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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! We hope you are all well and ready for a great week ahead!

Warmer days are bringing wonderful things to the table!

Rocky Glade Farm is with us this week and has Radishes, swiss chard, spinach, carrots, romaine lettuce, casper kale

Linda from Dogwood Valley sends this note:
Spring is really, truly, finally here! The early spring bloomers are very happy in the greenhouse at Dogwood Valley, but would be even happier in your garden. Now is a great time to plant perennials, even if they are types that will bloom later in the season. The stock is great right now, although plants just coming out of hibernation are on the small side. I don’t have more than a dozen of many of them, fewer of some, so get yours now while the selection is good! Some of the nicest bloomers this week are: catchfly, carnations, coreopsis, Euphorbia, Lenten rose (just 1 available!), Phlox stolonifera, pincushion flower, and Vinca minor. The houseplants, hanging baskets, Rex begonias, and Aloe vera, are also very healthy and anxious to join your family. And the herb plants, starting their spring growth now, will be large enough to clip within a few short weeks.

Chef Jenny with Seeds of Success has Dill-icious is a great seasoning to transition from eating winter foods to enjoying spring favorites. Try it on: asparagus, sprouts, kale, spinach, peas, potatoes, hummus, and egg salad. It is a blend of nutritious sunflower seeds, dill, dehydrated onions, sesame seeds, turmeric, and a pinch of sea salt.

Wild Flours will be back this week and we hope they are all feeling much better!

Marcy Jams also returns this week!

Farrar Farms is away this week and returns next week.

Wedge Oak Farm is a local, family farm who provides us, consistently, with quality meat and eggs. Do check out what they have to offer! Duck, pork, chicken and more!

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.
Delivery is restricted to the Murfreesboro area.

See you Wednesday!

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/

The market is open for orders!


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 Market family!

Marcy Jams! is away this week and returns next week with new stock!

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse has added several aloe potted plants— This is a larger plant, and includes several ‘pups’ in the pot. Aloe vera is a succulent plant with a clear gel inside the leaves that is used often used as an alternative medical treatment for burns and skin care. Grow inside in bright light, or outside in shade in warm weather, watering every 2-3 weeks. Aloe vera does not like wet feet. To use, remove leaves at the base with a sharp knife, then put in a sandwich bag, wrap in foil, and store in the fridge to reuse for 4 or 5 days.

Wild Flours Bakery is with us this week with breads! Stock up!

Frontier Family Farm and Ferris Family Farm both continue to provide us with quality, no-chemical lettuces and greens needed for the spring tonics our winter blood needs!

Botanical Harmony Farm is updating their soy candle inventory and there will now be essential oils only candles and fragrance oil candles. They will be listed separately and scents will be added as we stock up on Spring scents!
Essential oil candles will include: lavender, eucalyptus mint, orange spice, unscented and more to come.

The fragrance oil options are changing into spring so will be updated this morning and continue on for the following weeks!

So to celebrate, BHF is offering a sale on candles. One for $7 (regular price $8.50) or 2 for $13! These candles have a good long, clean burn and smell incredible! GREAT for gifting!! They also have the smaller sizes listed again!

Botanical Harmony Farm will have Benjamin’s broccoli and zesty sprouts this week. Thank you for your support of our growing sprout business as we work out timing/growing and packaging kinks!

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

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! The market is open for orders 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 Market family!

Rocky Glade Farm is back and brings a new variety of Kale- Casper is a good all purpose kale that is lighter green, slightly curled, but has a unique white center making it perfect for raw kale applications where its beauty can be shown off! Of course you can cook it too!

Seeds of Success returns this week with all your favorites!

Double Star Bar Farm won’t have bread for a few more weeks but Maura brings us shitakes! YUM with some kale soup :)

White City Produce & Greenhouse will be away until around the beginning of April.

Botanical Harmony Farm will have Benjamin’s alfalfa and broccoli, and a couple of zesty sprouts this week. Thank you for your support of our growing sprout business as we work out timing/growing and packaging kinks!

Even through the winter, our market continues to bring quantity and, most important, quality! Thank you for your continued support of this type of farmers market. We appreciate you so much!

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

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/

Ordering is open for the 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 Market family!

White City Produce & Greenhouse and Wild Flours return this week while Double Star Bar Farms is still off. Seeds of Success will also be off this week.

There is plenty to be found on our incredible market!

Virgin Bay Seafood is all about sustainability and bringing products to the mainland that we couldn’t otherwise find so fresh! Wild Alaskan Seafood in TN!! 100% wild caught/ 100% sustainably harvested and available year round. Virgin Bay Seafood offers salmon, whitefish and shellfish. The even have a quarterly seafood CSA. Look under the new “seafood” category.

From The Krafty Kupboard

The Krafty Kupboard has been working hard restocking many of your favorite products. She has soups (split peas, lentils, chili), breads (cornbread, biscuits), snacks (granola, trail mix) breakfast items (pancakes, cream of wheat), various types of hummus and much more. All of her products are organic, most are gluten-free, and many are vegan.

