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Independence,VA:  Online Market CLOSES tonight at 8 PM!

Hello Market Friends!

This is your Monday reminder that the Online Market closes for orders tonight at
8 PM for pick-up on Wednesday, March 29 between 4 and 6 PM.

We celebrated all things Maple Syrup this weekend in Whitetop—a sure sign that Warm weather and April blooms are on the horizon! Keep an eye out for an increasing variety of fresh produce as the Spring growing season takes off.

If you’d like to schedule a curbside pickup to conveniently have your box awaiting upon your arrival, please feel free to schedule a time using the Calendly link below. Otherwise, You can drop by and pick up your order inside the office any time on Wednesday, March 29, between 4-6 pm.

Thank you, happy shopping!

To shop:

Schedule Your Pickup Time (OPTIONAL): Calendly.
After you click “Confirm” on your time, be sure to enter your information and click, “Schedule an Event”. You will get a confirmation e-mail. If you do not receive a confirmation, you are not scheduled and need to try again.

Thank you for supporting the Market!

-Christian, Online Market Manager

Champaign, OH:  Valley View Woodlands! Much Excitement!

Valley View Woodlands is releasing our 2023 maple syrup production to the market. It was a challenging season because of the early warmup at the beginning of February and an early end to our season the first week in March. We tapped our trees on February 2, a new record early date for us. Our number of gallons produced was slightly below our average over previous years.

We were able to make some golden syrup with our first sap run, followed by amber. In the later part of the season we made syrup that was very dark with robust and smooth flavor. Choose your favorite—golden, amber, or dark—it’s all delicious and a fantastic accompaniment for yogurt, smoothies, pancakes, waffles, cocktails, pies, BBQ sauce (see recipe below).

We accept what Mother Nature gives us each year. And while the amount of syrup we produced this year is not all we hoped for, we are releasing it exclusively to our market members for a week before wider distribution. We are grateful to the support the members have shown us over the years.

Thank you,

Shary and Marc Stadler
Valley View Woodlands

Valley View Woodlands No Cook BBQ Sauce

½ cup Valley View Woodlands maple syrup (we like to use dark)
½ cup apple cider vinegar
1 cup ketchup
2 tablespoons A-1 sauce
Salt, pepper, and cayenne to taste

Simply stir and serve!
(Think ribs, sloppy Joes, chicken, chops, pulled pork, brisket)

Lathemtown Farm Fresh Market:  This Week at the Market

Good morning! Things are looking greener here at the farm, and I’m itching to plant! All the seedlings in the greenhouse are getting big and healthy and I’m going to start planting the heartier ones like peas, beans, broccoli, and the greens. I have great success with the tomatoes and may have overdone it a bit so I’ll be selling extra plants in a week or two.
Have a great week!

Farmher Chef Amy

Frontier Farms:  Spring has sprung but....

its an awesome morning but don’t plant your frost tomato and pepper plants yet… april 15+/- is our last frost date.

Russellville Community Market:  The Market Closes at 10 PM!

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.

Did you forget to order something? Ask an RCM volunteer, look at the extras boards outside the depot door or check out the extras table when you pick up your order from 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM this Tuesday at the Downtown Russellville Train Depot. We might have what you need!

Check out all the premium products available this week! Irish Elk has a new scent of laundry detergent for you to try. New Woodlands still has fresh leeks available and fresh sausage. You can try some ground beef from new grower C3 Beef or find your favorites from Hoien, Bluff Top and R&D! Shoal Creek Farms has alfalfa and sunflower micro greens; they are a tasty addition to salads and sandwiches! Make sure you shop all the different egg choices and our beautiful variety of spring flowers!! Shopping for breads for the dinner table or sweet treats? There are over 100 choices available for you to choose from! Drewry Farms and Orchard is taking a break from RCM because things are getting super busy at their farm! They will not be on this market for the month of April, so don’t forget to get apples, winter squash, and their great smelling candles while you can! I know we are all looking forward to the start of farm breakfasts this season! The weather is finally getting nicer; don’t forget to check out our live plants for something that would be amazing in your garden! Our farmers will keep the good stuff growing, so keep shopping the best goods in the River Valley!
Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

REMINDER- We can no longer accept credit or debit cards. We will still be able to process cash, checks and SNAP/EBT transactions.
We appreciate your patience with us during this transition.

Check back frequently as our farmers regularly update what they have available. Multiple orders are encouraged. :)

Russellville Community Market


Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  Online Orders NOW OPEN

Orders are open from now until 6am Wed morning. Easy drive by pick up in the outdoor lot at the Fayetteville library!

Order at:


-Lots of EGGS available online this week!!

