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Market is now OPEN for Saturday! Heirloom Carrots and Spring Onions available!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Sunday, March 24, 2013 at 3:00pm:
Wild Weeds Herb Walk

Wednesday, April 10, 2013 at 2pm:
Spring Market at Homegrown

FEATURED PRODUCER: BLUMENBERRY FARMS




Mitch Blumenthal acquired a ten-acre organic blueberry farm in 1995. As he tended to his Sarasota crop, he began to explore heirloom row crops, blackberries, and other unusual items. Soon, the ten acres of blueberries had evolved into ten acres of diverse, beautiful crops.

This week we have heirloom carrots and spring onions with tops available from Bluemenberry Farms. You can order them here!

GOOD-BYE LEORE!

We will miss you!

Our assistant operations manager Leore is leaving us to start a new chapter in her life. We’re going to miss her playing Otis Redding and that big smile! We wish you the best!

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Friday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Wednesday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 12-7pm on Saturday. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Thursday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

Market is OPEN for Wednesday!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 19, 2013 at 10:00am:
To Your Health Tuesdays: Know Your Flow

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:30pm:
Tower Garden Workshop

PRICE DROPS!





**These prices are available on the market now and will be available in-store starting Wednesday
Heirloom Tomato

Was $7.07/lb — Now $6.25/lb — Save $0.82/lb

Strawberry

Was $8.00/lb — Now $7.00/lb — Save $1.00/lb

Sapodilla

Was $12.45/lb — Now $10.00/lb — Save $2.45/lb

Cucumber

Was $5.85/lb — Now $5.10/lb — Save $0.75/lb

Broccoli Crown

Was $3.68/lb — Now $3.25/lb — Save $0.43/lb


MEMBER MONDAY!

Member Monday Specials!
20% off all produce in the store!

— This does not include shelf items or meat.

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Tuesday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Wednesday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 2-8pm on Wednesday. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Monday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

Market OPEN for Saturday! Price drops!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Saturday, March 16, 2013 at 10:00am:
Energy Boosters and Stress Reducers with Dr Samadhi

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 6:30pm:
Tower Garden Workshop

Feautured Producer: Grower Jim





Hello! My name is Jim Ford, and I am a long-time producer of fresh, naturally-grown fruit, potted herbs, vegetable plants and edible landscape plants. Everything I sell is locally grown in Apopka, where I have been cultivating the same plot of land for 25 years.

I define naturally-grown as being grown without any artificial or manufactured products (Beyond Organic). “Certified Organic” growers are allowed to use bacteria, toxic alkaloids, and other man-made compounds on their crops as long as they are derived from plant or animal sources. I do not use these products. If a plant can’t be grown without the use of chemicals, I don’t grow it. For weed control I rely on labor-intensive hand pulling, mulch suppression and weed fabric/ground cloth.

My fruit grove is naturally watered only with rainfall, and the lack of irrigation concentrates and enhances the flavor of my fruit.

My fresh vegetables and herbs are all grown outdoors in the ground in natural sun, wind and rain. As a result, they may not always be picture-perfect, but the flavor and nutrition levels can’t be beat. Vegetable seedlings are grown in the same outdoor conditions, producing a sturdier transplant than commercial greenhouse-grown varieties that collapse when exposed to real-world conditions.

My potted plants are grown in a compost/soil blend made from materials composted on site, and watered with rainfall and ground water from a well. I don’t use any synthetic fertilizers, instead relying on the nutrients inherent in the compost/soil mix and bio-active pond water rich with fish waste and algae. All containerized plants are grown in 100% re-used post-consumer pots.

Beside Homegrown Co-op, you can buy my products direct from me at the following locations:
-Apopka Foliage & Fresh Market on the first and third Saturdays of the month (Oct-May) Both plants & some produce.
-Sanford Farm Swap meet on the second and fourth Saturdays of each month. Mainly plants and some seasonal fruits.
-Orlando VA Clinic Farmers Market on the first and third Wednesdays of the month (produce only).

Check out my blog/website to learn more about many of the plants I grow: http://www.growerjim.blogspot.com/
I also invite you to “like” my business page on Facebook: www.facebook.com/GrowerJimsPlantsAndProduce


PRICE DROPS!

