A Doctor’s Perspective

A Doctor’s Perspective

This spring, Food Well Alliance partnered with The Common Market Georgia to host the Local Food & Healthcare Working Table. We convened representatives from our local food movement and healthcare institutions to determine how we can work together to improve health outcomes across Metro Atlanta. Today’s story comes from Dr. Neil Cooper, a physician at Kaiser Permanente. 

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Local Food and Healthcare Leaders Dream Big for Healthier Communities

Local Food and Healthcare Leaders Dream Big for Healthier Communities

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.

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The Kids Corner at Soil Festival 2018 Is Better Than Ever

The Kids Corner at Soil Festival 2018 Is Better Than Ever

We can’t think of a better place for your kids to be than the Kids Corner at Soil Festival 2018! This FREE, all-ages event gives children a chance to participate in a variety of hands-on activities, from building their own solar ovens and hydroponic gardens, to playing with and learning about different kinds of soil for growing food.

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Food Well Alliance awards 34 community garden leaders with tools to transform Atlanta neighborhoods

Food Well Alliance awards 34 community garden leaders with tools to transform Atlanta neighborhoods

Since 2015, the grant has empowered gardens to create safe spaces, beautify neighborhood ecosystems, teach about healthy food, and increase community engagement. Most importantly, the grant has equipped gardens to grow and provide more local food in their neighborhoods. 2017’s grant recipients donated 16,720 pounds of fresh produce grown in their gardens.

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