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Thursday, August 4, 2016

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op -- Market News

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op

Our Website: suwanee.locallygrown.net
Pick Up Location: 4942 Austin Park Avenue, Buford GA 30518 on Tuesdays
Like Us on Facebook: Suwanee Whole Life Co-op

Have a question for other co-op members? Submit questions on our Google Group Discussion Board: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/suwanee-whole-life-co-op

Market News

Fry Farm has lots of new produce listings this week including:
Veggies – Cucumbers, Slicing
Veggies – Cucumbers, Pickling
Veggies – Squash Spaghetti 'Small Wonder'
Veggies – Butternut Squash
Veggies – N. Ga. Candy Roaster
Veggies – Okra 'Mixed'
Veggies – Eggplant 'Violette De Florence'
Veggies – Eggplant 'Little Green"

B&G Farm is now offering EXTRA LARGE chickens. Even though these are large birds they are still very juicy due to the breed. If you are not a big turkey fan this is a great alternative for your holiday meal. The chickens are vaccum sealed and will keep in your freezer for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or New Years celebration.

ALL the veggies and fruits listed on the market are either Certified Naturally Grown or organically grown. NO synthetic chemical pesticides or fertilizers ever used

NEW ITEMS!
Beef – Suet
Beef – Brisket Half
Beef – Marrow bones
Beef – Skirt Steak
Tomatoes- Jubilee Heirloom
Tomatoes- Gardener's Delight
Beef – Top Round for London Broil (see recipe below)
Veggies – Peppers – "Scotch Bonnet" Hot
Veggies-Peppers Jalapeno
Veggies-Peppers Yellow banana pepper

Volunteers Needed

WE NEED 1 VOLUNTEER FOR 5PM SHIFT THIS TUESDAY!

Please consider volunteering during market pick up. I can't run the co-op without your help!

THANK YOU Brenda, Maya, Pam, and Chuck for helping out on Tuesday! We couldn't run the co-op without your support!

The schedule through the end of the year is posted. To sign up click: Vounteer Sign up

No packing is involved just need someone to be there to assist other members. You are welcome to bring your kids as long as they are supervised.


FACEBOOK – Opportunity to help!
Many of you have told me that you can't volunteer due to your work/family schedule and I completely understand. You've also asked what else can I do help out the co-op? Here's one way that will really help us out – if you are on Facebook or other social media please consider posting a pic of your co-op goodies! I have a very limited marketing budget and really depend on word of mouth advertising. Please feel free to spread the word about our wonderful market! Tag us @SuwaneeWholeLife

Thank you in advance for your support!

Upcoming Group Buys/Vendors of the Day

Below is a list of upcoming co-op group buys to help with planning and budgeting. All dates are subject to change.
FCLO – 8/19 – 8/21
Unrefined Sea Salts – 8/26 – 8/28
Collagen 9/9 – 9/11
Wilderness Family Naturals- 9/23 – 9/25
Grass Fed Cheese – 10/14 – 10/16


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

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