Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, October 30th, 2021
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
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
As always, if your time on Saturday is precious we won’t waste any of it! Shopping for the best in fresh, local & organic foods for your family is as easy as contacting the vendors with your pre-orders and stopping by the market on Saturday from 10am to 11am to pick it up! Of course, if you like to linger we’ll have plenty of things to buy without a preorder, so come on by!
Vendors attending Saturday October 30th :
Blackbird Farm of Coopersville
Walk up Sales!
We should be bringing:
kale, red and green curly
cabbages, large and small
black Spanish radishes
onions, red and yellow
and our exclusive family heirloom garlic
Looking forward to seeing friends old and new this Saturday morning!
Greg & Crew
Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
If you missed the Tuesday preorder deadline, we will have an assortment of extra breads & pastries available for walk up sales.
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Find us on facebook and Instagram
Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
New! Organic apples from Hackerts orchard! Limited quantities for walk up sales only!
Deadline for Preorders: We need baked good orders by Friday at 1:00 p.m. in order to get everything baked in time. Thanks!!
We will bring extra meat, eggs, and any extra baked goods to market.
ORDER YOUR THANKSGIVING TURKEY TODAY! average weight 15-22, some will be less than 15, and some will be over 25 lbs. $6.25 per lb. These are fed Non-Gmo feed and raised on fresh pasture. The feed prices have gone up in price considerably, which is reflected in the price. Thanks!
FARM FRESH EGGS! $5.00 per dozen
VEGETABLE OFFERINGS- We have a large amount of delicious vegetables in the garden ready for picking!
New! Kennebec Potatoes $5.00 per bag
Red Norland Potatoes $5.00 per bag
Chard $5.00 per bunch
Winterbor Kale $5.00
Laccinato Kale $5.00
Green Cabbage lg $ 6.00
DAHLIA BOUQUETS – we still have an abundant beautiful selection of flowers.
Pink, purple, and white bouquet $20.00 Small $10.00 We will have these if we don’t get a frost:)
PASTURED CHICKEN- new batch of chicken this week.
Whole Chicken $5.00 per lb avg weight 5-7 lbs
Breasts $10.25 lb avg. weight per pkg 1-1.5 lbs
Broth Pack $4.00
PASTURED TURKEY – Reserve your Thanksgiving Turkey now!!
Garlic Basil Sausage $7.00/lb
Turkey Drumsticks $5.00/lb
Pork Chops $8.00/lb
Pork Roasts $8.00 lb
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $8.50/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Hocks $6.00 lb
Italian Brats $9.00/lb
New! Apple Cinnamon Bread $4.00
New! Cranberry Bread mini loaves$4.00
New! Spinach & Cheddar Quiche $14.00
New! Apple Pie with a crust on top! $18.00 made with delicious Ida Red Apples
New! Apple Galette (8″) $8.00
Raspberry Muffins $3.00 made with our very own raspberries.
Apple Crumb Top Pie $15.00 GF $18.00
Pumpkin Maple Bread $8.00 small $4.00
Classic Banana Bread $8.00 small $4.00
Pumpkin Donuts or Regular Baked Donuts $1.00 each, 6 for $5.00
Ginger Apricot Granola $5.00 bag
Ultimate Granola $5.00 bag
Breakfast Cookies $3.00 each
Pizza Crusts $5.00 (4 pack)
Broccoli Cheddar Quiche $14.00 made with our very own broccoli!
Looking forward to seeing everyone again at the market! Please send order via email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com 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. Thank you very much!
Liberty Family Farm
Scholl Farms of Montague
For preorder or walk up sales on Saturday:
POTATOES: $2/lb. Varieties include: Butterball, Corolla, Purple, Adirondack
Red (pink inside), and Austrian Crescents.
SQUASH: $3 each. Varieties include: Butternut, Delicata, Acorn, and
LARGE DECORATIVE SQUASH: (some edible) $5 and up. Variety of colors: pink, orange (with and without warts), green, white, and multicolored. Call for more information; size, color and pricing.
