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

The Spa City Co-op online market is now open for ordering at Please place your orders for Arkansas Natural Produce items before Monday at 9pm, and for all other items by Tuesday at 9pm. Pickup your order this Friday the 18th between 3:00 and 4:30pm. If you cannot pick up please arrange for a friend to do so for you.

And remember, we need volunteers to sort orders at the pickup, so have a look at the Volunteer Spot site by clicking on that button at the top of the market page.

Have a great week and we’ll see you on Friday.

Karen Holcomb
Market Manager

Northeast GA Locally Grown:  Market is open for orders!

Good Evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
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Fresh Vegetables
Clean Meats
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Pastured Eggs
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Market stays open from Fridays 9 p.m. until at least 9 p.m. Mondays!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30 p.m.

If you do not get an email ORDER CONFIRMATION right after you order then your order is NOT complete. Log back in and your order might still be there waiting for you to check out! If you have any trouble or questions at all, we are here to help; simply reply to this email or call Andrew at 770.530.3287

Statesboro Market2Go:  The Market is Open!

Thanks for shopping with us and supporting your local farmers!

All of our products are grown by local farmers in Bulloch and nearby counties. We have pomegranates, cabbage, okra, Sadandy peas, Pink-eye peas, peppers, sprouts, tomatoes, blueberries, squash, zucchini, pumpkins, herbs, honey, eggs, coffee, bread, milk, butter, cheese, seafood, wild caught Georgia shrimp, beef, pork, candles, soaps, lotions, as well as meals and goodies that are already prepared and ready to eat.

Bootleg Farm and Southern Swiss Dairy both have their products online on Market2Go. They are no longer regulars at the Saturday Market, so look for them here online!

No more membership fees! To maintain support for the market, we add a surcharge of 7% on each order.

Our featured vendor this week is Freeman’s Mill. At Freeman’s Mill the highest quality of product is their chief concern. Their Grits, Corn Meal, and Whole Wheat Flour are Stone Ground from Whole Grains on their 100+ year old granite mills. You can find their products online on Market2Go and at the Main Street Farmers Market, where this Saturday, in addition to the grits, cornmeal and flour, Freeman’s will be offering Miss Nancy’s famous fried apple pies!

October 12th is Apple Day at the Main Street Farmers Market. Relinda went to Ellijay and brought back some Georgia Grown apples! The Market will be selling Fresh Georgia Apples as a benefit for the Market. Gala, Mutsu, and Cameo varieties will all be available for $10 per half-peck bag.

Our featured sponsor this week is Ogeechee Technical College, a public institution of higher education that contributes to the economic, educational, and community development of its three-county service area of Bulloch, Evans, and Screven counties. OTC provides technical education programs at the associate degree, diploma, and certificate levels utilizing traditional and distance education methodologies; student support services; adult literacy education; continuing education; and customized business and industry workforce training to the citizens of the communities it serves.

Growing Together :  Growing Together Offerings for October 11th

We have made it through summer and are well into Fall! This is such a wonderful time for growing in the garden – the cooler temps make the produce and the farmers very happy! We have a great diversity of product, as summer crops continue to linger and overlap the new fall crops.
We are nearing the end of our growing season for the Growing Together program. We close the garden at the end of October to give time for cover crop to grow and nourish the soil, preparing to start all over again in the spring. It has been a great year, and we are so appreciative of all the support we have gotten from customers and restaurants all over Nashville.

If you haven’t gotten an order in yet, or still havent had your fill of bok choy and daikon, now is the time!! The Asian greens and radishes are great for making kimchi, fermented greens, or pickles for the winter ahead!
Thanks for your support and happy weekend!

The Growing Together team

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Miami County Locally Grown:  Tomato Sale, plus a Sampling in Sidney!

Celebrity Tomatoes from JM Gardens in Troy are HALF OFF for a limited time!! $1.50 for 3-4 fresh tomatoes? Sounds like I need to make a big pot of chili, nacho dip, and some paste for the freezer! ;-)

And tomorrow, Saturday October 12th, visit our very own Phil Buehler at Crossway Farm in Sidney for a day of meat sampling! Phil and family will be bringing down a selection from his Carvnivore Candy Store for your tasting pleasure!

