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Lathemtown Farm Fresh Market:  This Week at the Market

Good Morning!
We hope you had a wonderful Easter weekend. We want to thank all of our new customers for joining the market. Gabi’s sourdough breads (Brown Bakehouse) have created quite a following and we’re glad to have you!
The hens have really picked up so we have the farmstand stocked with eggs regularly now so stop by the stand anytime during the week.
Our broccolini plants are producing well right now, but all I do is blink and they’ve flowered! I will be putting these in a cooler at the stand during the week and on Saturday so look for kale and small lettuce bags in there as well!
Have a great week and enjoy this warm wether!

Famher Chef Amy

Frontier Farms:  Good monday morning!

Happy April.

romaine lettuce heads are in, awesome for wraps, sandwiches and salad

Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  Online Orders Now Open

Online ordering is now open!
Closing is at 6am on Wed morning.


PICKUP at the library will be Thursday April 4 from 4:30-5:30 pm.

Check back for added products on Monday and Tuesday.

DIRTY APRON is back this week.

MOUNTAIN GREENERY has A GREAT SELECTION OF LIVE PLANTS! mints, chamomile, thyme, oregano, parsley, lavender, sage, pennyroyal, rosemary, scented geraniums and more!!!!

RUTHERFORD FARM has 2 varieties of live strawberry plants available with various numbers of plants per pot plus pepper plants, black raspberries and more.

NEED FLOWERS? Dripping Springs has tulip and ranunculus cut flower bouquets! Also blooming hyacinths that can be enjoyed inside and then planted outdoors.

VEGIES: chard, lettuce mix, kale, and spinach.

NEED TO PLANT SOME GARDEN FRAGRANCE? Plentygood Farm has Tuberose bulbs available!

LOCAL MEAT: Consider adding some local meat to your table—lamb, beef, pork chicken and more available online now.

Ozark Natural Breads has a variety of bakery items. Celi Bakes is online with gluten free and/or vegan goodies. Bartleby’s is back with their locally made seitan products. We can say from our experience that ALL of these products are yummy!

OTHER GOOD THINGS AVAILABLE: local meats, local honey, locally made food products including salsa and hot sauce, locally handcrafted items and other goodies.


In the past, our nonprofit partner Seeds that Feed graciously delivered online market orders to Fayetteville addresses. However, their funds for this service have run out. Therefore we have added delivery service as an item, to help their volunteers cover the expenses of delivery to Fayetteville addresses.

Delivery will still be FREE for the following Fayetteville customers:
-SNAP customers
-customers 70 or older
-customers who are not able to drive to pickup location on Thursday
—customers who already donate each time they receive a delivery

If you are a customer in any of the above categories, please put “Free Delivery” in the comments as you finish ordering.

If you request delivery and you are not in the above categories, please choose delivery service as one of your items when you order. You can find this item under Delivery and the cost will be no more than $7 for each delivery date. This service will be charged to your order. We will make sure that Seeds that Feed receives all of those fees. Thanks!


DRIVEBY PICKUP TIME AT THE LIBRARY OUTDOOR PARKING LOT is THURSDAY afternoon from 4:30-5:30. Note: if you already know that you cannot make it by 5:30 pm Thursday and 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.

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 new 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 or 479-935-5111 if you have questions.

Foothills Market:  The Market is Open!

Foothills Market is open for you to stock up on fresh, local food.

Shop the market between now and 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. We’ll have your order ready for pickup Thursday afternoon.

Eat something fresh this week!

Russellville Community Market:  3/31/24 closing

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.

Be sure to check out our amazing extras table when you pick up your order from 4-7 PM on Tuesday!

