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Market is OPEN -- See you on the Porch or Curb
Welcome to the November 15th and 16th 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 18th 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 NEXT WEEK!, this is a great time to 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 the Growers on the Market please return them to the Market. It has been difficult locating jars and when they do the prices are outrageous!
News from our Growers:
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.
Granny Smith: very hard and tart apple, perfect for baking.
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
Winesap: Hard green apple. Very tart.
Mutsu: large green to yellow apple similar to yellow delicious, also a very good cooking apple.
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!
Once again, this week has a full selection of the best naturally grown lettuces in Middle Tennessee. We are also offering several new items, perfect for the Thanksgiving centerpiece. We have a mini pumpkins variety, gourds, and medium sized peanut pumpkins (the cool warted ones), and multicolored Indian corn. Mix and match to make a unique Fall centerpiece or Thanksgiving decorations. We also have naturally grown cotton plants for sale. These make a great starting point for craft projects and right in time to make a unique Southern style gift for Christmas.
Belle Fleur Organics:
We are super excited about their mixed greens bundle. Tender collards, kale, vibrant mustard greens, and red frill mustards make a tasty and efficient accompaniment to any meal. They are packed with vitamins and taste delicious when sautéed on medium low heat with oil or butter and white wine vinegar. Cook only until just wilted for best taste and the highest nutrition content! Season with salt and pepper to taste.
The Flour Girl: Enjoy Candy Cane Fudge and/or Classic Fudge as well as several delicious GLUTEN FREE items this week…Angel food Cake, Blueberry Muffins, Chocolate Cake or cupcakes, Loaf Bread, Chocolate Chip Cookies, Peach Cobbler and Vanilla Cake with buttercream icing.
Carole’s Herbs (CS3 Farm):
We have some delicious romaine lettuce, wildfire (red) lettuce, hakurei turnips, and Siberian kale….
Our locally grown lettuce has Vitamin A, Vitamin B6, Vitamin C, Vitamin K, and a host of minerals (including Magnesium, Manganese, Folate, and Potassium), as well as antioxidants, and it is delicious!….Turnips are known for high nutrient count and low-calorie density. If you have not 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!….Kale is touted as an excellent source of vitamins A, C, and K. It also provides a lot of of B vitamins, calcium, copper, fiber, iron, manganese, vitamin E, and it is also rich in antioxidants. It is a filling food but exceptionally low in calories and has no fat.
Quarter Spring Farm:
Just in – NEW Holiday must-haves! Be sure to check out our holiday-inspired reusable napkin prints and two brand-spanking-new scents of the season, Boozy Santa and Piney Whacko Goat Soap. While you are at it, stock up your freezer! We still have loads of farm fresh chickens and chicken cuts ready to go home with you.
We have delicious Holiday side dishes. We have some unique twists on the old classics:
Green Beans with warm Bacon Dressing
Brussels and Bacon
Sweet Potato and Cranberry Saute (savory)
Sweet Potato Casserole with hints of Vanilla and Orange, with a Streusel Topping
Best Squash Casserole ever!
Southern Cornbread Dressing, made with Homemade Turkey Soup
They come frozen, so can be ordered ahead of time.
Farrar Farms LLC: Instead of Turkey, enjoy a Beef Brisket this holiday! Our GROUND BEEF SPECIAL continues, purchase 5 pounds of Ground Beef and get 1 pound free. Get out those Soup/Chili Pots out and enjoy Pasture Raised Beef making delicious Stews, Chili, Spaghetti…the 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: Some of the items we have this week include; Salad Onions, Sweet Potatoes, Romanesco, Cheddar, Purple and White Cauliflower. Also Radishes (try them roasted-delicious) Turnips, Daikon’s, Kale, Turnips Greens, Winter Squash: New Blue Squash!, Butternut and Carnival. Sweet breads, assorted brownie and lemon bars, pumpkin bread as well as cookies are back on the market. Artisan Breads and Sour Dough Breads and biscuits. As well as our Sour Dough Breads in loaves and rolls. We’ll be Jammin’ again this week so be sure to check back. Few of our most requested jams are back! Christmas Jam (Cranberry + Strawberry) and Cowboy Candy (Candied Jalapenos), Dark Cherry Jam and Seriously HOT Strawberry, planning to add few more later in the week to have available next week.
Look forward seeing you “On the Porch or At the Curb" of Quinn’s Mercantile Wednesday November 18th 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