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Food Shed is open


The Food Shed online farmers market is now open and will close Tuesday at 7:30pm with pickup on Thursday 3-7pm.

The Info~Labs series continues on Tuesdays at 5:30pm. Join us for Local, seasonal, organic; What’s the Dif? Lydia from BackYard Produce will be also cover produce codes, clean dozen, dirty dozen, gmo safety, care and tips for produce and the Summer produce subscription. Come ready to get an earful! Register on the Facebook event page and recieve a $5 gift card to BackYard Produce.

Big News is no fee in the month of April. This is brought to you by Coach Guard Custom Designs. Please check out thier website
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Last but not least we want to thank you for your business. We know you have a choice and we thank you for shopping small! Small independent business is the heart and soul of communities across this nation. Small business accounts for nearly 60% of job growth and dollars spent with local business stay in our community long after the initial dollar is spent. For that we thank you. Be it the floral shop, print shop, custom graphics, food, etc. it is more important than ever to shop small. Thank you from the bottom of our gardening toes! We invite you to look around your neighborhood and check out the small businesses just in case you need their services, foods or goods.

Please check out the offerings this week, there are new food items available.

Shop small, shop local, shop slow….

Shop Small


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We hope you have enjoyed the last several days of sunshine, we sure have! We have 2 new producers this week; Barefoot Acres and Vandalia Gardens. It is just a matter of time before we will be enjoying a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables.

The Food Shed online farmers market is now open and will close Tuesday at 7:30pm with pickup on Thursday 3-7pm.

The Info~Labs series continues on Tuesdays at 5:30pm. You too can create a lovely charm bracelet with Kelly at Just Been Charmed. The cost is $10 which includes the instruction and materials. You will leave with a lovely creation to wear.

Big News is no fee in the month of April. This is brought to you by Coach Guard Custom Designs. Please check out thier website
http://coachguardcustomdesign.com/

Last but not least we want to thank you for your business. We know you have a choice and we thank you for shopping small! Small independent business is the heart and soul of communities across this nation. Small business accounts for nearly 60% of job growth and dollars spent with local business stay in our community long after the initial dollar is spent. For that we thank you. Be it the floral shop, print shop, custom graphics, food, etc. it is more important than ever to shop small. Thank you from the bottom of our gardening toes! We invite you to look around your neighborhood and check out the small businesses just in case you need their services, foods or goods.

Please check out the offerings this week, there are new food items available.

Next week cool weather plants like broccoli and lettuce will be available for ordering. Keep on the lookout for that. Have a great week and see you on Thursday!

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April is fee free and brought to you by Coach Guard Custom Designs in Elkhart.
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The ordering cycle opens Sunday at 4pm and closes Tuesday at 7:30pm with pickup Thursday 3-7pm.

This week is a great selection of local and regional foods including baked goods, honey, eggs and more.

Thank you and see you next time!

Easter week is here, online ordering is open


It is hard to believe that Easter is almost here. Soon it will be time to work the ground and plant flowers for the summer.

The online farmers market opens at 4pm today and will close Tuesday at 7:30pm.

Pickup is Thursday 3-7pm. All orders this week will recieve a free quart of spring greens. Ideal for salad or use in your morning smoothy.

With warmer temps coming our way the seasonal producers will be returning. Keep on the look out for them and their tasty offerings.

Barefoot Acres will be joining us in the online market in a couple of weeks. Barefoot Acres grows heirloom Italian produce, herbs, and makes her own line of pickles, relish, vinegar, living herbal wreaths and some genious upcycling items for the home and garden.

New this week is Vital Life Elements with delicious nutrient dense Indiana maple syrup right from thier family farm! Syrup is available in glass Log Cabin decanter or glass maple leaf decanter. Please help us welcome them to the market! Stop in or find them on Facebook.

We thank you for shopping at the Granger Farmers market and The Food Shed online farmers market. Without you we would not be here. Please tell all your friends about us, word of mouth is how we grow.

Have a blessed week and see you at the Thursday pickup.

Food Shed is open, 3-17-13


Happy St. Gertrudes Day and St. Patricks Day! The online farmers market is now open and closes at 7:30pm on Tuesday with pickup on Thursday 3-7pm

Can’t get to the Saturday farmers market? No problem, you can browse the online market, place your order ‘after hours’ and pick up your order on thursday. This is a great convenience and a time saver too.

Word of mouth is how we grow so please tell all your friends and neighbors about our online farmers market. We serve the following areas~Granger, Edwardsburg, north Elkhart, north Mishawaka, Niles and Union.

Tuesday at 5:30pm join us for What’s in your Cupboard with Christy’s Bakery and Produce. Brush up on your label reading skills and get new tips on ingredients you can’t pronounce, reading labels and getting the most out of your food budget.

Thanks and see you at pick up on Thursday 3-7pm.

GFM presents The Food Shed~open


The online farmers market is open and will close Tuesday at 7:30pm. To busy to get to the market on Saturday? No problem, you can place your order after hours and pick up on Thursday.

Help us welcome new producer Tavernier’s hand crafted confections. Sherry is a creative and seasoned artisan in chocolate. Try the delicous liquid gold caramel and taste the difference quality ingredients make.

Share the online farmers market with your friends by forwarding this email. When your friend registers we will ask who sent them. You will then be automatically entered to win a year subscription to the online market place. A drawing every Wednesday in the month of March. Be sure to share us with a friend each week and when they register you will get a chance to win!

In addition for sharing us with your friends, when 1 of your friends registers for an account we will remove the surcharge from your order this week. That’s right, you can win now and on Wednesday!

Info-Labs on Tuesday at 5:30pm.

March 5th Grass is Greener meats and produce will talk about eggs and what all the adjectives mean. Organic, free range, pastured, cage free, run free, natural, vegetarian, cruelty free and more will be explained.
March 12th Fred Dunfee with Positive Organic Living will talk about using compost for a greener healthier garden. Plus if you register so they know you are attending you will receive a free goody bag with a sample of his nutrient dense compost and an info pack. To register go to www.positiveorganicliving.com and click on the contact page at the top of the tool bar. Use the form to let them know you are attending and would like the sample and free information.

2-24 online farmers market open


Online farmers market is open and will close at 7:30pm on Tuesday.

Pickup your order on Thursday 3-7pm at the Granger Farmers market.

No time to get to the Saturday market? No problem, place your order online and pickup on Thursday plus enjoy free order placement this week too!

Grass is Greener meats and produce is on vacation and will return next week.

We also want to welcome Ashford Artisan Breads and Geile with gourmet jams and jelly.

Word of mouth is how we grow, please all your friends about us and ask them to register for an account and check out our great little online market.

Online ordering open


Too busy to get to market on Saturday? No problem, you can now place your order after hours and pick up on Thursday 3-7pm.

The “After Hours” online ordering is open and will close Tuesday 5:30pm.

For the month of February there is no fee to order online. Use it every week to try it out. We think you will like the convenience to order your favorite local foods.

Thanks and we appreciate your support!

We value your feedback. If you have a comment or suggestion please let us know by sending us an email from our website. www.grangerfarmersmarket.com

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Too busy to get to market on Saturday? No problem! You can now order ‘after hours’ and pick up on Thursday 3-7pm. The online marketplace opens today and will close Tuesday at 5pm. the online marketplace is now in it’s 4th week of orders. Enjoy free membership the entire month of February. That’s right, no fee when you place an order. Try it out and see for yourself how convenient the online marketplace is. Word of mouth is how we grow, please tell your friends. Thanks and see you at Thursday pickup from 3-7pm.