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Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday on the CURB!
Welcome to the September 13th and 14th 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 16th 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:
Belle Fleur Organics:
This week we offer:
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.
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.
Jalapenos; Fresh, dark green, and pleasantly spicy without being overwhelming. Great size for Jalapeño poppers (stuffed with duck sausage? We think so!). Also great for drying into chipotle peppers to use as seasoning.
Ping Tung Long Eggplant:
This delicious skinny eggplant is named for its place of origin in Ping Tung, Taiwan. It is truly the eggplant for people who say they don’t enjoy them, as trying them sautéed is enough to change your mind. Superior texture, lack of bitterness, and concentrations of vitamins A, C, and potassium are all great reasons to add this veggie to your stir-fry, pasta, or as a meat substitute for those trying to live a more plant-based existence.
The fall beauties are in full bloom, and at Dogwood Valley Greenhouse that means more than chrysanthemums. We still have several species Begonias with their lovely pink blooms. Coincidentally, they pair very well with the tall pink sedums, just reaching full bloom. And what can accent them both better than the beautiful yellow or green creeping sedums? I also have a couple of darker pink tall sedums, which you can see in the photo. Add some of these fall beauties to your garden this year!
Quarter Spring Farm:
Happy chickens taste better. Free range eggs are easy on the belly and the conscience. Pampered goats make better soap. By supporting our farm, you are helping support local agriculture, keeping your dollars local, and acting as an environmental steward. Plus, you will eat well and smell great…and everybody loves that. Dog Treats and our beautiful reusable napkins as well.
Mama D’s Bakery:
Hi everyone! With fall and cooler weather coming on (I hope) we have added a couple fall inspired items. Carmel apple cinnamon rolls and spicy ginger cookies (which are not actually spicy, they just have that good ginger bite. Spicy just sounded better. We hope to add more fall things as the season comes closer, so stay tuned! We also have all our other items available as well. Thanks so much to everyone for continuing to support local businesses!
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.
Mutsu: large green to yellow apple similar to yellow delicious, also a very good cooking apple.
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.
Find our items under Frozen Meals, Biscuits and Yeast Roll categories. We use fresh ingredients (no soup cans here) and elevate classic dishes with a touch of SASS. Our casseroles are great for family dinners, parties, new Moms, sick friends, new neighbors, or for a weekday break from the kitchen.
Flying S Farms:
Tomatoes, Green Beans, Garlic, Sweet Peppers – green, red and white, Winter Squash available this week: Acorn, Butternut, Carnival and Delicata. Coming soon Spaghetti Squash.
Carole’s Herbs (CS3 Farm):
We are 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 16th 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