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LOVE TO OUR FARMERS
Sending love to our farmers this weekend as they weather this tropical storm. We hope it brings the rains they need without damaging the fruits of their tireless labor. Y’all are truly the heroes of our community, patiently working with whatever the heavens bring.

ANNOUNCEMENTS ====

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
We’re putting together a strapping team of volunteers for our Harvest Bytes event on October 28-29 at the Clubhou.se! Cook, serve or set up! Be a part of the get-er-done crowd, and have fun doing it! Text Kim at 706-288-7895

LOCAL FOOD EVENTS CALENDAR ====

TUES, SEPT 13 – VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

TUE, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE SUBURBAN GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, SEPT 22 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA. Contact CarlaTrenaWalker@gmail.com to get the RSVP link.

FRI, SEPT 23 – WINTER GARDEN PLANTING AT THE CLUBHOUSE.SE GARDENS
Come help us out in our fall crops and learn what the upcoming “incubator kitchen and gardens” is all about! Friday, Sept 23, 9a-11a, 540 Telfair St, Augusta. RSVP Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT, SEPT 24 – WHOLE FOODS BIRTHDAY BASH
Join us and others to celebrate Whole Foods’ 2nd Birthday at their store in Augusta. Kids activities from 12noon-4pm; more adult activities from 4pm-8pm. Come learn about getting involved in our Food & Tech Hackathon too!

SUN, SEPT 25 — THREE FARM TOUR & PROGRESSIVE FARM DINNER
We’re very excited to announce another “Three Farm Tour & Progressive Farm Dinner!” This time we’re focusing on the Aiken area. Meet the good folks at Pascalina Farm for soup and salad; Happy Earth Farm for meat stew; and Trail Ridge Goat Dairy for dessert. Tickets are on sale now through our on-line market! $20 each. 1p-5:30p. A limited 25 tickets will be available. Buy now! This is a very popular event.

FRI, SEPT 30 – WINTER PLANTING AND HERB TASTING AT THE DPH! More details soon!

SAT, OCT 1 – MICROBIAL MAKEOVER WITH ICEBOX FARM
Icebox Farm has just announced a fascinating, full-day workshop called “Microbial Makeover,” held at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Evans. In this hands-on workshop, you and your friends will find out what microbiota and microbiomes are, where they come from, and how we interact with them in ways that affect our health. Expert facilitators are Dr. Steve Fountain, MD, PhD, and Tasha Alison, of Icebox Farm. Visit the event’s new website at microbialmakeover.com. to register. Space is limit, includes an amazing meal, and will sell out fast!

WED, OCT 5 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE WESTLAKE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

FRI, SAT, OCT 7-8 – PLANT SALE AT SOUTHERN NATIVE PLANTINGS!
Get great deals on your fruit trees and other edibles for fall planting. Juicy details coming soon.

TUE, OCT 11 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HILLSIDE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

SAT, OCT 15 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Start the night with a Socratic-style cocktail hour, following by “Hacking the Microbiome” with speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack-A-Thon the night before, sponsored by Whole Foods Market! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it. Proceeds from this event will fund an “Incubator Kitchen” at the Clubhou.se to support start-up and pop-up chefs in Augusta. Tickets are on sale now at www.harvestbytes.org.

TUE, NOV 8 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HIGH GROVE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, NOV 10 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

SUN, NOV 20 – BRUNCH ON BROAD WITH GROW HARRISBURG … More details soon!

TBASIBLEY SOILWORKS!
An all-new project of G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!

HOW YOU CAN HELP ====

MATCHING CORPORATE GIFTS!
Augusta Locally Grown is blessed to be the recent beneficiary of two sets of matching corporate gifts: one from Merck and one from the Augusta National Golf Club. Does your company match employee gifts or volunteer hours? If so, please consider choosing ALG as your beneficiary. There are so many ways to contribute to a more healthy and vibrant local food system!

DIG IN TO HELP, AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN
People often ask how they can help support our efforts. Here’s a healthy menu of opportunities!

