Sweetwater Friday Update for Saturday July 23 Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

Saturday, July 23rd, 2022
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Friday Market Newsletter
New for Friday’s email: Funny Farm returns! Stop by and say hi to Barb and check out her offerings for Saturday.
Fun fact: Did you know that Jim & Barb were the first farm in West Michigan to be certified organic?
See you Saturday at the Market!

Vendors Attending Saturday July 23rd:

The Woven Farm of Whitehall
The farm is looking lush these days with lots of new veggies headed to the market table! This week I will have the following available:
Salad Mix – $6/bag
Kale (curly, red russian, tuscan, dwarf blue) – $3/bunch
Collard Greens – $3/bunch
Napa Cabbage (red and green) – $3/head
Baby swiss chard – $3/bunch
Bok Choi – $3/bunch
Zucchini/ Summer Squash – $3/quart
Lunchbox peppers – $4/quart
Green tomatoes – $1 each
French Breakfast Radishes – $3/bunch
Hakurei Turnips – $3/bunch
Gourmet beet mix (chioggia/golden/red) – $4/bunch
Kohlrabi – $3/bunch
Edible Flower Confetti – $4/clamshell
Basil – $3/bunch
MAYBE cucumbers! – Look out for a friday update!
Also, keep on the lookout for a blueberry update! Little did we know that when we purchased land this past year, we purchased an old blueberry field. This field has been out of production for some time (decades.) However, it is still producing big, beautiful, delightful tasting berries! I have been enjoying a handful each day as they ripen. Berries are 100% chemical free and almost ready for the market table! – I am hoping to have some available this week, but estimating they will ripen up with lots available for the following week!
To preorder, please email inquire@thewoventrifecta.com. Orders accepted through 8am Friday. Cash/check/card/venmo accepted!
Cheers to good growing!

Funny Farm of Grant
Hello, everyone! Glad to see all our Sweetwater friends again! I have a
few things ready, its been a challenge of a season so far, but here
we go.
Summer squash and zucchinis
fresh dug potatoes, our favorite Nicola variety
eggs from chickens fed non-GMO feed
asst jellies, blueberry, elderberry, wild grape and apple or crab apple
fresh basil, maybe some scallions, and anything else I can find that’s
ready. Just small amounts of most things as stuff is just getting going.
Please send a text to 734 945 0720 if there’s something you’d
specifically like to have and I’ll be sure to have it set aside for you.
Thanks for your support this year and always.
Barb Loe

Dark Waters Coffee Roasters of Mears
We will be bringing a nice selection of coffees with us Saturday.  For pre-ordering jump on our website www.darkwatercoffeeroasters.com, and put in the notes it will be for Sweetwater pickup!
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 & pastries for walk up sales Saturday.
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. 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.
Ribeye $17
New York strip steaks $17
Sirloin tip roasts $11.50
Round steaks $7.75
Brisket $9
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.
All of our poultry are free range, locked in nightly, and have certified organic feed.
Chicken eggs: $6/dozen
Duck eggs: $10/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
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 have a waiting list for pork halves. Please contact us if you wish to be added.
See you Saturday!
Sarah (and Bill and the kids),


Blackbird Farms of Coopersville
We return to market on July 20th
Greg Dunn
Blackbird Farms LLC

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will return on July 30th, but then with family stuff going on will probably not be at market much in August, so plan ahead!
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

The Pasturage LLC of Montague
Hi Sweetwater folk! We will not be able to make the July 23rd market, please check back with the Friday email for more info.
The Pasturage LLC of Montague UPDATE 6 17 22

Forest Finds of Muskegon
Taking orders now for market on July 9th!
Please note, we will not be back again to market until the end of July.
In the meantime, our Price List is online! 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

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
Hi friends, we are super busy at the farm right now and are planning to return to market at the end of August. If you would like to order our products and come to the farm for pick up you are welcome to.
The Wrights
Liberty Family Farm

Scholl Farms of Montague
Please note: I will be at runners camp on Saturday July 16 & 23.
See you soon!
Stu and Connie

Shady Side Farm of Holland
We will return soon, in the meantime see below.
Shady Side Farm
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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
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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 it. http://www.sweetwaterlocalfoodsmarket.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/2015-final-sweetwater-pledge-to-customers-update.pdf