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Houston Astros pitcher Collin McHugh & wife Ashley to host charity event in the Heights | HOUSTO…

Houston Astros pitcher Collin McHugh & wife Ashley to host charity event in the Heights | HOUSTO…


EVENT.
HOW DID YOU TWO COME UP WITH HOW DID YOU TWO COME UP WITH
THIS IDEA? THIS IDEA?
>>WE ARE BOTH GARDENERS AND WE>>WE ARE BOTH GARDENERS AND WE
FREQUENT THE FARMERS’ MARKET. FREQUENT THE FARMERS’ MARKET.
FARMERS’ MARKETS EVERYWHERE WE FARMERS’ MARKETS EVERYWHERE WE
GO, ACTUALLY, WE TRAVEL A LOT GO, ACTUALLY, WE TRAVEL A LOT
FOR BASEBALL AND BUN ONE OF OUR FOR BASEBALL AND BUN ONE OF OUR
FAVORITE THINGS TO DO IS FIND A FAVORITE THINGS TO DO IS FIND A
FARMERS’ MARKET SATURDAY MORNING FARMERS’ MARKET SATURDAY MORNING
BEFORE THE GAME AND SEE WHAT WE BEFORE THE GAME AND SEE WHAT WE
CAN PICK UP. CAN PICK UP.
WE KNEW ABOUT URBAN HARVEST HERE WE KNEW ABOUT URBAN HARVEST HERE
HERE. HERE.
WE’VE BEEN TO THE FARMERS’ WE’VE BEEN TO THE FARMERS’
MARKET A FEW TIMES. MARKET A FEW TIMES.
WE TALKED TO THEM ABOUT WHAT WE TALKED TO THEM ABOUT WHAT
THEY NEED. THEY NEED.
WE HAD A MEETING AT THE OFFICE WE HAD A MEETING AT THE OFFICE
AND SAID WHAT IS THE HARDEST AND SAID WHAT IS THE HARDEST
THING YOU GUYS ARE TRYING TO GET THING YOU GUYS ARE TRYING TO GET
OFF THE GROUND RIGHT NOW. OFF THE GROUND RIGHT NOW.
THEY MENTIONED THEY JUST OPENED THEY MENTIONED THEY JUST OPENED
A NORTHEAST FARMERS’ MARKET AT A NORTHEAST FARMERS’ MARKET AT
CASHMERE GARDENS ELEMENTARY CASHMERE GARDENS ELEMENTARY
SCHOOL EVERY FIRST AND THIRD SCHOOL EVERY FIRST AND THIRD
SATURDAY OF THE MONTH. SATURDAY OF THE MONTH.
THEY’RE EXCITED ABOUT THE MARKET THEY’RE EXCITED ABOUT THE MARKET
BECAUSE THEY’RE DOUBLING THE BECAUSE THEY’RE DOUBLING THE
SNAP BENEFITS. SNAP BENEFITS.
IF YOU COME, YOU CAN CASH THEM IF YOU COME, YOU CAN CASH THEM
IN. IN.
THE NORTHEAST HOUSTON FARMERS’ THE NORTHEAST HOUSTON FARMERS’
MARKET IS GOING TO SERVE A LOT MARKET IS GOING TO SERVE A LOT
OF PEOPLE WHO USE SNAP BENEFITS. OF PEOPLE WHO USE SNAP BENEFITS.
>>Derrick: SNAP BENEFITS IS>>Derrick: SNAP BENEFITS IS
ESSENTIALLY FOOD STAMPS. ESSENTIALLY FOOD STAMPS.
IF YOU USE FOOD STAMPS, IT IF YOU USE FOOD STAMPS, IT
LITERALLY IS DOUBLED AT THE LITERALLY IS DOUBLED AT THE
FARMERS’ MARKET, INSTEAD OF ONE FARMERS’ MARKET, INSTEAD OF ONE
APPLE, YOU GET TWO. APPLE, YOU GET TWO.
>>Courtney: COLIN, THIS IS SO>>Courtney: COLIN, THIS IS SO
GREAT. GREAT.
LIVE HEARING FROM OUR ATHLETES LIVE HEARING FROM OUR ATHLETES
AND THE COMMUNITY AND GETTING AND THE COMMUNITY AND GETTING
INVOLVED. INVOLVED.
