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Wholesome Harvest Farm WV:  Online Market Open


We’ve got tomatoes this week! We have some online, and we’ll have more variety at our farmstand.

There’s also lots of cucumbers (and summer squash and zucchini) waiting for you.

Orders need to be in by 10:00 AM on Tuesday, so make sure to order in time.

Looking forward to seeing you on Wednesday!

Russellville Community Market:  The Market Closes at 10 Tonight!


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.

Orders will be ready for pick-up from 4PM – 8:00PM this Tuesday outside the Downtown Russellville Train Depot. Your order will be brought to your car in full-service fashion!

It’s hard to beat a good Lantana!
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More Flowering Plants have been added to the market recently. We still have Fresh and Frozen Blueberries, a tasty variety of Homemade Breads and Desserts, and lots of Fresh Lettuces and Purple-Top Turnips!

FRESH.LOCAL.ONLINE

Foothills Market:  The Market is Open!


Good news! Sheepy Hollow has added new listings for lamb to Foothills Market this week. Kim said they have ground lamb and lot of leg of lamb, as well as other cuts.

We are also starting to see more and more different types of vegetables on the market as the season transitions into summer.

We’re happy to say the Food for Thought Garden from the University of the Ozarks is back online after some weeks away during the shutdown for COVID-19. We also have several new vendors this week: Imagery by DenaC with custom photographs, and two new baked good vendors: Dixie Lining Farmhouse and Nick’s Sourdough Bread.

Shop the market between now and Wednesday at 5 p.m. Fill your cart, and be sure to click the “Place your Order” button. We’ll have your items ready for pickup between 4:30-5:30 p.m. on Thursday.

Eat something fresh this week!

Magney Legacy Ridge Farm:  CSA #14


Dear CSA-ers,
This week’s Preassembled Bag will contain Spinach, Summer Squash, Kohlrabbi, Lovelock Head Lettuce, Swiss Chard, Snow Peas. Orders may now be placed on the online market at:

https://magneyfarm.locallygrown.net/market

Bright sunlit days punctuated by bouts of heavy downpour have thrown growth on the farm into full throttle. This has some real positives in terms of vegetable production and keeping our water usage and irrigation bill at bay. The downside of this is that the grass and weeds that frustrate our production are also clipping along at full pace. To a large extent, agriculture is trying to find a balance between what can be managed by our actions and the things that are beyond our control. A wise and experienced grower once described this as “massively humbling,” and those words come to mean more each day.

That said, things on the farm are coming along very well. Those of you in Murray may have seen Hannah and Katie at our farmers’ market stand the past two Saturdays. We are also looking forward to being at Paducah’s market which is set to open two weeks from now on June 13th. We are rolling into the season of summer vegetables and with the season change, so too will the items we have available through CSA. This week we are coming into zucchini and spinach in a big way as well as our peak production of snow peas.

For this reason, our featured vegetable this week is Snow Peas. This was a largely experimental crop for us this year and one of our earliest planted outdoors. They struggled along, the sprouts frozen twice and nibbled by rabbits all March and April. We had largely written them off until just last week when they seemed to burst forth with flowers and delicious pods. These tender treats are nutritional powerhouses full of Vitamin C, Vitamin K, trace minerals, and dietary fiber. They are best stir-fried or lightly steamed after removal of the tips and fibrous string along the top of the pea pod. We are very happy to be offering this one in CSA and look forward to growing more snow peas in the future.

As always, we thank you for your support of our CSA. We love hearing from you and seeing what you create with our dishes. We encourage you to reach out at any time! Wishing you and those you hold dear the best in your week to come.

Sincerely,
The Magney Legacy Ridge Farm Team

Berea Gardens:  Market open


Hi Everyone,

The Berea Gardens Farmers Market (online edition) is open!
Please be aware that our market will remain as it has been, at the Berea Gardens location from 4 to 7 PM Wednesdays for the duration of this season….. until at least mid-November. The Calhoun County market opens this Wednesday also at the traditional time of 9 AM to 1 PM inside the park building with Loretta serving her breakfasts and lunches. Vendors there will have produce, soaps, lotions, notions, leatherwork and more. We wish them well this season.

We will continue to operate our drive-through market here, with Tom McColley and Kenny Point’s produce, gourmet specialty bakd goods from Tim and Melody Urbanic with options for other vendors to join us also. We look forward to seeing you.

