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Lemonade stand and bake sale this week at pickup!


Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News

Just had to send a second email to share what’s happening this Wednesday at pickup.

The Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Murfreesboro Youth will have a lemonade and bake sale during pickup to benefit the Murfreesboro Community Garden.

Allie Becker, a long-time market member, is affiliated with the group and they are super thankful and excited to be able to come hang on the porch with us.

PLEASE come support this group of community members who are truly walking the walk to support local!
(Isn’t this handcrafted stand GORGEOUS?!)
Even if you don’t order this week, come see us!

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

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Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News


Good morning!

Linda from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse sends this note from the greenhouse:

Is your garden looking a little tired & drab? Does it need some colorful perennials? Dogwood Valley Greenhouse plants are available all year round, unlike the box stores. And I pay special attention to sequence of bloom when I add new plants to the market. Right now I have several in bloom, including the “old reliable” carnations, which have bloomed all summer. These garden carnations have shorter stems and smaller blooms than the florist types, but they bloom prolifically, and their scent is heavenly! I have restocked several types of Coneflowers, and although these plants are young and small, they have been blooming very nicely for most of the summer. Some of the reblooming daylilies, as well as Pincushion Flower and Tradescantia, are back in bloom after a short rest. The gauras aren’t prolific bloomers, but their delicate dancing flowers will continue all summer till frost. The less common Species begonias are just coming into bloom now in the shady greenhouse. These are native to this area, but I cannot tell whether they are true perennials, or whether their prolific self-seeding is the reason I have them every year. I also currently have Toad Lily and Plumbago in bloom, more shade-lovers whose blooms are sure signs of shortening day length. Coral bells are also very colorful in the late summer shady garden, with bright foliage color choices between lime green and burgundy, some with striking markings. Still waiting their turn to bloom are the Anemones, Asters, and Sedums. If you haven’t tried some of these beauties, you owe it to your perennial garden to add a few now!

Thanks so much!

Blessings,
Linda

Anita with Anne E May’s Gluten Free Goodies sends this note:
It’s back to school time, and my Abbie and myself will be starting back tomorrow! So Ann E. May’s will be trying something a little different. In an attempt to balance school with baking, Ann E. Mays will be only offering a couple choice items every week. We don’t want you to get bored, so we will change what we are offering from week to week. This week, Ann E. Mays is cooking up some delicious Gluten Free Zucchini Dump Cake, and Gluten Free/dairy free Lemon poppyseed muffins. Order plenty to freeze because it won’t be back next week! Candied bacon will be offered weekly, for a limited time. Thanks!

Don’t forget to take a trip through Quinn’s Mercantile Absolutely the best shop around! Locally made goods, something for everyone and the best staff in the Boro! We appreciate Tracy Toy and the space she has provided us!

Botanical Harmony Farm is adding new balms and salves for your herbal, all-natural self-care needs! A Dream Balm to help promote relaxation and deep sleep with lucid dreaming which includes our farmgrown Mugwort (Artemisia vulgaris, lavender and lemon balm> These plants can help relax and aid in deep sleep without being a sedative or have side-effects.

Moon Time Balm includes White Willow bark, Yarrow flowers calming menstrual cramps. NOT for use by pregnant women as the yarrow can cause increased blood circulation.

Plant Magic Healing Salve! THIS has been in our arsenal for over a decade and we FINALLY have our ST. John’s Wort plants blooming again to make a coveted “red oil” which helps nerve ending pain and burns on skin. There are many other amazing skin healing and nourishing plants in this salve. Use for cuts, wounds, skin burns, insect bites and we even have a customer who uses it for a MOISTURIZER! He looks great! :D

Check these out and we will be adding some new products and sample sets, gift sets and more this fall!

Rainbow Hill still has peaches and I just saw APPLES!!! Get em fresh and always get them local!!

