Farmers Market Digest, November 1st

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GVLFI Farmers Market Digest

November 1, 2013


Alderson Community Market

Saturdays in the lot of the Greenbrier River Interpretive Center along Route 12 in Alderson


We're done for the season!


Thanks to all the producers, craftspeople, volunteers and community members who made this year's market possible. We feel it was a big success.


We may not be at the Interpretive Center on Saturdays until next spring, but we're always open at the Alderson Green Grocer co-op, located next to the Thrift Store. Stop in and browse the produce, local meats, eggs, WV made products, cheeses and other healthy snacks we have on offer.


* The Alderson Community Market is a program of the Alderson Community Food Hub, and supported by the One Foundation, Alderson Main Street, and the Town of Alderson.


* Stop by our Green Grocer Co-op inside Wolf Creek Gallery in Alderson for more local and WV foods, next to the Alderson Thrift Store! Open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm.


* Become a member and support our efforts to bring local food to Alderson, with a variety of member benefits.


***Alderson Community Market and Green Grocer Co-op now accept SNAP and credit cards!


To learn more about the Alderson Community Food Hub and for a schedule of upcoming events, visit www.aldersonfoodhub.org, or email us at alderso...@gmail.com.


Alderson Community Market is Greenbrier Valley Grown certified!



Greenbrier Valley Farmers Market

Saturdays and Wednesdays at the green lot next to Arbuckle Lane and 219 in Lewisburg

GVFM is closed for the season. See you next year!
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Lewisburg Farmers Market

Saturdays, 8:30am - 1:00pm between the Post Office and Methodist Church in downtown Lewisburg


Join the Lewisburg Farmers Market in celebrating a successful market season.


Community Harvest Dinner

Saturday, November 9

6 - 8pm  

Lewisburg United Methodist Church


Enjoy locally grown and produced food prepared by the market vendors. Tickets are $15 per person ($20 at the door). Kids under 5 eat free and under 10 half price. Tickets can be purchased at the market on Saturdays, at Hill and Holler, or email lewisburgf...@gmail.com


Menu: Chicken, Pork, Soups, Salads, Sweet Potatoes, Potatoes, Roasted Vegetables, Breads, Pies, and much more!


Enjoy music by local musicians, learn the Virginia Reel, and participate in a silent auction.


Available This Week:


Azimuth Organics

Salad Mix...................................$4.00 for 8 oz

Stir Fry Mix.................................$3.75 for 8 oz


Bootstraps Farm

Swiss Chard................................$4.00 per bunch

Sweet Peppers............................$2.50 per pound

Mustard Greens...........................$4.00 for 8 oz

Spinach.......................................$4.00 for 5 oz


Dogwood Hill Natural Gardens

Potatoes....................................$20 per bushel

Carrots & Beets..........................$1.00 per pound

Fresh Ginger..............................$8.00 per pound

Pork..........................................Starting at $4.25 per pound

Beef..........................................Starting at $5.50 per pound


Rainbow Farm

Arugula.......................................$4.00 for 8 oz

Butternut Squash.........................$1.25 per pound

Pasture Raised Whole Chicken.....$3.50 per pound

Cornish Hens...............................$4.25 per pound


Rolling Dough Kitchens

Seasonal Fresh Fruit Pies..............$16.00

Salt Rising Bread...........................$7.00

Mozzarella Banana Pepper Loaves..$5.00

Jalapeno Cheddar Loaves...............$5.00


Something Different

Falafel (6 pack)....................$5.00

Flat Pita with topping............$4.00

Gluten Free Bread................$4.50

Pocket Pita (5 pack).............$5.00


Learn more about Lewisburg Farmers Market at www.lewisburgfarmersmarket.com.


Follow Lewisburg Farmers Market on Facebook!

Lewisburg Farmers Market is Greenbrier Valley Grown certified!


Monroe Farm Market Cooperative

Order fresh, local produce, herbs, meats, baked goods, eggs, candles, soaps, and more ONLINE year-round!


www.MonroeFarmMarket.com


Our online marketplace opens Sundays at 8:00pm and closes on Tuesdays at noon, with Thursday deliveries to Union, Lewisburg, and Charleston.


We are now open every-other-week. The next ordering period begins this Sunday, November 3rd, with deliveries on Thursday, November 7th.


Our very own Byrnside Branch Farm is open weekends through November 3rd for farm fun including a corn maze, a little corn maze, fire pits, petting zoo, wagon rides, and more! Schedule a family day or just stop in and see the beautiful views on the farm. Visit www.byrnsidebranchfarm.com for more information.


***Monroe Farm Market Cooperative is an aggregator and online marketplace of locally grown and produced food. We make it possible for farmers to work together to meet the growing demand for local, sustainable food in southeastern West Virginia. Our marketplace brings fresh, healthy, locally grown and produced food to buyers in a cost-effective manner on a weekly and bi-weekly basis.


Thank you for supporting West Virginia Growing for West Virginia!


Follow Monroe Farm Market on Facebook!


Monroe Farm Market is Greenbrier Valley Grown certified!



Pocahontas County Farmers Market- 3 locations! Accepts SNAP!


PCFM is done for the season. See you next year!


The Pocahontas County Farmers Market provides fresh food and local artisan work to our community and visitors from May into October. Our goal is to increase access to fresh, locally produced, nourishing and safe foods for all people — from children to seniors. We encourage, support and promote the entrepreneurial efforts of local, independent and small-scale farmers, local growers and local artisans who seek to sell their products/produce directly to local consumers and restaurants. We create an opportunity for people to meet, eat, share stories, recipes and knowledge in a safe place dedicated to the cultivation of local products and talents. Finally we create an atmosphere that serves not only the market but also contributes to a prosperous rural area and promotes a sense of community.


Follow Pocahontas County Farmers Market on Facebook!



Tractor Supply Wednesday Farmers Market

Wednesdays, 9:00am - 1:00pm at the parking lot of Fairlea Tractor Supply, across from Kroger


Featuring Pork, Beef, Vegetables, Pies and other Baked Goods, Eggs and Bedding Plants.

Always FRESH, LOCAL & NEIGHBORLY


***Attention market managers/spokespeople! Feel free to contact me with market updates and announcements to feature in this weekly farmers market digest and please let me know if you have any additions or changes, or would like more information. Have a great weekend!

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