Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, July 23rd, 2022
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
-Please be sure to get your bread orders in to Laughing Tree by 6pm Tuesday! They always have a good selection of extra breads & pastries but if you take a look at their list of things available for preorder you will find a lot more!
-Big news for fruit lovers from Samantha at The Woven Farm – read her update to find out more!
-Dark Water Coffee Roasters would appreciate preorders!
-Today’s Soapbox Special (aka: yet one more reason to eat local). Did you know that CAFO raised beef cattle are fed poultry litter (chicken manure?) Here’s a link from Missouri University Extension Service https://extension.missouri.edu/publications/g2077
“Beef cattle have the ability to digest low-cost feedstuffs that are not usable by other livestock species. One such feedstuff is poultry litter, which provides opportunities for both the poultry producer and the beef cattle producer. The large quantities of litter produced during modern poultry production are expensive to dispose of safely; moreover, protein is typically the most expensive ingredient in ruminant diets. Feeding poultry litter is a means of disposing of a waste product while concurrently supplying a low-cost protein feed to beef cattle.”
At Sweetwater you will find ONLY meats from small flock, pasture raised animals – viva the local difference!
See you Saturday at the Market!
Vendors Attending Saturday July 23rd:
The Woven Farm of Whitehall
The farm is looking lush these days with lots of new veggies headed to the market table! This week I will have the following available:
Salad Mix – $6/bag
Kale (curly, red russian, tuscan, dwarf blue) – $3/bunch
Collard Greens – $3/bunch
Napa Cabbage (red and green) – $3/head
Baby swiss chard – $3/bunch
Bok Choi – $3/bunch
Zucchini/ Summer Squash – $3/quart
Lunchbox peppers – $4/quart
Green tomatoes – $1 each
French Breakfast Radishes – $3/bunch
Haukeri Turnips – $3/bunch
Gourmet beet mix (chioggia/golden/red) – $4/bunch
Kohlrabi – $3/bunch
Edible Flower Confetti – $4/clamshell
Basil – $3/bunch
MAYBE cucumbers! – Look out for a friday update!
Also, keep on the lookout for a blueberry update! Little did we know that when we purchased land this past year, we purchased an old blueberry field. This field has been out of production for some time (decades.) However, it is still producing big, beautiful, delightful tasting berries! I have been enjoying a handful each day as they ripen. Berries are 100% chemical free and almost ready for the market table! – I am hoping to have some available this week, but estimating they will ripen up with lots available for the following week!
To preorder, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Orders accepted through 8am Friday. Cash/check/card/venmo accepted!
Cheers to good growing!
Dark Waters Coffee Roasters of Mears
We will be bringing a nice selection of coffees with us Saturday. For pre-ordering jump on our website www.darkwatercoffeeroasters.co
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, July 23rd:
Elbridge Parmesan Olive Bread $8.00
Pumpernickel Rye $7.00
Hazel Road Rustic $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
Pilgrim Rye $7.00
Rustic Baguettes $4.00
Pay It Forward Loaf $6.00
PASTRIES Available for Pre-Order Saturday, July 23rd:
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
Double Chocolate Scones
Pecan Date Scones 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
We will accept orders until 5pm on Friday. 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.
New York strip steaks $17
Sirloin tip roasts $11.50
Round steaks $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
Soup bones $2.25
We sell by halves and quarters! Please contact us if you are interested.
All of our poultry are free range, locked in nightly, and have certified organic feed.
Chicken eggs: $6/dozen
Duck eggs: $10/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
Old fashioned boiled maple syrup, powered by wood! Glass jars only. Mother Hubbard’s maple syrup:
Kasza Sugar Bush Maple Syrup
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),
Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will return on July 30th, but then with family stuff going on will probably not be at market much in August, so plan ahead!
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
4220 E. Loop Rd.
Hesperia, MI 49421
The Pasturage LLC of Montague
Hi Sweetwater folk! We will not be able to make the July 23rd market, please check back with the Friday email for more info.
The Pasturage LLC of Montague UPDATE 6 17 22
Forest Finds of Muskegon
Taking orders now for market on July 9th!
Please note, we will not be back again to market until the end of July.
In the meantime, our Price List is online! 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
Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
Hi friends, we are super busy at the farm right now and are planning to return to market at the end of August. If you would like to order our products and come to the farm for pick up you are welcome to.
Liberty Family Farm
Scholl Farms of Montague
Please note: I will be at runners camp on Saturday July 16 & 23.
See you soon!
Stu and Connie
Shady Side Farm of Holland
We will return soon, in the meantime see below.
Shady Side Farm
Get news, recipes, and alerts from the farm: https://mailchi.mp/ffb92e5e9f09/shadysidefarmsubscribe
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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