OysterFest, benefitting The Sustainability Institute and the Johns Island Homegrown Farmers Market

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014

In the spirit of community, The Sustainability Institute and the Johns Island Homegrown Farmers Market will kick off the New Year with an Oyster Roast, to be held Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Island Oak Shopping Center, 2817 Maybank Hwy, from 6 - 9:30 p.m. The all-ages event, which is open to the public, will feature all-you-can-eat oysters, a hot dog cart, chili, libations and local bluegrass music.

Tickets are $25 per person and include all food and drink. Kids 10 and under are free. Members of The Sustainability Institute receive one free admission per household. To purchase tickets, visit www.sustainabilityinstitutesc.org/oysterfest or call 843.529.3421.

All proceeds from this fun event will benefit The Sustainability Institute and the Johns Island Homegrown Farmers Market. “We are thrilled to be partnering with Homegrown to provide a fun community building event that will not only raise awareness for our organizations, but will also provide the needed funds to support our local initiatives,” said Laura Addis, Director of Communications for The Sustainability Institute.

The Sustainability Institute is an award-winning, 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with a mission of empowering South Carolinians to conserve energy and reduce our environmental footprint where we live and work. For more information visit, http://www.sustainabilityinstitutesc.org.

Johns Island Homegrown Farmers Market is committed to improving our local food system through sustainability initiatives, which work to support local farmers and small businesses, reduce waste output, and teach local citizens the benefits of a sustainable life. For more information visit, http://www.johnsislandfarmersmarket.com/.

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