This weblog contains LocallyGrown.net news and the weblog entries from all the markets currently using the system.
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Local Farms First: Heirloom Processing Apples to Keep the Doc Away
Greetings local food lovers!
Feel a cold coming in? The old adage “An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away” might in fact have some truth to it!
Apples contain quercetin, a nutrient which studies show may reduce the risk of some cancers and prevent Alzheimer’s.
Along with quercetin and Vitamin C, apples also are rich in phytonutrients like Vitamins A & E and beta carotene.
Bonus: apples also clean our teeth, killing bacteria in the mouth and fighting tooth decay!
What can’t apples do?
Grab some apples up while they last from Holy Terror & Ela Family Farms or from Delicious Orchards.
Thanks for supporting local family farms!
LocalFarmsFirst.org – a 501c3 non-profit
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Conway, AR: Opening Bell
Good evening Conway Locally Grown community,
As the temperatures drop and the Arkansas growing season comes to a close, the availability of fresh and delicious produce becomes ever more precious, so get what you can while you can! Personally, fall food is my favorite. Perhaps you would enjoy a fall salad with apples, a squash soup or a turnip stew complimented by fresh baked bread? The market is now open, so go to conway.locallygrown.net/market and get your order in! Remember to hit the checkout button when you’re finished, and you will receive a confirmation email when your order is placed.
Here is a interesting and mouth watering article on real Buffalo Mozzarella. I wonder if we can convince Honeysuckle Lane Cheese to add some Water Buffalo to their herd?
Have a great day!
Citrus County Locally Grown: Lettuce Prices Fall
With these cooler days and nights one supplier has a bumper crop of Lettuce at this time. This week Lettuce is priced at $1.25 a head. Some extra salad on the table this week? Pair this Lettuce with some of the Tomatoes and Cucumbers for an evening appetizer or snack.
Follow a salad with some Free range Chicken that is Pasture raised, Chemical, Hormone and Antibiotic free. Roast, Grilled or slow cooked in the crock pot, always full of flavor and healthy too.
Fall is time to do some canning, 25 lb boxes of Tomatoes for just $32, this will make several quarts of Tomato sauce. Or perhaps pickle some Cucumbers. If you have any questions about canning, a great way to save and preserve food without any pesticides hormones or Antibiotics, visit the canning information link at the bottom of the page.
Thanksgiving is not far away. I will state the obvious, there will be a market on Thanksgiving Day. We will bring the market forward to Tuesday Thanksgiving Week. Market will open the Friday morning before Thanksgiving, and close 9:00 a.m. Monday. Please order as early as possible to assist our growers. Special Orders for Meat and Fish can be called in the week before I am trying to arrange an open phone line for Sunday p.m.
Next weekend it is time to change the clocks, so put them back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night, and enjoy the extra hours sleep.
Here are the links
Have a great week eating Pesticide and Chemical free.
See you at pickup
McMinnville Locally Grown: Brrr!
I told J.B. that I might just hibernate this winter!
There’s a new salad this week – Raspberry Tenderloin and a new Pepper Jelly – Pineapple Habanero!
Hope you have a great week and stay warm!
Thanks for your support. Click here for McMinnville Locally Grown Market Section
ALFN Local Food Club: Weblog Entry
The Market is now open. We are entering the time of year where are our market really shines. Where else can you order from the comfort of your home and pick up awesome local food in a WARM and friendly environment? No gusty cold breezes here. Just an awesome group of volunteers ready to parcel out your orders with a smile. See you at the market!
The Wednesday Market: Oct 31, 2012
Market website was down this morning due to “A backup server was mis-configured”. We are back online and ready for orders. Lots to see with fall products coming in. Something missing you would like to see? Drop us a line and we will try to find it for you.
Order here for this week:
Order enough kale for the Tuscan-Style Pinto Bean Soup with Kale in recipes section that everyone is loving!
See you Wednesday,
The Wed Mkt Team
Shoestring Acres: Last Market day of the Season
Well this is the last market delivery for 2012…It has been an interesting year with many changes.Time for we farmers to step back and regroup and plan for next year.
We will be returning to Saturday morning deliveries in Columbia next season but plan to continue home drop off.
SO it is time to stock up with everything you can and dream of spring.
Check out our new size of potatoes.Not much else is new.
With the impending weather I am opening ordering early so we can beat any power outages..not missing out on fresh veggies.
Russellville Community Market: Opening Bell
The Market is open: Order Away!
Special Announcement: I just received word that Bright Moon Ranch will not be on the market this week but I will have their chickens back on the market within the next week, so be sure to set your calendars for this!
Thanks for supporting RCM!
You can now follow RCM on Facebook! Check out our new page for great info on local foods issues and upcoming events. RCM Facebook
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Happy Shopping! See you on Thursday!
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