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Harvest Abundance

Each summer we celebrate the bounty of summer crops with a fundraising soiree at the lovely Oakleaf Restaurant, a farm-to-table restaurant in Pittsboro.



Thank you for helping make this year’s 3rd Annual Harvest Abundance a wonderful success! Check out the photo album from the event!


Harvest Abundance in the gorgeous Oakleaf Restaurant.

Join us for a special evening fundraising dinner and live auction to benefit Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market and The Abundance Foundation at Oakleaf Restaurant.

Chef Brendan and his talented staff at Oakleaf restaurant in Pittsboro will be generously hosting this special annual event.  Oakleaf will also be preparing the extraordinary food for the event using ingredients from Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market.

Sunday, July 20th, 2014  5-8 PM at Oakleaf
480 Hillsboro St., Pittsboro

  • Heavy hors d’oeuvres served at 5 PM
  • Raffle winners announced at 6:15 PM
  • Live Auction at 7 PM


Ticket price includes:

  • heavy hors d’oeuvres & dessert
  • red, white or sparkling wine
  • local beer by Fullsteam  [Cackalacky Ginger Pale Ale & Summer Basil Farmhouse Ale]
  • – non-alcoholic drinks
  • Live music
  • Live Auction at 7 PM
  • Friends & revelry!
  • Bar will be open to purchase other options

Contact Jenny at 919-533-5181 or by email to arrange raffle or auction item donation. Thank you!

harvest-raffleLIVE AUCTION ITEMS:

Introductory Paper Making Workshop for 3 people. [3-hour studio experience at Tin Porch Paper Studio near Harland’s Creek in Pittsboro] Rabbit dinner for 2 at Fatty Owl Farm
Dinner for 6 at Oakleaf on a Sunday
“Pollinator Package” : 1 box of pollinator cards, three perennial pollinator plants, and a private tour and consultation in the Chatham Mills Pollinator Garden.
Solarsheat Solar Air Heater
framed 13 x 19″ print “Permaculture Guild” [right] Sustainable Suburban Landscape design consultation
PITTSBORO SPA/SELFCARE PACKAGE: Burt’s Bees Gift Basket + David Hamilton Massage + Roxanne Holander Chiro + Kim Calhoun 75-minute group yoga session
PITTSBORO NIGHT OUT: Starrlight Mead Tasting for 2, then Dinner at City Tap Bar, Small B&B 1 night stay in Woodshed House + Brunch the next morning
PITTSBORO NIGHT OUT 2: Starrlight Mead Tasting for 2, then Dinner at Pittsboro Roadhouse $50 g/c, 1 night at Rosemary House with Breakfast next morning
Solar Powered Portable Charging Station from Southern Energy Mgmt
SUMMER COOKOUT PACKAGE: Lowe’s Grill + Lilly Den Meat + $25 Chatham Marketplace Gift Card + Cackalacky hot sauce & spiced peanuts
1 matted photo of a pollinator by Debbie Roos
Mark Hewitt Pottery pitcher, alkaline glaze
Apple Tree, planted at your home with pruning and care advice from Okfuskee Farm
handmade wooden market harvest basket with Dutch Buffalo heirloomGarlic
Lindley Farms Creamery Cheesecake
Enter the raffle for $5/ticket in advance and $10 at the event to win exclusive Chatham County prizes and experiences.
CHATHAM MILLS PRIZE PACKAGE: PBO Bicycles T-Shirt and LED bike light + 2 cans of Cackalacky spiced Peanuts + Chatham Marketplace $25 gift card
Basket of Fiddlehead Farm Jams & Sauces
Dark Chocolate truffles (6 pieces)
Homemade soap from Alicia Esposito
1 Bottle of Fair Game Beverage Co Wine + free distillery tour + tasting for 2
Eco-Industrial Puzzle 504-piece and Framed Plenty Proof (local currency)
1 Bottle of Fair Game Beverage Co Wine + free distillery tour + tasting for 2
Kim Calhoun 75-minute group yoga session
6-week CSB Three Bellows Bakery
Caramel Chocolate truffles (6 pieces)
Pair of 7th Annual Amazing Pepper Festival Tickets – Oct 5, 2014
Homemade Soap and Blacksmithery from Iron Fish Farms
Salted Chocolate truffles (6 pieces)
Honeybee Pendant Jewelry (could be combined with pollinator package in the auction)
Granite Springs Fall CSA – begins October 1st, 8 weeks, pickup at CMFM or other locations
Hemp Products Gift Basket from Bringing It Home Documentary
Weather Radio, Thermometer & Freeze Alert by Oregon Scientific


  • every Saturday at Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market
  • at the Abundance Foundation
  • at the Harvest Abundance event.

***Winners need not be present at the event to claim their prize.
All proceeds at Harvest Abundance go to benefit Chatham Mills Farmers’ Market and The Abundance Foundation


Live auction with Tucker and Mackenzie!



Enjoying the vibe.