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20% off King's Canned Chicken!!


The ultimate healthy, easy, convenience food… King’s non-gmo chicken, fully cooked, ready to heat and serve!

Chicken sandwiches, chicken and noodles, chicken soup, creamy cheesy chicken dip, chicken and rice… Oh the possibilities!

Best of all, more than $2 off per large can!!

We’re Open for orders until 8pm Sunday :-)

Changes in Procedure!


Hi everyone – just wanted to send an update of changes you can expect at pickup Tuesday.

Extended an hour: Customer pickup will be open from 4:30 to 7:30pm!

Curbside delivery: We will be delivering everyone’s orders to their vehicles!! Details will be emailed on Monday to customers who have placed an order.

Payment: We ask that you come with your check or cash in an envelope ready, for an easy exchange of payment for product! Please make checks payable to Miami County Locally Grown as usual, or we can stamp it for you.

Food Pantry: Donations for the First Place Food Pantry may still be brought to us on Tuesdays, as you can imagine their need is great.

Recycling: We are temporarily accepting no recyclables of any kind! You’ve been wonderful returning everything from glass jars and egg cartons to packaging and bags, but for now we cannot accept any of the above!

Questions? Email me at miamicountylocallygrown@gmail.com.

Thank you all!

Feeling Blessed and Thankful


I have never been so happy to be part of this wonderful market community as I was tonight.

You’re always a friendly bunch of folks, but tonight, I was so encouraged by your positivity and kindness, which are things we certainly could all use right now.

In your sharing stories of the generous acts you’d witnessed or the kindnesses you’d either received or freely given, you gave me hope – and that’s a powerful thing.

And regardless whether I “should” say this or not, I am grateful how many times tonight I heard, “I will continue to pray.” Talk about making an impact!

So Thank You dearly friends, and please share the word that we are open :-)

We are MORE than happy to bring your order out to your car on Tuesday for real, friendly curbside service! It was easy tonight for folks to call or text to let me know they arrived, so we could meet them outside. Any way we can help, please don’t hesitate to ask.

And the Food Pantry thanks you for your continued generous donations, which you can drop off with us any Tuesday.

We’re all in this together :-)

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Overfield Tavern - Tea at the Tavern!!


The Overfield Tavern here in Troy presents “Tea at the Tavern” this Saturday March 14th!!

“A forecasted high of 45 degrees means a toasty hearth fire is in store at Overfield Tavern!!

What better way to ward off the chill than by sampling delicious teas at the Tavern served by volunteers in period attire!

Our offerings from McGuffey Herb and Tea will include After Dinner Chocolate Mint, Sage and Spearmint, Earl Grey with Lavender and Rose Petal, Irish Breakfast, Cinnamon Orange Spice, and Hibiscus Punch alongside savory sandwiches and desserts!!

Our 11am seating is sold out, but a few tickets remain for our 2pm seating!

$20 each! Plus live period music in this historic, lovely atmosphere!!

Visit the Overfield Tavern Museum Facebook page for more information!

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Grumpy Goat brought Bagels, Focaccia, Honey, Maple, and More!


So HAPPY to have Matt from the Grumpy Goat Experiment with us tonight!!

He brought Brette’s famous bagels, focaccia, and sourdough crackers, but they’re going fast!!

Plus fresh 2020 maple syrup, honey, and goat’s milk soaps!!

And we always have extra eggs, beef, pork and chicken, so come stop by tonight til 7pm at First Place Christian Center in Troy :-)

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Welcome Back Farmhouse Bakery and Simple Living Farm!!


So glad to have both The Farmhouse Bakery and Simple Living Farm BACK on the Market this week!!

The Farmhouse Bakery of Troy offers a wide variety of scrumptious baked goods, and plenty of shockingly good Gluten Free offerings!! Plus they utilize so many locally grown and raised ingredients in their delicious bakery delights, including farm fresh eggs, real maple syrup, and milk!!

And everyone loves the chemical free produce from Simple Living Farm in Piqua – with microgreens and spinach now, we’re looking forward to carrots, radishes, garlic, and more favorites this season!!

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Overfield School Gala!!


Thanks to long-time customer, Erin Barsotti, for sharing this opportunity from Overfield School in Troy!!

“Hello Friends!

Miami County Locally Grown community is a such a unique and valuable part of our community! My family and many of our friends participate, and we truly appreciate the delicious, unique, and care-filled products that we purchase on a regular basis.