DIMES FOR DIRT
Turn your spare change into soil for our Hundreds in Harrisburg project. We’ll be installing 50 more raised beds at individual homes throughout this neighborhood. Collection jars are located at both ALG Market pick-up locations, The Veggie Truck Farmers Market, Southern Made, Grovetown Feed and Seed, Bricko Farms and Humanitree House.

ALG FACEBOOK BUTTON
We now have a donation button on our Facebook page!

AMAZON SMILE
A portion of your Amazon purchases can benefit ALG’s educational programs when you sign-in through www.smile.amazon.com and select us as your beneficiary.

DIRTY TO DELICIOUS FUND-DRIVE:
This on-line fund-drive benefits all of ALG’s educational programs through the CSRA. From elementary school visits to our post-graduate internships, your donation supports a better understanding the power of local, healthy, wholesome food for our community. Visit https://fundrazr.com/219NRc.

Cheers!
Kim

THE ON-LINE MARKE IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN


LOVE TO OUR FARMERS
Sending love to our farmers this weekend as they weather this tropical storm. We hope it brings the rains they need without damaging the fruits of their tireless labor. Y’all are truly the heroes of our community, patiently working with whatever the heavens bring.

ANNOUNCEMENTS ====

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
We’re putting together a strapping team of volunteers for our Harvest Bytes event on October 28-29 at the Clubhou.se! Cook, serve or set up! Be a part of the get-er-done crowd, and have fun doing it! Text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SIBLEY SOILWORKS
Next steps for the Sibley Soilworks community composting project: we’re looking for a general contractor to volunteer his/her time to advise on a simple structure. Can you help GROW Harrisburg? Email david@hobbyfarmers.org.

LOCAL FOOD EVENTS CALENDAR ====

TUES, SEPT 6 – VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

TUE, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE SUBURBAN GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, SEPT 22 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA. Contact CarlaTrenaWalker@gmail.com to get the RSVP link.

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT, SEPT 24 – WHOLE FOODS BIRTHDAY BASH
Join us and others to celebrate Whole Foods’ 2nd Birthday at their store in Augusta. Kids activities from 12noon-4pm; more adult activities from 4pm-8pm. Come learn about getting involved in our Food & Tech Hackathon too!

SUN, SEPT 25 — THREE FARM TOUR & PROGRESSIVE FARM DINNER
We’re very excited to announce another “Three Farm Tour & Progressive Farm Dinner!” This time we’re focusing on the Aiken area. Meet the good folks at Pascalina Farm for soup and salad; Happy Earth Farm for meat stew; and Trail Ridge Goat Dairy for dessert. Tickets are on sale now through our on-line market! $20 each. 1p-5:30p. A limited 25 tickets will be available. Buy now! This is a very popular event.

SAT, OCT 1 – MICROBIAL MAKEOVER WITH ICEBOX FARM
Icebox Farm has just announced a fascinating, full-day workshop called “Microbial Makeover,” held at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Evans. In this hands-on workshop, you and your friends will find out what microbiota and microbiomes are, where they come from, and how we interact with them in ways that affect our health. Expert facilitators are Dr. Steve Fountain, MD, PhD, and Tasha Alison, of Icebox Farm. Visit the event’s new website at microbialmakeover.com. to register. Space is limit, includes an amazing meal, and will sell out fast!

WED, OCT 5 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE WESTLAKE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

FRI, SAT, OCT 7-8 – PLANT SALE AT SOUTHERN NATIVE PLANTINGS!
Get great deals on your fruit trees and other edibles for fall planting. Juicy details coming soon.

TUE, OCT 11 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HILLSIDE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

SAT, OCT 15 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Start the night with a Socratic-style cocktail hour, following by “Hacking the Microbiome” with speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack-A-Thon the night before, sponsored by Whole Foods Market! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it. Proceeds from this event will fund an “Incubator Kitchen” at the Clubhou.se to support start-up and pop-up chefs in Augusta. Tickets are on sale now at www.harvestbytes.org.

TUE, NOV 8 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HIGH GROVE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, NOV 10 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

TBASIBLEY SOILWORKS!
An all-new project of G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!

