Sweetwater What’s New at the Market Saturday May 23rd

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Memorial Day Weekend
To all our customers, please have a safe and happy Memorial Day Weekend as we take time to remember those who have given their lives in service to the country as well as all loved ones who have gone before us.
Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, May 23rd, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
We are a Bridge Card Market!

West Michigan’s ONLY GMO-Free Farmer’s Market!
As part of the world wide March Against Monsanto, stop by the market at 10:00 am and be part of our GROUP PHOTO Message to Monsanto! Bring your own signs! Press Release for MAM: http://www.march-against-monsanto.com/march-against-monsanto-2015-official-press-release/
Attending this week’s market:

Cultured Love of Grand Rapids
Cultured Love is “making good food possible”, producing probiotic-laden, nutritious foods that are not only beneficial for you, but also add amazing flavor, texture, and beauty to any meal. Our current lineup of specialty kraut products — traditional sauerkraut with caraway, dill kraut, and spicy kraut — are naturally fermented and nutritious, hand-crafted in Grand Rapids.We started producing and selling our products out of the Downtown Market Incubator Kitchen in GR in September 2014.
http://www.culturedlove.com/about/
https://www.facebook.com/culturedlovellc/timeline

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Raising 100% grass fed mostly Angus beef on pasture land that has been in the family since the 1900s.
This week’s beef list includes:
Beef Snack Sticks
Vienna Style All Beef Hot Dogs
Summer Sausage
Ground Beef
Steaks
Raw & Heated Honey & Beeswax products
Duck and chicken eggs.

Mund Farm of Rothbury
ASPARAGUS! We will be at market with our Certified Organic Asparagus!

Grandson’s Gardens of Spring Lake
This week we’ll bring:
Spinach
Arugula
Lettuce
Beet Greens
Pea tendrils
Watercress
Shallots
Green Shallots
Carrots
Radishes
Sorrel

Scholl Farm of Montague
Eggs
Chicken $4.00/doz $10.00 flat (2.5 doz)
Duck  $9.00/doz or $4.50/half doz
Turkey  $.75/egg
Goose  $1.50/egg
Rhubarb  $2.00/lb
Purple Asparagus
Herbs  $2.00/bag
Sage (great fried crispy in olive oil and put on soup/masked potatoes/etc.)
Chives (garlic and garden type)
Summer Savory
Lemon Balm

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
I can bring pre-ordered eggs – $3.50 per dozen.  They eat organic whole grains and non-GMO mash, plus have access to the outdoors and lots of weeds and greens.      Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.

GRASS FED BEEF!  We should have all cuts available, as we are picking up beef on Friday this week.
We appreciate advance orders for beef.
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, Porterhouse, TBone, NY Strip, Rib Eye, Rib Steak, Sirloin, Flank, Skirt
Braising Beef ~ Round and Swiss Steaks; Stew Meat
Kabob Beef
Roasts ~ Chuck,  English, Arm, Rolled Rump; Brisket
Lean Ground Beef
Leaner Ground Sirloin
Short Ribs ~ One of the most flavorful cuts.  Google some recipes!
Soup Bones
Liver, Heart and Tongue

HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 12 oz bags. Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or medium roast, full caf, half caf or decaf.
ORGANIC OLIVE OIL, imported from Palestine by Higher Grounds.

Maple Moon Farm of Shelby
*KALE
*BABY KALE
*HEAD LETTUCE
*BEET GREENS
*TURNIP GREENS
*SALAD TURNIPS
*RADISHES
*MINT
*CILANTRO
*DILL
*RHUBARB
PLANTS
We hand seeded all our own plants in our homemade potting soil.   They are grown on 100% sunshine (no grow lights), well water, nutrient rich potting soil and LOVE. (plants thrive on good vibes!)
Our plants are seeded in ryhthym with biodynamic planting.  Our greenhouse is heated with solar gain and wood that Mike cuts, making a incredibly healthy start for our plants.
*****TOMATO PLANTS*****
4″ pots $3 each, 4/$10 or 15 for $30
varieties include:
Nebraska Wedding
Sungold
Old German
Black Krim
Trophy
Mountain Princess
Indigo Apple
Gilbertie
*BROTH BAGS
*DRIED HERBS
*WHOLE CAYENNE AND GEORGIA FLAME
*CRUSHED RED PEPPER
*LEEK POWDER
*EGGS
*HERBAL TEAS
*HERBAL LIP BALM
Thank you for supporting local family farms.  We are so honored to feed our community.

1224 S.144th Ave
Shelby, MI 49455
(231)861-2535
Check us out on Facebook

Funny Farm of Grant
Asparagus
Eggs from our mixed flock
Dried shiitake mushrooms
Dried sweet peppers
Pink Himalayan Sea salt
Black Hawaiian finishing salt
Asst dried herbs
New designs at Baubles by Barb – last time until fall!
Have something you’d like to have restrung or remade  into a new piece?
Custom pieces using your beads, etc is available.
Apron Lady is at our booth! Come see her amazing array of patterns & apron designs for every occasion!
Interested in CSA? We’re signing up members this Saturday, ask us for an application!

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
Garden Offerings
-Limited greens
– Radishes
– Rhubarb
Pastured Pork
– Ham Slices
– Smoked Hocks
– Pork Chops
Grass Fed Lamb
– Ground Lamb
– Shanks
Bakery Offerings
– Our Ultimate Breakfast Cookie , all flavors in  G Free and Regular.
– Spinach & Cheddar Quiche
– New! Asparagus and Goat Cheese Galettes
– New ! Rhubarb Galettes
– New! Crumb Top Rhubarb Custard Pie
– New !  Rhubarb Muffins, G Free and Regular
– Paleo Offerings- Breakfast Cookie, Ginger Carrot Muffins and more….

Tim will be at the Market this week.  He is almost done with his sheep shearing season, so stop on by and say hello!

Five Oaks Farm of Montague
We’ll have lots of eggs from our pastured flock fed greens & Certified Organic Layer Mix.
2014 CSA members – email fiveoakscsa@gmail.com and we’ll hold a dozen for you as part of your 2014 share.

Shady Side Farm of Holland
This week we will be at market with our certified organic beans, all harvested last fall, in the following varieties:
Bean Medley – A mixture of all our beans that is great for soup.
Black Turtle – Common black bean with a thick skin and a meaty texture.
Black Valentine – Taste like kidney beans, great for salads, soups and dips.
Hutterite Soup – Comfort food, cook fast, creamy soup, baby food.
Jacob’s Cattle – Big and meaty, taste & texture of new potatoes, traditional baked beans, chili.
Jacob’s Cattle Gold – Hold shape w/ long cooking, soak up other flavors well, soups and stews.
Marrow! – We cleaned beans for planting, and have extra Marrows! Creamy bean, good in soups and baked beans.
October – Creamy, velvety smooth texture, nutty, sweet flavor, thin skin, soups or chili.
Painted Lady – Slightly sweet bean, smooth, creamy texture, good in everything.
Pinto – Earthy flavor, great in Mexican cooking, falls apart under long cooking.
Zebra! – We cleaned beans for planting, and have extra Zebras! Smooth, creamy texture, full-bodied flavor, good all-purpose bean
Please let us know ahead of time if you’d like to order 5# bags of any one variety, so that we can pre-bag those and bring them along.

We will have a small amount of chemical-free rhubarb from our garden. Our rhubarb features tender, thinner stalks.

We will have our certified organic non-GMO corn along in two different options:
Whole corn (for making masa) – 2# bags. If you want corn in larger amounts than just 2#, please email me. We will have the little packets of lime necessary for making the masa, as well.
Freshly-ground corn meal – 2# bagsWe took our whole corn down to Windmill Island in Holland and had them grind corn meal for us. This stoneground meal is fresh, fresh, fresh–what I will have along to market Saturday is the second batch!

In addition, we will have Grassfield Farms organic raw aged cheeses along in the following flavors:
Aged Cheddar – You asked, and we listened! A sharp cheddar, aged a year. Award-winning!
Chili – Gouda with Red Chili flakes, this mild and creamy cheese has delightful spice without being too hot.
Country Dill – A house favorite, the dill herb in Gouda well represents the fresh grass that dominates the cows’ diet.
Crofters – This delicious cheese is aged 1 year with a medium sharp taste. The texture is dry and crumbly. Very similar to Parmesan.
Edam – A variety of Gouda made with skim milk: Elastic, yet firm, this flawless low fat cheese is our best melter, improving any dish.
Garlic & Onion – The most aromatic of herbs. Don’t be the only one in the room to eat this spiced Gouda or you soon will be.
Gouda – A traditional handmade cheese in keeping with West Michigan’s (and our family’s) Dutch culture.
Lamont Cheddar – A rare, natural rind English cheese, named for the Grand River’s first settlement near our farm.
Leyden – Originally from the Rhine Valley, now the Grand River Valley; cumin perfectly compliments this aged Dutch cheese.
Cheese Sticks – Want to try some cheese, but don’t need a whole 8 ounces? We’ll have a few cheese sticks along each week, in a variety of cheese types, for $2 each.

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Hazel Road Rustic and Pumpernickel Rye both available this weekend.  Two great breads for open-faced sandwiches. Cheddar Peppercorn also making a repeat performance. We’ve been making fried egg sandwiches (on any bread!) with a pile of sautéed greens on top—we like to use Maple Moon Farm’s Oceana Mix for this! So tasty!
We are honored to bake for you and your family!  Because small good things matter.
OUR TEN WEEKLY VARIETIES
Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $6.00
Oceana Round  ( Rustic Italian country bread) $6.00
Third Coast Three Seed  (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $6.50
The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $6.00
Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamom) $7.00
Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $7.00
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.75
100% whole grain Kamut: Light and moist with a fruity flavor, a great loaf for folks with wheat sensitivities. $7.00
Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00
Pilgrim Rye: A German-style rye made with cracked rye berries and OG Spelt Flour.  (No wheat flour except for what is in the levain starter).  Slice it thin to enjoy this dark and hearty loaf.  $7.00 a loaf
SPECIALTY BREAD BAKE
Cheddar Peppercorn (Smooth Vermont Cheddar accompanied by tongue tingling black pepper).  Price $8.00
Pumpernickel Rye (A new twist on an old Eastern European standard.  Cracked Rye and Caraway seed in a dark, chewy loaf) $6.00
Hazel Road Rustic:  An old-time New England bread made with organic cornmeal, organic whole rye (both Michigan grown), and blackstrap molasses.  A bread with a slightly sweet, complex flavor.  Great for french toast or slathered with jam.  $6.00 a loaf.
PASTRIES AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY 
Deep Mud Brownies Our brownies are made with extraordinary Callebaut dark chocolate, our own fresh eggs, and Michigan grown organic barley flour—they are amazing!!
$3.25 each
Hilltoppers Cookies- Molasses Ginger cookies…  A 4oz cookie sweetened with blackstrap molasses and bits of candied ginger.  $2.50 each
Whangdangdoodlers Chunks of Valrhona dark chocolate, OG walnuts, and real OG butter make this a cookie you’ll never forget.  $2.50 each
Pecan Maple Oaties  Made with OG rolled oats, real Michigan Maple Syrup, Pecans, and organic raisins 2.50 each.
Our delicious scones are $2.50 each.
They are all made with organic butter, organic cream, and fresh local eggs!
Cranberry Orange Scones
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scone
Lovely Lemon Scones
Simply Currant Scones
BAKER’S DOZEN:  If you order 12 pastries you’ll receive a 13th pastry FREE!
MOUNTAIN CRUNCH GRANOLA (Local Honey, almonds, OG oats, OG coconut oil, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, sea salt)  $8.00/pound
LAUGHING TREE PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA (OG oats, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, all-natural Peanut butter, OG coconut oil, sea salt)  $8.00/pound

Provision Family Farms of White Cloud
This week we will have our PIG ORDER FORMS available.  If you are interested in filling your freezer with delicious naturally raised pork then you might want to consider buying a whole or half a pig.
Talk with us about it on Saturday and we will give you the details.

If you would like to reserve your order for Saturday’s Market just
email or call us (231) 689-0457 with your request and we will have it
ready for you to pick up.

