The Weblog

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Time to order local food!





It’s time to order from the Cumberland Farmers’ Market
click here to go directly to the market page

To Contact Us

Cumberland Farmer’s Market
cumberlandfm@gmail.com
931-924-4539

Recipes

Oh no… I don’t have a recipe this week… I need your help. Please send your favorite local food recipes. I’d love to feature them.

Market News



The Cumberland Farmer’s Market has a new website! This one is still the one you need for ordering great food but if you want to know more about the Cumberland Farmer’s Market as an organization you can now check out rootedhere.org ! Additionally, if you are interested in learning about what the CFM has been up to over the last year please come to our annual meeting. Please see below for more information on the annual meeting.

Sequatchie Cove is on this week – yay cheese!

Cumberland Lamb is also on this week with lamb.

Check out the many salads to go from Farmer Brown’s.

Don’t forget pizza!

Click here to browse the whole list for yourself.

Coming Events

CFM Annual Meeting -

January 29th, at 2 PM Central at the Sewanee Community Center. All are welcome. A draft agenda is linked here .

A Board meeting will be held prior to the Annual Meeting at 12:45 PM CST.

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!

Time to order local food!





It’s time to order from the Cumberland Farmers’ Market
click here to go directly to the market page

To Contact Us

Cumberland Farmer’s Market
cumberlandfm@gmail.com
931-924-4539

Recipes

Oh no… I don’t have a recipe this week… I need your help. Please send your favorite local food recipes. I’d love to feature them.

Market News



It is so nice to see the sun again. I hope that you have all had some time to let it shine on your faces!

The vegetable list is getting very small – it is truly midwinter. Luckily seeds are arriving in the mail and will be in the ground before long. In the mean time enjoy those storage crops and don’t forget the local meat and eggs.

Pizza is back!

King Cakes are available from Chickweed!

Jumpoff Mountain Java has a new variety of coffee available.

There’s also Toasted Almond Ice Cream from IvyWild.

Click here to browse the whole list for yourself.

Coming Events

CFM Annual Meeting -

January 29th, at 2 PM Central at the Sewanee Community Center. All are welcome. An agenda will be posted prior to the meeting.

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!

Time to order local food!


I’m sorry to be running late. The days are getting longer and the little extra light fooled me into thinking it was much earlier! The market is now open.

No time for a newsy email this week – please click here to order.

CFM Annual Meeting January 29th


The Cumberland Farmer’s Market will have its annual meeting on January 29th at 2 pm at the Sewanee Community Center. All are welcome. An agenda will be posted on this weblog ( http://sewanee.locallygrown.net/weblog ) prior to the meeting.

Time to order local food in 2013!





It’s time to order from the Cumberland Farmers’ Market
click here to go directly to the market page

To Contact Us

Cumberland Farmer’s Market
cumberlandfm@gmail.com
931-924-4539

Recipes

Carrot Soup with Tahini and Crisped Chick Peas

This recipe is from the Smitten Kitchen Blog. Click here to enjoy it.

Market News



Happy New Year!

Thank you to everyone who helped to make the Cumberland Farmers’ Market a reality last year. Through the retail market alone, we processed $139,817.90 in orders! That’s pretty amazing for our small town. Many thanks to every one of you for making it possible!

We are looking forward to another delicious year.

I’m starting out the new year running behind, so I can’t offer highlights today. Click here to browse the whole list for yourself.

Coming Events

CFM Annual Meeting To Be Announced -

look for more information in your inbox.

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!

Tracy City Farmer's Market is open today.


The CFM will be closed this week but the Tracy City Farmer’s Market is open today from 1-5 pm and Saturday from 9 am – noon. Lettuce, chicken and duck eggs, beef and pork products, alpaca yarn and knitted items, candy, candles, soaps, and some other items will be available. The Tracy City Farmer’s Market is located on Rte. 41 on the right (if you are coming from Monteagle) between Sequatchie Valley Head Start and Sander’s Garage. The market is indoors under the sign that reads “Market”.

Have a Merry Christmas!


The market is closed this week for Christmas. We’ll be back in business for pick up on January 8th, 2013.

Time to order everything you need for the next two weeks!





