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Holiday countdown FAST APPROACHING


MARKET IS OPEN….Sit and shop today and tomorrow until 10pm where you are warm and dry with no traffic or lines! The Market has some wonderful gift options. All of our growers have items that would make a wonderful gift/s or perhaps putting together a GIFT BASKET. Only 2 markets left before Christmas or family gatherings.

Gift Certificates are always a great choice, the recipient can select what they would like. It can be redeemed all at once or in partial purchases. Great way to introduce the market to family or friends, all they need to do is set up an account, order items of their choice and bring their Gift Certificate on pick up day, that easy.

As a reminder The Market will be taking a 2 week winter break starting December 23 Opening on January 6, 2019 for a exciting New Year!*

From Our Growers:

Rainbow Hill Farm: Thank you for a wonderful year and supporting the Stones River Market, we look forward to seeing you in the Spring.

Trinity Rose Oberhasli Dairy Goats: Stay healthy this Winter with our Elderberry Syrup, recognized for supporting the immune system. Made with organic whole food ingredients. Pure Water, Organic Elderberries, Raw Local Honey, Organic Cinnamon and Organic Ginger. It is safe and effective for daily use,

Farrar Farm LLC: We are almost sold out of holiday orders. Only two weeks left for beef for Christmas dinner or gifts.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse: Have you missed out on the Christmas wreaths and kissing balls from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse? Maybe you procrastinated, but you haven’t missed out. I have received more materials, so will be able to make a few more. If you’d like to order one, I will add your name to the waiting list.

Do you have gardeners on your gift list? We have a small new crop of Wandering Jew hanging baskets, full and beautiful in time for Christmas giving. We still have a few pink Christmas cacti left, and just a couple of African violets. Remember: the best gift for a gardener is a gift certificate from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse, available in any amount. It will be redeemable for a full year, so your recipient can choose among houseplants, vegetable transplants, blooming shrubs, hanging baskets, perennial and herb plants, or Christmas decorations, depending on the season in which the certificate is redeemed.

Flying S Farms: Christmas Jam, Seriously Hot Strawberry, Peach Habanero, Red Flame Pepper Jelly can be a nice addition to your holiday table.

Be sure to step into Quinn’s Mercantile and explore and shop the store, great selection of Holiday gift items, Candies, Jewelry, Clothing and much much more. We thank them for hosting our market each week on “The Porch.”

Look forward seeing you on “The Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday, December 12th, 5:00 – 6:30pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, phone, email or text.

How to contact us:

Email: stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 307 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

December wet & cold online Market is OPEN, dry & warm!


Good Morning…MARKET IS OPEN!

An observation while preparing the Weblog this morning, did you know our* Market has 17 Growers with 550 items available!* Gift Certificates, Baked Good and Supplies, Bulk items, Assorted Meats, Produce, Fruit, Jams, Tea’s, Salves, Plants and Herb’s and so much more. Please remember our Grower’s are Independent Farmers and Personally owned Small Businesses, ‘no middle man’. We strive to bring our customers the best in Products and for many of us this is are only means of income. We all Thank You for supporting our Market and Growers.

From our Growers:

Few new items added this week as well as returning items with their quantity updated.

Very happy to see Sweetpea’s Garden on the Market with Artisan and Herbal items.

Trinity Rose Oberhasli Dairy Goats: has added Gluten Free Keto Biscuits and Elderberry Syrup – vinegar free.

Carole"s Herbs (CS3 Farm): has added a wonderful selection of Herbal Healthy Teas, samples will also be available during delivery this week and selection of their other products.

Rocky Glade Farm has Butterkin and Kabocha Squash along with Carolina Red sweet Potatoes.

Flying S Farms: Several Sour Dough and Sweet Breads are available again.

Rainbow Hill Farm: Apple Vinegar and a few apples are still available, be sure to get your order in before they are gone.

Gift Certificates are always a great choice, the recipient can select what they would like. It can be redeemed all at once or in partial purchases.

