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Opening Bell: Coffee, Squash, Honey, Sweet Potatoes!


Good afternoon!
Faulkner County Fair is this week. Take a look at the schedule of events and head to the fairgrounds and take in all the sights, sounds, and smells of our county fair. Lots of animals to get up close and personal with, such as cows, goats, pigs, chickens, and sheep. Very informative booths and exhibits are all indoors and air conditioned! Free admission, just five dollars per car for parking.

Check out the Sweet Potatoes ring harvested for you from Drewry Orchard. Buy in bulk or 3 pound bag.

Ask me about the fantastic recipe for shiitake mushrooms I made on Saturday!

A late crop of pickling cucumbers is now available from Strack farm here in Conway. Try your hand at making dill pickles, or bread & butter pickles.

Brighten someone’s day (or week) and order a beautiful fresh cut bouquet from Bell Urban Farm. They last a long time and look amazing!

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. Over 600 items available now!

Most items are listed by 6pm Sunday, but check back again before the market closes Tuesday night to see if any other items are ready to be harvested for you! Eat fresh! Eat local! Eat for better health!

And save your eggshells throughout the week for the laying hens! :-)

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping:

https://conway.locallygrown.net/market

Please check your email a few minutes after you place your order to make sure you get an order confirmation. Thank you!
Steve

CLG Pickup TODAY 3:30-6pm. Bring eggshells, glass jars, & egg cartons please.


Good morning!

Get your fall decorations today! Strack Farm will have lots of small ornamental gourds for only 50 cents each. Some will be 2 for $1. We will also have Tomatoes, Zephyr Squash and other goodies on the EXTRAS table today. Come early!

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 3:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

Usually our awesome volunteers have the market ready for customers to pick up before 4pm. If you are out and about and want to know if we are ready, just text me to see: 501-339-1039.

If something comes up that you cannot personally pick up your order today, please contact someone to pick up for you.

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

Come early for the best selection from the EXTRAS table! Even if you didn’t make an order, you can come by to shop the EXTRAS table.
Steve

Tamales! Tuesday Reminder - Market Closes Tonight after 10pm.


Hello friends!

Just in time for this cooler weather, Strack farm will have lots of colorful fall mini gourds for decoration on Friday’s extra table. Pick any you want for only 50 cents each.

Maria’s delicious baked pumpkin seeds are now available! Try them for a great seasonal nutritious snack.

Shiitake mushrooms from Sweden Creek Farm are once again listed as a regular weekly item. 8 ounces for only $5.

There’s still time to place your order for pickup this Friday, September 14th.

If you want to pre-order Tamales, just text me what you want. 5 freshly made Tamales for $7, Chicken, Pork, or Jalapeno & Cheese. Sold in packs of 5 of the same type.

The market closes TONIGHT after 10pm, maybe even midnight! Come early on Friday for the best selection from the Extras table. See you Friday!

How to contact us:

DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. Instead…

Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Email: Steve – kirp1968@sbcglobal.net

Opening Bell: Tomatoes, Tamales, Beef!


Good afternoon!

It was nice to see all the Tomatoes and Zephyr squash on the extras table on Friday. We should have a similar harvest this Friday So make plans now to pick up your order early. We are normally ready to start by 3 PM. Thanks to Sue and Rusty at Armstead Mountain Farm for all their hard work growing such beautiful food.

Look at all the Buffalo and Beef items now available from Ratchford Farms. Our meat producers usually let me know when they take animals to the processor and this fall looks to be busy for them.

Tamales! Also on Friday, Doña Estela and her amazing homemade Tamales! She will make them Friday morning and have them at market Friday afternoon. They will be 5 for $7 in 3 flavors: Pork, Chicken, or Jalapeño & Cheese. To get an idea of how many she should prepare, please add a note to your order, or text me at 501-339-1039. If you do that, she will have your Tamales labeled for you. She may bring extras too. Delicious with sides of refried beans and rice, topped with a bit of salsa. They freeze very well so get some for several meals.

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. Over 700 items available now!

Most items are listed by 6pm Sunday, but check back again before the market closes Tuesday night to see if any other items are ready to be harvested for you! Eat fresh! Eat local! Eat for better health!

And save your eggshells throughout the week for the laying hens! :-)

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping:

https://conway.locallygrown.net/market

Please check your email a few minutes after you place your order to make sure you get an order confirmation. Thank you!
Steve

CLG Pickup TODAY 3:30-6pm. Bring eggshells, glass jars, & egg cartons please.


Good morning!

Maria will be set up with Hummus, Spinach Dip, and BBQ Pulled Pork, along with her great selection of jellies. We will also have Apples, Tomatoes, Zephyr Squash and other goodies on the EXTRAS table today. Come early!

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 3:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

Usually our awesome volunteers have the market ready for customers to pick up before 4pm. If you are out and about and want to know if we are ready, just text me to see: 501-339-1039.

If something comes up that you cannot personally pick up your order today, please contact someone to pick up for you.

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

Come early for the best selection from the EXTRAS table! Even if you didn’t make an order, you can come by to shop the EXTRAS table.
Steve

Tuesday Reminder - Market Closes Tonight after 10pm.


Hello friends!