HOW YOU CAN HELP ====

MATCHING CORPORATE GIFTS!
Augusta Locally Grown is blessed to be the recent beneficiary of two sets of matching corporate gifts: one from Merck and one from the Augusta National Golf Club. Does your company match employee gifts or volunteer hours? If so, please consider choosing ALG as your beneficiary. There are so many ways to contribute to a more healthy and vibrant local food system!

DIG IN TO HELP, AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN
People often ask how they can help support our efforts. Here’s a healthy menu of opportunities!

DIMES FOR DIRT
Turn your spare change into soil for our Hundreds in Harrisburg project. We’ll be installing 50 more raised beds at individual homes throughout this neighborhood. Collection jars are located at both ALG Market pick-up locations, The Veggie Truck Farmers Market, Southern Made, Grovetown Feed and Seed, Bricko Farms and Humanitree House.

ALG FACEBOOK BUTTON
We now have a donation button on our Facebook page!

AMAZON SMILE
A portion of your Amazon purchases can benefit ALG’s educational programs when you sign-in through www.smile.amazon.com and select us as your beneficiary.

DIRTY TO DELICIOUS FUND-DRIVE:
This on-line fund-drive benefits all of ALG’s educational programs through the CSRA. From elementary school visits to our post-graduate internships, your donation supports a better understanding the power of local, healthy, wholesome food for our community. Visit https://fundrazr.com/219NRc.

Cheers!
Kim

THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN!


ANNOUNCEMENTS ====

CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS
We’re putting together a strapping team of volunteers for our Harvest Bytes event on October 28-29 at the Clubhou.se! Cook, serve or set up! Be a part of the get-er-done crowd, and have fun doing it! Email kim@augustalocallygrown.org.

SIBLEY SOILWORKS
Next steps for the Sibley Soilworks community composting project: we’re looking for a general contractor to volunteer his/her time to advise on a simple structure. Can you help GROW Harrisburg? Email david@hobbyfarmers.org.

LOCAL FOOD EVENTS CALENDAR ====

TUES, AUG 30 – VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

TUE, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE SUBURBAN GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, SEPT 22 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA. Contact CarlaTrenaWalker@gmail.com to get the RSVP link.

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT, SEPT 24 – WHOLE FOODS BIRTHDAY BASH
Join us and others to celebrate Whole Foods’ 2nd Birthday at their store in Augusta. Kids activities from 12noon-4pm; more adult activities from 4pm-8pm. Come learn about getting involved in our Food & Tech Hackathon too!

SUN, SEPT 25 — THREE FARM TOUR & PROGRESSIVE FARM DINNER
We’re very excited to announce another “Three Farm Tour & Progressive Farm Dinner!” This time we’re focusing on the Aiken area. Meet the good folks at Pascalina Farm for soup and salad; Good Earth Farm for meat stew; and Trail Ridge Goat Dairy for dessert. Tickets are on sale now through our on-line market! $20 each. 1p-5:30p. A limited 25 tickets will be available. Buy now! This is a very popular event.

SAT, OCT 1 – MICROBIAL MAKEOVER WITH ICEBOX FARM
Icebox Farm has just announced a fascinating, full-day workshop called “Microbial Makeover,” held at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Evans. In this hands-on workshop, you and your friends will find out what microbiota and microbiomes are, where they come from, and how we interact with them in ways that affect our health. Expert facilitators are Dr. Steve Fountain, MD, PhD, and Tasha Alison, of Icebox Farm. Visit the event’s new website at microbialmakeover.com. to register. Space is limit, includes an amazing meal, and will sell out fast!

WED, OCT 5 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE WESTLAKE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

FRI, SAT, OCT 7-8 – PLANT SALE AT SOUTHERN NATIVE PLANTINGS!
Get great deals on your fruit trees and other edibles for fall planting. Juicy details coming soon.

TUE, OCT 11 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HILLSIDE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

SAT, OCT 15 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Learn about the intersection of microbes and wellness from speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack-A-Thon the night before! Looking for sponsors now! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it. Sponsorships still available through September 1. Tickets go on sale soon!

TUE, NOV 8 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HIGH GROVE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, NOV 10 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

TBASIBLEY SOILWORKS!
An all-new project of G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!

HOW YOU CAN HELP ====

DIG IN TO HELP, AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN
People often ask how they can help support our efforts. Here’s a healthy menu of opportunities!