Be sure to step into Quinn’s Mercantile and explore and shop the store, great selection of Holiday gift items, Candies, Jewelry, Clothing and much much more!

Look forward seeing you on “The Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Tuesday this week December 5th, 5:00 – 6:30pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, phone, email or text.

As a reminder The Market will take a 2 week winter break starting December 23 reopening January 6, 2019

How to contact us:

Email: stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 307 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

Erdmann Farm update


Your assistance is and has been greatly appreciated helping John and Tish Erdmann cleaning their farm from the damage and debris from recent tornado damage.

If you are able, today starting at Noon – 3pm is another clean up day. Any help is appreciated. They may need assistance next weekend also, will update you if they do.

Clean up Event Information:
https://www.facebook.com/events/352486295309435/?event_time_id=352486305309434

Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday


Welcome to this weeks market and hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday.

Now is time to begin planning for the Christmas Holiday, less than a month away! For meals, desserts, appetizers, gifts the Market can help you out. Meat Shares are a gift that keeps giving through out the year. Gift Certificates are always a great choice, the recipient can select what they would like. It can be redeemed all at once or in partial purchases.

News from our Growers:

Few growers are still on ‘break’, please check the market later today or tomorrow to see if their products are available.

Flying S Farms: Our Farm Eggs, Produce, Jams and Jellies are available this week. Thank you for your thoughts and prayers for Catherine’s (my) recovery, I have an appointment with the Orthopedic this week to see what will be next in my recovery. I will have assistance in the kitchen later this week, planning to have our Baked items available next week.

Trinity Rose Oberhasli Dairy Goats: I wanted to reach out to each of my Trinity Rose dairy goat products customers and firstly let you know that I have been very thankful for your support of my small farm this year. It has been a pleasure getting to see you and talking with you. I wish for all of you a safe and happy Christmas and a warm and cozy winter. Look for us to be available again on the market in mid-February when we are milking again. Arden Ward

Be sure to step into Quinn’s Mercantile and explore and shop the store, great selection of Holiday gift items, Candies, Jewelry, Clothing and much much more!

Look forward seeing you on “The Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday November 28, 5:00 – 6:30pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, phone, email or text.

As a reminder The Market will take a 2 week winter break starting December 23 reopening January 6, 2019.

How to contact us:

Email: stonesrivemarket@gmail.com
Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 307 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

Resending.....What’s for Dinner!!! Turkeys, Pies, Cookies and much more!


I am sending the Weblog again because I neglected to add some great information from Carole’s Herbs aka CS3 Farms.

Good Morning…Market is OPEN…DELIVERY WILL BE TUESDAY THIS WEEK, because THE TURKEYS ARE COMING!!!

All of us here on the Stones River Market want to wish everyone a Safe and Wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday, we have a few growers out this week but will return next week. Several great choices for this week. Enjoy and stay warm!

OOPS…I forgot to mention this, in this mornings Weblog….here’s the update:

CS3 Farms, host for Carole’s Herbs and other developing lines, has several jellies, gourmet mustards, and teas available for your Thanksgiving Dinner.

Our Scarborough Fair Gourmet Mustard is both good and good for you! Ingredients include parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme, brown and yellow mustard seeds, malt and rice vinegar.Try it on salad, sandwiches, vegetables, ham, and other meat. It’s GF and organic. Mustard seeds contain trace minerals selenium and magnesium, which are often used to manage asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, and migraines.

Our Habanero Mint Jelly is made with Habaneros, Jalapeños, Mint, and Vinegar. Try it on rolls, biscuits, lamb, pork, or turkey. Mint has been used to aid digestion, treat dizziness, nausea, and nasal congestion, and boost immunity.

Do you expect stress or appetite issues to come with your holiday? The ingredients in our new Sage Herbal Tea– (Sage, Raspberry Leaf, and Lemon Balm) can be used to help settle your stomach. treat loss of appetite, limit heartburn, reduce stress and anxiety, and control nausea. And it tastes good, too!

