Sweetwater Wednesday News for Saturday May 18th Farmers Market

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, May 18th, 2024
10:00am to 11:00am
Mercy Health Lakes Village
6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd.
Contact info at end of newsletter
Supporting Small Local Organic Food Producers since 2005!


Funny Farm & Liberty Family Farm have limited asparagus this week! Preorders required for this. Blackbird Farm has a wide selection of heirloom & open pollinated garden plants available for walk up sales only on Saturday.

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Vendors attending May 18th:

Funny Farm of Grant
Hello, everyone. I’ll be back this week with a few things but more is on the
way. Asparagus is coming on well, decent rain has helped a lot.
Sprinkles during the night are more than welcome!Here’s the list for this week and probably a couple more weeks. Thank you for your continued support and preorders.
Mixed lettuce spring mix

Homegrown jelly flavors, Elderberry, Kiwi,Kiwi/crab apple, Apple, Wild
grape, Blueberry
Pink Himalayan salt
Quantities of asparagus, spinach & lettuce are limited for this week so if you’re interested, please send a text for preorder. You can reach me
at 734 945 0720.
Barb Loe
Funny Farm

Blackbird Farm of Coopersville
This week at market, we have the vegetable and herb plants you need to get your vegetable garden off on the right foot! Certified Naturally Grown; organic, open pollinated, and heirloom seeds; using the highest quality compost-based potting soil we can find; all farm-tested varieties that do well in West Michigan’s climate. We will likely be bringing the following, for walk-up sales only:
Genovese basil
lemon basil
Thai basil
lemon balm
curly parsley
flat-leaf parsley
slicing cucumbers
ground cherries
lacinato kale
meadowlark kale
scarlet kale
anaheim hot peppers
anch(poblano) hot peppers
jalapeno hot peppers
king of the north sweet peppers
lunchbox mix sweet peppers
michigan wonder sweet peppers
zephyr summer squash
brightlights swiss chard
tomaverde tomatillos
black cherry
pink princess
sun gold
sun peach
yellow mini
cherokee purple
early Detroit
green zebra
jaune flamme
san marzano
striped german
Looking forward to seeing friends old and new at market this Saturday!

The Woven Farm
This week I will have limited quantities of several types of greens and flowers for walk up sales.
Cheers to Good Growing!
Samantha Otto
Farmer; Food+Farm Edu
The Woven Trifecta

Scholl Farms of Montague
This Saturday you can preorder by calling the number below and then pickup your stuff at The Woven Farm spot (with Sam).
New! Rhubarb. $4.00 a 1.5 lb bunch.
All our products and produce are raised/grown organically using 100%certified organic feeds for our animals and no chemicals or inorganic fertilizers on our land.
CHICKEN EGGS:  $6.00/doz.  Flats $15 2.5dozen.
GOOSE EGGS: $2.00 ea $10 dozen duck eggs.
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
You can place preorders from the list below until Saturday morning!
NEW! Limited asparagus $5.00 bundle-rhubarb $4.00 bundle
Nitrate Free Ham Slices $9.00/lb
Nitrate Free Hocks $7.00/lb
Pork Chops $9.00/lb Nitrate free Bacon $ 12.00/lb
Nitrate free Ham slices $ 8.00/lb
Breakfast Patties $ 10.00/lb
Italian Bulk Sausage $10.00/lb
Maple Sage Bulk Breakfast $10.00/lb
Garlic Basil Bulk $10.00/lb
Ground Pork $8.00/lb
Pork chop $8.00/lb
Pork Roast $ 8.00/lb
100% Grass-fed Beef
Our beef is raised on our farm and strictly rotationally grazed and 100% grass-fed. No Antibiotics, No Hormones ever!
Porterhouse Steak2/pkg $18.00/lb
T-Bone Steaks 2/pkg$18.00/lb
Rib-eye Steaks 2/pkg$20.00/lb
Roasts $9.00/lbincludes rump, chuck, and arm roasts.
Stew Meat $9.00/lb
Ground Beef $8.00/lb
Fresh Eggs- $5.00 per dozen, NON-gmo feed.
Pastured Poultry
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
Bakery Items made fresh for you!
Rhubarb Custard Pie $20.00 made with our fresh Rhubarb
Asparagus Galette $10 made with organic asparagus. 8”.
Asparagus Quiche $18.00
Rhubarb Crumb Bars $3.00 ea
Sourdough Rhubarb Scones $3.00 ea
Sourdough Croissants $2.00 each
Sourdough Organic white wheat  Country Bread $8.00 round loaf
Chocolate Chip Sourdough Scones 4pack $8.00
Sourdough Bagels Plain, and Seeded! 4 pack for$6.00Spinach & 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
Organic Pizza Crusts (4pk)- $5.00
Organic Apple Galette- $8.00 7-inch round
We look forward to hearing from you!
Please email orders to-  libertyff@gmail.com
Questions- 231-873-3737
~ Andy & Dennise

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Hello :-),
All of our poultry is free range, locked in nightly, and has certified organic feed.
Please return your empty cartons, especially the duck egg size cartons. Thanks!
Chicken eggs are $6/dozen.
Duck eggs are $10/dozen.
100% grass fed beef:
We have beef at the processor available for next week’s market.
Prices listed are per pound. Orders are filled in the order we receive them.
SALE! Ground round, vacuum sealed $7.25
Ground sirloin, vacuum sealed $12.00
Sale! Short ribs, for moist cooking methods. $4.00
Ground specials: save 25 cents a pound on 25 pounds or more, and 50cents a pound on 50 pounds or more. Sale is available on 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.
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
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.
See you Saturday!

Mannor Farm of Hesperia
Be sure to check out our online Bundles for special deals. 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.  $3.50 per pack($3.75 normal retail).
We have a few bundles of USDA Organic onion plants 60-70pr bundle $10, 2/$15
Certified Naturally Grown Eggs  Our hens are fed a 100% organic diet.   Our eggs are collected daily ,are clean but not washed, and are packed in new unused paper cartons.  Large Eggs $3.00 per dozen.  4 dozen for $10.00
Certified Naturally Grown Chicken See online for availability.
PRE-ORDER DEADLINE IS FRIDAY MAY 17th AT 5PM.  Pre-orders are appreciated but not REQUIRED.
We accept cash, credit/debit cards as well as SNAP/EFT cards.
Go to Shop at The Mannor Farm (https://mannorfarm.eatfromfarms.com/shop.php) to place an order.   We prefer orders be placed through the above link but will take emailed or text orders. Email orders to the.mannor.farm@gmail.com or text to 231-301-9894.
Dan & Linda Mannor
The Mannor Farm LLC
5595 E Arthur Rd
Hesperia, MI 49421

Returning Soon

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will be back to Market May 25th.  We will butcher again in June if you would like a quarter.
Earthscape Farms LLC
CONTACT: Patrice and Bill Bobier
email earthscapefarm@gmail.com

Other Places to Find Sweetwater Verified Goods

Shady Side Farm of Holland
If you are interested in the goings on at our farm this summer:
Get news, recipes, and alerts from the farm: https://mailchi.mp/ffb92e5e9f09/shadysidefarmsubscribe
Shady Side Farm

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.

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
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