WHEN WE TALK ABOUT HUNGER, WE WHEN WE TALK ABOUT HUNGER, WE
THINK THAT’S SOMEWHERE ELSE BUT THINK THAT’S SOMEWHERE ELSE BUT
THERE ARE KIDS IN HOUSTON GOING THERE ARE KIDS IN HOUSTON GOING
HUNGRY. HUNGRY.
I THINK THIS IS A CAUSE NEAR AND I THINK THIS IS A CAUSE NEAR AND
DEAR TO SO MANY. DEAR TO SO MANY.
YOU LOVE TO GUARD SON THIS MAKES YOU LOVE TO GUARD SON THIS MAKES
SENSE FOR YOU. SENSE FOR YOU.
>>WE’VE BEEN AMATEUR GARDENERS>>WE’VE BEEN AMATEUR GARDENERS
FOR A WHILE NOW BACK AT OUR FOR A WHILE NOW BACK AT OUR
HOME. HOME.
IT’S SOMETHING WE’VE PASSIONATE IT’S SOMETHING WE’VE PASSIONATE
ABOUT, THE COMMUNITY GARDENS ABOUT, THE COMMUNITY GARDENS
ASPECT OF IT AND OBVIOUSLY THE ASPECT OF IT AND OBVIOUSLY THE
FARMERS’ MARKETS BUT FOR US THE FARMERS’ MARKETS BUT FOR US THE
IDEA OF HAVING GOOD NUTRITIOUS IDEA OF HAVING GOOD NUTRITIOUS
FOOLED AVAILABLE TO EVERYBODY IS FOOLED AVAILABLE TO EVERYBODY IS
REALLY IMPORTANT AND IT REALLY IMPORTANT AND IT
SHOULDN’T JUST BE THE PEOPLE WHO SHOULDN’T JUST BE THE PEOPLE WHO
HAVE THE ABILITY TO GO TO WHOLE HAVE THE ABILITY TO GO TO WHOLE
FOODS OR GO TO SPROUTS OR FOODS OR GO TO SPROUTS OR
WHATEVER THE BIG MARKETS ARE WHATEVER THE BIG MARKETS ARE
BULLETBUTURBAN HARVEST HAS DONE BULLETBUTURBAN HARVEST HAS DONE
JOB OF MAKING THIS AVAILABLE TO JOB OF MAKING THIS AVAILABLE TO
A BIGGER SWATH OF PEOPLE WHO MAY A BIGGER SWATH OF PEOPLE WHO MAY
NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO GO BEFORE. NOT HAVE BEEN ABLE TO GO BEFORE.
TO BE ABLE TO DOUBLE UP YOUR TO BE ABLE TO DOUBLE UP YOUR
SNAP BENEFITS AND HELP LOCAL SNAP BENEFITS AND HELP LOCAL
FARMERS IN HOUSTON HERE GROWING FARMERS IN HOUSTON HERE GROWING
FOOD CLOSE BY IS IMPORTANT TO FOOD CLOSE BY IS IMPORTANT TO
US. US.
>>Derrick: WE’RE BIG FANS OF>>Derrick: WE’RE BIG FANS OF
URBAN HARVEST. URBAN HARVEST.
WE LOVE IT. WE LOVE IT.
I THINK IT’S SO COOL WHEN YOU I THINK IT’S SO COOL WHEN YOU
TRAVEL YOU FIND LOCAL FARMERS’ TRAVEL YOU FIND LOCAL FARMERS’
MARKETS. MARKETS.
WHAT A GREAT TIDBIT OF INFO. WHAT A GREAT TIDBIT OF INFO.
ONLY 80 SEATS ARE AVAILABLE AND ONLY 80 SEATS ARE AVAILABLE AND
ALL THE PROCEEDS BENEFIT URBAN ALL THE PROCEEDS BENEFIT URBAN
HARVEST AND THEIR FANTASTIC HARVEST AND THEIR FANTASTIC
WORK. WORK.
HERE’S INFO ON THE SCREEN NOW. HERE’S INFO ON THE SCREEN NOW.
