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McColloms Market:  Fresh Turkeys from Harmony Hills


Michelle asked that I forward this to all of you. If you’d like to take advantage of her offer, please contact her directly. Thanks a million.
Melinda

Greetings:

I wanted you to know that we have some spots available for FRESH Thanksgiving turkeys. Below is a little more information about how we raise the turkeys.

TURKEY

Here at Harmony Hills Farmstead, we raise pastured turkey. Our turkeys are not given antibiotics or growth hormones as they are naturally healthier and disease-free living on our chemical-free pasture instead of being condemned to the usual poultry confinement housing. Because our turkeys have constant access to the outdoors and their traditional diet of greens and insects, they are higher in essential omega-3 fatty acids and lower in saturated fat. Turkeys are delivered FRESH they are never frozen and are prepared just in time for the Thanksgiving holiday. We process them on the Monday before Thanksgiving and are available for pick up at Harmony Hills Farmstead; Saranac Lake (Nori’s Parking Lot); Lake Placid; or Keene Valley at Rivermede Farm Market on the Tuesday before Thanksgiving. Our size range this year will be 18-22 pounds; however, we will have smaller ones and larger ones. Our price this year is $3.99/pound, we accept cash, check, Visa, MasterCard, and Discover cards as well. So please let us know what your preference is and we will do our best to align the closest size to your needs.

Please call or email us for more information and/or questions that you may have.

Sincerely,

Michelle

Michelle C. Asselin

Harmony Hills Farmstead

274 County Route 26

Malone, NY 12953

518.483.7961

harmonyhillsfarmstead@northnet.org

Statesboro Market2Go:  The Market is Open!


Fresh local pecans are available this week, as well as egg nog from Southern Swiss Dairy. We also have butternut squash, cabbage, greens, pumpkin bread, pecan pie, radishes, and other FLAVORS OF FALL! Enjoy the season!
Happy Shopping!

Augusta Locally Grown:  THE AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN MARKET IS OPEN


THIS WEEK’S MARKET ADMINISTRATOR:
Leslie Carson of Luna Bug Soaps will again fill-in as Market Administrator this week. If you have any questions or concerns about your order, please contact Leslie at 706-627-5627. Or email her at leslie@lunabugsoap.com.
A-GUSTAVORE WINNER THIS WEEK: JACQUELINE
Congratulations to Jacqueline for her winning photo this week. Jacqueline is a high school senior who is raising chicks into laying hens for her senior project. A photo of her with one of her chicks is now posted on our website. Jacqueline will receive a limited-edition A-GUSTAVORE tshirt for her photo! For details on our photo game, A-GUSTAVORE, visit www.augustalocallygrown.org.
UPCOMING EVENTS:
November 10 – Souper Kids Café at the Lake Olmstead Housing Community, in Augusta
November 10 – Live Poultry Swap & Sale at Tractor Supply, in Augusta
November 18 – Tailgating with Cookbook Author Virginia Willis, in Evans (featuring local ingredients!)
SEE YOU AT THE MARKET ON TUESDAY!
- Leslie

Gwinnett Locally Grown:  Your Market is Open


Good day to each of you!

Today, October 26th, is the deadline for Turkey orders with Mother Earth Meats. Please email them to me at freshmilk@ranchoalegrefarm.com. If you also want other meats, but don’t know exactly what you want quite yet, you have another week to decide. Please have your Mother Earth Meats orders in by Friday, November 2nd!

News from Rancho Alegre Farm:

Fanny, bright eyed and very personable arrived at the Farm last Saturday from her previous home in McDonough. Although the “ladies” were a little skeptical at first, she has integrated into our “herd” quite nicely and it is not unusual to see Fanny and Jacinta quietly munching grass together. I guess they recognize that they are kindred spirits since they are both getting ready to “calf” and become new Moms! Fanny is due Saturday, November 4th, but who knows what Mother Nature has in mind! Jacinta has another month and a half to be a lady of leisure before she will be teaching her “little” one the ins and outs of cow life.

Milk production is still low due to the impending calvings and this has created a challenge for us in the delivery of milk to Pre-Paid Customers. I would like to thank those of you who have graciously moved your pickup to another day these last 2 weeks. I have done my best to coordinate those who have Market orders to still pickup on Tuesdays. I anticipate that this situation will resolve itself in 2 more weeks and ask your patience and cooperation. If you pickup on Wednesday or Thursday, the location for pickup is right around the corner from the Farm. Staff isn’t available on Wednesday or Thursday at the Farm so pickup will be at my home. If you have been asked to pickup on an alternate day, you will be given directions and instructions. Again, I apologize for the inconvenience; however, this seemed to be the best solution instead of delaying all milk pickups until Friday which was definitely not well-received. Watch FaceBook for updates on Fanny and her activities this week! Hopefully we will have a “baby” Fanny to show off soon!

