The local food movement is ever growing thanks to the individuals and organizations that we fondly call our opportunity makers, who host events for improving access to local foods. Submit your events related to metro Atlanta's local food system below.
The City of Atlanta Mayor's Office of Resilience is pleased to team up with co-organizers Agritecture Consulting and AgTech X for the Southeast's largest Urban Agriculture conference. Now in its 3rd year, this two-day gathering will bring together local and global changemakers in the Urban Agriculture and Local Food movement.
ALFI’s Annual Fruit Tree Sale offers a unique opportunity to buy fruiting trees, bushes, and vines chosen by experts for their ability to thrive in the Georgia climate with minimal maintenance.
Have you heard the term 'Food Forest'? A food forest is defined as an edible ecosystem designed and managed to provide food, medicine, fuel, and habitat for all of its community members.
Chestatee-Chattahoochee RC&D in partnership with Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission to host small farm conference at Unicoi State Park
The Chestatee-Chattahoochee Resource Conservation and District in partnership with the Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission and Natural Resources Conservation Service will be hosting a small farm conference Nov. 28-29, 2018, at Unicoi State Park in Helen, Ga.
Join us on November 3, 2018 from 10am-2pm at Sevananda for a sneak peak of the Just Food Market, a sliding scale CSA/farmers market hybrid launching in Atlanta in 2019. No matter how much an individual family can afford to contribute, everyone gets the same selection of fresh, local produce. SNAP/EBT are also accepted at every Just Food Market!
Community Farmers Markets invites you to our second annual solo fundraising gala, the Red Clay Soirée. Georgia Red Clay is the ground that connects us all and is the foundation from which our farmers grow and nourish our community. The event will highlight the best of the local food movement with the top Farmers, farm-to-table Chefs, and Bartenders in Atlanta, the Red Clay Soirée will be an exciting, elegant, and mission-driven event.
Experts each representing a different sector of the food industry – producers, consumers, and service providers – will discuss how Atlanta addresses food insecurity, and give their own vision for ending hunger and food waste both here in Georgia and around the world.