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Martin's Farmstand:  U-pick strawberries Saturday

We plan to open the strawberry fields for u-pick tomorrow (Saturday, June 25,2022) starting at 2 pm. We close at 6 pm or whenever the field is picked and my advice is to get here close to opening time if you wish to be sure of a good picking spot.
There is a fairly large amount of ripe berries out there. They are small but not as small as I feared they might be. The cool weather was kind to the strawberries.
This is getting towards the late part of the season. I still see quite a few green strawberries so I expect that for most or all of next week we will have berries to pick during our normal u-pick times. In about a week or 10 days the patch will go to gleaning- it is still to soon to say exactly when though. Daniel

Conway, AR:  CLG Pickup TODAY 3:00-6pm. Early Birds, please read :)

Good morning!

This is a pickup reminder for those of you who ordered this week. Thank you for your order! You can pick up your order from 3:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

Even if you didn’t make an order, you can come by to shop the EXTRAS table.

Please remember that although the doors are open before 3pm, we are still getting everything ready for the market. If you arrive before 3pm, you are welcome to come in and sit while you wait. In order to avoid mistakes, we will not check anyone out before 3pm. Thank you for understanding.

If something comes up that you cannot personally pick up your order today, please contact someone to pick it up for you.

Don’t forget to bring back your milk jars, those of you who bought fresh milk!

Remember to bring your reusable market bags. Reduce, reuse, recycle! See you this afternoon!


Russellville Community Market:  6/24/22 opening

To ensure your order is placed, make sure you click the “Place My Order” button once you have completed your shopping. You will receive a confirmation email.

Don’t forget to check out the extras when you pick-up your order from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM this Tuesday at the Downtown Russellville Train Depot.

We are happy to serve you!

REMINDER- We can no longer accept credit or debit cards. We will be able to process SNAP and EBT transactions! We apologize for any inconvenience!

The 4th of July is almost here! Shop RCM for everything you need to have a special holiday! We have the best ingredients for an amazing barbeque or family get-together!
Wow your guests with the quality and flavor of local meats, the freshness and nutrition of our fresh produce, and the tastiest breads and desserts around! Find everything you need right here from condiments to ice cream!

Decorate your holiday table with locally grown fresh flowers, get ready to watch fireworks with natural bug repellent from the bath and beauty category or spruce up your outside entertaining areas with live flower and herb plants!

Support your local growers and get the freshest and highest quality products around!

Check back frequently as our farmers regularly update what they have available. Multiple orders are encouraged. :)

Russellville Community Market


Miami County Locally Grown:  Why Work So Hard?

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Our society and culture promotes the ideal of leisure and luxury as the ultimate goals. But I have a philosophical objection to this idea. You don’t have to be very old these days to be hyper-aware of the serious problems in our world. It must be especially difficult for young people. The world in which I was young didn’t have the issues of climate change, racial and gender tensions, and political turmoil. The moral imperative seems to be: what is your choice about your role in this inescapable world?

And choices we Americans do have. It is a burden and a privilege all at the same time. If you were living in China or North Korea at present, there are a great many choices you would not have. Such a situation is not impossible to happen in the U.S. – but alas, I am waxing philosophic and political, and I digress.

What’s all this got to do with Miami County Locally Grown? I’m a late-coming farmer of the alternative sort: small acreage, diverse enterprises, more labor intensive, direct farm-to-consumer. After an epiphany, and along with the heritage of family property, my path seemed obvious. I have embraced the opportunity with gusto. But talk about commitment and sacrifice, OY.

It’s hard to put my current life philosophy in a nutshell; we can’t solve all the world’s problems, but there are always opportunities to make positive contributions. Another corollary is that even if you don’t see the results of your efforts, it doesn’t mean that they aren’t an important part of the larger, more complex situation. All of you customers of MCLG are making this kind of contribution.

This is the current iteration of Chez Nous Farm – difficult but rewarding work. And why do I do this? Because it is something larger than myself, a gift of opportunity. My “Magnum Opus” is helping others to gain understanding about soil health and nutrition, the importance of wildlife habitat, and pastured meat production: an honorable goal for which sacrifice is worth the doing!

Caroline McColloch
Chez Nous Farm

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Champaign, OH:  Jumping Back In!

Are you ready for a new week of ordering??

Jump back, and get excited! Here we go!!

Cosmic Pam

The Wednesday Market:  Want to Order? We're Open!

Good morning.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Monday. Orders are ready for pick up between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s product offerings. Here is the link:

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



P.S. If you need to contact someone about your order, please call Sharon Fox, (404) 569-0582, or email her at

Independence,VA:  Market is OPEN for pickup June 29th!


*The Online Market is open for orders! Support your local farmers and artisans by shopping the market.

Pickup will be Wednesday, June 29th, at the Grayson Landcare office (104 Courthouse St.) between 4-6 pm.

If you’d like to schedule a curbside pickup to conveniently have your box awaiting upon your arrival, please feel free to schedule a time using the Calendly link below. Otherwise, You can drop by and pick up your order inside the office any time on Wednesdays between 4-6 pm.

Thanks again and happy shopping!

To shop:

Schedule Your Pickup Time (OPTIONAL): Calendly.
After you click “Confirm” on your time, be sure to enter your information and click, “Schedule an Event”. You will get a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation, you are not scheduled and need to try again.

Thank you for supporting the Market!



Connie's Cornucopia:  Market Closing Soon

Don’t forget to sign up for your microgreens sample pack.

Also this the week for Goat Milk. Will not be for sale next week. This is sold every other week.


Miami County Locally Grown:  We're open!

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We’re open for the week. Enjoy the heat! If you can…

Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  Berries Galore--repeat message but with link--sorry


Sorry for repeat—forgot the link.


BLUEBERRIES are ripening very fast due to sunny hot weather and may not last more than 2 weeks. Don’t miss them—lots available online and they are easy to freeze for later.

Order at:

Even if you have already ordered, you can add these items and anything else to your order and we will put them all together and charge you only once.

Thanks if you have already ordered!

Orders close at 6 am on Wed.