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The Market is Open!


The Market is now OPEN until Monday at noon!! Click here to order now!

Hello everyone! Welcome to Gwinnett Locally Grown! We have been absent for a little while, but now we are back and very excited to be able to provide you with some delicious and locally grown food.

Allow me to introduce myself, my name is Luisa Martinez and I am the new market manager here at GLG. I am a new Georgia resident, I moved here from New Jersey about 8 months ago. I came across the Rancho Alegre Farm website way before I even moved to Gwinnett, while researching the area and hoping to find a farmer's market near my soon to be neighborhood. Fast forwad to now, not only did a find a market but I am now also the manager! This is quite a change for me, and I am very excited to be able to share my passion for good food via this platform with you all.

Eating local means eating seasonal, and eating seasonal is great for a few reasons. First, it is cheaper to buy foods that are in season, they will also taste better and will be more nutrient dense.

Please browse through the market, see the great variety of fruits and vegetables being offered this week!

ALSO AVAILABLE

  • Raw Cow's Milk
  • Raw Goat Milk
  • Pastured, free range chicken eggs
  • Pastured, free range duck eggs
  • Grass fed beef
  • Bacon and other cuts of pork
  • Pastured, free range chicken
  • Local honey 

AND MUCH MORE! Hurry, some of these items have limitted quantities available! ORDER NOW!

There's always something fun and interesting going on at the farm, and the best way to stay informed is through our newsletter. You can sign up to receive them here 

 

Please feel free to contact me with any questions or comments, as well as any feedback on how we can better serve you. I am available Monday-Thursday 11am-4pm. grow@ranchoalegrefarm.com 

The Market is open Thursday at 9am – Monday at noon.
After Monday at noon, ordering is disabled until Thursday morning.
Pick up your order Tuesday from 4-7pm only at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market?
Learn about how it works here.

 
 
STAY TUNED FOR NEWS ON FUTURE WORKSHOPS AND CLASSES TO BE HOSTED AT RANCHO ALEGRE FARM
 

 

 

Happy Mother's Day


HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!

I just wanted to take a moment and celebrate all of our mothers and moms-to-be here at GLG. We hope you are being pampered, catered to, and loved just a little more than usual.

 

And don't forget! THE MARKET CLOSES TOMORROW AT 12PM. So hurry and place your orders NOW!

 

 

In love and health,

Luisa

The Market is OPEN for orders!


The market opened this morning at 9am.
Click here to order now!

The Market is open Thursday at 9am – Monday at noon.
After Monday at noon, ordering is disabled until Thursday morning.
Pick up your order Tuesday from 4-7pm only at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market?
Learn about how it works here.

Interested in learning about natural solutions for health and wellness?
Come and learn at one of our classes!

Essential Oils for New Users!
Thurs, December 17th at 7pm
New to essential oils? Join us as we talk about how essential oils can help you take control of your health!

Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living!
Tues, December 22nd at 7pm
Come and learn how essential oils provide healthy, natural solutions
in your everyday living!

All classes are hosted at Rancho Alegre Farm

Milk and eggs and chicken, oh my!


The market closes at noon tomorrow! Get your orders in now! Don’t forget our boneless skinless chicken breasts! Mmmmm!! Click here to order now!

The Market is open Thursday at 9am – Monday at noon.
After Monday at noon, ordering is disabled until Thursday morning.
Pick up your order Tuesday from 4-7pm only at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market?
Learn about how it works here.

Interested in learning about natural solutions for health and wellness?
Come and learn at one of our classes!

Bring a friend and receive a free essential oil!

DIY Holiday Gift Making with Essential Oils!
Thurs, December 3rd at 7pm
Come and learn how to make easy and wonderful gifts with essential oils!
Bring a couple small jars to take home samples!

Essential Emotions and Essential Oils!
Tues, December 8th at 7pm
Learn how essential oils can be an important tool to manage mood and emotions naturally!

Essential Oils for New Users!
Thurs, December 17th at 7pm
New to essential oils? Join us as we talk about how essential oils can help you take control of your health!

Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living!
Tues, December 22nd at 7pm
Come and learn how essential oils provide healthy, natural solutions
in your everyday living!

All classes are hosted at Rancho Alegre Farm

Hurry, the market is open!


