July 10, 2013
Issue No. 78
july 10 2013
The Abundance Foundation News:  Harvest Abundance Party
and Wild Food + Herb Market
this Sunday!
Dear Abundant Ones, 

We have our Harvest Abundance dinner this Sunday at Oakleaf restaurant from 5 - 8 PM! It benefits Chatham Mills Farmers' Market and The Abundance Foundation.

Dinner, drinks, dessert, live music included in ticket price with an exciting live auction and raffle too. There's still time to register for the dinner and get raffle tickets here. You'll save if you get 'em early!

Music by The Bucket Brothers and
The Ragweed Brothers:
David Hamilton and Dylan Shrader

Share the fun of Abundance-- Tell your friends! Bring your neighbors! 
For more information on the amazing raffle & auction items, click here or see below!

dragonflies and snapping turtles,

Tami, Jenny, Mary & Beth 
The Abundance Foundation 
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A fundraiser for Chatham Mills Farmers' Market & The Abundance Foundation


Abundance Healing Arts
 | 2 yoga classes with Kim Calhoun
Angelina's Kitchen | 
a dozen baklava
Carol Kroll | gourd art
Carol's Good Earth | locally grown flower arrangement
City Tap Bar | Monday Market Dinner Special for 2
Cook for Good | signed Fifty Weeks of Green: Romance & Recipes by Linda Watson
Country Farm & Home Supply | $50 gift card
Debbie Roos Photography | 2 matted prints + set of cards
Fatty Owl Farm | Chatham rabbit dinner for 2
I Mean Clean | 2 full rooms of cleaning service
Mark Bashista Photography | 32" x 24" matted, signed, limited edition print
Parlez-Vous CrÍpe | $20 giftcard
Rosemary House B&B | one night stay in any room Sun-Thurs
Shakori Hills Music Festival | 2 fall day-passes
Starrlight Mead | bottle of mead + tasting for 4
W.M. Hewitt Pottery | ceramic pottery
Oakleaf Restaurant | private dinner for 6
Afternoon Adventure at the Burrow in Moncure | 
An afternoon wild foods foray into deep Chatham by bicycle with Jenny (co-founder of Wild Food + Herb Market - Carrboro), then come back to the Burrow for dinner. Local food and local spirits served at Tami and Lyle's while you rope swing off the deck into the beautiful pond!
"Celebrating the Wild Plants and People of the Carolina Piedmont"
  July 14th, 1-4 PM
Carrboro Commons (301 W Main St)

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Wild Food + Herb Market e-newsletter!

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 ongoing updates


The Abundance Foundation 
220 Lorax Lane #5 Pittsboro, NC 27312
Call us: 919-533-5181
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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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A big *Thank You* to our workshop sponsor:

Larry's Beans 

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more to come this fall!

Workshops @ Pickards Mountain
July 13, 2013
1-4 pm | $25
Learn to build with clay, sand, and straw while getting your hands dirty.  Join us as we complete this beautiful gathering space, started this past spring. Register

July 20, 2013
1-4 pm | $25
Get your hands dirty while learning how to create your own backyard earthen oven for bread or pizza.
July 27, 2013
1-4 pm | $25
Create and apply your own Earthen Plaster out of clay, sand, and lime to transform an indoor or outdoor wall. Register


More Pickards Mountain events HERE. 

Registration for Fall Semester begins now!
919-545-8036 or click here

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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.
 Pepper Fest Volunteers needed!  
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 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!

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To learn more or to purchase, click here.

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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)


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A Note of Hope: Secret Agent to Earth Mother - by Anne Tazewell - Pecha Kucha June 2013
A Note of Hope: Secret Agent to Earth Mother - by Anne Tazewell - Pecha Kucha June 2013
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