IT’S COMING UP THURSDAY, IT’S COMING UP THURSDAY,
SEPTEMBER 19th STARTING AT SEPTEMBER 19th STARTING AT
6 P.M. 6 P.M.
I’M ASSUMING YOU BUY YOUR I’M ASSUMING YOU BUY YOUR
TICKETS EARLY BECAUSE THIS WILL TICKETS EARLY BECAUSE THIS WILL
SELL OUT. SELL OUT.
>>WELL, WE JUST DECIDED TO HAVE>>WELL, WE JUST DECIDED TO HAVE
IT AS A PRETTY SMALL VENUE. IT AS A PRETTY SMALL VENUE.
WE’RE HAVING IT AT REVIVAL WE’RE HAVING IT AT REVIVAL
MARKET IN THE HEIGHTS. MARKET IN THE HEIGHTS.
IT’S ALL ABOUT SUSTAINABLE IT’S ALL ABOUT SUSTAINABLE
MEATS, THEY’RE A BUTCHER SHOP. MEATS, THEY’RE A BUTCHER SHOP.
THEY’RE PART OF THE AGRICULTURAL THEY’RE PART OF THE AGRICULTURAL
HOSPITALITY GROUP THAT RUNS HOSPITALITY GROUP THAT RUNS
CULTIVARI. CULTIVARI.
THEY’RE VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT THEY’RE VERY PASSIONATE ABOUT
LOCAL FOODS, LOCAL VEGETABLES LOCAL FOODS, LOCAL VEGETABLES
THEY’RE MAKING ALL THEIR MEALS THEY’RE MAKING ALL THEIR MEALS
OUT OF. OUT OF.
WE LOVED HAVING THE EVENT WE LOVED HAVING THE EVENT
THERE. THERE.
IT’S KIND OF SMALL. IT’S KIND OF SMALL.
WE DON’T HAVE MANY TICKETS TO WE DON’T HAVE MANY TICKETS TO
SELL BUT WE’RE EXCITED TO GET SO SELL BUT WE’RE EXCITED TO GET SO
MUCH MORE ONE-ON-ONE TIME WITH MUCH MORE ONE-ON-ONE TIME WITH
EVERYBODY WHO BUYS THE TICKET EVERYBODY WHO BUYS THE TICKET
AND GETS TO COME AND WE’RE AND GETS TO COME AND WE’RE
HAVING ALL THE PEOPLE FROM URBAN HAVING ALL THE PEOPLE FROM URBAN
HARVEST THAT ARE GOING TO COME HARVEST THAT ARE GOING TO COME
AND GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN AND GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN
AS MUCH AS WE POSSIBLY CAN FROM AS MUCH AS WE POSSIBLY CAN FROM
THEM ABOUT WHAT THEY’RE DOING THEM ABOUT WHAT THEY’RE DOING
AND WHAT THEY WANT TO BE DOING AND WHAT THEY WANT TO BE DOING
AND HOW WE CAN BE A PART OF. AND HOW WE CAN BE A PART OF.
>>THAT IT’S BEEN FUN FOR US,>>THAT IT’S BEEN FUN FOR US,
WE’VE DONE CHARITY EVENTS WITH WE’VE DONE CHARITY EVENTS WITH
PEOPLE MEMBERS AND PEOPLE IN THE PEOPLE MEMBERS AND PEOPLE IN THE
COMMUNITY, TO HAVE OUR TEAMMATES COMMUNITY, TO HAVE OUR TEAMMATES
COME OUT AND WIVES COME OUT AND COME OUT AND WIVES COME OUT AND
SHARE AND WHAT WE’RE PASSIONATE SHARE AND WHAT WE’RE PASSIONATE
ABOUT IS A GREAT PART OF BEING A ABOUT IS A GREAT PART OF BEING A
HOUSTON ASTRO AND BEING PART OF HOUSTON ASTRO AND BEING PART OF
THE COMMUNITY. THE COMMUNITY.
>>Derrick: ABSOLUTELY.>>Derrick: ABSOLUTELY.
I THINK IT’S COOL TOO YOU GUYS I THINK IT’S COOL TOO YOU GUYS
ARE USING YOUR POSITION TO ARE USING YOUR POSITION TO
ACTUALLY GET OUT THERE AND ACTUALLY GET OUT THERE AND
SPREAD A MESSAGE ABOUT A CAUSE SPREAD A MESSAGE ABOUT A CAUSE
YOU BELIEVE IN. YOU BELIEVE IN.