Are you ready for the eclipse? Stock up on RCM goodies this week since we will be closed next Tuesday because of the eclipse! If you’re having company, you can surprise them with amazing local foods! Serve a fantastic breakfast with Retro Roasts coffee, Maple Brook bagels, Isn’t She Sweet muffins, granola from Granola With Love or McAnulty Mercantile, Victoria’s Little Bread House’s chocolate sweet rolls or choose from R&D’s beef sausage, Porch Swing Farms’ mild breakfast or spicy Italian sausage or Michael’s Garden’s sage breakfast sausage. Our vendors have a great selection of tasty fresh eggs; they are great for any meal and full of nutrition! Making sandwiches for lunch? There are so many different kinds of homemade bread that you are sure to find one you love! Enjoy some of Cecelia and Otis’s crusty sourdough or maybe Victoria’s sourdough honey oat wheat or white sandwich bread complements your recipes! Have you tried PB&J with Kourtney’s possum grape jelly? Porch Swing Farms has sliced ham for convenient sandwich making and we hope to have a few microgreens from Le Jardin bien-aimee on the extras table this week! Feeding a crowd for dinner? How about roast beef from R&D or a pork roast from Bluff Top? Drumsticks from Dunrovin or one of their whole chickens will make a great springtime supper that’s sure to please! Dried or fresh mushrooms or the selection of rice from Ralston can make some inspired side dishes! Make sure you stock up on rice this week… Rice will only be available for the first market of each month! Some of Le Jardin bien-aimee’s lemon thyme would pair well with Dunrovin’s chicken or get some fresh parsley from Pine Ridge gardens. Meadowlark’s cheddar garlic biscuits can add some savory to your supper and Maple Brook’s pretzels and pretzel bites are great for snacks! Sorrentino Family farmstead has some delicious-looking healthy dried snacks and we are excited to welcome them for a pop-up at the market this Tuesday! When you come to shop the extras or pick up your order make sure you meet them, check our their products and sample a few! Don’t forget desserts! Let us make your life easy with our huge selection of sweet baked treats and candy so you can spend time with family and friends enjoying the eclipse and not baking in the kitchen!
Don’t forget to follow us on Facebook and Instagram!

RCM accepts cash, checks, credit and debit cards and SNAP/EBT transactions.

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

Russellville Community Market


Stones River Market:  Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday

Welcome to the March 31st and April 1st online Stones River Locally Grown Market,
pickup orders on Wednesday April 3rd between 5:00 to 6:30pm. (NOTE..we are back to our original hours.)

Delivery Service is available, if we have not delivered to you before, please put directions in the Comments with your order.

Weather is improving several of our Growers are in their fields and gardens preparing for a great 2024 harvest this year. Few of our Growers are off this week for the Easter Holiday and travel, wew wish everyone a wonderful Easter Holiday and special time with family and friends. Their is alot to select from this week, Special cuts of Beef and Pork and Chicken and Lamb, Fresh Farm Eggs, Jams and Jellies, Relishes, several dessert items, snacks, you can probably find alittle of everything to help with preparing your special meals.

Growers this week, subject to change.

Backyard Tailz
Carole’s Herbs (CS3 Farms)
Dogwood Valley Greenhouse
East Fork Farm/ Worm Castings & Luffa
Flying S Farms
Heath Homespun
Hollow Springs Farm
Kumaika Coffee
Lavendar Cottage
Linwood Lamb
Oakview Farm
Periwinkle and Pine Co
Pinky’s Micros
Quarter Spring Farm
Quinn’s Mercantile
RC Farms TN
Safe & Sound Soap Co.
Singing Bee Honey
Sow’s Ear Piggery
unshine Farms
Sweet Beets Farm
Tailwynds Farm
Triple LLL Farm
Valley View Farm and Garden

Growers News: Always check back over the next couple days, some Growers add or update their inventories.

Oakview Farm:
We will have some of its customer favorites this week: Scandanavian Buttermilk Sourdough Bread, Artisan Sourdough bread, Roasted Strawberry Jam, and Homemade Peppermint Patties! Our hens have been laying like crazy, so we have fresh eggs, too.

From our garden, we have our Salad Greens Mix, Cabbage, Rainbow Swiss Chard, and Spinach. We don’t use any chemical fertilizers or pesticides on our produce, so you know it’s good for you and the environment.

Quarter Spring Farm: has all the affordable luxury that you need this spring. From our moisturizing soaps to our delicious meats and eggs, we have all the goodies to pamper you. You work hard, so treat yourself to an incredible dining experience with our lamb or chicken. It’s healthier and tastier than conventionally grown meats, and better for the planet, too. Our amazing goat milk soaps and lotions will leave your skin feeling like you just dropped 2 grand at a high end spa. You deserve nice things, so let us provide them to you.

Safe and Sound Soap Co.:
This week I am featuring my small batch bar soap. It’s all natural made with nurturing ingredients for your skin, like olive oil and coconut oil, sweet almond oil, oats, and honey from my family’s bee farm. You will LOVE our Honey and Oat soap. It will soften up your skin after one use! Also if you haven’t tried our laundry soap yet, you need to grab some this week. It comes in a 64 oz container that washes 32 loads, as well as a 128 oz container that will wash 64 loads. Both sizes have a handle on the container for easy pouring. My laundry soap comes in Lemon Eucalyptus, Lavender, Orange Bergamot, Citrus, and Lemon Lavender Mint. Each of these are scented with a special blend of high quality essential oils that will not only freshen your clothing with a light scent, but also has cleaning properties to help disinfect your clothing! Don’t forget I also sell my own bottled hand sanitizer spray and non-toxic car air fresheners. These items make excellent gifts for Easter baskets, Mother’s Day, or Birthdays!