Wedge Oak Farm: Turkeys arrive this week. Few new meat choices added.

Flying S Farms: Has available Broccoli, Cauliflower, 2 variety of Cabbage, new item of Rosemary & Thyme Artisan Bread, don’t forget their delicious Pumpkin Bread and Cookies make a nice Dessert or Hostess Gift.

Trinity Rose Oberhasli Dairy Goats: Has added Elderberry Syrup to help your immune system. Located in Herbal Healing.

Mo’ Scrubs by Toya: Has marked down all bath salts from $15 to $10 to make room for upcoming holiday products. They can be found in Soap & Skin Care in the Bath Soak Category.

Rocky Glade Farm: Don’t forget to get your Sweet Potato’s, bake, roast, fry, raw…the list goes on!

BB’s Gourmet Pretzels: After receiving numerous requests from our customers, has added Gluten Free Pretzels this week along with the other delicious Pretzels. These will go well with your holiday buffet or snacks.

The Cajun Diva: added a several new items this week, Cushaw Pie and Sweet Potato Pie, I love her description for this pie; A traditional Thanksgiving staple, this deliciousness is made with fresh and local Tennessee sweet potatoes. Your table will be undressed without it! Find Tandoori Tomato Jam and Smoked Tomato Jam that pair well with cheeses and meats. Creole and Cajun Seasonings and Creole Mixes (Camellia Red Beans and Rice, Creole Jambalaya, Dirty Rice)

6R Farm: Several wonderful pie selections and Pumpkin Roll for the season.

Be sure to step into Quinn’s Mercantile and explore and shop the store, great selection of Holiday gift items, Candies, Jewelry, Clothing and much much more!

Look forward seeing you on “The Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Tuesday this week November 20, 5:00 – 6:30pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, phone, email or text. Market will be back on schedule next week with Delivery on Wednesday November 28.

How to contact us:

Email: stonesrivemarket@gmail.com
Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 307 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

UPDATE...What’s for Dinner!!! Turkeys, Pies, Cookies and much more!


Good Morning…Market is OPENDELIVERY WILL BE TUESDAY THIS WEEK, because THE TURKEYS ARE COMING!!!

All of us here on the Stones River Market want to wish everyone a Safe and Wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday, we have a few growers out this week but will return next week. Several great choices for this week. Enjoy and stay warm!

OOPS…I forgot to mention this, here’s the update:

CS3 Farms, host for Carole’s Herbs and other developing lines, has several jellies, gourmet mustards, and teas available for your Thanksgiving Dinner.

Our Scarborough Fair Gourmet Mustard is both good and good for you! Ingredients include parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme, brown and yellow mustard seeds, malt and rice vinegar.Try it on salad, sandwiches, vegetables, ham, and other meat. It’s GF and organic. Mustard seeds contain trace minerals selenium and magnesium, which are often used to manage asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, and migraines.

Our Habanero Mint Jelly is made with Habaneros, Jalapeños, Mint, and Vinegar. Try it on rolls, biscuits, lamb, pork, or turkey. Mint has been used to aid digestion, treat dizziness, nausea, and nasal congestion, and boost immunity.

Do you expect stress or appetite issues to come with your holiday? The ingredients in our new Sage Herbal Tea– (Sage, Raspberry Leaf, and Lemon Balm) can be used to help settle your stomach. treat loss of appetite, limit heartburn, reduce stress and anxiety, and control nausea. And it tastes good, too!

Wedge Oak Farm: Turkeys arrive this week. Few new meat choices added.

Flying S Farms: Has available Broccoli, Cauliflower, 2 variety of Cabbage, new item of Rosemary & Thyme Artisan Bread, don’t forget their delicious Pumpkin Bread and Cookies make a nice Dessert or Hostess Gift.

Trinity Rose Oberhasli Dairy Goats*: Has added Elderberry Syrup to help your immune system. Located in Herbal Healing.

