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The Market is Back Open - A Grower Returns


Welcome back to another week of local products. Michael Raines with Frontier Family Farm returns to the Market. Mike was with us when we first opened. He will bring to us lettuce and other products from his farm.

Other news this week:

  • Double Star Bar Farm is selling seed potatoes for a fall garden. Rod will be providing instructions to grow them in containers.
  • Flying S Farms has added zucchini pineapple bread.
  • Prospect Hill Farm still has some blueberries this week.
  • Rocky Glade Farm returns with their produce after a one week break. Their son Dylem is also selling some of his eggs from his free range chickens
  • Wild Flours also has some quick breads.

You will also find a wide variety of fresh herbs from the different farmers on the Market.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

The Market is Back Open


The Market is back open with a regular schedule for everyone. Thanks for Bloomsbury Farm last week for “Meet the Farmer” night. I hope many of you stopped by and met Lauren and sampled what they have to offer. I will work with the others farmers and have another meet soon.

Some announcements for this week:

  • Rocky Glade Farm is taking the week away.
  • Rockhouse Hollow Farm has added Asian pears.
  • Rainbow Hill Farm added another variety of apples – Gala.

There is still time to buy a beautiful hanging basket to brighten your porch or patio. Begonia baskets from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse are on sale again this week. Get one to enjoy for the rest of the summer and fall. Begonias will thrive in full sun or part shade, with plenty of water.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

Time to Order Local Food - A Special Note for Nashville Customers


The Market is back open this morning. We have several new items this week.

Nashville Customers – Please do not order this week since I will not be at the Polk Ave location. Thank you.

Other notes for you this week:

Flying S Farms listed Arkansas Traveler tomatoes to go with tomatoes available.
Prospect Hill Farm adds red pears to the Market.
Rainbow Hill Farms brings back their apples starting with Gingergold.
Rock Hill Road Farm returns with her eggs.
Wedge Oak Farm added a new roast – Teras Major
West Wind Farms has restocked theirs eggs.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

The Market is Back Open


Welcome back to another week of locally grown and made products. Besides new and returning products, the news of the week is that Stones River Market now accepts EBT payments. Please share that news with others.

New and returning items this week include:

Wedge Oak Farm has some new artisan pork products this week. Tasso Ham, Smoked Ham Hocks,and loads of Bacon available!!!
New sausages added:

  • Bangers- from the English Bangers and Mash dish
  • Oishii – a Japanese sausage links, made especially for Wedge Oak Farm! means " tasty" in Japanese
  • Baconage- bacon and sausage stuffed links

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse has reduced prices on their begonia hanging baskets. The “regular” size baskets, originally $10, are now $7. The larger baskets, originally $15, are now $11. Order these nice full baskets while there are still some left!

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

Weblog Entry


The Market is back open this morning. There is a returning vendor and some returning produce this week.

After a week break, Ridiculous Chocolate returns and has re-stocked his inventory.

Some of the new and returning veggies include:

  • Two varieties of beets from Flying S Farms
  • Eggplant from White City Produce and Greenhouse
  • A couple of varieties of potatoes from Rocky Glade Farm

You will also find a good variety of peppers and tomatoes from numerous farmers.

Wedge Oak Farm has added some new pork products including a green bacon that you can cure yourself.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

The Market is Back Open


Welcome to another week of local products and there is a good variety of items available for you. There has finally been an explosion of tomatoes from all the produce farmers.

Some other news for you:

  • Double Star Bar Farms has their energy bars this week
  • Erdmann Farm has added arugula
  • Farmer Brown has all of his salads available
  • Flying S Farms has listed green beans
  • Potatoes are available from Rocky Glade Farm and Rockhouse Hollow
  • West Wind Farms has re-stocked their ground beef and steaks
  • There is plenty of wheat grass available from Bloomsbury Farm, Double Star Bar Farms and Farmer Brown

Finally, Rock Hill Road Farm is taking a couple of weeks away from the Market to move to a new farm. She will return in August.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

Time to Order Local Food - A New Grower is Added


The Market is back open this morning. We have two returning farmers and one new one joining us this week.

Blue Honey Farms and Prospect Hill Farm return with their blueberries. We welcome Bloomsbury Farm to the Market. They have sprouts and wheat grass for you.

Some other news of interest this week include:

  • Lettuce from Farmer Brown returns
  • Rainbow Hill Farm has added corn to the Market

Be sure to see what the other farmers and producers have to offer.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

The Market is Back Open Today


Welcome back to another week of locally grown and made products. I hope everyone had a fun and safe Fourth of July even though we were extremely wet. It is nice to see some sun this morning.

The schedule returns to normal for everyone.

We have plenty of products for you to choose this week. After taking a week vacation, Farmer Brown returns with all of his salads, micro-greens, pickles, jams and cakes. Double Star Bar has their energy bars available again. Both Rocky Glade Farm and White City Produce and Greenhouse have plenty of tomatoes. The nut butters are back from West Wind Farms. Rockhouse Hollow has added Asian cucumbers and wild blackberries.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

Time to Order Local Food - Happy Fourth of July


The Fourth of July is this week and the Market will be open as scheduled with the regular Wednesday pick up.

Special note for Nashville customers – No pick up this week as I will not be in the office Thursday nor Friday.

Other announcements:

Wheat grass is back from Double Star Bar Farm.
Gladiolas are a new cut flower added by Erdmann Farm.
Wedge Oak Farm wants me to let you know that they have various sizes of delicious ribs in time for the holiday. They also have suckling pig and will make a special delivery to allow for thawing.

Since the Fourth is a perfect time for grilling, don’t forget about the products offered from Meadow Branch Beef, Wedge Oak Farm and West Wind Farms.

Finally, Stones River Market has been approved to accept SNAP. I will have the necessary equipment soon. Please share this information with anyone you might know.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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

The Market is Back Open Today


Summer officially arrived this week and we are seeing the arrival of many of the summer vegetables from all the farmers.

Flying S Farms has added vegetables to their inventory to go with jams and breads. You will see cucumbers, squash, tomatoes, beans, cabbages, and much more from Farmer Brown, Ferris Family Farm, Rainbow Hill Farm, Rocky Glade Farm, and White City Produce and Greenhouse.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse has added many different varieties of herbs, flowers and plants for your home garden.

Erdmann Farm has cut flower zinnias and sunflowers to brighten up any house.

Don’t forget about the other farmers and producers on the Market making thier products available for you.

Thank you for your orders last week.

John

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