Sweetwater Monday Preorder List for Saturday September 3rd Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

Saturday, September 3rd, 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!
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Monday Preorder Newsletter
Labor Day Weekend!
The list below is what is available for preorders for the Saturday September 3rd market.
Laughing Tree Bakery needs your preorders by Tuesday 6pm.
Dark Water Coffee needs your roast prefs & orders by Wednesday (and they will even ship it to you after that!)
Looking for excellent cuts of meat for your end of summer Labor Day gathering? Look no further and put in your preorders today!
Pine Row Farm, Earthscape Farm, The Pasturage, Scholl Farm & Liberty Family Farm all
 have a nice list of 100% grassfed beef, pork, chicken & lamb!
Most all of the vendors will also have lots of stuff available for walk up sales on Saturday, so be sure to check back with the Friday Update news for that list.
Thanks again, and see you at the Market!

Vendors Attending Saturday September 3rd:

Blackbird Farm of Coopersville
It looks like another abundant week at the farm, so we are expecting to have lots of great fruits and vegetables available for walk up sales. Look for full details in Friday’s newsletter. Hope to see you Saturday!
Greg Dunn
Blackbird Farms LLC

Michigan’s Finest Mushrooms
I will have Shitake available for the market on Sept 3rd.
Check the Friday Newsletter for updates, there may be more
goodies by then!
Michigan’s Finest Mushrooms

The Woven Farmstead of Whitehall
Good things are growing and I am eager to share them with you!
Spicy Mix Microgreens – $5 + $1 jar deposit
Mellow Mix Microgreens – $5 + $1 jar deposit
Mini Cabbages – $3/quart
Napa Cabbage – $2/head
Swiss Chard – $3/bunch
Curly Kale – $3/bunch
Tuscan Kale -$3/bunch
Collards – $3/bunch
Carrots – (limited – walk up only 🙂 )
Cucumbers (pickling and slicers available) – $3/quart
Zucchini/ Summer Squash – $3/quart
Lunchbox peppers – $3/quart
Jalapeno Peppers – $3/Pint
Banana Peppers – $3/pint
Green tomatoes – $5/quart
Heirloom tomatoes – $5/quart
Assorted Cherry Tomatoes – $5/clamshell (an overflowing pint)
Tomatillo – $4/clamshell (overflowing pint)
Potato Medley (red/yellow/purple/blue) – $5/quart
Onions (small) – $5/pint
Edible Flower Confetti – $4/clamshell
Basil – $3/bunch
Sage – $3/bunch
Leaf Fennel – $3/bunch
Fresh garlic – $5/pint
Large flower bouquet (Quart Jar) – $20
Small flower bouquet (Pint Jar) – $12
All are Certified Naturally Grown and Grown with Love!
To place a pre-order, please email inquire@thewoventrifecta.com by 7am Friday.
Cash, cards, and checks are accepted.
Please make checks out to : The Woven Trifecta or Samantha Otto
Have a lovely week + Cheers to good growing!!

Scholl Farm of Montague
Good supply of freshly harvested RED SKIN POTATOES, $5.00 qt.
– Frozen whole birds, 4 TO 7+ LBS. $5.50/lb.
– Frozen chicken pcs, 8 pcs per pkg. $6.00/lb.
RHUBARB: 2 lb. bundle $5.00
Our chickens are slowing down…it’s that time of year, so we are limiting eggs to 2 dozen or one flat per customer. Thanks!
– CHICKEN $6.00/doz. FLAT $15
– DUCK $10/doz.
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

Funny Farm of Grant
Hello! Here’s this week’s offerings. Text me at 734 945 0720 if there’s
anything you’d like me to hold for you. Please contact me by 5pm on
Hello, here’s our list of available veggies. Please text me at 734 945 0720 and I’ll be sure to have it for you on Saturday.
Potatoes, 2 varieties
Green peppers
Onions, white and blush(red)
Cherry tomatoes, sweet and lots of colors
Asst melons, if ready
Green tomatoes
Asst winter squash
For preorders, please send
a text to 734 945 0720

VEGGIES from the garden and hoop house!!
Red Potatoes $5.00/ qt
White Potatoes Russets $5.00/ qt
Kale $5.00/bag
Carrots $6.00 per lg bunch
Tomatoes $5.00/qt
Cabbage $8.00 each large
Red Cabbage $5.00 each large
Radish $5.00
Collards $5.00 bunch
APPLES- McIntosh  $5.00 per 1/2peck our own apples organically grown:)
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
Thighs $7.00/lb
Drumsticks $5.75/ lb
Wings $5.75/lb
Livers $5.00
Pork chops $8.00 /lb
Pork Steaks $8.00/lb
Fresh Ham Steaks $9.00 /lb
Pork Kabobs $8.00 /lb
Ground Pork $6.00/lb
Maple Sage Sausage $8.00/lb
Italian Brats $9.00/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $ 9.00/lb
Pork Shoulder  Roasts $10.00 lb
Ribs $9.00/lb
Nitrate Free Ham Hocks $7.00 /lb
Peach Galettes $8.00
Apple Galettes $8.00
Apple Pie $15.00
Spinach & Cheddar GF or Reg. $15.00
Broccoli & Cheddar GF or Reg. $15.00
Classic Banana Bread $8.00 small $5.00
Ginger Apricot Granola $5.00 bag
Ultimate Granola $5.00 bag
Breakfast Cookies $4.00 each
Pizza Crusts $5.00 (4 pack)
Please send order via email libertyff@gmail.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!
The Wrights
Liberty Family Farm

