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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More