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


The Spa City Co-op market is now open for ordering at spacity.locallygrown.net. Please place your orders before Tuesday at 9 pm, and plan to pick up your order Friday, May 2nd, between 3:30 and 5:30 pm.

Hamlet Honey and Larkmartin Soaps are back!

See you Friday,

Karen Holcomb
This week’s market manager
501-760-3131
ksholcomb@gmail.com

Dothan,Alabama:  THURDAY, MAY 8th = "LOCAL FOOD FEST 2014" a homegrown gathering




Market At Dothan_Eating Locally, Year Round

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Market At Dothan Locally Grown

How to contact us:’
Our Website: marketatdothan.locallygrown.net
Our Email:2farmersdaughters@gmail.com
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/MarketAtDothan

Market News

Dothan Nurseries + Market At Dothan invites you to join us for

“LOCAL FOOD FEST 2014”
a homegrown gathering

@ Dothan Nurseries SPRING Open House
1300 Montgomery Highway, Dothan

THURSDAY, MAY 8th, 4pm – 7pm

" LOCAL FOOD FEST 2014" …
*Market At Dothan Online PICK UP + 
Traditional Farmers Market Vendors Onsite +
Local Food Trucks + 
Local Restaurants +
Local Food Samples +
Local Music

Connect with Local Farmers, Producers & Chefs at this fresh, local & lively gathering!

*NO MAY 9TH FRIDAY MARKET

WELCOMESANDSPUR FARMS
“Our land has been in my family for five generations now and we are a family farm, pending certification with Certified Naturally Grown for the freshest vegetables, soon offering grass-fed and pasture finished beef, pastured pork and eggs from free-frange chickens. Our animals have never been given any hormones or antibiotics, we even made sure that our seed stock animals were also never given anitbiotics or hormones. We’re working on certification through several programs to show our customers that we mean what we say. Our adventure is growing more and more each year and our goal is 100% customer satisfaction.” HOMEMADE CHEMICAL FREE STRAWBERRY JAM! “This strawberry jam is the first of the season. It’s almost jelly because it has VERY few pieces. Sweet but not overly sweet. Straight from my kitchen to your table. Farm Fresh!” Comes labeled & wrapped great for gift giving!

STRAWBERRIESCHEMICAL FREE!!!
Horton Farm & Farmers Daughters COOP have Limited Availability of CHEMICAL FREE, Locally Grown Strawberries this season. Watch for availability online & at Friday pick up. First Come, First Served!

“Strawberries are the angels of the earth, innocent and sweet with green leafy wings reaching heavenward”. -Terri Guillemets

MARKET PICK UP…
Please PICK UP your order on FRIDAYS, 10am – 12pm in the STATUARY SHADE TENT @ DOTHAN NURSERIES, 1300 MONTGOMERY HWY
If you forget to pick up your order by 11:45 am, we will contact you at the phone number provided.If your number changes, please update your account.
WITH PRIOR APPROVAL, You may pick up NON- Perishable orders inside Dothan Nurseries until 5 pm day of delivery only.
Perishable and Frozen orders will NOT be left at Market after 12 pm for your health and safety. We are unable to keep Non-Perishable orders after delivery day. Your order will be donated. You are still responsible for payment.Thank You

FARMERS DAUGHTERS COOP
EFFECTIVE APRIL 1, 2014…Farmers Daughters COOP is HAPPY to deliver your orders. In order to SUSTAIN this service, a nominal delivery fee of $2.50 will be added to all orders. This change does NOT apply to FARM TO CUBICLE COOP BAG. Thank you for the opportunity to serve!