DIMES FOR DIRT
Turn your spare change into soil for our Hundreds in Harrisburg project. We’ll be installing 50 more raised beds at individual homes throughout this neighborhood. Collection jars are located at both ALG Market pick-up locations, The Veggie Truck Farmers Market, Southern Made, Grovetown Feed and Seed, Bricko Farms and Humanitree House.

ALG FACEBOOK BUTTON
We now have a donation button on our Facebook page!

AMAZON SMILE
A portion of your Amazon purchases can benefit ALG’s educational programs when you sign-in through www.smile.amazon.com and select us as your beneficiary.

DIRTY TO DELICIOUS FUND-DRIVE:
This on-line fund-drive benefits all of ALG’s educational programs through the CSRA. From elementary school visits to our post-graduate internships, your donation supports a better understanding the power of local, healthy, wholesome food for our community. Visit https://fundrazr.com/219NRc.

Cheers!
Kim

THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN!


ANNOUNCEMENTS ====

TEACHERS & HOME SCHOOL FAMILIES!
Our slots are filling up fast for Fall Season class visits to Icebox Urban Farm. Using STEM-based curriculum from LifeLab, we offer service-learning opportunities for your school-age students on this city farm in downtown Augusta. Thursday mornings, starting in September. Wanna truly help your students make the connection between the natural sciences and their food? This is the place! Contact:
tasha@iceboxfarm.com, or
kim@augustalocallygrown.org

SENIOR PROJECT INTERNSHIPS!
Augusta Locally Grown is always honored to be selected as a host organization for high school senior projects. We will host up to four this school year, with only two slots still open! Text Kim at 706-288-7895 if you’re interested.

LOCAL FOOD EVENTS CALENDAR ====

SAT, AUG 20 – POLLINATION EDUCATION AT PHINIZY SWAP
Bring your kids to Phinizy Swap tomorrow, 10am-12noon, where ALG and many other local enthusiasts will share their love for honey bees and other pollinators! A free event!

UES, AUG 23 – VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

TUE, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE SUBURBAN GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, SEPT 22 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA. (Please note that we got the date wrong in earlier posts! Sorry!)

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT, SEPT 24 – WHOLE FOODS BIRTHDAY BASH
Join us and others to celebrate Whole Foods’ 2nd Birthday at their store in Augusta. Kids activities from 12noon-4pm; more adult activities from 4pm-8pm. Come learn about getting involved in our Food & Tech Hackathon too!

SUN, SEPT 25 — THREE FARM TOUR & PROGRESSIVE FARM DINNER
We’re very excited to announce another “Three Farm Tour & Progressive Farm Dinner!” This time we’re focusing on the Aiken area. Meet the good folks at Pascalina Farm for soup and salad; Good Earth Farm for meat stew; and Trail Ridge Goat Dairy for dessert. Tickets are on sale now through our on-line market! $20 each. 1p-5:30p. A limited 25 tickets will be available. Buy now! This is a very popular event.

SAT, OCT 1 – MICROBIAL MAKEOVER WITH ICEBOX FARM
Icebox Farm has just announced a fascinating, full-day workshop called “Microbial Makeover,” held at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Evans. In this hands-on workshop, you and your friends will find out what microbiota and microbiomes are, where they come from, and how we interact with them in ways that affect our health. Expert facilitators are Dr. Steve Fountain, MD, PhD, and Tasha Alison, of Icebox Farm. Visit the event’s new website at microbialmakeover.com. to register. Space is limit, includes an amazing meal, and will sell out fast!

TUE, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE WEST LAKE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

SAT, OCT 15 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Learn about the intersection of microbes and wellness from speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack-A-Thon the night before! Looking for sponsors now! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it. Sponsorships still available through September 1. Tickets go on sale soon!

TUE, NOV 8 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HIGH GROVE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, NOV 10 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

TBASIBLEY SOILWORKS!
An all-new project of G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!

HOW YOU CAN HELP ====

DIG IN TO HELP, AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN
People often ask how they can help support our efforts. Here’s a healthy menu of opportunities!

