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Hi All:

The October FFFN Order is now Open!!! Welcome Sanctuary Farm and a Welcome Back to Asgaard Farm! Thanks to all for helping to make the market offering that much more robust.

The Order will be open until Monday at 5 pm. Pick up will be at my house at 118 Shepard Ave. from 4:30 to 6:45 next Wed., Oct. 9th. My cell phone is 518-354-0202 if you need to reach me.

Have a good weekend.

Melinda

Sept FFFN Order is Closed


Hi All:

Just wanted to remind you that the FFFN Order for Sept is, indeed, closed. The pick up will be tomorrow, Wed., Sept. 11th from 4:30 – 6:45 pm at my house, 118 Shepard Ave.

My house is on the corner of Shepard and Helen. It’s a brown shingle building with red doors. I plan to set up on the side porch which has a door on to the driveway. Please be careful of the cats when you pull up.

My cell phone number is 518-354-0202 if you need to reach me.

Thanks.

Melinda

September FFFN Order is Open


Hi Everyone:

The Market is now open until Monday at 5 pm. Remember that the pick up will be next Wed, Sept. 11, from 4:30 – 6:45 at my house, 118 Shepard Ave. (corner of Shepard and Helen). My new cell phone number if you have questions is: 518-354-0202.

Enjoy this beautiful day!

Melinda

FFFN Sept. Market will Open this Friday


Happy Labor Day Everyone!

I just wanted to give you a heads up that I’ll be opening the Sept. FFFN Order this Friday, Sept. 6th. Pick Up will be on Wed., Sept. 11th. between 4:30 and 6:45 pm.

IMPORTANT CHANGE IN PICK UP Information: The pick up location will now be my own home at 118 Shepard Ave. (corner of Shepard and Helen which is right up the hill from 103 Helen. I have a big fenced in yard. The house has brown shingles with red doors – come to the side door.

Also note my new cell phone number: 518-364-0202,

Thanks.

Melinda

Fresh Produce from Jen Perry


Mountain Meadow Market (formerly McColloms Market) is looking for individuals interested in the direct purchase of vegetables throughout the 2013 growing season.

This is a no-commitment opportunity for you to buy farm fresh veggies, picked and cleaned to order.

If you are interested in being included on a weekly mailing list with updates on available produce, please contact Jen Perry at 588-2965 OR mccollomsmarket@hotmail.com

Thanks!

Jennifer Perry-MS Sustainability Studies
PO Box 63 Gabriels, NY 12939
518-588-2965

Adjunct Instructor-Paul Smiths College/North Country Community College
Energy Assistant-Adirondack North Country Association
AmeriCorps Sustainability Coordinator-North Country Community College

Where Can You Find Our Farmers this Summer?


Hi All:

In case you’re in FFFN withdrawal and don’t know where to find our farmers this summer, here’s a bit of a rundown:

Asgaard Farm and Rehoboth Homestead will be at the new Friday afternoon/evening Farm Fresh Friday Farmers Markets. The markets are every other Friday, including this Friday, the 21st, from 3 to 7 pm, at Green Goddess Natural Market, in the new plaza in front of Hannaford’s.

Asgaard has their cheeses, caramels, soaps, and meats. Rehoboth Homestead expects to bring gorgeous Swiss Chard, several types of kale, beautiful butterhead, leaf, and romaine lettuces,
scallions, green garlic & garlic scapes, salad mixes, arugula, sunflowers!, fresh free-range, organically-fed chickens, and fresh, free-range, organically-fed eggs – duck and chicken.

If you would like to receive reminders of the Farm Fresh Friday markets, please sign up for Green Goddess newsletter or follow them on Facebook.

And on Saturdays, Asgaard Farm, Harmony Hills and Lake Flour Bakery can be found in Riverside Park in Saranac Lake from 9 am – 2 pm.

And last, but by no means least, Dan Tower from Dan’s Busy Bees can usually be found on Tuesdays, from 10 am – 2 pm in the Fusion Market parking lot at the other Saranac Lake Farmers Market.

Happy shopping and enjoy the sunshine – finally.

Melinda

June FFFN Order is Closed


Hi All:

I just closed the Market for June. Remember, pick-up will be tomorrow (TUESDAY) from 4:30 – 6:45. I’ll have my cell phone with me if you need to reach me. The number is 518-418-9236.

Thanks so much.

Melinda

June FFFN Order is Open


Hi All:

The order is now open. In order to give our growers enough time to get the orders picked, I will be closing the market at noon on Monday, June 3rd. Remember, pick up this month will be on Tuesday, June 4th from 4:30 – 6:45 pm at 103 Helen St. in Saranac Lake.

If you have any questions, please give me a call at: 518-418-9236.

Thanks so much. Hope to see you next week.

Melinda

PS – This will be the last order until September.

June FFFN - Change of Date - Please Mark Your Calendars


Hi Everyone:

I just wanted to give you all a heads up that I need to change the pick-up day for the June Order from Wed., June 5th to TUESDAY, June 4th. My apologies for making the switch. I have a conflict that I can’t change.

The order will still open on the Morning of Friday, May 31st. Thanks so much for your understanding. See you soon.

Melinda

Reminder of FFFN Pick Up


Just wanted to remind you guys that today is FFFN Pick-Up day and that the pick-up is 4:30 to 6:45.

See you later at 103 Helen.

Best,

Melinda