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The Cumming Harvest:  BIG NEWS - ONLY 3 WEEKS REMAIN FOR THE CUMMING HARVEST MARKET


Fill Ministries Inc. is closing the Cumming Harvest Market on December 18th. That
means there are only three more weeks that the Cumming Harvest Market will be open.

We have enjoyed working with everyone, but the market continues to shrink in size and is becoming unprofitable. Therefore,

Fill Ministries must close the market once pickup is complete at noon on Saturday, December 18th.
If you would like to contact your favorite growers, please email us at, and we will
forward your request to the growers so they can provide you the details that they will operate under in the new year.

Please check out the huge plant sale through FM Aquaponic Farm as well. If you are in the area, you can stop by the farm Monday to Friday from 9AM to 3PM (6405 Bennett Road, Cumming).

Our address is: 3540 Keith Bridge Road, Cumming 30041 (behind Hollywood Feed).

As a reminder the market is open from Wednesday morning through Thursday at 8pm for orders. All orders must be picked up on Saturday from 10am until 12pm noon. Please be respectful of our volunteers’ time and plan to pick up early and not right before noon.

Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns.

Thanks,
Angie Breindl
Local Support for Cumming Harvest Market and Meals by Grace
404-426-4055

Miami County Locally Grown:  Holiday Farmer's Market TODAY!!!


Please join us!! The Holiday Night Market is TONIGHT, 3:30-6:30, at First Place Christian Center in Troy!!

Yes, we’re still Open for Virtual Market pickup – the Night Market will run just down the hall, so stop in and see us!

The perfect time to not only grab some Holiday goodies, stocking stuffers, and yummy samples, but to meet your favorite local producers and farmers in person!

This is a super fun night, and we’ve got such a great variety of vendors who’ll be set up with a wide selection of products (more than they have on the Market!) and information/pictures of their businesses/operations!

And we even have new faces who’ll join the familiar faces from the Virtual Market! So tell your family, friends, coworkers, and join us TODAY :-)

miamicounty.locallygrown.net

www.facebook.com/miamicountylocallygrown

Connie's Cornucopia:  Market is now open


Our Online Market To-Your-Door is now open for ordering! Here is the link conniescornucopia.locallygrown.net. Before you get started, please take note of the following items:

Log-in using your username and password.
Check out the increasing list of our Growers and their items – new are being added as the market expands.
All items include applicable sales taxes.
As a reminder the Market is open now through Wednesday at 9pm for orders.
Remember you are ordering by your specified Zip Code, so delivery day and time will be based on that Zip Code. We will communicate via text message only on
the day when you should be receiving your order.
If you require us to wear a mask when delivering, we will be happy to do so, just let us know via text message in advance.
Are you tired of throwing away plastic containers and bags when you receive your items? We have available reusable packing available on the market. Please see
the “Reusable Delivery Supplies” and “Reusable Storage Containers” in the Categories column on The Market page.
We are excited to begin this unique Farmer’s Market experience! Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns.

Thanks
Connie Hoyt
770-401-8738

Champaign, OH:  Tuesday Reminder!


Good morning…and, just a quick reminder that this week’s market orders are due by 8am, this morning…

Happy, Happy Tuesday!

XOXO,
Cosmic Pam

Statesboro Market2Go:  Order Before 10pm!


Tired from trotting out the turkey last week? Here are some simple suppers you can enjoy via Market2Go!

  • Cook up some Butternut Squash Soup, Cabbage Goulash, or some prepared jars of soup from Ma’s Country Pantry
  • Enjoy some sandwiches on locally baked bread with lettuce, tomatoes, onions, peppers, pickles, mustard, goat cheese, and fresh herbs!
  • And if you’re craving some veggies you can prepare seasonal salads that use kale, pecans, or spinach

Support your local farmers and Click to order at Market2Go!

Grumpy Goat:  Weblog Entry


We hope everyone had amazing Thanksgiving celebrations. Everyone took this week off on ordering , which has worked out perfectly. Due to this lack of orders and because we will be taking most everything to our Holiday Market in Troy tomorrow, the farm store will be closed this week. For those interested, there are a few dozen eggs in the fridge.

And if you are still looking for some holiday shopping opportunities visit us:

  • Tuesday 3:30-6:30 – Miami County Locally Grown Holiday Market , First Place Christian Center, Troy
  • Saturday 9-4 -Brukner Nature Center Winter Arts and Crafts Show, Troy
  • Sunday 5-7pm – Christkindl Market- Russia Park Russia

And I did just make another batch of Bourbon Spiced Nuts . If anyone wants me to hold back a bag shoot Matt a text 541-505-4494. $6 1/2lb

Fayetteville Farmers' Market:  ONLINE ORDERS STILL OPEN UNTL 6 AM WED


Hope you had a happy and safe Thanksgiving!