-Ozark Natural Breads is back!

-Gardening time is here! Check out the Live Plants category for lots of options from Hatch Farm, Mountain Greenery, Rutherford and Plentygood. Vegie and herb plants, strawberry plants, blueberry bushes and more.

Produce this week (so far)
Baby Beet Greens, Bok Choy, Spring Mix, Lettuce Mixes, Radishes, Sweet Potatoes, Green Onions, Kale, Chard, Spinach, Carrots, and Turnip Greens are all available now!


Lots of Vegan Baked Goods!

TAMALES: NOT AVAILABLE until further notice. New baby in the family.

OTHER GOOD THINGS AVAILABLE: meats, baked goods, honey, processed products, craft items, locally roasted coffee beans and other goodies ARE available.

PICKUP TIME THURSDAY March 30 *is 4:30-5:30. Note: if you know that you cannot make it by 5:30 pm, but you want to order this week, just reply to this email or text 479-935-5111 and we will work with you on a plan.

Our online market offers some great ideas for gift giving: handcrafted leather goods, locally sewn fabric items, wooden crafts, art prints and more!

All of our bakers have GREAT variety right now—including sweet treats, cookies, pastries, breads, granola and other goodies.

Special dietary needs? Check out vegan and gluten free baked goods and locally made seitan items. We speak from personal experience that all of these items are delicious and would please anyone no matter what their dietary needs are.

A UNIQUE GIFT: how about a certificate for local knife sharpening services? Can be redeemed at a local drop off location.

SEARCHING TIP: On large categories such as baked goods or meats click on the category to get a drop down of specific items in that category.

HOW TO CHECK ITEMS FROM A PARTICULAR SELLER? Scroll down on left side until you see “show specific growers”. If all the boxes are checked, you can click on “reverse all” then click the boxes on or off of those sellers you want to see. Then click “show specific growers” again.

BUYING TIP: If you see items that you want but not much available, order and pay and then log back in and continue shopping. Your orders will be combined and you will only be charged once.


SNAP CUSTOMERS ONLY: you may choose pay at pickup and bring your EBT card on Thursday. We will swipe your card and match up to $100 of your order. NOTE: please do not bring tokens or match cards to pickup at the online market.

NOTE: New customers and orders always welcome—no minimum order required, no weekly order required.


1) Sellers sometimes add more products later in the ordering period, so be sure to check back. The product list changes each week, even from the same seller, so it’s worth exploring the categories you are interested in.

2) Multiple orders from you at different times will be automatically combined into one order before pickup and you will only be charged once.

The OUTDOOR parking area at the south end of the new part of the Fayetteville Public Library. Follow the line of cars towards the building and stay in your car in line while we get your order.

Thank you for your continued support of the online market.

Reply to this email if you have questions

Foothills Market:  The Market Is Open!

Ready to try something different? Last week, our Foothills Market managers had a family situation that took us to Minneapolis, and we ate at an Ethiopian cafe while in the city. One of the dishes we tried was Gomem be siga, which was collard greens cooked with beef. It was delicious, although getting used to eating with fingers instead of a fork was quite an experience!

I found a recipe, and the dish seemed to be easy enough to cook at home. I’ve posted the recipe on our website. You can pick up the collards and osso bucco on the market if you’d like to bring a little international cuisine into your kitchen.

We also have our regular offerings on the market, including lots of eggs. Shop between now and 5:00 p.m. Wednesday, and we’ll have your order ready for pickup on Thursday.

Eat something fresh this week!

V.I Prime Produce locally Grown:  Weblog Entry

Good afternoon Prime Produce Market is now open and accepting orders

Champaign, OH:  Happy Sunday!

Just a reminder that even though I am away, you can still get those orders in!

Jump in on all of the ordering fun!

Cosmic Pam

The Wednesday Market:  Ordering is Open

Good morning.

The Wednesday Market is open for orders. Please place your order by 10 p.m. Orders are ready for pick up between 2 and 4 p.m. Wednesday. See the website for this week’s orders. Here is the link:

Thank you for supporting Georgia Grown.
Should you have questions about or need assistance with your order, please contact Sharon Fox, (404) 569-0582, call or text, or via email

Today is a day to be weather aware. We are under a tornado watch until 1 p.m. and also under a flash flooding watch until 2:30 p.m. Here is a message from Pike Emergency Management Agency: “If you don’t have to get out today, please don’t. We have several roads flooding and many more will probably have water on them soon. Pike and Upson are dealing with many roads flooded. Do not drive through these areas. Some of the roads have reports of washed out asphalt in some of these areas.”

Be safe! We’ll see you at the Market.