For the 6th year, the City of Decatur and Global Growers present Decatur’s Dinner Party. This annual fundraiser celebrates Decatur’s vibrant food community - from the talented growers who grow fresh, healthy food right here in Decatur to the extraordinary chefs whose restaurants serve Decatur families delicious food day after day.
Community garden enthusiasts from Georgia and across the country will be meeting in Atlanta, Sept 13 – 16, for the 39th Annual Conference of the American Community Garden Association (ACGA). The ACGA is committed to building strong communities and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada. The conference will be held at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.
A favorite among the Atlanta food community, Southern Chefs Potluck invites some of the city’s most highly-regarded chefs like Steven Satterfield, Asha Gomez, and more to savor a casual Sunday supper on the pastoral grounds at the Inn at Serenbe.
Food Well Alliance offers the freshest news around town.
Sagdrina Jalal is the founding Executive Director of the Georgia Farmers Market Association, a statewide organization led by farmers, farmers market managers and other local food advocates. GFMA seeks to support communities in growing healthy local food systems and foster pathways to equitable food access.
Food Well Alliance is excited to announce our 2019 grant opportunities, with an investment of $200,000 in metro Atlanta’s local food system.
As a local food leader in a city surrounded by excellent healthcare providers, Food Well Alliance went straight to the source to determine how local food could improve healthcare outcomes in Metro Atlanta. We partnered with The Common Market Georgia to host the Local Food & Healthcare Working Table held on March 22 and 29, 2018. Here’s what we discovered.
Thanks so much to everyone who joined us for Soil Festival 2018. This year’s event was our best yet! Find out more about what went down and check out some beautiful photos.
Whether you’re an urban farmer, a community gardener or a backyard gardener taking your first steps into composting and gardening, Soil Festival 2018 has workshops for you.
Spring is finally here! As the days get warmer, gardeners and farmers across Atlanta are rolling up their sleeves and digging into the soil to prepare for the spring growing season. At Food Well Alliance, we are hard at work planning Soil Festival 2018!
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.