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Tuesday Reminder


Dear Conway Locally Grown Community,

This is a reminder that the market closes tonight. There’s still time to place orders and if you forgot something Sunday or Monday, just place another order.

Take advantage of the season’s bounty!

See you Friday,
Gabe

Opening Bell


Greetings Conway Locally Grown Community,

With the summer heat picking up, many of our farmers are in a transition phase between cool weather and warm weather crops. Some of your favorite growers may take a break from the market, or you may see certain items become less available, but the nice thing is that new products will be showing up regularly as well. Keep an eye out for warm weather fruits and vegetables showing up on the market any time!

Crimmins Family Farm will be taking a break from the market this week and next week. They will be back online the second week of July.

The market is now open. Single click the checkout button when you’re finished, and you will receive a confirmation email once your order is placed. Have a wonderful week.

Best regards,
Gabe Levin

CLG Pickup TODAY 4-6pm. Bring egg cartons, please.


Good Morning,

This is a pickup reminder for those of you who ordered this week. Thank you for your order. You can pick up your order from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

Remember to bring your glass jars for recycling, egg cartons, and bags for ordered items. Reduce, reuse, recycle! See you this afternoon. Have a great day!

Tuesday Reminder


Dear Conway Locally Grown Community,

This is a reminder that the market closes tonight. There’s still time to place orders and if you forgot something Sunday or Monday, just place another order.

Take advantage of the season’s bounty!

See you Friday,
Gabe

Opening Bell


Greetings Conway Locally Grown Community,

Here are some updates from a couple of our growers:

Arkansas Natural Produce will be online this week, but will then be taking a two week break from the market. They will be back online for the week of July 12th. Don’t fret! There are plenty of growers to satisfy your produce needs while ANP is gone.

The following is an entertaining message from Jerry Markham of Bluebird Hill Berry Farm encouraging you to buy more eggs!

NEEDED! NEW DESIGN CHICKEN!

As a producer of eggs from free ranging chickens I have built a flock of happy hens capable of producing enough eggs to satisfy the market demand. This demand has been met with each of you receiving your desired eggs when ordered.

It has been a building process in an attempt to satisfy the market demand for eggs. The peak demand has been met by constantly increasing the flock and listing more and more eggs as they become available.

The “New Design Chicken” needs a valve where the delivery of eggs can be controlled. Animals do not operate an a calendar to know when it is vacation time. The hens are designed (currently) to deliver an egg each day. If needed production, at peak demand, is 100 Doz. per week and the markets only order 75 Doz. What do we producers do with the other 24 Doz.? If the hens only had a valve!

For your benefit, here is a link to an informative article on “The How and the Why of Free Range Chickens.”
The market is now open. Single click the checkout button when you’re finished, and you will receive a confirmation email once your order is placed. Have a wonderful week.

Best regards,
Gabe Levin
CLG Market Director

CLG Pickup TODAY! Bring egg cartons, please! 4-6pm


Good Morning,

This is a pickup reminder for those of you who ordered this week. Thank you for your order. You can pick up your order from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

Remember to bring your glass jars for recycling, egg cartons, and bags for ordered items. Reduce, reuse, recycle! See you this afternoon. Have a great day!

Tuesday Reminder


Dear Conway Locally Grown Community,

This is a reminder that the market closes tonight. There’s still time to place orders and if you forgot something Sunday or Monday, just place another order.

Rattle’s Garden added organic green beans to the market this morning, check ’em out!

See y’all Friday!
Gabe Levin

Opening Bell


Greetings Conway Locally Grown Community,

I love the market this time of year – so many yummy veggies to choose from. I love to throw them all in a pan with olive oil, fresh herbs, and some spices. Cook them just barely tender and put them on top of rice or pasta – so fresh and healthy! And don’t forget the berries. Get fresh strawberries and blueberries while you can!

The market is now open. Single click the checkout button when you’re finished, and you will receive a confirmation email once your order is placed. Have a wonderful week.

Best regards,
Gabe Levin
CLG Market Director

CLG Pickup TODAY! Bring egg cartons, please! 4-6pm


Good Morning,

This is a pickup reminder for those of you who ordered this week. Thank you for your order. You can pick up your order from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

Remember to bring your glass jars for recycling, egg cartons, and bags for ordered items. Reduce, reuse, recycle! See you this afternoon. Have a great day!

Tuesday Reminder


Dear Conway Locally Grown Community,

This is a reminder that the market closes tonight. There’s still time to place orders and if you forgot something Sunday or Monday, just place another order.

I was going to post an elaborate Falling Sky Farm update, but I’m just too tired. The lifestyle of a farmer conforms to nature’s patterns and schedules. Right now for example, the days are long and the list of things to do is longer. Everything is growing like a weed, and the animals are constantly on the move to fresh ground. We stay busy from before the sun comes up until long after it goes down. Come winter, life will slow again and I will sleep more, but that’s a very long way away. A very….long….way…away.

See you Friday!
Best,
Gabe Levin