SMOKED PORK
Smoked Hock
$4.00/lb
Bacon
$8.50/lb
Cottage Bacon
$8.00/lb
Ham
$7.50/lb
Pit Ham (Sliced Lunchmeat)
$8.00/lb
Canadian Bacon PRICE DROP! $1.00 off
$10.00/lb
PORK
Sausage Italian, (out of stock)
$6.00/lb
Bulk Sausage 10+ lbs (out of stock)
$5.50/lb
Spare Ribs
$6.00/lb
Baby Back Ribs (out of stock)
$9.00/lb
Loin
$7.50/lb
Tenderloin (out of stock)
$10.00/lb
Bones, Head
$2.00/lb
Liver, Heart
$4.00/lb
Lard
$5.00/lb
BEEF
Hamburger
$5.75/lb
Hamburger Bulk 10+ lbs
$5.25/lb
Chuck Roast, English Roast, Cube Steak, Shank
$6.50/lb
Chuck Eye, Rib Steak, Kabobs, T-bone, Rolled Rump
$8.00/lb
Flat Iron, Skirt, Flank, Sirloin
$11.00/lb
Porterhouse Steak, Tenderloin
$13.00/lb
Bones
$2.00/lb
Heart, Short Ribs, Kidney
$4.00/lb
LAMB
Ground
$10.00/lb
Stew Meat
$10.00/lb
Leg Roast
$13.00/lb
Boneless Leg
$14.00/lb
Steaks, Spare Ribs
$11.00/lb
Chops
$13.00/lb
Rack
$15.00/lb
Bones
$2.00/lb
Liver, Heart
$6.00/lb
CHICKEN
Eggs
$4.00/doz
*We will have our first batch of summer chickens available at the end of May.
DUCK
Whole
$6.00/lb (Seasonal Clearance $5.00/lb)
Eggs
$7.00/doz

The Roaring Mouse of Hart
It’s coffee time!  We are now serving freshly brewed pour-over coffee! Fill a ceramic mug to enjoy as you shop, or get a to-go cup to keep you going through the morning. A mug-full is $1 and the to-go cup is $3. The Bolivian coffee is almost gone! Coffee is seasonal, so it may be a while until I can get more. Don’t worry! It will be replaced with another delicious coffee!
In the roaster this week:

  • Almost out! Bolivia Fair Trade Organic – a sweet rich cup with chocolate notes and a bright acidity. Very good with dessert.
  • Ethiopia Sidama Fair Trade Organic – a complex cup with berry notes and a sweet finish. This is one of our favorites!
  • Decaffinated Peru Fair Trade Organic – rich and sweet, with chocolate and caramel notes. A very delicious decaf! This coffee was decaffeinated using the Mountain Water Process. It is a natural, chemical free process which allows the bean to retain much of its unique flavor.
  • Sumatra Fair Trade Organic – Bold, earthy, with a molasses sweetness and a light acidity. This is a limited supply and is only available by the ounce.
  • Costa Rica Finca Amistad Organic- A sweet lower-acid cup. This is my newest, and I am still working on tasting notes.

Come taste the fresh difference!
We try not to roast too much extra in order to keep the coffee fresh every week. Advance orders will ensure that we don’t run out of your favorite coffee before you get some!
Like us on Facebook for updates! http://www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee
Price is $1.10/ounce or volume discount $12/12 oz bag $16/16 oz bag
call or text: (231)742-0229
email: titus@theroaringmouse.com
Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee

Simply Soaps of Spring Lake
I’m sorry to be missing the market this Saturday, but will be back soon.

Meadow View Goat Dairy of Fremont
Note: We will be attending market the last Saturday of every month.

Sweetwater What’s New at the Market for Saturday, May 16th

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Check out our newest vendor this week: Cultured Love!

 

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, May 16th, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
We are a Bridge Card Market!

 Attending this week’s market:

New Vendor!
Cultured Love of Grand Rapids
Cultured Love is “making good food possible”, producing probiotic-laden, nutritious foods that are not only beneficial for you, but also add amazing flavor, texture, and beauty to any meal. Our current lineup of specialty kraut products — traditional sauerkraut with caraway, dill kraut, and spicy kraut — are naturally fermented and nutritious, hand-crafted in Grand Rapids.We started producing and selling our products out of the Downtown Market Incubator Kitchen in GR in September 2014.

Cultured Love is driven by a desire to spread the idea that “food is medicine”, that what we eat has a significant impact on our overall well-being, our psychology, our digestion, our ability to fight disease. This mission has grown out of years of experience dealing with chronic disease in our family, seeking alternatives to standard American diets that are increasingly devoid of nutrition, and over-reliance on standard western healthcare which often provides medical responses to health and disease that don’t always address the root cause.

Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
Raising 100% grass fed mostly Angus beef on pasture land that has been in the family since the 1900s.
This week’s beef list includes:
Beef Snack Sticks
Vienna Style All Beef Hot Dogs
Summer Sausage
Ground Beef
Steaks
Raw & Heated Honey & Beeswax products
Duck and chicken eggs.

Mund Farm of Rothbury
ASPARAGUS! We will be at market with our Certified Organic Asparagus!
Weather has tamped down the harvest a bit this week, so come early if you want some!

Grandson’s Gardens of Spring Lake
Spinach- bigger cooking spinach and bags of baby leaves
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Beet Greens
Beets
shallots
green shallots – can be used like green onions
Carrots

Kasza Sugar Bush
We’ll have our Maple Syrups, candies and our newest product, Maple Munch Granola!

Scholl Farm of Montague
Eggs
Chicken $4.00/doz
Duck  $9.00/doz or $4.50/1/2 doz
Turkey  $.75/egg
Goose  $1.50/egg
Rhubarb  $2.00/lb
Herbs  $2.00/bag
Sage (great fried crispy in olive oil and put on soup/masked potatoes/etc.)
Chives
Lemon Balm (makes a wonderful soothing tea)

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
I can bring pre-ordered eggs – $3.50 per dozen.  They eat organic whole grains and non-GMO mash, plus have access to the outdoors and lots of weeds and greens.      Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.
GRASS FED BEEF!
We appreciate advance orders for beef.
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, Porterhouse, TBone, NY Strip, Sirloin
Braising Beef ~ Round and Swiss Steaks; Stew Meat
Roasts ~ Chuck,  English, Arm, Rolled Rump
Lean Ground Beef
Leaner Ground Sirloin
Short Ribs ~ One of the most flavorful cuts.  Google some recipes!
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 12 oz bags. Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or medium roast, full caf, half caf or decaf.
ORGANIC OLIVE OIL, imported from Palestine by Higher Grounds.

Maple Moon Farm of Shelby
*HEAD LETTUCE
*BEET GREENS
*OCEANA MIX
*BABY LETTUCE MIX
*TAT SOI
*ARUGULA
*TURNIP GREENS
*SALAD TURNIPS
*RADISHES
*GARLIC CHIVES
*CILANTRO
*FRESH SPRING DILL
*RHUBARB
PLANTS
We hand seeded all our own plants in our homemade potting soil.   They are grown on 100% sunshine (no grow lights), well water, nutrient rich potting soil and LOVE. (plants thrive on good vibes!)
Our plants are seeded in ryhthym with biodynamic planting.  Our greenhouse is heated with solar gain and wood that Mike cuts, making a incredibly healthy start for our plants.
*****TOMATO PLANTS*****
available in 1 gallon pots $10 each or 5/$40
4″ pots $3 each, 4/$10 or 15 for $30
varieties include:
Italian Heirloom
Nebraska Wedding
Sungold
Old German
Black Krim
Trophy
Mountain Princess
*NEW THIS WEEK in 4″ pots
Indigo Apple-Beautiful and early variety with fruits that start deep purple-red and turn nearly black in the sun. Sweet, rich flavored fruits resist cracking and sunscald. A larger Indigo tomato with exceptionally high anthocyanin content; firm, meaty fruits are delicious sliced on sandwiches. Bred by Brad Gates using an original cross made by PKS Heirlooms in Copemish, MI. Indeterminate • Resists cracking • 2-4 oz.. (Lycopersicon esculentum)
Gilbertie-Amanda’s favorite for salsa! Rich, meaty and delicious! Long, slender shape with characteristically green shoulders and a slight crook in the neck. Narrow fruits average 7” long with very solid, rich-flavored flesh that makes excellent sauces and soups. Very small seed cavity.  Indeterminate • 10-12 oz.. (Lycopersicon esculentum)
*BROTH BAGS
*DRIED HERBS:
*BASIL
*OREGANO
*ROSEMARY
*CELERY LEAF
*FRENCH TARRAGON
*WHOLE CAYENNE AND GEORGIA FLAME
*CRUSHED RED PEPPER
*LEEK POWDER
*EGGS
*HERBAL TEAS
*HERBAL LIP BALM
Thank you for supporting local family farms.  We are so honored to feed our community.

1224 S.144th Ave
Shelby, MI 49455
(231)861-2535
Check us out on Facebook

Funny Farm of Grant
Asparagus!
Fresh Shitake mushrooms back again!
Also:
Eggs from our mixed flock
Dried shiitake mushrooms
Dried sweet peppers
Pink Himalayan Sea salt
Black Hawaiian finishing salt
Asst dried herbs
New designs at Baubles by Barb – last time until fall!
Have something you’d like to have restrung or remade  into a new piece?
Custom pieces using your beads, etc is available.
Apron Lady is at our booth! Come see her amazing array of patterns & apron designs for every occasion!
Interested in CSA? We’re signing up members this Saturday, ask us for an application!

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
We’ll have our usual assortment of baked goods including our Breakfast Cookies, Quiches, and breads, as well as a selection of our meats.

Five Oaks Farm of Montague
We’ll have lots of eggs from our pastured flock fed greens & Certified Organic Layer Mix.
2014 CSA members – email fiveoakscsa@gmail.com and we’ll hold a dozen for you as part of your 2014 share.

Shady Side Farm of Holland
New! We will have RHUBARB along this week!
This week I will be at market with our certified organic beans, all harvested last fall, in the following varieties:
Bean Medley – A mixture of all our beans that is great for soup.
Black Turtle – Common black bean with a thick skin and a meaty texture.
Black Valentine – Taste like kidney beans, great for salads, soups and dips.
Hutterite Soup – Comfort food, cook fast, creamy soup, baby food.
Jacob’s Cattle – Big and meaty, taste & texture of new potatoes, traditional baked beans, chili.
Jacob’s Cattle Gold – Hold shape w/ long cooking, soak up other flavors well, soups and stews.
Marrow! – We cleaned beans for planting, and have extra Marrows! Creamy bean, good in soups and baked beans.
October – Creamy, velvety smooth texture, nutty, sweet flavor, thin skin, soups or chili.
Painted Lady – Slightly sweet bean, smooth, creamy texture, good in everything.
Pinto – Earthy flavor, great in Mexican cooking, falls apart under long cooking.
Zebra! – We cleaned beans for planting, and have extra Zebras! Smooth, creamy texture, full-bodied flavor, good all-purpose bean
Please let us know ahead of time if you’d like to order 5# bags of any one variety, so that we can pre-bag those and bring them along.

Mike will have our certified organic non-GMO corn along in two different options:
Whole corn (for making masa) – 2# bags. If you want corn in larger amounts than just 2#, please email me. We will have the little packets of lime necessary for making the masa, as well.
Freshly-ground corn meal – 2# bagsWe took our whole corn down to Windmill Island in Holland and had them grind corn meal for us. This stoneground meal is fresh, fresh, fresh!

In addition, he will have Grassfield Farms organic raw aged cheeses along in the following flavors:
Aged Cheddar – You asked, and we listened! A sharp cheddar, aged a year. Award-winning!
Chili – Gouda with Red Chili flakes, this mild and creamy cheese has delightful spice without being too hot.
Country Dill – A house favorite, the dill herb in Gouda well represents the fresh grass that dominates the cows’ diet.
Crofters – This delicious cheese is aged 1 year with a medium sharp taste. The texture is dry and crumbly. Very similar to Parmesan.
Edam – A variety of Gouda made with skim milk: Elastic, yet firm, this flawless low fat cheese is our best melter, improving any dish.
Garlic & Onion – The most aromatic of herbs. Don’t be the only one in the room to eat this spiced Gouda or you soon will be.
Gouda – A traditional handmade cheese in keeping with West Michigan’s (and our family’s) Dutch culture.
Lamont Cheddar – A rare, natural rind English cheese, named for the Grand River’s first settlement near our farm.
Leyden – Originally from the Rhine Valley, now the Grand River Valley; cumin perfectly compliments this aged Dutch cheese.
Cheese Sticks – Want to try some cheese, but don’t need a whole 8 ounces? We’ll have a few cheese sticks along each week, in a variety of cheese types, for $2 each.

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Cobmoosa Onion Rye is back this week as are our favorite peanut butter cookies—Treehuggers.
We hope you enjoyed the Morning Buns (not available this week as we work out some kinks…)
We are honored to bake for you and your family!  Because small good things matter.

