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Miami County Locally Grown:  Great News! Holiday Night Market - Nov 30th!!


For the first time in over a year – the Holiday Night Market is back!!

All your favorite Market vendors and even more local faces will be set up at First Place on Tuesday November 30th!!

Join us for our fun traditional farmer’s market – the perfect time to meet your favorite farmers and enjoy shopping for local foods, crafts and Holiday gifts!

Running simultaneously with Virtual Market pickup, the Night Market will be open from 3:30-6:30pm Tuesday November 30th, in the same building as Virtual Market pickup – just down the main hall!!

We’ll also accept any food or monetary donations on behalf of First Place Food Pantry! Won’t you join us? :-)

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Conway, AR:  LAMB! and Tamales! Tuesday Reminder - Market Closes Tonight after 10pm.


Hello friends!

Lots of varieties of coffee available now, and LAMB!!! Search “LAMB.”

Tamales!
Pork, chicken or jalapeño & cheese.
Five for $7. All same kind.
At market this Friday, October 22nd.
Text me your order.
501–339-1039

Just a reminder: There’s still time to place your order for pickup this Friday, October 22nd.

Please wear a mask at Friday pick-up. We have volunteers who can bring your order to your car if you prefer, just call or text 501-339-1039 when you get parked.

The market closes TONIGHT after 10pm, maybe even midnight! Come early on Friday for the best selection from the Extras table. See you Friday!

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping: *https://conway.locallygrown.net/market

How to contact us:

DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. Instead…

Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Email: Steve – kirp1968@sbcglobal.net

Champaign, OH:  It's Just A Bunch Of Hocus Pocus!


Not really…not here, not this market.

Although, I do feel this market possesses a bit of magic, with special wands, waving around, making it all happen, each and every week!

I started my Halloween movie watching, last night, and I am sure by the title of this weblog, you can guess which one I started with!

Are you all enjoying your Halloween movie lists that I handed out with your orders, last week? I hope so. I love sharing the very special feeling I get when it is close to Halloween.

Along with my Sunday dinner nostalgia vibe, driving into that driveway, Sunday night, and taking in the crisp air, suddenly, all the laughter of the West End, on trick or treat night, came rushing back to me.

The excitement over picking your costume. Deciding if it would be store bought, or homemade. Taking your costumes to elementary school for the hallway Halloween parades. Racing home from school, and eating a quick dinner, for us…it was usually some sort of hotdogs on that night. Quick, and easy, so we could get costumes on, and all of the parents could ready the candy bowls at front doors.

In the West End, and in my neighborhood, it was safe, and it was the 70s, so we all went out and about on our own. Running house to house, yelling to each other, ringing doorbells, stopping at my grandparents to get candy, while my grandfather told us to be careful and mind our manners…racing back home, to empty out our candy bags, or pillow cases, to trade off what we didn’t want, have hot chocolate, and usually watch a Halloween cartoon, on tv, to end the evening.

Great fun, memories lasting a lifetime, some scrapes and scars, still on me, of times I would fall in a yard, or on the street, not paying attention…lol

It was always the anticipation and planning of that fun evening. Just like the planning and anticipation, of this market, each week…

It is 7am, everyone, and the market closes at 8am…

Don’t be caught in the bewitching hour without an order…

XOXO,
Cosmic Pam

Statesboro Market2Go:  Order by 10pm Tuesday!


Support your local farmers and Click to order at Market2Go!

Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  ONLINE ORDERS STILL OPEN UNTL 6 AM WED


Just a reminder that orders are open all through Tuesday (day and late night) and close at 6 AM on Wednesday morning. Pickup is 4:30-6:00 drive through in the back outdoor lot south of the Fayetteville public library.

Thank you if you’ve placed your order—and this message is a tickle if you want to, but haven’t.

NOTE: Local apples, cider and vinegar: orders will close at 1 pm TUESDAY*. Everything else available until 6 am Wed.*

Lots of eggs available, plus flower bouquets. Lettuce and baby carrots selling fast. What else still available: garlic, bokchoi,eggplant,potatoes, chard,daikon, chard, radishes, kale, green onions, kohlrabi, sweet potatoes, mild turnips, zucchini,yellow squash and more. And yes, chestnuts and mushroom products available too.

And we are lucky in the Ozarks to be able to grill well into the fall! Lamb, goat, beef, beefalo, pork, chicken all available.

Order at:
https://fayettevillearkansas.locallygrown.net/market.

SNAP customers ONLY—you can order and choose pay at pickup and bring your EBT card. We will swipe and match it there.