EARLY SNEAK PEEK: some of the produce in next week’s COOP Bags could be…Onions, Carrots, Red/Green Mix Lettuce Heads, Spring Mix & Strawberries (limited to first come, first served)
Coming soon…New Potatoes & Squash!!!
http://marketatdothan.locallygrown.net/market/index/62630
Have you “LIKED” & “SHARED” Farmers Daughters COOP Facebook page? Great info…www.Facebook.com/FarmersDaughtersCOOP

Farm to Table Recipes

Cobb Salad
    
www.simplyrecipes.com
Servings: 4
Prep time: 20 mins
Category: Salad
Ingredients
  1/2 head of romaine 
 
1/2 head of Boston lettuce 
  1 bunch of frisée 
  1/2 bunch of watercress, coarse stems discarded All lettuces should be rinsed, spun or patted dry, and coarsely chopped 
  6 slices of bacon 
  2 ripe avocados, seed removed, peeled, and cut into 1/2-inch pieces 
  * 1 whole skinless boneless chicken breast , halved, cooked, and diced 
  1 tomato, seeded and chopped fine 
 * 2 hard-boiled eggs, separated, the yolk finely chopped and the white finely chopped 
  2 tablespoons fresh chives, chopped 
  1/3 cup red-wine vinegar 
 * 1 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 
  1-2 teaspoons sugar 
*  Salt and pepper 
*  2/3 cup olive oil 
  1/2 cup finely grated Roquefort 
Notes / Directions
1. Cook the bacon in a skillet on medium heat until crisp on both sides. Remove from skillet and lay out on paper towels to absorb the excess fat. Allow the bacon to cool. Crumble the bacon and set aside.

2. In a large salad bowl, toss together well the various lettuces and watercress.

3. Compose the salad. Arrange the chicken, the bacon, the tomato, and the avocado decoratively over the greens and garnish the salad with the grated egg and the chives.

4. In a small bowl whisk together the vinegar, the mustard, and salt and pepper to taste, add the oil in a slow stream, whisking, and whisk the dressing until it is emulsified. Stir in the Roquefort. Add sugar to taste, 1/2 teaspoon at a time. Whisk the dressing. Serve separately or toss in with the salad.

  • Ingredients available on Market Page
    http://marketatdothan.locallygrown.net/market

Carolina Foothills, SC:  Your Local Food Market is OPEN! 4/25 - 4/28 /14


http://CarolinaFoothills.locallygrown.net/market

Good morning Folks,

I hope you are enjoying these beautiful days.

The Markets produce offerings are growing!

Wild Earth Gardens & Herbals has listed baby Purple Top Turnip Greens, Wild Grape Leaves, and Comfrey Tea .

Leah Lake Farm and Baird Family Farm offer a plethora of lettuces and greens. Check it out!

Breads , muffins , and desserts will be baked. Cows & goats will be milked. Cheese will be made. Seedlings planted.
Eggs collected. Coffee roasted. Produce picked.

All by people who care deeply about growing chemical free food using sustainable growing practiced. All your orders are freshly harvested/ prepared right before you receive it. And you know where your food comes from!

Enjoy your time on our sweet market.

PS. We will be at the Easley Saturday Market today till noon at the town hall parking lot. Lots of vendors , some who are farmers here on this site as well. Come on out and meet us! We will be in the Easley Mall Local Artisan Goods Table.

Grow!

Citrus County Locally Grown:  Here We Grow Again!


News from our Market

We are very excited to have 2 new vendors this week.

Captain Tim has a wonderful selection of FRESH (never frozen), wild caught seafood and shellfish including Stone Crabs (season ends May 15th – don’t delay!).

Wheeler Farm and Nursery is a small family run and operated vegetable farm and nursery growing seasonal organic produce (but not certified) on their farm and flowering plants and vegetable transplants in the nursery.
Their offerings today include:
King Richard Leeks
Sugar Snap Peas

3 ROCK FARM

Now that the blueberries are here, they’ve added a new Scone – Lemon Blueberry, made with organic blueberries from our friends at Register Cracker Farm.
Spring is here! However, they do still have winter greens in limited quantities…
Baby Bok Choy
Scallions
Collards
Spring Lettuce Mix
Curly Kale

REGISTER CRACKER FARM

Organic Blueberries are here! YUMMY!
Eggs are still going strong and they’ve passed the savings on to you!

