Treat Your Mom to an Organic Dinner from Sweetwater Local Foods Market!

Treat Mom to an Organic Gift from Sweetwater!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Every Saturday, May 12th, 9:00am to 1:00pm
 Mercy Health Partners/Hackley Health at the Lakes
On Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.

We are a BRIDGE CARD Double Up Foods Bucks 2012 market! Our DUFB program will start beginning with the June 2nd market and run until October- stay tuned for more info!


At this week’s market:

Mund Farm of Rothbury

As of this time (10:00am Friday morning) there will be NO asparagus for market tomorrow. Successive frosts in the last few days have killed off most of the new shoots. We will hope to have some for  next market.


Shady Side Farm of Holland

Gardeners! If you want compost brought to the market tomorrow PLEASE email us today! We will bring a truckload down but  we need you to let us know if you want some. Email   We are selling it in YOUR five-gallon bucket for $2.50. A five-gallon bucket covers 100 sq. ft. We will also have our certified organic dry beans, and wool products.


Harmony Gardens of Montague

Gardeners! We’ll be bringing more of our organically grown veggie transplants this week! Lettuces, kales,  cabbages, broccoli. Tomatoes & Peppers. Seed origin: Fedcos, Johnny’s & Seed Savers.


Funny Farm of Grant

We’ll have greens, green onions, mushrooms, and a small amount of asparagus.


Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery of Hart

Greetings from Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery

We are easing back into production but will not be taking pre-orders this week.  Our thanks to so many of you for your kind notes and gifts over the past few weeks.  Your support and understanding has been overwhelming and humbling.

 We are offering the  following for sale.

Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $5.00

Oceana Round  ( Rustic Italian country bread) $5.00

 Third Coast Three Seed  (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $5.50

The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $5.50

Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamon) $6.00

Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $6.50

Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00

Irish Cheddar Peppercorn (Smooth Irish Cheddar and tongue-tingling organic black pepper) $8.00

Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.25

Toasted Walnut Batard: (aromatic toasted walnuts lend a lovely nuttiness and a purple hue to this versatile batard) $6.50

MOUNTAIN CRUNCH GRANOLA:  organic oats, organic sunflower seeds, organic coconut, sliced almonds, Michigan honey, organic coconut oil, pure vanilla, sea salt. $6.00/pound

LAUGHING TREE PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA:  organic oats, organic sunflower seeds, organic coconut, Michigan honey, Michigan-made peanut butter, organic coconut oil, pure vanilla, sea salt. $6.00/ pound

Pastries for Saturday’s Market:  We will be baking our Cranberry Orange Scones, Truly Ginger Scones, Michigan Cherry Scones, Deep Mud Brownies, Hilltopper Molasses Ginger Cookies, Pecan Maple Oaties.

Hilde and Charlie Muller


Maple Moon Farm of Shelby

We are bringing the last of our kale and chard. Spinach, lettuce mix, and possibly green garlic.

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Chickadee Creek Farm of Nunica

We will have our assortment of Jams and eggs.


Hickory Ridge Family Farm

Pastured Pork is now available at Sweetwater! Our mixed heritage herd has been on pasture all summer, supplemented with hay and GMO-free feed. We’ll have thick cut pork chops, smoked, nitrate free thick cut bacon, smoked hams, pork steaks, pork roasts and ground pork.

Early order forms are available for pork halves & wholes and whole chicken.

For more information call Will at  (231) 794-7936.

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Earthscape Farm of Hesperia

VEGGIES ~ Spinach, maybe Arugula and Radishes,  Fresh Celery Greens.  

~ Please check out our CSA.  We are very busy planting vegetables for you.  We already have kohlrabi, chard & kale, head lettuce, pak choi, beets, garlic, celeriac, spinach, lettuces, carrots, arugula, onions, peas, potatoes, turnip greens, radishes and mustard seeded in the ground, and many many plants started in the Greenhouse.

~  Pre-orders accepted.  Email me for a price list. Please email or call by 5pm on Friday.

BEEF SALE:   Beef Hearts are $2 per lb. GROUND BEEF!  20 PACKAGES, $4.25 per lb. That’s .25 OFF per lb!!  Pre-ordered only, please.

Other cuts available this week:

  • We have lean Ground Beef and Ground Sirloin!
  • Chuck Roasts
  • Bone-In Porterhouse, Tbone, and Rib Steaks
  • Boneless New York Strip, Tenderloin, Sirloin and Rib Eye Steaks
  • Cubed Steak, Round Steak & Short Ribs
  • Heart, Liver, Tongue, Oxtail.
  • Soup Bones

Our steers will go out on pasture soon!  Right now they are still in large  outdoor pens eating our quality hay, and so we can watch them more closely as they have their calves.  The steers are hung to age and processed by Ebel’s Meats in Falmouth, a family-run USDA operation.  I will have new cuts at Market next week.

SALE!  $2 off per bottle.  ORGANIC OLIVE OIL from Palestine, 500 ML Bottles.  Organic, Extra Virgin and Cold Pressed.  This oil is imported by Higher Grounds Coffee.

HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 1# bags.   Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or light roast, full caf, half caf or decaf. Try a cup at the Sweetwater Market table!

We now have the ability to take credit cards at Sweetwater Market!


