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MORE and MORE new products 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


Good morning!

We have a new vendor on the market, Hope for Health joins us offering baked goods and candies. We asked her to tell us about her business practices. She wants everyone to know: I am all about packing in as much nutrition into everything I make (with the exception of my candy). I only use the best ingredients whenever possible, including organic, natural, etc., in all of my baked goods. I grind my own flours, use fresh farm eggs, fresh unprocessed honey, organic coconut oil, and organic spices. Even my candy, which I see as an occasional treat, only has pure cane sugar, real butter, etc. Thanks!

She has added many goodies along with customized Valentine treats for your loved ones and delicious pumpkin muffins (we have first-hand experience with them). Check those out!

Chef Jenny with Seeds of Success has added some gorgeous GLUTEN FREE Heart Healthy Brownies. Instead of flour, these brownies are made with heart healthy, protein rich black beans. The chocolatey richness comes from cocoa, dark chocolate chips, pure cane sugar, and farm fresh eggs. You won’t even know it’s missing flour. Consider it a guilt-free Valentine’s Day treat, for yourself, or a loved one.

Wedge Oak Farm has ground turkey, 1 lb chub of our pasture raised turkey ground with our Mangalitsa fat. They have also added artisan Tacchino. “Tacchino” is Italian for “Turkey”. Our Tacchino is a light and mild italian turkey sausage made in small batches.

Botanical Harmony Farm added all-natural, goat milk soaps in many plant-based scents.

Nuance Coffee & Tea lists new Matcha tea blends.

Our vendors sometimes bring extras to sell during pickup. Last week Hope for Health and Double Star Bar Farm brought muffins and sourdough breads. These were a huge hit and we hope to have more this week. They will be at the table next to checkout.

ALSO Stones River Market has gift certificates listed! What an incredible gift to share with someone…. as a housewarming, a new friend, Valentine’s Day, Mother or fathers day or just to something wonderful to share with someone who doesn’t quite understand “buying and supporting local” or whole foods eating.

Again, we thank you for the support of this market and the growers/makers who rely on you for their livelihood. What an incredible community this market truly is!
See you Wednesday,

Ashleigh & Tracey
Market Managers
(931)952-1224
stonesrivermarket@gmail.com

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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/

Many new things 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

What a wonderful break in the weather this weekend! We hope you all were able to soak up some sunshine to maintain healthy body and mind!

The market has many options to also keep your body healthy:

We welcome Casey Family Farm, Lois and Dennis Casey raise a small herd of Jersey and Guernsey cows in Viola, TN and offer us a pasteurized but never homogenized milk under the dairy section. They do not use hormones, other production stimulants or chemical treatments unless absolutely necessary. You can read more about the Casey Family here

Frontier Family Farms continues to provide us with incredible tender greens.

Chef Jenny with Seeds of Success has added a Vegan, gluten free Corn Chowder with Quinoa in a 16 ounce container. She has also added a “Chick Patty” from, of course, chickpeas! Paired with nearly any of Double Star Bar Farms or Flying S savory bread options, this makes a wonderful meal for the rain and cooler night temps headed our way.

Read more of Chef Jenny’s success story here

Flying S has also added Oatmeal Cranberry cookies and Magic Bars! Check those out for a great snack or desert.

Lots of meat, eggs, milk and more are available for your weekly grocery needs! Your input and feedback is always welcome as this is OUR community market. Tell us what you want! Our farmers/makers rely on you for our livelihood so we want to hear what you are in need or search of! Thanks!

Thank you also to everyone for the lovely welcome and to John for the years of work he has put into this market to make it what it is today for you the customer and for the local growers/makers!

As a small showing of our gratitude, each order will receive a free sample-sized bar of *Botanical Harmony’s all-natural, organic goat milk soaps.

See you Wednesday,

Ashleigh & Tracey
Market Managers
(931)952-1224
stonesrivermarket@gmail.com

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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 Local Food - Exciting Changes 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


Welcome back to another week of locally grown and made products. Last week was another interesting week of weather and fortunately, the Market was not drastically affected. I hope everyone made it safely through the snow.


I started Stones River Market in 2008 with just a handful of vendors. Farmers and producers have come and gone through the years. Progressively we have grown to where we are today and there have been many changes along the way.

All this time I have had a full-time job in Nashville. Now that I have “retired,” I am busier than before. With one of my current jobs, I have the opportunity to travel to places I have never been and can no longer give the Market the attention it needs.