The market opened this morning at 9am.
Click here to order now!

Warm up with some fresh coffee from the market!

JavaGenesis Coffee Roasting is a small batch craft roaster of specialty coffee. bags of whole bean and ground coffee. We source our coffee from the major growing regions around the world. All of our coffee will be roasted within 24-48 hours of the market to ensure our product is at peak freshness when it is delivered to you. Choose the 2 ounce sample size or a full pound bag and ‘Discover the Fresh Roast Difference’.

In addition to producing awesome coffee, promoting responsible environmental and/or social stewardship is important to us. Because Georgia does not have the climate needed to grow coffee, we use 3 importers to source our green coffee. We select coffee from our importers that have been farmed using sustainable practices and when possible we buy shade grown and/or fair trade organic coffees. We roast on a Diedrich IR2.5 roaster which uses infrared burners, not open flame, atmospheric burners. IR burners produce substantially lower emissions than atmospheric burners. We are proud to roast our coffee on a ‘greener’ roaster. In addition we give all of our organic waste material (coffee chaff, coffee grounds, etc) to a local gardener to use in her garden.

The Market is open Thursday at 9am – Monday at noon.
After Monday at noon, ordering is disabled until Thursday morning.
Pick up your order Tuesday from 4-7pm only at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market?
Learn about how it works here.

Interested in learning about natural solutions for health and wellness?
Come and learn at one of our classes!

Bring a friend and receive a free essential oil!

DIY Holiday Gift Making with Essential Oils!
Thurs, December 3rd at 7pm
Come and learn how to make easy and wonderful gifts with essential oils!
Bring a couple small jars to take home samples!

Essential Emotions and Essential Oils!
Tues, December 8th at 7pm
Learn how essential oils can be an important tool to manage mood and emotions naturally!

Essential Oils for New Users!
Thurs, December 17th at 7pm
New to essential oils? Join us as we talk about how essential oils can help you take control of your health!

Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living!
Tues, December 22nd at 7pm
Come and learn how essential oils provide healthy, natural solutions
in your everyday living!

All classes are hosted at Rancho Alegre Farm

Market closes in a few hours!


If you’re back in town, why not order from the market? It’s so easy! Have a nice week!

The market closes at noon today! Click here to order now!

The Market is open Thursday at 9am – Monday at noon.
After Monday at noon, ordering is disabled until Thursday morning.
Pick up your order Tuesday from 4-7pm only at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market?
Learn about how it works here.

Interested in learning about natural solutions for health and wellness?
Come and learn at one of our classes!

Bring a friend and receive a free essential oil!

DIY Holiday Gift Making with Essential Oils!
Thurs, December 3rd at 7pm
Come and learn how to make easy and wonderful gifts with essential oils!
Bring a couple small jars to take home samples!

Essential Emotions and Essential Oils!
Tues, December 8th at 7pm
Learn how essential oils can be an important tool to manage mood and emotions naturally!

Essential Oils for New Users!
Thurs, December 17th at 7pm
New to essential oils? Join us as we talk about how essential oils can help you take control of your health!

Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living!
Tues, December 22nd at 7pm
Come and learn how essential oils provide healthy, natural solutions
in your everyday living!

All classes are hosted at Rancho Alegre Farm

Market is OPEN! Happy Thanksgiving!


The market opened this morning at 9am.
Click here to order now!

Greetings from Fort Walton Beach, FL! I am here visiting my mom; she moved here a couple months ago! The weather is beautiful and I’ve enjoyed this time with my family. Looking forward to this weekend here at the beach! The market is still open this week and I’ll be back to set up shop on Monday! Thank you for your patronage and for supporting our local growers! I hope you are all enjoying a safe and relaxing holiday.

See you soon,
Amanda
Market Manager

The Market is open Thursday at 9am – Monday at noon.
After Monday at noon, ordering is disabled until Thursday morning.
Pick up your order Tuesday from 4-7pm only at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market?
Learn about how it works here.

Interested in learning about natural solutions for health and wellness?
Come and learn at one of our classes!

Bring a friend and receive a free essential oil!

DIY Holiday Gift Making with Essential Oils!
Thurs, December 3rd at 7pm
Come and learn how to make easy and wonderful gifts with essential oils!
Bring a couple small jars to take home samples!

