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Champaign, OH:  Hello friends!


Good evening and thank you for a super market tonight! Just a short note that the market is now open!

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op:  Market is Open


Good Morning Everyone,

The market is now open for ordering!
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Please place your orders by Sunday at 5pm.

Have a great weekend!

Vista Marketplace:  Market Basket


You can still get a *Market Basket *this week if you order by 9:00am Friday morning. Baskets will be delivered to you downtown or you can pick it up at the Vista Marketplace at Whaley on Saturday between the hours of 10am-2pm. Family share is $25.00 and a half share is$15.00.
Come visit the market for great veggies and other grocery needs as well as Valentine Goodies!

GFM :  Online Market Open for Feb 7- 10


Welcome to the Greeneville Farmers Market Online Market. We hope you enjoy this weeks selections, and look forward to seeing you next Wednesday for Pickup. Stay warm, stay dry, and most importantly, stay happy :D

Spa City Local Farm Market Co-op:  Volunteer Replacement Found


Thank you to Huey Grandstaff for filling in tomorrow!! We are now fully staffed for the pick-up.

Spa City Local Farm Market Co-op:  Need Volunteer Tomorrow


One of our volunteers has to cancel tomorrow because of illness. We need a replacement for the 1:00-5:30 shift.

If you can help, please go to our sign-up page on VolunteerSpot at http://tinyurl.com/Co-opVolunteers

You will receive two free months of co-op membership and a $5 Walmart gift/gas card.

If you have any problems or prefer to contact me directly, my email is kgharbut@aol.com

Thanks!

-Karen Harbut
Volunteer Coordinator

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op:  News: New Items & Coffee Order


Bulk Coffee Order this weekend
This weekend we will have our monthly bulk order with Carrboro Coffee. Carrboro Coffee provides the co-op with freshly roasted whole bean coffees. These artisan roasters know their coffee growers personally. These are small lot coffees and the beans are bought directly from their farmers at a fair price. Because these are small lots, it is very comparable to our family farms here in Georgia. Most of these farmers cannot afford the organic certification even though they use organic methods. We will be taking pre-orders on the website for the coffee this weekend and place our order on Monday. After they receive our order Carrboro Coffee Company will roast our beans on Thursday then ship to us and we will have them by Feb 19th pickup.

New Items:
B&G Farms:Ham Roasts (3-4lbs)
Fresh Sliced Pork Belly- Many of you have requested bacon that is GAPS diet friendly(Gut and Psychology Syndrome)and here it is! Pork Belly is the same cut as bacon but this product contains no sugar or anything else. You can add your own unrefined sea salt and fry just like regular bacon.

Mountain Fresh Creamery:
Fresh Cream that is low temp pasteurized sold in gallon jugs and pints

Butter made from their cream and lightly salted

Alta Cucina:
Seasoning Salts- variety of season salts made from sea salt and various Italian herbs and seasonings

I hope all of you that picked up this past Tuesday enjoyed the free sample of Alta Cucina Artichoke Lemon Pesto. They would love to hear your feedback! You can email them at info@altacucinaitalia.com

Look for these and other healthy items on the market website on Friday. Please place your orders before Sunday at 5pm.

Thank you for your support,
Nora

Statesboro Market2Go:  Just another rainy Thursday...


Hello Market2Go customers…

If you placed an order this week, please be sure to pick it up between 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. We seem to be blessed with rain primarily on Thursdays! If I see you sitting in your car, I’ll try to get your order together while you wait there. Thank you for shopping with us.

Paula

Local Farms First:  Order Pick Up Reminder!



Greetings local food lovers!

Don’t forget to pick up your order today between 4-6 PM!

Crested Butte: The CB Pick-Up Location is now at Montanya Distillery, 130 Elk Avenue.

Gunnison: Upstairs at the ORE Office (202 E. Georgia).

Paonia: At the Trading Post Wednesday evening or Thursday anytime.

Thanks for supporting local family farms!

Maya Silver
Market Manager LocalFarmsFirst.com – a 501c3 non-profit
303-775-5318
click here to start shopping on the website
www.LocalFarmsFirst.com

Gwinnett Locally Grown:  The Market Keeps Growing!





The Market is Now Open!

Be sure to place your order by Monday at 9:00 AM.
Pick-up your order on Tuesday between 4-6PM at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019

February 7th, 2013 – The Market Keeps Growing!

Dear market customer,

The market keeps growing as we approach springtime. Last week’s highlights were the produce boxes and Johnton’s dairy products, which are also available this week.

As we announced last week, we now take online credit card payments. The system works beautifully and we’re glad to add this new perk as a service to you to make it easier for you to pay online if you choose to. We also take cash and checks as usual.

Help Us Serve You Better – Take the Survey

Here at Gwinnett Locally Grown we are committed to providing you with the absolutely best customer experience and fairly priced top quality products.

Please help us improve The Market by taking this short 3-minute survey and telling us your thoughts. We promise to read every single reply and work diligently to make necessary improvements.

After you take the survey, be sure to come back to The Market and place your order!

Produce Boxes Are a Hit!

This product was a top seller last week, and I am sure this week it will be too!

Containing all Certified Organic fresh fruits and vegetables, the produce boxes are filled with goodness. Choose from two sizes: Small or Large.

Some of the variety produce you will get:

onions * potatoes * tomatoes * garlic * two or three varieties of greens (kale, chard, spinach) * berries * potatoes * broccoli * cabbage * lettuce * apples * carrots * bananas * pears * mushrooms * beets * celery * plums

The first produce box order will be ready for you to pick up February 22nd, and all orders must be in and PAID by February 18th.

Due to the logistics of the ordering process, payment on pick-up is not available for this first order of produce boxes. We must receive your payment for the boxes ASAP either online, when you place the order, or via snail mail with a check.

Please pay for your produce boxes as soon as you order them online or mail a check ASAP to Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. We must have payment in by Feb. 18th in order to secure your box.You will absolutely love the variety and quality you will get!

Click here and order you produce box now!

* Although our normal pick-up day for the market is Tuesday, PICK-UPS for the produce boxes will be Friday. Produce boxes will be picked up bi-weekly, and as it grows to weekly, we will add the option to pick up on Tuesday.

Johnston Family Farm Dairy Products

Johnston’s dairy products are a super hit at The Market. Their cheese is homemade and delicious, and all their dairy products are top quality.

Be sure to order your gallon of raw milk labeled for pet consumption, and also enjoy their exquisite cheese, buttermilk, cream, and chocolate milk. Get Johnston’s dairy products at the market here.

Birthday Parties at Rancho Alegre Farm

Rancho Alegre Farm is proud to host this wonderful Gwinnett Locally Grown Market. We also wanted to remind you that our full service farm is also glad to host your birthday parties, weddings, field trips, corporate events, and family reunions.

Here at Rancho Alegre Farm your kids and family are sure to have the time of their lives with our pony rides, petting zoo, and hayrides. For more information, visit our website here.

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