Mo’ Scrubs by Toya: Has marked down all bath salts from $15 to $10 to make room for upcoming holiday products. They can be found in Soap & Skin Care in the Bath Soak Category.

Rocky Glade Farm: Don’t forget to get your Sweet Potato’s, bake, roast, fry, raw…the list goes on!

BB’s Gourmet Pretzels: After receiving numerous requests from our customers, has added Gluten Free Pretzels this week along with the other delicious Pretzels. These will go well with your holiday buffet or snacks.

The Cajun Diva: added a several new items this week, Cushaw Pie and Sweet Potato Pie, I love her description for this pie; A traditional Thanksgiving staple, this deliciousness is made with fresh and local Tennessee sweet potatoes. Your table will be undressed without it! Find Tandoori Tomato Jam and Smoked Tomato Jam that pair well with cheeses and meats. Creole and Cajun Seasonings and Creole Mixes (Camellia Red Beans and Rice, Creole Jambalaya, Dirty Rice)

6R Farm: Several wonderful pie selections and Pumpkin Roll for the season.

Be sure to step into Quinn’s Mercantile and explore and shop the store, great selection of Holiday gift items, Candies, Jewelry, Clothing and much much more!

Look forward seeing you on “The Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Tuesday this week November 20, 5:00 – 6:30pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, phone, email or text. Market will be back on schedule next week with Delivery on Wednesday November 28.

How to contact us:

Email: stonesrivemarket@gmail.com
Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 307 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday


Good Morning on this “Chili” day (hint hint..), the Market is OPEN with some great items for upcoming holidays and for you.

Last week was a emotional roller coaster type of week for our area. The tragic Tornado damages effected many of us. Including our Market Owner, John Erdmann, their home and farm was destroyed. News clips can be found on our Stones River Market Facebook page below. A link to the GoFundMe account is also listed below. Donations will also be accepted during our Market Pick Up time and Quinn’s Mercantile during business hours. John has requested assistance with cleaning up the debris on the farm. A tentative ‘Clean the Farm Day’ will be around 1st of December. Announcement and updates will be posted on the Facebook page and through this Weblog.

In the colder weather it is important to take care of ourselves. Many great ‘healthful’ items can be found in Soap and Skin Care and Herbal Healing Salves and Oils.

Our Meat vendors have great selection of items that will make any meal and holiday dinner a success. Winter Produce is still available and Rocky Glade Farm has returned with their delicious Carolina Ruby Sweet Potatoes.

Please scan the Market listing, so many wonderful things available this week from our terrific group of Growers and Vendors. We are excited to welcome BB Gourmet Pretzels, The Creole Diva, Mo’ Scrubs by Toya to the Market.

Thank you to all that were able to participated in our “Meet the Farmer” event last week. We are planning another event sometime in the Spring.

News from our Growers:

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse: This is the LAST WEEK to place deposits for their beautiful Christmas Wreaths and Kissing Balls. They also have Christmas cacti and several colors of African violets in bloom for Christmas.

Farrar Farm LLC: HOLIDAY PRE-ORDERS — Reserve your item by selecting it and paying the deposit. Order early to have them for the holidays. They will order it from processor and let you know when it is ready. Some items sell out pretty quickly, so order early.

Flying S Farms: Their popular Christmas Jam is available again and several Flaming HOT Jellies.

The Creole Diva: Delicious Dirty Rice mix and Creole Spice is great for these colder days and anytime.

Link to GoFundMe account for John Erdmann:
https://www.gofundme.com/erdman-family-recovery?utm_source=internal&utm_medium=email&utm_content=cta_button&utm_campaign=upd_n&fbclid=IwAR0qL-ijouuoqgEHtfvow5vlngYpDfUE_A4zT3ZTCgJZNwhZ3YsaqpyupXI

Looking forward seeing you on “The Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday.

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s the map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

John's Home Destroyed by Tornado


The storm that came through last evening (11-5-18) has cause a rash of damage across Rutherford County and surrounding areas. Our Market Owner John Erdmann’s home is destroyed! and several homes surrounding them.