Essential Emotions and Essential Oils!
Tues, December 8th at 7pm
Learn how essential oils can be an important tool to manage mood and emotions naturally!

Essential Oils for New Users!
Thurs, December 17th at 7pm
New to essential oils? Join us as we talk about how essential oils can help you take control of your health!

Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living!
Tues, December 22nd at 7pm
Come and learn how essential oils provide healthy, natural solutions
in your everyday living!

All classes are hosted at Rancho Alegre Farm

Market Reminder


The market closes at noon today! Click here to order now! I hope you all have an amazing Thanksgiving!! <3 Amanda

The Market is open Thursday at 9am – Monday at noon.
After Monday at noon, ordering is disabled until Thursday morning.
Pick up your order Tuesday from 4-7pm only at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market?
Learn about how it works here.

Interested in learning about natural solutions for health and wellness?
Come and learn at one of our classes!

Bring a friend and receive a free essential oil!

DIY Holiday Gift Making with Essential Oils!
Thurs, December 3rd at 7pm
Come and learn how to make easy and wonderful gifts with essential oils!
Bring a couple small jars to take home samples!

Essential Emotions and Essential Oils!
Tues, December 8th at 7pm
Learn how essential oils can be an important tool to manage mood and emotions naturally!

Essential Oils for New Users!
Thurs, December 17th at 7pm
New to essential oils? Join us as we talk about how essential oils can help you take control of your health!

Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living!
Tues, December 22nd at 7pm
Come and learn how essential oils provide healthy, natural solutions
in your everyday living!

All classes are hosted at Rancho Alegre Farm

The Market is OPEN for orders!


The market is now OPEN for orders!
Click here to order now!

Hey y’all,
The market is open! I can’t wait to see your orders! Please remember that the market runs as usual during the holiday season. We are ready for your Thanksgiving orders!
Just a heads up, I know y’all have been craving some chicken; Back in Time Farm is taking their chickens to be processed on December 1st and we will HAVE CHICKEN ON THE MARKET again! Thank you for your patience.
See you soon,
Amanda
Market Manager

About Back in Time Farm
“We are a small 14 acre family farm located just down the street in Statham, GA. We specialize in non-gmo, non-soy, pastured poultry & eggs. We also grow many types of small fruits and vegetables with non-certified organic methods. Featured is the ‘Back in Time bird’ raised the old fashioned way.”

The Market is open Thursday at 9am – Monday at noon.
After Monday at noon, ordering is disabled until Thursday morning.
Pick up your order Tuesday from 4-7pm only at Rancho Alegre Farm at 2225 Givens Road, Dacula, GA 30019. New to The Market?
Learn about how it works here.

Interested in learning about natural solutions for health and wellness?
Come and learn at one of our classes!

Bring a friend and receive a free essential oil!

DIY Holiday Gift Making with Essential Oils!
Thurs, December 3rd at 7pm
Come and learn how to make easy and wonderful gifts with essential oils!
Bring a couple small jars to take home samples!

Essential Emotions and Essential Oils!
Tues, December 8th at 7pm
Learn how essential oils can be an important tool to manage mood and emotions naturally!

Essential Oils for New Users!
Thurs, December 17th at 7pm
New to essential oils? Join us as we talk about how essential oils can help you take control of your health!

Natural Solutions for Healthy, Empowered Living!
Tues, December 22nd at 7pm
Come and learn how essential oils provide healthy, natural solutions
in your everyday living!

All classes are hosted at Rancho Alegre Farm

What are you waiting for?


Quick! Order before the market closes!! Market’s open until Monday at noon! Click here to order now!
Don’t forget to follow us on facebook and on instagram @gwinnettlocallygrown for discount codes and promotions!

Upcoming Workshops

These are the upcoming workshops hosted at Rancho Alegre Farm:

Healthy Eating for a New You – Thursday, November 19 at 7 PM – 9 PM- Cost: $15 – Enjoy a delicious meal with Kelia Bortini and her husband. They will show you how he achieved a 90 pound weight loss that he has sustained for 3 years now. They turned to whole foods and a new way of eating.

Hope to see you there!!

Visit ranchoalegrefarm.com for more information and as always, contact me for any questions or for more information!

See you Tuesday,
Amanda
-Market Manager