OUR TEN WEEKLY VARIETIES
Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $6.00
Oceana Round  ( Rustic Italian country bread) $6.00
Third Coast Three Seed  (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $6.50
The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $6.00
Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamom) $7.00
Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $7.00
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.75
100% whole grain Kamut: Light and moist with a fruity flavor, a great loaf for folks with wheat sensitivities. $7.00
Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00
Pilgrim Rye: A German-style rye made with cracked rye berries and OG Spelt Flour.  (No wheat flour except for what is in the levain starter).  Slice it thin to enjoy this dark and hearty loaf.  $7.00 a loaf
SPECIALTY BREAD BAKE
Cobmoosa Onion Rye (Caramelized Michigan onions, OG Michigan rye flour, and a hint of caraway) $6.00
Cheddar Peppercorn (Smooth Vermont Cheddar accompanied by tongue tingling black pepper).  Price $8.00
PASTRIES AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY
Deep Mud Brownies Our brownies are made with extraordinary Callebaut dark chocolate, our own fresh eggs, and Michigan grown organic barley flour—they are amazing!!
$3.25 each
Hilltoppers Cookies- Molasses Ginger cookies…A 4oz cookie sweetened with blackstrap molasses and bits of candied ginger)  $2.50 each
Treehuggers The one and only quarter pound peanut-buttery original with OG dark chocolate chips.  Sweetened with local maple and honey.  $2.50 each
Whangdangdoodlers Chunks of Valrhona dark chocolate, OG walnuts, and real OG butter make this a cookie you’ll never forget.  $2.50 each
Our delicious scones are $2.50 each.
They are all made with organic butter, organic cream, and fresh local eggs!
Cranberry Orange Scones
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Pecan Date Scones
Blueberry Scones
BAKER’S DOZEN:  If you order 12 pastries you’ll receive a 13th pastry FREE! 
MOUNTAIN CRUNCH GRANOLA (Local Honey, almonds, OG oats, OG coconut oil, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, sea salt)  $8.00/pound
LAUGHING TREE PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA (OG oats, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, all-natural Peanut butter, OG coconut oil, sea salt)  $8.00/pound

Providence Family Farm
Our BACON is in!!!!  We now have Bacon, Jowl Bacon, Canadian Bacon,
Cottage Bacon, and Hams.
If you would like to reserve your order for market on Saturday just
email or call us (231) 689-0457 with your request and we will have it
ready for you to pick up.
Beef
Hamburger $5.75/lb
Hamburger Bulk 10+ lbs $5.25/lb
Liver, Heart, Short Ribs, Kidney $4.00/lb
1/3lb Hamburger Patties (4 pack) $8.00/lb
Brisket, Chuck Roast, English Roast (out of stock), Cube Steak, Shank $6.50/lb
Chuck Eye, Rib Steak, Kabobs, T-bone, Rolled Rump $8.00/lb
Flat Iron (out of stock), Skirt, Flank (out of stock), Sirloin $11.00/lb
Porterhouse Steak, Tenderloin $13.00/lb
Lamb
Liver, Heart $6.00/lb
Shank (out of stock) $9.00/lb
Leg Roast $13.00/lb
Boneless Leg $14.00/lb
Steaks, Spare Ribs $11.00/lb
Chops $13.00/lb
Rack $15.00/lb
Pork
Smoked Hock $4.00/lb
Lard $5.00/lb
Sausage Italian, (Breakfast out of Stock) $6.00/lb
Bulk Sausage 10+ lbs (out of Stock) $5.50/lb
Spare Ribs $6.00/lb
Baby Back Ribs $9.00/lb
Loin $7.50/lb
Tenderloin (out of stock) $10.00/lb
Liver, Heart $4.00/lb
Bacon $8.50/lb
Jowl Bacon $8.00/lb
Cottage Bacon $8.00/lb
Ham $7.50/lb
Pit Ham (Sliced Lunchmeat) $8.00/lb
Canadian Bacon $11.00/lb
Stew Meats
Lamb Bones, Beef Bones $2.00/lb
Pork Bones, Head $2.00/lb
Chicken Backs (out of stock) $2.00/lb
Stewing Hens (out of stock) $2.75/lb
Beef Stew Meat (out of stock) $6.50/lb
Lamb Stew Meat $10.00/lb
Chicken
Gizzards, Liver, (Heart out of stock) $2.00/lb
Whole Chickens (out of stock) $4.00/lb
Eggs $4.00/doz
*We will have our first batch of summer chickens available at the end of May.
Duck
Whole $6.00/lb (Seasonal Clearance $5.00/lb)
Eggs $5.00/doz
Turkey Whole $4.75/lb (Seasonal Clearance $4.00/lb)

The Roaring Mouse of Hart
It’s coffee time!  We are now serving freshly brewed pour-over coffee!
Fill a ceramic mug to enjoy as you shop, or get a to-go cup to keep you going through the morning.
A mug-full is $1 and the to-go cup is $3. This week we are planning to have a brand new coffee from Costa Rica! It is sweet and low acid.

In the roaster this week:
         Bolivia Fair Trade Organic – a sweet rich cup with chocolate notes and a bright acidity. Very good with dessert.
         Ethiopia Sidama Fair Trade Organic – a complex cup with berry notes and a sweet finish. This is one of our favorites!
        Decaffinated Peru Fair Trade Organic – rich and sweet, with chocolate and caramel notes. A very delicious decaf! This coffee was decaffeinated using the Mountain Water Process. It is a natural, chemical free process which allows the bean to retain much of its unique flavor.
        Sumatra Fair Trade Organic – Bold, earthy, with a molasses sweetness and a light acidity. This is a limited supply and is only available by the ounce.

Come taste the fresh difference! Brewed samples will be available for all coffees!
We try not to roast too much extra in order to keep the coffee fresh every week. Advance orders will ensure that we don’t run out of your favorite coffee before you get some!
Like us on Facebook for updates! www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee
Price is $1.10/ounce or volume discount $12/12 oz bag $16/16 oz bag

Simply Soaps of Spring Lake
I’m sorry to be missing the market this Saturday, but will be back soon.

Meadow View Goat Dairy of Fremont
Note: We will be attending market the last Saturday of every month.

 

Sweetwater What’s New at the Market for Saturday May 9th

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ASPARAGUS TIME! Find the tasty spears at the Mund Farm and Funny Farm booths this Saturday!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, May 9th, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
We are a Bridge Card Market!

Calling all Sweetwater Fans!
Our 10th Anniversary celebration is coming up! If you have talents and/or ideas & time to lend to the cause, please stop by the market information booth this Saturday and sign up! Or email us at sweetwatercenter@gmail.com

Attending this week’s market:

New Vendor!
Pine Row Farm of Rothbury
We welcome this 3rd generation family farm to the market! Raising 100% grass fed beef on pasture land that has been in the family since the 1900s, Bill and Sarah Rudat will have a variety of beef cuts from their herd of mostly Angus cattle. Their children are learning the art of bee-keeping through 4-H and they are a bee yard for Lohman’s Honey Farms. They will have raw and heated honey for sale, as well as beeswax products.

Mund Farm of Rothbury
ASPARAGUS! We will be at market with the first picking of our Certified Organic Asparagus!
First picking is usually smaller, so come early if you want some!

Grandson’s Gardens of Spring Lake
Spinach- bigger cooking spinach and bags of baby leaves
Kale
Lettuce Mix
Beet Greens
Beets
shallots
green shallots – can be used like green onions
Carrots

Scholl Farm of Montague
Eggs
Chicken $4.00/doz
Duck  $9.00/doz or $4.50/1/2 doz
Turkey  $.75/egg
Goose  $1.50/egg
Rhubarb  $2.00/lb
Herbs  $2.00/bag
Sage (great fried crispy in olive oil and put on soup/masked potatoes/etc.)
Chives
Lemon Balm (makes a wonderful soothing tea)

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
I may have some lovely leaf lettuce for sale!  6 babies are still due this week ~~ so it all depends…I can bring pre-ordered eggs – $3.50 per dozen.  They eat organic whole grains and non-GMO mash, plus have access to the outdoors and lots of weeds and greens.      Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.
ON SALE:  BEEF HEART.  $2 PER LB.
GRASS FED BEEF!
We appreciate advance orders for beef.
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, Porterhouse, TBone, NY Strip, RibEye, Sirloin
Braising Beef ~ Round and Swiss Steaks; Stew Meat
Roasts ~ Chuck,  English, Arm, Rolled Rump
Lean Ground Beef
Short Ribs ~ One of the most flavorful cuts.  Google some recipes!
Soup Bones
Quarters of beef for sale.  Email or talk to us at Market about them.
NEW SHIPMENT:  HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 12 oz bags. Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or medium roast, full caf, half caf or decaf.
ORGANIC OLIVE OIL, imported from Palestine by Higher Grounds.

Maple Moon Farm of Shelby
This week Mike and Zen will be bringing our abundance, including:
*SPINACH
*OCEANA MIX
*BABY LETTUCE MIX
*TAT SOI
*ARUGULA
*SCALLIONS
*RADISHES
*GARLIC CHIVES
*CILANTRO
All our plants are hand seeded in our homemade potting soil.  They are grown on 100% sunshine (no grow lights), well water, nutrient rich potting soil and LOVE. (plants thrive on good vibes!)
*****TOMATO PLANTS*****
available in 1 gallon pots $10 each or 5/$40
4″ pots $3 each, 4/$10 or 15 for $30
varieties include:
Amish Paste
Italian Heirloom
Nebraska Wedding
Black Cherry
Sungold
Old German
Black Krim
Trophy
Mountain Princess
PEPPER PLANTS
Cayenne(hot)
Poblano (mild hot)
Jalapeno (mild hot)
King of the North (red sweet)
King Crimson (red sweet)
HERB PLANTS
Basil
Sage
Thyme
Mugwort
Echinacea (purpurea)
VEGGIE PLANTS
Eggplant
Broccoli
*BROTH BAGS
*DRIED HERBS:
*BASIL
*OREGANO
*ROSEMARY
*CELERY LEAF
*FRENCH TARRAGON
*WHOLE CAYENNE AND GEORGIA FLAME
*CRUSHED RED PEPPER
*LEEK POWDER
*EGGS
*HERBAL TEAS
*HERBAL LIP BALM
Thank you for supporting local family farms.  We are so honored to feed our community.
Our FarmFans receive special savings and sales.  Are you a FarmFan?  Ask us how.

1224 S.144th Ave
Shelby, MI 49455
(231)861-2535
Check us out on Facebook

Funny Farm of Grant
NEW! First of season asparagus!
Fresh Shitake mushrooms back again!
Also:
Eggs from our mixed flock
Dried shiitake mushrooms
Dried sweet peppers
Pink Himalayan Sea salt
Black Hawaiian finishing salt
Asst dried herbs
New designs at Baubles by Barb – last time until fall!
Have something you’d like to have restrung or remade  into a new piece?
Custom pieces using your beads, etc is available.
Apron Lady is at our booth! Come see her amazing array of patterns & apron designs for every occasion!
Interested in CSA? We’re signing up members this Saturday, ask us for an application!

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
We’ll have our usual assortment of baked goods including our Breakfast Cookies, Quiches, and breads, as well as a selection of our meats.

Five Oaks Farm of Montague
We’ll have lots of eggs from our pastured flock fed greens & Certified Organic Layer Mix.
2014 CSA members – email fiveoakscsa@gmail.com and we’ll hold a dozen for you as part of your 2014 share.

Shady Side Farm of Holland
This week I’ll be at market with our organic beans, corn and corn meal, and Grassfields Farm’s aged organic cheese. I will also have my handwoven rugs along to the market.

Due to our daughter’s college graduation later in the day, I will be leaving market early. Please visit my booth before 11 am. Thanks for understanding!
Lona

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery—
Due to public outcry, our brand-new MORNING BUNS will be available at Sweetwater this coming Saturday!  These naturally-leavened buns were born when a cinnamon roll and a sticky bun met and fell in love…  Their offspring:  MORNING BUNS!  $3.25 each.  We hope you enjoy them as much as we do… They have long been a family favorite!
We are honored to bake for you and your family!  Because small good things matter.
OUR TEN WEEKLY VARIETIES
Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $6.00
 Oceana Round  ( Rustic Italian country bread) $6.00
 Third Coast Three Seed  (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $6.50
The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $6.00
Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamom) $7.00
Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $7.00
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.75
100% whole grain Kamut: Light and moist with a fruity flavor, a great loaf for folks with wheat sensitivities. $7.00
Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00
Pilgrim Rye: A German-style rye made with cracked rye berries and OG Spelt Flour.  (No wheat flour except for what is in the levain starter).  Slice it thin to enjoy this dark and hearty loaf.  $7.00 a loaf
SPECIALTY BREAD BAKE
Chili Cheddar   Locally-grown jalapenos peppers (by our friends at MAPLE MOON FARM), coupled with tangy cheddar cheese makes for great flavor that bites back!  Fresh or toasted, we love it with fried eggs or a bowl of any kind of chili. $8.00
Honey Oat (OG steel-cut oats and just a titch of honey make this better than a bowl of oats for breakfast!  Extremely moist and chewy…) $6.50
PASTRIES AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY 
Deep Mud Brownies Our brownies are made with extraordinary Callebaut dark chocolate, our own fresh eggs, and Michigan grown organic barley flour—they are amazing!!$3.25
Hilltoppers Cookies– Molasses Ginger cookies…A 4oz cookie sweetened with blackstrap molasses and bits of candied ginger)  $2.50 each
Pecan Maple Oaties  The quintessential oatmeal-raisin cookie made with OG rolled oats, real Michigan Maple Syrup, Pecans, and organic raisins. $2.50 each.
Our delicious scones are $2.50 each.
They are all made with organic butter, organic cream, and fresh local eggs!
Cranberry Orange Scones
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Lovely Lemon Scones
Simply Currant Scones
BAKER’S DOZEN:  If you order 12 pastries you’ll receive a 13th pastry FREE! 
MOUNTAIN CRUNCH GRANOLA (Local Honey, almonds, OG oats, OG coconut oil, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, sea salt)  $8.00/pound
PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA (OG oats, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, all-natural Peanut butter, OG coconut oil, sea salt)  $8.00/pound

Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery

Providence Family Farm
Our BACON is in!!!!  We now have Bacon, Jowl Bacon, Canadian Bacon,
Cottage Bacon, and Hams.
If you would like to reserve your order for market on Saturday just
email or call us (231) 689-0457 with your request and we will have it
ready for you to pick up.
Beef
Hamburger $5.75/lb
Hamburger Bulk 10+ lbs $5.25/lb
Liver, Heart, Short Ribs, Kidney $4.00/lb
1/3lb Hamburger Patties (4 pack) $8.00/lb
Brisket, Chuck Roast, English Roast (out of stock), Cube Steak, Shank $6.50/lb
Chuck Eye, Rib Steak, Kabobs, T-bone, Rolled Rump $8.00/lb
Flat Iron (out of stock), Skirt, Flank (out of stock), Sirloin $11.00/lb
Porterhouse Steak, Tenderloin $13.00/lb
Lamb
Liver, Heart $6.00/lb
Shank (out of stock) $9.00/lb
Leg Roast $13.00/lb
Boneless Leg $14.00/lb
Steaks, Spare Ribs $11.00/lb
Chops $13.00/lb
Rack $15.00/lb
Pork
Smoked Hock $4.00/lb
Lard $5.00/lb
Sausage Italian, (Breakfast out of Stock) $6.00/lb
Bulk Sausage 10+ lbs (out of Stock) $5.50/lb
Spare Ribs $6.00/lb
Baby Back Ribs $9.00/lb
Loin $7.50/lb
Tenderloin (out of stock) $10.00/lb
Liver, Heart $4.00/lb
Bacon $8.50/lb
Jowl Bacon $8.00/lb
Cottage Bacon $8.00/lb
Ham $7.50/lb
Pit Ham (Sliced Lunchmeat) $8.00/lb
Canadian Bacon $11.00/lb
Stew Meats
Lamb Bones, Beef Bones $2.00/lb
Pork Bones, Head $2.00/lb
Chicken Backs (out of stock) $2.00/lb
Stewing Hens (out of stock) $2.75/lb
Beef Stew Meat (out of stock) $6.50/lb
Lamb Stew Meat $10.00/lb
Chicken
Gizzards, Liver, (Heart out of stock) $2.00/lb
Whole Chickens (out of stock) $4.00/lb
Eggs $4.00/doz
*We will have our first batch of summer chickens available at the end of May.
Duck
Whole $6.00/lb (Seasonal Clearance $5.00/lb)
Eggs $5.00/doz
Turkey Whole $4.75/lb (Seasonal Clearance $4.00/lb)

The Roaring Mouse of Hart
It’s coffee time!  We are now serving freshly brewed pour-over coffee!
Fill a ceramic mug to enjoy as you shop, or get a to-go cup to keep you going through the morning.
A mug-full is $1 and the to-go cup is $3.
In the roaster this week:
         Bolivia Fair Trade Organic – a sweet rich cup with chocolate notes and a bright acidity. Very good with dessert.
         Ethiopia Sidama Fair Trade Organic – a complex cup with berry notes and a sweet finish. This is one of our favorites!
        Decaffinated Peru Fair Trade Organic – rich and sweet, with chocolate and caramel notes. A very delicious decaf! This coffee was decaffeinated using the Mountain Water Process. It is a natural, chemical free process which allows the bean to retain much of its unique flavor.
        Sumatra Fair Trade Organic – Bold, earthy, with a molasses sweetness and a light acidity. This is a limited supply and is only available by the ounce.
Come taste the fresh difference! Brewed samples will be available for all coffees!

We try not to roast too much extra in order to keep the coffee fresh every week.
Advance orders will ensure that we don’t run out of your favorite coffee before you get some!

Price is $1.10/ounce or volume discount $12/12 oz bag $16/16 oz bag
Contact us!
Call or text: (231)742-0229
Email: titus@theroaringmouse.com
Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee

September’s Herbs & Produce of Montague
Happy Mother’s Day!!!
Whats Blooming this week!!!
Mixed Ranunculus and Parrot Tulip Mixed Bouquets, colors include for the Parrot Tulips:
Deep Red
White and Green
Colors for the Ranunculus:
Gold
Cream
White
Pink
Salmon

*Straight ranunculus bunches may be available after the orders are filled.
French Tulips
White
Red
Greens from the Garden
Red Russian Kale
Spinach

Simply Soaps of Spring Lake
I’m sorry to be missing the market this Saturday, but will be back next Saturday.
See you all soon!

Meadow View Goat Dairy of Fremont
Note: We will be attending market the last Saturday of every month.

Sweetwater What’s New at the Market for Saturday May 2nd

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Flowers by September are back at the market!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00 noon
 Mercy Health Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.

We are a Bridge Card Market!

NOW OPEN EVERY SATURDAY from 9 to 12!

Attending this week’s market:

September’s Herbs & Produce of Montague

Happy Spring its great to be back!!

Whats Blooming this week!!

We are quite pleased to offer our Ranunculus this year!

Colors in bloom this week:

Rose, Gold and Cream

*Also we will have our large cup narcissus (daffodils) 

**Next week just in time for Mothers Day we will have our gorgeous Parrot and French tulips! (We’ll be taking pre-orders for Mother’s Day this week)

Greens from the Garden

Red Russian Kale

Red Leaf lettuce

Spinach

 September’s Herbs And Produce LLC

herbsandproduce@gmail.com

Cell (231) 557-9838

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery

We will be at market with a great assortment of baked goods as well as Leeks & Spinach!

See you tomorrow!

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia

Carrots. Yum.   
ON SALE:  BEEF HEART.  $2 PER LB.   
WE SHOULD HAVE A FULL SUPPLY OF MARKET BEEF FOR THIS SATURDAY.
We appreciate advance orders for beef.  Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, Porterhouse, TBone, NY Strip, RibEye, Sirloin
Braising Beef ~ Round and Swiss Steaks; Stew Meat
Roasts ~ Chuck,  English, Arm, Rolled Rump 
Lean Ground Beef
Short Ribs ~ One of the most flavorful cuts.  Google some recipes!  
Soup Bones – It’s time to make  Bone Broth.
Liver 
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 12 oz bags. Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or medium roast, full caf, half caf or decaf. 
ORGANIC OLIVE OIL, imported from Palestine by Higher Grounds.
 Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.

Maple Moon Farm of Shelby

This week we’ll be bringing

*OCEANA MIX a tender mix of baby tat soi, arugula, baby kale and baby mustards.  Perfect for stir fry, omletes, and our favorite-fresh sping rolls.

*BABY LETTUCE MIX

*GARLIC CHIVES

*SPINACH 

*RADISHES

We may just have a few other goodies from the hoops with us.

*BROTH BAGS

*DRIED HERBS

*WHOLE CAYENNE AND GEORGIA FLAME

*CRUSHED RED PEPPER

*LEEK POWDER (perfect for adding to dips and spreads)

*DRIED SLICED LEEKS 

*EGGS (our chickens are pastured and fed non-GMO grain)

*HERBAL TEAS 

*LIP BALM 

*HERBAL SALVES AND CREAMS

Our FarmFans receive special savings and sales.  Are you a FarmFan?  Ask us how.

1224 S.144th Ave 

Shelby, MI 49455

(231)861-2535

Check us out on Facebook

Funny Farm of Grant

Fresh Shitake mushrooms
Also:

Eggs from our mixed flock

Dried shiitake mushrooms

Dried sweet peppers

Pink Himalayan Sea salt

Black Hawaiian finishing salt

Asst dried herbs

Come see the new designs at Baubles by Barb.

Have something you’d like to have restrung or remade into a new piece?

Custom pieces using your beads, etc is available.

Apron Lady is at our booth! Come see her amazing array of patterns & apron designs for every occasion!

Interested in CSA? We’re signing up members this Saturday, ask us for an application!

Five Oaks Farm of Montague

We’ll have lots of eggs from our pastured flock fed greens & Certified Organic Layer Mix.

2014 CSA members – email fiveoakscsa@gmail.com and we’ll hold a dozen for you as part of your 2014 share.

Shady Side Farm of Holland

This week Mike will be at market with our certified organic beans, all harvested last fall, in the following varieties: 

Bean Medley – A mixture of all our beans that is great for soup.

Black Turtle – Common black bean with a thick skin and a meaty texture.

Black Valentine – Taste like kidney beans, great for salads, soups and dips.

Hutterite Soup – Comfort food, cook fast, creamy soup, baby food.

Jacob’s Cattle – Big and meaty, taste & texture of new potatoes, traditional baked beans, chili.

Jacob’s Cattle Gold – Hold shape w/ long cooking, soak up other flavors well, soups and stews.

October – Creamy, velvety smooth texture, nutty, sweet flavor, thin skin, soups or chili. 

Painted Lady – Slightly sweet bean, smooth, creamy texture, good in everything.

Pinto – Earthy flavor, great in Mexican cooking, falls apart under long cooking.

Zebra! – We cleaned beans for planting, and have extra Zebras! Smooth, creamy texture, full-bodied flavor, good all-purpose bean

Please let us know ahead of time if you’d like to order 5# bags of any one variety, so that we can pre-bag those and bring them along. 

Mike will have our certified organic non-GMO corn along in two different options:

Whole corn (for making masa) – 2# bags. If you want corn in larger amounts than just 2#, please email me. We will have the little packets of lime necessary for making the masa, as well. 

Freshly-ground corn meal – 2# bagsWe took our whole corn down to Windmill Island in Holland and had them grind corn meal for us. This stoneground meal is fresh, fresh, fresh!  

In addition, he will have Grassfield Farms organic raw aged cheeses along in the following flavors: 

Aged Cheddar – You asked, and we listened! A sharp cheddar, aged a year. Award-winning! 

Chili – Gouda with Red Chili flakes, this mild and creamy cheese has delightful spice without being too hot.

Country Dill – A house favorite, the dill herb in Gouda well represents the fresh grass that dominates the cows’ diet.

Crofters – This delicious cheese is aged 1 year with a medium sharp taste. The texture is dry and crumbly. Very similar to Parmesan.

Edam – A variety of Gouda made with skim milk: Elastic, yet firm, this flawless low fat cheese is our best melter, improving any dish.

Garlic & Onion – The most aromatic of herbs. Don’t be the only one in the room to eat this spiced Gouda or you soon will be.

Gouda – A traditional handmade cheese in keeping with West Michigan’s (and our family’s) Dutch culture.

Lamont Cheddar – A rare, natural rind English cheese, named for the Grand River’s first settlement near our farm.

Leyden – Originally from the Rhine Valley, now the Grand River Valley; cumin perfectly compliments this aged Dutch cheese.

Cheese Sticks – Want to try some cheese, but don’t need a whole 8 ounces? We’ll have a few cheese sticks along each week, in a variety of cheese types, for $2 each. 

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart

Greetings from Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery—

We are honored to bake for you and your family!  Because small good things matter.

OUR TEN WEEKLY VARIETIES

Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $5.50  

 Oceana Round  ( Rustic Italian country bread) $5.00 

 Third Coast Three Seed  (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $6.00

The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $5.50 

Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamom) $6.50 

Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $6.50

Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.75 

100% whole grain Kamut: Light and moist with a fruity flavor, a great loaf for folks with wheat sensitivities. $6.50 

Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00 

Pilgrim Rye: A German-style rye made with cracked rye berries and OG Spelt Flour.  (No wheat flour).  Slice it thin to enjoy this dark and hearty loaf.  $6.50 a loaf

SPECIALTY BREAD BAKE

Cheddar Peppercorn (Smooth Vermont Cheddar accompanied by tongue tingling organic black pepper).  Price $8.00 

Pumpernickel Rye (A new twist on an old Eastern European standard.  Cracked Rye and Caraway seed in a dark, chewy loaf) $6.00 

New!  Sesame Wheat (Toasted sesames in light wheat) $6.50

PASTRIES AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY 

 

Deep Mud Brownies Our brownies are made with extraordinary Callebaut dark chocolate, our own fresh eggs, and Michigan grown organic barley flour—they are amazing!!

$3.25 each 

 

Hilltoppers Cookies– Molasses Ginger cookies…A 4oz cookie sweetened with blackstrap molasses and bits of candied ginger)  $2.50 each

 

Mrs. Moose’s Whangdangdoodlers Chunks of Valrhona dark chocolate, OG walnuts, and real OG butter make this a cookie you’ll never forget.  $2.50 each

Our delicious scones are $2.50 each.

They are all made with organic butter, organic cream, and fresh local eggs!

Cranberry Orange Scones

Truly Ginger Scones

Michigan Cherry Scones

Blueberry Scones

Pecan Date Scones

BAKER’S DOZEN:  If you order 12 pastries you’ll receive a 13th pastry FREE! 

MOUNTAIN CRUNCH GRANOLA (Local Honey, almonds, OG oats, OG coconut oil, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, sea salt)  $8.00/pound 

LAUGHING TREE PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA (OG oats, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, all-natural Peanut butter, OG coconut oil, sea salt)  $8.00/pound

Hilde and Charlie Muller

Providence Family Farm

This week at Sweetwater, we have ORDER FORMS available to buy PORK by the HALF or WHOLE. If you are interested give us a call or talk to us at Market.
If you would like to reserve your order for Saturday’s Market just
email or call us 
(231) 689-0457 with your request and we will have it
ready for you to pick up.