Few new items this week.- Chicken, prosciutto pesto lasagnas for spring. We are taking the journey of exploring different and special lasagnas this spring and summer season. Delicious pesto sauce with spinach, sun dried tomatoes and of course lots of Italian herbs and cheeses.

Bruschetta. It’s tomato time and we have been wanting to do this for a while now. Tomatoes marinated in extra virgin olive oil, balsamic vinegar, fresh basil and of course raw garlic. A great snack with some crackers, toast points, or you can even put it in a bed of salad greens.

Roasted Garlic and cauliflower soup. We roast the cauliflower with garlic, shallots, and thyme in the oven for one hour before blending it with vegetable stock. And finish it with truffle oil and fresh squeezed lemon juice. It’s a gluten free, dairy free, and vegetarian. And it’s a home run of a soup.

Kumaika Coffee:
If you have not started your morning with our Coffee, you are missing out! We have Dark, Medium and Light Roasted Beans. We are a Certified USDA Organic Product provider. We have a small coffee roaster business. We specialize in roasting and crafting small batches of organic, high altitude single origin and fair trade coffee beans. We bring the coffee beans directly from Nicaragua and roast small batches in our home located in Lascassas TN. We have Beans and/or Ground Coffee available or can’t decide order our Sampler of all 3.

Tailwynds Farm:
Several cuts of Beef on Sale and other assorted cuts of beef available, Coconut Pie, Oreo Cookie Pie and Strawberry Pie.

Valley View Farm & Garden:
Crocheted Baby Blankets and Decorative Eastern Bluebird Nesting Boxes and several selections of Dried HOT Peppers along with dried Floral Bouquet.

Lavender Cottage:
We are excited to be adding a few more new items. Some seasoning mixes as well as a new powder to our line up. When weather permiting, we plan to be on the porch Wednesday during pickup so you can view and purchase from our inventory.

Pinky’s Micros:
This is our WINTER microgren blend! Every season we create new blends to represent the time of year. OUR WINTER blend has ’YELLOW BEETS, RED PAC CHOI, IGLOO CAULIFLOWER and CURLY WATERCRESS.
What better way to start the New Year than with highly nutritional greens called Mirogreens? They pack 40 to 100% more vital nutrients than the adult verion. We grow organically with NON-GMO seeds and nutrient-dense soil. We look forward to providing the best for you in 2024.

RC Farms:
We have several items restocked and frozen produce, and delicious desserts, we’ve been working and preparing our tunnels for spring produce. Spring will be here before you know it!

Triple LLL Farm:
We have our “MARCH” and a few February specials posted. We also have added Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks still on sale. We also have added more eggs available

Flying S Farms:
FRESH FARM EGG SPECIAL, WE LOWERED OUR PRICE THIS WEEK…The ladies are very happy with the weather getting warmer, we are overrun with eggs! So we have a really good Eggcellent Special this week, single dozen or 3 dozen Fresh Farm Eggs Special. Also our have our delicious Sour Dough Breads, along with delicious Brownies, Biscuits, Various Friendship Breads, few Jams available, we will Jamming soon updating our inventory.

Picking up your order, we will always try and reach you as a reminder about your order, we can make arrangements for you to get your order to you. “If we do not hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount of your order”. We still need to pay our Growers for their products.

We will be looking forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile WEDNESDAY, April 3rd from 5:00 – 6:30 pm, please note time change, but we still like getting off the porch earlier, please contact the Manager if you are unable to pick up your order or are running late, please phone, email or text the Manager (615.542.1078) so we can make arrangements to get your order to you.

We will always try and reach you as a reminder about your order, we can make arrangements for you to get your order to you. “If we do not hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount of your order”. We still need to pay our Growers for their products.

We will begin Delivery Service again, if your new to our Delivery Service, please put direction to your address in the comments when you place your order.

How to contact us:
locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on the corner of Spring and Lytle.

Middle Tennessee Locally Grown:  The Market Is Open for Orders

Middle Tennessee Locally Grown market

will be open for your orders till Tuesday evening at 10 pm.

