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Local nonprofit AMOR Healing Kitchen will continue the tradition of its annual “Seed to Soul” fundraiser with a takeout/picnic-style four-course offering from AMOR executive chef Justin Booher. Charleston residents can order the meal online for pick-up on Saturday, May 8 (from 11 a.m.-12 p.m.) at the Rose Pavillion in Hampton Park, with all proceeds going toward the Kitchen’s mission to provide nutritious meals prepared by teen volunteers for those recovering from serious medical treatments. 

“Having to adapt fundraising efforts to our current times, we invite Charleston families to enjoy a beautiful picnic style brunch together for Mother’s Day weekend,” said AMOR Healing Kitchen founder and executive director Maria Kelly in a press release. “Every Seed to Soul order not only supports teens learning valuable cooking skills, but provides healthy meals to Charleston residents with severe health issues.”

Booher will serve a vegan charcuterie board, spring flower salad, green herb pesto pasta salad and coconut ginger loquat tart for $60, and the brunch marks the chef’s last meal before he moves to Arizona. AMOR is currently in the process of finding a new executive chef, Kelly said. 

The nonprofit is also hosting a gift auction in honor of Mother’s Day. Bid on items donated by Circa Lighting, Muddy Waters, Mex 1 Coastal Cantina, Tabula Rasa Salon, Revelry Brewing Co., Ocean Sol Bodywork, The Healing Gallery and more online from now until May 2. 

For more information, visit amorhealingkitchen.org.