VEGGIE PARK FARMERS MARKET

VEGGIE PARK FARMERS MARKET

August 8, 2017
Mill Village Trailhead
101 Eve St
Augusta Ga

At the Veggie Park Farmers Market, you will find fresh, seasonal, organically-grown items from all-local farmers combined with a serious depth of eat/cook/grow education!  This market is held every Tuesday, April-October.  Address is 109 Eve Street, Augusta.

Includes:

  • GEORGIA FRESH FOR LESS – SNAP DOUBLING PROGRAM – Yes! We double your EBT/SNAP benefits, in partnership with Wholesome Wave Georgia.
  • FRUIT & VEGGIE PRESCRIPTION PROGRAM (FVRx) – Run in partnership with the Harrisburg Family Healthcareclinic, Wholesome Wave Georgia and student volunteers from the Medical College of Georgia.
  • “NOURISH” AND “EAT LOCAL” COOKING EDUCATION – Cooking educators offer free cooking demos and samples, all focused on increasing vegetable intake and deliciousness. In partnership with local chefs, educators and the Georgia Farmers Market Association.
  • VEGGIE-CENTERED SUMMER KIDS MEALS, FUN & GAMES – Free and super healthy summers kids meals made with veggies grown and prepared at Icebox Urban Farm with help from Westabou Montessori School.
  • VEGGIE GARDENING ADVICE – Every market day includes free vegetable gardening advice with Georgia Master Gardener volunteers.
  • KITCHEN UTENSIL GIVE-AWAYS – Volunteers with the Georgia Food Oasis of Georgia Organics sponsor a give-away to help you build a healthy supply of solid kitchen tools.
  • COMMUNITY COMPOSTING – Bring your bag or bucket of veggie scraps to drop off at our community composting area called “Sibley Soilworks” and receive a free gift every time!
  • LOCAL FOOD MICROBUSINESS INCUBATION – We provide work spaces, marketing support and guidance for several local food microbusinesses in the neighborhood. Come support them … and G.R.O.W. Harrisburg!