Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, November 12th, 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
Holiday Calendar: We will be open every Saturday except:
Closed Saturday after Thanksgiving, November 26th
Closed Saturday Christmas Eve, December 24th
Closed Saturday New Years Eve, December 31st
Thanks again, and see you at the Market!
Vendors Attending Saturday November 12th:
Blackbird Farm of Coopersville
We plan to have many items for walk-up sales—watch for more information in Friday’s newsletter.
Thanks so much! We’re looking forward to seeing friends old and new this Saturday!
Blackbird Farms LLC
The Woven Farmstead of Whitehall
I will have goodies for walk up sales Saturday, watch for the Friday newsletter list!
All is Certified Naturally Grown and Grown with Love!
To order, please email firstname.lastname@example.org by 7am Friday
Cheers to good growing!
Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
To place an order and PRE-PAY please go to www.laughingtreebakery.com
And look for the ORDER FOR SWEETWATER button in the upper right corner.
Please pre-order by Tuesday at 6pm.
To pay with cash or check at pickup send an email order to: Hilde@laughingtreebakery.com
**We will have pies available ONLY the day before Thanksgiving (11/23) at The Cheese Lady
in Muskegon from 10—3pm. Please email Hilde your order by Saturday, November 19 th .
RIGHTEOUS PUMPKIN PIE—made with local pumpkin and a buttery oat and seed crust.
This pie has NO flour in it. $20 each.
ABBA PETER’S FAVORITE APPLE PIE—a substantial pie made by hand with local apples
and a traditional crust. $25 each.
Oceana Rolls and other breads and scones available 11/23 at The Cheese Lady as well! Email
Hilde with questions.
BREADS Available for Pre-Order for Saturday, November 12:
Elbridge Parmesan Olive Bread $8.00
Pumpernickel Rye $7.00
Honey Oat $7.00
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan $10.00
Homesteader’s Wheat $7.00
Oceana Round $6.00
Third Coast Three Seed $7.00
Griff’s 8 Grain $7.00
Annie’s Raisin Spice $7.00
Wholegrain Kamut $7.00
Pilgrim Rye $7.00
Rustic Baguettes $4.00
Pay It Forward Loaf $6.00
PASTRIES Available for Pre-Order Saturday, November 12:
Morning Buns $4.00 each (A hearty cinnamon roll with ground pecans and orange oil)
Deep Mud Brownies $4.00 each
Cherry Brownies $4.00 each
COOKIES: $3.00 each
Tree Hugger (PB Choc. Chip Cookie–VEGAN)
Whangdangdoodlers (Dark chocolate batons and walnuts)
Pecan Maple Oaties (Oatmeal Raisin with pecans and Mich. Maple syrup)
Hilltoppers (Ginger Molassses cookies with candied ginger)
Vanilla Shortcakes (On vacation for winter. Special orders of 12 or more only. 12 for $30.)
SCONES: $3.00 each
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Lovely Lemon Scones
Cranberry Orange Scones
Mountain Crunch Granola $10.00
Peanut Butter Granola $10.00 (not available this week)
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery
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Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. If you miss the deadline or prefer to shop in person, I do bring a selection of what’s available every Saturday. I will plan 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.
Skirt steak $10
Sirloin sizzlers $11.50
Eye of round steaks $7.75
Arm 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
Short ribs $7
Soup bones $2.25
We sell by halves and quarters. Please contact us if you would like to be on the list for beef in 2023.
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
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
1# block $10
Old fashioned boiled maple syrup, powered by wood! Glass jars only. Mother Hubbard’s maple syrup:
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup
We’re attempting to get maple cream for the holidays due to requests for it, so if you’re interested, check out the table on Saturday.
See you Saturday!
Sarah (and Bill and the kids),
Scholl Farm of Montague
All of our products and produce are raised/grown organically.
EGGS, Chicken – $6.00/doz. (Limit 1 doz)
– Frozen whole birds, 4 TO 7+ LBS. $5.50/lb.
– Frozen chicken pcs, ~6 LBS, 8 pcs per pkg. $6.00/lb.
– Necks, gizzards, and livers: $3.00/lb.
Purple, Yellow, Kennebec, and Crescent Fingers. Mix
Spuds are easy to store if kept in cool, dark, dry environment with some air flow.
Stock up on your favorite varieties.
OSAGE ORANGE (hedge apple) – $1.00 each
STRAW BALES- $6/bales
For Walk-up sales:
SQUASH: acorn, buttercup, delicata, kabocha, and spaghetti ($3 to $4 each)
PIE PUMPKINS ($3 each)
A Variety of DECORATIVE GOURDS and PUMPKINS
Broom corn and corn stalks available next week
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
Empire & Jonathan Apples from Hackert Family Farm, Certified Organic! . $52 per bushel.
$28.00 per half bushel.
$15 per peck.
$9.00 per half peck.
VEGGIES from the garden and hoop house!!
Red Potatoes $5.00/ qt
White Potatoes Russets $5.00/ qt
1/2 peck $8.00
New! Fingerlings $5.00 qt.
