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After Thanksgiving


Hi
The week after Thanksgiving sees the late fall crops coming in. Always nice to have Strawberries over the Thanksgiving period.

From 3 Rock Farm
Wintertime means Fresh Greens! This week we have 2 kinds of kale – Sweet Russian and Toscano, (aka Dinosaur Kale), mustard greens and fresh arugula. Perhaps the last of the Satsuma Tangerines.

Shoebox Herb Gardens is taking a vacation this week but will be back next.

Thank you for supporting your On-line Farmers Market.

See you at pickup!

THE MARKET IS OPEN
This link will take you there.

www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

CCLG Team

Thanksgiving Market


Market is OPEN
Market Closes Sunday Midnight
Pickup is TUESDAY usual time & place.

As you prepare your Thanksgiving meals, here are some items that might be useful and healthy.

Satsumas

Fresh picked, no wax or color added. Just like nature intended! Small, but extremely sweet and juicy, easy to peel and seedless! Makes awesome juice.
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Vegetables

Potatoes, Squash, Onoions, Caarrots

Fruits

Strawberries, Navel Red Oranges and regular navel oranges.

Organic Vietnamese Cinnamon – 5% oil.

Vietnamese cinnamon is the strongest, richest, and sweetest cinnamon around. For traditional cinnamon recipes such as gooey cinnamon rolls, the vibrant flavor of Vietnamese cinnamon really shines.

Tea – Organic China Black (Orange Pekoe)

Orange pekoe tea, which should not be confused with herbal tea, is a type of black tea which has several health benefits. There have been multiple studies investigating the effects of tea on cardiovascular disease prevention. Rutin, which is a compound found in orange pekoe tea, has antioxidant properties according to Ihme and colleagues in a 1996 article from the “European Journal of Pharmacology.” Antioxidants help to counteract free radicals preventing them from damaging tissues of the body. Thus, antioxidants helps to combat premature aging. Orange pekoe tea’s rutin compound may help improve venous circulation.
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Pie – 9" Pumpkin

Made with REAL pumpkins from Register Cracker Farm!

Cranberry Sauce

Just in time for Thanksgiving… Homemade Cranberry Sauce!! You don’t have to tell them YOU didn’t make it… it’s still homemade! Ingredients: Cranberries, Orange Juice, Sugar

Meats from Florida-Beef, Pork, Chicken, Lamb, Goat and Gator

All meats from Florida Fresh Meat are raised locally and naturally. Beef are grass fed, along with Pork, Chicken and Goat they are all raised in open fields. NO HORMONES, NO ANTIBIOTICS and CHEMICAL FREE. Try a Bottom Round Roast, Pork Loin Roast, Lamb Roast. or maybe some Ground Beef to make your signature Hamburgers even tastier.

Whole Milk, Cheese and Eggs

Checkout these offerings, all from LOCAL small farms.

Honey

Sweeten you thanks giving dishes with honey from local apiaries.

Search Tip

On the Market Page select “All Products”
Then find the Search Box in the center of the page and enter a key word e.g Beef Lettuce etc. Press search and all the offering will be there.

We give Thanks for your support of local agriculture and your On-line Farmers Market.

See you at pickup! On Tuesday.

The CCLG Team wishes you and your family a Happy and Safe Thanksgiving.

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.

www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

Change of Pickup Day for Thanksgiving


Hi,
This week we start to see the first of the seasonal fruits for the holidays. Talking of holidays next Thursday is Thanksgiving Day.

Change of pickup day for Thanksgiving Week.
The market will open Friday November 22 and will close late Sunday 24th. Pickup will be on Tuesday at the usual place and time.

Register Cracker Farm
*Strawberries
*Oranges Red Navel
*Oranges Navel

Shoebox Herb Gardens
*Fresh Homemade Cranberry Sauce
*Homemade Pumpkin Pie
*Orange Marmalade (Made with oranges from Register cracker Farms Orange Groves in Altura FL.)

3 Rock Farm
*Chickens are laying again. Eggs available

Thank you for supporting your On-line Farmers Market.

See you at pickup!

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.

www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

Oops! Thanksgiving is NOT next week!


Hi Guys:
Mike has just informed me I made a mistake on the dates in my last email. So sorry! Hope I didn’t panic anyone!!

This week is business as usual. NEXT WEEK IS ALSO BUSINESS AS USUAL.

The following week we will be doing market on Tuesday, November 26th (NOT the 19th, as previously emailed) so you can shop in time to cook for Thanksgiving.

Sorry for the confusion.

See you at pickup!

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.
www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

It's almost Thanksgiving!


Hi all CCLG Market Members,

It’s that time of the week again!

A quick update on Michael. He is healthy and happy and mobile again; YAY!

This week we have a new vendor: Madelyn’s House of Spice and Such. She has listed three organic products this week for your pleasure: Garlic Powder, Loose Spearmint Tea and Vietnamese Cinnamon.

Register Cracker Farm has fresh butter crunch lettuce this week in addition to their regular seasonal fruits and vegetables.

