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Cumming Harvest 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

Happy New Year!


A New Start

About a month ago I sent this message to all our growers/vendors and now I’d like to share it with you.

I’ve decided to step away from the market as the owner/manager starting January 1st. After deciding to step back, I had to think of someone who had the passion and time to dedicate to the market, someone who could step in and take over for me.

Introducing Jennifer Martinez…

If you’ve ordered from the market recently, hopefully you were able to meet a new friendly face, Jennifer Martinez. Jennifer has been in the local farming community for the past several years—two as a regular volunteer on a few local farms, and three working at Cane Creek Farm as the CSA manager. In 2016, Jennifer, her husband, and two children purchased an old family homestead situated on 22 acres in Ball Ground, and last year they finally realized their dream of starting their own farm by moving onto the property. Taking their cue from a Wendell Berry poem, Jennifer named their farm “Reverdure,” which means “to make green again.” When she’s not homeschooling her children, you can find Jennifer renovating the home and working in the garden. I’m so happy that I found Jennifer Martinez. She shares the knowledge, passion and dedication for locally grown food and I’m confident she will continue the market in a way we’ll all be happy about.

My Dad and I started The Cumming Harvest over 7 years ago and we honestly feel that being at the market makes us feel good. The market is not a JOB and it’s not WORK, it was built from a passion to support local organically growing farmers. I’ve been able to take the knowledge I’ve gained from our local farmers to help Coal Mountain ES start their garden program. I’ve gained enough knowledge to feel confident to speak at schools about our local farmers, and have shown kids how to make green smoothies, kale salad and eggplant fries from local food. I just recently spoke at the Food for Thought conference sponsored by the Georgia Farmers Market Association and discussed our Locally Grown farmers market. If I’m still called, I will always gladly advocate for our local farmers. I’m so thankful for everything the market has given me and the people I’ve met. Without your support, we couldn’t have continued or would want to. We are grateful to everyone!

My family has grown up with the market being part of our Saturday routine. My oldest is now 16 and a Junior and my youngest is 13 and just started middle school. When I started the market they were 9 and 5. They’ve always supported me, sometimes coming over to help, visiting farmers, and eating all the new local food recipes I’ve tried. Each week is flying by, they are growing up so fast before I know it they’ll be in college. As you know with college brings new expenses and although I love the market, it’s not a paying job, it’s all done out of love. So on November 1st, 2016, I received my Georgia Real Estate license and began working for Keller Williams. I’ve spent this last year juggling the market and real estate pretty well but with a lack of focus and passion I had before.

So, starting January 1st, Jennifer will own and manage the Cumming Harvest with a fresh, energetic spirit and passion that it needs. My Dad, Bill, will continue helping on Saturday’s and I will come in when I miss everyone as I’m sure will be often. But if you don’t see me at the market and wonder what I’m doing just know I’m “crushing it” selling houses. ;)

Thank you all for everything and please keep in touch!

Suzanne
Suzanne.Geddes@kw.com
404-702-2601

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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Cumming Harvest 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

It's Christmas at The Cumming Harvest


This Week

The market will be open this Saturday. Be sure to check out what’s available while planning your holiday meals!

Bramberi Farms has added rack of lamb, leg of lamb, and lamb chops as well as 1 lb bags of frozen raspberries this week.

HomeSpun Baking Company is back after a few weeks away with a brand new kitchen and our favorite gluten-free baked goods.

It’s also a great time to pick up any last-minute gifts or stocking stuffers.

Consider giving mini loaves or jam made by My Daily Bread, B & A Bee’s beeswax candles, lavender room and linen spray from Southern Essentials, gluten-free treats made by HomeSpun Baking Company, cookies from Royal Rose Bakery or Cultured Tradition’s Garlic Dill Pickles.

Do you know anyone who is interested in buying local but just hasn’t taken the next step? Giving a gift certificate for The Cumming Harvest is a win-win: you will help promote your favorite farmers and artisans while spreading holiday cheer.

Pick-Up

Market Location and Pick Up
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!

Cumming Harvest 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 at the market


This Week

Eggs
Our newest grower, Roper Family Farm, begins selling eggs this week! They are raising 22 Golden Comet chickens on pasture using rotational grazing methods supplemented with certified Organic, soy-free feed.

Ancient Awakenings will be listing this week. Stock up on your favorite products; they will not be back at the market until January 12.

Correction from last week: Indian Creek Angus will deliver on January 6th.

Heirloom Gardens Wreaths
This is the last week to purchase these beautiful decorative wreaths.

Cheese
We will be placing an order for natural raw-milk cheese, made at Meadow Valley Farm, an Amish farm in Indiana that raises their cows on pasture. We have ordered from them before and their product is delicious, non-GMO and soy-free. Varieties offered include Cheddar, Colby, Havarti, Gouda, Pepper Jack, Meadow Jack, and Jalapeno. If you are interested in purchasing 1 pound blocks, please let Suzanne or Jennifer know your quantity and variety preference this week to make sure that we order what you like.

The market will be open during the holiday season. We thank you for supporting your local growers and artisans with your purchases of holiday cooking and baking supplies.

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!

The Market is Cancelled Today


We’ve decided to CANCEL the market today. If you paid by CC, your card will not be charged.

Call or Text if you have any questions.
404-702-2601

Thank you!

Market Pick Up Time Change


We’ve decided to delay pick up tomorrow due to the weather.
Please plan to pick up your order tomorrow between 2-3pm.

Call or Text if you have any questions.
404-702-2601

Thank you!

Cumming Harvest 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

Weblog Entry


This Week

Cultured Traditions will be listing this week. Check out their traditional Russian sauerkraut, beet kvass and other fun ferments.

Indian Creek Angus will deliver on December 6th.

Heirloom Gardens Wreaths
If you saw the wreaths that were delivered last week, you know how pretty they are. They are still on the market; December 16 is the last week to purchase one.

Cheese
We will be placing an order for natural raw-milk cheese, made at Meadow Valley Farm, an Amish farm in Indiana that raises their cows on pasture. We have ordered from them before and their product is delicious, non-GMO and soy-free. Varieties offered include Cheddar, Colby, Havarti, Gouda, Pepper Jack, Meadow Jack, and Jalapeno. If you are interested in purchasing 1 pound blocks, please let Suzanne or Jennifer know your quantity and variety preference within the next two weeks.

Eggs
Our newest grower, Roper Family Farm, begins selling eggs next week! They are raising 22 Golden Comet chickens on pasture using rotational grazing methods supplemented with certified Organic soy-free feed.

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!