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THREE FARM TOUR 2018 – TICKETS NOW ON SALE!

Our most popular twice-annual event will be held this fall on Sunday, Oct 14:

- visit Windmill Farm in Williston, SC, for soup and salad;

- meet the folks at Seeds Cafe, Farm and Market, also in Williston, SC, to share an entree created by owner/chef LaRahna;

- finish up the evening at Herb N Berries in Montmorenci, SC, with a blueberry-inspired dessert by Chef Charleen.

You provide your own transportation and a folding chair. We provide the rest. Tickets on sale ($25/each) via this website. What a great way to meet local farmers and chefs!!

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VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND:
Text Kim if you can commit! 706-288-7895

FRUIT & VEGETABLE PRESCRIPTION PROGRAM DATA MANAGER – We seek an organized, upbeat adult volunteer to coordinate our FVRX data during clinic visits for our 40 participants. This commitment is every Tuesday, 4:45-7p at Harrisburg Family Healthcare in Augusta. May-Oct. Play a crucial part of the 4th year of this uniquely effective healthcare intervention that also supports local farmers!! You’ll be working with a wonderful team of volunteer clinicians and medical students. Located at 243 Crawford Ave, Augusta.

ICEBOX URBAN FARM TEACHING GARDEN SUPPORT – We seek an outdoor-hardy adult volunteer with gardening experience this summer to help keep our teaching gardens at Icebox Urban Farm watered, mulched and loved. Ideally you’d work with us on Monday morning and or Wednesday evenings but if weekends are better for you, we’re flexible! Located at 1736 Fenwick Street, Augusta.

VOLUNTEER MANAGER – We seek an organized people person who can help coordinate our volunteer work days this summer. You can do the organizing from home; we also ask that you commit to help with one Sat morning event each month. Your role would be to recruit other volunteers, create and manage a volunteer tracking system and keep everyone in the loop!

Yes! We are building a better local food system ! Together!

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Springtime eating is glorious in Georgia as a hardy weave of cold-weather and warm-weather crops grace our tables. See you at the markets!

For more info on our springtime activities visit augustalocallygrown.org.

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There are still a few tickets left for our Three Farm Tour on Sunday, April 22! Chef Charleen has announced the menu!

FIRST COURSE!
Spinach soup with poached eggs and cheese at Radiant Acres Farm in Waynesboro.

SECOND COURSE:
Salad with andouille sausage croutons and loads of other fixings at Fisheads in Sardis.

THIRD COURSE:
Madelines with peach ice cream at Newton Family Farm in Millen.

Order today!

Cheers!
Kim

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Yoga anyone? Yep! Local farms are adding health & wellness experiences to the mix by partnering with experienced instructors:

YoBAA for the Stiff Skeptic
(yoga + baby lambs)
Location; Jessye Norman School of Arts, Augusta
Farmer: Susannah of BellaLuna Sheep & Wool
Date: April 21
Tickets: available through Jessye Norman
Website: jessyenormanschool.org

Full Day Yoga Retreat
(yoga + lavender farm)
Location: White Hills Farm, Dearing
Farmer: Amy & Patrick Sutter
Date: May 19
Tickets: available through ALG Online Market
Website: whitehillsfarm.us

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There may be no better way to celebrate Augusta’s week of international acclaim than to share beautifully-grown, thoughtfully-made local products with your visitors. Happy Spring Break Augusta!

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Tickets are now available for our popular Three Farm Tour, held this spring on April 22. Come meet the farmers at Radiant Acre Farm in Waynesboro, Fisheads in Sardis, and Newton Farm in Millen. Enjoy a three-course, farm-fresh meal along the way, lovingly prepared by Chef Charleen. Get your tickets soon … they sell out fast!

For more information about our other local food program, visit our other website at augustalocallygrown.org.

Cheers!
Kim

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CELEBRATE THE GREEN THIS WEEKEND! Mid March is the perfect time of year – as fresh, spring produce starts becoming more bountiful – to introduce a friend or neighbor to Augusta’s only all-local, pre-order farmers market. Bonus: when you refer a new customer, you both receive $5 off your next order. Happy shopping and, as always, thank you for supporting local farmers.

Cheers!
Kim

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Got greens?! Our farmers sure do!! ‘Tis the season to load up on that dark leafy goodness. And thank you for supporting the good-food movement throughout the CSRA.

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Oh beautiful March day, what a temptress you are! How are we supposed to get our indoor work done? Here’s hoping that our farmers enjoy this seasonal gift … and that you, their supportive customers, get some outdoor time too.

Happy Local Foods Shopping!
- Kim

For more information about our educational and outreach programs, visit augustalocallygrown.org. We’re also on Facebook and Instagram, thanks to our awesome social media volunteers Eileen and Lauren!

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Please join us in welcoming a new baker to our market. Sweets By My Gal specializes in wholegrain, low-sugar breads which include locally-grown ingredients.

Thank you all for supporting Augusta’s local foods system with every single purchase you make.

Cheers!
Kim