Author: Kim Hines

THREE FARM TOUR & PROGRESSIVE MEAL, FALL 2017

It’s official!  Our popular “Three Farm Tour & Progressive Meal” has been set in stone for Fall 2017. Tickets are $25 each. Quantities are limited, and on sale now through the ALG on-line farmers market. Come enjoy a different course at each location, lovingly prepared by Chef Charleen Tinley! soup and salad at Happy Wife Farm in Modoc, SC veggie and meat entrees at Brown’s Place Farm in Grovetown, GA dessert at White Hills Farm in Dearing,...

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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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