The Abundance Foundation News: Harvest Abundance Party
and Wild Food + Herb Market
|Dear Abundant Ones, |
We had our Harvest Abundance dinner at Oakleaf restaurant on July 14th benefitting Chatham Mills Farmers' Market and The Abundance Foundation.
It was a packed house with fantastic music from the Bucket Brothers and the Ragweed Brothers, incredible local food and desserts from Oakleaf, and a rip-roaring live auction thanks to Tucker and MacKenzie Withington, our outstanding auctioneers!
to our raffle donors
, to talented Oakleaf
restaurant staff and Brendan and Leslie Cox, to the bands, to our volunteers, and ALL OF YOU who came out to celebrate and contribute to our fantastic community of artists, farmers, singers, eaters, and cultivators of all kinds. You are the reason we're here!
Tami, Jenny, Mary & Beth
The Abundance Foundation
6th Annual Amazing
Pittsboro Pepper Festival
a celebration of culture, color and community with farmers, local food and chatham
Early bird tickets, click here
October 6th, 3-7 PM
Boulder Park in Briar Chapel, Chatham County, NC
Call for SPONSORS
Call for VENDORS
Pepper Fest Volunteers needed!
**Seeking Volunteer Coordinator and Head Volunteers. Interested? - email us
Want to help out as a general volunteer for Pepper Festival?
Basehits, Homeruns & Strikeouts: 20 Businesses - By Lyle Estill - Pecha Kucha June 2013
To view all of the June 3rd Pecha Kucha's click here:
To sign up for the next PK, September 9th, email us with your topic + one image!
Wild Food + Herb Market
August 4th, 1-4 PM
Carrboro Commons (301 W Main St)
"Celebrating the wild plants and people of the Carolina Piedmont"
Support your local herbalist & wild food forager!
Subscribe to the monthly
Wild Food + Herb Market e-newsletter!
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.
Our Monthly Sustainer Campaign
Join the Abundance Family!
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!
A big *Thank You* to our workshop sponsor:
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More this fall, including Seed Saving, Aquaponics and more!
July 27, Saturday
1-4 pm | $25
Create and apply your own Earthen Plaster out of clay, sand, and lime to transform an indoor or outdoor wall. RegisterElderberry Medicine Making
Saturday, July 27th
9am-12pm / $30
Come join us as we learn to craft fresh Elderberries (Sambucus canadensis) into tasty, safe, immune-enhancing medicine. Elderberries grow wild in NC, and are used for treating the common cold and flu.Register
Sunday, July 28th: Garden to Table lunch
12.30pm Kenyan Chef Kabui invites you to join the Sunday morning garden harvest and collaborative community meal preparation. More info here.Sunday, July 28th: Energetic Yoga with Hannah Byrum
9am-10.30am Register Sunday, July 28th: Gentle Outdoor Yoga with Kathy Peillot
More Pickards Mountain events HERE.
Summer Pots & Pizza Party!
to benefit Slow Money NC
Sunday, July 28th 5- 8pm
at the Hewitt Pottery 424 Johnny Burke Rd, Pittsboro, NC
All you can eat Capp's Wood-fired Pizza with local garden & farm toppings
Gluten-free pizzas thanks to Bella Donna Restaurant
Hot grilled barbecue wings from of Lilly Den Farm
Cheese tasting table from Celebrity Dairy
& Goat Lady Dairy cheeses
Dessert table compliments of
Angelina's Kitchen and Bella Donna's
BYOB - we will provide cups and ice 10% of all pottery sales go to Slow Money NC
fast-paced auction of local Slow Objects, local food gift certificates, and once in a lifetime experiences. www.slowmoneync.org
Registration for Fall Semester begins now!
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.
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.
Local Meet the Authors Event @
August 11, 2pm more info here.
Galloway Ridge 5k
Saturday, September 28th, 2013 at 9 AM
Galloway Ridge invites you to participate in the Galloway Ridge 5k walk/run benefiting Alzheimer's North Carolina, Inc. on
Alzheimer's NC's Mission:
Alzheimer's NC is dedicated to providing education, support and services to individuals with dementia, their families and health care professionals while raising awareness and funding for research.
To register individually or create your teams please visit:
$25 for registration before August 28th and afterwards the cost is $30.
To make a donation make checks out to Galloway Ridge and include Alzheimer's NC, Inc on the memo line. Alzheimer's NC is a tax-exempt 501(c) 3 nonprofit corporation and their tax identification number is 56-1501117. All donations are tax deductible.