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Augusta Locally Grown:  THE MARKET IS OPEN AT AUGUSTA LOCALLY GROWN


CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS:
We’d love your help with any of the following events. Lots of hands truly make everything so much more fun.

  • YOUTH COOKING CLASS VOLUNTEERS — Needed on Mondays, in Hephzibah, with the Boys & Girls Club, for the next five weeks. 4pm-6pm.
  • BENDERDINKER VOLUNTEERS
    Needed Saturday, April 27, for a variety of tasks, including set up (April 26), launch, parking and more!
  • EVANS TOWNE FARMERS MARKET SET UP VOLUNTEERS
    Needed on Thursdays, in Evans, to help farmers and crafters set up. 2pm-4pm.
  • EVANS TOWNE FARMERS MARKET CLEAN UP VOLUNTEERS
    Needed on Thursdays, in Evans, to help farmers and crafters break it down. 6:45pm-7:30pm.
  • EVANS TOWNE FARMERS MARKET ESCORT VOLUNTEERS
    Needed on Thursday, May 2, 4pm-7pm. We will have a special visit that day from the Brandon Wilde community, and would appreciate extra hands and kindness.
  • FARM-HELP VOLUNTEERS
    Needed periodically when farmers call with special projects. Can we add you to the “on-call” list as a farm helper?
  • VEGGIE-GARDEN-HELP VOLUNTEERS
    Needed periodically when people call and are just starting their own veggie gardens. Often they just need advice, guidance and maybe even a helping hand from someone with experience. Can we add you to the “on-call” list as a garden helper?

Email Kim at kim@augustalocallygrown.org to volunteer! And thanks a bunch!

See you at the market(s) on Tuesday and/or Thursday!
Kim

Upstate Locally Grown Greenville:  Order now for this week's Drop-off at Swamp rabbit Cafe and Whole Foods Market


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Upstate Locally Grown Market
http://upstatesc.locallygrown.net/

To Contact Us

CLICK HERE TO UNSUBSCRIBE OR CHANGE YOUR ACCOUNT STATUS
TO CONTACT US
Market Administrator
Donna Putney

HARVEST NEWS EDITOR/ CLEMSON MARKET MANAGER
Heidi Williams

Recipes


FREE MONTH OF MEMBERSHIP!
Did you know, anyone who has a recipe or article published in the Harvest News is entitled to one added month of membership! Tell us about your garden, share your favorite eats with us, or even a book review. Please email your CLG content to Heidi.

Market News

WELCOME USLG CUSTOMERS

THE MARKET IS OPEN FOR ORDERING!

Order today for pickup Tuesday from 4-6 PM at Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery and Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at the whole Foods Market, Greenville,SC.

We are participating in Clemson’s Agricultural Services Farm Fresh Market, which takes place Wednesday afternoons through the month of April. MEET US THERE: Call Donna 864-353-6096 to be guided in by a student. Donna’s comment: "I an thrilled to be on campus at Clemson U and talk to the students there! They are so enthused with life! Many of the students that stopped by are very interested in Sustainable agriculture; in fact, two who stopped by have been to Putney Farm already this spring for a tour as part of a class they have. More to come from this, and we will keep you posted about where you can see this online.
While you are there at Cox Plaza, stop by the other booths to get a preview of what you may see at other farmers markets around Clemson when they open. The booth next to me was interesting. The lady makes all kinds of sewn and hand crafted items. There was goat milk, Jalepeno poppers, personal care items, and the cutest green Tshirts that say “Eat your Vegetables” on the back. Get one of these from the Farm Fresh Market booth for only $10.00. (If you can’t make it to the market, but want a tshirt, please let me know and I will get it for you.

OCCASIONAL CSA
What You Might See in Your CSA this Week: *Greens *are in transition from winter to spring, so, while there aren’t a vast array, they are still very fresh, tender, and delicious! So, greens like kale, green garlic or green onions, either beef or Chicken, eggs, fresh herbs like bee balm, Lemon Balm, and mint, flowers, and a chunk of cheese. It will exceed the value of only $25. Order and get the best of the spring offerings!
As always, we at USLG are pleased to offer you plenty of fresh, local proteins and produce, as well as eggs from Putney Farm, Happy Cow milk products, Swamp Rabbit baked goods, and much, much more. All of our proteins are free-ranged, and never any hormones given. Our veggies are raised without chemicals, too! And they are picked within hours of you getting them! How fresh is that?

Have your ordered greens from Spurgeon Farms lately? Not only are these fresh collards and kale tender and delicious, they are chopped and packaged in a gallon bag. That means all you have to do is rinse and cook. Better than the grocery store on every level! Click on vegetables for this and other great winter produce offerings.

