THE ONLINE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN
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SUMMER HEALTH FESTIVAL AT THE VEGGIE TRUCK MARKET – TUESDAY JULY 16TH
The Veggie Truck Farmers Market, Camp Veggie Truck, St Luke UMC, and students of the GRU School of Medicine will host a summer health festival at the market this Tuesday, 4:30-7. There will be children’s activities and cooking demos and maybe even a flash mob dance at 6pm (but shhh that’s a secret). Come buy your veggies and stay for the fun! Located in the courtyard at 309 Crawford Avenue, Augusta.
YOUTH CULINARY ARTS CLASSES AT FORT GORDON
Augusta Locally Grown will host another round of culinary arts classes for children of active duty military personnel. The classes will be on Wednesdays, 4:30pm to 6:00pm, at the CDC West on base, starting in August. To enroll, eligible families should contact the SKIES Program. This program is partially funded by the Augusta Arts Council.
NEW HIGH SCHOOL INTERNS NEEDED!
We are currently accepting applications for two high school internship positions for our online market for the fall semester. Applicants should apply online at augustalocallygrown.org. The positions are both in Evans and start mid-August. Strong applicants will have a good work ethic and commitment to learning more about locally grown foods.
FAREWELL TO OUR COLLEGE-BOUND INTERNS
Over the next several weeks a handful of our market interns will head off to college! Big hugs and best of luck to Alexis Carraway, Mclain Lambert, Kenzie Schwartz, and Josh Johnson. You all made a big difference in our community during your individual stints with Augusta Locally Grown. We will miss you!
EVANS TOWNE FARMERS MARKET NEWS
Lots of exciting plans in progress for the Evans Towne Farmers Market:
-weekly cooking demos
-weekly fitness demos
-weekly children’s activities
-market tshirts for sale
-a new barbecue vendor
Please help us to continue to get the word out about our newest Columbia County Market!
THE BENDERDIGGER BEGINS
The Benderdigger will launch its first Columbia County based youth gardening program this Friday. The River Island Garden Project will involve children in that community in a weekly year-round gardening program. Funds from the Benderdinker help support this program. Master Gardener volunteers are more than welcome to help!
SEE YOU AT THE MARKETS!