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.Read More
This 2 day workshop (December 5-6, 2017) is designed to provide leadership training for female cattle producers in the Southeast and to provide hands-on experiences led by professionals in the field. It aims to encourage more women to be active as leaders in their State Cattlemen's Association and in their communities.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
CREATE is for people from southwest Atlanta with or without a food and agriculture tech business idea. You don’t have to have a background in business or technology; you just need the commitment and aptitude to learn.Read More
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.Read More
A white paper released today by Food Well Alliance offers strategic recommendations formulated by a coalition of compost experts, educators, regulators and urban growers to reuse food waste to increase community-based composting in Metro Atlanta.Read More
Haylene Green the Garden Queen is looking for two part-time garden hands to join her at the West End Community Urban Garden & Nursery.
Through her own research, Haylene Green has tapped into the method of gardening in organic soil utilizing holistic techniques to yield larger than life produce and is now ready to equip other farmers and growers with this brand of knowledge concerning food security and safety, and sustaining the environment for years to come.
Her goal is to teach people the art of growing fruits and vegetables naturally; container gardening, raised beds gardening, hanging baskets, and other limited space gardening for sustaining themselves and their community.
If you are interested please contact Hayelene Green at 678.933.1087.
Food Well Alliance is looking for three impact-driven leaders to serve as Compost Design Table Fellows during the paid fellowship. To learn more about the Compost Design Table and application process, we will be holding an in-person information session on Tuesday, May 23, 2017.Read More