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Hope everyone has had a great week and looking forward the first week of October. Fall Festivals are happening all around Middle Tennessee, take the time and enjoy the nice fall weather and colors and of course vegetables and other Fall Flavors here on the market.

Congratulation to our 10th Anniversary Drawing Winners. Thank you Customers and Growers for your support and encouragement for our online market over the past 10 years and look forward to the next 10! Over the past 10 weeks when you placed an order your name was added to “The Basket” we had over 300 orders placed! So here are the results….for THE $25 Gift Certificate to the Market: PAUL SENSEL, A $10 Gift Certificate: STACEY GRAHAM, a $10 Gift Certificate: Tara Chang, A Jar of Marcy’s Jam: SHARON TURNER and BILL LEVINE.

Many “Live” Markets are beginning to close around the area, REMEMBER WE DON’T CLOSE (except a short break after Christmas) Remember we are a Year-Round Online Market, share this news with your friends and neighbor and social media!

News from our Growers:

Farrar Farms LLC is taking a brief fall break will be back next week.

6R Farms has added several delicious Fall treats: Pumpkin Roll, Pies, Cookies and other pies.

Rainbow Hill Farm has several choices of wonderful apples this time of year.

Flying S Farms has add White Acorn Squash, Burgundy Okra, Fall Big Beef Tomatoes and ‘Mini Hay Bales’ great for you Fall Decorations and center pieces. Taste Fall with their Pear Preserves, Apple Butter and Pumpkins Bread and/or Cookies.

Erdmann Farms several different pumpkins available, Pic A Pie is a delicious cooking pumpkin for soups, breads or roasting.

Short Mountain Cultures has a large selection of Bulk Items from seeds, flours, nuts and dried fruit along with their Fermented items of Kvass, Kefir, Sauerkraut, Hot Sauces and Tempeh.

Also from Short Mountain Cultures: Spend the afternoon with Sandor Katz in our space at The Arts Center of Cannon County. You’ll learn the basic principles behind familiar fermented favorites such as beer, sourdough and yogurt and see demonstrations of intriguing live foods like kombucha and kefir. Snack on a beautiful spread including delicacies from Short Mountain Cultures and get juicy in a hands-on lesson in sauerkraut-making. Leave with a jar of your very own kraut to ferment at home.

All of Sandor Katz’s books with be available for purchase day of, including the revised and expanded edition of Wild Fermentation.

Preorder Ohio Stoneware crocks/weights/lids, tempeh starter culture, kombucha scoby, or jun scoby to ensure availability. Cultures come with instructions for fermenting at home. Local pickup the day of the workshop or pick up at The Franklin Farmers Market or Richland Park Farmers Market of Saturday, October 20 if you are not coming to the workshop.

Sunday, October 21
1:00 pm –5:00 pm

Short Mountain Cultures
1424 John Bragg Hwy
Woodbury, TN
(Inside the Art Center)
$50* Includes a jar of sauerkraut and ferment-laden appetizers from Short Mountain Cultures.

SRM also has flyers available during Pick Up on Wednesday.

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

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