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Harvest Abundance Fundraiser Dinner

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100% of proceeds benefit Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market & The Abundance Foundation

Sunday, July 14th, 5 – 8 pm
Oakleaf Restaurant, 480 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro, NC

Guests will enjoy a variety of small plates and desserts prepared by Chef Brendan Cox and his staff featuring produce, meats and cheese from Chatham farmers. Local beer from Top of the Hill will be served as well as a special Peach Bourbon punch and a selection of wines.

Live acoustic music and a raffle of items and experiences from local businesses and artists will provide entertainment through the evening. The dinner will be followed by a live auction including pottery from Mark Hewitt and a private dinner at Oakleaf with Chef Cox.

Auction and Raffle Items

Abundance Healing Arts: 2 yoga classes with Kim Calhoun
Angelina’s Kitchen: One Dozen Baklava
Ayrshire Farm’s Daryll Walker: Theatre games for adults. No acting experience necessary

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
Oakleaf Restaurant: private dinner for 6
Parlez-Vous Crêpe: $20 giftcard
Rosemary House B&B: one night stay in any room Sun-Thurs

Shakori Hills Music Festival: 2 fall day-passes
Small B&B Café: One night stay with breakfast at the Café
Starrlight Mead: bottle of mead + tasting for 4
W.M. Hewitt Pottery: ceramic pottery

Afternoon Adventure at the Burrow in Moncure: Start the afternoon off with a 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!

Thanks to all the businesses, farmers and artists donating!

Enter the raffle for $5/ticket in advance and $10 at the event to win exclusive Chatham County prizes and experiences. Raffle tickets may be purchased every Saturday at Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market, at The Abundance Foundation or at the Harvest Abundance event. Winners need not be present at the event to claim their prize.

This evening is a great way to meet our local farmers and artists while supporting two groups committed to promoting local foods and nutrition.

Chatham Mills Farmers Market is in it’s third season in downtown Pittsboro at Historic Chatham Mills. The market runs Saturdays from 8am to 1pm through November and features a variety of fresh local produce, meats, cow’s milk cheese, and arts, as well as live music and chef’s demos.

The Abundance Foundation is based in Pittsboro and promotes sustainability and local foods in the Triangle area through a variety of events and workshops for adults and kids.

You may purchase event tickets and raffle tickets at Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market and at the door of the event on July 14th.

For more information and to purchase tickets online visit

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