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THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN


DEMONSTRATION OPEN HOUSE & HOLIDAY FARM SHOPPING: SAT, DEC 7
White Hills Farm is Dearing, GA, will host a demonstration open house with demos in felting, natural dye and herbal blends, along with locally grown farm goods for sale. Enjoy the farm’s “Wild and Native” holiday theme. Free entry. Time: 3pm-8:30pm. Address: 1419 Fort Creek Road, Dearing, GA.

MUSHROOM CLASS: SAT, DEC 7
Learn a simple and inexpensive way to grow oyster mushrooms in your home using wheat straw. This workshop will include a lecture, urban farm tour, gourmet tasting, and a hands-on activity where you will make your own oyster mushroom growing kit. Space is limited and tickets are available through Augusta Locally Grown On-Line.

NUTCRACKING CHRISTMAS FUNDRAISER FOR THE VEGGIE TRUCK MARKET: FRI, DEC 13
Got pecans? We’d sure appreciate them! Our wonderful high school interns (past and present) will crack and shell pecans all night on Dec 13 as a fundraiser for the Veggie Truck Market’s SNAP doubling program. We’re calling it “Kim’s Nutcracking Christmas Party,” and yes, there will be a little fun involved, too. Please consider bringing us a bag of fresh, uncracked pecans to the Tuesday market this week or next in support of this effort!

CYBER MONDAY SPECIALS NEXT WEEK:
Look for holiday farm specials next week through our on-line market.

THE WEST END HOLIDAY MARKET IS OPENING IN HARRISBURG: NOV 29-DEC 24
Two farmers (Hard Earth Farm & Hexemaus Farm) are teaming up to host a daily “Holiday Market” in a storefront located at 1808 Broad Street, Augusta.

Hours:
Monday-Friday, 7am-6pm.
Saturday, 7am-4pm.
Sunday, 1pm-4pm.

Baked goods, soaps, woven items and a variety of locally-grown holiday gift items will be for sale. Come out and support this new venture. The farmers are using this opportunity to test the waters for starting a possible permanent location where seasonal foods and other locally grown items are available on a daily basis.

GIVE THE GIFT OF BENDERDINKER:
What do you give the person who has everything? Give him or her the gift of Benderdinker!!! On-line enrollment for our popular April 26th event will open soon! And wrap that gift in a Benderdinker tree ornament while you’re at it! Available through our on-line market soon.

See you all at the market on Tuesday.
Cheers!
Kim