Creswick Farms of Ravenna

Pasture Raised, Antibiotic & Hormone Free, Artisanal Meats

Diana is back this week! We want to encourage you to pre-order as much as possible, please see below for info on how to sign up to pre-order from her.

New Products!

Cajun Bacon- we’ve put a good spicy rub on these cuts before smoking – wow!

Pork BBQ Rib Pattie – Boneless, juicy, ready to grill and eat!

Flank Steak

Ground Beef in 1 lb. packages
Ground Beef patties

CHICKEN IS BACK! All cuts available this market!
Apple Chicken Sausage Links

Chicken Breast, boneless, skinless

Whole Chicken

Chicken Leg Quarters
Chicken Patties Plain 1 lb at 4/pr pkg.

Ground Chicken. Did you know that ground chicken is lower in fat than ground turkey?

New! Pork BBQ Riblet Pattie!
This boneless juicy patty is ready to grill and eat!

Pork Tenderloin

Pork Chops, Boneless

Pork Steak
Bacon: Choose from new Cajun Rub,  Blk Pepper Garlic, Apple, or Hickory Smoked!
Breakfast Sausage Bulk & Skinless Links

Italian Link Sweet Sausage

Garlic Kielbasa Sausage
Chorizo 1/4lb pkg
Deli Ham Sandwich Slices 1 lb pkg

Deli Sliced Old Fashioned Sandwich Bologna. 1 lb pkg

Pepperoni Slices

EGGS Large. No soy in chicken feed. Large. $3.25 a dozen.

PRE-ORDERS. If you want to be sure to get the meats you want every week, take a look at the complete product list here:
Email or call Diana Jancek at  or (231)292-1152 to be put on the Creswick Pre-Order Reminder List. She will send you an email reminder on Sunday to put your pre-order in by Monday midnight for delivery the following Saturday.


Liberty Family Farm


Last Pickings from the Hoophouse!  Come early.

Lettuce Mix, Spring Mix, Mustard Greens, Beet Greens &

Last of the Spinach.


Farm Fresh Eggs from Happy Hens!

Turkey Sausage


Asparagus & Goat Cheese Galettes – a must try, very tasty!

Rhubarb Galettes – fresh picked from our garden.

Spinach & Cheddar Quiche

Morning Glory and triple berry muffins

Maple muffins made with local maple syrup!

Breakfast Cookies!

3 Seed Bread, Ciabatta and Pecan Raisin.

Organic Brownies, Scones and more……

We will have chicken pre-order forms & our Spring Newsletter available.

Fresh Chicken in 2 weeks!!!

Please check out our facebook site and like us!!

Thank you!  It is a pleasure to grow and bake great food for you.


Maple Creek Sugars of Fremont
Doug & Tate Luchies have been producing wonderful maple syrup & honey for over 8 years on their farm.


Bees & Botanicals of Spring Lake

Pretty, Practical & Organic products for the home
Michigan Beeswax candles natural, bright, clean and long burning,
Certified Organic Soap- Great selection of all the favorites available such as Lemongrass Tea, Oats & Spice & Lavender as well
Peppermint, Shea & Oats and Simple/Sensitive.
Gift boxes/w card for organic soap
Organic Lavender Sachets


Pet Chef Lakeshore

Pet Chef Express quality dry kibble pet food. Made with high quality proteins, no meat byproducts, seven different vegetables, kelp, flax, oatmeal for healthy immune systems, pre- and probiotics for digestive health, omega 6 & 3 oils for a shiny healthy coat, glucosamine/ chondroitin for joint health, low temperature cooking process to .prevent heat damage. Contains NO artificial preservatives, NO wheat, corn, soy, cereal fillers, artificial coloring.

Pet Chef Express food is manufactured FRESH each month, and I deliver direct to the consumer with FREE HOME DELIVERY. Not available in retail stores, never sits in warehouses. Free samples available to take home.

Barb Pitcher



Last but not least


Table Talk


   We invite local organizations as well as small locally-based businesses with a food, health and/ or environment based interest to come and tell you who they are and what they are doing in our community! If you or someone you know would like to come be a part of Table Talk please contact market manager at 231 292-1152 or email at


This week’s Table Talk: Create Jobs and Stop Pollution: Sign the petition for 25 by 25!!

Want to help Michigan create thousands of jobs that can’t be outsourced and spark over $10 billion in new investments? Then make sure Michiganders have a chance to vote for the Michigan Energy Michigan Jobs initiative by signing the petition this Saturday at the market. or by collecting petition signatures in your community! Sign up to collect ballot initiative signatures by clicking here!

If this measure is voted into law, by 2025 electric providers will be getting 25% of our power from clean, renewable sources (25×25)!!


Friends of the Market

As always, if you would like to become a Friend of the Market for a suggested donation of $20.00, which entitles you to a free cup of coffee at every market you attend for a full year, please see me at the market this Saturday! We will also have  Higher Grounds Coffee by the Cup for a suggested donation of $1.00.


Hope to see you at the market!
Diana Jancek
Market Manager

We are a BRIDGE CARD Double Up Foods Bucks 2012 market! Our DUFB program will start beginning with the June 2nd market and run until October- stay tuned for more info!