DIMES FOR DIRT
Turn your spare change into soil for our Hundreds in Harrisburg project. We’ll be installing 50 more raised beds at individual homes throughout this neighborhood. Collection jars are located at both ALG Market pick-up locations, The Veggie Truck Farmers Market, Southern Made, Grovetown Feed and Seed, Bricko Farms and Humanitree House.

ALG FACEBOOK BUTTON
We now have a donation button on our Facebook page!

AMAZON SMILE
A portion of your Amazon purchases can benefit ALG’s educational programs when you sign-in through www.smile.amazon.com and select us as your beneficiary.

DIRTY TO DELICIOUS FUND-DRIVE:
This on-line fund-drive benefits all of ALG’s educational programs through the CSRA. From elementary school visits to our post-graduate internships, your donation supports a better understanding the power of local, healthy, wholesome food for our community. Visit https://fundrazr.com/219NRc.

Cheers!
Kim

THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN!


ANNOUNCEMENTS:

TEACHERS & HOME SCHOOL FAMILIES!
We’re filling our Fall Season slots now for class visits to Icebox Urban Farm. Using STEM-based curriculum from LifeLab, we offer service-learning opportunities for your school-age students on this city farm in downtown Augusta. Thursday mornings, starting in September. Wanna truly help your students make the connection between the natural sciences and their food. This is the place! Contact:
tasha@iceboxfarm.com, or
kim@augustalocallygrown.org

SENIOR PROJECT INTERNSHIPS!
Augusta Locally Grown is always honored to be selected as a host organization for high school senior projects. We will host up to four this school year, with only two slots still open! Text Kim at 706-288-7895 if you’re interested.

DIG IN TO HELP, AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN
People often ask how they can help support our efforts. Here’s a healthy menu of opportunities!


DIMES FOR DIRT

Turn your spare change into soil for our Hundreds in Harrisburg project. We’ll be installing 50 more raised beds at individual homes throughout this neighborhood. Collection jars are located at both ALG Market pick-up locations, The Veggie Truck Farmers Market, Southern Made, Grovetown Feed and Seed, Bricko Farms and Humanitree House.


ALG FACEBOOK BUTTON

We now have a donation button on our Facebook page!


AMAZON SMILE
A portion of your Amazon purchases can benefit ALG’s educational programs when you sign-in through www.smile.amazon.com and select us as your beneficiary.


DIRTY TO DELICIOUS FUND-DRIVE:
This on-line fund-drive benefits all of ALG’s educational programs through the CSRA. From elementary school visits to our post-graduate internships, your donation supports a better understanding the power of local, healthy, wholesome food for our community. Visit https://fundrazr.com/219NRc.

LOCAL FOOD EVENTS CALENDAR:

TUES, AUG 16 – VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

THU, SEPT 8 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

TUE, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE SUBURBAN GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SUN, SEPT 25 — THREE FARM TOUR & PROGRESSIVE FARM DINNER
We’re very excited to announce another “Three Farm Tour & Progressive Farm Dinner!” This time we’re focusing on the Aiken area. Meet the good folks at Pascalina Farm for soup and salad; Good Earth Farm for meat stew; and Trail Ridge Goat Dairy for dessert. Tickets are on sale now through our on-line market! $20 each. 1p-5:30p. A limited 25 tickets will be available. Buy now! This is a very popular event.

SAT, OCT 1 – MICROBIAL MAKEOVER WITH ICEBOX FARM
Icebox Farm has just announced a fascinating, full-day workshop called “Microbial Makeover,” held at the Savannah Rapids Pavilion in Evans. In this hands-on workshop, you and your friends will find out what microbiota and microbiomes are, where they come from, and how we interact with them in ways that affect our health. Expert facilitators are Dr. Steve Fountain, MD, PhD, and Tasha Alison, of Icebox Farm. Visit the event’s new website at microbialmakeover.com. to register. Space is limit, includes an amazing meal, and will sell out fast!

SAT, OCT 15 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Learn about the intersection of microbes and wellness from speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack-A-Thon the night before! Looking for sponsors now! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it. Sponsorships still available through September 1. Tickets go on sale soon!