3 Rock Farm has Satsuma Tangerines again this week – DON’T MISS THESE; they are seedless, easy to peel and super-sweet!

Shoebox Herb Garden has Toasted Pumpkin Seeds… tis that season… and a LIMITED # of pumpkin pies each week through Thanksgiving. Also now available for a limited time is homemade Cranberry Sauce & sweet Cranberry Jam.

Speaking of Thanksgiving. Next week, we are going to to do market on Tuesday, November 19th so everyone has a chance to buy healthy for their Thanksgiving feasts – mark you calendars!

Wishing you all a wonderful week!

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.
www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

So have a great week and see you at pickup.

Daylight Savings TIme is Over!


Hi all CCLG Market Members,

It’s that time of the week again! Hope you enjoyed that extra hour sleep last night!

A quick update on Michael. He is home and recovering from surgery. He’s doing very well and looking forward to coming back to market in a few weeks. He appreciates all your well wishes and healing vibes!!

This week we have a new vendor: Farm Fresh Honey. Mitchell has over 100 hives in Ocala and produces 3 different types of honey for us: Spring Wildflower, Fall Wildflower and Orange Blossom. His hives are state inspected and his honey is all natural, unprocessed, and never heated so you’re sure to get all the health benefits honey has to offer.

Shoebox Herb Garden has made a wonderful pumpkin butter to celebrate the season and Register Cracker has a wide selection of seasonal offerings, as usual!

3 Rock Farm has Satsuma Tangerines this week, but probably not for too long. The freeze earlier this year really took its toll on the citrus crops, so buy them now while you can! As you read this, Amy is busy making gallons of her delicious Orange Tangerine Marmalade, which, by the way, is outrageously good on her Lemon Scones!

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.
www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

So have a great week and see you at pickup.

Happy Halloween!


Hi all CCLG Market Members,

It’s that time of the week again! The selection this week is spooky good, with no tricks but lots of treats!!

Shoebox Herb Garden has added Sago Palms as well as a few 3’ Loquat trees. Rumor has it she will be adding some homemade rum cake (from scratch) among other baked goods, so be sure to check the market often!

Register Cracker has a wonderful selection of new offerings which includes Naval oranges, Honeybell Tangerines, Pineapples, Jumbo Vidalia Onions, Red Delicious Apples, Bi-color corn, Strawberry Preserves and Summer Tomato Salad Dressing, in addition to their standard seasonal goodies.

3 Rock Farm has Peach Butter (made with local honey and fresh Florida peaches), fresh Lemon Scones and will be adding Monkey Bread, soon!!

We wish all our growers and customers and happy and safe Halloween!

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.
www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

So have a great week and see you at pickup.

The Ides of October


Hi all CCLG Market Members,

It’s that time of the week again. Your CCLG Market is OPEN to take your orders and our Growers are EAGER to share the bounty of their harvests with you!

This week, Shoebox Herb Garden has a mixed variety of fresh green beans and Register Cracker still has extra large pumpkins for just $5.00 – Great for carving and eating!

PS Many of you have asked for an update
…Michael is progressing well and we’re happy to report he has a “very healthy heart!” More news next week.

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.
www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

So have a great week and see you at pickup.

Your Market Continues to Grow!


Hi all CCLG Market Members,
This week we welcome 2 new growers:
1) Harvey’s Farm is a family farm growing muscadine grapes and blueberries as well as producing goat milk and other goodies.
2) Fields Place raises goats and sells goat milk products, as well.
We are happy to have them aboard and look forward to their products in the coming days and weeks.

3 Rock Farm is just about done planting the winter crops and are looking forward to lots of yummy greens coming to market in the next few weeks.

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.
www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

So have a great week and see you at pickup.

The CCLG Team

We Welcome Fall


Hi all CCLG Market Members,
Now the mornings are staying darker later and the evenings draw in, the harvest is rolling into the storehouses ready for winter.

HALLOWEEN, PUMPKINS and APPLE CIDER
Are all just around the corner.

Checkout the Pumpkin listed on the market. They are large, just right for carving. I picked one up, it must have weighed 25lbs.
Great value at $10.00 Enjoy.

REAL MILK
I came across this web site a few days ago and found it very interesting. As a child, when we were at Grandma’s house, milk, fresh from the farm was always available. Once a year all the cows were tested. No one in my family was sick from fresh milk!! If you were lucky enough to be in the milking parlor at milking time you may get some warm milk straight from the cow.
I share this site with you as I enjoy great childhood memories.
Link to Real Milk.

If you have a website or other online resource you would like to share, please do send me an email mike.cclg@gmail.com or via this link Mike W.

PLASTIC BAGS
Following a number of requests from our customers,all growers are looking to eliminate or significantly reduce the number of plastic bags that are used in packing, routing and transporting the produce. To assist in this will you please bring bags to take your produce home with you. Please do discuss this with our volunteers at pickup. Your feedback is always carefully considered.

THE MARKET IS OPEN
The link will take you there.
www.citruscounty.locallygrown.net/.

So have a great week and see you at pickup.

The CCLG Team