Events

Upcoming

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On Saturday, September 6th, 2014 join Global Growers Network for a Meal to Live for at Decatur Cemetery, a vintage themed night of gourmet local cuisine prepared by some of Decatur’s most renowned chefs.  We'll toast the evening with beer, wine, live music and a lively auction featuring curated packages that pull from some of our favorite local haunts, businesses and organizations.  

Tickets are $125 each or reserve a full table for a party of 8 at $1200.  All proceeds will benefit Decatur’s Kitchen Garden - a Global Grower’s project.

Participating Restaurants include: 

Brick Store Pub  |  Leon's Full Service  |  Kimball House  |  Steinbeck's Ale House  |  Cakes and Ale  |  Chai Pani  |  Farm Burger  |  Iberian Pig  |  No. 246  |  Pine Street Market  |  Sawicki's  |  Twain's Billiards and Tap

Here's a sneak peek at some of the exciting auction packages:

LOCAL HARVEST - Starting Bid: $900
One year (30 weeks) 2015 subscription to Global Growers’ local produce CSA with weekly pick-ups in Decatur
Full freezer’s worth of Springer Mountain Farm’s all natural chicken
Family Fun Day for 20 at a Global Growers Farm, including farm tour and activities.  Perfect for a child’s birthday party or family outing!

TOAST OF THE TOWN - Starting Bid $750
Saturday afternoon brew pub tour and catered lunch for eight with Three Taverns Brewery and Blue Tarp Brewery
One of a kind namesake cocktail at Leon’s Full Service designed especially for you and on the menu for a month.  Includes an drink premiere celebration for eight with appetizers and a round of your signature cocktail

BEST OF THE FEST IN DECATUR - Starting Bid $500
Tickets for four to Decatur’s 2014 Craft Beer Festival (October 18), Decatur’s 2014 Wine Festival (November 8), & Beach Party.  Includes festival T-shirts and a Decatur Gift Bag
One-hour VIP guided beer tour at Decatur’s 2014 Craft Beer Festival
Private wine catalogue preview at Decatur Package Store prior to Decatur’s 2014 Wine Festival
$75 gift certificate to Ted’s Montana Grill in downtown Decatur

HOG HEAVEN - Starting Bid: $350
BBQ for 20 prepared and delivered by Hudson Rouse and the Home Grown team.  Feast includes a whole hog from Riverview Farms and side dishes made with locally sourced ingredients

Past

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4/27, Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Clarkston International Garden

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5/2 This Is Market: The Clarkston Farmers Market will be paired with Chef Rian Tittle of Brickstore Pub. Buy Tickets here: https://www.xorbia.com/e/gao/thisismarket13

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Bamboo Shoot pick-your-own SaturdaysBamboo Creek Farm, Global Growers' farm hub and training site has several acres of bamboo forest nestled along Snapfinger Creek.  Shoots of bamboo will be springing up over the next few weeks, so we invite you all to come on over and pick 'em while they're fresh!

We ask that you reserve a space by purchasing a ticket through BrownPaperTickets here

$5 (individual) $10 (family): all you can pick bamboo shoots!

$5: (Optional) to pay for 1 roundtrip Marta pass for growers

Please bring your own buckets and shovel. A knife is also useful. 

If you've never harvested bamboo shoots before, no worries, we'll show you how! Plus how to prep and cook the shoots once you get home!

Once you've registered through BrownPaperTickets, we will send you directions and details regarding our farm's location and how-to's.

 

 

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