Dothan, Alabama:  March 30, 2024 M@D Newsletter Easter Edition

Market at Dothan is open to accept orders. Orders close Tuesday at 5pm
We use the word “Sustainable” over “Organic”.
You can grow organic without being sustainable, but you cannot be sustainable without utilizing organic practices.
Thank you for your continued support of our local farmers. We count it a privilege to serve you!
Our Website:
Order prepayment link:

Pickup for this order cycle is Friday, April 5, 2024


2024 Spring/Summer Schedule

As promised we are announcing our schedule for the next two quarters. After a lot of deliberation and consulting we will continue with the bi-weekly schedule that has served us well these last six months. Please note these dates on your calendar and be watching for your Market newsletter when we open.

Please note that if you have an emergency and need something RIGHT NOW all you have to do is reach out to us and we’ll do everything in our power to locate what you need.

Order April 13 – 16 for pickup Friday, April 19
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Order April 27 – 30 for pickup Friday, May 3
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Order May 11 – 14 for pickup Friday, May 17
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Order May 25 – 28 for pickup Friday, May 31
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Order June 8 – 11 for pickup Friday, June 14
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Order June 22 – 25 for pickup Friday, June 28
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Order July 6 – 9 for pickup Friday, July 12
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Order July 20 – 23 for pickup Friday, July 26
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Order August 3 – 6 for pickup Friday, August 9
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Order August 17 – 20 for pickup Friday, August 23
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Order August 31 – Sept 3 for pickup Friday, Sept 6
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Order Sept 14 – 17 for pickup Friday, Sept 20
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Order Sept 28 – Oct 1 for pickup Friday, Oct 4

New, Relisted & On Sale
New: STRAWBERRIES from Avalon Farms
New: Cube Steak from Grows in Rows
New: Dog Treats in many flavors from Sunrise Acres
New: Baby Bottom Cream from Mount Moriah Farms
New: Soil Amendments from Longears-n-Herbs
New: Alpaca Yarn from Longears-n-Herbs

Upcoming Events

#1 Rather than write out a bunch of stuff we’re just going to copy part of Dothan Nursery’s most recent newsletter . . .

Well, you know you are special, right? You are! So you are the first to know about our upcoming Pollinator Party starting April 5th – 13th! So many cool things are happening. The big announcement will be next Tuesday, but I’ll let you know few details no one else knows.

First, our Butterfly House will open next Saturday April 6th. It will be beautiful and full of cute little painted lady butterflies.

Second, on April 13th our brand new Pollinator Paradise Garden will open. This is still being worked on, but will be ready for you on the 13th. Stay tuned for more details.

And . . . . since you are so special you get a chance to be the first to pre-order the Hummingbird Falls Salvia. This is the best plant we’ve found for attracting hummingbirds to your garden. We are doing our best to produce less waste here at Dothan Nurseries, and your pre-orders help us to bring in just the right amount of these lovely pollinator plants.

SO . . . April 13! This will be a special event and several of our vendors will be on hand to celebrate the Pollinator Paradise opening. We hope you’ll drop in that day.

#2 MOTHER’S DAY OPEN HOUSE is Saturday, May 11! Mark your calendar and plan to join us on this special day!


Food For Thought:

Retro picnic

Yes, that is asparagus. As you can see it’s in very sandy soil that hasn’t been tended for years. But there it is. The tallest stalk was about ten inches high when we first saw it poking up . That piece of ground had been scraped and run over by heavy equipment maybe fifty times. You would think all plant life would get the idea . . . but no – the asparagus missed that memo and sprang up happy as it could be.

It says a lot about the power of strong roots. The Bible refers to Jesus as a “root out of dry ground”. He had been there for His people all along waiting for the right time and right circumstances to surface and bring life to barren places. That’s what He still does. He’s always there. And that’s what He still offers humanity. Life. Always THE root waiting to spring life into our barren situations.

We look forward to seeing you next Friday at one of our pickup locations. Thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

The Wednesday Market:  Happy Easter from The Wednesday Market!

Good afternoon, and Happy Easter from The Wednesday Market!

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

Thank you for for supporting Georgia Grown. We’ll see you at the Market.


P.S. If you have questions about your order, please contact Nelda. She is available by text, email, or phone call.

Nelda Miller

Grumpy Goat:  Weblog Entry

This is a hard email to write. We are leaving soon to bring Max to the vet for the last time. I have no words right now for that. But I am writing because we were supposed to go to a market today in Piqua and won’t be able to attend. We have bread made and ready for eating though. If you would like to help us out and get some bread it is in the farm store in the coolers. All are $6. There are focaccia , and bagels: cheddar hot pepper, blueberry, everything, and mixed bags. Thanks.