BEEF
Bones

$2.00/lb

Hamburger
$5.75/lb
Hamburger Bulk 10+ lbs
$5.25/lb
Liver, Heart, Short Ribs, Kidney
$4.00/lb
1/3lb Hamburger Patties (4 pack)
$8.00/lb
Chuck Roast, English Roast, Cube Steak, Shank
$6.50/lb
Chuck Eye, Rib Steak, Kabobs, T-bone, Rolled Rump
$8.00/lb
Flat Iron, Skirt, Flank, Sirloin
$11.00/lb
Porterhouse Steak, Tenderloin
$13.00/lb

LAMB
Bones

$2.00/lb

Liver, Heart
$6.00/lb
Stew Meat

$10.00/lb

Leg Roast
$13.00/lb
Boneless Leg
$14.00/lb
Steaks, Spare Ribs
$11.00/lb
Chops
$13.00/lb
Rack
$15.00/lb

PORK
Bones, Head

$2.00/lb

Smoked Hock
$4.00/lb
Lard
$5.00/lb
Sausage Italian, (out of stock)
$6.00/lb
Bulk Sausage 10+ lbs (out of stock)
$5.50/lb
Spare Ribs
$6.00/lb
Baby Back Ribs
$9.00/lb
Loin
$7.50/lb
Tenderloin (out of stock)
$10.00/lb
Liver, Heart
$4.00/lb
Bacon
$8.50/lb
Jowl Bacon
$8.00/lb
Cottage Bacon
$8.00/lb
Ham
$7.50/lb
Pit Ham (Sliced Lunchmeat)
$8.00/lb
Canadian Bacon
$11.00/lb

CHICKEN
Eggs
$4.00/doz
*We will have our first batch of summer chickens available at the end of May.

DUCK
Whole
$6.00/lb (Seasonal Clearance $5.00/lb)
Eggs
$7.00/doz

Simply Soaps of Spring Lake

Mother’s Day is just around the corner and I’ve got the perfect gifts to pamper her with, Bath Salt Gift Sets ranging from $7-$22 in Peppermint, Lavender, Orange or Lemon! Did you know that Epsom Salt is not really salt at all, it’s the much needed mineral Magnesium and is a natural muscle relaxer. When you soak in a hot bath with Epsom Salts, magnesium is entering your bloodstream right through your skin and that’s why it’s so relaxing! So stop by and pick some up for Mom and hey, grab some for yourself too, it will feel like you’ve had a 30 min massage! The only problem you’ll have with this product is trying not to fall asleep in the tub! ;)

Time to get your 9 Essential Oils Insect Repellent that repels ticks, fleas, flies and mosquitoes! 

Products include: 
Body Wash: 
“Wide Awake”- Peppermint, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus and Rosemary essential oils 
“Peaceful Meadow”- Rose Geranium, Sage, Lemongrass & Rosemary essential oils 
“Sweet Whispers”- Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Tangerine & Lemon essential oils 
“Burst of Sunshine”- Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime & Lavender
“Nights in Tuscany”- Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Lavender & Orange essential oils (matching it to Simply Soaps sensual Tuscany Perfume!)
Bar Soaps: Peppermint & Tea Tree, Lavender, Orange, Four Thieves or Bare (no scent, no color)
Foaming Hand Soap: Peppermint or Citrus (Orange & Grapefruit)
Deodorant
Lip Balm
Lemon Sugar Scrub
Body Butter
Hydrating Lotion
Peppermint Toothpaste
Healing Clay
Cool Vapor Rub 
(New product similar to Vick’s but safe and healthy!)
Tuscany Perfume
Bath Salts & Fizz Set
: Peppermint or Lavender
Laundry Soap & Stain Stick
Freeze Spray 
(pain relief)
Heated Rice Bags: Peppermint, Lavender, Orange or Unscented
Insect Repellent (For people and pets)

$1 off! Did you know that when you bring me your bottles of Freeze, Body Wash or Insect Repellent I will refill them at the market for $1 off the price! Good for you and the planet!

 Samples of Tuscany Perfume, Body Butter, Healing Clay, Cool Vapor Rub, Freeze SprayLemon Sugar Scrub, Hydrating Lotion and Peppermint Toothpaste are available for you to try.

 Each product at Simply Soaps is created and manufactured without the use of chemicals, artificial ingredients or preservatives of any kind. The colors and scents used are from nature, essential oils and whenever possible are made from organic ingredients.

Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday!

Sweetwater What’s New at the Market for Saturday, April 25th

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                         Come get your FRESH & LOCAL Spring Greens!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, April 25th, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
We are a Bridge Card Market!
 NOW OPEN EVERY SATURDAY from 9 to 12!

Attending this week’s market:

Grandson’s Gardens of Spring Lake
This week we’ll bring from our hoophouse: spinach, salad mix and maybe baby kale! Along with greens we will also bring storage crops including beets, carrots, shallots, and potatoes.  All our veggies are grown organically and we are down to the last few pages of our organic certification paperwork.

Scholl Farm of Montague
Eggs:
Chicken $4.00/doz, $10.00/flat
Duck $9.00/doz, $5.00/half doz (very limited supply)
Goose $1.50/egg (very limited supply)
Herbs:
fresh chives $2.00/bag
fresh sage leaves $2.00/bag

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
PARSNIPS!  Planted last June, harvested this week. Carrots. Yum.
ON SALE:  BEEF HEART.  $2 PER LB.
WE SHOULD HAVE A FULL SUPPLY OF MARKET BEEF FOR THIS SATURDAY.
We appreciate advance orders for beef.  Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, Porterhouse, TBone, NY Strip, RibEye, Sirloin
Braising Beef ~ Round and Swiss Steaks; Stew Meat
Roasts ~ Chuck,  English, Arm, Rolled Rump
Lean Ground Beef
Leaner Ground Sirloin- JUST A SMALL AMT LEFT
Short Ribs ~ One of the most flavorful cuts.  Google some recipes!
Soup Bones – It’s time to make some rich beef stocks and Bone Broth.
Liver and Tongue
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 12 oz bags. Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or medium roast, full caf, half caf or decaf.
ORGANIC OLIVE OIL, imported from Palestine by Higher Grounds.
Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.

Maple Moon Farm of Shelby
This week we’ll be bringing
*BABY LETTUCE MIX
*ARUGULA
*SPINACH
*RADISHES
*BROTH BAGS
*DRIED HERBS
*WHOLE CAYENNE AND GEORGIA FLAME
*CRUSHED RED PEPPER
*LEEK POWDER (perfect for adding to dips and spreads)
*DRIED SLICED LEEKS
*EGGS (our chickens are pastured and fed non-GMO grain)
*HERBAL TEAS
*LIP BALM
*HERBAL SALVES AND CREAMS
Our FarmFans receive special savings and sales.  Are you a FarmFan?  Ask us how.
1224 S.144th Ave
Shelby, MI 49455
(231)861-2535
Check us out on Facebook

Funny Farm of Grant
NEW! Fresh Shitake mushrooms –  First of the season!
Also:
Eggs from our mixed flock
Dried shiitake mushrooms
Dried sweet peppers
Pink Himalayan Sea salt
Black Hawaiian finishing salt
Asst dried herbs
Come see the new designs at  Baubles by Barb.
Have something you’d like to have restrung or remade  into a new piece?
Custom pieces using your beads, etc is available.
Apron Lady is at our booth! Come see her amazing array of patterns & apron designs for every occasion!
Interested in CSA? We’re signing up members this Saturday, ask us for an application!

Five Oaks Farm of Montague
We’ll have lots of eggs from our pastured flock fed greens & Certified Organic Layer Mix.
2014 CSA members – email fiveoakscsa@gmail.com and we’ll hold a dozen for you as part of your 2014 share.

Shady Side Farm of Holland
This week I’ll be at market with our certified organic beans, all harvested last fall, in the following varieties:
Black Turtle – Common black bean with a thick skin and a meaty texture.
Black Valentine – Taste like kidney beans, great for salads, soups and dips.
Hutterite Soup – Comfort food, cook fast, creamy soup, baby food.
Jacob’s Cattle – Big and meaty, taste & texture of new potatoes, traditional baked beans, chili.
Jacob’s Cattle Gold – Hold shape w/ long cooking, soak up other flavors well, soups and stews.
October – (Almost gone–get them now!) Creamy, velvety smooth texture, nutty, sweet flavor, thin skin, soups or chili.
Painted Lady – Slightly sweet bean, smooth, creamy texture, good in everything.
Pinto – Earthy flavor, great in Mexican cooking, falls apart under long cooking.
Please let me know ahead of time if you’d like to order 5# bags of any one variety, so that I can pre-bag those and bring them along.

I will have our certified organic non-GMO corn along in two different options:
Whole corn (for making masa) – 2# bags. If you want corn in larger amounts than just 2#, please email me. I will have the little packets of lime necessary for making the masa, as well.
Freshly-ground corn meal – 2# bagsWe took our whole corn down to Windmill Island in Holland and had them grind corn meal for us. This stoneground meal is fresh, fresh, fresh!

In addition, I’ll have Grassfield Farms organic raw aged cheeses along in the following flavors:
Aged Cheddar – You asked, and we listened! A sharp cheddar, aged a year. Award-winning!
Chili – Gouda with Red Chili flakes, this mild and creamy cheese has delightful spice without being too hot.
Country Dill – A house favorite, the dill herb in Gouda well represents the fresh grass that dominates the cows’ diet.
Crofters – This delicious cheese is aged 1 year with a medium sharp taste. The texture is dry and crumbly. Very similar to Parmesan.
Edam – A variety of Gouda made with skim milk: Elastic, yet firm, this flawless low fat cheese is our best melter, improving any dish.
Garlic & Onion – The most aromatic of herbs. Don’t be the only one in the room to eat this spiced Gouda or you soon will be.
Gouda – A traditional handmade cheese in keeping with West Michigan’s (and our family’s) Dutch culture.
Lamont Cheddar – A rare, natural rind English cheese, named for the Grand River’s first settlement near our farm.
Leyden – Originally from the Rhine Valley, now the Grand River Valley; cumin perfectly compliments this aged Dutch cheese.
Polkton Corners – The centuries-old name for the Grassfields farmland; this original semi-soft creamy offering is mouth-watering at room temperature.
Cheese Sticks – Want to try some cheese, but don’t need a whole 8 ounces? I’ll have a few cheese sticks along each week, in a variety of cheese types, for $2 each.
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Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery—
We are honored to bake for you and your family!  Because small good things matter.
OUR TEN WEEKLY VARIETIES
Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $5.50
 Oceana Round  ( Rustic Italian country bread) $5.00
 Third Coast Three Seed  (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $6.00
The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $5.50
Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamom) $6.50
Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $6.50
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.75
100% whole grain Kamut: Light and moist with a fruity flavor, a great loaf for folks with wheat sensitivities. $6.50
Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00
Pilgrim Rye: A German-style rye made with cracked rye berries and OG Spelt Flour.  (No wheat flour).  Slice it thin to enjoy this dark and hearty loaf.  $6.50 a loaf
SPECIALTY BREAD BAKE SCHEDULE
Hazel Road Rustic:  An old-time New England bread made with organic cornmeal (Michigan grown), rye, and blackstrap molasses.  A bread with a slightly sweet, complex flavor.  Great for french toast or slathered with jam.  $6.00 a loaf.
Chili Cheddar   Locally-grown, pickled jalapeno peppers coupled with tangy cheddar cheese makes for great flavor with a little kick.  Fresh or toasted, great as an accompaniment to soup or chili.  $8.00
PASTRIES AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY 
Deep Mud Brownies Our brownies are made with extraordinary Callebaut dark chocolate, our own fresh eggs, and Michigan grown organic barley flour—they are amazing!!
$3.25 each
Tree Huggers  The one and only quarter pound peanut-buttery original with OG dark chocolate chips.  Sweetened with local maple and honey.  $2.50 each
Pecan Maple Oaties  Made with OG rolled oats, real Michigan Maple Syrup, Pecans, and organic raisins 2.50 each
Our delicious scones are $2.50 each.
They are all made with organic butter, organic cream, and fresh local eggs!
Cranberry Orange Scones
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
                Currant Scones
                Lovely Lemon Scones
BAKER’S DOZEN:  If you order 12 pastries you’ll receive a 13th pastry FREE! 
MOUNTAIN CRUNCH GRANOLA (Local Honey, almonds, OG oats, OG coconut oil, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, sea salt)  $8.00/pound
LAUGHING TREE PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA (OG oats, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, all-natural Peanut butter, OG coconut oil, sea salt)  $8.00/pound

Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery

Providence Family Farm
Our BACON is in!!!!  We now have Bacon, Jowl Bacon, Canadian Bacon,
Cottage Bacon, and Hams.

If you would like to reserve your order for market on Saturday just
email or call us (231) 689-0457 with your request and we will have it
ready for you to pick up.

