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Market is OPEN -- See you on the 'CURB' Wednesday
Welcome to the September 6th and 7th Stones River Locally Grown Online Farmers Market. The Market opens 8:00 am on Sunday Morning and closes 10:00 pm Monday evening. Order early before quantities available run out! https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Be sure to check again over the next 2 days as some of our Growers may be updating their inventories.
We will continue to have our “Pull Up or "Step Up” delivery on the curb in front of Quinn’s Mercantile to pickup your orders Wednesday afternoon September 9th 5-6:30 pm….Drive up to the canopy or you are welcome to park across the street and walk to the canopy to pickup your order using social distancing. We want to leave the area in front of Quinn’s Mercantile for their customers.
Delivery Service is available within a 10 mile radius of Murfreessboro, outside areas will be considered and delivery is available to Woodbury at a host location. Please put your address in comments before you check out….Method of Payment is Cash, Checks, Cards or Invoice. For Delivering and Invoicing please make sure your account information is current.
Thank you for supporting our Locally Grown Market, it means a lot to our Growers and Community by Shopping Local and Staying Local!
The Market’s Gift Certificates are available, great way to share the Market with others. Give a Gift of Locally Grown food and other items.
Be sure to check out the Markets Recipe Section, recipes are posted by our Customers and Growers, you can view In Season Recipes or search for a recipe.
News from some of our Growers this week:
PLEASE WELCOME…Belle Fleur Organics locate in Bell Buckle TN:
This week we have Olympus Bell Pepper a large and delicious green bell pepper perfect for grilling, sautéing, stuffing. Bright, juicy-crisp, slightly acidic flavor pairs well with a variety of dishes and Cayenne Peppers; Beautiful, flavorful heat. 2-4 inches in length. Perfect for stringing and drying, adding to chili or stews for some spice, or consuming medicinally. Capsaicin contained by these peppers boosts metabolism, reduces the chance of heart attack or stroke, lowers blood pressure, and is delicious! available this week, will be add more items soon.
We specialize in healthy greens grown without the use of chemical pesticides or fertilizers. All farming is done from a permaculture approach, emphasizing soil regeneration and sustainable practices. Also growing some herbs, eggplant, peppers, winter squash, tomatoes, and nasturtiums to name a few.
Mama D’s Bakery:
Hi everyone! We have everything available this week! We have bagels, breads, granola bars, protein bars, cinnamon rolls, cookies, cream cheese Danishes, fruit Danishes, donuts (regular glaze and coffee glazed), fruit scones, mini fruit scones, pies, and soft pretzels. Get yourself or your family breakfast (scones make great grab and go breakfasts) or snacks and munchies or just a treat for the week! Thanks so much!
Dogwood Valley Greenhouse:
We have a couple of late-season additions this week: nice purple oxalis (shamrock) hanging baskets and a new variety of oregano, “Hot & Spicy”. We also have several nice spider plant hanging baskets, so dress up your porch or patio soon! And you know your house plant collection needs a new member, a beautiful blooming African violet.
Rainbow Hill Farm:
Delicious Apples this week…….
Jonagold: This apple is a cross of Jonathan and Golden Delicious. A tart flavor with some sweetness.
Ambrosia: A new apple variety with a mildly sweet and juicy flavor. Has a pink tinged flush over a yellow background.
Rhode Island Greening: An heirloom apple. Originated in Rhode Island during colonial days. Crisp and juicy with tart flavor similar to Granny Smith.
Yellow Delicious: Very sweet to the taste. It is a favorite for salads, apple sauce, and apple butter.
Farrar Farms LLC: We are continuing our GROUND BEEF SPECIAL, purchase 5 pounds of Ground Beef and get 1 pound free. Get out those Grills or Chili Pots ready and enjoy our cuts of Pasture Raised Beef making some delicious Stews, Chili, Mexican Dishes, this list is numerous.
Flying S Farms: Tomatoes, Corn, Green Beans, Garlic, Sweet Peppers, Winter Squash available this week: Acorn, Butternut, Carnival and Delicata. Coming soon Spaghetti Squash.
Carole’s Herbs (CS3 Farm): We will be moving from Murfreesboro to the farm in Beechgrove during the next month or so. We are building a house and will be living in an RV for about 6 weeks (talk about downsizing, right?) We expect to be in the house by the end of October and should be able to offer lettuce, spinach and micro greens by the end of September. Thank you for your patience and understanding during our transition.
Look forward seeing you “At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday September 9th from 5:00 – 6:30 pm, please contact me if you are unable to make delivery or are running late, please phone, email or text me so we can make arrangements to get your order to you. if we don’t hear from you, your order will be donated and you will be invoiced for the amount since we still need to pay our Growers for their products. Remember we do have Delivery if you think you will be later than 6:30 pm.
How to contact us:
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro