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Welcome to the October 4th and 5th 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!
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 October 7th from 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.

Reminder…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:

Rainbow Hill Farm: Delicious Apples this week…….
Rome: Dark red. Mild flavor, somewhat sweet. Good for both cooking and eating fresh.
Jonathan: Slightly tart red apple with exceptionally good flavor. Excellent cooking apple.
Winesap: Hard green apple. Very tart.
Mutsu: large green to yellow apple similar to yellow delicious, also a very good cooking apple.
Red Delicious: has a sweet but very mild flavor. The flesh is juicy and has a light crispness. Quite a refreshing apple to eat.
Yellow Delicious: Very sweet to the taste. It is a favorite for salads, apple sauce, and apple butter.

Valentine Family Farm:
Our Valentine Family Farm’s Smoke House Salsa has a delicious smoke flavor because of it’s fire roasted vegetables. Serve it with chips or use it as an ingredient to add some smokiness to your next batch of chili.

Belle Fleur Organics:
Arugula, Crunchy King Radishes, Cayenne Peppers, Jalapenos, Ping Tung Long Eggplant, Tusli Basil and Wildfire Lettuce Mix

Mama D’s Bakery: Hi everyone! In keeping with our fall theme, we have added Pumpkin Streusel Jumbo Muffins! They make a great grab and go breakfast for those busy mornings, or enjoy them relaxing with your favorite coffee or tea. We also continue to have available all our
carmel apple cinnamon rolls, gingerbread cake roll, pumpkin cake roll, spicy ginger cookies, bagels, donuts, cheese Danishes, pies, cookies, granola and protein bars, cinnamon rolls, breads, and fruit scones this week as well. Thank so much for your business!

Trinity Rose Oberhasli Dairy Goats:
Milk back in stock, now have Free Range Chicken Eggs available and Kiefer Grains.

Quarter Spring Farm: Fall is upon us and it’s time to stock up your freezer! We still have plenty of farm fresh chickens and chicken cuts available. While you’re at it, grab a beautiful pack of reusable napkins and some moisturizing goats milk soap!

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.

Wedge Oak Farm: We have a new Artisan Poultry Pear-fect Sausage this week, this warm and savory seasonal sausage is created of chicken and duck. Pears, Light cinnamon and a splash of wine make these sausages special. Heirloom pears grown in Wilson County star in the flavor. approx 1 lbs.

Flying S Farms:
Kale, Turnips Greens, Kohlrabi, Tomatoes, Green Beans, Garlic, Sweet Peppers – green and red, Winter Squash: Acorn, Butternut, Carnival and Delicata. Pumpkin – Long Island Cheese. Sour Dough Breads and we are Jammin again this week so be sure to check back….your favorites are back in in stock…Seriously HOT Strawberry and Habanero Peach and Strawberry. New Apple Cardamon Jam and Old Fashion Pear Preserves. We were anticipating being able to offer more of our baked items, but due to a dental procedure I’m having to postpone my plans. Watch for ‘the return of Sweets Things’ October 11th and definately by October 18th.

Carole’s Herbs (CS3 Farm):
We expect to be in our new 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 October 7th 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