Green Pasture: Order was placed last week and yesterday I received an email saying that one product we had ordered was “back-ordered” and would be available within 4 days. They are holding the order until the product is available. I will post an update in the Market at pickup on Tuesday as well as email all those who have ordered.

The Wild Salmon Company: I spoke with Heidi yesterday and she is setting up our “Buying Club” to place orders on the site today or tomorrow. Anyone who has expressed an interest will receive an email detailing the ordering, delivery and payment protocol by Saturday evening.

doTerra Essential Oils: We will be placing an order for doTerra Oils this Wednesday. Sore muscles, try their Deep Blue Rub! Lemongrass oil combined with the Deep Blue zaps those aches and pains every time! I have found that Peppermint relieves a headache in less than 15 minutes – and I LOVE the way it smells. Check with Maryanne or Pilar if you have any interest or questions!

Thank you all for your continued support! Have a wonderful weekend!

Joyful thoughts,
~Maryanne

Local Farms First:  Roasted Chiles to Spice Up Dinner



Greetings local food lovers!

The Market is Open!

Have you tried the roasted chiles from Delicious Orchards yet? Let them help you get your Tex-Mex dinner on the table a little bit faster.

Process with tomatoes or tomatillos from the market into salsa or dice and incorporate into enchiladas or tacos.

Thanks for supporting local family farms!

Maya Silver
LocalFarmsFirst.org – a 501c3 non-profit
970-641-7682
click here to start shopping on the website:
www.LocalFarmsFirst.com

Greenwood SC:  Harvest News- Greenwood for 10/25/2012



GREENWOOD LOCALLY GROWN
CLICK HERE TO GO DIRECTLY TO SITE

Contact: Donna Putney putneyfarm@aol.com
Ordering: Thursday 6 PM till Monday 9 AM
Drop-off: Tuesday 4-5 PM Wyatt Farms
Map


To Contact Us

CLICK HERE TO UNSUBSCRIBE OR CHANGE YOUR ACCOUNT STATUS
TO CONTACT US
Market Administrator
Donna Putney

USLG GREENVILLE MARKET MANAGER Anna Schneider
HARVEST NEWS EDITOR/ CLEMSON MARKET MANAGER
Heidi Williams
GREENWOOOD MARKET MANAGER/VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: POSITIONS OPEN
GREENVILLE DROP-OFFS ARE AT SWAMP RABBIT CAFE TUESDAY 4:00-6
WHOLE FOODS MARKET SERVICE DESK WED 8am-8pm
ORDERING WINDOW THURSDAY 6 PM -SUNDAY 8 PM WEEKLY

Recipes


Pickled Beets and Eggs

Ingredients:

2 c. (about 1 lb.) beets*
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. vinegar
1/2 c. cold water
1/2 tsp. salt
Small piece stick cinnamon
3 or 4 whole cloves
6 hard cooked eggs*

Wash beets; cut off leaves and stems, leaving about 1 inch of the stem. Cook until tender. Drain and skin. Boil together for 10 minutes all remaining ingredients except the eggs. Add whole, hard cooked, shelled eggs to the liquid and let stand in refrigerator for 2 days.

“*” indicates ingredient is available on Upstate Locally Grown

Market News

ORDERING IS OPEN FOR GREENWOOD USLG CUSTOMERS

The countdown to Thanksgiving has begun. Use the next food pickup to stock up on all your favorite holiday ingredients. The next Clemson delivery will be THIS Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012 at the Clemson Montessori School. from 4:30-5 p.m.

Donna will then take a pre-holiday Holiday, and the market will be closed through Dec. 13. It will reopen for ordering Thurs., Dec. 14 for a food drop on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. After that, we won’t reopen until the new year!

Spurgeon Farm has added a variety of winter veggies, inlcuding broccoli, arugula, boc choy, and tsot soi, an extremely cold-tolerant member of the Brassica family. It hails from Asia and can be steamed or stir-fried and complements fish and chicken dishes, especially those with an Asian flavor.

Be sure to stock up on plenty of Happy Cow cheeses, milks, and creams for your Thanksgiving baking. If you haven’t tried for yourself we can tell you, Dodi Spurgeon’s pies are better than your mama’s. Putney Farm eggs, Welch and Son chicken and sausage, and plenty of beef from Richard at Nature’s Beef will provide loads of comfort meals for you and your family as the days grow shorter and colder.

In addition to your order of Putney Farm Eggs (oedere early; supply expected to be low) and sweet potatoes, Nature’s Beef, Welch & Son sausage and chicken, Happy Cow milk products, Swamp Rabbit Cafe baked goods, and more, be sure to click on vegetables on the left-hand navigation bar of our market page and spend some time browsing veggies. More greens and other fall vegetables will be available in the coming weeks.

Look for this week!* Spurgeon Farm has added broccoli, arugula, boc choy, and tsot soi. “What is tsot soi?” you ask. Tsot soi is an extremely cold- tolerant member of the Brassica family. It hails from Asia and can reportedly be harvested even from under snow! (Not that WE will have that problem.) It can be steamed or stir-fried and complements fish and chicken dishes, especially those with an Asian flavor. I suggest sauteeing with plenty of garlic and ginger in some olive oil mixed with toasted sesame oil. YUM!


Occasional CSA Box
Here are a few things you can look for in this week’s $25, occasional CSA box. Be sure to order yours today! We will only have a few of these available this week, so act fast!
- baguette from Swamp Rabbit Cafe
- red detroit beets from Spurgeon Farms
- swiss chard from Spurgeon Farms
- herb medley from Putney Farms
- potatoes from Putney Farm
- broccoli from Spurgeon Farm
- eggs from Putney Farm

You can find recipes for many of these items on our market page.

From week to week, our CSA box reflects a variety of products from a variety of growers: Welch & Son, Split Creek Goat Farm, Happy Cow, Putney Farm, Spurgeon Farm, and Nature’s Beef, among others. The value is great, and the selection is delicious!
We thank you for sending prayers and good thoughts for Donna as she struggles through a stubborn health isue.
Also, please send out prayers for Virginia Dumont Poston and her husband. He is undergoing treatment for a very serious illness and the treatment is reall;y rough. Virginia needs our support and prayers. If you know her, please give her a quick call and let her know we are here for them.
Donna

Coming Events

Announcements


PART-TIME OPPORTUNITY WITH GREENWOOD LOCALLY GROWN
Upstate and Greenwood Locally Grown are all about being local and sustainable. That being said, we feel that it is time that someone local to the Greenwood area have the opportunity to guide this chapter of Upstate Locally Grown Market into its next phase. We are seeking a well-rounded person who cares about sustainable agriculture and local small farms to be our local Market Manager. This person could be a student, grower, or a passionate consumer. Donna is willing to work with and train the right person for as long as it takes.
This position is what you make it, and has great potential for the right person. At the present time, you will need an additional source of income to round out your living expenses.

We plan to continue our good relationship with sister sites and growers from all around the Upstate, so that we can relay needed products to the Greenwood area when needed. The new market manager will work closely with the administrator and our sister USLG Market Managers. Pay is proportional with sales, so this person would be encouraged to recruit new growers and artisans from the our area so our members will have even more choices!

Qualified candidates need basic computer skills, good people skills, a passion for all things “green.” The position requires 20-25 hours/week. Anyone may apply OR get more info by contacting Donna at putneyfarm@aol.com, subject: “Greenwood Going Greener.”

Jonesborough Locally Grown:  Tomorrow at the Market (Oct 27th)


It’s the last Saturday market!

Because we value you ALL, below you will find both a generic and farmer-by-farmer list for our closing week!

But first—want to make sure you all know a couple of things:

1) Our market will be open online all winter, with the exception of Christmas week. Several new vendors are planning to sell online so we should see more produce as long as it’s available, plus goat cheese, lamb, chicken, beef, sausage, breads, croissants & more! Market will open for ordering November 4th.

2) NEW for the holiday season: Farmers market gift baskets! We have designed two sizes (thank you Bear) and you will be able to customize your own or purchase a pre-selected gift assortment. More details to come! The baskets will be available starting mid-November online, and also at the holiday markets in Jonesborough (Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas). Samples will be on display at the info booth tomorrow. Come check them out and start to think about all the great gift possiblities from the market!

