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: 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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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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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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The Center for Civic Innovation's Rohit Malhotra Becomes an Echoing Green Fellow

The Center for Civic Innovation's Rohit Malhotra Becomes an Echoing Green Fellow

Global nonprofit Echoing Green today announced that Atlanta native Rohit Malhotra has been awarded a highly competitive and coveted Fellowship for his work as the founder and executive director of the Center for Civic Innovation

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