Author: Kim Hines

LOCAL MEAT FEATURED AT ESPN COLLEGE GAMEDAY

Well here’s one for the memory book!!!!  Amy and Patrick Sutter of White Hills Farm have been invited to feature local meats from local farmers at ESPN’s Game Day event at the Atlanta Falcon’s new stadium on Saturday, Sept 2. They’ll be grilling, smoking and serving their homegrown carnivorous tidbits for about 60 ESPN staff – on television! – from 8am-12noon that day, tailgate style, before the FSU/Alabama game.  Look for “pastrami paninis” made with Tink’s Beef, “classic pulled pork” from Savannah River Farm, “grilled veggies” from Clyde’s Fresh Produce, and “bacon explosion” using jalapeno peppers grown at White...

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QUICK, CHEAP & EASY COOKING CLASSES, PERSONALIZED

Not sure what to do with those veggies you got at the market?  New to cooking?  Living on a tight budget but still looking for nutrition in every bite? Consider making an appointment with Judith Stocker at Icebox Urban Farm.  She teaches a “Quick, Cheap and Easy” 1 hour course every week, on Mondays and Wednesdays, 4pm-6pm.  Come pick your veggies and herbs out of the garden. She’ll walk you through the simple steps from garden to a meal that you can take home with you. To make an appointment, text 706-288-7895. This class is offered free of charge;...

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G.R.O.W. HARRISBURG PARTNERS FEATURED AT THE MONTESSORI INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE

Founder and head-of-school Margaret Strickland of the Westabou Montessori School was joined by Kim Hines of Augusta Locally Grown to co-present at the Montessori International Congress on the topic of the school’s gardening venue at Icebox Urban Farm and its relationship to G.R.O.W. Harrisburg.  The conference – held in Prague! – was a gathering of more than 2000 Montessori educators.  So much fun to be able to share with the world everything that “growing on” in...

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RE-INVENTING PREVENTATIVE HEALTHCARE AT THE AMERICAN COMMUNITY GARDEN ASSOC

Augusta Locally Grown is honored to have presented its work at the annual conference of the American Community Garden Association in Hartford, CT, this summer.  The topic:  “Medicinal Gardening: How Community Gardens are Re-inventing Preventative Healthcare in the United States.”   Kim Hines of Augusta Locally Grown co-presented alongside Lisa Hoare, Garden Coordinator, University of Vermont Medical Center, Burlington VT, and Brandin Bowden of The Institute for Integrative Health, Baltimore MD.  ...

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