Dark Waters Coffee Roasters of Mears
We will be bringing a nice selection of coffees with us Saturday if preorders are abundant!  All pre-ordering must be placed by Wednesday at noon, 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
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
BREADS Available for Pre-Order for Saturday, September 3rd:
Elbridge Parmesan Olive Bread $8.00
Cobmoosa Onion Rye $7.00
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan $10.00
Homesteader’s Wheat $7.00
Michigander $7.00
Oceana Round $6.00
Third Coast Three Seed $7.00
Griff’s 8 Grain $7.00
Annie’s Raisin Spice $7.00
Kamut $7.00
Pilgrim Rye $7.00
Rustic Baguettes $4.00
Pay It Forward Loaf $6.00
PASTRIES Available for Pre-Order Saturday, September 3rd:
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 $2.50 each
SCONES: $3.00 each
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Blueberry Scones
Double Chocolate Scones
Pecan Date Scones
Mountain Crunch Granola $10.00
Peanut Butter Granola $10.00
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery
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Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Hello :-),
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. If you miss the deadline or prefer to shop in person, I bring a selection of what’s available every Saturday. 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. Orders are filled in the order we receive them.
Ribeye $17
NY Strip steaks $16.75
Brisket $9
Skirt steak $10
Hanger steak $10
Sirloin sizzlers $11.50
Sirloin tip roasts $11.50
Round steaks $7.75
Eye of round $7.75
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 in beef this fall.
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
2# $12
Glass canning jars:
Pint raw $10
Quart raw $16
1# block $6.50
Get rid of plastic bags & make your own food wraps! Google it!
Apples? Maybe…
Our early tree has a nice crop. These are a tart, short shelf life old variety with white flesh. No sprays or chemicals of any type, so there’s some insect damage and blemishes. Walk up sales only, if they’re not overripe by  next Saturday.
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),
Hello :-),

The Pasturage LLC of Montague
Labor Day already! How is that possible!? We have all the necessary provisions for your holiday including bratwurst (pork and lamb), steaks (pork and lamb), and for your smoker, guess what, we have both pork and lamb roasts including the shoulder. What a smorgasbord! 
The product price list link is here:
The Pasturage LLC of Montague UPDATE 6 17 22
To place a preorder: Text or call 231 288 6112. Email thepasturage@gmail.com Look for a confirmation via whatever method you contacted me. Thank you!
To Pickup:
 At Sweetwater Local Foods Market, order before 4pm Friday for the 10am to 11am Saturday market. At Muskegon Farmers Market, visit stall 148 every Saturday for direct purchase.
To pay: 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!
The Pasturage

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
Hello, Sweetwater friends!  We will be there on Saturday, September 3rd!  
We will bring any extra vegetables with us – sweet red, green and purple peppers, eggplant, onions, broccoli, green cabbage, and maybe more. 
Please let us know if you want to pay at pick up (cash or checks made out to Earthscape Farm), or on line with a Square invoice.  We can most likely fill orders up until 8am Saturday morning!
Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com.
Please note: We will have a limited selection of beef cuts with us for Walk up purchase, so please try to get a preorder in to get exactly what you want.
We have a lot of ground beef – plus ground chuck and sirloin.
We are low on other  beef cuts, and the next steers are already sold!
All the cuts are below, and orders are filled in the order we receive them.
Hanger Steak $10 / lb 1 per package
Skirt Steak $7/lb
Cubed Steak  $7/lb. .5 to 1.5# per package
Round Steak  $6.50/lb.  .5 to 1.5# per package  OUT
English and Arm Roast  $8.00/lb.   BUY 2 of any roast, get 10% off!
Brisket $8 per lb. We have a whole brisket!  Feed a crowd!
Ground Chuck!  $7.50 per lb.
Ground Sirloin!  $9 per lb.
Ground Beef  $6.50/lb.   ~  1# packages
Ground Beef Patties $7.50 per lb.    4 per package
Short Ribs $5 per lb.
Heart $3 per lb.
Tongue $3.50 per lb.
Oxtail $5 per lb.
Soup Bones $2.50 per lb.
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

Crow’s Nest Ltd Veggies
Formerly Crow Feather Farm
We will return soon and we’re bringing garlic back! We will offer two varieties for your culinary pleasure.
Music, the standard-bearer for storage garlic. Large heads, large cloves have classic garlic flavor perfect for roasting.
– $3 / head OR 2 for $5 OR $12 / lb
Siberian is a true garlic-lovers variety. Gorgeous purple striped cloves bring an intense flavor and aroma to any dish. Not for long-term storage.
– $1.50 / head OR $15 / lb
For more info: carolyn.a.harper@gmail.com

Forest Finds of Muskegon
We will return on Saturday Sept 17th!
We have lots of good things to help protect your skin, safely, in the summer, along with our newest teas as well!
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

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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