We thank you for registering at Upstate Locally Grown Please encourage your friends, family, and co-workers to join you.

Upstate Locally Grown donates 3 percent of our order sales right off the top to Broken Wing Farm, a project to teach autistic boys the art of growing food.

Donna’s Corner

Friends, I would like to let all of you know how very much Heidi C Williams means to us. Heidi, who has a full-time career as mommie, PTA president, Church committees, helping husband, Larry, with his website, and then there is her career as a free-lance writer! This very busy and very talented lady has chosen, for all these years, to back Upstate Locally Grown and Clemson Locally Grown with her writing talent, her organizing talent, and her enthusiasm. I don’t know how she does it, but I am so grateful that Heidi was sent to me, because she has been an angel to me and to us at the USLG network! Heidi is a stabilizing anchor through any storm, and she deserves much praise and recognition for all she is doing in our behalf! a huge THANKS to Heidi. Let’s all let Heidi know how much we appreciate her! I know I sure do! :-)
Donna

SMALL ACTS, WHEN MULTIPLIED BY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE, CAN TRANSFORM THE WORLD

March Against Monsanto, a world-wide event happening on May 25


The Whole Reason

Friend and local food lover Jess O’Neal Bayne is organizing the Greenville, SC portion of this upcoming world-wide event. The first organizing meeting was held Thursday at Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery in Greenville, and will be there every Thursday at 6 PM.
The main event is happening May 25 in Greenville and _all around the world . It is called March Against Monsanto. This is a march and rally in response to the “Monsanto Protection Act,” recently signed by President Obama as a part of HR 933.
You can organize a rally un your town. View some of the world’s cities already participating.
If you are like me, and care about what you put into your body,(and I know you care) I encourage you to lend your support to this event.
“Be a Part Of The Change You Want to See”
Read Jess’s story about how caring what went into her children’s bodies got both Jess and her husband Aaron Bayne involved here
For more information, visit the Facebook site here.
the world-wide mission statement can be found here
Watch the full length documentary “The World According to Monsanto” here
DbVdVo-k

Donna and Lenard, Heidi, and the whole gang of Market helpers.

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op:  The Market is OPEN!


The market is now open for ordering!
suwanee.locallygrown.net

Please place your orders by Sunday at 5pm.

Have a great weekend!

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op:  The MARKET is OPEN!


The market is now open for ordering!
suwanee.locallygrown.net

Please place your orders by Sunday at 5pm.

Have a great weekend!

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op:  The Market is OPEN!


The market is now open for ordering!
suwanee.locallygrown.net

Please place your orders by Sunday at 5pm.

Have a great weekend!

Suwanee Whole Life Co-op:  The Market is OPEN!


The market is now open for ordering!
suwanee.locallygrown.net

Please place your orders by Sunday at 5pm.

Have a great weekend!

Conway, AR:  CLG Pickup 4pm TODAY. Glass Jar Recycling too!


Good Morning,

This is a pickup reminder for those of you who ordered this week. Thank you for your order. You can pick up your order from 4:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. today at Saint Peter’s Episcopal Church at 925 Mitchell Street in Conway.

Remember to bring your glass jars for recycling, and bags for ordered items.

See you this afternoon. Have a great day!

Clemson SC:  Your Market Is Open For Ordering


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Clemson Locally Grown Market
http://clemson.locallygrown.net/

To Contact Us

CLICK HERE TO UNSUBSCRIBE OR CHANGE YOUR ACCOUNT STATUS
TO CONTACT US
Market Administrator
Donna Putney

HARVEST NEWS EDITOR/ CLEMSON MARKET MANAGER
Heidi Williams

Recipes


FREE MONTH OF MEMBERSHIP!
Did you know, anyone who has a recipe or article published in the Harvest News is entitled to one added month of membership! Tell us about your garden, share your favorite eats with us, or even a book review. Please email your CLG content to Heidi.

Market News

WELCOME CLEMSON USLG CUSTOMERS

THE MARKET IS OPEN FOR ORDERING! NEW PICKUP DATE, TIME, AND LOCATION FOR THE MONTH OF APRIL! JOIN US AT THE CLEMSON FARM FRESH MARKET

NOTE:DIFFERENT PICK UP SPOT: Order today for pickup between 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013 at the Clemson University Farm Fresh Market, located in front of the Student Union in Cox Plaza.