Quinn’s Mercantile has you covered for back to school shopping! Unique must-haves and gifts for new college-bound students will make you the hit of their school year! Check out all Tracy and her staff have going on inside!

Farrar Farm has burger patties for your end of the summer, backyard barbeques.

Of course the vegetables are still pouring in! peppers galore, squash and so much more! We have so much to offer and choose from in ONE convenient shopping place!

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

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Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News


Good morning!

Here’s the latest from the market:

Erdmann Farm is away this week.

Smirk is BACK!! I know you’ve been waiting patiently and now the wait is over!

Fingerling potatoes were added by Nature’s Wealth

Botanical Harmony Farm is adding a wound care spray for those who prefer to sanitize and cleanse a wound or bites with a spray rather than a salve.
We have had rave reviews from human users- “great for itchy bug bites when I forget to use your bug spray”

and a canine owner- " Just wanted to tell you how much the Wound Care Spray WORKS! My dog has hot spots, BAD ones and nothing worked on them until your spray!!"

That was incredible to hear! Wild- harvested healing plants infused into witch hazel and other healing, skin friendly, all-natural ingredients! Comes in a handy aluminum spray bottle.

Also try out our spray deodorant! Witch hazel infused with wild rose petals are astringent while Magnesium is properly deodorizing, naturally, with no antiperspirant! Sweat away with confidence that this deodorant WORKS!

Short Mountain Cultures offers us some of the most delicious kraut! Choose from a variety of offerings. We use the kraut instead of pickles on bean burgers, as a side dish or even straight out of the jar as a snack! Excellent taste and nutrition!

Such a busy and bountiful time right now! Hope you are able to slow down and enjoy! No slowing down here, but we are enjoying :).

Don’t forget to take a trip through Quinn’s Mercantile Absolutely the best shop around! Locally made goods, something for everyone and the best staff in the Boro! We appreciate Tracy Toy and the space she has provided us!

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

Please, share your recipes with us on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Stones River Market products, so we can try it too!

I am taking a break from recipes. Look for them to return soon.

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

Good morning!


Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News


Good morning!

Here’s the latest from the market:

Erdmann Farm is back and brings us beans, cucumbers, and peppers! Glad to have him back with us.

The Krafty Kupboard is fully stocked! ALL types of hummus, super-food trail mix, freshly milled flours, granola, soups, baking mixes and much more!!

Smirk will be away this week!

Fingerling potatoes were added by Nature’s Wealth

Until this heat subsides, Botanical Harmony Farm will offer Alfalfa Sprouts as those are less picky about the extreme temps.

Marcy Jams will be away for two weeks but you can also find her jams in Quinn’s Mercantile and at the Saturday Market on the Murfreesboro square!

Such a busy and bountiful time right now! Hope you are able to slow down and enjoy! No slowing down here, but we are enjoying :).

Don’t forget to take a trip through Quinn’s Mercantile Absolutely the best shop around! Locally made goods, something for everyone and the best staff in the Boro! We appreciate Tracy Toy and the space she has provided us!

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

Please, share your recipes with us on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Stones River Market products, so we can try it too!

I am taking a break from recipes. Look for them to return soon.

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

THYME to order ;)


Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News

Good morning everyone, the market is open and ready for this week’s ordering.

Linda at Dogwood Valley Greenhouse offers you a deal on THYME:

Do you have thyme to plant some new herbs? Dogwood Valley Greenhouse is running a special on thyme plants this week: buy three plants and get a fourth one of equal value free. Mix and match. Varieties of thyme included in this special are: Common (Garden), English, Lemon, Variegated Lemon, Lime, Silver-edged, and Wooly. Just order three plants and include a note telling me which additional one you want for free.

Our other herbs, perennials, ferns, and hanging baskets are all looking for good homes too. Check our listings on the market. We have something for every gardener!

Blessings,
Linda

Botanical Harmony Farm has 3 types of sprouts available: Alfalfa, Broccoli, and Zesty. All start with Organic sprouting seeds and are rinsed and cleaned with purified water.

