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    Market NOW Open - Dec. 3, 2012


    OUR TRIBUTE TO “Llama Jim” aka James L. Murray
    It is with great regret that we announce the recent passing of Jim Murray of Llamarojafarms in Pinellas Park. A sudden accident has taken him from his family and friends. He will be missed by everyone who knew him, including all his loyal customers from St. Pete Locally Grown’s online Market. At the outset of its expansion, Nathan’s garden was especially blessed with generous applications of Jim’s highly potent llama manure product, dubbed “llama beans”, in the days before Jim started to package and sell it. Even so, he always had extra to contribute to Nathan’s Natural Veggies garden. Jim’s product was unique in this area, incredibly effective, and very well utilized by the local growing community. We will miss seeing kind and gentle-natured Jim and his faithful dog, Buddy, who survives him. Safe journey, dear friend Jim! Our gardens continue to grow and to be nurtured—as do those who eat their fresh vegetables—by the foundation of Jim’s generosity.

    Message from Market Manager

    DON’T MISS UPCOMING EVENTS BELOW
    Wonderful things to do in St. Petersburg from promoting activism to touring local gardens!

    NEW GROWERS
    Richard Nicholson has just posted produce from Richard’s Garden. They promise to be culinary delights that are much needed by our Market. Welcome Richard and thank you for coming on board!

    WORDEN FARM
    Worden Farm has been unable to fill our orders for the past two weeks as their CSA has opened and they are focusing on fulfilling commitments they have made to their CSA customers. It is possible that we will lose them as a resource. The good news is that John Matthews of Suncoast Food Alliance is hard at work digging up another resource for us. We will soon have news on another Grower! We are truly grateful for John’s dedication to helping us serve you. He is THE “food forager extraordinaire!”

    MEANWHILEBACK AT THE FARM
    We are absolutely thrilled with how our expanding Grower base in St. Petersburg continues to rise to the challenge of feeding our existing customer base. Even without Worden Farm last week we somehow managed to break all previous records for Market sales. THIS IS OUR VISION UNFOLDING! Thank you St. Petersburg for believing in us and continuing to support our Market. Besides which, we are so happy with a rave review of our Market posted by new customer Charlotte Stirk on her blog. She won a free membership to our Market by winning a local contest sponsored by Keep St. Petersburg Local and has been enjoying the bounty of produce from St. Petersburg’s urban farms obtained through our Market.

    PLEASE REVIEW PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS FROM PAPAYA PETE
    Pete’s papayas are becoming all the rage in St. Petersburg. His variety is amazing! He has updated his product information pertaining to ripeness and quality of his fruit offerings. This is AN IMPORTANT READ for all his loyal customers.

    WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST CUSTOMERS! Once you have submitted your order, if in doubt about what you owe, you can always confirm what you have been charged for by checking your account history and viewing your most current invoice. Instructions on how to do that are on our Q&A page under the question entitled Since you don’t provide an invoice with delivery, how do I know what I owe? . Also, since your vegetables are picked fresh within 24 hours of delivery, they should be lasting for WEEKS in your refrigerator. When you accept delivery, please take a few minutes to inspect your order to protect your vegetables from unnecessary spoilage. Lastly, it is imperative that you understand our policy on Unclaimed Orders found on our Q&A page. When you make a purchase you are agreeing to abide by this policy.

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    All these and more are posted on our Calendar of Events

    ACTIVIST TRAINING WORKSHOP, WEDNESDAY, DEC. 5TH
    This Wed., Dec. 5, from 6-8:30PM, Join Food & Water Watch for an Activist Training Workshop. The training will focus on key aspects of activism, including: Goals, Strategy, & Tactics; Recruitment; Training Volunteers; Where: The Roosevelt 2.0, 1812 N. 15th St. Tampa, FL
    Learn the skills we use on our campaign to label genetically engineered foods, and the skills to win on other critical issues as well. By the end of the training we will all be certified activists, ready to positively impact our causes! So join us on Wednesday, and bring a friend!

