Happy Mothers Day!

Hello Farm Friends,

It is our sincere hope that each of you are safe after this past weekend's horrible rain and flooding. I know it is going to take a long time before many of our everyday surroundings are put back to normal. Many fellow farmers have suffered much damage to their farms, homes and some their entire crop planting. Many of our customer's homes were damaged, but thankfully I think everyone is safe. Please know our thoughts and prayers for recovery are with you all.

Here at Rocky Glade Farm we received about 10 inches of rain. Some of our fields were covered in water for a while, but it was mostly ponding water instead of fast moving rapids. We had some fence damage and will lose some crops, but compared to others we are so very blessed. Thanks for all of your emails and concern.

Happy Mother's Day to all the hard working moms out there. Recently a group of ladies and I were trying to plan a get together for a friend who is moving. We all agreed we could make it on Sunday May 9th, none of us realized it was Mother's Day. I guess that pretty much sums up Motherhood. Rarely do you think of yourself first. I hope Sunday is a sweet day for all you moms out there, may you truly feel loved and special!

This is our first year to try strawberries and so far so good. The berries inside our hoophouses are really in peak performance right now. Strawberries are available on the farm on Tuesday afternoons from 3-6, through Stones River Market, and on Saturday at the Franklin Farmers Market from 8-1. We offer the berries in pints for 3.00 and quarts for 5.00. Our variety is Chandler, a super tasty fresh market berry. This berry is a great for fresh eating, freezing, cooking or canning, but be sure to use them fast as Chandlers do not hold very well for more than 2-3 days.

Stones River Market, Murfreesboro fresh food option
We are proud to be members of the Stones River Market, a member of locallygrown.net. This is a great advancement for farmers allowing customers to become members of an "online" market, choosing products from many area farmers, but picking up their orders in one location, with one bill and your food all ready to go! Please visit . Stones River Market Locally Grown to see this week's list of available items. Orders can be placed Sunday-Tuesday (you get an email telling you the market is open after you sign up!) Delivery in Murfreesboro is in the downtown area around Cannonsburg/Hoopers Supply. For more information please visit the website and contact the market manager!

Tuesday Night On-Farm Market
The ONLINE FARM MARKET will be OPEN this week. We are currently taking orders now until Monday pm for pickup on TUESDAY May 11th from 3-6 pm. YES Tuesday! To place an order please visit Rocky Glade Online Market This week we have strawberries, lettuces and a few more spring items!

Franklin Farmers Market
The Franklin Farmers Market is open for the SUMMER season. Hours of operation are 8-1 each Saturday.

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Have a great week!


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