Food, music and tours at 'Farm to Picnic'

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Slow Food Charleston is hosting the “Farm to Plate Picnic” on Sunday, June 28, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Thackeray Farms as a fundraiser for Slow Food Charleston’s Organic Garden Project.

There will be farm tours led by local farmers Shawn Thackeray of Thackeray Farms and Rita Bachmann of Rita’s Roots. In addition, there will also be a pie auction and live bluegrass. If you plan on attending, you're asked to please bring your own picnic dinner.

Cost to attend is $10 for Slow Food members, and $20 for non-members. For more info, call (843) 225-4307 or e-mail Slow Food Charleston.

Thackeray Farms is located at 1364 Harts Bluff Road on Wadmalaw Island.