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A Rainbow of Colors Just For You


Lots of colorful produce to fill your dinner table. Everything from +A+ncho Peppers to +Z+ucchini.

From Green"er" Acres Farm: Blackberries, Garden Huckleberries and Ground Cherries, Fresh Herbs (rosemary,basil,catnip, mints, tarragon, stevia), Mixed Beans, Mixed Beets, Mixed Carrots, Celery, Celeriac, Slicing Cucumbers, Eggplant, Elephant Garlic, four kinds of Kale, Leeks, Sweet Peppers (jumbo green and red, orange, purple, flavorburst, lunchbox and blushing beauty) and Hot Peppers (ancho/poblano, jalapeno and hot wax), Mixed Swiss Chard, Tomatillos, Tomatoes (large slicers and heirlooms, paste and cherry) and Summer Squash and Zucchini.

From Rispoli’s Produce: Beans (green, yellow and Dragon’s Tongue), Cabbage, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Garlic, three varieties of Kale, Onions, Peppers, Potatoes, Zucchini, and Eggs

Weyant Vegetable Farm: Delicious Bi-Color Sweet Corn

Jamboree Farm: Garlic, Onions, Green Beans and Eggs

Heritage Hills Farm: Chicken Wings, Legs, Quarters, Breasts, Whole Chickens and Carcasses, Hot Italian Sausage and Cherry Smoked Grinder Salt. Also taking orders for Pastured Turkeys for Thanksgiving.

An Amazingly Large Variety of Dairy Products from Clover Creek Cheese Cellar and Vale Wood Farms.

Baked Goods from MeMaw’s Sweets and Treats and Bake Shop Bakes.

And Hand Blended Loose Tea from The Skirted Soldier, Goat’s Milk Soap from Cherry Hill Farm and Organic Spelt Flour from Golden Farms

FINALLY Some Sunshine!!!


So we are almost halfway through August and we are finally going to have some sunshine.

Summer produce is coming along quite nicely. Heirloom tomatoes are ripening and cherry tomatoes are coming on. We are also now offering green tomatoes.

Also fruits & veggies from A-Z.

Lot's of Great Summer Produce


Market is open for ordering for this weeks delivery.

We have a lot of great summer produce available from A-Z. You can’t get any fresher unless you grow it yourself. Picked just for you and delivered to your door.

New this week: Peach Dumplings from Bake Shop Bakes (like their apple dumplings) Locally sourced ingredients. Available for a short time (through September) Get yours before they are gone.

More Summer Goodies


Lots of great summer goodness in the market this week.

Sweet corn, beautiful, vine-ripe tomatoes, sweet peppers, jalapenos, ancho peppers, sweet candy onions, lettuce, radish, salad turnips, swiss chard, beans, beets, celery and celeriac, cucumbers, eggplant, garlic, kale, potatoes, summer squash and zucchini, and tomatillos, as well as ground cherries and blackberries.

Not to mention our usual eggs, dairy, meats, grains, tea, bath & body, baked goods and more.

Come check it out and place your order for the freshest of the fresh, delivered to your door.

LOTS of Great Summer Produce


LOTS of Great Summer Produce Available This Week

We apologize for the lateness opening the market this week, but we had SO much good stuff to add this week… We finally have the All-Time summer favorites, sweet corn and tomatoes, available, and so much more. Some are in limited supplies, but will be increasing steadily as the weeks go.

Weyant Vegetable Farm

It’s finally here… Sam Weyant’s amazing bicolor sweet corn. A summer must-have. Available in half-dozen and dozen, as well as by the box (4 dozen) for canning and freezing.

Green"er" Acres Farm

New this week… the first of the seasons ripe tomatoes. Currently available Dad’s Sunset (a mild orange variety) and Paul Robeson (an old heirloom, brick-red and deep flavor). As well as a new variety of sweet pepper called Blushing Beauty which starts out ivory (the stage they are at currently), then turns pink and then red. We also now have Lunchbox Peppers, Flavorburst Peppers, Jalapenos, Ancho Peppers, Beets in 4 varieties, Red and White Salad Turnips (look similar to radishes but are sweet and crisp), Green Zucchini, Yellow Squash, Zephyr Squash (yellow with pale green blossom-ends) and cute small round “Pool Ball” series squash (great for stuffing.) As well as fresh beans (green, yellow wax, purple, and “Rattlesnake”)

All this, as well as the return of Mixed Salad Greens and Swiss Chard, and our weekly offerings of Garlic and Elephant Garlic, Celery and Celeriac, Lemon and Crystal Apple Cucumbers and Cucamelons, Green Peppers, Radish,and Fresh Herbs.

