The Abundance Foundation News
Weekend workshops, Bake Sale Saturday, and Harvest Abundance in July!
|Dear Abundant Ones, |
We have a fundraiser bake sale this Saturday at Chatham Mills Farmers' Market from 8 AM- 1 PM!
Drop by for a popsicle or cinnamon roll, and pick up tickets to Harvest Abundance on July 14th and plenty of raffle tickets too! Tell your friends! Bring your neighbors! For more information on the amazing raffle & auction items, or to buy online tickets, click here
. More info below!
We have two local authors books out, Carol Hewitt and her adventures in Slow Money. Just out Lyle Estill's anthology of "agents of change" with 14 author's stories.
See below and share your own stories with us!
hot pink mimosa blossoms,
Tami, Jenny, Mary & Beth
The Abundance Foundation
A fundraiser for Chatham Mills Farmers' Market & The Abundance Foundation
"Celebrating the Wild Plants and People
of the Carolina Piedmont"
July 14th, 1-4 PM
Carrboro Commons (301 W Main St)
Support your local herbalist
& wild food forager at the monthly Wild Food + Herb Market.
*Subscribe* to the monthly
Wild Food + Herb Market e-newsletter!
|On The Green Carpet at the Eco Industrial Plant|
Collective Biodiesel Conference:
Aug 15-18, 2013
more details, click below
The Abundance Foundation
220 Lorax Lane #5 Pittsboro, NC 27312
Call us: 919-533-5181
The Abundance Foundation is a group of activists working to educate and empower the Piedmont with sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, and local economy through hands-on workshops, community building events and by actively engaging youth.
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We're creating community-scale solutions for resilience and sustainability through local food, renewable energy and local economy projects.
Support our work by signing up to be a monthly sustainer.
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A big *Thank You* to our workshop sponsor:
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Seed Saving and Advanced Plant Breeding Workshop
with Doug Jones
Sunday, June 23, 2013
The Plant, 220 Lorax Lane, Pittsboro, NC
Join farmer Doug Jones for a primer on seed saving with an option to stay another two hours for advanced seed saving. Learn how to use the gift that keeps on giving!
Basic Seed Saving & Crop Improvement: 9am-1pm
Basic + Advanced Seed Saving & Plant Breeding:
- Hands-On Demonstration of Simple Seed Saving
- Techniques-salad greens, cilantro, tomatoes, peppers & more!
- Basic Botany useful for success in seed production: self-pollinators vs cross-pollinators
- How to improve and adapt varieties to local conditions
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Whole Food Approach to Weight Loss
with Jenni Grover & Jenelle Wass
June 22, 2013 3-5 PM
220 Lorax Lane, Pittsboro NC
There are so many weight loss fads and gimmicks that come and go. Learn how to eat fresh, nutritious, local foods and lose weight doing it. These skills and eating habits will not fade, but last a lifetime. Learn how to shop effectively at a farmer's market, how to make meal plans that include seasonal foods, and how to sustain a "real foods" diet.
Realistic Nutrition Partners was created to offer a practical, evidence-based approach to healthy eating.Jenni Grover MS RD LDN and Jenelle Wass MS RD LDN are Registered Dietitians who believe that it is ok to love your food.
|Registration for Fall Semester begins
919-545-8036 or click here
Offering Degree and Non-Degree programs in:
Sustainable Agriculture Sustainable Technologies
Renewable Energy Green Building
Biofuels Natural Chef
Recipient of the 2012 American Association of Community College's "Green Genome" award for
Best Sustainability Program Offerings in the country.
Workshops @ Pickards Mountain
Cooking the Garden's Bounty, June 22, 9am-noon:
We begin in the garden, harvesting what is ready. We visit the shiitake logs and the chicken coop, gathering mushrooms and eggs. As our basket fills, we see our menu taking shape.
More Pickards Mountain events HERE.
Pepper Fest Volunteers needed!
If you'd like to HELP US PLAN this year's 6th Annual Pittboro Pepper Festival taking place in October, shoot us an email!
**Seeking folks that love a party, that love creating an event....we need planners, creators and visionaries that are passionate about local food and renewable energy!!!
Local Books @ Abundance!
The point of Small Stories, Big Changes is that individuals can make a difference. These writers are simply people like you and me. What differentiates them is that they have become activists. Perhaps you have taken action in the name of sustaining life on this garden planet. If so, we would like to know about it. Tell us your story here...(click here)