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Market is OPEN -- See you Wednesday Walk-up or Curb


Welcome to the November 1st and 2nd 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 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 November 4th 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 Murfreesboro, 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.

Reusable Market Totes are 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.

News from the Market:
Hard to believe that Thanksgiving is only 4 weeks away, be sure to get your Turkey deposit orders in and stock up on your favorite items. Reminder that Thanksgiving week we will have delivery on Tuesday (24th) instead of Wednesday so you will have time to thaw frozen items or travel to be with families and friends.

During Thanksgiving Month, the Market would like to thank everyone for supporting our Growers and the Market and sharing the word about our Market. This year the Market has seen a increased with Growers and Customers because you are spreading the word! As a SPECIAL THANK YOU, orders over $50.00 we receive a Reusable Market Tote, and orders over $100 will receive ‘2’ Reusable Market Totes.

Special request… if you have any jars and reusable lids from Trinity Rose Oberhasli Dairy Goats, CS3 Farm, Short Mountain Cultures, Flying S Farms or Valentine Farm please return them to the Market. It has been difficult locating jars and when they do the prices are outrageous!

News from our Growers:

Welcome back …Carole Herbs aka CS3 Farm: We are still in transition, living in a 350 ft2 RV on the farm, but we do have some vegetables growing. Check out our arugula, white egg turnips, chives, and farmed and foraged greens as we ease back into providing delicious and nutritious vegetables to the market!

We have a blend of traditional and Wild Rocket Arugila growing, and it is mouth-watering good! Add it to salads, sandwiches, or cooked dishes. Your taste buds will thank you!

Our white egg turnips are (as the name implies) about the size of an egg. Turnips are known for high nutrient count and low calorie density. If you haven’t tried them cubed and soaked in an herbal vinegar and sautéed, or roasted with potatoes, kohlrabi, or beets in olive oil and drizzled with herbal honey, you are missing out!

Check out our chives for a nutritious and delicious onion flavor for omelettes, salads, or dinner meals. They add just the right kick!

Tired of a lettuce-only salad? Our Farmed and Foraged greens are a blend of hand-picked seasonal tame & wild hybrid salad complement or substitute. it’s awesome on sandwiches, and it is quite delicious topping a burger or other sandwich. It’s highly nutricioous and super fresh! Contents are seasonal – see the description in the market or text/email us for the current blend (or addition/omission requests).

Wedge Oak Farm:
Thanksgiving and Christmas are coming soon! Time to think about a turkey? Wedge Oak Farm’s pasture raised turkeys are grown here in Lebanon, Tennessee. They peck and stroll in the rolling hills and cedar glades of Wilson County. Never fed antibiotics, growth stimulants or animal by-products. They are moist and delicious.

Quarter Spring Farm:
Just in – NEW seasonal favs! Be sure to check out fall-inspired reusable napkin prints and two of our hottest scents of the season, Bandwagon (Pumpkin) Spice and Milli Vanilla. While you’re at it, stock up your freezer! We still have loads of farm fresh chickens and chicken cuts ready to go home with you.

Mama D’s Bakery: Hi everyone! This week we have everything available. We have pumpkin spice bagels, banana breads and pumpkin breads(with the option of nuts or not) caramel apple cinnamon rolls, gingerbread cake roll, pumpkin cake roll, spicy ginger cookies, pumpkin streusel jumbo muffins, bagels, donuts, cheese Danishes, pies, cookies, granola and protein bars, cinnamon rolls, breads, and fruit scones. Thanks so much to everybody for your business!!

Rainbow Hill Farm:
Our Delicious Apples this week…….
Apples for Applesauce: Good for applesauce or cooking, too mellow for eating raw – varieties may be mixed.
Granny Smith: Very Hard and a tart green apple, great for pies.
Fugi: Attractive pink apple. Crisp. Sweet-flavored and keeps well.
Gold Rush: Medium sized green-yellow cross between golden delicious and Rome Apples. High in vitamin C. Good for both eating fresh and cooking. Does not brown easily when cut so is good for fruit salad. Has excellent sweet-tart flavor
Winesap: Hard green apple. Very tart.
Mutsu: large green to yellow apple similar to yellow delicious, also a very good cooking apple.
Yellow Delicious: Very sweet to the taste. It is a favorite for salads, apple sauce, and apple butter.

Dogwood Valley Greenhouse:
It’s Christmas time in Tennessee! Well, not really, but it is time to put in your order for decorations from Dogwood Valley Greenhouse. This year I will be selling at Wildwood Christmas Tree Farm in Woodbury, but I want to be sure all my local friends receive the items they want before I take any to the farm. So here is how this will work: prepay the total cost now, and reserve a delivery date. Note: it will be easier for me to fill your order on a later date. I promise I will not run out of wreaths and kissing balls, but it’s hard to make as many as are wanted early in the season. They should last about a month if outside, and will be just as beautiful after Christmas as before. Delivery will begin the first Wednesday of December and continue till all orders are filled. Also available this year: beautiful table basket centerpieces and herb plant baskets. Order and pay now, pick up and enjoy in December. Coming in a month or so: Christmas cacti.

The Flour Girl:
Several delicious GLUTEN FREE items this week…Cakes, Muffins, Bread, Cupcakes, Cookies and Peach Cobbler.

Fungalicious:
As the holiday approaches we find ourselves wondering who would like to have gourmet mushrooms to
pare with their dishes for a wonderful thanksgiving meal. Here at Fungalicious it takes us four weeks
start to finish in order to produce these wonderful delicacies. We would love to make sure that any and
all who wish to have them can so we need to get an idea of what to plan for in the growing cycle. If you
could please send us an email letting us know what you would like and how much it would be greatly
appreciated. This will allow us to plan the harvest for that week. We hope that you and yours are
blessed this holiday season. fungalicious@mail.com

Body and Soul Teas:
Herbal tea blends for sipping and soaking. My current product line includes herbal tea blends, bath teas, and herbal steams.

Sow’s Ear Piggery:
New products this week. Freshly stocked: 1" chops in 2#-packages of 2 chops with thin fat rind. Also, NonMSG ground pork sausage (1 pound), great sliced into breakfast patties or fried up into crumbles for tacos, spaghetti, or stir-fry. Plus, 1-pound packages of lean cutlets for chicken-fried pork steaks. Still have ground pork and bratwursts for sale. Will be adding other new products in the near future! All our pork is from heritage pigs on NonGMO diet.

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.

Flying S Farms: New this week is Romanesco Cauliflower that are Green and uniquely shaped, also available are the White, Orange and Purple heads. Holds color better if roasted or baked. Blanch and freeze for later use. Sweet breads and bars are back on the market. Limited time Rosemary Bread. Produce include Radishes, Turnips, Daikon’s, Kale, Turnips Greens, Winter Squash: Spaghetti, Butternut and Carnival. As well as our Sour Dough Breads in loaves and rolls. Several of our Jams are in stock, we’ll be again Jammin’ this week so be sure to check back.

Look forward seeing you “At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday November 4th 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:
Email: stonesrivermarket@gmail.com
Website: https://stonesriver.locallygrown.net
Facebook: www.facebook.com/StonesRiverMarket
Locations: Quinn’s Mercantile on Wednesdays: 301 North Spring Street, Murfreesboro
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