Carrots $6.00 per lg bunch
FARM FRESH EGGS! $5.00 per dozen
Whole Chicken $5.50 per lb avg weight 5-7 lbs
Breasts $10.25 lb avg. weight per pkg 1-1.5 lbs
Drumsticks $5.75/ lb
New product in! PASTURED PORK
Breakfast links $10.00lb
Maple Sage $10.00
Ground pork $6.00
Nitrate free bacon$12.00
Pork Steaks $8.00/lb
Fresh Ham Steaks $9.00 /lb
Pork Kabobs $8.00 /lb
Italian Brats $9.00/lb
Pork Shoulder Roasts $10.00 lb
Nitrate Free Ham Hocks $7.00 /lb
**Please let us know if you need a bulk order of something so we can reserve it for you. We will have all the usual cuts, sausage, nitrate free bacon & hams, and brats.
GRASS FED LAMB 100% raised on pasture! No hormones or chemicals ever!
Lamb Stew Meat $9.00
*Regarding turkeys this year: We are raising a smaller flock this year and will have more info about availability in next week’s newsletter.
New! Baked donuts cinnamon/sugar, glazed, or Plain $6.00 per half dozen.
New! Apple coffee cake $12.00 8-inch square made with our own organically grown apples.
New! Pear & Cheddar Galettes $10.00 8 inch
New! Maple Almond Granola $6.00
New! Apple Crumb top pies made with our own organic apples $18.00
New! MultiGrain Knot Rolls 4pk $6.00
Apple Galettes $10.00
Spinach & Cheddar GF or Reg. $15.00
Broccoli & Cheddar GF or Reg. $15.00
Classic Banana Bread $8.00 small $5.00
Ultimate Granola $5.00 bag
Breakfast Cookies $4.00 each
Pizza Crusts $5.00 (4 pack)
Please send order via email email@example.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!
Liberty Family Farm
The Mannor Farm of Hesperia
We will have the following available for this week.
Ancho Peppers – $8 per bag. Dried Poblano peppers. This pepper is a very mild hot pepper (more spicy than hot). Use them in Mole or Enchilada sauce. Rehydrates easily in warm water in about 15 minutes
Crushed Hot Pepper A blend of our Certified Naturally Grown hot peppers. Add a little zest to your chili, soups or fresh salads. $7 Net Wt 2 oz jar
Black Storage Radishes $3 per quart These radishes are a great one for storage and can be stored up to a month or longer. These radishes are larger than the radishes that most people are used to. They are snow white in the center and have a peppery taste that is mellowed when cooked.
Honeynut Squash $1 each This variety of butternut squash is sweeter and smaller running 1/2 to 1 1/2 lbs each.
Tuffy acorn squash $1 each This variety of acorn squash is smaller running 1/2 to 1 1/2 lbs each.
Whole Chicken $4.50 per lb. 5 – 6 lbs Our poultry and rabbits are always young and fed 100% CNG or organic feed. USDA Inspected
Young Guinea Fowl $8 per lb 2.5 – 3 lbs Guinea Fowl is all dark meat, very tender, and very similar to pheasant without a gamey taste. Our poultry and rabbits are always young and fed 100% CNG or organic fed. USDA Inspected
Johansen’s Maple Syrup $10 pint
We are currently out of our Rabbit but will have more back in stock in November. We normally offer our poultry and rabbit frozen. If you are interested in buying it fresh (not frozen), let us know and we can arrange pick-up the day we get it from the processor.
All our produce and poultry are Certified Naturally Grown. It is Locally Grown Naturally!
Please send orders to firstname.lastname@example.org or text to 231-301-9894. We will send an invoice via Square for payment. If you prefer, you may pay with cash at time of pick-up on Saturday.
Dan & Linda Mannor
The Mannor Farm LLC
5595 E Arthur Road
Hesperia, MI 49421
The Pasturage of Montague
On Saturday at Muskegon, I attempted to put up my tarp and it blew away, nearly taking me with it. After chasing it down, I decided to move inside. Thank you to all who found me despite the last minute decision. We are planning to stay inside at Muskegon with meat and apples. We will be back at Sweetwater on 11/19 and 12/17 with apples in tow and holiday roasts. See you then!
Funny Farm of Grant
Hello everyone! Our produce is finished for the season. That means Jim and I are getting busy in our workshops so I will be attending market next on Nov 19th. If you are interested in any unusual gifts for this holiday season, please consider contacting us about creating one for you. Custom orders are gladly accepted. Various types of cutting boards, hinged boxes, candle stands, wall shelves and nearly anything you could imagine, Jim could probably create. I will have our jelly assortment available for gift-giving also. The flavors are listed below.Please text me at 734-945-0720 for preorders or questions.
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will return soon.
Forest Finds of Muskegon
We will visit the market again soon.
If you have items you need before then, our product list is here: FOREST FINDS-3
If you have any questions, etc about any of our products please email me at ForestFinds@yahoo.com
Call or text 616-834-3233
Dark Water Coffee Roasters of Mears
Not sure of our plans at this point, but if you’re in need of a fresh coffee supply, jump on our website www.darkwatercoffeeroasters.com and we will ship right to your doorstep! There are some exciting new offerings sure to excite your morning cuppa.
Lauren, Tony, Damian, and Neve
Earthkeeper Farm of Kent City
We plan to attend market once a month through the end of the year. Our next dates will be Nov 19, and Dec 10. We will have 5lb frozen elderberries, elderberry cordial and garlic.
All crops are Certified Naturally Grown on our farm in Kent City.
More farm info at www.earthkeeperfarm.com
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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