    HOLIDAY PARTY THIS SATURDAY, DEC. 8TH
    You have no doubt been receiving updates to the Evite via email. Hope you will make it! Garden tour starts at 5pm as the sun sets at 5:38pm. Don’t forget to bring a potluck dish to share.

    GARDEN TOUR, FAITH CONVENANT CHURCH COMMUNITY GARDEN, DEC. 9TH
    This Sun., Dec. 9, 12:30 P.M., Please join us for a garden tour at Faith Covenant Church, 150 62nd Ave NE (corner 1st St N). Come see what’s new: expanded benevolence gardens, a pond, vegetable washing table, and a potting table. We are now a certified butterfly garden!

    MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW FOR JAN. 26TH
    We will begin holding potluck socials on the 4th Saturday of each month, starting January 26, 2013. These events will be held exclusively for actively participating Market customers, growers, and volunteers and are meant to create a social atmosphere in which to network, share resources and experiences. Each event will include a brief informational lecture on subjects relevant to our group, including community building, growing and preparing food, health practices, to name a few. Presenters for the January potluck are Clark & Peggy Tibbits on “Intentional Community Living: 30 Years Experience”. An invitation to attend will come via Evite and RSVPs will be requested.

    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!

    Market NOW Open - Nov. 26, 2012


    Please make all checks payable to “STPETE LOCALLY GROWN”. Thank you!

    Message from Market Manager

    CHANGES FOR THE NEW YEAR! MARK YOUR CALENDAR
    We will begin holding potluck socials on the 4th Saturday of each month, starting January 26, 2013. These events will be held exclusively for actively participating Market customers, growers, and volunteers and are meant to create a social atmosphere in which to network, share resources and experiences. Each event will include a brief informational lecture on subjects relevant to our group, including community building, growing and preparing food, health practices, to name a few. Presenters for the January potluck are Clark & Peggy Tibbits on “Intentional Community Living: 30 Years Experience”. More details will follow and RSVPs will be requested via Evite.

    PLEASE READ PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY
    Just a friendly reminder that we cannot always issue a refund when a customer does not read a product description before purchasing. Our Growers invest time to put this info together so you can get better use from what you buy. Remember you can always contact the Market Manager prior to purchasing if you don’t have sufficient info. Call Tina at 727-515-9469. We are also open to your email suggestions for improvement.

    WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST CUSTOMERS! Once you have submitted your order, if in doubt about what you owe, you can always confirm what you have been charged for by checking your account history and viewing your most current invoice. Instructions on how to do that are on our Q&A page under the question entitled Since you don’t provide an invoice with delivery, how do I know what I owe? . Also, since your vegetables are picked fresh within 24 hours of delivery, they should be lasting for WEEKS in your refrigerator. When you accept delivery, please take a few minutes to inspect your order to protect your vegetables from unnecessary spoilage. Lastly, it is imperative that you understand our policy on Unclaimed Orders found on our Q&A page. When you make a purchase you are agreeing to abide by this policy.

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    • If you do not receive an email confirmation immediately after you order, then you did not click the SUBMIT ORDER button and we did not receive an order from you.

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    NATHAN’S SATURDAY WORKSHOP “Successful Urban Farming in St. Petersburg” will resume on the 2nd Saturday of each month, starting on Jan. 12th from 1 – 3 PM. Details on curriculum will not change and will be posted closer to the date.

    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!

    Market NOW Open - Nov. 19, 2012


    Please make all checks payable to “STPETE LOCALLY GROWN”. Thank you!

    Happy Thanksgiving Message from the Levy’s, Urban Farmer Nathan and Market Manager Tina

    SINCERE THANKS TO OUR VALUED CUSTOMERS, TREASURED VOLUNTEERS AND ALL GROWERS
    Your dollars support our homestead, including our urban farm. Your encouragement keeps us moving in the right direction. Your friendships enrich our lives beyond measure. We are honored to do such Blessed work for our Market Community members.