Beef
Hamburger $5.75/lb
Hamburger Bulk 10+ lbs $5.25/lb
Liver, Heart, Short Ribs, Kidney $4.00/lb
1/3lb Hamburger Patties (4 pack) $8.00/lb
Brisket, Chuck Roast, English Roast (out of stock), Cube Steak, Shank $6.50/lb
Chuck Eye, Rib Steak, Kabobs, T-bone, Rolled Rump $8.00/lb
Flat Iron (out of stock), Skirt, Flank (out of stock), Sirloin $11.00/lb
Porterhouse Steak, Tenderloin $13.00/lb

Lamb
Liver, Heart $6.00/lb
Shank (out of stock) $9.00/lb
Leg Roast $13.00/lb
Boneless Leg $14.00/lb
Steaks, Spare Ribs $11.00/lb
Chops $13.00/lb
Rack $15.00/lb

Pork
Smoked Hock $4.00/lb
Lard $5.00/lb
Sausage Italian, (Breakfast out of Stock) $6.00/lb
Bulk Sausage 10+ lbs (out of Stock) $5.50/lb
Spare Ribs $6.00/lb
Baby Back Ribs $9.00/lb
Loin $7.50/lb
Tenderloin (out of stock) $10.00/lb
Liver, Heart $4.00/lb
Bacon $8.50/lb
Jowl Bacon $8.00/lb
Cottage Bacon $8.00/lb
Ham $7.50/lb
Pit Ham (Sliced Lunchmeat) $8.00/lb
Canadian Bacon $11.00/lb

Stew Meats
Lamb Bones, Beef Bones $2.00/lb
Pork Bones, Head $2.00/lb
Chicken Backs (out of stock) $2.00/lb
Stewing Hens (out of stock) $2.75/lb
Beef Stew Meat (out of stock) $6.50/lb
Lamb Stew Meat $10.00/lb
Chicken
Gizzards, Liver, (Heart out of stock) $2.00/lb
Whole Chickens (out of stock) $4.00/lb
Eggs $4.00/doz
*We will have our first batch of summer chickens available at the end of May.

Duck
Whole $6.00/lb (Seasonal Clearance $5.00/lb)
Eggs $5.00/doz
Turkey Whole $4.75/lb (Seasonal Clearance $4.00/lb)

The Roaring Mouse of Hart
It’s coffee time! We have a unique coffee from Sumatra in a limited
supply again this week! If you want to try something new, come early
before it is gone. We will not be at market next Saturday, May 2nd, so
stock up this week.
In the roaster this week:

•       Bolivia Fair Trade Organic – a sweet rich cup with chocolate notes.
Very good with dessert.
•       Ethiopia Sidama Fair Trade Organic – a complex cup with berry notes
and a sweet finish. This is one of our favorites!
•       Decaffinated Peru Fair Trade Organic – rich and sweet, with
chocolate and caramel notes. A very delicious decaf! This coffee was
decaffeinated using the Mountain Water Process. It is a natural,
chemical free process which allows the bean to retain much of its
unique flavor.
•       Sumatra Fair Trade Organic – Bold, earthy, with a molasses sweetness
and a light acidity. This is a limited supply and is only available by
the ounce.

Come taste the fresh difference! Brewed samples will be available for
all coffees!
We try not to roast too much extra in order to keep the coffee fresh
every week. Advance orders will ensure that we don’t run out of your
favorite coffee before you get some!

Like us on Facebook for updates! www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee

Price is $1.10/ounce or volume discount $12/12 oz bag $16/16 oz bag

call or text: (231)742-0229
email: titus@theroaringmouse.com
Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee

Simply Soaps of Spring Lake
$1 off! Did you know that when you bring me your bottles of Freeze, Body Wash or Insect Repellent I will refill them at the market for $1 off the price! Good for you and the planet!

I have a couple of awesome New Products for you to try!

Hydrating Lotion~  A silky white blend of Filtered Water, Mango & Shea Butters, Emulsifying Wax, Vegetable Glycerin, Almond Oil, Vitamin E, Lavender, Camphor & Peppermint Essential Oils & Colloidal Silver. (I take this when I get a massage and have them use it instead of the chemically laden lotion. Remember: Everything on your skin is going directly into your bloodstream!) $10

Peppermint Toothpaste~ “Black is the new White” as this powerful “Black” toothpaste whitens your teeth and supports your mouth’s overall health! This Bentonite Clay based toothpaste also contains Xylitol, Activated Charcoal (whitens), Black Walnut (strengthens enamel) & Peppermint Essential Oil. $9

Also, I’ll start bringing the fabulous 9 Essential Oils Insect Repellent that repels ticks, fleas, flies and mosquitoes!

Products include:
Body Wash:
“Wide Awake”- 
Peppermint, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus and Rosemary essential oils
“Peaceful Meadow”- Rose Geranium, Sage, Lemongrass & Rosemary essential oils
“Sweet Whispers”- Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Tangerine & Lemon essential oils
“Burst of Sunshine”- Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime & Lavender
“Nights in Tuscany”- Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Lavender & Orange essential oils (matching it to Simply Soaps sensual Tuscany Perfume!)
Bar Soaps: Peppermint & Tea Tree, Lavender, Orange, Four Thieves or Bare (no scent, no color)

Foaming Hand Soap: Peppermint or Citrus (Orange & Grapefruit)
Deodorant
Lip Balm
Lemon Sugar Scrub
Body Butter
Hydrating Lotion
Peppermint Toothpaste
Healing Clay
Cool Vapor Rub 
(New product similar to Vick’s but safe and healthy!)
Tuscany Perfume
Bath Salts & Fizz Set
: Peppermint or Lavender
Laundry Soap & Stain Stick
Freeze Spray 
(pain relief)
Heated Rice Bags: Peppermint, Lavender, Orange or Unscented
Insect Repellent (For people and pets)

Samples of Tuscany Perfume, Body Butter, Healing Clay, Cool Vapor Rub, Freeze SprayLemon Sugar Scrub, Hydrating Lotion and Peppermint Toothpaste are available for you to try.

Each product at Simply Soaps is created and manufactured without the use of chemicals, artificial ingredients or preservatives of any kind. The colors and scents used are from nature, essential oils and whenever possible are made from organic ingredients.

Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday!

Meadow View Goat Dairy of Fremont
Cherry Vanilla Chevre is our newest addition to our spreadable Chevres. We think you’ll like this one, especially good on a morning bagel!
Chevreʹ  Fresh chevre with a nice spreading consistency, perfect for sandwich toppings and cooking. Cherry Capital Foods of Traverse City says  ” The chèvre produced by Meadow View has a pitch perfect acidity on the palate that becomes gently sweet and milky with a grassy note on the finish.”
Seasoned Chevreʹ                                                    
Our fresh Chevre available in your favorite flavorings: Blueberry Vanilla (great on a morning bagel!) Hickory-smoked bacon Bits, Garlic, Italian Herb, & Hot Pepper
Feta                                                                                       
A smooth and creamy feta which is low in salt and rich in fresh goat milk flavor. The brining process gives feta cheese a salty, tangy flavor and a crumbly consistency. Feta cheese can be served as a table cheese, used in baking savory dishes, or served as an appetizer or in salads. The classic Greek salad is made with Feta cheese. In crumbles or cubes for easy slicing.
Tomme de Fremont                                     
Our first aged cheese is quickly becoming a customer favorite! Developed from a French recipe, Tomme is a lower fat mold ripened cheese, aged at least 60 days. This gives the cheese a stronger flavor & firmer texture than the fresh Chevres, perfect for slicing.
Dutch Kase                                                               
A Meadow View Dairy original! If you are looking for a nicely aged but milder version of our Tomme, this is the cheese for you. Vacuum sealed without mold and aged at least 60 days.
Marco Similar to Dutch Kase but pasteurized and vacuum sealed, it comes in Pepper, Sage, Italian & Garlic.
Other items from our farm:
We’ll also have eggs from our free-range, GMO-free flock.
Note: We will be attending market the last Saturday of every month.

Sweetwater What’s New at the Market for Saturday April 18th

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Fresh Shitake Mushrooms at Funny Farm booth this Saturday!

Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, April 18th, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
We are a Bridge Card Market!
HAPPY SPRING!
NOW OPEN EVERY SATURDAY from 9 to 12!Attending this week’s market:

Grandson’s Gardens of Spring Lake
Jen and Russ from Grandson’s Gardens in West Olive will be back this week!
From Jen:
It has been a while since we have been market vendors at Sweetwater.  We cut back on farmer’s markets the last few years when we had babies in the house but now our boys are getting big and quickly becoming little farm helpers.  This will be our 8th year with a CSA program and are also expanding our gardens and hope to have enough extra veggies this season to bring some to market.  Our hoop-house survived all the storms so far and is loaded with beautiful spinach and the lettuce mix and kale are getting close.  Along with greens we will also bring storage crops including beets, carrots, shallots, and potatoes.  All our veggies are grown organically and we are down to the last few pages of our organic certification paperwork.

Scholl Farm of Montague
Frozen whole chicken  $4.00/lb
Eggs
Chicken  $4.00/doz,, $10.00/flat (2.5 doz.)
Turkey $1.00/egg
Duck  $9.00/doz.
Goose  $1.50/egg

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
PARSNIPS!  Planted last June, harvested this week. Yum. Cabbages and potatoes.
ON SALE:  BEEF HEART.  $2 PER LB.
WE SHOULD HAVE A FULL SUPPLY OF MARKET BEEF FOR THIS SATURDAY.
We appreciate advance orders for beef.  Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, Porterhouse, TBone, NY Strip, RibEye, Sirloin
Braising Beef ~ Round and Swiss Steaks; Stew Meat
Roasts ~ Chuck,  English, Arm, Rolled Rump
Lean Ground Beef
Leaner Ground Sirloin
Short Ribs ~ One of the most flavorful cuts.  Google some recipes!
Soup Bones – It’s time to make some rich beef stocks and Bone Broth.
Tongue
HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 12 oz bags. Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or medium roast, full caf, half caf or decaf.
ORGANIC OLIVE OIL, imported from Palestine by Higher Grounds.
Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.

Maple Moon Farm of Shelby

This week we’ll be bringing
*KALE
*ARUGULA
*SCALLIONS
*EARLY SPRING SPINACH
*FRESH CILANTRO
*BROTH BAGS
*DRIED HERBS
*WHOLE CAYENNE AND GEORGIA FLAME
*CRUSHED RED PEPPER
*LEEK POWDER (perfect for adding to dips and spreads)
*DRIED SLICED LEEKS
*EGGS (our chickens are pastured and fed non-GMO grain)
*HERBAL TEAS
*LIP BALM
*HERBAL SALVES AND CREAMS

Our FarmFans receive special savings and sales.  Are you a FarmFan?  Ask us how.
1224 S.144th Ave
Shelby, MI 49455
(231)861-2535
Check us out on Facebook

Funny Farm of Grant
NEW! Fresh Shitake mushrooms –  First of the season!
Also:
Eggs from our mixed flock
Dried shiitake mushrooms
Dried sweet peppers
Pink Himalayan Sea salt
Black Hawaiian finishing salt
Asst dried herbs
Come see the new designs at  Baubles by Barb.
Have something you’d like to have restrung or remade  into a new piece?
Custom pieces using your beads, etc is available.
Apron Lady is at our booth! Come see her amazing array of patterns & apron designs for every occasion!
Interested in CSA? We’re signing up members this Saturday, ask us for an application!

Five Oaks Farm of Montague
We’ll have lots of eggs from our pastured flock fed greens & Certified Organic Layer Mix.

Shady Side Farm of Holland
This week I’ll be at market with our certified organic beans, all harvested last fall, in the following varieties:
Black Turtle – Common black bean with a thick skin and a meaty texture.
Black Valentine – Taste like kidney beans, great for salads, soups and dips.
Hidatsa Red – (Almost gone–get them now!) Slight nutty taste, use in chili or red beans and rice.
Hutterite Soup – Comfort food, cook fast, creamy soup, baby food.
Jacob’s Cattle – Big and meaty, taste & texture of new potatoes, traditional baked beans, chili.
Jacob’s Cattle Gold – Hold shape w/ long cooking, soak up other flavors well, soups and stews.
October – (Almost gone–get them now!) Creamy, velvety smooth texture, nutty, sweet flavor, thin skin, soups or chili.
Painted Lady – Slightly sweet bean, smooth, creamy texture, good in everything.
Pinto – Earthy flavor, great in Mexican cooking, falls apart under long cooking.
Please let me know ahead of time if you’d like to order 5# bags of any one variety, so that I can pre-bag those and bring them along.

I will have our certified organic non-GMO corn along in two different options:
Whole corn (for making masa) – 2# bags. If you want corn in larger amounts than just 2#, please email me. I will have the little packets of lime necessary for making the masa, as well.
Freshly-ground corn meal – 2# bags. We took our whole corn down to Windmill Island in Holland and had them grind corn meal for us. This stoneground meal is fresh, fresh, fresh!