I will add that they are ALL healthy, delicious options!

Linda at Dogwood Valley Greenhouse says:
This crazy weather has finished off the daffodils, sadly, but that just means that the greenhouses at Dogwood Valley Greenhouse are coming alive, with the early spring things beginning to bloom. Your garden will delight in the addition of some color to welcome spring very early each year. And can the herbs be far behind? We also have some really nice hanging baskets available, which will need to stay indoors till end of April. Watch the “Live Plants” category, as new plants will be made available each week. Since these are listings from previous years being made available again for this season, they will not show up in “What’s New” at the top of the page.

Ferris Family Farms has lots of delicious greens listed!

Frontier Family Farm also has plenty of delicious spinach!

This week we made a mushroom/spinach cheese stick that was out of this world! Did take any photos but wish we had!

Botanical Harmony Farm will have alfalfa and broccoli sprouts this week.

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

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/

Weblog Entry


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

BRR!! Winter reprise! Don’t worry, we have plenty of coffee, prepared foods, pastas, meats, vegetables, baked breads and sweets to warm your bones!

Rocky Glade Farm is with us this week (and then switches to every other week until spring). Stock up on:
Swiss chard, rover radishes, fakir radishes, mizspoona mild mustards, purple rapa pop, spinach, Braising Mix, Yukina Savoy, Lacinato Kale, regular Kale.

We had the lacinato kale on our whole wheat pizza and our farm’s goat cheese last night! INCREDIBLE chew and flavor!

Krafty Kupboard has hummus and kits for soups and sides that are delicious and easy to prepare!

Try Seeds of Success snacks, ready made soups and seasonings to get through the cold days with something yummy in your tummy!

Along with these great prepared foods, take home some Flying S Farms baked goods! Sure to please and are a great addition to meals!

Marcy Jams! has added a couple of new tempting flavors! Blueberry Porter:
Blueberry jam just got better with just a small amount of porter added. The flavor of this jam is absolutely amazing and brings the blueberries alive with a smokey rich flavor.

E & B Coffee will warm you through with their Sumatra or earthy Columbian

Worried about the flu? Wash your hands with Eucalyptus Mint soaps from Botanical Harmony Farm Full of good “antis” to keep the germs at bay. Won’t guarantee no flu, but it can help! There’s bar form with Himalayan Sea Salt for a great aid to detoxing the skin or try the liquid with moisturizing hemp oil! So soft!

Wild Flours will be back next week along with Double Star Bar Farms and White City Produce & Greenhouse

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

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/

SPRING is here!...? Time to order some great local goods!


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


Beautiful, hazy, Spring morning to you all!

Thank you so much to Don and Beverly with Alfresco Pasta for coming in with samples last week! Look for their items under Noodles, Pasta, and Sauce

Wild Flours is back with bread this week. Stock up enough for 2 weeks as they are on a bi-monthly schedule right now.

Marcy James returns and you don’t want to miss her Strawberry or Strawberry Peach or well, any of them:0.

Double Star Bar Farms is off the market for 2 weeks and we look forward to their return.

White City Produce &Greenhouse is with us this week

Rocky Glade Farm is as well with :

Swiss chard, radishes, spinach, lacinato kale, yukina savoy greens, Braising Mix (mix of purple pop, rosy rapa mustard greens), and kale

The Krafty Kupboard has restocked hummus! It’s incredible taste and convenience is one we cannot do without for a quick meal addition or snack on the go!

Don’t forget Dogwood Valley has those awesome begonia planters and daffodil vases to perk up any winter home!

There is a LOT to browse this week! Plenty of milk, meat, eggs, soaps, skincare, prepared yummies and more! We are a well-stocked market! Enjoy!

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

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 Valentine's Week <3


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!!

Lots on offer this week and a couple vendors away!

Linda at Dogwood Valley Greenhouse sends this:
Spring is almost here! The daffodils are in glorious bloom at Dogwood Valley Greenhouse! Brighten your dining table or bedroom with one dozen beautiful long-stemmed garden-fresh blooms, in a pretty vase tied with a bow. Flowers have white petals and yellow centers, and are very fragrant, my garden favorite for many years. This bouquet is perfect for gift-giving to someone special or to yourself.

The late winter-flowering perennials are also beginning to bloom in the greenhouse. Look for weekly additions to the market under “Live Plants”.

Wild Flours wants everyone to note that their elderberry syrup and ground flours/meal is available each week. The breads are available every other, this is an off week. Than you!

Rocky Glade is away this week as well as White City Produce & Greenhouse

Frontier Family Farm is with us and continues to provide superior greens!

Marcy Jams is away this week and returns next week.

Flying S Farms has a new muffin listed!: Their Delicious Bran Raisin Muffins are a great way to start your morning or have a delicious snack during the day. Wonderful balance of Bran and Raisins with a hint of cinnamon to enjoy with your coffee or a glass of milk.

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

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 February 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!

We are open and ready for your weekly orders!