YES! You can still order until 6 am Wednesday!

Check out the variety of farm products, baked goods(lots available including gluten free), crafts and more.

Order at:

https://fayettevillearkansas.locallygrown.net/market.

THANK YOU if you have already ordered.

ONLINE ORDERS CONTINUE ALL YEAR!
Just a reminder that online ordering is year round!

Schedule and location will remain the same until further notice. Ordering Sun 6pm until Wed 6am. Pickup Thursdays 4:30-6pm at the outdoor parking lot of the Fayetteville Public Library.

Pickups available Dec 2,9,16 and 23.

NO PICK UP ON THURSDAY DEC 30
FIRST 2022 PICKUP JAN 6

Connie's Cornucopia:  Market is now open


Our Online Market To-Your-Door is now open for ordering! Here is the link conniescornucopia.locallygrown.net. Before you get started, please take note of the following items:

Log-in using your username and password.
Check out the increasing list of our Growers and their items – new are being added as the market expands.
All items include applicable sales taxes.
As a reminder the Market is open now through Wednesday at 9pm for orders.
Remember you are ordering by your specified Zip Code, so delivery day and time will be based on that Zip Code. We will communicate via text message only on
the day when you should be receiving your order.
If you require us to wear a mask when delivering, we will be happy to do so, just let us know via text message in advance.
Are you tired of throwing away plastic containers and bags when you receive your items? We have available reusable packing available on the market. Please see
the “Reusable Delivery Supplies” and “Reusable Storage Containers” in the Categories column on The Market page.
We are excited to begin this unique Farmer’s Market experience! Please feel free to reach out with any questions or concerns.

Thanks,
Connie Hoyt
770-401-8738

Old99Farm Market:  Old 99 farm, week of Nov 28 2021


This is the week we are switching back to one day a week or by arrangement. That day will be THURSDAY, from 4 to 6 for pickup. Henceforth, if paying by e-transfer (interac) please put the date of order in the comment box. Take your sales receipt with you when you leave to remind yourself of a small detail still waiting: to pay!

Community Shared Agriculture

We are one of the few farms offering a winter share of vegetables: fresh greens all winter, eggs and cold storage root crops. The price is $25/week for 24 weeks, half paid up front, half at midpoint, starting from when you purchase. So if this week, your share runs Dec 1st to May 13. You can skip up to 3 weeks and extend the end date. A new option we’re trying is the smorgasbord: you pick your 6 vegetables from the harvest table when you arrive, or substitute an item or two that we have boxed up for you.
A third option is Cash Advance: pay ahead $300, and order a la carte from the locallygrown menu. The advantage: I’ll reduce the unit prices by 10% and you’ll know you are supporting the farm with your commitment.

Now’s the time to suggest to us what you would like to eat in the spring, when first greenhouse crops are available. We’ll be doing the usual: carrots, onions, lettuce, mesclun mix, baby chards kales and collards. And the unusual: do you know the cold hardy greens, Mache and Claytonia? Post your requests in the blog by going to the heading Your Account and clicking down to Send email to Market Manager (that’s me). Very simple, give it a try.

Right now we have celery, mixed greens (aka mesclun), spinach, chard, collards and kale. Root vegetables include carrots, leeks, fennel, potatoes, turnip, rutabaga, squash varieties, and beets. Of course the freezers are full of beef, pork and chicken, and the hens lay eggs every day. Surf on over to our virtual farm market.

Here’s a link for exploring lifestyle options in the wake of climate disruptions, from permaculturist David Holmgren. Not only was he instrumental in assembling the body of knowledge for living well within Earth’s means, he has done it. You can see via youtube his 2 acre site called Melliodora in the town of Hepburn, 90 min northwest of Melbourne AU. Climate upset, both local and worldwide will have knock-on effects. Supply lines are showing to be brittle: easily broken when storms, floods, fires hit places far away.

A supply chain is an example of a complex system: systems thinking is needed to make sense of these because there are always delays, bottlenecks, buffers and inventories. The best little book on this is by Donella Meadows, co-author of Limits to Growth, 1972. It’s called Thinking In Systems, A Primer, 2008, 200pg. There a lots of youtubes, like this one, In A World of Systems. Sit back and meet systems in our everyday lives, from plumbing to traffic jams to fisheries, based on the work of the renowned systems thinker Donella Meadows!

Champaign, OH:  Have Yourself A Very Local Christmas!


Today’s little local gift buying blurb comes from Champaign Berry Farm, with an included note about their travel schedule, and ordering for gift giving!

This is from Cathy Pullins:

We will be in vacation mode the week of December 13!

Champaign Berry Farm jams are the perfect gift for mail carriers, teachers, Pastors and others you want to remember at this special time of year. Due to our travel schedule you need to order this week or next to purchase these special treats in time for the Holiday.