Join a Fernbank scientist to explore Fernbank Forest, a 65-acre mature mixed-hardwood forest located in the heart of metro Atlanta. Participants will explore the diversity of native wildflowers and learn to identify them by their leaves and flowers.
This workshop stresses sustainable gardening practices such as mulching, efficient watering methods, on-site composting, integrated pest management, and use of soil amendments.
Topics will include preparing a bed early spring and summer crops, cover crops, installing transplants, harvesting, some pest control, and watering techniques.
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Food Well Alliance’s Compost Design Table is well underway as the design fellows continue to design a potential solution for increasing community-based composting in Metro Atlanta.
Through Food Well Alliance's 2018 Community Garden Grant, we will invest a total of up to $50,000 to support neighborhood leaders and the long-term sustainability of their community gardens.
Food Well Alliance is excited to announce that Kim Karris has been named the new executive director.
Food Well Alliance invites you to join us for our fourth annual Soil Festival as we continue a tradition of celebrating soil as a key source for building gardens and healthier communities.
Food Well Alliance is investing $300,000 in 13 organizations that are creating a vibrant and more resilient city through locally grown food.
During the Economic Development Local Food Forum, we heard the incredible stories of two local food leaders and a community partner and leader who are all working to boost economic development in Atlanta through locally-grown food.
The Economic Development Local Food Forum will highlight some of the innovative organizations, social enterprises and local food entrepreneurs that are using local food to create jobs, meet customer demand, and increase access to sustainably-grown, locally-sourced food.
Food Well Alliance has released Atlanta's first Local Food Baseline Report, a snapshot of the social, economic, ecological and nutritional impact of the city's current local food system.
The deadline to submit your application for the 2018 Local Food Grant is at 11:59pm this Friday, September 22nd!
Fresh II: A Health & Nutrition Local Food Forum brought together urban growers and health professionals to highlight the work being done on Atlanta’s Westside and in Metro Atlanta to improve health outcomes through local food.
From forging new partnerships to learning about the work being done at the Good Samaritan Health Center, Fresh I was an opportunity to learn more about how health and local food work together to improve the health of our city and communities.
Fresh 1 will highlight how healthcare organizations and urban farmers are using local food to improve health outcomes in Metro Atlanta.
To learn more about the 2018 Local Food Grant, please register for our webinar on Wednesday, August 16th from 4:00pm - 5:00pm EDT.
Food Well Alliance in partnership with Georgia Farmers Market Association and Norcross Community Market last week held the Norcross Local Food Forum to highlight how Norcross and Gwinnett County are using local food to build stronger, healthier communities.
Join us for the Norcross Local Food Forum on July 18th to learn more about how local food is used at Norcross Community Market to improve the health, sustainability and vitality of communities.
During this community gathering, guests will have the opportunity to learn more about the work being done in Norcross and why local food is important from a lineup of local food leaders in Gwinnett County.