    THANK YOU TO OUR SUNDAY LECTURERS
    Chris Tisch, Lisa Duncan-Thayer, and Nathan Levy truly delivered this past weekend. Our Market members and the St. Petersburg Community greatly benefit from the investment of our volunteer lecturers. Thank you to all of this season’s lecturers and to all those who attended. Future lectures will be rolled into our Market Community socials that will be held monthly beginning in the New Year. These events will be held exclusively for active Market customers and are meant to bring together growers, customers and volunteers in a social atmosphere and provide a educational platform to learn about growing our own food. It also helps customers to get to know the farmers who grow their food!

    NEW GROWER HAS JOINED US
    Richard B. Nicholson’s Gardening Enterprise has signed up and will soon be offering his homegrown chemical-free veggies through our Market. Welcome Richard!

    LOOK FOR NEW PRODUCTS THIS WEEK!

    PLEASE READ PRODUCT DESCRIPTIONS CAREFULLY
    Just a friendly reminder that we cannot always issue a refund when a customer does not read a product description before purchasing. Our Growers invest time to put this info together so you can get better use from what you buy. Remember you can always contact the Market Manager prior to purchasing if you don’t have sufficient info. Call Tina at 727-515-9469. We are also open to your email suggestions for improvement.

    WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST CUSTOMERS! Once you have submitted your order, if in doubt about what you owe, you can always confirm what you have been charged for by checking your account history and viewing your most current invoice. Instructions on how to do that are on our Q&A page under the question entitled Since you don’t provide an invoice with delivery, how do I know what I owe? on the third bullet item. Also, since your vegetables are picked fresh within 24 hours of delivery, they should be lasting for WEEKS in your refrigerator. When you accept delivery, please take a few minutes to inspect your order to protect your vegetables from unnecessary spoilage. Lastly, it is imperative that you understand our policy on Unclaimed Orders found on our Q&A page. When you make a purchase you are agreeing to abide by this policy.

    Ready to Order?

    Click here to sign in & shop now

    • If you do not receive an email confirmation immediately after you order, then you did not click the SUBMIT ORDER button and we did not receive an order from you.

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    Upcoming Events

    Green Saturday, Catherine Hickman Theatre, Gulfport, November 24, 2012. Buy fruit & nut trees PLUS see the Movie “Grow”. View and/or print flyer to share. We need your help to get the word out about this event.

    NATHAN’S SATURDAY WORKSHOP “Successful Urban Farming in St. Petersburg” is on hold for now. New schedule will be released soon.

    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!

    Market NOW Open - Nov. 12, 2012


    Please make all checks payable to “STPETE LOCALLY GROWN”. Thank you!

    Message from Market Manager

    NEXT SUNDAY’S LECTURES are the last ones until the New Year so don’t miss them. Come find out what it’s like to be a Grower on our Market! You never know, YOU might be next… See details below on these lectures and other community happenings in our list of Upcoming Events. There you will find flyers that you can either print or email to help promote these events.

    New Growers Have Joined us
    Worden Farm certified organic produce is now offered through our online Market! Suncoast Food Alliance has worked hard to make this happen. Also joining us this week is Grower Papaya Pete Tropical Treats offering RED papayas which we’ve not yet had available to us! Thank you, Papaya Pete, for coming on board to share your abundance.

    PLEASE READ PRODUCT DESCRIPTION CAREFULLY
    Just a friendly reminder that we cannot always issue a refund when a customer does not read a product description before purchasing. Our Growers invest time to put this info together so you can get better use from what you buy. Remember you can always contact the Market Manager prior to purchasing if you don’t have sufficient info. Call Tina at 727-515-9469. We are also open to your email suggestions for improvement.

    HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?
    We take our cue from weekly sales to our treasured customers. We will buy more volume if we know we can sell it. So if we sell out this week on any item, we’ll know we have to get more next time around! Please support us in buying your veggies and fruits through us so we can gauge our purchasing to have adequate inventory that meets our customers needs. It’s a tricky maneuver but we love figuring it out!

    WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST CUSTOMERS! Once you have submitted your order, if in doubt about what you owe, you can always confirm what you have been charged for by checking your account history and viewing your most current invoice. Instructions on how to do that are on our Q&A page under the question entitled Since you don’t provide an invoice with delivery, how do I know what I owe? on the third bullet item. Also, since your vegetables are picked fresh within 24 hours of delivery, they should be lasting for WEEKS in your refrigerator. When you accept delivery, please take a few minutes to inspect your order to protect your vegetables from unnecessary spoilage. Lastly, it is imperative that you understand our policy on Unclaimed Orders found on our Q&A page. When you make a purchase you are agreeing to abide by this policy.