In addition, I’ll have Grassfield Farms organic raw aged cheeses along in the following flavors:
Aged Cheddar – You asked, and we listened! A sharp cheddar, aged a year. Award-winning!
Chili – Gouda with Red Chili flakes, this mild and creamy cheese has delightful spice without being too hot.
Country Dill – A house favorite, the dill herb in Gouda well represents the fresh grass that dominates the cows’ diet.
Crofters – This delicious cheese is aged 1 year with a medium sharp taste. The texture is dry and crumbly. Very similar to Parmesan.
Edam – A variety of Gouda made with skim milk: Elastic, yet firm, this flawless low fat cheese is our best melter, improving any dish.
Garlic & Onion – The most aromatic of herbs. Don’t be the only one in the room to eat this spiced Gouda or you soon will be.
Gouda – A traditional handmade cheese in keeping with West Michigan’s (and our family’s) Dutch culture.
Lamont Cheddar – A rare, natural rind English cheese, named for the Grand River’s first settlement near our farm.
Leyden – Originally from the Rhine Valley, now the Grand River Valley; cumin perfectly compliments this aged Dutch cheese.
Polkton Corners – The centuries-old name for the Grassfields farmland; this original semi-soft creamy offering is mouth-watering at room temperature.
Cheese Sticks – Want to try some cheese, but don’t need a whole 8 ounces? I’ll have a few cheese sticks along each week, in a variety of cheese types, for $2 each.

If there is anything woolly that you are interested in, it doesn’t hurt to shoot me an email. Now that the weather is getting nicer, I will not be bringing along wool goods on a regular basis.
Lona

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
New! Spring Ramps are here!
Hoop House offerings- Spinach will be available for the next couple weeks.
Pasture Raised Meat and Eggs
Fresh eggs from happy chickens will be available.
Pastured Pork
Pork chops, limited bacon, and hams available.
Pastured Chicken
Whole birds available.
Grass-fed Lamb
Selected cuts available
Bakery Offerings
A selection of Paleo muffins, cookies, and breakfast cookies made with almond and coconut flour.
Variety of our regular and gluten free breakfast cookies.
Try our delicious Fresh quiches ! reg. and gluten free
New! Carrot Cake reg. and gluten free made with our fresh carrots.
Hope to see you there.  Timothy is still quite busy shearing sheep these days.  He will return soon.

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery!
We are honored to bake for you and your family!  Because small good things matter.
OUR TEN WEEKLY VARIETIES
Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $5.50
 Oceana Round  ( Rustic Italian country bread) $5.00
 Third Coast Three Seed  (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $6.00
The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $5.50
Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamom) $6.50
Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $6.50
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.75
100% whole grain Kamut: Light and moist with a fruity flavor, a great loaf for folks with wheat sensitivities. $6.50
Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00
Pilgrim Rye: A German-style rye made with cracked rye berries and OG Spelt Flour.  (No wheat flour).  Slice it thin to enjoy this dark and hearty loaf.  $6.50 a loaf
SPECIALTY BREAD BAKE SCHEDULE
Hazel Road Rustic:  An old-time New England bread made with organic cornmeal (Michigan grown), rye, and blackstrap molasses.  A bread with a slightly sweet, complex flavor.  Great for french toast or slathered with jam.  $6.00 a loaf.
Cheddar Peppercorn (Smooth Vermont Cheddar accompanied by tongue tingling black pepper).  Price $8.00
PASTRIES AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY 
Deep Mud Brownies Our brownies are made with extraordinary Callebaut dark chocolate, our own fresh eggs, and Michigan grown organic barley flour—they are amazing!!
$3.25 each
Hilltoppers Cookies– Molasses Ginger cookies…A 4oz cookie sweetened with golden molasses and bits of candied ginger)  $2.50 each
Mrs. Moose’s Whangdangdoodlers Chunks of Valrhona dark chocolate, OG walnuts, and real OG butter make this a cookie you’ll never forget.  $2.50 each
Our delicious scones are $2.50 each.
They are all made with organic butter, organic cream, and fresh local eggs!
Cranberry Orange Scones
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
Pecan Date Scone
Blueberry Scones
BAKER’S DOZEN:  If you order 12 pastries you’ll receive a 13th pastry FREE! 
MOUNTAIN CRUNCH GRANOLA (Local Honey, almonds, OG oats, OG coconut oil, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, sea salt)  $8.00/pound
LAUGHING TREE PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA (OG oats, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, all-natural Peanut butter, OG coconut oil, sea salt)  $8.00/pound
with jam.  $6.00 a loaf.
We are honored to bake for you and your family!  Because small good things matter.

Hilde and Charlie Muller
Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery

Provision Family Farm
Our BACON is in!!!!  We now have Bacon, Jowl Bacon, Canadian Bacon, Cottage Bacon, and Hams.
If you would like to reserve your order for market on Saturday just email or call us (231) 689-0457 with your request and we will have it ready for you to pick up.

Beef
·            Hamburger
$5.75/lb
·            Hamburger Bulk 10+ lbs
$5.25/lb
·            Liver, Heart, Short Ribs, Kidney
$4.00/lb
·            1/3lb Hamburger Patties (4 pack)
$8.00/ea
·            Brisket, Chuck Roast, English Roast (out of stock), Cube Steak, Shank                                              $6.50/lb
·           Chuck Eye, Rib Steak, Kabobs, T-bone, Rolled Rump
$8.00/lb
Flat Iron (out of stock), Skirt, Flank (out of stock), Sirloin
$11.00/lb
·           Porterhouse Steak, Tenderloin                                                                                                               $13.00/lb
Lamb
·            Liver, Heart
$6.00/lb
·            Shank
$9.00/lb
·            Leg Roast
$13.00/lb
·            Boneless Leg
$14.00/lb
·            Steaks, Spare Ribs
$11.00/lb
·            Chops
$13.00/lb
·            Rack
$15.00/lb
Pork
·             Smoked Hock
$4.00/lb
Lard
$5.00/lb
·            Sausage Italian, (Breakfast out of Stock)
$6.00/lb
·            Bulk Sausage 10+ lbs (out of Stock)
$5.50/lb
·            Spare Ribs
$6.00/lb
·            Baby Back Ribs
$9.00/lb
Loin
$7.50/lb
·            Tenderloin (out of stock)
$10.00/lb
·            Liver, Heart
$4.00/lb
Bacon
$8.50/lb
Jowl Bacon
$8.00/lb
Cottage Bacon
$8.00/lb
Ham
$7.50/lb
Pit Ham (Sliced Lunchmeat)
$8.00/lb
Canadian Bacon
$11.00/lb

Stew Meats
·            Lamb Bones, Beef Bones
$2.00/lb
·            Pork Bones, Head
$2.00/lb
·            Chicken Backs (out of stock)                                                                                                               $2.00/lb
·            Stewing Hens (out of stock)                                                                                    $2.75/lb
·            Beef Stew Meat (out of stock)                                                                                                              $6.50/lb
·            Lamb Stew Meat
$10.00/lb
Chicken
·           Gizzards, Liver, (Heart out of stock)
$2.00/lb
Whole Chickens (out of stock)
$4.00/lb
Eggs
$4.00/doz
*We will have our first batch of summer chickens available at the end of May.

Duck
·            Whole
$6.00/lb (Seasonal Clearance $5.00/lb)
Eggs
$5.00/doz
Turkey
·           Whole
$4.75/lb (Seasonal Clearance $4.00/lb)
The Roaring Mouse of Hart
It’s coffee time! We have a unique coffee from Sumatra in a limited
supply again this week! If you want to try something new, come early
before it is gone. This will be the last week for the Mexico coffee.
If you want some come early! We only have a little bit left!

In the roaster this week:

•       Bolivia Fair Trade Organic – a sweet rich cup with chocolate notes.
Very good with dessert.
•       Ethiopia Sidama Fair Trade Organic – a complex cup with berry notes
and a sweet finish. This is one of our favorites!
•       Mexico Terruño Nayarita Organic – a bright, rich cup with caramel
notes and a sweet finish. This is another great cup from a group of
small farmers in Mexico. It is claimed to be the best coffee in
Mexico, and the farmers get a high price for the quality.
•       Decaffinated Peru Fair Trade Organic – rich and sweet, with
chocolate and caramel notes. A very delicious decaf! This coffee was
decaffeinated using the Mountain Water Process. It is a natural,
chemical free process which allows the bean to retain much of its
unique flavor.
•       Sumatra Fair Trade Organic – Bold, earthy, with a molasses sweetness
and a light acidity. This is a limited supply and is only available by
the ounce.

Come taste the fresh difference! Brewed samples will be available for
all coffees!
We try not to roast too much extra in order to keep the coffee fresh
every week. Advance orders will ensure that we don’t run out of your
favorite coffee before you get some!

Like us on Facebook for updates! www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee

Price is $1.10/ounce or volume discount $12/12 oz bag $16/16 oz bag

call or text: (231)742-0229
email: titus@theroaringmouse.com
Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee

Simply Soaps of Spring Lake
I’m back in town and anxious to get back to the market and see ya’ll! (Forgive me, I was in Texas all Winter!)

I have a couple of awesome New Products for you to try!

Hydrating Lotion~  A silky white blend of Filtered Water, Mango & Shea Butters, Emulsifying Wax, Vegetable Glycerin, Almond Oil, Vitamin E, Lavender, Camphor & Peppermint Essential Oils & Colloidal Silver. (I take this when I get a massage and have them use it instead of the chemically laden lotion. Remember: Everything on your skin is going directly into your bloodstream!) $10

Peppermint Toothpaste~ “Black is the new White” as this powerful “Black” toothpaste whitens your teeth and supports your mouth’s overall health! This Bentonite Clay based toothpaste also contains Xylitol, Activated Charcoal (whitens), Black Walnut (strengthens enamel) & Peppermint Essential Oil. $9

Also, I’ll start bringing the fabulous 9 Essential Oils Insect Repellent that repels ticks, fleas, flies and mosquitoes!

Products include:
Body Wash:
“Wide Awake”-
Peppermint, Tea Tree, Eucalyptus and Rosemary essential oils
“Peaceful Meadow”- Rose Geranium, Sage, Lemongrass & Rosemary essential oils
“Sweet Whispers”- Ylang Ylang, Lavender, Tangerine & Lemon essential oils
“Burst of Sunshine”- Orange, Grapefruit, Lemon, Lime & Lavender
“Nights in Tuscany”- Patchouli, Ylang Ylang, Lavender & Orange essential oils (matching it to Simply Soaps sensual Tuscany Perfume!)
Bar Soaps: Peppermint & Tea Tree, Lavender, Orange, Four Thieves or Bare (no scent, no color)

Foaming Hand Soap: Peppermint or Citrus (Orange & Grapefruit)
Deodorant
Lip Balm
Lemon Sugar Scrub
Body Butter
Hydrating Lotion
Peppermint Toothpaste
Healing Clay
Cool Vapor Rub
(New product similar to Vick’s but safe and healthy!)
Tuscany Perfume
Bath Salts & Fizz Set
: Peppermint or Lavender
Laundry Soap & Stain Stick
Freeze Spray
(pain relief)
Heated Rice Bags: Peppermint, Lavender, Orange or Unscented
Insect Repellent (For people and pets)

Samples of Tuscany Perfume, Body Butter, Healing Clay, Cool Vapor Rub, Freeze Spray, Lemon Sugar Scrub, Hydrating Lotion and Peppermint Toothpaste are available for you to try.

Each product at Simply Soaps is created and manufactured without the use of chemicals, artificial ingredients or preservatives of any kind. The colors and scents used are from nature, essential oils and whenever possible are made from organic ingredients.

Looking forward to seeing you on Saturday!

Meadow View Goat Dairy of Fremont
Note: We will be attending market the last Saturday of every month.

Sweetwater What’s New at the Market Saturday April 11th

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Sweetwater Local Foods Market
Saturday, April 11th, 2015, 9:00am to 12:00 noon
Mercy Health Lakes Campus
On 6401 Harvey St. at US31/Pontaluna Rd. Exit. 1st Bldg North of Pontaluna Rd.
We are a Bridge Card Market!
HAPPY SPRING!
NOW OPEN EVERY SATURDAY from 9 to 12!

Attending this week’s market:

Earthscape Farm of Hesperia
We will try to prep some veggies for this week’s market:  Cabbages, onions, potatoes.
We appreciate advance orders for beef.  Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.
WE SHOULD HAVE A FULL SUPPLY OF MARKET BEEF FOR THIS SATURDAY:
Grilling Steaks ~ Tenderloin, Porterhouse, TBone, NY Strip, RibEye, Sirloin
Braising Beef ~ Round and Swiss Steaks; Stew Meat
Roasts ~ Chuck,  English, Arm
Lean Ground Beef
Leaner Ground Sirloin
Short Ribs ~ One of the most flavorful cuts.  Google some recipes!
Soup Bones & Oxtail – It’s time to make some rich beef stocks and Bone Broth.
Liver, Heart and Tongue
NEW SHIPMENT: HIGHER GROUNDS COFFEE in 12 oz bags. Certified organic, Fair Trade. Various types, beans or ground, dark or medium roast, full caf, half caf or decaf.
ORGANIC OLIVE OIL, imported from Palestine by Higher Grounds.
Email earthscapefarm@gmail.com or call 231-861-2234 by Friday 6pm.

