Sweetwater Monday Preorder News for Saturday September 17th Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

Saturday, September 17th, 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
The list below is what is available for preorders for the Saturday September 17th 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!)
Pine Row Farm, Earthscape Farm & Scholl Farm all have a nice list of all the available cuts of 100% grassfed beef & chicken they have available and need preorders by Friday.
Looking for quality organic tomatoes for canning? Contact Blackbird Farms asap!
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 17th:

Blackbird Farm of Coopersville
If you are looking to purchase tomatoes in bulk for canning and freezing, this is the week to do so. Please reach out to farmer.blackbirdfarms@gmail.com if you are interested in placing an order to be picked up at market this Saturday.
The field is also bursting with an abundance of so many other crops – look for complete details of what we will have available for walk-up sales in the Friday Update newsletter this week.
Greg Dunn
Blackbird Farms LLC

The Woven Farmstead of Whitehall
Happy Monday! Summer crops are slowing down and fall crops are beginning to fill the field! This will likely be the last week for squash and cucumbers, with tomatoes soon to follow – Be sure to enjoy these sweet summer favorites while you can!
Microgreens – $5 each
Spicy Mix Microgreens – a zippy blend of greens great for salads, smoothies, edible garnishes etc
Mellow Mix Microgreens – a mild blend of greens great for salads, smoothies, edible garnishes
Amaranth Microgreens – an earth tasting green with beautiful pink-red color
Radish blend Microgreens – a refreshing radish flavor packed in the form of greens!
Cilantro Microgreens – all of the flavor of traditional cilantro in micro form!
Basil Microgreens – all of the flavor of traditional basil packed into tender greens
Sunflower shoots – a crisp and crunchy micro with nutty flavor great for fresh meals or in a stir fry
Pea shoots – a crisp and crunchy micro with sweet pea flavor. Great fresh on sandwiches or prepared in a stir fry
Cat Grass – Microgreens for your feline friends! Cat grass comes planted in a 2.5″ terracotta pot, and is the purrrfect organic treat for your pet! The grass regrows as cats snack on it, typically lasting 1 month or more!
Mini Cabbages – $3/quart
Swiss Chard – $3/bunch
Curly Kale – $3/bunch
Tuscan Kale -$3/bunch
Collards – $3/bunch
Cucumbers- $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 is Certified Naturally Grown and Grown with Love!
P.S an array of bagged leafy greens will soon be back on the market table!!
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
!!Notice!! – We WILL be at market this coming Saturday, Sept. 17 but not
Sept. 24.
All of our products and produce are raised/grown organically.
EGGS, Chicken – $6.00/doz. (Limit 2 doz. Sorry no flats offered due to less egg
– 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, Adirondack Red (pink), Yellow, Butterball, Redskin, Kennebec,
and Crescent Fingers. Mix and match.
$30.00/1/2 bu.
$50.00/1 bu.
Spuds are easy to store if kept in cool, dark, dry environment with some air flow.
Stock up on your favorite varieties.
RHUBARB still available – 2 lb. bundle $5.00
Osage orange (hedge apple) – $1.00 each
Squash, gourd, and pumpkins are on the near horizon.
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

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 17th:
Cheddar Peppercorn Bread $8.00
Toasted Walnut Batard $7.00
Pumpernickel 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 17th:
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
Pecan Date Scones
Double Chocolate Scones
Mountain Crunch Granola $10.00
PB Granola $10.00
Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery
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Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Hello :-),
I have not seen many bats in the last few years. Friday evening as Scout and I took a walk, one swooped low towards us. As I watched, I saw their were two, which was encouraging. The mosquitoes are quite thick, so I’m sure the bats have plenty to eat.
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.
Brisket $9
Skirt steak $10
Hanger steak $10
Sirloin sizzlers $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 SALE! $8.75
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. We are trying to obtain a processing date.
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
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 are selling our remaining breeding stock, and scheduling our feeders for processing. Please contact us immediately if you would like a half or whole Idaho Pasture Pig and are not already on our list. They are pastured with certified organic feed.
See you Saturday!
Sarah (and Bill and the kids),

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
Hello, Sweetwater friends!  We will be there on Saturday, September 17th!  
We will bring any extra vegetables with us – sweet red, green and purple peppers, poblano peppers,  eggplant, onions, broccoli, green cabbage, and maybe more. Sweet Red Peppers always make me remember Amy Oak.  They were her favorite .   
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 have limited beef with us to buy at Market.   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
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.    OUT
Short Ribs $5 per lb.
Heart $3 per lb.
Liver $4  OUT
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
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI  49421
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

Crow’s Nest Ltd Veggies
We will be back with more garlic! Visit our table Saturday to see what’s available. We have two varieties, limited quantities.
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
You can email carolyn.a.harper@gmail.com to pre-order or discuss bulk orders for fall planting. Limited supply!

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

Forest Finds of Muskegon

We will return on Saturday Sept 17th!
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 Waters Coffee Roasters of Mears
NEW! This week we will not be at market but instead will be taking orders online to ship to your doorstep! All orders must be placed by Wednesday at noon. We hope you are all well and thank you!
Your humble coffee servants,
Lauren, Tony, Damian, and Neve

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
We are on a family campout this coming Saturday, but will return soon!
Thank you very much!
The Wrights
Liberty Family Farm

The Pasturage LLC of Montague
Hello all! We will not be at Sweetwater this weekend. My Dad will be training with the Red Cross. See you the 24th!

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.
If you have not already done so you may want to sign up for the newsletter
to be informed of the pre-order schedule for the next market.
If you have questions about info in this newsletter
please email them to sweetwaterlocalfoods@gmail.com
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