    Ready to Order?

    Click here to sign in & shop now

    • If you do not receive an email confirmation immediately after you order, then you did not click the SUBMIT ORDER button and we did not receive an order from you.

    Get to Know Us

    Upcoming Events

    SATURDAY WORKSHOP – Nov. 17, 2012 from 1 pm – 3 pm. “Successful Urban Farming in St. Petersburg” with Nathan Levy. Cost is $35 per individual OR pay $25 each when you bring a friend. (price includes copy of “What We’ve Learned”) RSVP is not required. You are not obligated to sell your produce through our Market if you take this course. Would you like to produce for yourself as our Growers do for our online Market and feed your own family healthy abundance? Become more independent and self-sustaining as you speed up your learning curve with Nathan’s experience:

    • Growing vegetables year round regardless of temperature
    • Using free materials for most all of garden needs
    • Harvesting weeds and seeds for extra bounty
    • Winning the “battle of the bugs”
      This workshop is a great refresher for garden veterans and solid advice for beginners! This 2-hour workshop is jam-packed with information for you to apply in your backyard vegetable patch as you plant, maintain, and harvest from your fall garden. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33714 QUESTIONS: Call Nathan at 727-403-1655.

    FREE SUNDAY LECTURES ON November 18th, 2 PM – 4:30 PM

    “What it Means to be a Grower for StPete.LocallyGrown.Net” with Chris Tisch @ 2:00PM

    Have YOU ever considered selling your extra produce through our online Market? Hear what Chris Tisch of Velouria Farms has to say about being a Grower for StPete.LocallyGrown.Net. He joined us as a Grower soon after we opened our online Market. He grows vegetables year round and has been a key player in selling his vegetables all summer long through the Market. Chris will share his insight on the benefits of growing chemical free produce for himself and sharing his excess with the St. Petersburg community through the Market. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fl 33714 QUESTIONS: tlevy@tampabay.rr.com. BRING: lawn chair & beverage. FREE Sunday Garden Lecture Series is Sponsored by StPete.LocallyGrown.Net

    “Starting A Small Scale Urban Farm” with Lisa Duncan @ 3:15PM

    Market Grower Lisa Duncan of Mother Nature’s Pantry and Tina Levy of St. Pete Locally Grown will converse on tips for getting a quick harvest when starting a new garden. Lisa will share first hand experience about starting small, observing results, experimenting with different techniques, materials and tools, and expanding from there if desired. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fl 33714 QUESTIONS:levy@tampabay.rr.com. BRING: lawn chair & beverage. FREE Sunday Garden Lecture Series is Sponsored by StPete.LocallyGrown.Net

    GE-FREE Thanksgiving, Thursday, November 15, 2012 This coming Thursday, Nov. 15, Food & Water Watch will be hosting a wonderful event: A “GE-Free Thanksgiving,” featuring savory, local, genetically engineered-free food. Come CELEBRATE YOUR EMPOWERMENT. They’re having a dandy Thanksgiving meal full of genetically engineered-free food, most from our own area! Meet fine folks, kindred spirits like y’all. Break bread together at our campaign table this Thursday. Suggested donation is $6 and the event proceeds will go to support the Roosevelt 2.0. HOWEVER ANYONE IS WELCOME, regardless of whether they are able to pay or not. View and/or print flyer to share. Please help promote this event. Green Saturday, Catherine Hickman Theatre, Gulfport, November 24, 2012. Buy fruit & nut trees PLUS see the Movie “Grow”. View and/or print flyer to share. We need your help to get the word out about this event.

    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!

    Market NOW Open - Nov. 5, 2012 --> Wider Variety Has Arrived!


    Please make all checks payable to “STPETE LOCALLY GROWN”. Thank you!