Effective immediately, management of Stones River Market is being transferred to Tracey Burks and Ashleigh Newnes. They have been a part of the Market for several years as Botanical Harmony. As I have been training Tracey and Ashleigh these last couple of weeks, they have been focused on making the transfer as smooth as possible for both the vendors and our customers. They bring with them some new ideas for expanding our vendor base and I am excited to see the potential growth for Stones River Market.

You will still see me at the Market since I will continue to grow produce and flowers. I will also be assisting Tracey and Ashleigh as needed as we move forward. Many of you have been with the Market a long time and I consider you friends not just customers. Please give Tracey and Ashleigh the same support that you have given me all these years.

Sincerely,

John


As for other Market news:

Alfresco Pasta is having a special on some of his products including the butternut squash ravioli and portabella spinach ravioli. Look under Noodles, Pasta and Italian Sauces for the complete list.

Flying S Farms keeps changing the soup options so this week she has added a potato shroom variety.

Rod with Double Star Bar Farms continues his work in kitchen and has now added New York style bagels. You will find plain and salted this week.

There are plenty of other products available this week. Browse the categories to see what your will find.

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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.

We 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!

John, Tracey and Ashleigh

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

The Market is Back Open


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


The Market is back open today. Erdmann Farm, Ferris Family Farm and Rocky Glade Farm are taking a break while the upcoming cold temperatures are here. You can still find produce from Flying S Farms and Frontier Family Farms.

We have several new items on the Market this week:

  • Alfresco Pasta has added several new products including a smoked gouda bacon big cheez and a Spinach Pappardelle (Very Wide Noodle).
  • Flying S Farms has added two kinds of soup – a lentil and cabbage and a loaded potato.
  • Wedge Oak Farm has added already prepared chicken stock in addition to Blue Danube, a Hungarian inspired and pure Mangalitsa sausage.

Finally, Sean with Nuance Coffee and Tea sends us this message:

Nuance Coffee & Tea has added 4 new coffees, to our offerings, this week. They are:

1. Mexico – International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) (Org.) – Cupping notes: Dutch chocolate, malted barley, amaretto liqueur, very sweet, med. acidity, Good Body
2. Laos – Naga Grade #1 – Rain Forest Alliance (RFA) – Champasak Region of the Boloven Plateau – Cupping notes: Earthy, Sumatran like cup, with tobacco and herbal notes.
3. East Timor – Ermera – Eraulo & Lauana Farmer Groups – Cupping notes: Balanced, cocoa, Granny Smith apple, brewing hops.
4. Brazil – Mogiana Fine Cup – 3/4 Peaberry – Natural / Dry Processed – Cupping notes: Chocolate, toffee, nougat, medium acidity, rich heavy body, long finish.

Thank you and, as always, “Enjoy”!

There are plenty of other products available this week. Browse the categories to see what your will find.

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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.

I 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!

John

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

Time to Order Local Food - A New Vendor Joins 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


Welcome back to another week of local products as well as probably the coldest week of winter yet. Due to the cold weather, Rocky Glade Farm is taking a break this week but there are still plenty of vegetables from Frontier Family Farm. Watch for Erdmann Farm, Ferris Family Farm and Flying S Farms to update their inventory.

We have a new vendor joining us this week. It is Nom Noms Dog Treats. Sandy comes to us from Nashville with gluten free wheat free deliciously nutritious dog treats.

Flying S Farms has updated her frozen soup listing with a vegan tomato basil. Partner that with the Artisan bread from Double Star Bar Farms and you have a delicious winter meal. The cheese dips or pastas from Alfresco Pasta would also be a nice accompaniment with the bread.

If you like making your own soups, then look to see what Farrar Farm, Wedge Oak Farm and West Wind Farms has to offer.

There are plenty of other products available this week. Browse the categories to see what your will find.

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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.

I 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!

John

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

The Market is Back Open - 2016 Arrives


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


Welcome to 2016. We are back with another week of locally grown and made products. Chef Jenny returns with her artisan seasonings. Rainbow Hill Farm is back with lettuce, greens, turnips, sweet potatoes and winter squash. Rocky Glade Farm has updated their inventory with plenty of radishes, hakurei turnips, kale, choi, parsley and radicchio. Wedge Oak Farm has updated their inventory of beef.

There are plenty of other products available this week. Browse the categories to see what your will find.

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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!

Winter weather is back and a perfect time for soup. Here is a recipe I found that uses kale and Italian sausage. It comes from Tammilee Tips.