There’s still time to place your order for pickup this Friday, September 7th.

This Friday, Maria will be set up at market with hummus, spinach dip, and a few pounds of her delicious barbecue pulled pork. Come early!

The market closes TONIGHT after 10pm, maybe even midnight! Come early on Friday for the best selection from the Extras table. See you Friday!

Steve

How to contact us:

DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. Instead…

Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Opening Bell: Muscadines, Honey, Apples, Pork!


Good afternoon!
We have several new items this week. Use the SEARCH bar to find what you’re looking for. If you have any issues logging in, just call or text me and I will be happy to help.

Muscadines are being picked now. Funny Farm has 12 frozen quarts, and may have fresh on the extras table Friday.

A late crop of pickling cucumbers is now available from Strack farm here in Conway. Try your hand at making dill pickles, or bread & butter pickles.

It was very nice to have Judith Allen from SalScilla Farm at market on Friday. Be sure to remember her delicious baked goods while making your order.

Brighten someone’s day (or week) and order a beautiful fresh cut bouquet from Bell Urban Farm. They last a long time and look amazing!

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. Over 750 items available now!

Most items are listed by 6pm Sunday, but check back again before the market closes Tuesday night to see if any other items are ready to be harvested for you! Eat fresh! Eat local! Eat for better health!

And save your eggshells throughout the week for the laying hens! :-)

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping:

https://conway.locallygrown.net/market

Please check your email a few minutes after you place your order to make sure you get an order confirmation. Thank you!
Steve

TAMALES - CLG Pickup TODAY 3:30-6pm. Bring eggshells, glass jars, & egg cartons please.


Good morning!

Dona Estela will have extra TAMALES so come early for the best selection.

Judith Allen from SalScilla Farm in Mayflower will have a table set up to offer free samples of her baked goods and other items.

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 3:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

Usually our awesome volunteers have the market ready for customers to pick up before 4pm. If you are out and about and want to know if we are ready, just text me to see: 501-339-1039.

If something comes up that you cannot personally pick up your order today, please contact someone to pick up for you.

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

Come early for the best selection from the EXTRAS table! Even if you didn’t make an order, you can come by to shop the EXTRAS table.

Tamales! Tuesday Reminder - Market Closes Tonight after 10pm.


Hello friends!

Shiitake mushrooms from Sweden Creek Farm are once again listed as a regular weekly item. 8 ounces for only $5.

There’s still time to place your order for pickup this Friday, August 31st.

If you want to pre-order Tamales, just text me what you want. 5 freshly made Tamales for $7, Chicken, Pork, or Jalapeno & Cheese. Sold in packs of 5 of the same type.

The market closes TONIGHT after 10pm, maybe even midnight! Come early on Friday for the best selection from the Extras table. See you Friday!

How to contact us:

DO NOT REPLY TO THIS EMAIL. Instead…

Phone or text: Steve – 501-339-1039

Email: Steve – kirp1968@sbcglobal.net

TAMALES! Opening Bell: Chicken, Honey, Rice, Eggs!


Good afternoon!

School is back in full swing and our schedules are filled with things to do. Shopping for locally produced and grown food at Conway Locally Grown can save you time and hassle. Shop online from over 650 items, then just swing by and pick up your order on Friday afternoon.

Grow some fall tomatoes! Our hot, dry summers often leave our spring planted tomatoes in sad shape by this time of year. Start over now and you can harvest Tomatoes a few weeks before they freeze in December. At Cedar Rock Ridge I started some organic Cream Sausage Tomatoes at the end of July. Search “cream” and try your first ever fall Tomatoes. You can do it! Great gifts for your gardening co-workers too.

At market this Friday, new Grower, Judith Allen from SalScillia Farm in Mayflower, will be set up with some fresh baked goodies, Honey, and Veggies. This is a great opportunity to find out more about her operation. Look for a variety of vegetables, eggs, and baked goods. Her laying hens are fed non-GMO, omega-rich grain.

On Friday, it was nice to have Greg and Kinsey Bradford from Bradford Valley Farm in Damascus! They are a young family looking to produce more food from their 50 acre operation. Currently they have Eggs and Pasture-Raised Chicken. Pastured Pork and grass-fed Beef should be available in September!

Tamales! Also on Friday, Doña Estela and her amazing homemade Tamales! She will make them Friday morning and have them at market Friday afternoon. They will be 5 for $7 in 3 flavors: Pork, Chicken, or Jalapeño & Cheese. To get an idea of how many she should prepare, please add a note to your order, or text me at 501-339-1039. If you do that, she will have your Tamales labeled for you. She may bring extras too. Delicious with sides of refried beans and rice, topped with a bit of salsa. They freeze very well so get some for several meals.

Be sure to SEARCH for your favorite items using the search field. Over 650 items available now!

Most items are listed by 6pm Sunday, but check back again before the market closes Tuesday night to see if any other items are ready to be harvested for you! Eat fresh! Eat local! Eat for better health!

And save your eggshells throughout the week for the laying hens! :-)

The market is now OPEN for orders. Click here to start shopping:

https://conway.locallygrown.net/market

Please check your email a few minutes after you place your order to make sure you get an order confirmation. Thank you!
Steve