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  • 2017 Georgia's Spirit of Appalachia Food, Wine & Art Festival

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    Name: 2017 Georgia's Spirit of Appalachia Food, Wine & Art Festival
    Date: September 16, 2017
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:

    Get in the Spirit of Appalachia, September 16
    The grounds of Hardman Farm in Sautee Nacoochee will be set for a celebration on Saturday, September 16. Musicians will play on stage while festival-goers taste delectable dishes made from Georgia products by Georgia chefs, sample Georgia's finest wines and craft beers and shop the booths of Georgia artists selling all types of creations.

    Georgia's Spirit of Appalachia Food, Wine & Art Festival is a Georgia Grown event presented by Springer Mountain Farms with media support from Atlanta Magazine and produced by the White County Chamber of Commerce & Welcome Center.

    • The festival will feature culinary demonstrations by celebrity chefs. They will create dishes for tasting using Spring Mountain Farms chicken and the ingredients of participating food and farm producers. 
    • The wines of participating wineries will be recommended for each dish. Georgia wines will be available for tasting and for sale at the festival. Craft beers will be available for tasting
    • Georgia artists and craftsmen working in all mediums will show and sell their work.
    • Scrumptious offerings of bar-b-que and farm to table specialties - even boiled peanuts - will be sold on site.
    • It will be a Georgia grown soundtrack at the Spirit of Appalachia festival with Heidi Holton, John Emil, Tommy Joe Conner and others live on stage throughout the day.
    • Soak up Georgia history by stepping into the cool halls of the Hardman House, which will be open for touring.

    Admission to Spirit of Appalachia is free. Parking is $10 per vehicle. Tickets for food and beverage tasting will be sold on site.

    We look forward to seeing you at this family friendly event. Like us on Facebook to keep up with all the details as they unfold. www.facebook.com/spiritofappalachia/

    Get in the Spirit. All are welcome!

    Chefs  
    Holly Chute Jennifer Booker
    Derek Dollar Abby Jackson
    Amanda Egidio Heather Sinyard
    Kelley Tamplin  
       
    Food  Vendors
    Gonzo Gourmet Mike's Boiled Peanuts
    Mully's Nacoochee Grill  
     
    Wine ries
    Habersham Winery Sweet Acre Farms Winery
    CeNita Vineyards Serenity Cellars
    Sylvan Valley Cellars Noble Wine Cellar
     
    Food & Farm  Producers
    Fairywood Thicket Farm Time for Me
    TNT Catering & Events Dixie Dreams Farm
    Nature's Kitchen Oliver Farm Artisan Oils
    Abby J's Gourmet Mountain Fresh Creamery
    That Bread Lady  
     
    Artists &  Craftsmen
    Dona Hodges - Pottery Applewood Pottery
    Appalachian Eco-Baskets B Beautiful Designs - Jewelry
    Loulegz Designs - Jewelry Pugaboo Pottery
    Carolyn Simmons - Pottery Born Again Creations - Jewelry
    Mack Anderson - Oil & Acrylic Pamela Summers - Pottery
    Vicki Stutts - Oil & Acrylic Caveman Pottery
    Ken Selzer Fine Art Linda Morongiello - Jewelry
    It's a Blast - Etching Paradise Valley Pottery
    Art by Mariah Hope  

    Please note: Service dogs only are allowed at Hardman Farm. All other pets are not. Contact Hardman Farm for more information.

    Local accommodations range from picturesque bed and breakfasts, to rental cabins, state park lodges and franchise hotels. Visit the Business Directory page of the White County Chamber of Commerce website for lodging information, www.whitecountychamber.org.

    White County is nestled in the heart of mountains of northeast Georgia, an easy drive from Atlanta (90 miles), Greenville, SC (100 miles), Asheville, NC (130 miles), Chattanooga, TN (135 miles).

    For more information, call (706) 865-5356 or email info@whitecountychamber.org.

    Download and print the Application and Guidelines for:
    Alcoholic Beverage Producers

    Artists and Craftsmen

    Farm and Food Producers

    Food Vendors

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    Title Sponsor

    Media Sponsor

    Field Sponsors

    Location:
    Hardman Farm Historic Site
    143 Ga-17
    Sautee Nacoochee, Ga. 30571
    (706) 878-1077
    Date/Time Information:
    September 16, 2017
    Contact Information:
    Jennie Inglis
    Fees/Admission:
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