    Message from Market Manager

    HERE IS THE VARIETY AND VOLUME WE’VE BEEN WAITING FOR
    WORDEN FARM organic produce is now offered through our online Market! Suncoast Food Alliance has worked hard to make this happen. Major thanks to John Matthews for bringing fresh local organic produce to St. Pete Locally Grown!

    HOW MUCH IS ENOUGH?
    We take our cue from weekly sales to our treasured customers. We will buy more volume if we know we can sell it. So if we sell out this week on any item, we’ll know we have to get more next time around! Please support us in buying your veggies and fruits through us so we can gauge our purchasing to have adequate inventory that meets our customers needs. It’s a tricky maneuver but we love figuring it out!

    NEW FRUITS FROM ORGANICALLY INCLINED Persimmons, Pineapples, Galas, Tangerines, Barletts … OH MY!

    IF YOU BUY BASIL
    We love sharing new ways to keep your purchases fresh. We have learned that we should not refrigerate basil. Refrigeration tends to brown out the leaves. Instead, put the stems in a glass of water on your counter and use as needed. Do not submerge the leaves in water. Do be prepared to use up your basil within just a few days. Once it has been cut, it won’t stay fresh for more than a few days. PLEASE FOLLOW THESE INSTRUCTIONS as we will no longer issue refunds on basil.

    WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST CUSTOMERS! Once you have submitted your order, if in doubt about what you owe, you can always confirm what you have been charged for by checking your account history and viewing your most current invoice. Instructions on how to do that are on our Q&A page under the question entitled Since you don’t provide an invoice with delivery, how do I know what I owe? on the third bullet item. Also, since your vegetables are picked fresh within 24 hours of delivery, they should be lasting for WEEKS in your refrigerator. When you accept delivery, please take a few minutes to inspect your order to protect your vegetables from unnecessary spoilage. Lastly, it is imperative that you understand our policy on Unclaimed Orders found on our Q&A page. When you make a purchase you are agreeing to abide by this policy.

    Ready to Order?

    Click here to sign in & shop now

    • If you do not receive an email confirmation immediately after you order, then you did not click the SUBMIT ORDER button and we did not receive an order from you.

    Get to Know Us

    Upcoming Events

    SATURDAY WORKSHOP – Nov. 10, 2012 from 1 pm – 3 pm. “Successful Urban Farming in St. Petersburg” with Nathan Levy. Cost is $35 per individual OR pay $25 each when you bring a friend. (price includes copy of “What We’ve Learned”) RSVP is not required. You are not obligated to sell your produce through our Market if you take this course. Would you like to produce for yourself as our Growers do for our online Market and feed your own family healthy abundance? Become more independent and self-sustaining as you speed up your learning curve with Nathan’s experience:

    • Growing vegetables year round regardless of temperature
    • Using free materials for most all of garden needs
    • Harvesting weeds and seeds for extra bounty
    • Winning the “battle of the bugs”
      This workshop is a great refresher for garden veterans and solid advice for beginners! This 2-hour workshop is jam-packed with information for you to apply in your backyard vegetable patch as you plant, maintain, and harvest from your fall garden. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33714 QUESTIONS: Call Nathan at 727-403-1655.

    FREE SUNDAY LECTURES ON November 11th, 2 PM – 4:30 PM

    “Community Gardens at Work” with Richard Duncan @ 2:00PM

    What would you do if your employer asked you to start a community garden on workplace property? Richard Duncan was approached to do a feasibility study on an employee community garden at the company’s local facility where he works. The proposed garden would be run by Richard and volunteer staff. Just in case there’s a community garden in your future, you won’t want to miss out on Richard’s adventure as he shares the results of his workplace community garden research, including funding, legalities and many other considerations. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fl 33714 QUESTIONS: tlevy@tampabay.rr.com. BRING: lawn chair & beverage. FREE Sunday Garden Lecture Series is Sponsored by StPete.LocallyGrown.Net

    “Managing and Growing with the Eckerd College Organic Garden” with Deborah Hilbert @ 3:15PM

