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The Wednesday Market:  Go Ahead and Order!


Good evening.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 3 and 6 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link: https://wednesdaymarket.locallygrown.net/market

Have a great evening, and we’ll see you at the Market!

Thanks,

Beverly

Dothan, Alabama:  October 12, 2019 M@D Newsletter



Market at Dothan is open to accept orders.
Orders close Tuesday at 5pm
We use the word “Sustainable” over “Organic” because you can grow organic without being sustainable, but you cannot be sustainable without utilizing organic practices.


This Week’s Newsletter:
“Where’s the Beef?”
Rail Ramblings
Market Chitchat


MORE REASON TO KNOW YOUR FARMER

I have to admit, I’m still a bit in shock from an article I read last week. You would think the daughter of a USDA meat inspector would have a clue but not this time.

Turns out if you get your stamped USDA “Product of USA” organic grass fed beef from a traditional grocer there’s an 85% chance it came from outside the United States. This is because of labeling loopholes and lax regulations started in 2015 under the Obama administration. It’s a long sad story and we hope you’ll read it in its entirity.

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Information like this makes us all the more thankful for our local and ethical grass fed cattle ranchers like Casablanca and Smith Farms.

RAIL RAMBLINGS

I’ve deliberately saved the best of the culinary adventures of our recent trip for last.

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This photo was taken our last day in Oregon. We met relatives at the Bob’s Red Mill Whole Grain Store in Milwaukee, Oregon for breakfast before we boarded the train for Sacramento.

This place is fabulous! It’s a store, museum and restaurant all rolled into one. The restaurant carries every Bob’s product in every size available and all meals include Bob’s Red Mill Products. I had a gluten free biscuit with sage & sausage gravy while the Mr. had traditional pancakes.

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Directly across the street from Bob’s was another store we dearly wish we’d had time to visit.
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Dave and his Killer Bread has a fascinating and encouraging history. In 2005 co-founder Dave Dahl was welcomed back to the family bakery by his older brother Glenn after serving 15 years in prison. Today one in three of their of their employees are former inmates. They call it Second Chance Employment and encourage other businesses to follow their example.

So of course we recommend that if you ever travel to the Portland area you include these great places (and Tillamook Cheese) in your plans. You won’t be disappointed!

MARKET CHITCHAT

We’re keeping the newsletter short and sweet this week. It’s a busy weekend for many of our growers with travel, community events and for several of us today, FALL FARMER’S MARKET!

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We were all too busy to take photos but had a wonderful day connecting with old friends and making new ones. The product selection was wonderful and I personally came home with:

Handmade gifts from Honey Lemons Boutique. Yes, they were there in person!
Mojito Mint tea from Martin Teas
Organic Hibuscus Pods from Mayim Farms
A Lemon Merangue Pie for Mr. Horton’s birthday from Laura’s Confections
Watermelon, Corn Meal, Okra and Butternut Squash from Lewis Farms

Bobby Lewis graciously let us repost his Facebook Live video on the Market Discussion Page if you’d like a peek.

Our next Fall Farmer’s Market will be November 9. More vendors have promised to attend that day and we hope you’ll join us.

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One last thing, an exciting new product : Local & Non GMO Pesticide Free Cornmeal. Lewis Farms has been working many months to produce this and we’re excited to be able to offer it through Market at Dothan.

FOOTNOTES

We would love to hear from you! If you have a favorite recipe, want to write a product review, have an idea or request for an article or information, let us know! You can reply to this newsletter or write marketatdothan@gmail.com.

Market Schedule
Order Saturday 5pm to Tuesday 5pm weekly for Pickup the following Friday
Dothan Pickup: 10am – 12pm, Dothan Nurseries, 1300 Montgomery Highway, Dothan, AL 36303
Daleville Pickup: 11am – 11:30am, Parking area behind Daleville Chamber of Commerce
Enterprise Pickup: 12pm – 12:30pm, Grocery Advantage, 1032 Boll Weevil Circle, Enterprise

Our Website: marketatdothan.locallygrown.net
Our Email: marketatdothan@gmail.com

On Facebook: www.facebook.com/MarketatDothan
Join our Online Discussions! www.facebook.com/groups/MarketatDothanDiscussion
Be sure to use our hashtag! #marketatdothan

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

Statesboro Market2Go:  Apples!


Fresh Georgia Grown apples! Relinda went to Ellijay and brought back some as a benefit for the market. $10 per half-peck bag. Gala and Crispin varieties available.

Click to order at Market2Go

Spa City Local Farm Market Co-op:  The market is open.


The Spa City Co-op online market is now open for ordering at spacity.locallygrown.net. Please place your orders for Arkansas Natural Produce items before Monday at 9pm, and for all other items by Tuesday at 9pm. Pickup your order this Friday the 18th between 3:00 and 4:30pm. If you cannot pick up please arrange for a friend to do so for you.

