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Market Closes Soon


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 on The Cumming Harvest


This Week

Market opens at 10AM

Carrell Farms is listing this week! They deliver once a month so stock up on your favorite alpaca, water buffalo and lamb products. If you haven’t tried their meat yet, you don’t know what you’re missing.

Ancient Awakenings is listing this week. Their water kefir is gluten-free and dairy-free, but not free on fizz and flavor!

Check out Buffalo Gal Grassfed Beauty’s gift sets in the Bath and Beauty section and give yourself the gift of hydrated skin. The gift set for Normal/ combo skin contains a Tallow Facial balm, Refresh Toning Mist, and an Unscented Handmade Tallow Cleansing Bar. See what else they have to offer.

It’s March already and time to place your next order with White Oak Pastures for their pastured chicken, pork and sausage products. Amber, a Cumming Harvest customer, has generously volunteered to assist me with the order-taking process. Thank you Amber! She has created an email address specifically for White Oak Pastures orders, whiteoakpasturesorder@gmail.com. I’ll post links to it everywhere. Please note that the prices on the order sheet have changed to reflect tax this time.
Order due: March 19
Order ready for pickup: March 31

If you’re looking forward to getting outside and planting a garden (after this last cold snap that we are about to have), consider purchasing Heirloom Garden’s potted herbs, sold in quart containers. To find out what herbs Paula has available, look under the Plants category.

The Cumming Harvest is looking for a few special volunteers to help with various projects. All volunteer positions are compensated with market credit after a brief training period.

EAT LOCAL
Have you ever thought about cutting the grocery store habit and eating mostly local foods? Inspired by Barbara Kingsolver’s book Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, which speaks to her own convictions on food and community, Lynn Pugh (of Cane Creek Farm) has felt called to embark on the journey of eating (mostly) locally-produced foods. Realizing that to do so requires quite a bit of resourcefulness and (mostly emotional) support, Lynn has recruited me to join her and would like to know if there are others out there who are also interested in sharing the joys and challenges of this journey. As Kingsolver herself said, “We live in a culture that’s so thoroughly entitled to have absolutely everything in absolutely every season. It’s just inconceivable that anyone could intentionally give up 90 percent of your choices and not drag around missing them every minute." And yet, that is what we intend to do- joyfully!

Admittedly, the edibles that will be the toughest to find locally are often the ones we enjoy the most— pasta, flour, chocolate and coffee. So to be clear—each person sets his or her own rules. I will certainly not be giving up coffee, nor will I let all of those bananas sitting in my freezer go to waste! However, Lynn and I are invigorated by the challenge of switching up what’s on our plates and excited that there are others who also want to connect with local food sources, create community and strengthen our local food economy. Therefore, if you want to share your own experiences in sourcing and eating (mostly) local foods, PLEASE contact me or Lynn. We plan on having a many-faceted approach to supporting each other, from assisting each other in sourcing those hard-to-get items, to enjoying potluck meals together. Bon appetit!

What is the market missing? Are there any products that you would like to see offered by local artisans and farmers? Please email theucmmingharvest@gmail.com to let us know what your food interests and needs are!

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!

Market Closes Soon


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 on The Cumming Harvest


This Week

Market opens at 10AM

Eggs supply is low this week, but veggies are abundant! Many thanks to Heirloom Gardens, Leilani’s Garden and Phoenix Gardens for providing us with delicious and nutritious vegetables year-round.

Plan your meals with beef from Indian Creek Angus and Southern Grass Meat, and salmon from Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon.

Cultured Traditions is listing this week— Jun, pickled beets, kimchi, sauerkraut, kvass.

Let Southern Essentials help you with your essential oil, aromatherapy and bath product needs. They have over 40 products on the market!

Did you know that My Daily Bread makes a Greek Pasta Salad? Look under the Prepared Foods section on the market to order.

The White Oak Pastures order is in and ready for pick up this Saturday. If you are unable to pick up your order this week, please let Jennifer know.

Time to plan ahead! The next White Oak Pastures delivery will be on March 31, and orders are due no later than March 19. Email thecummingharvest@gmail.com to place your next order of pastured poultry, sausage and pork products.

The Cumming Harvest is looking for a few special volunteers to help with various projects. All volunteer positions are compensated with market credit after a brief training period,

CSA season begins soon! If you are interested in finding out more about or joining a CSA, talk to Jennifer at the market. She can help you find local farms who offer CSA programs near you.

What is the market missing? Are there any products that you would like to see offered by local artisans and farmers? Please email theucmmingharvest@gmail.com to let us know what your food interests and needs are!

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!

Market Closes Soon


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 on The Cumming Harvest


This Week

Market opens at 10AM

Wohoo! More and more veggies are back on the market this week. Order your fill of arugula, beets, broccoli, carrots, collards, kale, leeks, spinach, and more! Let’s give a big thanks to our tireless farmers who continue to grow amazing food for us all year long!

There are just a few blocks of Meadow Valley Farm cheese left; make sure to order one before they’re all gone.

Speaking of getting one before they’re gone (again), Good Shepherd Herbals has replenished the shelves with Elderberry Syrup.

After a few weeks off of the market, Royal Rose Bakery is back with delicious quiches and pot pies. Enjoy homemade food without having to make it yourself!

