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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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BANJO-B-QUEMAY 23, 24
If you find yourself at the Banjo-B-Que this weekend, in Evans, come visit the “Shadow BBQ” team! Local foods advocate Patrick Sutter and his buddies are competing in the “Backyard Category” of this nationally recognized grilling contest. Their angle? Local meats from local farmers!! Volunteer local food ambassadors will be there to help promote the movement to the 7000 folks expected to attend! Hugs to Amy Sutter, our awesome ALG board member, for keeping the team fed, loved and happy. GO SHADOW BBQ!!!!

RAISED BED GARDENING WORKSHOPMAY 25:
There’s still time to sign up for the Raised Bed Gardening Workshop 101 on Sunday, May 25, at 3pm, at Legacy Gardens in Evans. Cost is $20 and includes a garden salad meal afterwards. Contact David directly by texting 706-877-0935.

FOOD JUSTICE TALK AT THE AIKEN UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCHJUNE 1
Come join ALG for a talk on food justice as we work together to envision a more vibrant local foods movement throughout the CSRA.

PICKIN’ PARTY AT HEXEMAUS FARMJUNE 1
This is a “sold-out” event! We’re expecting 40+ volunteer berry pickers! Registrants will receive a confirmation email with the details soon!

SUMMER TOMATO SANDWICH CONTESTJULY 17
Calling all local chefs and would-be chefs!!!!!! ALG will host a “Summer Tomato Sandwich Contest” at the Evans Towne Farmers Market on Thursday, July 17. Heirloom tomatoes will be provided by the Urban Ag R&D project in Appling. Contestants provide the fixings! Judges are being lined-up, sponsors sought and trophies ordered. Contact kim@augustalocallygrown.org if you’re ready to show this town what you can do with a tomato sandwich.

See you all at the markets on Tuesday and Thursday!
Kim