And remember, we need volunteers to sort orders at the pickup, so have a look at the Volunteer Spot site by clicking on that button at the top of the market page.

Have a great week and we’ll see you on Friday.

Karen Holcomb
Market Manager
501-282-6314

Northeast GA Locally Grown:  Market is open for orders!


Good Evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
Go to the market >>
Fresh Vegetables
Clean Meats
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Pastured Eggs
See all products

Market stays open from Fridays 9 p.m. until at least 9 p.m. Mondays!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m.

If you do not get an email ORDER CONFIRMATION right after you order then your order is NOT complete. Log back in and your order might still be there waiting for you to check out! If you have any trouble or questions at all, we are here to help; simply reply to this email or call Andrew at 770.530.3287

Statesboro Market2Go:  The Market is Open!


Thanks for shopping with us and supporting your local farmers!

All of our products are grown by local farmers in Bulloch and nearby counties. We have pomegranates, cabbage, okra, Sadandy peas, Pink-eye peas, peppers, sprouts, tomatoes, blueberries, squash, zucchini, pumpkins, herbs, honey, eggs, coffee, bread, milk, butter, cheese, seafood, wild caught Georgia shrimp, beef, pork, candles, soaps, lotions, as well as meals and goodies that are already prepared and ready to eat.

Bootleg Farm and Southern Swiss Dairy both have their products online on Market2Go. They are no longer regulars at the Saturday Market, so look for them here online!

No more membership fees! To maintain support for the market, we add a surcharge of 7% on each order.

Our featured vendor this week is Freeman’s Mill. At Freeman’s Mill the highest quality of product is their chief concern. Their Grits, Corn Meal, and Whole Wheat Flour are Stone Ground from Whole Grains on their 100+ year old granite mills. You can find their products online on Market2Go and at the Main Street Farmers Market, where this Saturday, in addition to the grits, cornmeal and flour, Freeman’s will be offering Miss Nancy’s famous fried apple pies!

October 12th is Apple Day at the Main Street Farmers Market. Relinda went to Ellijay and brought back some Georgia Grown apples! The Market will be selling Fresh Georgia Apples as a benefit for the Market. Gala, Mutsu, and Cameo varieties will all be available for $10 per half-peck bag.

Our featured sponsor this week is Ogeechee Technical College, a public institution of higher education that contributes to the economic, educational, and community development of its three-county service area of Bulloch, Evans, and Screven counties. OTC provides technical education programs at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels utilizing traditional and distance education methodologies; student support services; adult literacy education; continuing education; and customized business and industry workforce training to the citizens of the communities it serves.

Growing Together :  Growing Together Offerings for October 11th


We have made it through summer and are well into Fall! This is such a wonderful time for growing in the garden – the cooler temps make the produce and the farmers very happy! We have a great diversity of product, as summer crops continue to linger and overlap the new fall crops.
We are nearing the end of our growing season for the Growing Together program. We close the garden at the end of October to give time for cover crop to grow and nourish the soil, preparing to start all over again in the spring. It has been a great year, and we are so appreciative of all the support we have gotten from customers and restaurants all over Nashville.

If you haven’t gotten an order in yet, or still havent had your fill of bok choy and daikon, now is the time!! The Asian greens and radishes are great for making kimchi, fermented greens, or pickles for the winter ahead!
Thanks for your support and happy weekend!

The Growing Together team

Link to order: http://growingtogether.locallygrown.net.

Miami County Locally Grown:  Tomato Sale, plus a Sampling in Sidney!


Celebrity Tomatoes from JM Gardens in Troy are HALF OFF for a limited time!! $1.50 for 3-4 fresh tomatoes? Sounds like I need to make a big pot of chili, nacho dip, and some paste for the freezer! ;-)

And tomorrow, Saturday October 12th, visit our very own Phil Buehler at Crossway Farm in Sidney for a day of meat sampling! Phil and family will be bringing down a selection from his Carvnivore Candy Store for your tasting pleasure!

From 10am to 5pm tomorrow! Check out the Crossway Farm Facebook page for more information!

And if you’re in the mood, ask Phil to tell you a joke – the man has a million of them, and some are even appropriate for all ages!

www.miamicounty.locallygrown.net

www.facebook.com/miamicountylocallygrown

Heritage Farm :  Sandy Springs Schedule Alert


Due to scheduling conflict we will not be at Sandy Springs market during market this week as scheduled. We will be doing drop off orders only after market.

Place your orders here>>> Orders

Thanks,
The Hutchins Family
Heritage Farm
770-377-5380

www.heritage-farm.net

theheritagefarm.info@gmail.com

Lake Placid Online Farmer's Market:  Market on Hiatus until further notice


Hello all,

We have been informed by Rehoboth Homestead and Asgaard Farm that they do not wish to continue with the market. It was our pleasure to host this market for several years. Please keep supporting local growers and stop in at the Skate Shop and say hi if you are in Lake Placid.

Best,
Christie