Maple Moon Farm of Shelby
This week we’ll be bringing
*EARLY SPRING SPINACH
*CARROTS
*BROTH BAGS
*DRIED HERBS
*WHOLE CAYENNE AND GEORGIA FLAME
*CRUSHED RED PEPPER
*LEEK POWDER (perfect for adding to dips and spreads)
*DRIED SLICED LEEKS
*EGGS (our chickens are pastured and fed non-GMO grain)
*HERBAL TEAS
*LIP BALM
*HERBAL SALVES AND CREAMS

Our FarmFans receive special savings and sales.  Are you a FarmFan?  Ask us how.
1224 S.144th Ave
Shelby, MI 49455
(231)861-2535
Check us out on Facebook

Kasza Sugar Bush
Stop by our booth and check out our newest addition to our line-up: Maple Munch Granola! Great as a cereal, snack, on yogurt, on ice cream and much more!!
We’ll also have our full assortment of maple syrups.
Funny Farm of Grant
Interested in CSA? We’re signing up members this Saturday, ask us for an application!
Jim has been busy in his woodworking  shop, assembling lots of new projects. Come see his cutting boards and small boxes made  from locally sourced hardwoods and highlighted with beautiful exotic  woods.
Every piece is unique and individual. New projects nearly every day.
We will have
Eggs from our mixed flock
Dried shiitake mushrooms
Dried onions
Dried sweet peppers
Pink Himalayan Sea salt
Black Hawaiian finishing salt
Asst dried herbs
Barb has been busy in her workshop, too.
Come see the new designs at  Baubles by Barb.
Have something you’d like to have restrung or remade  into a new piece?
Custom pieces using your beads, etc is available.
Apron Lady is at our booth! Come see her amazing array of patterns & apron designs for every occasion!

Shady Side Farm of Holland
This week I’ll be at market with our certified organic beans, all harvested last fall, in the following varieties:

Black Turtle – Common black bean with a thick skin and a meaty texture.
Black Valentine – Taste like kidney beans, great for salads, soups and dips.
Hidatsa Red – (Almost gone–get them now!) Slight nutty taste, use in chili or red beans and rice.
Hutterite Soup – Comfort food, cook fast, creamy soup, baby food.
Jacob’s Cattle – Big and meaty, taste & texture of new potatoes, traditional baked beans, chili.
Jacob’s Cattle Gold – Hold shape w/ long cooking, soak up other flavors well, soups and stews.
October – (Almost gone–get them now!) Creamy, velvety smooth texture, nutty, sweet flavor, thin skin, soups or chili.
Painted Lady – Slightly sweet bean, smooth, creamy texture, good in everything.
Pinto – Earthy flavor, great in Mexican cooking, falls apart under long cooking.
Please let me know ahead of time if you’d like to order 5# bags of any one variety, so that I can pre-bag those and bring them along.

I will have our certified organic non-GMO corn along in two different options:

Whole corn (for making masa) – 2# bags. If you want corn in larger amounts than just 2#, please email me. I will have the little packets of lime necessary for making the masa, as well.
Freshly-ground corn meal – 2# bags. We took our whole corn down to Windmill Island in Holland and had them grind corn meal for us. This stoneground meal is fresh, fresh, fresh!

In addition, I’ll have Grassfield Farms organic raw aged cheeses along in the following flavors:

Aged Cheddar – You asked, and we listened! A sharp cheddar, aged a year. Award-winning!
Chili – Gouda with Red Chili flakes, this mild and creamy cheese has delightful spice without being too hot.
Country Dill – A house favorite, the dill herb in Gouda well represents the fresh grass that dominates the cows’ diet.
Crofters – This delicious cheese is aged 1 year with a medium sharp taste. The texture is dry and crumbly. Very similar to Parmesan.
Edam – A variety of Gouda made with skim milk: Elastic, yet firm, this flawless low fat cheese is our best melter, improving any dish.
Garlic & Onion – The most aromatic of herbs. Don’t be the only one in the room to eat this spiced Gouda or you soon will be.
Gouda – A traditional handmade cheese in keeping with West Michigan’s (and our family’s) Dutch culture.
Lamont Cheddar – A rare, natural rind English cheese, named for the Grand River’s first settlement near our farm.
Leyden – Originally from the Rhine Valley, now the Grand River Valley; cumin perfectly compliments this aged Dutch cheese.
Polkton Corners – The centuries-old name for the Grassfields farmland; this original semi-soft creamy offering is mouth-watering at room temperature.
Cheese Sticks – Want to try some cheese, but don’t need a whole 8 ounces? I’ll have a few cheese sticks along each week, in a variety of cheese types, for $2 each.

If there is anything woolly that you are interested in, it doesn’t hurt to shoot me an email. Now that the weather is getting nicer, I will not be bringing along wool goods on a regular basis.

Lona

Five Oaks Farm of Montague
EGGS! Beginning April 1st we transitioned our small flock of layers to Certified Organic Layer Feed. They are also given a steady diet of fresh greens & veggie scraps and all the bugs they can find! Eggs are $4.50 a dozen, as the cost of organic feed is double that of non-GMO,
conventionally grown layer mix. 2014 CSA customers: Eggs are available as part of your remaining 2014 shares.

The Roaring Mouse of Hart
It’s coffee time! We have a new coffee this week! We will have a
unique coffee from Sumatra in a limited supply. If you want to try
something new, come early before it is gone!
In the roaster this week:
•       Bolivia Fair Trade Organic – a sweet rich cup with chocolate notes.
Very good with dessert.
•       Ethiopia Sidama Fair Trade Organic – a complex cup with berry notes
and a sweet finish. This is one of our favorites!
•       Mexico Terruño Nayarita Organic – a bright, rich cup with caramel
notes and a sweet finish. This is another great cup from a group of
small farmers in Mexico. It is claimed to be the best coffee in
Mexico, and the farmers get a high price for the quality.
•       Decaffinated Peru Fair Trade Organic – rich and sweet, with
chocolate and caramel notes. A very delicious decaf! This coffee was
decaffeinated using the Mountain Water Process. It is a natural,
chemical free process which allows the bean to retain much of its
unique flavor.
•       Sumatra Fair Trade Organic – Too new for cupping notes, this is a
limited supply and is only available by the ounce.

Come taste the fresh difference! Brewed samples will be available for
all coffees!

We try not to roast too much extra in order to keep the coffee fresh
every week. Advance orders will ensure that we don’t run out of your
favorite coffee before you get some!

Like us on Facebook for updates! www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee

Price is $1.10/ounce or volume discount $12/12 oz bag $16/16 oz bag

call or text: (231)742-0229
email: titus@theroaringmouse.com
Like us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/theroaringmousecoffee

Laughing Tree Bakery of Hart
Greetings from Laughing Tree Brick Oven Bakery…
Looking forward to seeing you at Sweetwater this weekend!
 OUR TEN WEEKLY VARIETIES
Homesteader’s Wheat (An extraordinary light wheat bread with a wonderfully chewy crust) $5.50
Oceana Round  ( Rustic Italian country bread) $5.00
Third Coast Three Seed  (Sunnies, Sesames, and Flax in a light wheat) $6.00
The Michigander (made with Michigan-grown whole wheat—dark and soulful) $5.50
Annie’s Raisin Spice (sweet organic raisins, organic cinnamon, and freshly ground cardamom) $6.50
Griff’s 8-Grain (Hearty, hearty! Eight organic grains and a bit of Michigan honey) $6.50
Finn’s Pecan Raisin Pecan (Jam packed with pecans and organic raisins) $8.75
100% whole grain Kamut: Light and moist with a fruity flavor, a great loaf for folks with wheat sensitivities. $6.50
Elbridge Parmesan Olive (Sumptuous parmesan and Kalamata black olives) $8.00
Pilgrim Rye: A German-style rye made with cracked rye berries and OG Spelt Flour.  (No wheat flour).  Slice it thin to enjoy this dark and hearty loaf.  $6.50 a loaf
SPECIALTY BREAD BAKE SCHEDULE
Pumpernickel Rye A new twist on an old Eastern European standard.  Cracked Rye and Caraway seed in a dark, chewy loaf. $6.00
Chili Cheddar   Whoa-homegrown, pickled jalapeno peppers coupled with tangy cheddar cheese makes for great flavor with a little kick.  Fresh or toasted, great as an accompaniment to soup or chili.  $8.00
PASTRIES AVAILABLE FOR SATURDAY 
Deep Mud Brownies Our brownies are made with extraordinary Callebaut dark chocolate, our own fresh eggs, and Michigan grown organic barley flour—they are amazing!!
$3.25 each
Hilltoppers Cookies- Molasses Ginger cookies…A 4oz cookie sweetened with golden molasses and bits of candied ginger)  $2.50 each
Mrs. Moose’s Whangdangdoodlers Chunks of Valrhona dark chocolate, OG walnuts, and real OG butter make this a cookie you’ll never forget.  $2.50 each
SCONES
Our delicious scones are $2.50 each.
They are all made with organic butter, organic cream, and fresh local eggs!
Currant Scones
Cranberry Orange Scones
Truly Ginger Scones
Michigan Cherry Scones
BAKER’S DOZEN:  If you order 12 pastries you’ll receive a 13th pastry FREE!
MOUNTAIN CRUNCH GRANOLA (Local Honey, almonds, OG oats, OG coconut oil, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, sea salt)  $8.00/pound
LAUGHING TREE PEANUT BUTTER GRANOLA (OG oats, OG sunflower seeds, OG coconut, all-natural Peanut butter, OG coconut oil, sea salt)  $8.00/pound
We are honored to bake for you and your family!  Because small good things matter.

Provision Family Farm
Greetings!  This week we have a special on our Whole Ducks:  $5.00/lb.  Also, Duck Eggs are in!
If you would like to reserve your order for market on Saturday just email or call us (231) 689-0457 with your request and we will have it ready for you to pick up.

Beef
·            Hamburger                                                                                         $5.75/lb
·            Hamburger Bulk 10+ lbs                                                               $5.25/lb
·            Liver, Heart, Short Ribs, Kidney                                                        $4.00/lb
·            1/3lb Hamburger Patties (4 pack)                                                      $8.00/ea
·            Brisket, Stew, Chuck Roast, English Roast, Cube Steak, Shank       $6.50/lb
·            Chuck Eye, Rib Steak, Kabobs, T-bone, Rolled Rump                  $8.00/lb
Flat Iron (out of stock), Skirt, Flank (out of stock), Sirloin                                      $11.00/lb
·            Porterhouse Steak, Tenderloin                        $13.00/lb
Lamb
·            Liver, Heart                                                                                            $6.00/lb
·            Shank                                                                                                $9.00/lb
·            Leg Roast                                                                                      $13.00/lb
·            Boneless Leg                                                                                   $14.00/lb
·            Steaks, Spare Ribs                                                                       $11.00/lb
·            Chops                                                                                            $13.00/lb
·            Rack                                                                                               $15.00/lb
Pork
·            Lard                                                                                                     $5.00/lb
·            Sausage (Italian, Breakfast) (out of Stock)                                                               $6.00/lb
·            Bulk Sausage 10+ lbs (out of Stock)                                                                        $5.50/lb
·            Ground Pork (out of stock)                                                                                   $6.00/lb
·            Spare Ribs                                                                                       $6.00/lb
·            Baby Back Ribs                                                                                             $9.00/lb
Loin
$7.50/lb
·            Tenderloin (out of stock)                                                                     $10.00/lb
·            Liver, Heart                                                                                    $4.00/lb

Stew Meats
·            Lamb Bones, Beef Bones                                                         $2.00/lb
·            Pork Bones, Head                                                                        $2.00/lb
·            Chicken Backs (out of stock)                                                                                   $2.00/lb
·            Stewing Hens (out of stock)                                                                                    $2.75/lb
·            Beef Stew Meat (out of stock)                                                                                  $6.50/lb
·            Lamb Stew Meat
$10.00/lb
Chicken
·     Gizzards, Liver, (Heart out of stock)                                                     $2.00/lb
Stewing Chickens (out of stock)                                                                           $2.75/lb
·            Boneless Skinless Breasts (out of stock)                                         $9.00/lb
Eggs                                                                                                   $4.00/doz
*We will have our first batch of summer chickens available at the end of May.

Duck
·            Whole                                                                                            $6.00/lb (Discount this week $5.00/lb)
Eggs
$5.00/doz
Turkey
·      Whole                                                                                         $4.75/lb

Liberty Family Farm & Bakery of Hart
Hoop House offerings- Tim said spinach will be available in the next couple weeks.  We hope soon!!!
Pasture Raised Meat and Eggs
Fresh eggs from happy chickens will be available.
Pastured Pork
Pork chops, limited bacon, and hams available.
Pastured Chicken
Whole birds available.
Grass-fed Lamb
Selected cuts available
Bakery Offerings
A selection of Paleo muffins, cookies, and breakfast cookies made with almond and coconut flour.
Variety of our regular and gluten free breakfast cookies.
Try our delicious Fresh quiches ! reg. and gluten free
New! Carrot Cake reg. and gluten free made with our fresh carrots.
Hope to see you there.  Timothy is still quite busy shearing sheep these days.  He will return soon.

Meadow View Goat Dairy of Fremont
Note: We will be attending market the last Saturday of every month.

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