Now for tomorrow:
Music by Ed Snodderly

Listing by item:

Produce:
Baby bok choi
Chard
Chiles: fresh, roasted chiles and chile powders
Eggplant
Fall squash
Kohlrabi
Leeks
Lettuce: Greenleaf, romaine, lettuce mix
Microgreens: Buckwheat and Sunflower
Parsley
Peppers: sweet and hot
Pumpkins
Radishes
Sage
Shiitake mushrooms—dried
Shuck beans/ “ leather britches”
Tomatoes (maybe, the very last!)
Turnips
Watercress

From the farm
NEW: USDA pasture raised broiler chickens 2-4 lb size
Eggs (including animal welfare approved)
Lamb cuts
Grass-fed Beef
Flavored and plain goat cheeses, Colby, Feta

From the kitchen:
Hot coffee, jams, breads, croissants

Crafts:
Handcrafted cuttingboards, rolling pins and more
Hand-dyed alpaca yarns, rovings, and felting starter kits
Photography
Pottery
Goat’s milk soap

For the garden/decorating
Roses
Butterfly bushes
Christmas cactus
shrubs
trees
Broom Corn
Pumpkins
Trees
composting worm bins

Listing by vendor:

Buffalo Trail Orchard:
Pumpkins and fall squash

Chapo’s Chile Patch:
Fresh and roasted chiles and chile powders

Clover Creek Farm:
Lamb cuts and Animal Welfare Approved Eggs

David Cook:
Photography

Dominick’s Garden:
Chard, leeks, lettuce, hot peppers, sweet peppers, eggplant, radishes, broom corn, sage, parsley, turnips, kohlrabi

Garst Valley Creek Farm:
Kale, curly mustard, florida broadleaf greens

Grizzwood:
Handcrafted cuttingboards, rolling pins and more

Kany Farm:
Eggs and NEW: USDA pasture raised broilers 2-4 lb size

McIntosh Woods (Andy McIntosh):
Greens, turnips, shuck beans/ “ leather britches” and maybe the last of his late-season tomatoes

Midway Fields:
Buckwheat & Sunflower microgreens, composting worm bins

Only the Finest:
Hand-dyed alpaca yarns, natural rovings for spinning and felting, and starter kits for the “do-it-yourself-ers” that want to try their hand at creating felt!

Perry Phillips:
Roses, butterfly bushes, Christmas cactus, shrubs, trees

Rogue Harober Farm (USDA certified organic):
Watercress, baby bok choi, Greenleaf lettuce, romaine, lettuce mix

Salamander Springs Gardens:
Dried shiitake & ?

Shiny C Farm:
Grass fed beef

Tim Roberts:
Kitchenware and ornamental pottery

Ziegenwald Dairy:
Flavored and plain goat cheeses, Colby, Feta, goat’s milk soap

Sentelle’s Homemade Sausage will not be at the market, but will be selling online.
Honeymoon Acres will be at the market if they extract enough honey tomorrow!

See you tomorrow!
9am-noon
Courthouse Square

Republican Valley Produce:  RVP-Check out the Changes


Hello,

The time has come to make a few changes. With the Farmers Market drawing to a close, it will be time to have a new pick-up schedule in Manhattan. Since our daughter graduated from speech (HUGE ACCOMPLISHMENT), we will move our delivery point to CICO park, where the Wednesday Farmers Market is at. Pick up will be between 5:15 and 6:00.

With that said, for each of the Winter markets in Manhattan, first one Saturday November 3rd, we will schedule our delivery to the winter market and not Wednesday night. I will make up a schedule and share it with everyone ASAP.

If you are in Clay Center, I will deliver your orders on Tuesday. If you order any breads or Cheeses, I will delivery them to you on Saturday afternoon.

About the Farm, we are starting to pick our lettuce. It seems like it has been a long time coming! Truth be told, it was really only 4 weeks ago! The Kale is coming along, so is the chard.

Remember, orders are due by Sunday at 5pm, Clay Center deliveries will be on Tuesday and Saturday in Manhattan at the first winter Market at Pottorf Hall.

Thanks!

Jay

Upstate Locally Grown Market:  Market News for 10/25/2012


Upstate Locally Grown Market

upstatesc.locallygrown.net

To Contact Us

CLICK HERE TO UNSUBSCRIBE OR CHANGE YOUR ACCOUNT STATUS
TO CONTACT US
Market Administrator
Donna Putney

USLG GREENVILLE MARKET MANAGER Anna Schneider
HARVEST NEWS EDITOR/ CLEMSON MARKET MANAGER
Heidi Williams
GREENWOOOD MARKET MANAGER/VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR: POSITIONS OPEN
GREENVILLE DROP-OFFS ARE AT SWAMP RABBIT CAFE TUESDAY 4:00-6
WHOLE FOODS MARKET SERVICE DESK WED 8am-8pm
ORDERING WINDOW THURSDAY 6 PM -SUNDAY 8 PM WEEKLY

Recipes


Pickled Beets and Eggs

Ingredients:

2 c. (about 1 lb.) beets*
1/4 c. brown sugar
1/2 c. vinegar
1/2 c. cold water
1/2 tsp. salt
Small piece stick cinnamon
3 or 4 whole cloves
6 hard cooked eggs*

Wash beets; cut off leaves and stems, leaving about 1 inch of the stem. Cook until tender. Drain and skin. Boil together for 10 minutes all remaining ingredients except the eggs. Add whole, hard cooked, shelled eggs to the liquid and let stand in refrigerator for 2 days.