Another place unique to our community is The Overfield School. It’s a school in Troy that serves toddler through second grade children. Our school shares many values with the Market community, a sense of the importance of local community and a (children) “can do” attitude being two of these. Students spend much time each day outside on our campus, at Hobart Preserve, and in the woods adjoining campus, wondering and learning in the natural world. They are also given a plethora of time for self-expression and exploration as they participate in student-initiated project work. Any child’s day at Overfield might include tapping Maple trees as part of the syrup-making process, working in the vegetable garden, clay work, or constructing with large appliance boxes.

Many of you have met my daughter, Luciana (Luciana’s Lovely Scrunchies), who embarked on a sewing and scrunchie-selling venture as part of the Market. She is an alum whose interest in and ability to follow through with a small business project can, in large part, be traced back to her early childhood experience at Overfield.

Attached is a letter explaining Overfield’s Gala for Growth, taking place on March 14. We are seeking products and “experiences” of any size for our silent and live auctions. Anything you might choose to contribute is much appreciated! In the past we have received donations of products, as well as baking, cooking, soap and other “making” classes, and tours. Again, thank you for the amazing products that you make available on the Market week after week and for your dedication to our local community!"

Sincerely,
Erin Barsotti
erin.barsotti@gmail.com

“Dear Sir or Madam,

Overfield is a school where joy, wonder and imagination foster life-long learning in preschool aged children. The Reggio Emilia philosophy supports our school’s mission to support self-discovery and creativity through a child-centered, responsive curriculum. A beautiful campus, committed teachers and a supportive learning community make Overfield a place where children bloom.

Why We Need Your Help: Unlike most other schools, Overfield receives no city, state, or federal support. As an independent school and non-profit,?501©(3) organization (ID#31-1088546), we must build our own support through fundraising activities. The Overfield School’s fundraising helps to provide engaging environments and experiences for young children that foster discovery, collaboration, independence and a joy for learning. An Overfield School Community Gala for Growth will be held on March 14th, 2020?with the purpose of raising money to install new playground equipment and natural play space that appeals to first, second, and third graders, and our summer campers. The money we raise will also support continued professional development for our teachers, which improves the quality of education for all Overfield children.

Please Consider a Donation:? Please consider donating an auction item or a gift certificate for your goods or services. If your services do not lend themselves to an auction, please consider sponsoring an auction item by making a cash donation. In the past, we have purchased bicycles, gift certificates, theater tickets and other great prizes on behalf of our sponsors.

All contributions made to The Overfield School Community Gala for Growth are 100% tax-deductible.

Please know that your donation will directly impact the Overfield students and the greater community. On behalf of all Overfield families, we thank you for your willingness to help make our gala a success. We greatly appreciate your time and consideration. We feel very fortunate to have Overfield in the Miami Valley, and are reliant on generous businesses such as yours to support our school as we grow.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. To learn more about our wonderful school and community, please visit www.overfield.org?or call to schedule a visit to see our great school in action! We’d love to invite you to join us at The Overfield School Community Gala for Growth on March 14th. Please contact The Overfield School to purchase tickets!"

Sincerely,
The Overfield School

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New from King's, and the return of Mini Pot Pies!!


Everyone’s favorite little Pot Pies are BACK from King’s Poultry Farm!! Made with their non-GMO Chicken and Broth, these meaty, savory gems will have you wondering why you ever bothered to make your own! And your fussy eaters will love they’re easy on the veggies ;-)

Plus new from King’s Poultry – their delicious canned Chicken, now in a smaller convenient size!!

Be sure to grab a dozen eggs and fresh romaine while you still can!!

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Save the Dates!!


Two Spring Night Markets coming soon!!

Join us at First Place Christian Center in Troy for our Easter and Mother’s Day Night Markets!!

Tuesday April 7th

and

Tuesday May 5th

4-7pm as usual, running simultaneously with Virtual Market pickup!! Plenty of samples, fresh spring produce (yay!!), and all your favorite vendors :-)

We hope you’ll join us!!

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And the Winner is...


This month’s Refer-A-Friend winner is…

Kirsta McElfresh!!

Congratulations!! Keep those referrals coming, and we’ll see who wins the $10 Market gift certificate next month!

Remember to drop the name of the person who introduced you to the Market when you pick up your order, and they’ll be entered in our monthly drawing :-) Keep those referrals coming, and thank you for helping to spread the word about our little local Market!!

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