The Weblog

Welcome to Northeast Georgia Locally Grown’s weblog. Mainly this is a collection of e-mails that we send out each week to kick off the market, but also tells the tale of our little market. The market was officially OPENED and our first orders taken on Monday, April 26th, 2010 with our pick-up on Wednesday, April 28th, 2010. Though small at the beginning our market has grown pretty well, Selling $25,000 by December 31, 2010, and nearly $40,000 by our anniversary on April 28th, 2011. The site will be opened for shopping Friday evening at 9:00pm and remain open for shopping until 9:00pm Monday evening.



 
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MARKET IS OPEN FOR ORDERS!


Good Evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is once again open for orders to start your New Year off right!
Go to the market now >>
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten-free products
Pastured Eggs
Clean Meat
See all products

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

Market CLOSED. Will reopen Friday Dec 29th


MARKET CLOSED THIS WEEK but this week ONLY! Will reopen 9 pm Friday Dec 29th for pickup Wednesday January 3rd.

The following producers let me know that you can still purchase their products next week until we reopen:

GA Sky farm (chicken and duck eggs, fresh goat milk)
3434 Holcomb Rd
Gainesville, GA 30504
Pick up at the farm on Saturday
12:00pm to 2:00pm
Due to high demand and limited amount during winter eggs and milk have to be preordered online @ squareup.com/store/gaskyfarm

Homespun Baking Company
NEW STORE FRONT!
2726 Mt Vernon Rd, Gainesville, GA 30506
Call Michele at 770-289-0505 for availability and requests.

Veggie Patch farm store
9-5 pm Wednesday and Thursday
594 Nunn Rd, Commerce, GA 30529
Phone: (706) 335-2718
veggiepatchga.com

From all of us dedicated to local food and the choice to eat it, have a wonderful holiday!

Market open for orders!


Good Evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!

PLEASE NOTE: We will be closed Wednesday, December 27 only this year.

Go to the market now >>
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten-free products
Pastured Eggs
Clean Meat
See all products

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

Market open for orders


Good Evening Locavores, Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!

PLEASE NOTE: We will be closed Wednesday, December 27 only this year. That’s in about three weeks. Unless, of course, incliment weather hits at just the right time to prevent growers or customers from safely delivery and/or picking up local goodies. We will be in communication through either email or phone if that happens. For that reason, thanks for checking your account page to make sure you have the right phone listed. And thanks for understanding that weather DOES affect plants and may be the reason an item you order may not be harvested/delivered.

Go to the market now >>
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten-free products
Pastured Eggs
Clean Meat
See all products

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

Market is open for orders


Good Evening Locavores!

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
Go to the market now >>
Chemical-free Fruit
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten-free products
Pastured Eggs
Clean Meat
See all products

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

MARKET IS OPEN FOR ORDERS!


Good Evening Locavores!

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
Go to the market now >>
Chemical-free Fruit
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten-free products
Pastured Eggs
Clean Meat
See all products

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

MARKET IS OPEN FOR ORDERS!


Good Evening Locavores!

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
Go to the market now >>
Chemical-free Fruit
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten-free products
Pastured Eggs
Clean Meat
See all products

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

Split Creek Farm cheese and yogurt listed this week too!


I almost forgot to mention that Spilt Creek Farm has listed their items this week (for the first time in a long time).

This is a pretty special moment for us as a little Farmers Market. In the past, we have had to coordinate a volunteer to drive out to their farm to pickup their products to offer you a source of hormone and synthetic chemical free local cheeses and dairy. They are the only ones we know of close enough to deliver that meets our standards.

I just talked to Sara Ann last week and they have decided to try and deliver to this market on a semi-regular basis. THIS IS GREAT! I know many of you have always expressed interest in local dairy and we now have a limited supply goat’s milk and cheeses being offered. I know I sound like a broken record when I say this, but: it’s only because of your support for these small farms that they exist. These small businesses HAVE TO make ends meet in order to fulfill and sustain their place in our communities.

Thanks for showing your support for Split Creek and all these other small local farms that put so much care and love into their products every week. You are helping build an exponentially better local food system than 5, 10, and 15 years ago.

You will need to order your dairy from Split Creek this week to have their products for Thanksgiving. I’m dreaming of a homemade raspberry spread made from Logan Berry frozen berries on a pat of Spilt Creek goat cheese on a good cracker…. yum!

>> Go to the market to place another order (you can order as many times as you need before market closes tomorrow around 9pm)

Market is open for orders!


Good Evening Locavores!

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
Go to the market now >>
Chemical-free Fruit
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten-free products
Pastured Eggs
Clean Meat
See all products

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!

MARKET IS OPEN FOR ORDERS!


Good Evening Locavores!

Northeast Georgia Locally Grown is open for orders!
Go to the market now >>
Chemical-free Fruit
Fresh Vegetables
Baked Goods with Organic ingredients
Gluten-free products
Pastured Eggs
Clean Meat
See all products

PICKUP TIME is Wednesday from 5-6:30pm!

Thank you for choosing Northeast Georgia Locally Grown as a way to support your local producers. This online farmers market allows you to buy directly from multiple farms committed to chemical-free and local produce all year long! CHEMICAL-FREE means produce and pastures grown without synthetic fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, or insecticides. LOCAL means within 80 miles from the market pickup locations (usually much much closer). Do you know someone who grows chemical-free food in the area? Get them in touch with us. Know someone who wants fresh food? Spread the word. Put the two together, and that’s growing organically!