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Tickets for Augusta Boucherie are on sale now! Visit www.augustaboucherie.com to get your ticket.

The Butchery – or “Boucherie” in French – is an age-old tradition. Friends, neighbors and family members gather to help butcher livestock and preserve meat in the fall, assuring that all parts of the animals are used for sustenance.

This will be a not to be missed event!



 
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THE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN


FEATURED FARMER THIS WEEK: TWISTED FENCE RANCE
Twisted Fence Ranch will set up a booth at our AJCC market this Tuesday to show off their new, locally-grown alpaca wool products. Enjoy the incredible artistry of their felted Valentine postcards, all-natural doggy chew toys, woven rugs and fuzzy head bands. And come meet these wonderful farmers/artists.

EVANS TOWNE FARMERS MARKETSTARTS MARCH 7:
Visit our “Evans Towne Farmers Market” facebook page. Lots of excitement there about our upcoming traditional market, starting March 7, on Thursday evenings. Your “like” is appreciated and helpful!

CROP MOB AT EAST GEORGIA PRODUCEMARCH 9:
Big thanks to customer Aleshia Tucker for volunteering to help coordinate the first-ever “Crop Mob Augusta” at East Georgia Produce on March 9! The farm is is in Bartow, GA. Farmer Matt tells us that we’ll be “doing a lot of planting.” The work starts at 12:30pm and goes til 5pm. In exchange for your sweat and time, East Georgia Produce and Augusta Locally Grown will provide a picnic farm dinner from 5:30pm-7pm. To sign up, email kim@augustalocallygrown.org. Or text Aleshia at 706-855-1901.

BENDERDINKER TIMEAPRIL 27:
Save the date! This year’s theme is “A Concert on the River” and it truly is a one-of-a kind event! The Benderdinker starts with a two-hour kayak/canoe loop on Betty’s Branch and the Savannah River in Evans. During the paddle, you will be fed healthy treats made with local ingredients and pass by six local bands playing from pontoon boats, including the ever-popular Mason Jars! The second half of the event is a festival complete with the tastiest, locally-grown picnic foods EVER. Chef Charleen and Chef Edward have already signed on! Visit www.benderdinker.com to register! This year, every paddler will get a much-coveted event tshirt with their registration.

SEE Y’ALL AT THE MARKET ON TUESDAY.
- Kim