DOES IT FEEL LIKE WORK FOR YOU DOES IT FEEL LIKE WORK FOR YOU
OR DOES IT JUST COME NATURALLY? OR DOES IT JUST COME NATURALLY?
BECAUSE I KNOW YOU HAVE A VERY BECAUSE I KNOW YOU HAVE A VERY
INTENSE SCHEDULE, VERY BUSY INTENSE SCHEDULE, VERY BUSY
LIVES. LIVES.
>>YEAH, WE’RE BUSY FOR SURE BUT>>YEAH, WE’RE BUSY FOR SURE BUT
ASHLEY, SHE’S BEEN GREAT AND ASHLEY, SHE’S BEEN GREAT AND
TAKEN THE LEAD ON THIS EVENT AND TAKEN THE LEAD ON THIS EVENT AND
SHE’S DONE EVENTS A LOT BEFORE SHE’S DONE EVENTS A LOT BEFORE
IN HER LIFE AND IN OUR LIFE WITH IN HER LIFE AND IN OUR LIFE WITH
BASEBALL AND HOW MUCH WE TRAVEL. BASEBALL AND HOW MUCH WE TRAVEL.
SHE’S DONE A GREAT JOB HEADING SHE’S DONE A GREAT JOB HEADING
US UP AND I’M EXCITED ABOUT US UP AND I’M EXCITED ABOUT
SEEING WHERE IT GOES. SEEING WHERE IT GOES.
>>I’VE BEEN IN HOUSTON, THIS IS>>I’VE BEEN IN HOUSTON, THIS IS
OUR SIXTH SUMMER HERE. OUR SIXTH SUMMER HERE.
COLIN’S FIRST YEAR WITH THE COLIN’S FIRST YEAR WITH THE
ASTROS WAS 2014. ASTROS WAS 2014.
WE’VE KIND OF LAID LOW ON THE WE’VE KIND OF LAID LOW ON THE
NON-PROFIT, CHARITY EVENT KIND NON-PROFIT, CHARITY EVENT KIND
OF SCENE MORE SO JUST BECAUSE I OF SCENE MORE SO JUST BECAUSE I
ALWAYS THOUGHT SOMEONE ELSE IS ALWAYS THOUGHT SOMEONE ELSE IS
DOING THAT. DOING THAT.
I DON’T KNOW HOW TO FIGURE THAT I DON’T KNOW HOW TO FIGURE THAT
OUT. OUT.
I DON’T KNOW HOW I WOULD EVEN I DON’T KNOW HOW I WOULD EVEN
PUT THAT TOGETHER. PUT THAT TOGETHER.
THIS BEING ONE OF MULTIPLE YEARS THIS BEING ONE OF MULTIPLE YEARS
THAT WE’VE BEEN IN THIS THAT WE’VE BEEN IN THIS
COMMUNITY, IT JUST FINALLY FELT COMMUNITY, IT JUST FINALLY FELT
RIGHT. RIGHT.
I KNOW NOW URBAN HARVEST, I KNOW I KNOW NOW URBAN HARVEST, I KNOW
WHERE I WOULD WANT TO HAVE AN WHERE I WOULD WANT TO HAVE AN
EVENT. EVENT.
I KNOW WHY I CARE. I KNOW WHY I CARE.
FINALLY GOT ACCLIMATED ENOUGH TO FINALLY GOT ACCLIMATED ENOUGH TO
HOUSTON TO SEE A NEED AND GET HOUSTON TO SEE A NEED AND GET
PASSIONATE ABOUT THAT NEED SO PASSIONATE ABOUT THAT NEED SO
THAT WAS KIND OF THE DRIVING THAT WAS KIND OF THE DRIVING
FORCE. FORCE.
>>Courtney: IT’S A TRUE>>Courtney: IT’S A TRUE
NATURAL FIT FOR BOTH OF YOU. NATURAL FIT FOR BOTH OF YOU.
GOOD LUCK WITH THE EVENT. GOOD LUCK WITH THE EVENT.
WE KNOW IT’S GOING TO SELL OUT.

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