I’ve been in contact with him via texting, he says “everyone is okay, the farm is destroyed”!

Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers and I will keep everyone updated when I know anything.

Nothing will change with Wednesday delivery on ‘The Porch’. Please come by and sign a card for him and his family. I’m sure I’ll have more information by then to give everyone.

How to contact us:

Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s the map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

Holiday Turkeys and News from Wedge Oak Farm


Wedge Oak Farm has listed their Holiday Turkey on the Market, place a deposit and in comments let them know the size of Turkey you would like; small, medium, large or extra large. Balance paid at delivery.

Your are also invited to Seasoned Sunday: Sausage and Beer
at Wedge Oak Farm, Lebanon, TN
November 11th from 12-5. We are
raising money and awareness for the Tennessee Local Food Summit which takes place in November at Montegomery Bell Academy.
Our event will feature 5 local chefs (Trevor Moran of Strategic Hospitality, Laura Wilson of Citizen Kitchens, Trey Cioccia of Farm House and Black Rabbit, and Jess Benefield and Trey Burnette of Two Ten Jack and Green Pheasant) who will each prepare a sausage using WOF’s locally raised heritage pork and 4 local breweries (Blackberry Farm, Jackalope, Yazoo, and Southern Grist)
who will each offer 2 beers. Barefoot Farmer and Bloomsbury Farm will provide vegetables that will be prepared over the fire by Chef William Gentry.
There will also be live fire cooking, fire pits, and good times.
Our ticket sales are now live. Any help from you would be greatly
appreciated.
More details :

www.tncraftbeermag.com/seasoned-sunday-sausage-and-beer-at-wedge-oak-farm

Tickets are now available on Eventbrite:

www.eventbrite.com/e/seasoned-sunday-sausage-and-beer-tickets-51825869571

Facebook event page:

www.facebook.com/events/180570212853014/

We also have Twitter and IG accounts at @seasonedsunday.

Best Regards,

Karen

Welcome to this week Market - There is a lot Happening


Welcoming in November, Fall Colors, Cooler Weather and NEW GROWERS/VENDORS!

We are excited to welcome BB Gourmet Pretzels, The Creole Diva, Mo’ Scrubs by Toya to the Market.

This week there will be a Meet and Taste event on “The Porch”. Great way to put a face to some of our Growers/Vendors and see what they will have available over the next few months.

There are many new Items on the market this week, be sure to check out the Herbal teas, Nasal inhalers, Creole Mixes, Cajun Seasoning, Pretzels, Salt and Bath Scrubs.

News from our Growers:

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse:
Pre-ordering will be open for a couple more weeks for our beautiful Christmas wreaths and kissing balls. We will be able to make only a limited number of each (good help is hard to find!), and when they’re gone, they’re gone. Pre-order prices on wreaths and kissing balls (10% discount) will be in effect till Nov 15, so reserve yours now. We will fill orders as received, beginning about Dec 1.

We will also have pink Christmas cacti and several colors of African violets in bloom well before Christmas, with the pots wrapped with florist foil at no extra charge, upon request. These make fabulous gifts for plant lovers, anytime during the holiday season.

Carole’s Herbs:
Has added Rosemary-Mint-Green tomato Jalapeno Jam great on eggs, winter squash, bread, macaroni salad or your choice of meets. Also Herbal teas, Nasal Inhalers and Mustard Spreads.

Flying S Farms:
New Radish – Snow Globe a white round radish with mild taste. Almost Seedless Blackberry Jam and Wild Blackberry Jam is back in stock.

Looking forward seeing you on “The Porch” at Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday.

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s the map: https://goo.gl/maps/GAkJS1wawbr

Weather permitting, I hope to be able to set up a table at the Meet & Taste this Wednesday. If I’m not there because of the weather, my pre-ordering information for the kissing balls and wreaths may be there anyway. Don’t forget to put in your order!