**These prices are available on the market now and will be available in-store starting Saturday
Red Potato

Was $2.11/lb — Now $1.55/lb — Save $0.56/lb

Eggplant

Was $5.06/lb — Now $2.19/lb — Save $2.87/lb

Green Pepper

Was $4.67/lb — Now $3.34/lb — Save $1.33/lb

Savoy Cabbage

Was $2.89/lb — Now $1.77/lb — Save $1.12/lb

Red Onion

Was $3.33/lb — Now $2.90/lb — Save $0.43/lb

Rainbow Chard

Was $3.26/lb — Now $2.50/lb — Save $076/lb

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Friday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Saturday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 12-7pm on Saturday. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Thursday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

The Online Market for Wednesday is now Open!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Monday March 11:
New Moon Circle

Tuesday March 12th:
To Your Health Tuesday

Featured Producer: Indian River Garden Company






Indian River Garden Company believe in safe, non-toxic environments along with nourishing the body inside and out. We practice traditional methods of preparation for our fermented and cultured products. We realize many humans are gluten intolerant and would like gluten-free ORGANIC options.

We make every attempt to assure there is no GMO is anything we produce. We make every attempt to either grow our own organic ingredients or to source only organic with preference given to local sources where possible.
Our goal is provide a line of organic:
Gluten-free Foods and Deserts
Fermented Vegetables & Condiments
Kombucha, Plain and Flavored
Sodas (prepared in the traditional methods)
Hemp/Wool Pet Toys and Bedding
Health Products: Soap, Cream, Toothpaste, and Healing Balm
We are also a retailer for Fermented Cod Liver Oil

Items available on the market:

Butter Oil

Cod Liver Oil

Calm Balm

Hand and Face Balm

and a Variety of Beautiful Soaps


Upcoming Member Monday Special!

This Monday, March 11th members only special is in!

Members will receive 15% off all citrus available in the Farm Store!

Including Ruby Grapefruit, Navel Oranges, Tangerines, and Lemons!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Tuesday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Wednesday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 2-8pm on Wednesday March 13th. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Monday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company
Prepared foods from Venetian Gourmet and Purely Raw

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

Market OPEN for Saturday! -- Learn about Global Organic Specialty Source


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Monday March 11:
New Moon Circle

Tuesday March 12th:
To Your Health Tuesday

Featured Distributor: Global Organic Specialty Source





Mitch Blumenthal, founder and owner of Global Organic Specialty Source, began as an organic farmer in Sarasota, Florida. As Mitch sought out other organic fruits and vegetables for his family beyond what he was cultivating on his Blumenberry Farm, he realized that an opportunity existed for an organic-supply company.

Initially working out of an old mobile home at the farm, Mitch soon converted his barn into a banana and tomato room. Shortly thereafter, a 53’ refrigerated trailer was added for storing other fruits and veggies. In no time, he was delivering produce to Miami twice a week, with a single truck.

Global Organics grows their produce and their company based on honesty, integrity and hard work Demand was so great for the quality organic produce Mitch supplied his customers, that he soon outgrew the space available at the farm. Moving into a small warehouse in historic downtown Sarasota , Mitch developed the key values that reflected his beliefs, and continue to drive Global Organic Specialty Source today:

  • Procure the highest-quality organic produce available, in order to make it as accessible to as many people as possible.
  • Work in support of small, sustainable farms and buy locally.
  • Grow the company based on honesty, integrity, and hard work.

In March 2002, Global Organic Specialty Source proudly opened the doors to its present home in Sarasota. This state-of-the-art facility features over half a million cubic feet of refrigerated storage in seven separate temperature-controlled zones. The coolers feature high-efficiency lighting and an environmentally-friendly chill-water system, so as to reduce our footprint upon the planet.

Our employees keep Global Organic Specialty Source running 24 hours a day and 365 days a year to bring you the best quality organic produce at a price you can afford.2007 saw the addition of a new room for Global Organic Specialty Source’s large overwrap program, and our new custom repack label, Noah’s Organic Garden.

Today, Global Organic Specialty Source supports over 160 farms in the US and twenty other countries—from all continents except Antarctica! We are proud to be the largest locally-owned supplier of Organic Produce in the region.

Over eighty people work together, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, to make sure that you receive the best quality organic produce available—at the right price. We thank all of our current customers, growers and employees, and welcome those of you visiting our site. We look forward to starting a relationship with you!


From the left: Jim Costello, Director of Sales, Mitch Blumenthal, Prez/Owner, George Caldwell, Director of Purchasing and Christian Garcia, Sales Associate.

Upcoming Member Monday Special!

Check Sunday’s Weblog for next weeks Member Monday special.

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Friday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Saturday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 12-7pm on Saturday February 30th. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Thursday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

Place an Order now for Wednesday's Market!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Tuesday March 5th:

To Your Health Tuesday: Art Heals

Thursday March 28th:

Moon Medicine Workshop

Featured Producer: Orenda Herbal!






Orenda Herbal is a family owned company committed to honoring the spiritual essence within our human family, our plant allies, and the planet that supports us by providing lovingly handcrafted, herbalist formulated organic products for mind, body, and spirit.