We are participating in Clemson’s Agricultural Services Farm Fresh Market, which takes place Wednesday afternoons through the month of April. We hope you will enjoy picking up your Clemson Locally Grown orders from the market this month, and maybe you’ll meet a few new growers at the same time! MEET US THERE: Call Donna 864-353-6096 to be guided in by a student. Donna’s comment: "I an thrilled to be on campus at Clemson U and talk to the students there! They are so enthused with life! Many of the students that stopped by are very interested in Sustainable agriculture; in fact, two who stopped by have been to Putney Farm already this spring for a tour as part of a class they have. More to come from this, and we will keep you posted about where you can see this online.
While you are there at Cox Plaza, stop by the other booths to get a preview of what you may see at other farmers markets around Clemson when they open. The booth next to me was interesting. The lady makes all kinds of sewn and hand crafted items. There was goat milk, Jalepeno poppers, personal care items, and the cutest green Tshirts that say “Eat your Vegetables” on the back. Get one of these from the Farm Fresh Market booth fro only $10.00.

OCCASIONAL CSA
What You Might See in Your CSA this Week: *Greens *are in transition from winter to spring, so, while there aren’t a vast array, they are still very fresh, tender, and delicious! So, greens like kale, green garlic or green onions, either beef or Chicken, eggs, fresh herbs like bee balm, Lemon Balm, and mint, flowers, and a chunk of cheese. It will exceed the value of only $25. Order and get the best of the spring offerings!
As always, we at CLG are pleased to offer you plenty of fresh, local proteins and produce, as well as eggs from Putney Farm, Happy Cow milk products, Swamp Rabbit baked goods, and much, much more. All of our proteins are free-ranged, and never any hormones given. Our veggies are raised without chemicals, too! And they are picked within hours of you getting them! How fresh is that?

Have your ordered greens from Spurgeon Farms lately? Not only are these fresh collards and kale tender and delicious, they are chopped and packaged in a gallon bag. That means all you have to do is rinse and cook. Better than the grocery store on every level! Click on vegetables for this and other great winter produce offerings.

We thank you for registering at Clemson Locally Grown Please encourage your friends, family, and co-workers to join you.

Clemson Locally Grown donates 3 percent of our order sales right off the top to Clemson Montessori School, in return for use of their school parking lot as a drop-off location. We also appreciate the helpful hands of CMS market volunteers. Feel free to lend your hands, if you have a moment to do so.

Donna’s Corner

Friends, I would like to let all of you know how very much Heidi C Williams means to us. Heidi, who has a full-time career as mommie, PTA president, Church committees, helping husband, Larry, with his website, and then there is her career as a free-lance writer! This very busy and very talented lady has chosen, for all these years, to back Upstate Locally Grown and Clemson Locally Grown with her writing talent, her organizing talent, and her enthusiasm. I don’t know how she does it, but I am so grateful that Heidi was sent to me, because she has been an angel to me and to us at the USLG network! Heidi is a stabilizing anchor through any storm, and she deserves much praise and recognition for all she is doing in our behalf! a huge THANKS to Heidi. Let’s all let Heidi know how much we appreciate her! I know I sure do! :-)
Donna

SMALL ACTS, WHEN MULTIPLIED BY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE, CAN TRANSFORM THE WORLD

March Against Monsanto, a world-wide event happening on May 25


The Whole Reason

Friend and local food lover Jess O’Neal Bayne is organizing the Greenville, SC portion of this upcoming world-wide event. The first organizing meeting was held Thursday at Swamp Rabbit Café and Grocery in Greenville, and will be there every Thursday at 6 PM.
The main event is happening May 25 in Greenville and _all around the world . It is called March Against Monsanto. This is a march and rally in response to the “Monsanto Protection Act,” recently signed by President Obama as a part of HR 933.
You can organize a rally un your town. View some of the world’s cities already participating.
If you are like me, and care about what you put into your body,(and I know you care) I encourage you to lend your support to this event.
“Be a Part Of The Change You Want to See”
Read Jess’s story about how caring what went into her children’s bodies got both Jess and her husband Aaron Bayne involved here
For more information, visit the Facebook site here.
the world-wide mission statement can be found here
Watch the full length documentary “The World According to Monsanto” here
DbVdVo-k

Donna and Lenard, Heidi, and the whole gang of Market helpers.

Champaign, OH:  We're back!!!!


I know you just finished picking up your orders but we are back open for sales! Come along and play with us! Find something new and enjoy an old friend!

Local Farms First:  The Market is Open! Parsnips for Dessert?!



Greetings local food lovers!

The Market is Open!

Do you ever wish you could trick your loved ones and family into eating more vegetables? Now, you can!

We have parsnips on the market from Thistle Whistle and Abundant Life Farms and I’m tipping you off to a recipe for Parsnip Cake!

If carrots have a place in baked goods, why can’t parsnips?

Parsnips are an excellent source of fiber, folic acid and many more nutrients to put a spring in your step this season.

Thanks for supporting local family farms,
Maya Silver
LocalFarmsFirst.org – a 501c3 non-profit
970-641-7682
click here to start shopping on the website:
www.LocalFarmsFirst.com