    Listen to Eckerd College senior, Deborah Hilbert, share the history of the college’s organic garden, her experiences managing it, and the process of integrating the garden with the school’s mission and student interests. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fl 33714 QUESTIONS:levy@tampabay.rr.com. BRING: lawn chair & beverage. FREE Sunday Garden Lecture Series is Sponsored by StPete.LocallyGrown.Net

    First Annual Permaculture Yard Tour, Saturday, November 10, 2012 This FREE Yard Tour includes locations in St. Petersburg, Gulfport, and one in Clearwater. View and/or print flyer to share. Please help promote this event. Green Saturday, Catherine Hickman Theatre, Gulfport, November 24, 2012. Buy fruit & nut trees PLUS see the Movie “Grow”. View and/or print flyer to share. We need your help to get the word out about this event.

    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!

    Market NOW Open - Oct. 29, 2012


    Please make all checks payable to “STPETE LOCALLY GROWN”. Thank you!

    Key to a Successful Purchase

    • If you do not receive an email confirmation immediately after you order, then you did not click the SUBMIT ORDER button and we did not receive an order from you.

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    Message from Market Manager

    NOTE FROM GROWER ORGANICALLY INCLINED: HOW TO MAINTAIN FRESHNESS OF DELIVERED PRODUCT When you purchase items from Donna, please note that plastic bags are used only to transfer the product to you. All nuts and seeds, chunks of energy products or anything containing oil should be refrigerated in glass jar to avoid contents from picking up odors and to keep it fresh. Plastic packaging does not protect contents from absorbing surrounding odors and is not airtight which means that oils can go rancid. Refrigeration is not needed for dried fruit (dates, cranberries, raisins), and legumes & grains (lentils, beans, peas, rice, oats) but they should be stored away from light, within closed glass jars to keep out the humidity. All good advice to keep your precious purchase fresh!

    SUNDAY GARDEN LECTURE SERIES Thanks to all who attended and special thanks to Sunday’s lecturers Christine Larsen and Jeff & Emily Drew. Check weblog Calendar of Events for next Sunday’s FREE lectures. Hope to see you! For a limited time, Chris’ presentation is available online at this link.

    JEFF YENTZER’S NEW VIDEO ON CONSUMING MORINGA We are SO grateful to Jeff of Vibrant Health for his video contributions to our Market Community. He does these for us and for you! This 3-minute video has loads of nutritional info on the benefits of moringa and how to substitute moringa for protein powder.

    UPCOMING VEGGIES Be sure to check the Market closely every week going forward as the veggie variety begins to shift in the direction of FALL. “Yayyy!” (I heard that)

    WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST CUSTOMERS! Once you have submitted your order, if in doubt about what you owe, you can always confirm what you have been charged for by checking your account history and viewing your most current invoice. Instructions on how to do that are on our Q&A page under the question entitled Since you don’t provide an invoice with delivery, how do I know what I owe? on the third bullet item. Also, since your vegetables are picked fresh within 24 hours of delivery, they should be lasting for WEEKS in your refrigerator. When you accept delivery, please take a few minutes to inspect your order to protect your vegetables from unnecessary spoilage. Lastly, it is imperative that you understand our policy on Unclaimed Orders found on our Q&A page. When you make a purchase you are agreeing to abide by this policy.

    Upcoming Events

    SATURDAY WORKSHOP – Nov. 3, 2012 from 1 pm – 3 pm. “Successful Urban Farming in St. Petersburg” with Nathan Levy. Cost is $35 per individual OR pay $25 each when you bring a friend. (price includes copy of “What We’ve Learned”) RSVP is not required. You are not obligated to sell your produce through our Market if you take this course. Would you like to produce for yourself as our Growers do for our online Market and feed your own family healthy abundance? Become more independent and self-sustaining as you speed up your learning curve with Nathan’s experience:

    • Growing vegetables year round regardless of temperature
    • Using free materials for most all of garden needs
    • Harvesting weeds and seeds for extra bounty
    • Winning the “battle of the bugs”
      This workshop is a great refresher for garden veterans and solid advice for beginners! This 2-hour workshop is jam-packed with information for you to apply in your backyard vegetable patch as you plant, maintain, and harvest from your fall garden. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33714 QUESTIONS: Call Nathan at 727-403-1655.