We source from local and labor-friendly farms who cultivate herbs using practices which support the environment. We strictly avoid adding chemicals to our products which can harm our our bodies and our environment. We create our products in small batches by hand according to lunar and planetary cycles, to offer you the highest quality products with the purest energetic and biochemical qualities possible that support your health, the health of our community, and the health of the planet.

Some items from Orenda Herbal:

Ouch Ease Oil

Drummers Salve

Facial Cleansing Grains

Lavender Rescue Spray

Kiss This Lip Balm

Everything But Salt

and a variety of Certified Organic herbs/spices


Upcoming Member Monday Special!

This Monday, March 4th members only special is in!

Members will receive 15% off the Purchase of an assortment of tomatoes available in the Farm Store.

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Tuesday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Wednesday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 2-8pm on Wednesday March 6th. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Monday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company
Prepared foods from Venetian Gourmet and Purely Raw

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

Saturday's Online Market now OPEN!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Saturday March 2nd:
Basics of Bamboo Architecture

Sunday March 3rd:
Wild Weeds Herb Walk

Featured Producer: Monterey Mushrooms





Monterey Mushrooms, Inc. was established in 1971 as a family- owned and operated farm in Royal Oaks, California. Today, Monterey is vertically integrated and able to control all aspects of mushroom production from seed to customer/consumer. An international, multi-facility company, with 10 mushroom growing farms strategically located throughout North America – Monterey’s mushrooms are literally “locally grown” nationwide. This means that Monterey is uniquely positioned to deliver the best, most innovative mushroom products possible to consumers throughout the country.

For us here in Central Florida, we are lucky to have one of Monterey Mushroom farms right in our backyard. Located in Zellwood, the Monterey Mushroom farm of Central Florida grows big beautiful portabellas and white button mushrooms. This facility used to be Certified Organic, but does not currently carry that label due to the loss of a big contract with Publix a few years back that made the $10,000 annual certification fees un-feasible for their business.

Upcoming Member Monday Special!

Check Sunday’s Weblog for next weeks Member Monday special.

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Friday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Saturday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 12-7pm on Saturday February 30th. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Thursday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

Market Open for Saturday!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Saturday February 23rd:
Sustainable Nutrition for Vegans and Vegetarians

Monday February 25th:
Support Orlando Vegetable Gardens

Featured Producer: Tangie Natural Products





The name TANGIE is inspired by my dad, Terry Tremblay. He believed in recycling and repurposing whenever possible and spent his entire working career doing just that all along encouraging me to do the same.

Most of my working life involved law and finance which did not always mesh with my core beliefs. The corporate giant is not very good at reusing or recycling anything, especially paper! In my world, we reuse every piece of paper, letting the worm composter have it last. We repurpose what we can, use travel mugs, cook many meals in the Sun Oven, drive a Prius, make our own laundry detergent and all the household cleaners we need.

In 2008, I had the opportunity to develop my line of homemade cleaning products into a real business. I had been using these ingredients and “recipes” for years with great success. The world is filled with toxic, petroleum based cleaners that harm us, so we took the chance to start Tangie and share what we know about cleaning better with less. We are very proud to say that this line is safe for everyone….people, pets and the environment!

Trademarking the name TANGIE came this year (2012) and I continue to develop additional products are free of petroloeum, phosphates, harsh chemicals and animal testing or animal by products.

TANGIE products will only contain only the best medical grade esssential oils, natural soaps, distilled vinegar and other biodegradable ingredients that are 100% effective!

Thank you for joining me in making a conscious choice today to save our planet.


gratefully,
Angie Ringler

Upcoming Member Monday Special!

Check Sunday’s Weblog for next weeks Member Monday special.

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Friday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Saturday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 12-7pm on Saturday February 23th. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Thursday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

Wednesday's Online Market now OPEN!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

CLOSED Sunday February 17th
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Tuesday February 19th:
To Your Health Tuesday; Movement Medicine

Saturday February 23rd:
Sustainable Nutrition for Vegans and Vegetarians

Featured Producer: Escentual Harmony Soaps





Our name, Escentual Harmony, first came about when learning about the blending of fragrances, with each fragrance having a top, middle and base (bass) note, just as a musical chord. Finding the harmony in the fragrance is the key. As products were formulated, another type of harmony came into play- the harmony between science and nature.

The basis behind Escentual Harmony is to give our customers the best products possible and provide products that stay as close to nature as possible. All of our products are made in harmony with nature.

All of our products are made with care and we always use natural ingredients in our formulas unless use of a man-made ingredient makes a clearly better or safer product. Read our ingredient list then check the ingredients in products from the large commercial manufacturers. You’ll see the difference. Most importantly, you’ll feel the difference and have confidence that the products you are using on yourself and your family are not loaded with chemicals. All our products are paraben free and as natural as can be.

