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Rivervalley.locallygrown:  Reminders


Just a reminder to those who placed an order this week that pick-up is tomorrow at the Farmers Co-op on East Main St. in Russellville.

The market is also open for placing orders which will be available for pick-up at the same place on Friday, Dec. 14.

The Cumming Harvest:  Green Pasture Coconut Oil and Cod Liver Oil Order


GREEN PASTURE order for December

I will be placing an order for Cod Liver Oil and Coconut oil on December 15th. You can email your order or sign up at Saturday pickup.

Payment is due on delivery.

You may email me at thecummingharvest@live.com

You can research Green Pasture at www.greenpasture.org

Thank you!
Suzanne Geddes
Market Manager

Local Farms First:  Order Pick Up Reminder!



Greetings local food lovers!

Don’t forget to pick up your order today between 4-6 PM!

Crested Butte: The CB Pick-Up Location is now at Montanya Distillery, 130 Elk Avenue.

Gunnison: Upstairs at the ORE Office (202 E. Georgia).

Paonia: At the Trading Post Wednesday evening or Thursday anytime.

Thanks for supporting local family farms!

Maya Silver
Market Manager LocalFarmsFirst.com – a 501c3 non-profit
303-775-5318
click here to start shopping on the website
www.LocalFarmsFirst.com

Homegrown Co-op:  Market now Open for Saturday pick up or delivery!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Event: Info session with Kissimmee Green Place!






Kissimmee Green Place farmers are extremely passionate in growing quality foods, fresh for Homegrown members!

“We are growing natural and organic because of the lack of availability and affordability for vine-ripened, fresh picked and locally grown produce. At the present time, even if you purchase natural and organic vegetables at your local supermarkets, more than likely it is being shipped from California or Mexico. No matter where it originates, the cost of packing, cooling, shipping and distributing this produce from such a distance is why the prices are so high. So, if your produce is being shipped so far, more than likely your “fresh” vegetables are at least one week old.”

Come to the coop store for an educational session with Kissimme’s Green Place! Kissimmee’s green place grows their fruits and vegetables in a very unique way. Learn about this unique was of growing on Friday, December 7th from 5pm-7pm!

30-300-30 Fundraiser!



In our 3rd annual December fund drive, we seek YOUR donation of just $30!

We are recruiting 300 people to each donate $30 in the next 30 days to meet our fundraising goal, which will fund improvements to the Co-op that allow us to better serve our members and our farmers.

This year, supportive local businesses have teamed up with Homegrown to create a Match Fund, where each community contribution will be matched, dollar-for-dollar, to help us reach our $18,000 goal!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Friday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Saturday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 12-7pm on Saturday December 8th. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Thursday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company
Prepared foods from Venetian Gourmet and Purely Raw

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Vista Marketplace:  What's in the Basket?


Boy, did the baskets look good this week! Our local farmers really fixed us up with some nice looking greens and root crops. We had Collards, Turnip Greens with turnips, Beets, and Mustard Greens. All freeze really well if you have any leftovers. We rounded off the baskets with zuchinni, cucumbers, red onions, bell peppers, corn, lemon, tangerines, pineapple, and apples. Several people ordered eggs and bacon from Hanna Hands Farm. You never know what you’re gonna get, but it’s always a pleasant surprise!
If you want to place an order for next Wed. 12th, please do so by Monday 6:00pm. Check out all the new vendors or just pick a category and review what’s available.
VISIT US AT THE MARKET AT WHALEY

We Are One Farmers Market:  Pre-Order Closes Tonight, See You Friday


If you haven’t had a chance to stop down yet and visit us, we hope you will soon – it is a massive display of local foods and farmers. Last week MAPLE COTTON CANDY showed up from Gage Hill Sugar Shack, and there was a wonderful array of vegetables, Spanikopita, dog treats… its always a treat to stop in!

We invite you to think local when planning how to stuff those stockings! There are wonderful holiday selections; maple sugar candies and syrup, homemade jams, homemade shampoos and soaps, alpaca fibers, gift certificates, homemade clothes drying racks and more. Choosing to spend locally is also a wonderful gift in itself.

Thank you!

CAFE:  Holiday Party


I’d like to remind you of our party Friday night at the Arts Center in Clemson.

7-9 pm

Family is welcome

Live music

What to Bring:
-potluck dish to share & serving utensil
-beverage of choice (we will have punch and Brew Crew will bring beer to sample)

We will have doorprizes. If you would like to donate one, please bring Friday night.

We need helpers for set up and clean up. Please reply if you are available. Setup time is about 6:15.

We can’t wait to see you!!!

South Cumberland Food Hub:  Time to Order!


Hey All,
Just a reminder that the South Cumberland Food Hub is open for orders this morning until noon. Have a great day!

Risa

The Cumming Harvest:  Newsletter - December 5, 2012


RECIPES

Insalata Caprese

Original recipe makes 4 servings

4 ripe tomatoes, cut into wedges
14 ounces fresh mozzarella cheese, diced (Orobianco)
1 red onion, sliced
1/3 cup extra virgin olive oil (A&A Alta Cucina)
1/3 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup chopped fresh basil
salt and pepper to taste

In a large bowl, combine the tomatoes, cheese, onion, oil, vinegar, basil, and salt and pepper to taste. Toss and chill for 1 hour. Serve on large platter.

Market News

This will be a short newsletter today, but it’s not really about the newsletter, it’s about ordering. Enjoy!

VENDOR OF THE DAY This week we are happy to have Orobianco joining us at the market to introduce their line of true Italian mozzarella, made here in Georgia.

Red Barn Farm This is the last week for the plant sale from Red Barn Farm.

PAYMENT OPTIONS
You have several ways to pay for your order. Check/Cash are preferred, but you may also pay online or with a CC when you pick up. There is a 3% convenience fee to pay online or with your card at pickup.

LOCATION & PICK-UP
Building 106, Colony Park Dr. in the Basement of Suite 100, Cumming, GA 30040. Pick up every Saturday between 10-12pm.
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

Partners


Cane Creek Farm is our Farm Partner for 2010-2012. Thank you Cane Creek for all your support!
The Cane Creek Farm Blog

Secure Services, Inc Thank you for generously providing our market location!

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!

Stone County, AR:  Market's Closed


Dear Shoppers,

The Market’s now closed for the week.

Thanks for shopping!

We’ll see you next week!