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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…



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...


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...


  Augusta Locally Grown is deeply honored to be granted a one-year residency with 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...

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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