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THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN


TUES, OCT 8
DOLLAR GRASS-FED BURGER MONTH
AT THE VEGGIE TRUCK MARKET
Come out to the Veggie Truck Farmers Market in Harrisburg on any Tuesday in October and enjoy a $1 grass-fed burger, provided by Tink’s Grass-Fed Beef of Washington, GA. Top it with grilled onions, peppers and even eggplant. The Veggie Truck Farmers Market is located at the St. Luke UMC Church at 309 Crawford Avenue in Augusta. We double the value of SNAP/food stamps for purchases made from local farmers. 4:30pm-7pm.

SAT, SUN, OCT 19-20:
GREEN & GOURMET EXPO.
Augusta Locally Grown will host an extensive local foods education display and children’s activities at the Gateway Center’s first annual “Green & Gourmet” Expo in Grovetown, Oct 19-20. Beasley Broadcasting is the host; admission is free.

We’re gonna need LOTS of volunteers. If you can help cover one or more 3-hour shift, please email kim@augustalocallygrown.org. This is great away for high school students to get in their service hours.
Shifts include:
•Sat, Oct 19, 8am-11am
•Sat, Oct 19, 11am-2pm
•Sat, Oct 19, 2pm-5pm
•Sat, Oct 19, 5pm-8pm
•Sun, Oct 20, 10am-1pm
•Sun, Oct 20, 1pm-4pm

SAT, OCT 19:
HOBBY FARMERS CORNER
AT THE COLUMBUS DAY CELEBRATIONS IN COLUMBIA COUNTY
This is our second annual Hobby Farmer Corner, promoting the skills of growing your own food. Located at the Lady Antebellum Towne Park in Evans, this event is hosted in partnership with the new Savannah River Grange organization. Admission is free.

THUR, OCT 24:
EVANS TOWNE FARMERS MARKET.
Closing day celebrations and activities. Come meet and support your local farmers!

SAT, NOV 9:
CROP MOB AUGUSTA at EAST GEORGIA PRODUCE
We’ll be planting thousands of onions and putting up a greenhouse at East Georgia Produce in Bartow, GA. Volunteers work all day; enjoy a fabulous farm meal afterwards. Confirm your participation and order your free meal ticket at ALG On-Line.

SUN, NOV 10:
URBAN GARDENING EDUCATION TOUR & PICNIC AT LEGACY GARDENS IN EVANS
Come learn about sustainable vegetable gardening in one of Columbia County’s most impressive urban gardens. Father and son team, Steve and David Gianino, will share their years of wisdom and formal training in growing organic vegetables and fruits in their modestly sized backyard. Your $10 ticket includes a deeply informative tour and a light meal of soup, bread and salad, right from the garden. Space is limited; only a few tickets left!

SUN. NOV 10
HOLIDAY SPIRITS WORKSHOP AND ROADTRIP! Join us for a holiday spirit making workshop at the Homestead in Atlanta. A minimum of four participants will ensure a fun roadtrip! Cost is $55. Text Kim if you’re interested: 706-288-7895.

TUE, NOV 19:
VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET.
Closing day celebration and activities.

TUE, NOV 26:
THE LOCALLY GROWN GIFT BAZAAR
These festive, pop-up bazaars will begin at our on-line market pick-up locations and continue through the holidays.

SEE Y’ALL AT THE MARKETS ON TUESDAY AND/OR THURSDAY.
Kim