TUE, NOV 8 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HIGH GROVE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, NOV 10 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

TBASIBLEY SOILWORKS!
An all-new project of G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!

Cheers!
Kim

THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN!


TEACHERS & HOME SCHOOL FAMILIES!
We’re filling our Fall Season slots now for class visits to Icebox Urban Farm. Using STEM-based curriculum from LifeLab, we offer service-learning opportunities for your school-age students on this city farm in downtown Augusta. Thursday mornings, starting in September. Wanna truly help your students make the connection between the natural sciences and their food. This is the place! Contact:
tasha@iceboxfarm.com, or
kim@augustalocallygrown.org

TATTOOS & TSHIRTS CONTEST!
In celebration of National Farmers Market Week, we’ll will have “I Love Farmers Markets” temporary tattoos for distribution at all our market locations on Tuesday, August 9. Here’s the contest: photo yourself, a family member, or a friend wearing that tattoo in a way that truly conveys how much you appreciate the food your farmers grow! Text that photo to 706-288-7895 no later than Friday, Augusta 12, at 5pm. Five top photos will be selected and each will win one of our new, limited edition, “Vote with your Fork” tshirts.

SAT, AUG 6 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM
Come sweat with ALG and the good folks at Icebox Urban Farm as we get the campus ready for school group education visits this fall! 8am-1pm. We ALWAYS feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. Closed-toe shoes and water bottles are a must! Address is 1736 Fenwick Street. Please text Kim at 706-288-7895 for more information if needed.

TUES, AUG 9 – NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK, CELEBRATED AT THE VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Come get silly with us in celebration of this fabulous national movement. Tattoos and tshirt-give-aways are planned! Grass-Fed Burgers with Henry, Kids Games with Becca and a Cooking Demo with LaDonna! Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

THU, SEPT 8 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

TUE, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE SUBURBAN GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SUN, SEPT 25 — THREE FARM TOUR & PROGRESSIVE FARM DINNER
We’re very excited to announce another “Three Farm Tour & Progressive Farm Dinner!” This time we’re focusing on the Aiken area. Meet the good folks at Pascalina Farm for soup and salad; Good Earth Farm for meat stew; and Trail Ridge Goat Dairy for dessert. Tickets are on sale now through our on-line market! $20 each. 1p-5:30p. A limited 25 tickets will be available. Buy now! This is a very popular event.

SAT, OCT 15 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Learn about the intersection of microbes and wellness from speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack-A-Thon the night before! Looking for sponsors now! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it.

TUE, NOV 8 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE HIGH GROVE GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

THU, NOV 10 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

TBASIBLEY SOILWORKS!
An all-new project of G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!

Cheers!
Kim

THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN!


TUE & WED, AUG 2-3 – WATERMELON GLEANING WITH ENDHUNGER.ORG
Here’s a fun one! The national EndHunger campaign has asked us to help recruit volunteers for a “watermelon gleaning” in Millen, GA, this week. Come help harvest end-of-season watermelons, most of which will be donated to the Golden Harvest Food Bank in Augusta. Of course, volunteers can take a few melons home for themselves too! Hours are 9am-1pm and 4pm-7pm on Tuesday on the farm; Wednesday afternoon will be dedicated to distribution. Volunteers, please contact Sandi Newman at gleanga@endhunger.org to RSVP.

SAT, AUG 6 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM
Rise above this heat! Come sweat with us ALG and the good folks at Icebox Urban Farm as we get the campus ready for school group education visits this fall! 8am-1pm. We ALWAYS feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. Closed-toe shoes and water bottles are a must! Address is 1736 Fenwick Street. Please text Kim at 706-288-7895 for more information if needed.

TUES, AUG 9 – NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK, CELEBRATED AT THE VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Come get silly with us in celebration of this fabulous national movement. Tattoos and tshirt-give-aways are planned! Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

THU, SEPT 8 – FOOD OASIS MEETING
Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE SUBURBAN GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SUN, SEPT 25 — THREE FARM TOUR & PROGRESSIVE FARM DINNER
We’re very excited to announce another “Three Farm Tour & Progressive Farm Dinner!” This time our focus will be in the Aiken area, culminating with a dessert of goat cheese cheese cake at Trail Ridge Farm! Details are working themselves out now for the rest of the tour. In the meantime, save the date of Sunday, September 25, between 1p-5:30p. A limited 25 tickets will be available for sale starting next week for this very popular event.

