Weekly Market News

3/8/18

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op

Order on Our Website: http://suwanee.locallygrown.net/market Fridays to Sundays

Pick Up Location: 1300 Peachtree Industrial Blvd, Suite 1104, Suwanee 30024 at Cultured Traditions (LOWER LEVEL at The Plaza at Suwanee Station Shopping Center)

Pick Up Date & Time: WEDNESDAYS 1 pm to 6:30pm

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A&A Alta Cucina on the market this week!

Order their award winning, local, small batch tomato sauces, balsamic vinegars, pestos, infused olive oils, and more this weekend. Congratulations to Alta Cucina Italia!! Their Vidalia Balsamic Jam was announced a Good Food Award Winner!!! We only order from them monthly so please keep this in mind when ordering. Items will be delivered for this week's pick up.

PLEASE HELP! Volunteers Needed at pick up!

WE NEED A VOLUNTEER NEXT WEDNESDAY, 3/14, FOR THE 3PM SHIFT

Please consider volunteering during market pick up. I can’t run the co-op without your help! Shifts are 1 hour long and go by really fast. It's a great opportunity to meet fellow members!


*You might notice some young women & men helping out at the co-op on Wednesdays. These are some wonderful North Gwinnett High School Beta Club students that are helping to earn service hours. Please allow them to help you gather your items or bring to car. They are there to serve :-)


THANK YOU Diana, Cindy, Jonathan, Evan, Chuck, and Erika for volunteering yesterday!

Click to Volunteer

No packing is involved just need someone to be there to assist other members. You are welcome to bring your kids as long as they are supervised.

Display Baskets Needed!

If you happen to be doing some early spring cleaning and happen to have some baskets you know longer need, please consider donating them to the co-op. Also, if you accidently brought one of the those display baskets home please remember to bring it back when you get a chance. Thank you to those that left me baskets yesterday!!

Community Corner

Looking for something to do with the kids? Join the GO With Will email list and get a weekly list of kid-friendly events all over Georgia. Link to sign up https://jbelle_0.gr8.com/


Ready for a great book? Check out a fellow co-op member's recent work at https://www.amazon.com/J.-Belle-Ortega/e/B01DN5OJWS/ref=dp_byline_cont_pop_book_1


You support us and we support YOU!! This section of the newsletter is dedicated to helping support our community. If you are looking for a job, have a business you want to share, a community event, etc., please let me know. I write the newsletter every Thursday so submissions are due by Wednesday. Please email your submission to suwaneewholelife@gmail.com

Recipe of the Week

Beef Pot Roast with Winter Root Vegetables

Link to recipe: http://nourishedkitchen.com/beef-pot-roast/


Beef and root vegetables are slow-roasted in red wine and seasoned with fragrant thyme for a tender and richly flavored winter supper.


Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp grass-fed butter
  • 2½ to 3 lb grass-fed beef rump roast
  • 5 medium carrots, (peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces)
  • 3 medium parsnips, (peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces)
  • 2 medium turnips, (peeled and chopped into bit-sized pieces)
  • 2 tbsp whole black peppercorns
  • 2 bay leafs
  • 1 bunch thyme
  • 1½ cups red wine, (preferably cabernet sauvignon)
  • 1 cup beef stock, (preferably homemade)
  • 1 bunch fresh parsley, (chopped fine)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 325 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a heavy-bottomed, oven-proof Dutch oven or clay baker, heat butter until melted. Gently brown the roast on all sides in the butter and set aside.
  3. Add chopped carrots, parsnips and turnips to the Dutch oven or clay baker.
  4. Season the beef and vegetables with bay leafs, thyme and whole black peppercorns.
  5. Pour red wine and beef stock over the vegetables and meat, place in the oven and bake, covered, for three to four hours.
  6. Remove from oven and garnish with chopped fresh parsley.

Upcoming Group Buys/Vendors of the Day

Below is a list of upcoming co-op group buys to help with planning and budgeting. All dates are subject to change.

Group Buys:

Wild Caught Seafood (VitalChoice) - 3/30 - 4/1
Grass Fed Cheese - 4/13/18 - 4/15/18


Upcoming Farmer/Vendor of the Day/Farm Tour-

Spring Meet & Greet "Pop up" Market - TBD Spring 2018


Meetings:

Steering Committee Meeting - TBD Sunday, (more details to come)

About Us

We are an online farmers market that strives to provide the community convenient access to nutrient dense, organically grown foods and healthy products that contain No Antibiotics, No Hormones, No Synthetic Fertilizers or Chemicals, No Additives, such as MSG or Nitrates, No GMO Soy and No GMOs.

Click Here to Order (Fridays to Sundays)

Market is open for online orders Fridays starting at 7:30 am to Sundays ending at 6 pm. Pick up is in Suwanee at Cultured Traditions on Wednesdays from 1 pm to 6:30 pm only. Please make sure you understand how we work before you order.