Online Market is Open – 10/21/2016

 

Announcements

 

LAST DAY FOR TICKET SALES IS TODAY FOR THE “HARVEST BYTES” FARM-TO-TABLE DINNER ON OCT 29

This unique event is a wonderful tribute to our local foods movement.  It includes:

  • A Socratic Cocktail Hour
  • Dr. Steve Fountain speaking on “Hacking the Microbiome”
  • An Elegant Farm to Table Dinner by chefs Charleen Tinley and Jonathan Marks, with meat and vegan options and loads of ferments
  • A locally Grown Art Installation 
  • Silent auction

Better yet, this fundraiser is to build an Incubator Kitchen at the Clubhou.se in downtown Augusta to support start-up food businesses in our city. 

Order your tickets TODAY at Harvest Bytes.

CLOSING DAY OF THE VEGGIE PARK FARMERS MARKETS

Tuesday, October 25, marks the last day of the Veggie Park Farmers Market (formerly known as the Veggie Truck Farmers Market.)  It’s been our best season ever, and we’re so grateful to all the farmers, educators, volunteers and market managers who made it that way! 

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Cheers!

Kim

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

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Some of the happenings this week…

 

WHITE HILLS FARM

Amy and Patrick Sutter are a match made in heaven. You need only meet them once to know: grounded, generous, soft-spoken Amy is the ideal partner for bubbly, big-hearted, big-picture Patrick. They’re a perfect fit for each other. And - it turns out – they’re a perfect...

PIG FEATHERS FARM

CUTS OF PORK come with quirky names. Terms like spare ribs, picnic shoulder and Boston Butt lend nomenclature nuance to the meat lover's menu. And now, thanks to a new local farmer, Augustans can add “pig feather” to the list. Kenny Bottoms, of PigFeathers Farm,...

Augusta Eats Local at Jamaica Way

  Chef Sharon of Jamaica Way restaurant on Tobacco Road in Hepzibah started her career in hair design. Eighteen years later she found herself changing careers because of her love and passion for cooking her native food. Jamaica Way has all the comforts of home and yet...

Forgotten Fruits

  As I started planning my garden this year, it occurred to me just how few varieties are available in this city anymore.I thought about some of the fruits that I grew up eating as a child, fruits that flavored my youth but don’t seem to be around much these days for...

Augusta Eats Local at Seeds Cafe

  SEEDS CAFE NURTURES FOOD SUSTAINABILITY “Grits Pie?” You may ask. “Sounds kind of gritty.” Not so! At least not Seeds Café’s Sweet Grits Pie, which is smooth as silk. Owner LaRahna Hughes sources the grits locally and works her magic like she does with every recipe...

NOURISHMENT19 BEGINS!

  Augusta Locally Grown is deeply honored to be granted a one-year residency with theClubhou.se in 2019. We will mindfully use the opportunity to showcase Augusta's local food system for a solid 12 months of experiences and community engagement. We're calling it...

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Kim Hines

My mom is my inspiration. She taught us girls to feed the soil with every natural resource that came her way. It would be decades before I appreciated her genius. It applies to everything, from food to kids to community. Love you Mama!

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