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This has been a truly amazing week at Augusta Locally Grown. Astounding, really. And deeply humbling given that so so so many people came together to make it all happen.

  • The launch of the Urban Ag Boot Camp at Icebox Urban Farm kicked it off last weekend.  The buzz is that it was tremendous, and will only continue to get better! It’s so inspiring to witness the power partnership of Georgia Organics, Georgia Food Oasis, Habesha and Icebox Ministries coming together to make the dream of Augusta-based city farms come true.
  • The last day of the Veggie Park Farmers Market was truly bittersweet. What a 
  • The employee health fair at the Augusta National Golf Club was a true honor to attend. Hugs to Amy and Patrick Sutter for making that (and so many other things) happen.
  • And the flurry that is the Harvest Bytes over at the is coming together as I write.  So many people to thank for this one … we’ll do it right once the wonderfulness of it all has come to a close.

There are still a few tickets left for the Harvest Bytes farm to table dinner.  But just a few:)  Hope to see you there!


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Some of the happenings this week…



IT'S MEET MY FARMER MONDAY! City girl meets farmer boy: falls in love; trades in her office-job high heels for manure-kicking boots; never looks back. This is the storybook version of Jana Smith’s life at Radiant Acres Farm and Garden. But anyone who’s grown food in...

Augusta Eats Local @ Agape Chocolates

  Augusta Locally Grown doesn’t just sell amazing produce, meats, and dairy. For a chocoholic, look no further! I knew that James Stefanakos, founder of Agape Chocolates, embodied the mission of his company the first day I met him. He was kind and thoughtful and it...

Augusta Eats Local @ Paleo Num Yums

  Onnie Sanford, founder of Paleo Num Yums, has her pulse on what we all want: a healthy eating style paired with convenience and reasonable prices. “I love when I create a meal that makes someone happy. There is no reason why that still can’t be true when you eat...


Jimmy and Ginny Franks of Southern Swiss Dairy have been married for 34 years. In those three-plus decades, they have spent nearly every day, including every wedding anniversary -- except one -- working on the farm. In fact, the first and only...


Mr. WB Brown, of Brown’s Place Farm, easily recalls the biggest collards he ever grew. “One leaf,” he said, spreading his arms open as if to embrace a refrigerator. “Just one leaf would have fed all of us a meal. It was that big.” “We were stationed in Asmara,...

Augusta Eats Local @ The Southern Salad

  A New Take on Salad What’s the buzz in town these days? The Southern Salad, which opened late last year and already has a loyal following. The Southern Salad is unique in downtown Augusta because you can walk in, create your own amazingly fresh grain bowl or salad...

About The Author

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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