Rispoli’s Produce

New this week… extra large Green Cabbage and Dutch Flat Cabbage, Hungarian Hot Wax Peppers and Eggplant.

Kale in three varieties, Cucumbers, Red and White Potatoes, Zucchini, Candy Onions, Garlic and Farm Fresh Brown Eggs.

Jamboree Farm

Cucumbers, Green Beans and Brown Eggs.

The Skirted Soldier

Lots of great varieties of hand-blended loose teas to choose from, including their newest seasonal blend… “Summer Salute,” an Orange Creme Blend.

Heritage Hills Farm

Chicken Wings, Legs, Quarters, Boneless Chicken Breasts, Whole Chickens and Chicken Carcasses, Hot Italian Sausage, Skeeter Beater, Tick Off Tick Repellent, Colloidal Silver and Soap.

Also taking pre-orders for Thanksgiving Turkeys.

Homemade Goodness

Full line of baked goodness from MeMaw’s Sweets & Treats and Bake Shop Bakes to include cookies, donuts, apple dumplings, gobs, brownies, pies, cinnamon buns, and delicious homemade bread.

Lots of Dairy Goodness

A full line of dairy items from Vale Wood Farms. Raw milk, artisan cheese and beef from Clover Creek Cheese Cellar.

Goat Milk Soap and Spelt Flour

Provided by Cherry Hill Farm and Golden Farm respectively.

Market open for the week


The market is now open for the week.

Update from Rispoli's Produce


Sorry for the second entry, but we just received an update from Rispoli’s Produce with their availability for this week.

They will have Zucchinis in numerous sizes, small slicing cucumbers and baskets of Gourmet Pickling cucumbers, honey, kale and eggs as usual. And new this week… Red Potatoes, Large Candy Onions,and Garlic.

They would also like us to remind our customers that they are pesticide free and non-GMO and use Organic Fertilizers.

Farm Fresh Goodness at Your Front Door


The Skirted Soldier

has retired “Old Glory” for now, but has introduced their newest blend… “Summer Salute.”

Summer salute orange creme is a refreshing blend of sweet orange Shou Mei white tea, real orange peel pieces and sunflower petals on a vanilla black tea base. She contains ammo (caffeine) and is delicious served hot or on ice. Summer Salute comes complete with 12 servings & 12 diffuser bags.

Green"er" Acres Farm

Our lettuce is currently unavailable, but we have a new batch started and should be available in a few weeks. The raspberries are also currently unavailable, as we are seeing some disease pressure due to frequent rains.

Lots of fresh herbs, to include basil and rosemary, as well as dill and dill flower heads that are amazing to add to freshly made pickles. And don’t forget the radishes, kale, celery, green peppers, green onions, Red Candy Onions, and deliciously different Lemon Cucumbers and Crystal Apple Cucumbers.

Bake Shop Bakes

The new additions to Bake Shop Bakes items last week were a huge success. Let me tell you, the loaves of homemade bread looked, and smelled, ABSOLUTELY amazing. I know I will personally be ordering a loaf or two myself. Not to mention some of the sweet goodies!!

It’s That Time of Year…

for the poison ivy, mosquitoes, sunburns and all sorts of skin irritations and bug pressure.

Instead of resorting to the chemically laden commercial products out there, why not try something healthier with many of the homemade products available through your online market?

Have a headache from the bright sunshine or from worrying about how to get everything done in a day’s time? Why not try some Headache Relief Salve made by Green"er" Acres Farm. Made with coconut oil, our own beeswax, and peppermint, lavender and eucalyptus essential oils. Simply rub a small amount on your forehead, temples, or back of neck at the first signs of a headache for a natural relief of most headaches.

Have an itchy rash, sunburn, excema or psoriasis? Plantain, the common backyard plant/weed, not the relative of the banana, has been used as a healing skin remedy a far back as the Native Americans. Plantain is considered helpful for: bee/wasp stings, spider bites, mosquito and other bug bites, poison ivy/poison oak/sumac,eczema, psoriasis, sunburn, diaper rash, and even pet’s “hot spots” Our plantain leaves are harvested from lawns not treated with chemicals.

Get into a patch of poison ivy? Cherry Hill Farm has you covered with their S.O.S. and Cup O’ Oats Goat’s Milk Soap.