Ancient Awakenings is listing our favorite probiotic foods— Coconut Kefir, Water Kefir, cultured veggies, and Kombucha.

The White Oak Pastures order has been placed and will be ready for pick up on March 3. Don’t worry if you missed the deadline this time; we will be ordering from them monthly. Just let Jennifer know what chicken, pork and sausage products you would like before March 19.

Have you ever thought about volunteering with The Cumming Harvest? Contact Jennifer at thecummingharvest@gmail.com for more details. We are looking for a few special people who can help us out!

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!

Market Closes Soon


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 on The Cumming Harvest


The market opens at 10AM.

Only a few more days to pre-order pastured chicken, pork and sausage from White Oak Pastures. Place your order at the market on Saturday or email Jennifer by Monday, February 19 at noon.

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This has been a rough winter! Keep sickness at bay with Southern Essential’s Anti-Bacterial Essential Oil Blend. This blend of highly effective essential oils helps to reduce and kill bacteria and germs that can cause sickness. Try a few drops in your cleaning water, washer or dishwasher to boost the cleaning power and eliminate odors. Or use a few drops on your homes’ heating and air conditioning filter to help reduce airborne bacteria, or use in a room diffuser for a single room effect.

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Meadow Valley Farm cheese is back on the market. Choose from Cheddar, Sharp Cheddar, Havarti, Baby Swiss, Pepper Jack, and more.

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Make hamburger night easy with Indian Creek Angus’ hamburger patties. Each patty is 5.5 oz and makes a most delicious burger, especially when topped with Simply Southard’s Hot and Sweet Pickled Jalapenos. Or if you’re in the mood for something different, make lamb burgers with Bramberi Farms’ ground lamb, topped with arugula from Heirloom Gardens, and served with Cultured Traditions’ Garlic Dill pickles on the side. Either way, you can’t go wrong!

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HomeSpun Baking Company is on vacation this week but will return soon with their gluten-free bakery goods.

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Cane Creek Farm Organic Grower’s Class
Interested in learning how to grow your own food organically? Cane Creek Farm will be offering an in-depth Organic Growing Course once again this spring. Classes will be on Saturdays from 10 – 3, include lunch, and provide both the technical knowledge of the “why” for organic growing practices and the “how” of hands-on on-farm experiences. Class dates are 2/24, 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, 4/21, and 5/5/2018. Contact Chuck Pugh for details at chuckpugh01@gmail.com or visit www.canecreekfarm.net/education/classes-and-workshops/

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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!

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Market Closes Soon


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 on The Cumming Harvest


This Week

Market opens at 10AM

Beginning this month, we will be working with White Oak Pastures in Bluffton, GA to place a once-a-month pre-order for their pastured chicken, pork and sausage. 

White Oak Pastures has been owned and managed by the Harris family for five generations. Their chickens roam completely unconfined in pastures, foraging for bugs and grubs in the soil, and are also offered a non-GMO grain supplement. Their chickens are also a Step 5+ in the Global Animal Partnership, Certified Humane and Animal Welfare Approved.
Their hogs breed, gestate, farrow, and grow up in the woods. They are never kept in confinement. They eat what they find as they forage, plus peanuts that they are given, and the cracked eggs from pastured hens. They are supplemented with non-GMO feed. Their hogs are a Step 5 in the Global Animal Partnership and Certified Humane. They raise heritage breeds: Tamworth, Berkshire, and Gloucester Old Spots. 

WHITE OAK PASTURES PRODUCTS WILL NOT BE LISTED ON THE WEBSITE; THEY ARE ONLY AVAILABLE VIA PRE-ORDER.

1. TO ORDER, place a pre-order during the first two weeks of the month by emailing Jennifer at thecummingharvest@gmail.com or by filling out an order form at market on Saturday morning. 

2. Customer orders are due no later than February 19. White Oak Pastures will then fill the order and ship the following week.

3. You will be notified when your order is ready to be picked up at the Saturday market; since February is a short month, this month’s order will be ready for pick up on March 3. You will pay for your order at time of pick up, as usual. 

Email Jennifer with any questions or to receive the available items and price list.

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Meadow Valley Cheese is back on the market. Cheeses available include Cheddar, Sharp Cheddar, Baby Swiss, Gouda, Pepper Jack, or Meadow (Monterey) Jack.

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Need a dinner idea? Try pairing Doug’s Wild Alaskan Salmon fillet with Lillian’s Sweet Hawaiian Sauce and a side of sauteed baby bok choi from Leilani’s Garden or over a bed of wilted spinach from Heirloom Gardens. Delicious!

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My Daily Bread’s Organic Vegan Spelt Bread Contains ONLY olive oil, sea salt, local honey, organic spelt and yeast. Spelt is a wonderful “nutty” and digestible grain that is usually well tolerated by those with gluten or wheat intolerance issues (but is NOT for persons that have been diagnosed as “celiac.”) This is a much denser loaf than their Ezekiel or Honey whole Wheat and is equally delicious.

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Ancient Awakenings is back this week with their cultured veggies, coconut kefir, and kombucha.

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We are almost out of Good Shepherd Herbal’s Elderberry Syrup again, so grab a bottle before it’s all gone.

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!