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Milk


We have someone who is willing to pick up milk Friday. If you are interested please let us know via email or a a comment in your order. We will need to make sure we can order enough to cover their fuel expenses

Thank you,
Brady

Available for Friday January 18


I hope this finds you all doing ell.
It finds me in pain and discomfort. I am sure you all know by now about my accident.
Luckily I survived with just a broken leg and broken ribs to go along with the glass lodged in my hands, face and head. And lets no forget the muscle tares, strains and sever bruising. But Thank the lord and all who have been praying for me I am alive.

The market is open for the week. My sons have stepped up to the plate to make sure we are moving along. We will be tilling, hilling and planting soon so I will be calling on the promised help soon.

The veggies, cheese, mushrooms and more all look great this week. And yes all the orders we get along with any donations you may wish to make will be helping to keep us afloat. The first of the bills have hit and it looks ugly.

We have not had any takers on the milk run yet. I should be able to make a long trip, riding shotgun, in a few more weeks to train my nephew on where to go so keep an eye out.

I also add to the market this week our new Heritage Hog Reservations. This pork is different from any others you have tried. It is a much darker meat with tremendous flavor. This type of hog also finishes larger than our previous pigs.
They are MuleFoot – Red Waddle crosses.
I expect them to finish in late July or August. They are priced a bit higher than the last round but with rising feed cost, the extra expenses in labor, fuel and added boar and sow cost I see no other alternative.
I will say this though, the quality of the meat and the increased finishing size will keep the cost around $5.00 to $5.50 per lb.

Remember you have at least 21 meals to plan for this week, 28+ if you include your snacks. We hope some of your selections come from our efforts. We enjoy being your farmers.

Thank you for all your support. Please remember to have your orders placed by 8PM on Tuesday. We will see you on Friday between 5PM and 7PM at Copy Central (1264 Parker Road, Conyers) and don’t forget to share us with a friend.

Thank you,
Brady Bala
Market Manager

avaliable Friday 18th and


I hope this funds you all doing well. For those who were not at last weeks markets, my father Brady Bala was in a bad car accident(Tuesday 9th) and is in Grady Hospital. He has a broken femur-a high leg break on his left leg and 5 broken ribs on his right side with lots of cuts and bruises. He will be realeased from Grady some time this week we hope. Our farm products will be avaliable this week however, he will not be able to attend the markets for the next week or so. We will also not be able to get milk from Milky Way until my father can find a replacement to make the trip. If anyone would like to volonteer until he recovers that would be great. Double B Farm will also need some volonteer help around the farm for the next few months to get ready for spring while my father get’s better. This week we will have lots of great produce. The lettuce, carrots, collards, broccoli raab all look great. We have a few more honey bears avaliable. The mushrooms also look good this week along with the Jerusalem Artichoke. We are also excited about listing our half hogs again. We have 22 piglets and plan to make 10 avaliable in the program. The meat will be from heritage hogs as we have a mulefoot boar bread to our variety of sows. The meat will be darker than traditional pork with lots of great flavor. The half shares will be avaliable for 300 dollars each. The finished sizes will be larger than our previous shares since we are using a larger breed of pigs. Taylor Organic has lots of great produce avaliable this week to go along with some wonderfull flat creek cheese.

Remember you have at least 21 meals to plan for this week, 28+ if you include your snacks. We hope some of your selections come from our efforts. We enjoy being your farmers.

Thank you for all your support. Please remember to have your orders placed by 8PM on Tuesday. We will see you on Friday between 5PM and 7PM at Copy Central (1264 Parker Road, Conyers) and don’t forget to share us with a friend.

Thank you,
Bobby Bala (son of Brady Bala)

Available for Friday January 11


I hope this finds you all doing well.

The market is open and ready for your orders.

We have lots of goodies.

We have had a exciting week here on the farm. Two of our little piggies had babies.
They are not that small. The big one is over 300 the smaller on just under 200. We have one more who should drop her babies in just a few days. Once they are all here we will begin to make plans for our pig shares. I am not sure how many we will have available but I will let you know soon. We are also making plans for out heritage turkey order and even broilers.
As the details are available I will make them available.

