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Market is Open until 10pm...2 NEW GROWERS and Still time to place your order this week
Reminder the October 11th and 12th Stones River Locally Grown Online Farmers Market is still open and will closes tonight (Monday) at 10:00 pm. https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Few Growers have updated their inventory so be sure to check and see what else is available.
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 14th 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.
News from the Market:
We now have Reusable Market Totes available, 10 × 12 with a 8 inch gusset, not too small and not too big and reusable. This is a joint venture between Quinn’s Mercantile and our Stones River Market.
WELCOME 2 NEW GROWERS:
Fungalicious: is a small exotic mushroom farm that grows several varieties but mainly oyster mushrooms offering only the highest quality. We are not a certified organic farm but everything is naturally grown. The only thing that ever comes into contact with our mushrooms is purified water. Even when we harvest, we use food service gloves and place them in paper bags or cardboard boxes depending on the amount and they are ready to use, no washing is necessary. These mushrooms have a delicious mushroom flavor with a great texture. The umami flavor that they add to every dish is incredible! We also sustainably farm using agriculture waste to create substrate material for growing and then compost the spent waste for soil amendment. Oyster mushrooms have been used in the Czech Republic as the main ingredient in a dietary supplement used to treat high cholesterol (Hobbs, 1995). Studies in animals have shown that a diet of Oyster mushrooms reduced the development of plaque in major arteries (Bobek et al., 1995). They also have high protein content, several B vitamins, and all the essential amino acids (Marley, 2009). Its medicinal benefits include promoting anti-tumor activity and lowering high cholesterol. Oyster mushroom fruiting bodies and distillations have been shown to reduce tumor size in several studies on mice, rats, and hamsters (Hobbs, 1995)
Body and Soul Teas: I make small batch herbal tea blends for sipping and soaking. My current product line includes herbal tea blends, bath teas, and herbal steams. My herbs or organically grown purchased and naturally grown herbs or herbs which I have wildcrafted here in Middle TN. Current tea line includes:
Rocky Top Rooibos, a customer favorite
Tennessee Sunshine, a tart fruity Hibiscus blend
Shoo-Flu, a supportive blend containing elderberry for cold/flu season support
Ah-Shoo, a supportive blend containing goldenrod, elder, and peppermint for seasonal allergy support.
Herbal steams-for facial treatments as well as for coughs and sinus congestion.
All teas comes in 1 oz packages, enough for 12-16 1. servings.
Look forward seeing you “At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday October 14th 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.