    FREE SUNDAY LECTURES ON November 4th, 2 PM – 4:30 PM

    “Should You Be Gluten Free?” with Emmanuel Roux @ 2:00PM

    Gluten intolerance or sensitivity is affecting more and more people. Chef Roux will lead discussion on the effects, the reasons, and how to see if you are affected by this condition and adapt to it. This talk will be based on a commonsense approach and feature dietary recommendations that may alleviate the symptoms. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fl 33714 QUESTIONS: tlevy@tampabay.rr.com. BRING: lawn chair & beverage. FREE Sunday Garden Lecture Series is Sponsored by StPete.LocallyGrown.Net

    “Humans and Honey Bees” with Rebecca Conroy @ 3:15PM

    Rebecca Conroy will share the importance of honey bees in our lives and local environment. In our urban world honey bees connect us with the flowers and life around us. Rebecca will talk about how you can take a direct role in connecting with the world through honey bees. Since humans and honey bees have a long and intertwined history she believes that having them around you is intrinsically beneficial. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fl 33714 QUESTIONS:levy@tampabay.rr.com. BRING: lawn chair & beverage. FREE Sunday Garden Lecture Series is Sponsored by StPete.LocallyGrown.Net

    LAST CHANCE LAST CHANCE ==> URBAN YOGA RETREAT: A VACATION FOR YOUR SENSESEXCLUSIVE OFFER WITH A NOVEMBER 1ST DEADLINE

    Our “Hip” St. Pete Locally Grown Members will get a 24% discount on this upcoming Workshop. Join Rubén Vasquez and Missy Feathers for a memorable 5-hour “Urban Yoga Retreat: A Vacation for Your Senses” on Saturday, December 1, 2012, 2pm to 7pm. Normal price is $99, but as a St. Pete Locally Grown member you will pay just $75 if you sign up before November 1st! See details and link to sign-up from here. Be sure to use Promo Code: yogasave when you checkout. Space is limited so early sign-up is recommended!

    First Annual Permaculture Yard Tour, Saturday, November 10, 2012 This FREE Yard Tour includes locations in St. Petersburg, Gulfport, and one in Clearwater. View and/or print flyer to share. Please help promote this event. ALSO, Green Saturday, Catherine Hickman Theatre, Gulfport, November 24, 2012 Buy fruit & nut trees PLUS see the Movie “Grow”. View and/or print flyer to share. We need your help to get the word out about this event.

    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!

    Market NOW Open - Oct. 22, 2012


    Please make all checks payable to “STPETE LOCALLY GROWN”. Thank you!

    Key to a Successful Purchase

    • If you do not receive an email confirmation immediately after you order, then you did not click the SUBMIT ORDER button and we did not receive an order from you.

    Get to Know Us

    Message from Market Manager

    SUNDAY GARDEN LECTURE SERIES
    Thanks to all who attended and special thanks to Sunday’s lecturers Polly Frush & Rita Sewell. Check weblog Calendar of Events for next Sunday’s FREE ectures. Hope to see you!

    NEW GROWERS
    Lots of excitement this week as welcome THREE new Growers to our Market.

    We welcome Lisa Duncan-Thayer this week and she shares Mother Nature’s Pantry with our Market. She will be supplying herbs and veggies in the coming months. Thanks to daughter Sarah for connecting us!

    Offshore Seafood Co. is a Seafood Market owned by local fisherman specializing in a premium line of the freshest seafood on the Gulf Coast! Nothing preserved or chemical treated. Their fish are harvested domestically on hook & line by local fishermen and brought ashore within 3-4 days of being caught. Welcome to Kent, Kris & Suzanne Sahr!

    The Dooryard Supermarket comes on board this week with beautiful roselles from which to make tea. Welcome to Derek Phillips and Aaron Nicely!

    Be sure to check the Market closely every week going forward as the veggie variety begins to shift in the direction of FALL. I just heard you all say “Yayyy!” ALSO, look for a huge overage sale on llama beans this week.

