Sweetwater Monday Preorder for Saturday February 10th Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

Saturday, February 10th, 2024
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Contact info at end of newsletter
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Liberty Farm has some Valentines Day specials in their list!

Vendors Attending Saturday February 10th:

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
New! Brussels Sprouts from our garden! $5.00 per bag
Broccoli Micro greens coming in 2 weeks!!
Fresh Eggs- $5.00 per dozen, NON-gmo feed.
Whole Chickens- $ 6.50/lb average wt. Is 4-6 lbs.
Breasts- $12.25 /lb
Thighs- $8.00/lb
Wings- $6.00/lb
Broth Packs- $6.00
Pastured Pork
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $9.00/lb
Nitrate Free Hocks $7.00/lb
Pork Chops $9.00/lb
Italian Brats $10.00/lb
Garlic Basil Sausage 1 lb/ $10.00
Italian Sausage 1 lb/ $10.00
Maple Sage 1 lb/$10.00
BAKERY ITEMS  made fresh for you!
New! Valentines Day Specials!

Morning Glory Muffins large $3.00
Heart Shaped Valentine cookies- chocolate and Vanilla –  $5.00 per bag
Heart Shaped Banana Chocolate Chip Cake  $10.00
( same recipe as the Classic Banana Bread!)
Spinach & Cheddar Quiche made with Organic ingredients! $15.00
Broccoli & Cheddar Quiche made with Organic ingredients $15.00
Quiche can be ordered Gluten Free.
Classic Banana Bread- $8.00/large
Classic Banana Bread with Organic Chocolate Chips- $10.00/large
Organic Pizza Crusts (4pk)- $5.00
Organic Apple Galette- $8.00     7 inch round
Organic Baguettes- $4.00 each
Blueberry Crumb Top Muffins- $8.00 (4pk) or $2.00 single
Multi-Grain Rolls $6.00 per 1/2 dozen.
Organic Spy Apples – 1/2 peck $8.00, $15.00/ peck
We look forward to hearing from you!  Stay warm!
Please email orders to-  libertyff@gmail.com
Questions- 231-873-3737
~ Andy & Dennise

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Hello :-),
I will bring the usual walk up items weekly since market will be every week. Preorders are still recommended for items you consider crucial. I sometimes sell out, and it’s easier than guessing what everyone wants to eat all week!
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. I will try to get totals emailed out by 9:30pm on Friday. 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.
Ground beef $7.25
Ground round, vacuum sealed $8.25
Ground sirloin, vacuum sealed $12.00
Burger patties $8.25
Soup bones $2.25
Oxtail $6.25
Suet $1.25
Stew meat $8.25
Ground specials: save 25 cents a pound on 25 pounds or more, and 50 cents a pound on 50 pounds or more. Sale is available on ground beef, ground round, and ground sirloin while sufficient quantities are available. Preorder only.
We sell by halves and quarters. Please let me know if you would like to be added to the waiting list.
All of our poultry is free range, locked in nightly, and has certified organic feed. The August flock of 10 chickHens and 10 female ducklings have both begun to lay in the last week! Meanwhile, last week we were also down 12 dozen eggs from a couple of weeks ago. I’m assuming it was a delayed reaction from the cold snap and that they’ll soon be back to full production.
Chicken eggs are $6/dozen.
Plastic squeeze bottles:
1# raw $8
2# $12
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
1# block $10
New item! Tiny block $1.50
Maple syrup 
Old fashioned boiled maple syrup, powered by wood! Glass jars only. Mother Hubbard’s maple syrup: 
Pints $10
Quarts $20
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup 
Glass containers.
Quarts $20
Gallons $55
See you Saturday!

The Pasturage of Montague
Our maples were dripping in the sun the other day. I asked one of the other vendors at Muskegon if their sap was running. They’re significantly further inland, and he said no, and that he hoped it wouldn’t run yet for awhile. I’m reading a book called Sweetgrass written by a Potawatomi botanist. I love the reverence their culture has for the maple. I didn’t know this until I started reading old first hand captivity narratives, but pretty much every Indian tribe abhored salt. They seem to all love sugar. Sometimes I think to myself: Oh, how easy it would be to peddle sugar! But I don’t. I peddle meat. But like maple syrup, our meat is full of nutrients you won’t find in the super-abundant alternative stocked (seemingly forever) on the grocery store shelf. Check us out at www.thepasturage.com/order for all the things fit to eat
Check it out! Tootaloo!  Julie

Returning Soon

Dirty Roots Healing of Muskegon
We will return soon. Meantime, order from our new website at: DirtyRootsHealing.com
You can order directly through the site, and choose local pickup at the checkout. I can also take orders through email or phone. Orders are available for pickup at Healthy Pantry in Whitehall or some other location we agree upon. Signing up for the newsletter via the site will keep you updated with the latest news, classes, and shop updates. Thanks all for your support!

The Mannor Farm of Fremont
We will not be at the Sweetwater Market this week.  We are taking orders for pickup at the farm.  We will return to Sweetwater on February 17th.
Not too late to join our 2024 CSA Free Choice program and save up to 20% on your produce, meat and egg purchases from us.  We extended the deadline until February 28th.   Check it out at  Shop at The Mannor Farm
We have a limited quantity of USDA Organic garden seeds available at our online store for ordering and delivery now.    These seeds are from High Mowing Seeds and packed for the 2024 growing season.
Go to Shop at The Mannor Farm  to place an order.  This site will get your order reserved immediately if the item is in stock.  Orders through this link get priority to emailed or text orders.
See you on February 17th.
Dan & Linda Mannor
The Mannor Farm LLC
5595 E Arthur Rd
Hesperia, MI 49421

The Woven Farm of Whitehall
Planning to be back in a few weeks!
If you would like to support the farm prior to my return to market, CSA shares and market cards are live on the website, and the early season purchases are surely appreciated as we navigate this season’s expenses!
Vegetable CSA Shares, Bouquet CSA Shares, Combo Shares, and Market Cards can be purchased here: https://thewoventrifecta.com/shop/csa-shares
Cheers to good growing!
Sam Otto
Farmer; Food+Farm Edu
The Woven Trifecta

Scholl Farms of Montague
We will be at market again soon.
Thanks So Much,
Stu and Connie

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

Shady Side Farm of Holland
Until our next visit, here is info about what is available through our website/farmstore.
Get news, recipes, and alerts from the farm: https://mailchi.mp/ffb92e5e9f09/shadysidefarmsubscribe

Other Places to Find Sweetwater Verified Goods
Laughing Tree Bakery
You can find us every Saturday at the Muskegon Farmers Market as well as the Grand Haven Health Hutt, now carrying a full array of our pastries as well as bread.

In Case of Severe Weather: Cancellation Notice
If we need to cancel a market due to severe weather I will send out a separate email no later than Friday evening before a market notifying you that we will be closed. I will post the same message to our FB & Instagram pages as well as the website. If you know people who are regulars to the market and not in the habit of checking emails please let them know. Thanks!
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 on market day pickup.
Contact the market
(231)742-8477 (leave a message).
Email: sweetwaterlocalfoods@gmail.com
If you have not already done so you may want to sign up for the newsletter
to get the market product lists on Monday & Friday.
Please note:  We are not able to respond through our newsletter email, Tiny Letter.
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