Blessings,
Bob

Stones River Market:  Weblog Entry


Welcome to the May 31st and June 1st Stones River Locally Grown Online Farmers Market. The Market opens 8:00 am on Sunday Morning and closes 10:00 pm Monday evening. Order early before quantities available run out! https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net

Update from Carole’s Herbs (CS3 We have carob power balls, two flavors of shrub concentrate (drinking vinegars), and flowers!

Our carob balls are handmade, with raisins and astragalus. Carob tastes a little like chocolate, is Nutrient-Dense, low in calories, and a good source of calcium.

Try a gut-healthy Ginger-Fig or Wolfberry Mint shrub/tonic for great taste combined with nutritious ingredients. Use them as a salad dressing poured over your choice of salad greens or microgreens, or mixed with water for a delicious and refreshing drink.

The field daisies are blooming brightly — get you a dozen to brighten your home! The bachelor buttons (cornflowers) are also showing off. Bachelor Buttons are edible and medicinal, so you can “recycle” them after they are finished blooming! Make a bouquet or an edible centerpiece.

Look forward seeing you “At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday June 6th from 5:00 – 6:30pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, please phone, email or text me so we can make arrangements to get your order to you.

Champaign, OH:  Garlic Scapes-Culinary Delights


Hello, and once again, new growth in this season…

We now welcome Garlic Scape season!! It’s a short lived season, they are AMAZING, and it’s like being given a gift to treasure in your foodie bag of tricks…

A word from Carla and Jenny of JCGrowers!!

C Growers Gourmet Garlic Scapes are available this week on the Virtual Market champaignoh.locallygrown.net.

Thankfully they freeze well because the season comes and goes so quickly. They can be used in everything. Our favorite is the garlic scape green bean style, sautéed in olive oil or butter until they are the color of a cooked green bean salt and pepper to taste. I love the wizards home made pasta with garlic scape pesto way to much. Great on salads, baked potatoes even eggs. Use your imagination and enjoy.

Green Acres Atkins:  Good morning !


Good morning

The tomatoes are starting to turn color so we will have tomatoes soon !!!

The corn is jumping up it is almost knee high

And the rest of the garden is growing well

Please place those orders by noon on Thursday
Remember let us know if you are picking up at the farm or one of the delivery’s

Have a great week

Thanks
Tom and Kami

Washtenaw Organic Collaborative:  May 31- June 2 Market Open for Ordering


Good morning! The Washtenaw Organic Collaborative is OPEN for orders! We will be open for online ordering May 31-June 2 (Sunday through Tuesday). Pickup or delivery is Saturday, June 6th!

1) Head to WashtenawOrganic.com and login to your account.

2) ORDER Select “The Market” and begin placing items in your cart. When finished, select “proceed to check out”. There you can verify the quantity of items ordered, leave notes for your growers, and choose your pick up location or delivery option, and pay. You’ll receive a receipt by email. All submitted orders are considered final on Thursday.

3) PICK UP & ENJOY Every Saturday, pick up your individually packaged order. The Slow Farm pickup location is a no contact pickup – Please do not get out of your car. The Brines Farm pickup location is self-service off of farmhouse porch. Paid delivery option will arrive at your doorstep about midday.

Final Notes:
-Double check the pickup location noted on your receipt/invoice – and remember it for Saturday.
-Delivery as your pickup location must be accompanied by the $10 delivery item in your order basket.
-If we cannot fulfill an item it will be refunded.
-We cannot accommodate late pick ups or changes in pick up locations.
-Missed Pick Ups will be donated or returned to vendors.

-REGARDING SEEDLINGS AND TREES: Unless marked “6/6 Pickup”, tree orders are pre-order, available at a later date.

We appreciate your support! See you Saturday!

Champaign, OH:  Helplessly Hoping


Gasping at glimpses of gentle true spirit he runs
Wishing he could fly…
(Crosby, Stills & Nash)

I’ve had this on replay, all morning, for it’s beauty, it’s message of hoping…

I wanted to wish you a love filled day, and to remind you of the love that you will find, each and every time you place an order for market goodness.

Your market manager is taking a bit of time, today, to go hang out with long time friend from high school. She has a lovely oasis of a backyard, we will be socially distanced, sipping chilled afternoon drinks, and having some much needed chat time.

I hope that you find a bit of an oasis for yourselves, today, wherever that may be.

XOXO,
Cosmic Pam