Augusta Locally Grown - Education
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learn to use & grow local foods...
Join us for a class, camp, workshop or farm tour
with one of our community partners in education!

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local foods
CLASSROOM EDUCATION
Augusta Locally Grown 
provides local foods workshops in classrooms for students of all ages, pre-k to college.

Choice of topics include:
* honey bees & pollination 
* earthworms & vermiculture
* seasonal veggie tasting 
* ethical eating
* the local foods movement in the CSRA 

CONTACT kim@augustalocallygrown TO CHOOSE A TOPIC & SET A DATE

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KIDS MARKET PASSPORT PROGRAM
 
Augusta Locally Grown 
hosts this 32-week
children's educational 
program
at two locations:

Evans Towne


 
 
 
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CAMP VEGGIE TRUCK
Augusta Locally Grown 
will partner with
students of the 
GRU School of Medicine,
Good Neighbor Ministries,
and the Veggie Truck Team
at St. Luke UMC
to host a five-week day camp 
in the Harrisburg community
of Augusta.


PLANS FOR SUMMER 2014
ARE CURRENTLY UNDERWAY
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THE BENDERDIGGER FUND
helps support youth programs
in vegetable gardening

100% of ALG's portion of the proceeds from
the BenderDinker event
are committed to this fund.

THE 2014 SEASON WILL START UP AGAIN IN SUMMER.
"The River Island Garden Project"
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MOMS & KIDS COOKING WORKSHOPS
As a member of the Veggie Truck Team,
Augusta Locally Grown hosts a series
of healthy cooking classes for moms and their kids.
The classes are held in conjunction with
the Veggie Truck Farmers Market.
Enrollment is by invitation through Good Neighbor Ministries.
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SEASONAL FOODS 
COOKING DEMOS 
every week 
at the 
Evans Towne Farmers Market
in partnership with a wide variety 
of community education groups, 
including:

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HOBBY FARMER EDUCATION
IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE
Augusta Locally Grown
is honored to promote
the great work of this local 
nonprofit
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FARM TOURS & VISITS
make it a special day
Most tours & visits can be ordered from our market website. Or contact these folks directly to make arrangements: 
* Twisted Fence Ranch, Grovetown, GA
JandL Farm & Stables, Hephzibah, GA (afternoon teas)
 
"My favorite part
was watching
the baby pigs 
dig up
those 
sweet potato vines."
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culinary camp at Fort GordonCULINARY ARTS 
for KIDS 
at the SKIES PROGRAM
at Fort Gordon
in partnership
with the Augusta Arts Council
Augusta Locally Grown
hosts weekly kids culinary arts classes
throughout the year
featuring local ingredients
& simple healthy recipes
for military families
enrollment now in progress for monthly classes in 2014
Eligible military families
may sign up through the SKIES program at Fort Gordon.
Or contact Kim Hines at 706-288-7895.
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COOKING
MATTERS
for KIDS
in partnership with the
Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta
Augusta Locally Grown
provided three community instructors
in April & May 2013
for
"Cooking Matters" programs at two
Boys & Girls Clubs locations in the CSRA.
ALG incorporated a local, seasonal flair to its classes
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COOKING CLASSES in your HOME
with Chef Charleen Tinley
she brings a flair of finery
to local farm food in your home
... and sometimes she takes YOU
to the farm.
Chef Charleen Tinley offers
unique cooking classes 
featuring locally grown ingredients.
Visit her website
for a schedule of classes and events.
Register for upcoming classes on our on-line market.
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"TASTE THE SEASON"
Workshops
at local schools & youth clubs
bringing local farms into the classroom
 participating groups include:
* The Boys & Girls Clubs of Augusta
* Stallings Island Middle School
contact Kim Hines to make arrangements: kim@augustalocallygrown.org
pictured here:
students at Stallings Island Middle School sample and critique several varieties of winter greens
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"HEALTH & WELLNESS FAIRS"
at local businesses and community centers
Augusta Locally Grown welcomes the opportunity
to set up a local & seasonal raw foods tasting station
at your health fair or event.
In 2013,
Augusta Locally Grown will attend the following:
* GRU Wellness Fair - January
* Cardio on the Canal at the Kroc Center - February
* GIW Industries Health Fair in Grovetown - March
* GRU Earth Day Fair - April

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