“*” indicates ingredient is available on Upstate Locally Grown

Market News

ORDERING IS OPEN FOR GREATER GREENVILLE/ TRAVELER’S REST USLG CUSTOMERS

New this week! Spurgeon Farm has added broccoli, arugula, boc choy, and tsot soi. “What is tsot soi?” you ask. Tsot soi is an extremely cold- tolerant member of the Brassica family. It hails from Asia and can reportedly be harvested even from under snow! (Not that WE will have that problem.) It can be steamed or stir-fried and complements fish and chicken dishes, especially those with an Asian flavor. I suggest sauteeing with plenty of garlic and ginger in some olive oil mixed with toasted sesame oil. YUM!


Occasional CSA Box
Here are a few things you can look for in this week’s $25, occasional CSA box. Be sure to order yours today! We will only have a few of these available this week, so act fast!
- baguette from Swamp Rabbit Cafe
- red detroit beets from Spurgeon Farms
- swiss chard from Spurgeon Farms
- herb medley from Putney Farms
- potatoes from Putney Farm
- broccoli from Spurgeon Farm
- eggs from Putney Farm

You can find recipes for many of these items on our market page.

From week to week, our CSA box reflects a variety of products from a variety of growers: Welch & Son, Split Creek Goat Farm, Happy Cow, Putney Farm, Spurgeon Farm, and Nature’s Beef, among others. The value is great, and the selection is delicious!

Coming Events

Carolina Farm Stewardship Association
Date: October 26-28, 2012
Location: Greenville, SC, various locations
Carolina Farm Stewardship Association’s 27th annual Sustainable Agriculture Conference is in Greenville this year! This is an amazing opportunity for everyone from backyard gardeners interested in self-sufficiency to expert career farmers to take workshops and take it to the next level. To register, visit their website.
Kids Halloween costume contest and snack party
Date: Saturday October 27 12-3
Location: Whole Foods, Greenville
Kids 12 and under are invited to trick or treat throughout the store for “spooky” snacks. There will also be a costume contest with first prize being a $50 gift certificate.
TD Saturday Market Autumn Harvest
Date: Saturday October 27 8-12
Location: downtown Greenville, main street
The TD Saturday Market Autumn Harvest will offer an assortment of seasonal produce, gourmet foods and colorful flowers from over 40 different market vendors. The market will also feature a morning filled with special events, including children’s trick-or-treating, a costume contest and pumpkin carving.

Announcements


PART-TIME OPPORTUNITY WITH CLEMSON LOCALLY GROWN
Upstate and Clemson Locally Grown are all about being local and sustainable. That being said, we feel that it is time that someone local to the CLEMSON/ ANDERSON area have the opportunity to guide this chapter of Upstate Locally Grown Market into its next phase. We are seeking a well-rounded person who cares about sustainable agriculture and local small farms to be our local Market Manager. This person could be a student, grower, or a passionate consumer. Donna is willing to work with and train the right person for as long as it takes.
This position is what you make it, and has great potential for the right person. At the present time, you will need an additional source of income to round out your living expenses.

We plan to continue our good relationship with sister sites and growers from all around the Upstate, so that we can relay needed products to the Clemson area when needed. The new market manager will work closely with the administrator and our sister USLG Market Managers. Pay is proportional with sales, so this person would be encouraged to recruit new growers and artisans from the Clemson/Anderson area so our members will have even more choices!

Qualified candidates need basic computer skills, good people skills, a passion for all things “green.” The position requires 20-25 hours/week. Anyone may apply OR get more info by contacting Donna at putneyfarm@aol.com, subject: “Clemson Going Greener.”

Local Farms First:  The Market is Open! Tomatoes Live On!



Greetings local food lovers!

The Market is Open!

Tomatoes still abound on the market from Abundant Life & Holy Terror Farms.

Snatch ’em up and get canning!

Thanks for supporting local family farms!

Maya Silver
LocalFarmsFirst.org – a 501c3 non-profit
970-641-7682
click here to start shopping on the website:
www.LocalFarmsFirst.com