg. .75 – 1.25lb
Pork Kidney. *low stock, available as pre-order only* $5.00lb. One or two per pkg. .25 – .75lb
Pork Neck Bones. $4.00lb. Great for stock 8-12 2” pcs, 1.25 – 2lbs
Pork Liver. *low stock, available as pre-order only* $5.00lb. Clean flavor.
Text or call 231 288 6112
Please do so by Friday at 4pm. Look for a confirmation via whatever method you contacted me. Thank you!
Cash or check (made out to The Pasturage, LLC) on Saturday at pick up.
Or I can email you an online link to pay via credit card beforehand.
Thank you so much for your patronage.
Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. I will plan to get totals emailed out by 8:30pm. 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:
*We should have burger patties back for Saturday. 4 one-third# patties/package. $7.50/#
NY strip steaks $13.75/#
T-bone steaks $14/#
Porterhouse steaks $14/#
Rib steaks $13.75/#
Sirloin tip roasts $10/#
Ground sirloin $10/#
Sirloin sizzlers $10/#
Arm, rolled rump, or English roasts $7.50/#
Chuck roasts $7.50/#
Ground round $7/#
Ground beef $6.50/#
Stew meat $8/#
Short ribs $6.50/#
Flank and skirt steaks $8/#
Soup bones $2/#
We are accepting orders for halves and quarters that will be ready in July. Please contact us for more information!
Our poultry is all free range with certified organic feed available.
Aracauna chicken eggs: $6/dozen
Duck eggs: $9/dozen
American Buff Goose eggs: $3 each or 2 for $5. $25/dozen
We have a limited number of turkey, Muscovy, and guinea eggs. Please contact me if interested.
We have the following honey:
Plastic squeeze bottles:
12 oz bear $6
1# raw $8
Glass canning jars:
Half pint raw $6
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
Old fashioned boiled maple syrup, powered by wood! Glass jars only. Mother Hubbard’s maple syrup:
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup
Our Idaho Pasture Pigs are growing nicely while roaming a large fenced area behind the house. Our next batch of pork may well take until early 2022. We do already have a waiting list. Please contact us if you wish to be added. We sell pork by the half only.
See you Saturday!
Sarah (and Bill and the kids),
PASTURED EGGS – Loads of eggs now! The new hens are really laying well. They are free range on fresh green grass.
$5.00 per dozen
Hoop House Veggies
New! Green Salanova Buttercrunch lettuce $5.00
Red leaf lettuce $5.00
New! Laccinato Kale $5.00
New! Winterbor Kale $5.00
PASTURED CHICKEN New! Batch of chickens!
Broth pack $4.00/lb
New! Shoulder Roasts $8.00/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $8.50/lb
Ribs $8.00/lb quartered slabs.
Ground Pork $6.00
New! Cherry Galettes $8.00
New! Ginger Apricot Granola $5.00 bag
Ultimate Granola made with organic oats, coconut, cranberries, sunflower seeds, flax seeds, olive oil and maple syrup. $5.00 bag
Cinnamon Rolls 4pack $5.00
Pizza Crusts $5.00
Breakfast Cookies $3.00
Spinach and Cheddar Quiche $14.00 GF or Regular.
Please send order via email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com and and we will send an invoice on Friday evening through the email. Feel free to pay with cash or check on Saturday. Please call if you don’t get a confirmation on your order in 24 hours. Thank you very much!
Have a great week,
Liberty Family Farm
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery of Hart
If you didn’t get a preorder in on time (Tuesday) there will be a small selection of breads & scones available for walk up sales Saturday.
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery
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Three Speed Coffee of Grand Haven
All Three Speeds certified organic coffee is roasted by sight, smell & sound based on a roast profile developed by Chad. All coffee is small batch, no automation. No Tolerance For Bitter Coffee…..EVER!
Individual cups of fresh brewed coffee available for $3 each. Note: if you add condiments to your coffee you will need to bring them along with you.