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Learn about the intersection of microbes and wellness from speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack-A-Thon the night before! Looking for sponsors now! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it.

THU, NOV 10 – FOOD OASIS MEETING – Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

TBASIBLEY SOILWORKS!
An all-new project of G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!

Cheers!
Kim

THE ON-LINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN!


SAT, JULY 23 – WHITE HILLS FARM FEATURED AT WILLIAMS-SONOMA
We’re thrilled to see local artisan farmers Lisa & Ben Kessler taking their gorgeously-grown efforts to all-new levels in the community. This weekend, they’ll feature their lavender and herbs at Williams-Sonoma at the Augusta Mall from 12noon to 4:30pm. Handcrafted farm goods will be available for sale. Come on out and buy local!

TUE, JULY 26 – MADE FROM SCRATCH FREE KIDS SUMMER MEALS AT THE VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET
Bring your kids to Taste the Season with a free, right-from-the-garden meal at the Veggie Truck Farmers Market. 4:30pm-5:3pm. The meal will feature pink eye purple hull peas from Addersons Fresh Produce, Spanish rice and cucumber salad. Hands-on kids activity this week will be local-fruit-topped ice-cream sundaes! Sponsored by Wholesome Wave Georgia, the Georgia Food Bank Association and Icebox Urban Farm. Also at the market this week is a cooking demo by Ladonna Doleman. And yes! We double EBT!

TUE, JULY 26 – ALG BOARD MEETING
Our board members will meet for an annual summer meeting at the end of this month. If you have any suggestions or concerns (or kudos!) that you’d like our board to discuss, please email them to our fabulous Board President, Amy Sutter, at arsutter@hotmail.com. Your input is important to us as a nonprofit organization!

THU, JULY 28 – FOOD OASIS MEETING – Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! This meeting will be held and hosted by Helms College. 6pm-8pm. Text Kim at 706-288-7895 to get the RSVP link!

SAT, AUG 6 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM
Rise above this heat! Come sweat with us ALG and the good folks at Icebox Urban Farm as we get the campus ready for school group education visits this fall! 8am-1pm. We ALWAYS feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. Closed-toe shoes and water bottles are a must! Address is 1736 Fenwick Street. Please text Kim at 706-288-7895 for more information if needed.

TUES, AUG 9 – NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK, CELEBRATED AT THE VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Come get silly with us in celebration of this fabulous national movement. Tattoos and tshirt-give-aways are planned! Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

THU, SEPT 8 – FOOD OASIS MEETING – Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! Location TBA.

SAT, SEPT 20 – ALG SPEAKS WITH THE SUBURBAN GARDEN CLUB
We’re always grateful to meet up with our local garden clubs!

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SUN, SEPT 25 — FALL FARM TOUR
We’ve got some reconfiguring to do! Details coming soon!

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Learn about the intersection of microbes and wellness from speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack-A-Thon the night before! Looking for sponsors now! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

TBASIBLEY SOILWORKS!
An all-new project of G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!

Cheers!
Kim

Weblog Entry


TUE, JULY 19 – MADE FROM SCRATCH FREE KIDS SUMMER MEALS AT THE VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET
Bring your kids to Taste the Season with a free, right-from-the-garden meal at the Veggie Truck Farmers Market. July 19 and July 26. 4:30pm-5:3pm. Hands-on activity included! Sponsored by Wholesome Wave Georgia, the Georgia Food Bank Association and Icebox Urban Farm.

TUE, JULY 26 – ALG BOARD MEETING
Our board members will meet for an annual summer meeting at the end of this month. If you have any suggestions or concerns (or kudos!) that you’d like our board to discuss, please email them to our fabulous Board President, Amy Sutter, at arsutter@hotmail.com. Your input is important to us as a nonprofit organization!

THU, JULY 28 – FOOD OASIS MEETING – Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! This meeting will be held and hosted by Helms College. Text Kim at 706-288-7895 to get the RSVP link!

