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Local food entrepreneur and Food Well Alliance grant recipient Yasmeen Sabir has been selected as one of 10 female social entrepreneurs to participate in a one-year fellowship with the Sara Blakely Foundation and the Center for Civic Innovation.
Leaders from organizations including Compostwheels, Georgia Recycling Coalition, Truly Living Well and the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Sustainability, collaborated to identify challenges concerning the local community-based composting ecosystem during the latest Working Table.
From start-up enterprises to established non-profit organizations, collecting data to measure outcomes for success can be daunting. Last week, Food Well Alliance gathered passionate leaders from 14 organizations who received a 2017 Local Food Grant to help make this a little easier.
Food Well Alliance convened 12 organizational leaders for the first of several Working Tables with the goal of developing recommendations to scale and support community-based composting in Atlanta.
Leaders Growing Community Gardens is a collaborative initiative that was launched last year and born out of the desire to see community gardens in metro Atlanta thrive. On January 20 and 21, Food Well Alliance was joined by volunteer leaders of community gardens across Gwinnett County as we hosted the last workshop that came out of this initiative.
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.
Learn to make use every inch of your yard for beauty, food and relaxation during a personal tour of the abundant garden of Anne-Marie Anderson, The Celtic Gardener.
The 16th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference, Connecting with Parks, will explore how parks and greenspaces bridge gaps between individuals, communities, political jurisdictions, and ecosystems to become places of regional importance.
Join Georgia Food Oasis and come see five different innovators present their pitches for improving local food access and food systems here in Atlanta.