It’s time to order from the Cumberland Farmers’ Market
click here to go directly to the market page

To Contact Us

Cumberland Farmer’s Market
cumberlandfm@gmail.com
931-924-4539

Recipes

Immunity Soup

This recipe is a variation on chicken soup that includes garlic, ginger, and shiitake mushrooms. Though I am not a doctor, I like to think that this soup also acts as a mid-winter tonic against all the illnesses.

-Leftover chicken and chicken bones (you can use a whole chicken too but I generally do this with leftovers)
-Water to cover
- Olive oil – one TLBSP
-Carrots – one or two
-Onions – one large
-Garlic – one whole head
-Fresh Ginger root – about 3 TLBSP chopped
-1/2 lb of fresh shiitake mushrooms (or equivalent dried)
- Rice noodles (these can be hard to find. Egg noodles can also be used for a more traditional noodle soup).
- other interesting leftovers
- sea vegetables Click here to learn more are also harder to find but if you have them they are a great addition.) I use a pinch of each wakame, arame, kombu, hijiki,and kelp.
– Salt and pepper to taste

In a large sauce pan cover leftover chicken with water. Simmer for an hour or so. Let the chicken cool and strain our the meat and bones. Separate the meat and fat from the bones and place the meat back into the broth.

In a large skillet heat the olive oil and gently saute all of the vegetables (not including the sea vegetables). Add the vegetables and the sea vegetables and allow to simmer until to desired tenderness.

Add rice noodles a few minutes before serving. Remove from heat as soon as the rice noodles are tender.

Salt and pepper to taste.

Enjoy the soup, and get some rest.

Market News



Happy Holidays!

In the five year history of the market we have only closed for a holiday once, which means that two weeks off seems a bit like an eternity! Can we make it? There are plenty of things on the market this week including fresh turkeys for a Christmas feast, yule logs cakes, and many fantastic locally made gifts. Make sure you take some time with your order this weekend and prepare well for our long winter break!

Link 41 is back this week with Sausage! They also have a sausage sampler gift bag! Stock up now.

Jumpoff Mountain Java sends the following message: “To our coffee lovers, we thank you for your enthusiam and support in our efforts to bring you (and ourselves!)good coffee. On that note, we are introducing a new roast profile for the Sumatran for those of you who like a medium to medium-dark roast. While experimenting with some roast profiles, we’ve discovered that this Sumatran is very versatile and is quite excellent at a medium roast! Very flavorful and aromatic in the grounds and in the cup, with the same great body that is a hallmark of a Sumatran coffee”.

Fountain Springs Farm has FRESH TURKEYS available. If you missed these on Thanksgiving, now is your chance. They are wonderful and perfect for a Christmas feast. These turkeys will be delivered to the community center on Thursday the 20th of December and will keep nicely in your fridge between then and Christmas.

Discover Together Calendars featuring local camps in Grundy County are still available for a donation of your choice. Are you ready for 2013?

December Strawberries are still available!

Petalland, Farmer Brown’s, Tom’s Naturals, and White City Produce all have wreaths and greenery available.

Chickweed has Yule Log Cakes for sale! If you’ve tasted Elizabeth’s baked goods you’ll know that this is going to be a truly special cake – perfect for a holiday party.

Speaking of Holiday Parties, IvyWild has the savory treats, Smoked Duck, Smoked Salmon, and Tasso Ham.

Of course, all of the old favorites are still available and there may be a few new things I have missed too.

Click here to browse the whole list.

Coming Events

Holiday Closings December 25th and January 1st.

The Cumberland Farmer’s Market will be closed this year for both of these holidays (which fall on Tuesdays). Make sure to stock up ahead of time on all your local favorites.

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!

Greetings and Thanks from Jumpoff Mountain Java


Greetings CFM participants,
Paige and I want to take a moment and thank all of you for your part in making the CFM such a wonderful addition to our community. We are very fortunate to have forward thinkers like Jess, fruitful farmers, and devoted foodies in our collective midst.

We send the warmest wishes to everyone!
Marianne and Paige

Extra Strawberries


Day Lily Nursery will have extra quarts of strawberries available for sale at pick up today from 4:30 – 5:45 at the community center. These strawberries are sweet and wonderful – a real holiday treat! Come on by!