Preorders accepted until Friday 6:00pm. Send orders to chad.s@3Speedcoffee.com
Payment by check payable to Three Speed Coffee, or cash at Saturday Market pickup.
Coffee Price & Sizes (Please specify Whole, or Ground)
8oz – $9.00
14 oz – $15
Bali Blue Moon
Mocha Java Blend
We have lots of large coffee bags, burlap printed with unique coffee labels, for $5.00 ea.
Three Speed Coffee
Winner Best Coffee honors in the 2020 People’s Choice of West MI Awards!
Chad & Lori Shepard
NOVA Super.Natural.Bakery of Muskegon
No more preorders today but I have limited amounts of the following list available for walk up sales Saturday! As always, everything I make is Gluten Free!
-NEW: Strawberry Rhubarb Oat Crumble Bar $6: a large sharable piece of buttery oat crust and crumble topping with local & organic strawberries and rhubarb! Take with you to a dinner party or enjoy on your back porch!
-NEW: Double Chocolate Chunk Cookie $3: Melted and chunked dark chocolate gives these cookies a decadent flavor. Signature crackle top!
-Buckwheat Bars $4: chewy brownie, crunchy organic buckwheat, perfect treat!
-Pecan Dandie $2: tender shortbread-like cookie packed with organic pecans (also egg free)
-Hazelnut Biscotti $6: whole and ground organic hazelnuts give this a more delicate crunch and amazing flavor! Dipped in 72% dark
-Strawberry Clouds $5: made with all of my delicious puree-so light and fluffy! (also dairy free)
-Buttercrunch Toffee $5: 4 ingredient magic!! Thin layer of organic toffee coated in 72% dark chocolate
-Chocolate-Coated Pepita Brittle $6: organic pepitas toasted and coated in a local honey brittle and 72% dark chocolate
-4 pack of my rainbow-inspired bonbons $10: 2 PB Meltaway and 2 Strawberry & Cream, with hand-painted designs-great gift!!
-88% Grand Cru chocolate bar $8: single-origin, intense dark chocolate flavor! (also dairy free)
Bars: (small $3/large $6-please specify size!)
-Mango Chili Lime (also dairy free)
-PB filled (also dairy free)
-Breakfast: granola, raspberry and yogurt crispies
-Toasted Hazelnut (also dairy free)
-Candied Ginger (also dairy free)
-Tropical (also dairy free)
I accept Venmo, PayPal, cash, check and all credit/debit cards. Please let me know if you have any special requests or questions!
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will be back on July 24th.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI 49421
Forest Finds of Muskegon
We will return to Sweetwater on July 24th. In the meantime, check out the Etsy shop at Etsy.com/shop/forestfindslove, products are available for pick up at Sweetwater market, or contact me at ForestFinds@yahoo.com
Call or text 616-834-3233
Scholl Farms of Montague
We are at camp up north & will be returning on July 31.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR How to Pre-Order (for both Drive Through & Park & Walk-in)
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.
3. Market Day for Park & Walk-in. Please see the map for where you will need to park and enter the market space. You may pick up your pre-orders from each vendor & purchase from additional vendors who have extra products.
4. Market Day For Drive Through Pre-Orders: Please see the market map with arrows indicating which way you should plan to approach the market. You are basically going to circle the perimeter of the vendor area, stopping behind the vehicles of each vendor you have placed an order with. 5. (Drive Through) Using a sheet of paper at least 8.5 x 11, please list all of the vendors you have orders with in black marker (or something as visible), large enough for vendors to see it clearly. Please put your first & last name at the top of the list. Tape or hold up the list to the side window or front windshield where it will be most visible.
6. Have your trunk, or designated area of your car ready to receive your goods. A cooler is suggested for refrigerated & frozen items.
7. As you are driving through, each vendor will bring your order to your vehicle and place it in the trunk or other designated space, and collect payment if you have not paid in advance.
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