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Reminder-Ordering Closes Tonight at 8pm


Just a friendly reminder that the market orders are due today by 8 pm.

Thank you for placing your order and supporting local farms and businesses!
See you on Saturday!

Click Here To Order

Heirloom Gardens - just listed


Get more veggies! Heirloom Gardens just listed…

This Week at The Cumming Harvest


This Week

Alta Cucina will sell and deliver again on November 4th.

Cultured Traditions will be out for a couple of weeks travelling.

Look for Ancient Awakenings on October 21st.

Indian Creek Angus will deliver on November 4th.

Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon Doug should be just about finished fishing in Alaska so we expect to receive a new delivery of Salmon soon. I’ll let you know as soon as we get it in.

Pick-Up

Market Location and Pick Up
Pick Up every Saturday from 10am-12pm.
Located in a small building directly behind The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.
724 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

Weblog Entry


This Week

October already? Looks like a beautiful week ahead of us, just right for both the summer veggies hanging on in the garden and the fall crops coming in. Hopefully we can get more like this right on to frost (preferably mixed with a bit more rain)!

Here’s something I haven’t talked about in a while… despite all of our best efforts, sometimes the things you order don’t make it into your baskets on Saturday. The growers try their best, but sometimes they aren’t able to fill orders for a variety of reasons. They almost always go into the system and remove the items they can’t fill by early Saturday morning, so by then you should be able to look at your order on the website and get a reasonable expectation of what we’ll have ready for you when you arrive. Even then, though, things can go wrong. A grower can leave a box at home, sitting on their kitchen counter, and when we go to fill your order, an item might be missing. We mark those items off on the spot, using our little hand-held devices, and try to tell you when we hand you your items. And sometimes, we mess up ourselves filling your orders and think we put everything in your box only to find a bag with your name on it at the end of the market. In that case, we take it off your order and automatically issue a refund to your account if you paid in person when you picked things up or sometimes we can work out another option to get the items to you.

The majority of you are pre-paying these days, though, using cards online. That’s great for everyone, as it really streamlines the process. It’s a bit of a misnomer, though, because even though you placed your order on Wednesday or Thursday, I don’t actually run the cards until Sunday or Monday. That way, you’re never charged for items the growers took off, or didn’t bring, or that we left out of your box. You can see exactly what you were charged for, and what the status was for every item on your order, by looking at your order history on the Your Account page. There, you can see a PDF invoice for every order you have ever placed at ALG, a line-by-line accounting for every item, and the total you were charged (or paid in person).

And if you ever have any question, please don’t hesitate to ask them of me. Just reply to any email the system sends you, and it’ll come right to me.

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Selling This Week

Alta Cucina selling and delivering this week, then again on November 4th.

My Daily Bread selling this week and you may want to stock up. They are moving next week so they won’t be listing.

Indian Creek Angus will deliver this week.

Coming Soon

Cultured Traditions will be out for a couple of weeks travelling.

Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon Doug should be just about finished fishing in Alaska so we expect to receive a new delivery of Salmon soon. I’ll let you know as soon as we get it in.

Pick-Up

Market Location and Pick Up
Pick Up every Saturday from 10am-12pm.
Located in a small building directly behind The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.
724 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

This Week at The Cumming Harvest


This Week

The kids are on Fall break this week and I understand many are travelling. Some of our farmers are also taking a break this week, making for a light market. Not to worry, the market usually picks up once fall gets in full swing.

Take a look at this great article featuring Pheonix Gardens. Pheonix Gardens

Alta Cucina will now be delivering every 1st Saturday of the month, starting Oct. 7th. Their available items will be listed only that week for sale.

Cultured Traditions will be out for a couple of weeks travelling.

Indian Creek Angus will deliver on October 7th.

Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon Doug should be just about finished fishing in Alaska so we expect to receive a new delivery of Salmon soon. I’ll let you know as soon as we get it in.

Pick-Up

Market Location and Pick Up
Pick Up every Saturday from 10am-12pm.
Located in a small building directly behind The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.
724 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

This Week at The Cumming Harvest


This Week

I will be out of town this weekend, Dad, Jeanne and Susan will be running the market. If you have questions for me please email me at thecummingharvest@live.com and I’ll answer when I return. You may also email or call the farmers directly and can find their contact info on the Growers page of this website.

