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Time to Order Local Food!


It’s time to order local food from the South Cumberland Food Hub. We’re open till noon.

Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Thank you for supporting your local food producers!

Risa

Local Food!


Well I guess Winter has its claws in deep and doesn’t want to let go, but sooner or later it will have to relinquish its position and give way to Spring. I’m hoping for sooner rather than later since this wacky weather is playing havoc with our crops and ability to plant. It will likely be a thin year for produce and prices will be high, but that’s good news for the local growers. Local growers here are less affected by the freezes than Florida and California (drought trouble) so their prices remain about the same. And that’s good news for you as our customers :-)

We still have some eggs, garlics, meats, sprouts, sweet potatoes, and such like on the market this week so get your orders in by noon today to enjoy your local foods.
Have a great week!
Thank you for supporting your local farmers!
Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Risa

Local Food!


It’s time to order local food from the South Cumberland Food Hub. We’re open till noon today.

Thank you for supporting your local farmers!
Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Risa

Local Food!


It’s time to order local food from the South Cumberland Food Hub. We’re open till noon today.

Thank you for supporting your local farmers!
Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Risa

Time to Order Local Food!


Good Morning from the South Cumberland Food Hub. It’s time to order your local food. We’re open till noon.

Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Thank you for supporting your local farmers!

Risa

Local Food!


It’s time to order local food from the South Cumberland Food Hub. We’re open till noon today.

Thank you for supporting your local farmers!
Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Risa

Where are those eggs??


Good Morning from the South Cumberland Food Hub.

Eggs have been kind of scarce for the last few weeks, and I apologize for that, but the hens just don’t like laying in really cold temperatures. Not only does temperature affect laying hens, but also the amount of daylight and access to water play a part in egg production. Everything in nature is governed by nature and has certain cycles that it follows. One of those cycles is day length. When day length shortens, nature cycles down, rests and waits. She waits for the right time of sunshine and warmth to spring forth new again. But we as farmers don’t always want to cycle down and wait, so we try our best to mimic nature and keep things going even thru the “down” time. This is not always easy to do, and perhaps isn’t meant to be done, but for the sake of the market demand we try our best.

But because of this market demand, farmers are getting smarter and figuring out how to work with nature to extend the seasons. That’s what our farmers who grow for the food hub are doing, honing down the necessary adjustments to produce year round local food. This is especially important when the kind of weather that we’ve been having extends down to Florida and California. The produce that normally turns up early in other places from these two huge producers has been destroyed by cold and drought. So you will need to rely even more on your local producers this year. And it will come to that in the end anyway, regardless of the weather, so I am thankful to be a part of this growing movement to produce and consume more local food. I know you are too.

Thank you for supporting your local farmers and artisans!

We’re open till noon:
Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Risa

Time to Order Local Food!


The South Cumberland Food Hub is open for orders today until noon. Thank you and have a great day!

Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Risa

Local Food!


Good Morning from the South Cumberland Food Hub. Well, as the saying goes, all good things must come to an end and that’s what’s happened with apples for the year. We have been blessed with an unusually long season this year, and we have all enjoyed them. So we’ll be looking forward to local apples again in July.
Now we wait for the early spring crops of greens, broccoli, peas and strawberries to arrive. This extreme cold we’ve been experiencing has destroyed the earliest of these crops, but farmers have replanted and will have some fresh produce available mid to late March, weather permitting.
Of course Green Door Gourmet already had a jump on the season before the cold set in, and even though their plants have been setback, they should recover in a couple of weeks (again-weather permitting). So let’s pray for continued mild temperatures from here on out.
We still have some local items available now such as eggs, meat, garlic, sweet potatoes, micro greens, and many more. Check out the whole list here:
Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Have a great week and thank you for supporting your local farmers and your rights to eat good food.

Risa

Time to Order Local Food!


It’s time to order local food from the South Cumberland Food Hub. We’re open today until noon. Stay warm and have a great day!

Click here to go directly to the Rootedhere Locally Grown Market Page

Risa