Give a healthy gift basket of Local products to your Valentine! Soaps, skincare, pre-packaged mixes, even bread and jam!
The Middle Tennessee made/produced gifts we gave for Christmas were HUGE success! Friends and family still talk about different items they received and how they are thankful to have been turned on to local producers they didn’t know about!!
You will be so loved for these gifts!!

Linda from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse send this message:
Next week is Valentine’s Day! This year, instead of a box of chocolate, why not give something different? Dogwood Valley Greenhouse has begonia planters dressed up for the holiday and guaranteed nonfattening! They are under “Live Plants —> Houseplants” as well as under “Seasonal Items”. Quantities are limited, so order yours soon. For your gardening Valentine, we also have Gift Certificates custom completed in any denomination you choose. “Think outside the box” of chocolates this year!

Wild Flours is back this week and will be bi-monthly so stock up enough of your favorites, they freeze well!

Jenny with Seeds of Success will be away this week but plans to return next week.

Alfresco Pasta is back on the market this week as well!

White City Produce & Greenhouse returns this week.

Rocky Glade Farm will be on an every-other-week schedule until sometime in March. This week is an off week.

E & B Coffee has delicious, organic coffees to help keep you warm this winter!

Please be sure to check out all that our market has to offer! Some of the BEST locally grown, made or sourced goods around! I am constantly amazed at how much our vendors care about health and living a more sustainable lifestyle while trying to earn a living from selling the very things that help aid that. It can be a difficult balance and I hope it shows in the quality and care that our vendors provide. Thank you for supporting the market and small businesses!

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

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

Weblog Entry


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!

Hope you all enjoyed a few days of lovely sun!

Rocky Glade Farm is here this week, which means Dylem and Caleb’s eggs are as well!
They also bring:
Yukina Savoy (Asian green like tatsoi, very mild), Kale, Spinach, Bok Choi, Swiss Chard, Garlic Bundles, Butterkin Winter Squash (you can use this to make butternut soup!), and our last few bottles of honey for this season! (Stock up!)

Stock up on your favorite breads, frozen soups and prepared foods this week for quick, filling meals!

John with Short Mountain Cultures will have a tasting table set up this week. Learn how you can incorporate healthy tempeh and cultured foods into your diet, how to prepare them, and diversify your weekly meals with these incredible offerings!

Please be sure to check out all that our market has to offer! Some of the BEST locally grown, made or sourced goods around! I am constantly amazed at how much our vendors care about health and living a more sustainable lifestyle while trying to earn a living from selling the very things that help aid that. It can be a difficult balance and I hope it shows in the quality and care that our vendors provide. Thank you for supporting the market and small businesses!

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery, from the market product section and add to your cart ,check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

Tracey & Ashleigh

Recipes

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

The Market is Open for this week's orders


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


I want to take a moment to thank our gracious host, L & L Contractors for setting aside time and space in their office home to allow market pickup! If you see Tammy at the front desk or any of the welcoming staff, please say hello! When you are considering remodeling or home improvements/repairs, please speak with Donnie Lester to find out what they can do for you! Just looking around in their building says a lot about their care and craftsmanship!

This week brings White City Produce & Greenhouseback and Rocky Glade off.

Frontier Family Farm is providing some amazing Brussels Sprouts, spinach and lettuces to get us through the winter produce needs. We have used the spinach in soups and fritters! YUM!

Jenny with Seeds of Success has a new, updated and gorgeous website: sostn.com
Try some, or all, of her seasonings on your own gourmet creations and check out some customer favorites such as the chick patties!

Farrar Farms has you covered in the beef department with steaks, chorizo and bones for your stock pot! A 5th generation farm in Lynchburg: “We allow our cattle to grow up naturally without the use of any artificial growth hormones, steroids, or other additives. In addition to leisurely grazing the beautiful pasture on the rolling hills of Farrar Farm, our cattle also get an additional (and, at least if you’re a cow, delicious) supplement feed of spent mash from the local distilleries. The outcome is tastier, more tender beef, happier and healthier cows, and a better environment.”

Check out the duck sausage from Wedge Oak it gets rave reviews from customers!

Benjamin’s Organic Sprouts is Back with the alfalfa, broccoli and zesty mix! All great for sandwiches and salads or just popped into your mouth for a delicious snack.

Wild Flours will be off for 2 weeks and then back the second week of February! They will be with us every other week so be sure to stock up.

Flying S Farms and Double Star Bar Farms also have incredible breads!

Want to try Botanical Harmony Farm soap but not commit to the large bar? Try the sale cuts (which actually we have run out of so are cutting perfect bars in half because the cuts are so popular!). They are $2.50 a cut and we choose the scent. What a deal! \Organic, all-natural AND affordable.

This weather is gearing thoughts towards gardens and flowers!! Dogwood Valley Greenhouse has a few lovely hanging baskets and house plants to keep your fingers green until time to dig deep in the soil!

Don’t forget that we can deliver to your door! Select delivery and add to your cart just as you would any product check that your address is correct in the system, set a cooler out and we will deliver during the normal pickup hours on Wednesday.

See you Wednesday!

Tracey & Ashleigh

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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/