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We are excited to announce our 2017 Local Food Grant Recipients. They are a powerful example of how thoughtful placed-based collaboration can help unite the local food movement to build a healthy food system.
Fifteen Community gardens across metro Atlanta were recently awarded rich, organic compost in bright yellow bags thanks to Food Well Alliance. These community gardens will receive extra help in the garden thanks to all the nematodes, fingi, protozoa and many other living beings in their nutrient-rich compost!
More than 75 farmers and organizations that support farmers joined Food Well Alliance for a community-based conversation and fellowship over a meal of locally produced food called “We Are Farmers”.
You’re probably wondering why we selected leadership as one of the most pressing challenges for local community gardens.
Eight prominent organizations and experts came together to study the current gaps around leading and managing community gardens to identify and create opportunities and resources for sustaining community garden infrastructure.
Food Well Alliance invites you to our second official Learning Table “We are Farmers: A meal and discussion for farmers and friends” on October 13 from 5:30pm -8pm at Atlanta Community Food Bank.
Leaders Growing Community Gardens is an essential collaborative effort to sustain operations and resources for garden leaders.
Two of our 2016 Local Food Grantees, show us how collaboration can repair a neighborhood through food in a genuine visual of Historic South Atlanta. Learn more and apply for the 2017 Local Food Grant by September 27.
Mayor’s Office of Sustainability and the Food Well Alliance are looking for an Urban Agriculture Fellow to help make Atlanta a top-tier city for sustainability, strengthen our local food economy.
From complimentary soil tests to compost workshops, gardeners had the perfect resources at their fingertips to build healthier communities from the ground up at the 2016 Soil Festival.
Food Well Alliance is seeking a Communications Manager who will lead all efforts to communicate Food Well Alliance's mission and impacts to strengthen the local food movement with an emphasis on attracting and engaging members.
The 2016 Soil Festival is right around the corner, and we have some amazing exhibitors lined up to celebrate with us as we #lovelocalatl soil.
Community gardeners, you can win one cubic yard (that’s 1200 pounds!) of organic compost and have it delivered directly to your garden.
We are excited to welcome Terra Nova Compost back to this year’s Soil Festival (Aug. 27) for workshops with their passionate leader Corinne Coe.
With more members from your garden that show up on August 27, the better your odds are of walking away with top quality cubic yards of compost for your community!
There are plenty of upcoming opportunities to learn more about our 2017 Local Food Grant, and ask our grant manager direct questions.
The Leaders Growing Community Gardens Initiative is offering a workshop in Gwinnett County to equip you (community gardeners!) with leadership skills to help your garden grow!
Fermentation enthusiasts, real food lovers, and those interested in the benefits of living foods are invited to Fermentation Fest Atl.
Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s 26th annual conference is for serious organic and sustainable producers, farm to school participants, urban farmers or those interested in creating more vibrant community food systems in the South.