Are you interested in learning how community leaders are using local food to build stronger and healthier communities in Gwinnett County? Then join us for the Norcross Local Food Forum.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
Food Well Alliance in partnership with the Center for Civic Innovation developed the Food Innovation Fellowship to equip impact-driven leaders, who have shown the potential to impact our city through food, with the tools they need to be more viable, successful and sustainable as entrepreneurs.Read More
Soil Festival 2017 is just nearly one week away, and we are so excited to have the local food community come out for such a wonderful event raising awareness of the power of healthy soil. From community gardeners, backyard gardeners, school gardeners and urban farmers, this will be a true community event for Atlanta’s growers.Read More
Food Well Alliance’s latest Working Table gathered for its final convening where it made strategic recommendations for ways to systematically advance community-based composting in Metro Atlanta.Read More
From viewing hobby worms to meeting furry animals in a petting zoo, there will be a variety of exhibitors on hand to tell you more about their work and share resources and tools to help you enjoy the successes of gardening. Check out some of the exhibitors who you will get to meet next month during Soil Festival 2017 and learn what to bring for a complimentary soil screening.Read More
The Greenspace Director position at the Wylde Center is primarily responsible for all aspects of the greenspace program. Duties include management of the department work plan, supervision of greenspaces and development, support of site coordinators, community partners, and interns, and in general ensuring program success.Read More
Each year, Soil Festival would not be possible without the help from our partners, vendors and our host committee who work hard to put on a successful event each year. As we gear up for this year’s Soil Festival, get to know the 2017 Soil Festival Host Committee.Read More
Local food movement leaders working together to solve issues to increase production of sustainably grown, locally produced food identified developing a training program as one of the ways to increase community-based composting in Metro Atlanta.Read More