“Bugged” by all those nasty little flying insects? Heritage Hills Farm can provide you with some relief with their all-natural bug repellent Skeeter Beater.
Witch hazel, lemon eucalyptus essential oil, REAL vanilla extract. 2 oz glass spray mist bottle Great for keeping nagging insects at bay, plus great for your skin!! Really works!!

Concerned about the increase in the incidence of ticks and tick-borne diseases like Lyme’s Disease? Why not try an all natural tick repellent? Heritage Hills Farm also offers their Tick Off Tick Repellent made with organic apple cider vinegar, witch hazel, rose geranium oil, and Virginia cedarwood. Safe for self and pets.

New Items from Bake Shop Bakes


New Bakery Items from Bake Shop Bakes

Bake Shop Bakes recently moved to Tyrone and opened their own Bakery/Cafe. With the expanded facility they are now offering a larger variety of baked goods.

We are now carrying their… Homemade Bread, Apple Dumplings, Brownies (Walnut and Chocolate Chunk Peanut Butter), Cookies (Chocolate Chip, Peanut Butter Blossoms and Snickerdoodles), Cinnamon Buns (Plain, Peanut Butter Frosting and Buttercream Frosting), and Donuts (Cinnamon Sugar, Custard Filled, Cream Filled and Glazed)

Check out this week’s video featuring their yummy goodness at:

https://animoto.com/play/4o85ydpMTfFhVEHi5asXYA

Green"er" Acres Farm

New This Week… Green Peppers, Elephant Garlic, Mixed Radishes, Celeriac Root, Mexican Sour Gherkins (Cucamelons)and Crystal Apple Cucumbers, Red Raspberries

Return of… Swiss Chard, Snow Peas

And As Always… Green Onions, Garlic, Lettuce, Kale, Celery, Rhubarb, Fresh and Dried Herbs, Hydrosols, Homemade Bath & beauty and Home Cleaning Products, Headache Relief Salve, and Plantain Healing Salve and Plants.

Rispoli’s Produce

Red Romaine Lettuce, 3 varieties of Kale, Farm Fresh Brown Eggs and Honey

New This Week… Cucumbers and Zucchini

GreenSpace Microgreens

Dan and his family will be out of town for a while, we will let you know when they are back.

Clover Creek Cheese Cellar

Ground Beef in 1 pound packages, a 10 pound pack of 1 pound packages and Ground Beef Patties, Chuck Roast, London Broil, Rib Steak, Sirloin Steak, Raw Milk in Gallon and Half Gallon, and Artisan Cheeses in more than 12 varieties.

New this week, and for a limited time… Vanilla Berry Cheese (strawberry, blueberry and vanilla)

Heritage Hills Farm

Chicken Wings, Legs, Breasts, Quarters, Whole Chickens, Chicken Carcasses, Hot Italian Sausage, Cherry Smoked Grinder Sauce, Colloidal Silver, Skeeter Beater and Tick Off.

Also taking Pre-orders for Thanksgiving Turkeys.

As Well As…

Goat’s Milk Soap from Cherry Hill Farm, Organic Sprouted Spelt (Wheat) Flour from Golden Farm Milling, Home Made Goodies from MeMaw’s Sweets & Treats, a full line of Dairy goods from Vale Wood Farms, and Hand Blended Loose Tea from The Skirted Soldier.

And don’t forget… Gift Certificates to Share to wealth of tasty goodness!!

Farm Fresh Produce & MORE


The online farm market is open again for this week’s ordering.

The 4th of July is Just Around the Corner

The annual celebration of our nation’s independence is often celebrated with barbecues and picnics with family and friends.

Be it hamburgers (available from Clover Creek Cheese Cellar) or sausages (available from Heritage Hills Farm) for the grill, eggs (from Rispoli’s Produce) for deviled eggs, cheese for your hamburgers or for a cheese tray (also available from Clover Creek), or iced tea in several flavors (available from Vale Wood Farms), we can supply many of your grocery needs for your family get-togethers. We also have a large selection of your spring vegetable needs.

Want some homemade sweets and goodies but don’t want to slave over a hot stove/oven? Bake Shop Bakes and MeMaw’s Sweet & Treats have you covered.

This Week’s Video

As announced last week, Green"er" Acres Farm is experimenting with distillation of their own essential oils and hydrosols. We have created a short video to show the set up and process, and explains what hydrosols are and how they can be used.

Check it out at:
https://animoto.com/play/DOGdjSzlAokumAxGsAxYDQ