DID YOU KNOW?
To find a product on our market, go to “The Market Place” screen, ensure you have “All Products (222)” selected. Then go to the search box located center screen under the “New Items” Display. Type a word in the search box and a search will be made across all products sections. Try typing in mullet and it will give you mullet choices across categories! Its easy and sometimes fun. Enjoy!

Pickup is Thursday May 1st
Usual time and place.

Thank you for supporting your On-Line Farmers Market. Your purchases have made a difference to many families

Your CCLG Team

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link below will take you there.

www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

Cumberland, TN:  First Market of the Season is SOON!


The Cumberland Sustainable Farmers Market will once again be open for this years’ season. The first market date will be Thursday, May 1, 2014.
On Sunday afternoon, the market will be open to take your orders for the first market of the season.
Please be patient with us as the cool weather has slowed down some spring vegetables.
Thanks for supporting your local area farmers!

Statesboro Market2Go:  The market is open!


Statesboro Market2Go is open!

We added many new products this week. Just take a look at everything we have – 444 items to choose from! And watch for even more produce over the next several weeks as this beautiful weather continues and spring crops mature and are harvested by our growers!

We have seafood – whiting, shrimp, and flounder – all caught off the Atlantic coast. And we have Hunter Cattle’s award winning sausage, along with their other delicious meats.

Be sure to check out the various yogurt flavors and dairy products, as well as the baked goods, coffee, herbs, honey, eggs, and milled grains. So much to choose from!

Have you noticed the beautiful plants from Southern Native Plantings? Every week when Karen drops off the plants our customers ordered, I see something else I want! And of course you should try the compost and fertilizer – even I can have a green thumb with help like that!

And finally, Frali pasta is back!

Enjoy shopping!

Northeast GA Locally Grown:  Northeast Georgia Locallygrown availability list for April 30.


Good evening Locavores,
Last week we talked about eggs on the market and the fact that GMO grains are not allowed in the hens feed.
The same is true for the meat sold in this market. Chickens, pork,and beef sold in this market are required to be raised on pasture and supplemental feed may not contain GMOs.
The farm families who produce meat work hard and pay higher price for gmo free feed in order to produce high quality meat free of contaminants.
We feel blessed to have these excellent and healthy products available in our local area.
Melon Head Farm has the first strawberries of the season available this week. They along with Leah Lake Farm also have asparagus listed.
For those who may not know this weekend is the Celebrate Clayton Event.
This celebration is a lot of fun and downtown Clayton blocked to auto traffic to make room for great arts, food,and music.
Saturday is also opening day for Simplyhomegrown Farmers Market. The market is at the Clayton City Hall complex on Hwy 76w and will be open from 9:00am until 1:00pm.
Have a great weekend and enjoy local food.

Siloam Springs, AR:  Dogwood Festival Weekend and the Farmers Market Location


Farmers Market of Siloam Springs


Just a reminder that the Farmers Market will be located in the Arvest Bank parking lot downtown across the street from 28 Springs restaurant. We will be there for our regular 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. market.

You can purchase your meats, eggs, produce, flowers, baked goods and crafts even though the online market was not open. Come by and see us and visit the Dogwood Festival (open until 7 p.m.) and the Homegrown Festival on North Broadway Street, open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Lots going on in our awesome community this weekend!

~Stacy

Independence,VA:  The Market is open for pickup May 2nd


Friends of the Market,
The Market is open for pick up May 2nd. Hooray, May at last! Let’s hope the weather warms up and stays that way.
Enjoy shopping for the last time this season on the online market.
the links are here: http://independencefarmersmarket.locallygrown.net/market/
you can also get there from the webpage, www.independencefarmersmarket.org
Join us in Independence Town Park May 9th for the Grand Opening! We have 11 new vendors signed up.

Augusta, GA:  THE ON LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN


Two words: BENDER DINKER.
Or is that one word?
See you on the water!!!