PUMPKINS: Munchkin (fist size with ribs) $.50 each, Pie Pumpkins $3 each,
Larger pumpkins available, call for more information.
BROOM CORN: $8/shock (tied bundle of stalks). State height desired.
DRESSED BROILERS (frozen whole): $5.50/lb. (5-7 lbs) state approx. size
desired. These birds are cool (frozen) and patiently waiting for a warm oven at your home.
Place orders via voice message at (231) 893-1311. Leave your name, phone number and speak slow and clear.
Make checks payable to STU SCHOLL
Thanks So Much,
Stu and Connie
The Woven Farm
I will have the following on Saturday:
Red Russian kale
Dwarf blue Kale
Small red onions
Small yellow onions
Check (made out to Samantha Otto)
See you Saturday!
Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. I will plan to get totals emailed out by 9:00pm. If you don’t get a response from me, please contact me. We accept cash or check payable to Pine Row Farm.
*New item: Apples! We have a plentiful crop on our latest maturing tree, and we’ve been asked to bring some to market. These are an old variety whose name (if there is one) is unknown to me. The flavor is reminiscent of an Empire, but are a later maturing variety. They are completely unsprayed; there are therefore blemishes including bug damage. Prices will be available once we figure out packaging.
100% grass fed beef:
NY strip steaks $13.75/#
Arm roasts $7.50/#
English roasts $7.50/#
Chuck roasts $7.50/#
Ground sirloin $10/#
Ground round $7/#
Ground beef $6.50/#
Short ribs $6.50/#
We sell by halves and quarters!
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. They are incredibly entertaining as they race around outside. 🙂 We do already 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),
The Pasturage LLC of Montague
Don’t let the fall colors fool you. Winter is still a long way off. Says I. Ha! That is me wishing to quell the inner frenzy that comes with anticipating snow. Gone are the long lazy days of summer. Now I feel like I get up and move animals and poof, it’s dusk! Some day, when we have adequate infrastructure for the animals and ourselves, I will look forward to winter again. For I do love it. We hope you do, too, and will come and see us throughout the winter months!
Now on! Boneless Leg of Lamb is 10% off.
Also, we have whole racks of mutton available for $12/lb and mutton chops for $13/lb.
Available this week:
Breakfast links. $14.00lb. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Sweet Italian links. $14.00lb. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Bratwurst. $14.00lb. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
Garlic Bratwurst. $14.00lb. Around a 1# package, natural casings.
OUT Boneless Shoulder Roast. $8.00lb. Braise, appraise and rave. Avg. 3.3
Bone-in Shoulder Roast. $8.00lb. Bone in, avg 2 – 2.75 lb per pkg
Neck Roast. $8.00lb. Wine and dine. Avg 2 lbs per pack.
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.
Boneless Leg of lamb. $12.00lb. Any way you cut it: delicious. Netted, range 3-4 lbs. per pack.
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
Do not be afraid of
OUT Lamb Kidney. $5.00lb. 2 per pack, avg. 0.3 lbs per pack.
OUT Lamb Tongue. $5.00lb. Everyone’s favorite… 3 per pack, avg .58
Lamb Heart. $5.00lb. Aorta be standard fare. Avg. 0.6 lbs per pkg.
Lamb Liver. $5.00lb. Conveniently pre-sliced in a reasonable package size. Avg 0.5lb
Cuts of the smaller variety
Loin Chop. $14.00lb. Avg wt .47lbs
OUT Rib Chop. $14.00lb. Tender dollar-coin size bone in. 2 per pkg, avg 0.36 lb
Sirloin Steak. $14.00lb. 1 per pkg, avg .77lb ea
Can’t go wrong freezer stand-by’s
Stew Meat. $12.00lb. 1lb pkg.