They have also added Duck Eggs from Non-gmo, free-range ducks! Delicious and great for baking!

Erdmann Farm will be away this week and we look forward to his return!

Take a few moments to browse the categories, find something new and do give feedback about your shopping experience!

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

Please, share your recipes with us on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Stones River Market products, so we can try it too!

I am taking a break from recipes. Look for them to return soon.

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

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Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News

Good morning everyone! The market is open and ready for your orders. Take a moment to browse! There is so much to see and choose from!

Flying S Farms has added a new seed-free blackberry jelly.

Ferris Family Farm has added eggplant and peppers.

Erdmann Farm has GORGEOUS cut flowers! Gladiolas and sunflowers are coming in bright and beautiful!

Happy shopping and we thank you so much for your support!

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

Please, share your recipes with us on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Stones River Market products, so we can try it too!

I am taking a break from recipes. Look for them to return soon.

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

Happy Independence Day! Time to order!


Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News

Good morning! The market is open and ready for orders! I am sure everyone is thinking about 4th of July plans but don’t forget the rest of the week, what might you need for next weekend even? Herbs, meats, vegetables, garden plants, prepared foods, treats and so much much more is available this week!

We are so truly blessed to live in a land where we have many choices and appreciate every single vote you make with our dollars with local businesses like our farmers/makers on Stones River Market. These families depend on your votes for the ability to pay bills and for their continuity to provide for you!
THANK YOU for all you do!

I appreciate Nicole coming and greeting everyone who ordered with samples of her DELICIOUS Smirk ice cream! Which is your favorite? Our house is divided throughout the flavors for sure and that is great because it means there is something for EVERY taste bud!

The conversations with Nicole have shown me how hard-working (for her family AND her customers) she is, dedicated to TOP-NOTCH service and quality of product. Plus, she is appreciative, kind and is so happy to serve you! Thank you for supporting her family in their adventure!

Linda sends this note from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse: We have updated our pictures, especially of thyme plants, as well as several others. If you’ve been thinking of picking up a thyme plant for your herb garden, we have a great selection of lush plants available. We also have several lovely hanging baskets still available for more sunny locations. A few daylilies are still blooming, and we have a great selection of perennials for shady locations.

Thanks!

Blessings,
Linda

I see these plants come through each week (with a bit of jealousy that they aren’t going into my garden!) and love that Linda is being supported and the work of her heart and hands is in your gardens!

Short Mountain Cultures is away this week and returns next week!

There is SO MUCH on the market this week! I am feeling gushy love for the farmers AND the customers this week and need to do some sort of giveaway but just not sure what! IT WILL BE A SURPRISE!

To enter, JUST ORDER, pick up or choose delivery, pay and that’s it! I’ll announce the winner next Sunday and what the prize is.. that will give me a minute to think about giving you something awesome!

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

Please, share your recipes with us on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Stones River Market products, so we can try it too!

I am taking a break from recipes. Look for them to return soon.

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

Time to order! Don't miss this week!


Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse has recently added several new items and brought back some old favorites. New on the market this week is Lemongrass, so useful in Asian cuisine. Lavender, Greek Oregano, Sage, and Basil also rejoin the herb plant lineup this week. There is no need to buy dried and bottled herbs from the grocery when you can get just about any herb fresh-cut on Wednesday morning from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse.

The tall red Carnations are beginning a second bloom cycle, soon to be followed by the dwarf reds and several shades of pink within the next week or two. When they get back into full bloom, I will once again offer the “Garden in a Vase.” We have just one very special large Flame Violet hanging basket, whose beautiful bronze foliage and bright orange-red blooms would be perfect on your porch or patio this summer. And we have one very large beautiful “Hanging Herb Garden,” containing parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme, a wonderful gift for any chef or baker. The dwarf red reblooming daylily is also looking really good this week, although it’s in limited supply, and the tall double orange daylily will join it by the end of the weekend.