Remember you have at least 21 meals to plan for this week, 28+ if you include your snacks. We hope some of your selections come from our efforts. We enjoy being your farmers.

Thank you for all your support. Please remember to have your orders placed by 8PM on Tuesday. We will see you on Friday between 5PM and 7PM at Copy Central (1264 Parker Road, Conyers) and don’t forget to share us with a friend.

Thank you,
Brady Bala
Market Manager

Available for Friday January 4


I hope everyone has had a Merry Christmas. I sure hope you also start off with a Very Happy New Year as well.

The market is open and the gardens are still growing. We have gotten plenty of moisture. We just need a bit more light. That is coming along but the cold weather is rearing it head. We will have plenty of veggies to go with a few mushrooms.

We plan to deliver a few pigs to the market soon so look for some new supplies.

We will be making our regular milk run up this week so make sure you order up.

Remember you have at least 21 meals to plan for this week, 28+ if you include your snacks. We hope some of your selections come from our efforts. We enjoy being your farmers.

Thank you for all your support. Please remember to have your orders placed by 8PM on Tuesday. We will see you on Friday between 5PM and 7PM at Copy Central (1264 Parker Road, Conyers) and don’t forget to share us with a friend.

Thank you,
Brady Bala
Market Manager

No turkeys


We were not able to work out the turkey deal. We did not have enough ordered to make it work out.
We will however try to make plans for some next season.

Turkeys available


I just got a call from a farmer in south GA that has some heritage turkeys available. He has them leftover from a contract that was canceled. He has 100+.
They are going to weigh in at 22lbs+.
They are currently live and will be processed to order.

To make it work we would need to order at least 30 or more.

He is offering a special price of $2.50 per lb. I would have to add a pick up fee since I will have to hire a driver to go get them. I am thinking about 7.50 to $10.00 per bird. That would make them about $65.00 each.

They are pasture raised and he also makes his own feed. They are not organic but he does not use growth hormones, antibiotics or artificial feeds.

If you are interested please let me know as soon as possible so we can try and put together a plan.

Thank you,
Brady

Available for Friday December 21


I hope this finds you all doing well.

This is going to be the last market of the year. We will take the week off between Christmas and New Years. So remember that when ordering.

We have lots of fine produce items available this week. Lots of greens, beets, carrots, cabbages, mushrooms and more. We also have a list of new cheeses from Flat Creek Lodge. They are making several fine varieties that will please your guest over the holidays. We will be making our regular milk run up this week so make sure you order up.

Remember you have at least 21 meals to plan for this week, 28+ if you include your snacks. We hope some of your selections come from our efforts. We enjoy being your farmers.

Thank you for all your support. Please remember to have your orders placed by 8PM on Tuesday. We will see you on Friday between 5PM and 7PM at Copy Central (1264 Parker Road, Conyers) and don’t forget to share us with a friend.

Thank you,
Brady Bala
Market Manager

Available for Friday December 14


I hope this finds you all doing well.

As we finish the year our gardens have never looked better.
The lettuce is outstanding. The Poc Choi are full, cabbages are bursting.
The beets, carrots, onions and tender greens have never been sweater.

The honey, mushrooms, Jerusalem artichoke, mustard, chard are fantastic.

Hopefully you will find a few things for you dinners this week.

Thank you for all your support. Please remember to have your orders placed by 8PM on Tuesday. We will see you on Friday between 5PM and 7PM at Copy Central (1264 Parker Road, Conyers) and don’t forget to share us with a friend.

Thank you,
Brady Bala
Market Manager

Available for Friday December 8


I hope this finds you all doing well.

We have lots of great veggies for you this week along with honey, mushrooms and pork.
We will also be making the trip up to get milk.
They have whole, reduce, cream and butter milk. Just put your needs into the comments section of your order.

Remember you have at least 21 meals to plan for this week, 28+ if you include your snacks. We hope some of your selections come from our efforts. We enjoy being your farmers.

Thank you for all your support. Please remember to have your orders placed by 8PM on Tuesday. We will see you on Friday between 5PM and 7PM at Copy Central (1264 Parker Road, Conyers) and don’t forget to share us with a friend.

Thank you,
Brady Bala
Market Manager