Cultured Traditions will be out for a couple of weeks travelling.

Indian Creek Angus will deliver on October 7th.

Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon Doug should be just about finished fishing in Alaska so we expect to receive a new delivery of Salmon soon. I’ll let you know as soon as we get it in.

Pick-Up

Market Location and Pick Up
Pick Up every Saturday from 10am-12pm.
Located in a small building directly behind The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.
724 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

This Week at The Cumming Harvest


This Week

Good Morning! Some of our farmers still have no power but anticipate power today, this would make it difficult to update their items online and bake. Order with this in mind. Thank you for your support and understanding.

My Daily Bread has no power and if it doesn’t come back on today they won’t be able to get some of the orders prepared. We’re going to leave their items listed in hopes that the power comes on today.

Indian Creek Angus will deliver on October 7th.

Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon Doug should be just about finished fishing in Alaska so we expect to receive a new delivery of Salmon around mid to late September.

Pick-Up

Market Location and Pick Up
Pick Up every Saturday from 10am-12pm.
Located in a small building directly behind The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.
724 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

Reminder-Ordering Closes Tonight at 8pm


Just a friendly reminder that the market orders are due today by 8 pm.

Thank you for placing your order and supporting local farms and businesses!
See you on Saturday!

Click Here To Order

This Week at The Cumming Harvest


This Week

My Daily Bread has a sale on Twinberry and Blushing Peach Jam, $1 off and $2 off of Red Organic Wheat Flour (freshly milled).

Indian Creek Angus will deliver on October 7th.

Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon Doug should be just about finished fishing in Alaska so we expect to receive a new delivery of Salmon around mid to late September.

Ancient Awakenings is selling this week.

Pick-Up

Market Location and Pick Up
Pick Up every Saturday from 10am-12pm.
Located in a small building directly behind The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.
724 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!

This Week at The Cumming Harvest


Happy Labor Day Weekend

In case you missed it last week, here is the recipe again.

Summer Veggie Stew
This recipe was so easy and pretty healthy too. I adapted a allrecipes.com recipe called “Eggplant Supper Soup”.

Ingredients:
1 tablespoon EVOO
1 medium onion, chopped
1 pound ground beef
1 clove garlic, crushed
1 pound eggplant, diced
3/4 cup okra cut into 1/2" pieces
3/4 cup sliced celery
2 (14.5 ounce) cans Italian crushed tomatoes
28 oz chicken broth
1 teaspoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat, and cook the onion, beef, and garlic until beef is evenly brown. Drain grease, and mix in eggplant, celery, okra and tomatoes. Pour in broth. Mix in brown sugar, and season with nutmeg, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir until heated through.

Add in any optional starch and continue cooking on low or until done. Some have enjoyed pasta, lentils, brown rice, etc. I added a package of “Seeds of Change” brown rice and quinoa which was so easy and fast! Costco sells a box of 6.

Another option: Vermouth
We bought a huge bottle a couple of months ago because I had an idea I wanted to try a dry martini. Unfortunately, I could never make it taste good or more possibly I just don’t like dry martini’s. I believe at the time I was binge watching Mad Men and I remember thinking, they drink martini’s like apple juice, it must be really good, reminding me that nothing is like I see on TV.

Anyway, back to the reason I’m talking about Vermouth…I had heard you could cook with it so luckily when I saw that someone added vermouth into this recipe, I finally could try it. I added 1 tablespoon but probably could’ve used more as I couldn’t taste anything and if I’m going to use wine or something in a recipe I think I’d like to taste a flavor of wine ;)

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Sweet Pea will be out of town for the entire month of August. Have fun in Pompeii, Mel, we’ll miss all your wonderful veggies!

Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon Doug should be just about finished fishing in Alaska so we expect to receive a new delivery of Salmon around mid to late September.

Ancient Awakenings will be selling nextweek.

Pick-Up

Market Location and Pick Up
Pick Up every Saturday from 10am-12pm.
Located in a small building directly behind The Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit.
724 Pilgrim Mill Road, Cumming, GA 30040
Google Map

To view the harvest today and tomorrow till 8pm, visit “The Market” page on our website, The Cumming Harvest

We thank you for your interest and support of our efforts to bring you the healthiest, the freshest and the most delicious locally-produced foods possible!