Have other questions about online ordering? Just reply to this email.

Lathemtown Farm Fresh Market:  This Week at the Market


We began harvesting sweet potatoes last week so they will ready to sell next week after they’ve cured. The lettuces look wonderful and the fall crops are growing nicely.
Have a great week!

Farmher Chef Amy

Lathemtown Farm Fresh Market:  Late Opening


The market will open tomorrow.
I have had to deal with a family emergency out of town so will be delayed.

Siloam Springs, AR:  Online Market is Open! Order pick up has moved to the Moss House


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Be sure to check out the produce available this week. It includes peppers, green tomatoes, chard and……SWEET POTATOES!

Elderberry Lane has added a wide variety of products to include herbal teas.

There are farm fresh eggs, locally grown pecans, artisan baked goods, handcrafted items and art prints, personal and homecare items, aprons, masks, and beef, pork, and poultry.

Fall brings to mind comfort foods like meatloaf, roasted whole chicken, and breakfast for dinner. You will find what you need to make these meals from our farmers and vendors. Thank you for shopping local!

When you arrive to pick up your order you are welcome to come to the door or we can bring it to your car. If any procedures change they will be noted in your order reminder email.

Have a great week and see you Saturday!

Stones River Market:  REMINDER -- Market is OPEN until 10pm


Reminder the October 17th and 18th Market will close tonight at 10pm, there is still time to get your orders in or update the order you have all ready placed.

  • New Fall and Winter Hours for picking up your order on October 20th, as the days get shorter we are adjusting our pickup times on the porch to 5-6:15. Please adjust your schedules accordingly! If you can not make the new hours, please let us know before closing, we can make your orders available with Quinn’s Mercantile so you can stop by and pick them up after market is closed.*

Please share our market web address with your health-conscious friends, via text, email, or social media (and/or forward this message). https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net The more healthy members we have, the more variety of produce and product we can provide!

Blogs from a few of our Growers:

Update from C&M Farm: We have added some of favorite desserts/snacks to the market, with weather getting cooler enjoy your hot cup of coffee or tea with our rich tasting Banana Bread with or without nuts, or a pan of Brownies with or without nuts they are chewy, scrunchy-on-the-edge! This is also the time of year people enjoy a pot of chili or spaghetti enjoy it with our delicious Bread Sticks. They are a hint at our Church socials!

Produce available this week Spineless Okra, Anaheim and Jalapeno peppers, Papalo leaves it has a strong flavor similar to lime, cilantro and spicy like arugula aka Summer Cilantro, Chicken and Quail Eggs, Lamb Fleece some are great for felting (need to know how, contact me, I’ll help you get started) Don’t forget to get some of our plants, great indoors or plant outside to enjoy in your garden next spring.

Oakview Farm: will have fresh okra, arugula, mustard and kale greens this week as we gear up for cooler weather. We are excited to announce that we will have a dried herbal tea blend (with lavender, chamomile, red clover, bee balm and mint) from herbs we have been drying in our greenhouse all Summer! It’s a perfect time of year for some soothing, hot tea!

Bean Man: Most requested Almond Flour, Cassava Flour, Brown Rice Flour and White Rice Flour is now available, the response has been awesome. Several folks who visited on Wednesday were made aware of the roll-out and we also reference recipes in the product descriptions on the our site as well as provide those recipes on the backs of the packages. Not to worry on the Almond Flour as an allergen, we have a separate facility where all processing, milling, testing a packaging is performed so those customers at risk are safe as that is a priority. All first time buyers will receive a copy of our recipe sheet in case they are looking for quality cooking ideas.

Quarter Spring Farm: we have a full selection of pasture raised chickens and chicken cuts. Our birds are grown in pasture, making them healthier and tastier than mass-produced, commercially raised chickens. We also have goat milk soaps and lotion bars available on the market. And we have updated our selection of reusable cloth napkins this week. Happy shopping :)

Mama D’s Bakery: Hi everyone! We have everything available this week!! We have Hummingbird Cake (with a gluten/dairy free option too), Pumpkin spice bagels, cake rolls, muffins, Ginger Cookies, Sourdough Sandwich Loaf, Oatmeal Cookies, Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies, Strawberry Swirl Bread, Raspberry Swirl Bread, and Apple Cinnamon Swirl Bread, Blueberry Muffins, Crusty French Bread, Organic White Wheat Bread, Mocha Muffins, Chocolate Swiss Roll, Cinnamon Rolls, Caramel Apple Cinnamon Rolls, Blueberry Lemon Yeast Rolls, Banana Bread and Pumpkin Bread(with the option of nuts or not), Bagels(plain, cinnamon-raisin, blueberry, and everything), Donuts(cake and yeast), Cream Cheese Danishes, Pies(chocolate fudge, pecan, chocolate chip pecan, pumpkin and sweet potato), Cookies, Granola and Protein Bars, Yeast Breads, Sourdough Breads, and Fruit Scones. Thanks so much to everybody for your business!!