Ground Lamb. $12.00. Makes the best shepherd pie. 1lb tube
Mutton chops. $13.00lb. 2 per pack, loin chop, bone-in., avg 0.50 lbs per pack.
Mutton Rack, Whole. $12.00/lb. Avg. 9 ribs per rack, around 2 lbs per pack, thick layer of fat, and nice flavor because the ewes were hung for two weeks before cutting.
Brats. $10.00ea. Classic recipe. 1lb pkg of 5 links.
OUT Polish sausage. $10 per lb. Packages range 1.2-1.9 lbs per package.
New! Jalapeno Bratwurst. $10 per lb. Packages range 1.2-1.9 lbs per package.
Do not be afraid of
Fat Back. $3.00lb. My favorite for deep frying.
Leaf fat. $5.00lb. Great for flaky pastry. 1.5 – 4lbs per pkg
OUT 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.
Pork Heart. $5.00lb. One per pkg. .75 – 1.25lb
OUT Pork Kidney. $5.00lb. One or two per pkg. .25 – .75lb
Pork Neck Bones. $4.00lb. Great for stock 8-12 2” pcs, 1.25 – 2lbs
OUT Pork Liver. $5.00lb. Clean flavor.
OUT Trotters (aka pig feet). $5lb. Collagen-rich. Makes you look 10 years younger! 2 per pack. Avg. 0.75lbs per pack.
Cuts of the smaller variety
Pork Chops. $10.00lb. 3/4″ thick, 2 per pkg. Range 0.5 – 1.5lb
Text or call 231 288 6112.
Please do so by Friday at 4pm for Sweetwater Local Foods Market pick up. Otherwise, whenever.
Look for a confirmation via whatever method you contacted me. Thank you!
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.
Funny Farm of Grant
Hello to all our Sweetwater friends! We accept Senior Project Fresh and
WIC Project fresh coupons and credit cards, cash & checks at market. Last 2 weeks for WIC and SPF!
If there’s something you really want, text me at 734 945 0720 and we’ll
reserve it for you. Our offerings this week are:
Potatoes, Nicola, best flavor, IMHO; Harvest Moon, blue outside, gold inside, qt box $3 (approx 1.5 lbs.)
Orange and Purple carrots $3 lb.
Kale, curly, lacinato and Swiss chard $3/ .5 lb.
Onions, giant Red and Yellow $2 each, smaller size $2 lb.
Shallots, Red $2/4 oz.
Leeks $2 each Maybe?
Winter squash, Acorn 3/4 – 1.5#; Spaghetti, small 1-2#, large 3#;
Delicata 3/4 – 1#; Heirloom Butternut small 1#, med. 1.5-2#, large 3#,
priced at market. (about $1 lb.) Varieties getting low, still good amounts of the ones still available
Herbs, Parsley, Cilantro, Dill frond 1 oz bunches $1 & $2 Maybe?
Jellies, Elderberry, Wild grape, Blueberry, Apple and new this year our
own Blackberry! All low sugar varieties. $7
Himalayan salt, regular and smoked apricot and hickory $5 reg. and $8 smoked
I’m working on dried items. Coming soon, kale powder, onions and
scallions, parsley, shiitake mushroom powder.
Barb & Jim Loe
Three Speed Coffee of Muskegon
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!
Hot coffee! 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 Bean, 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
Forest Finds of Muskegon
Will return November 6th. In the meantime you can check out the Etsy shop or contact me to arrange pickups.
Check out the Etsy shop at
Etsy.com/shop/forestfindslove or contact me at ForestFinds@yahoo.com
Call or text 616-834-3233
Nova Bakery of Muskegon
I will be back after Halloween! In the meantime feel free to contact me for orders or use my website: novasupernaturalbakery.com
You can select the pick up option for no shipping charge and I’ll arrange the details!
Thanks and Happy October!
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will be back November 6th
INSTRUCTIONS FOR How to Pre-Order
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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