Grantee Profile: Reggie and Roger Ramos of Grow With The Flow LLC

Grantee Profile: Reggie and Roger Ramos of Grow With The Flow LLC

Graduates from the Georgia Institute of Technology who respectively serve in the National Guard and Navy Reserve, brothers Reggie and Roger Ramos started Grow with the Flow, LLC in 2014 to provide local and naturally grown produce for residents of Tucker, GA.

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Grantee Profile: Brent Hall of Freewheel Farm

Grantee Profile: Brent Hall of Freewheel Farm

Brent Hall is the farmer and owner of Freewheel Farm, a diversified urban farm made up of three sites in the heart of Atlanta. They maximize their space through intensive planting, and believe that the quality of our produce starts with the health of their soil.

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Grantee Profile: Nuri Icgoren of Urban Sprout Farms

Grantee Profile: Nuri Icgoren of Urban Sprout Farms

In 2012, Nuri Icgoren founded Urban Sprout Farms, a biodynamic, certified organic farm located in the Polar Rock neighborhood of Lakewood Heights. The five-acre plot, just a few miles southeast of Downtown Atlanta, is home to hoop houses, fresh herbs and flower beds, producing an average of 8,600 pounds of food annually.

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Grantee Profile: Sagdrina Jalal of Georgia Farmers Market Association

Grantee Profile: Sagdrina Jalal of Georgia Farmers Market Association

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.

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Starting the year off right! Food Well Alliance’s newest grant recipients gather to identify shared success metrics before beginning their projects

Starting the year off right! Food Well Alliance’s newest grant recipients gather to identify shared success metrics before beginning their projects

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.

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2017 Grant Recipients Collaborate to Make Local Food Accessible

2017 Grant Recipients Collaborate to Make Local Food Accessible

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.

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15 Local Community Gardens Receive Fresh Soil

15 Local Community Gardens Receive Fresh Soil

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!

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