SAT, AUG 6 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM
Rise above this heat! Come sweat with us ALG and the good folks at Icebox Urban Farm as we get the campus ready for school group education visits this fall! 8am-1pm. We ALWAYS feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. Closed-toe shoes and water bottles are a must! For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

TUES, AUG 9 – NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK, CELEBRATED AT THE VEGGIE TRUCK FARMERS MARKET!
Come get silly with us in celebration of this fabulous national movement. Tattoos and tshirt-give-aways are planned! Support the most feel-good farmers market in Augusta. And yes, we double EBT!!! Every Tuesday, 4:30pm-7pm, at 1850 Broad Street, Augusta.

SAT, SEPT 24 – VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT
There’s always something creative and fun to work on at this campus, dedicated to school group education. We’ll also be installing more free raised beds at individual homes in the community of Harrisburg! Join our volunteer groups from 9am-1pm. And yes! We always feed our volunteers healthy, beautiful food. For more information, text Kim at 706-288-7895.

SUN, SEPT 25 — FALL FARM TOUR
We’ve got some reconfiguring to do! Details coming soon!

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Learn about the intersection of microbes and wellness from speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack A Thon the night before! Looking for sponsors now! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it.

SAT, NOV 19 – NATIONAL VOLUNTEER FAMILY DAY AT ICEBOX URBAN FARM AND THE HUNDREDS IN HARRISBURG PROJECT!
Save the date! Bring your family! Make a difference!

Cheers!
Kim

The Market is Open


SAT, JULY 9 – HUGE WORK DAY PLANNED FOR G.R.O.W. HARRISBURG AND FOR THE WIC PROGRAM AT THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, WITH FORT GORDON VOLUNTEERS AND OTHERS! – Gonna get real dirty while getting lots done with this amazing group. And there’s always room for more! Save the date if you’re looking to make a BIG difference at Icebox Urban Farm with Steve and Tasha, and/or at the Richmond County Public Health Department installing teaching gardens with Adam at the lead. Starts at 8am at Icebox Urban Farm at 1734 Fenwick Street, Augusta.(We originally planned for a 2 day event, but due to the extreme heat this will only be on Sat). And yes, we always feed a tasty, healthy lunch to our volunteers, AND FOR THIS EVENT, FREE TSHIRTS TOO!RSVP to Kim at 706-288-7895 to confirm your participation. This is a great youth/scout group service-learning activity.

SAT, JULY 16 – CHOCOLATE MAKING WORKSHOP WITH THE ANTEBELLUM CHOCOLATE COMPANY IN AIKEN, SC
Spend your Saturday evening making your own chocolate bars with your choice of ingredients – many of them local – with Antebellum Chocolates in Aiken. Learn the history and fundamentals of chocolate, make the bars, and feel the love. $25/person includes your take-home tray of bars. 5pm-6:30pm. Save the date; space is limited; tickets go on sale next week through this market. Visit antebellumchocolates.com for more information.

THU, JULY 28 – FOOD OASIS MEETING – Join with other local food activists, led by Georgia Organics, to make some real progress in our community together! This meeting will be held and hosted by Helms College. Text Kim at 706-288-7895 to get the RSVP link!

SUN, SEPT 25 — AUGUSTA GROWS LOCAL FARM TOUR!
So excited to announce these dates! Big love to Kimberly Kirstein who is heading up this remarkable effort. Visit the Facebook page “AGL Farm Tour” for updates and more.

SAT-SUN, OCT 28-29 – “HARVEST BYTES” – A FARM TO TABLE TECHNOLOGY EVENT
Join us as we partner with the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to explore ways in which sustainability and technology intersect to improve our local food system overall. Partake in an intellectually satisfying, gastronomically-elegant, farm-to-table meal created by the dynamic duo of Chef Charleen Tinley and Chef Jonathan Marks, formerly of the Roosters Beak. Learn about the intersection of microbes and wellness from speaker Dr. Steve Fountain. We’ll kick it all off with a competitive Good Food Hack A Thon the night before! Looking for sponsors now! Be a part of the thinking crowd … and eat well while doing it.

Cheers!
Kim