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Market is OPEN -- See you on the Porch or Curb
Welcome to the November 8th and 9th 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.
With the weather getting colder we will be transitioning back onto “The Porch” of Quinn’s Mercantile, “Pull Up" delivery will remain available. We will watch for you or leave a message in comments when you checkout that you would like Curb Service. Pickup orders Wednesday afternoon November 11th from 5-6:30 pm. Keep practicing ‘social distancing’ when waiting for your orders.
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!
With the Holidays approaching The Market’s Gift Certificates are a great way to share the Market with others. Give a Gift of Locally Grown food and other items.
The Market has 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.
News from the Market:
Hard to believe that Thanksgiving is only 3 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.
Stones River Locally Grown Market would like to thank everyone for supporting our Growers of 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, when you order over $50.00 you will receive a FREE 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:
Sow’s Ear Piggery:
Fresh picked Poblano peppers. Super versatile! Chile Rellenos, fajitas, stews, soups, rice and beans, scrambled eggs. Cab be Refrigerated in plastic bag or contain. Will keep 7-10 days. Also we available 1" chops in 2#-packages of 2 chops with thin fat rind, 1-pound package ground pork sausage, 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. All our pork is from heritage pigs on NonGMO diet.
Carole Herbs (CS3 Farm): We have more white egg turnips, chives, and both farmed and foraged salad greens and farmed and foraged cooking greens.
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 or cooking like spinach or kale. It’s highly nutritious and super fresh!
Mama D’s Bakery:
Hi everyone! We have everything available this week! 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(chocolate fudge, pecan, chocolate chip pecan, pumpkin and sweet potato), cookies, granola and protein bars, cinnamon rolls, breads, and fruit scones. Thanks so much to everybody for your business!!
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.
Rainbow Hill Farm:
We are getting close to the end of our Apple Season, be sure to stock up on your favorites, apples will store well in cool dry place for later use.
Our Delicious Apples this week…….
Arkansas Black Apples are now available. Tart flavor. Best keeping of any apple. Will keep all winter if kept in cool dry place. Last apple of the season.
Fuji: Attractive pink apple. Crisp. Sweet-flavored and keeps well.
Pink Lady: Small, tart apple. Green color with pink blush. Excellent for eating fresh or cooking.
Yellow Delicious: Very sweet to the taste. It is a favorite for salads, apple sauce, and apple butter.
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.
Trinity Rose Oberhasli Dairy Goats: Goat Milk and Free Range Chicken eggs available this week. We will be off the market next week but will be back the following.
Farrar Farms LLC:
Our GROUND BEEF SPECIAL continues, 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.
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.
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.
Body and Soul Teas:
Herbal tea blends for sipping and soaking. My current product line includes herbal tea blends, bath teas, and herbal steams.
Flying S Farms: Cauliflower; Romanesco, Cheddar, Purple and White Holds color better if roasted or baked. Blanch and freeze for later use. Sweet breads, assorted brownie and lemon bars, pumpkin bread as well as cookies are back on the market. Limited time Rosemary Bread. As well as our Artisan Breads and Sour Dough Breads. Other 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. We’ll be Jammin’ again this week so be sure to check back. Be sure to watch for our Christmas Jam (Cranberry + Strawberry) and Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapenos) returning soon.
Look forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday November 11th 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