CROCK POT ITALIAN SAUSAGE WEDDING SOUP RECIPE

INGREDIENTS

1 tbsp olive oil
1 lb ground Italian Sausage
1 red onion, diced
2 carrots, sliced
6 cups chicken stock/broth
4 packed cups kale, chopped
1 tsp lemon juice
2 tsp minced garlic
1 bay leaf
¼ tsp crushed red pepper flakes
½ cup small pasta
salt and pepper to taste

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place olive oil in a skillet over medium heat, add in ground sausage and cook until browned. Drain off excess fat, return to heat and add in onions and carrots, cook until onions sweat
  2. Transfer meat and veggies to the crock pot. Add in chicken broth, kale, lemon juice, garlic, bay leaf, crushed red peppers and stir to combine
  3. Cook on low for 5 hours, add in pasta and cook for 1 additional hour
  4. Season to taste with salt and pepper, serve with Parmesan cheese sprinkled on top

I 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!

John

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

Time to Order Local Food - The New Year Arrives


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


The Market returns to regular operations after our break last week. Hard to believe but the new year arrives this week. We have plenty of products available for your New Years’ Day gatherings.

We have several producers extending their break. They include Chef Jenny, JourneyWorks Community Garden, Rainbow Hill Farm, The Blue Porch and White City Produce and Greenhouse. Watch for their return soon.

Farrar Farms is running a special this week.

Buy one pound of Lynchburg Beef Chorizo from Farrar Farm, get a second pound for half price. Our Chorizo is slightly spicy, with no MSG or preservatives. And, as always, our beef is hormone, antibiotic, and steroid free.

Other items of interest include:

Flying S Farms introduced spiced apple butter.

There are plenty of eggs available this week from Flying S Farms, Vaughn Brothers Farm, Wedge Oak Farm and West Wind Farms.

Produce is also available from Erdmann Farm, Ferris Family Farm, Frontier Family Farm, and Rocky Glade Farm.

There are plenty of other products available this week. Browse the categories to see what your will find.

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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.

I 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!

John

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

Merry Christmas


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


Merry Christmas to everyone as we take a break to be with friends and family. May your holidays be filled with peace, love and joy.

We will return to our normal schedule next Sunday.

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it.

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.

I 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!

John

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

Time to Order Local Food - New Products and Schedule Reminder


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


Hapy Holidays! The Market is back open this morning with several new and returning items. RJ will be at the Market again on Wednesday showcasing products she and Maura have made.

Special Note Reminder – the Market will be closed the week of December 20, then reopen December 27. Please make your plans according to this schedule.

Chef Jenny brings Cuckoo Cocoa Bits in time for the holidays. They are a nutritious combination of toasted sunflower seeds and pumpkin seeds that have been lightly sweetened with agave and flavored with cocoa and coconut.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse still has several kissing balls available.

Frozen soup from Flying S Farms returns this week.

Wedge Oak Farm offers a Holiday Goose for your traditional Christmas dinner.

White City Produce and Greenhouse brings back Grapevine Christmas Wreaths and Center Pieces.

Various kinds of soup bones are available from Farrar Farm, Wedge Oak Farms and West Wind Farms.

There are plenty of other products available this week. Browse the categories to see what your will find.

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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.

I 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!

John

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

The Market is Back Open - Specials and Schedule Update


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


Welcome to December and the Holiday season. You will find plenty of products on the Market that can be given to friends and family including gift certificates, jams, jellies, candy and plants.

Special Note – the Market will be closed the week of December 20, then reopen December 27. Please make your plans according to this schedule.

Other News This Week:

Chef Jenny has Cuckoo Cocoa Bits (with coconut), a delightful treat for the holiday season.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse brings back her Kissing Balls. They are made with live greens, pine cones, seed pods, and dried grasses, these balls are about 12" diameter and suitable to hang inside or out, wherever you want a pretty Christmas decoration. They look lovely on a shepherd’s crook for a beautiful winter garden decoration which will look nice long after Christmas. Each one is mounted on a sturdy hanger, and is finished off with a bright red bow.

Flying S Farms brings back frozen peppers puree and Christmas jam. She is also introducing red velvet cheesecake brownies and snickerdoodle blondie bars. These are also done in 8×8 and 9×13 pans which are great for buffet.

Farrar Farms returns this week and is running a special. If you purchase $20 of their products, they will include 5 pounds of fresh, raw dog bones.

There are plenty of other products available this week. Browse the categories to see what your will find.


Special Product Sale

For the next couple of weeks, Maura and RJ (aka the chicken lady) will be setting up during Market pick up selling hand made products that they were recently selling at the Holly Days Sale in Murfreesboro

Thanks so much for your support of Stones River Market, all of our growers, local food, and our rights to eat it. We’ll see you on Wednesday at Southern Stained Glass at 310 West Main Street from 5:00 to 6: 30 pm!

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.

I 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!

John

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