From 10am to 5pm tomorrow! Check out the Crossway Farm Facebook page for more information!

And if you’re in the mood, ask Phil to tell you a joke – the man has a million of them, and some are even appropriate for all ages!

Lake Placid Online Farmer's Market:  Market on Hiatus until further notice

Hello all,

We have been informed by Rehoboth Homestead and Asgaard Farm that they do not wish to continue with the market. It was our pleasure to host this market for several years. Please keep supporting local growers and stop in at the Skate Shop and say hi if you are in Lake Placid.


McColloms Market:  Better Late..... the October Market is Now Open

Hi All:

Happy Indian Summer! The October Market is now open. Happy shopping.

Pick up will be at my house next Wed. from 4:30 to 6:30.

See you then.



Russellville Community Market:  The Market Opens at Noon! - Fall Goodies

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

Orders will be ready for pick from 4PM – 6:30PM this Tuesday at the Downtown Russellville Train Depot!

Ordering on The Market Opens at Noon!
Fall Molasses Spice Cookies, Honey Oat Bread, Sweet Potatoes, Freshly Roasted Coffee Beans, Pork Roast, a variety of fresh herbs & spices, Stew Meat, an assortment of Squash, Pumpkins, and more, all listed on The Market this week!
Photo of Pine Ridge Gardens’ ’Mama’s Big Fig’

Russellville Community Market


Augusta Locally Grown:  The Market is Open!

Place your order before 8 PM, Sunday and pick up on Tuesday evening.


Mark your calendar for Nov 8th and 9th.
You do NOT want to miss Augusta Boucherie. Join world class chefs and food champions for a 2 day foodie event at White Hills Farm.

Tickets for Augusta Boucherie are on sale now! Visit to get your ticket. Chefs from all over the country are coming to Augusta Boucherie to showcase our local foods!

Information about our delicious local food events can be found at

Questions? Please text Kim at 706-288-7895

GreenFamilyFarm:  Farm e-News

Green Family Farms

How to contact us:
Sandra Green 214-226-0466

We drop off every other Saturday in Murphy, TX between 12:30-1:30PM and every other Saturday in Dallas, TX (NW Hwy & Midway Rd) 3-4:00PM

Market News

We are harvesting Cranberry Hibiscus from the garden – great for a nice, hot, tea with a natural lemon/cranberry flavor! This sounds real soothing after signs of “winter” showed up this morning! – see recipe below.

David drinks this tea daily to keep his blood pressure low which keeps him off blood pressure medicine. However, if you don’t want to lower your blood pressure, you may want to avoid this tea. But, if you are not as risk of low blood pressure, hibiscus tea can be very beneficial:
8 Benefits of Hibiscus Tea

We still have leg of lamb available – price reduced to $40/leg. See the Leg of Lamb Recipe below. Plus, you can find many more recipes and all kinds of information about eating and cooking lamb here:
American Lamb

And, don’t forget to order your chicken – they just got here and are already selling out fast! Min order of 6 birds. This item must be picked up at the farm but, it will be the freshest bird you’ve ever had!


Cranberry Hibiscus Tea

Peel the outer part (red/rose colored) of the calyxes away from the seed. Place as many as you’d like (more for a stronger tea and less for a milder tea) in a cup. Pour boiling water into the cup and steep for several minutes to an hour (the longer you steep, the stronger the tea). Strain out the calyx parts (optional) then, sweeten (optional) and enjoy.

Tyrant Farms shows a good blog entry about Cranberry Hibiscus
Hibiscus: A Tasty Edition…

Leg of Lamb

Check out this recipe for an alternate to Turkey on Thanksgiving or Leg of Lamb for Christmas Dinner:
Garlic Rosemary Roast Leg of Lamb

Please, share your recipes with us on the website, on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Locally Grown products, so we can try it too!

Thank you!

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We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!