Whether your bird is big or small, or you’re serving ham or no meat at all;
we would like to wish you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving to one and all.
Many blessings, full bellies, and happy smiles.
The CCLG Team
The market will be open it’s usual days next days week.
Early Market this week!
Gobble Gobble, the Market is open early this week for Thanksgiving. Pick up has been moved to Tuesday at the usual time and locations.
Lobster Tails are back along with Cedar Key Little Neck Clams from Simply Seafood. Shoebox Herb Gardens is now offering Food Grade Diatomaceous Earth. Register Cracker Farm has a variety of peppers and tomatoes available. And as always Fox Hollow Farms has farm fresh, naturally colored eggs. Don’t forget your chemical/hormone free meat from Florida Fresh Meat Company and milk from Gaia’s Creamery! Coffey Break Farm is back with their offerings of handmade, flavored Chevres (Goat Cheeses) YUM!
If you’re traveling this week we wish you a safe journey and a happy destination.
Blessings, healthy eating, and happy gardening to you all!
The CCLG Team
Time to start thinking about your Thanksgiving menu
Happy November ya’ll! All the little Trick or Treaters out last week for Halloween were a wonderfully cute and interesting site. We saw it all from a family all dress as Alice in Wonderland characters to Captain Jack Sparrow to Mummies to Skeletons to Werewolves! What a fantastic time of year to let your creepy imaginations run wild with lawn decor too! We hope everyone had a safe and fun Halloween.
Now it’s November and time to be thinking about that Thanksgiving Day feast menu. Whether you plan on making traditional fare or serving up non-traditional cuisine for something different, chemical free is, as always, the best way to go for great taste and better health.
Check out what’s available this week on the market. As always, locally grown and chemical/hormone free!
Blessings, Healthy Eating and Happy Gardening to you all!
The CCLG Team
Lettuce Prices Fall
With these cooler days and nights one supplier has a bumper crop of Lettuce at this time. This week Lettuce is priced at $1.25 a head. Some extra salad on the table this week? Pair this Lettuce with some of the Tomatoes and Cucumbers for an evening appetizer or snack.
Follow a salad with some Free range Chicken that is Pasture raised, Chemical, Hormone and Antibiotic free. Roast, Grilled or slow cooked in the crock pot, always full of flavor and healthy too.
Fall is time to do some canning, 25 lb boxes of Tomatoes for just $32, this will make several quarts of Tomato sauce. Or perhaps pickle some Cucumbers. If you have any questions about canning, a great way to save and preserve food without any pesticides hormones or Antibiotics, visit the canning information link at the bottom of the page.
Thanksgiving is not far away. I will state the obvious, there will be a market on Thanksgiving Day. We will bring the market forward to Tuesday Thanksgiving Week. Market will open the Friday morning before Thanksgiving, and close 9:00 a.m. Monday. Please order as early as possible to assist our growers. Special Orders for Meat and Fish can be called in the week before I am trying to arrange an open phone line for Sunday p.m.
Next weekend it is time to change the clocks, so put them back one hour before you go to bed on Saturday night, and enjoy the extra hours sleep.
Here are the links
Have a great week eating Pesticide and Chemical free.
See you at pickup
CCLG takes FIRST place at Chilli Cook Off
Hello to you all from the CCLG Team.
We have some exciting news this week. Citrus County Locally Grown fielded a team for the OWLS Red Hot Chilli Cook off at Ocala Golf Course on Silver Springs Blvd.Ocala
Team Leader and Chief Cook, Tricia Kirkham, of Shoe Box Herb Gardens.Abaaly assisted by her mother Marsha France, using Meat from Florida Fresh Meat Company, vegetables from Register Cracker Farm took first place. Just goes to show that the natural full flavor comes through when cooked.
p=. Congratulation Tricia.
We try to respond to requests from customers, this week we see a 25lb box of Tomatoes from Register Cracker Farm @ $32, that is $1.28 per lb.
Click Citrus County Locally Grown.
to go directly to the website.
Have a great week. See you at Pickup on Thursday.
Until next time, Blessings, Healthy Eating, and Happy Gardening.
The CCLG Team