All the houseplants and out-of-bloom perennials are still available as well. Check my list and find something for that problem area or empty place in the garden. With over a hundred plants to select from, you’re sure to find that perfect one. And I’m always available by email if you have any problems or questions.

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Thanks so much!

Blessings,
Linda

Erdmann Farm has added a second variety of tomatoes, arugula, and cucumbers!

Smirk ice cream sends this note!!

Happy Sunday Stones River shoppers! We at Smirk Ice Cream want each and every one of you to know just how dangerously delicious and surprisingly healthy our ice cream is, so everyone who orders ANYTHING from the Stones River online farmers market THIS WEEK will receive a free Smirk Ice Cream Sample Pack from us on Wednesday, June 28th, when you pick up your orders.

Can’t wait to meet you all again and as Tracey says, see you on the porch! Sincerely, Nicole Sanborn Co-Owner of Smirk Ice Cream

Be sure to cruise through all the sections to see what is new or in season or find a new favorite you didn’t know we have!

Hope your start to the week is lovely,

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

Please, share your recipes with us on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Stones River Market products, so we can try it too!

I am taking a break from recipes. Look for them to return soon.

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

Time to order


Stones River Market

How to contact us:
Our Website: stonesriver.locallygrown.net
On Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
On Wednesdays: Here’s a map.

Market News


Happy Father’s Day to you, wonderful fathers!

Thank you for your responses to our “What do you do in our community” email. In a week or so, a compiled list will be added to our Facebook page and emailed to each customer.

Meantime,

Ann E. May’s Gluten-Free Goodies sends this note:
Thank you so much for stopping by the Ann E Mays table last Wednesday! We really appreciate your support. For those of you who are new, or don’t know, Ann E May’s is a dedicated gluten free cottage kitchen, and most of the baked goods are made by my 14 year old daughter Abbie. Baking is what she loves to you, and being on a restricted diet is hard for anyone. The encouragement she receives when she sets up a table at the market, is a blessing! So thank you!

My girls will be there again this coming week, so please feel free to stop by and sample one of Abbie’s gluten free goodies!

Thanks, Anita

Smirk fruit-sweetened ice cream samples were also a big hit last week!

Erdmann farm has TOMATOES!!!

Do check out all the produce rolling in, the baked goods so fresh and delicious, prepared foods, meats, eggs, bath and body and live plants for your gardens!

It has been wonderful to see folks from the market at The Center for the Arts production of Legally Blonde! So much local talent and support of the theater. Ashleigh and I are heavily invested and involved as well.

We also have appreciated seeing customers at the Murfreesboro Saturday Market which is in its second week for 2017. Many of our farmers are at this market as well so you can see their full set-up, products and ask questions to truly know your farmer/maker.

If you think you have seen it all when you cruise through Quinn’s Mercantile, Tracy will have updated and added amazing products just as you’ve walked out the door! We cannot express how much we appreciate her and her staff! Extremely accommodating and welcoming! THANK YOU!

See ya on the porch!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

Please, share your recipes with us on the Recipes tab. We’d all love to know how you use your Stones River Market products, so we can try it too!

I am taking a break from recipes. Look for them to return soon.

See the complete list of products at http://stonesriver.locallygrown.net/

We need YOU!


Good evening!

I had a thought tonight as we arrived home and unpacked the truck.

The thought has to do with you!
You support our farmers and makers, how can we stay more tightly connected and support you?!

What do you do?
Tax preparer, lawn mower, handyman, electrician, nanny, hair or makeup artist, or seamstress?

Email us at stonesrivermarket@gmail.com and give us the info and preferred contact method. In a couple weeks, I’ll have a compiled list to email!

Thank you for your support of this market and may you also find community and support from us!

Tracey Burks
Ashleigh Newnes
Market Managers