    WELCOME TO OUR NEWEST CUSTOMERS!
    Once you have submitted your order, if in doubt about what you owe, you can always confirm what you have been charged for by checking your account history and viewing your most current invoice. Instructions on how to do that are on our Q&A page under the question entitled Since you don’t provide an invoice with delivery, how do I know what I owe? on the third bullet item. Also, since your vegetables are picked fresh within 24 hours of delivery, they should be lasting for WEEKS in your refrigerator. When you accept delivery, please take a few minutes to inspect your order to protect your vegetables from unnecessary spoilage. Lastly, it is imperative that you understand our policy on Unclaimed Orders found on our Q&A page. When you make a purchase you are agreeing to abide by this policy.

    Upcoming Events

    SATURDAY WORKSHOP – Oct. 27, 2012 from 1 pm – 3 pm. “Successful Urban Farming in St. Petersburg” with Nathan Levy. Cost is $35 per individual OR pay $25 each when you bring a friend. (price includes copy of “What We’ve Learned”) RSVP is not required
    Would you like to produce for yourself as our Growers do for our online Market and feed your own family healthy abundance? Become more independent and self-sustaining as you speed up your learning curve with Nathan Levy’s experience:

    • Growing vegetables year round regardless of temperature
    • Using free materials for most all of garden needs
    • Harvesting weeds and seeds for extra bounty
    • Winning the “battle of the bugs”
      A great refresher for garden veterans and solid advice for beginners! This 2-hour workshop is jam-packed with information for you to apply in your backyard vegetable patch as you plant, maintain, and harvest from your fall garden. LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33714 QUESTIONS: Call Nathan at 727-403-1655.

    FREE SUNDAY LECTURES ON October 28th, 2 PM – 4:30

    “Boost Your Metabolism” with Chris Larsen @ 2PM

    Presented by Chris Larsen, a retired physician. Imagine being able to lose more fat by doing less exercise! Learn how high intensity interval training can dramatically improve your cardiovascular fitness, increase your fat burning capability and boost your energy levels. We will also discuss what foods and natural supplements will help increase your metabolism and energy.LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fl 33714 QUESTIONS: tlevy@tampabay.rr.com. BRING: lawn chair & beverage. FREE Sunday Garden Lecture Series is Sponsored by StPete.LocallyGrown.Net

    “Real Life Workout: A Functional Fitness Demonstration” with Jeff & Emily Drews @ 3:15PM

    Jeff & Emily Drews believe that health and fitness shouldn’t cost a thing! During this “lecture”, they will demonstrate technique and provide a free workout from their Crossfit Fun Class program offered every Sunday morning at North Shore Park. Please come prepared to participate (it’s optional) and try some things out even if you don’t want to fully participate. As an added bonus, Personal Chef Emily is also a Paleo chef and will offer free nutritional advice. Did you know that nutrition is the most important part of any exercise routine? If you can’t make this demo/lecture, you can attend these classes FREE on Sunday mornings at the beach at North Shore Park at Beach Dr. and 10th Ave NE, just North of the pool at the chin up bar. Come on, just try it! LOCATION: Nathan’s Backyard Garden, 5305 20th St. N., St. Petersburg, Fl 33714 QUESTIONS:tlevy@tampabay.rr.com. BRING: lawn chair & beverage. FREE Sunday Garden Lecture Series is Sponsored by StPete.LocallyGrown.Net

    LAST CHANCE LAST CHANCE ==> URBAN YOGA RETREAT: A VACATION FOR YOUR SENSESEXCLUSIVE OFFER WITH A NOVEMBER 1ST DEADLINE
    Our “Hip” St. Pete Locally Grown Members will get a 24% discount on this upcoming Workshop. Join Rubén Vasquez and Missy Feathers for a memorable 5-hour “Urban Yoga Retreat: A Vacation for Your Senses” on Saturday, December 1, 2012, 2pm to 7pm. Normal price is $99, but as a St. Pete Locally Grown member you will pay just $75 if you sign up before November 1st! See details and link to sign-up from here. Be sure to use Promo Code: yogasave when you checkout. Space is limited so early sign-up is recommended!

    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!