All of our soaps, lotions and butters use only the highest quality botanical oils. Plant oils are produced from seeds or fruits and are rich in fatty acids. These oils absorb easily and are kind to the skin. We incorporate only the highest quality essential oils and fragrance oils in our soaps and body products.

Science and nature in harmony – along with a symphony of fragrances.



Items available from Escentual Harmony Soaps can be found at the Farm Store!

Upcoming Member Monday Special!

Monday February 18th Member Monday Special:

Tomorrow members will receive 25% all Greens purchased in the Farm Store.

Including Kale, Chard, Lettuces and more!

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Friday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Saturday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 2-8pm on Wednesday February 20th. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Monday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.

New Producer! Market OPEN for Saturday!


Contact Us

2310 N Orange Ave, Orlando
(407) 895-5559
info@homegrowncoop.org
www.HomegrownCoop.org

Online Market

Place your order today in our online market!

Saturday Market:
Order online Wednesday 5pm – Friday 9am for pickup or delivery Saturday afternoon.

Wednesday Market:
Order online Sunday 10am – Tuesday 9am for pickup or delivery Wednesday afternoon.

Farm Store

CLOSED Sunday February 17th
OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK!

Monday – Sunday
10 am – 7 pm

Membership is Ownership! Become a Member today here

Upcoming Events

Friday February 15th-17th:
2013 Florida Herbal Conference

Friday February 15th:
Tower Garden Workshop

Friday February 15th:
Day Joy Album Release Party

Featured Producer: Mrs. Jones’ Soapbox





My name is Jamie and I am the Chief Mixer & Crafter for Mrs. Jones’ Soapbox. Mrs. Jones’ Soapbox is a line of non-toxic, eco-friendly household cleaning products made from natural minerals and vegetable based soaps. I started working on this line in 2008 when I grew tired of big companies calling themselves green and natural just to make a buck. I think the only way to combat greenwashing is through education so I created Mrs. Jones’ Soapbox to help me teach people about what it really means to “go green.”

Cleaning products are some of the most toxic products we have in our homes. They are made with synthetic chemicals that are dangerous to our health, hurt plants and animals when we wash them down our drains and they create unnecessary hazardous waste. They came on the market about 60 years ago when chemists discovered we could create hundreds of different chemicals with petroleum oil. Petroleum was cheap, worked well in cleaning products and companies began marketing these products mainly to women as a way to make the job of cleaning faster and more efficient.

The good news is that it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of natural, eco-friendly ingredients that clean just as well as their chemical counterparts. I spent a year developing my formulas because I wanted to come up with cleaning solutions that worked really well, were completely safe to use and also looked and smelled great. I tested every surface, every scenario, cleaned my friends’ houses and spent every waking moment tweaking and re-tweaking my formulas until I was confident in the final product.

What I came up with are five products that are multi-purpose so you can use them to clean your entire house from top to bottom, inside and out. No more lugging around tile cleaner, toilet cleaner, kitchen cleaner, surface spray, bathroom cleaner and all the other products that are jumbled together underneath your sink. Just 5 great products that can tackle anything. I carry mine around in a 6-pack holder, with a cup in the extra spot to carry my tools, like an old toothbrush and sponges, and it really makes the sometimes disgusting job of cleaning a little more bearable.

I package them in beautiful bottles that are designed to be reused or refilled once they’re empty so we can cut down on the waste we create and the liquid refills are packaged in recycled (sterilized) water bottles that I collect from friends. In fact, I collected so many bottles that I’ve filled up an entire room in my house! You can see a picture here.

So that’s a little bit about how Mrs. Jones’ Soapbox came to be. I hope you’ll give it a try. I think you’ll find it makes the chore of cleaning a little more fun and lot more healthy. Thanks for stopping by!




Items available from Mrs. Jones’ Soapbox:


Upcoming Member Monday Special!

Look out for next week’s Member Monday special in Sunday’s weblog.

Remember to have your member card ready at checkout!

Not a Member yet? Support your local food economy now by becoming a member

Shop at the On-line Farmer’s Market.
www.homegrown.locallygrown.net

Place your order before Friday at 9am for pick-up or delivery on Saturday.

Your order is FINAL once placed, and you are responsible for pick-up and payment.

Pickup is from 12-7pm on Saturday February 16th. Sorry, we cannot accommodate early pickups at this time.

Don’t forget, orders for the following items must be placed by 4:00pm Thursday to satisfy your order
Fresh bread orders from Olde Hearth Bread Company

We think local food is the best news ever, but never want to be junk mail. Wish to stop receiving these emails?
Simply click the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of this email.