Sing Bee Honey: Fall is in the air! It is time for fall festivals, warm sweaters, and backyard fires. But, are you ready for cold and flu season? Honey has been shown to lessen symptoms of sore throat and suppress cough. Several studies have shown the benefits of honey when used for respiratory symptoms. You can read more with a quick search of WebMD or Mayo Clinic online. Recommended methods of taking honey include eating a spoonful of honey and allowing it to trickle down your throat as you slowly swallow or adding honey to a warm cup of tea. As a reminder, honey is not recommended for infants under 1 year of age. While honey is not a cure for the cold or flu, it can sure help make the symptoms more bearable. Honey is available in a number of sizes in both jars and convenient squeeze bottles. Stock up so you are ready for the winter season!

Baker Family Pastures:
Available this week from our Organic Fed Pasture Raised Chickens. Hot Breakfast Sausage, Chicken Livers, Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast, Chicken Feet, Chicken Hearts, Chicken Thighs (2), Ground Chicken, Half Chicken, and Zestly Italian Sausage.

Body & Soul Teas: Several teas available to enjoy hot or cold:
Ah Shoo – Offers support for seasonal allergies.
Rocky Top Rooibos – a take on Southern Iced Tea. Tasty served hot or cold.
Rooty Tooty – Roots including Sarsaparilla give this blend a slight root beer taste.
Tennessee Sunshine – A tart, fruity blend, delicious hot or cold.
The Daily – Tulsi, also known as Holy Basil or Sacred Basil combines with aromatic rose petals and lavenders in a blend that nourishes and supports the immune system.
Tum Tum Tea: Anti-inflammatory herbs Turmeric and Spearmint, and Ginger combined with gut soothing Meadowsweet, and Marshmallow.

Periwinkle and Pine Company: Find beautiful handmade wreaths, bouquets, and decoration using high quality faux florals and greenery. Excellent for seasonal gifting or brighten up your home.

Rainbow Hill Farm: Apples available this week – Rome, Mutsu, Red Delicious, Yellow Delicious. Acorn, Spaghetti Squash, Cabbage 10-15 pounds great for kraut or rolls, Bell Peppers, and Kennebec Potatoes.

Flying S Farms: Farm Fresh Eggs, Our Winter Squash varieties this week are: Carnival, Delicata, Spaghetti Squash. Fall items are Curly Leaf Lettuce, Whole Turnips with Greens, Kohlrabi Green, Mixed color bundles of Radishes, Sweet Potatoes and Mountain Fresh Tomatoes.

Always a Special THANK YOU to Quinn’s Mercantile for their support of our Locally Grown Market and the use of the front porch. Please be sure to check out the Store, several great gift and useful items, along with Tennessee made items. Quinn’s Mercantile will soon be adding be listing some of their wonderful Tennessee made items that you can will be able to order through the market.

Thank you for supporting your Locally Grown Market, it means a lot to our Growers and Community by Shopping Local and Staying Local!

We look forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday October 20th from 5:00 – 6:15 pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, please phone, email or text me so we can make arrangements to get your order to you. After trying to reach you and if we don’t hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount since we still need to pay our Growers for their products. Remember we do have Delivery if you think you will be later than 6:15 pm.

How to contact us:
Email: stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
Website: https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawb

GFM :  Halloween Bash


Halloween is coming ! 

We are having our annual Halloween Bash, Oct. 30, 9 am to 2 pm.  Bring your children, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighhood children in costume for a fun filled day at the farmers market. 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO HELP WITH CONTEST

https://www.greenevillefarmersmarket.com/application-for-volunteers.html

* Costume Contest for Children up to age 16 (Please arrive no later than 10:30 am)

* Pumpkin Painting Contest up to age 16 (entered no later than 10 am Saturday Oct. 30th)

* Scarecrow Making Contest up to age 16 (entered no later than 10 am Saturday Oct. 30th)

Judging begins at 11 am.  Prizes will be awared once all votes are counted. 

Most Vendors will have Trick or Treat Bags for the Children