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.



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Decatur's Dinner Party & Fundraiser
Sep
8
6:00 PM18:00

Decatur's Dinner Party & Fundraiser

For the 6th year, the City of Decatur and Global Growers present Decatur’s Dinner Party. This annual fundraiser celebrates Decatur’s vibrant food community - from the talented growers who grow fresh, healthy food right here in Decatur to the extraordinary chefs whose restaurants serve Decatur families delicious food day after day.

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American Community Garden Association Conference
Sep
13
to Sep 16

American Community Garden Association Conference

  • Georgia International Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Community garden enthusiasts from Georgia and across the country will be meeting in Atlanta, Sept 13 – 16, for the 39th Annual Conference of the American Community Garden Association (ACGA). The ACGA is committed to building strong communities and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada. The conference will be held at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.

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Summer in the Vegetable Garden - A Practical How-to Workshop
Jun
7
to Jun 28

Summer in the Vegetable Garden - A Practical How-to Workshop

Gwinnett Technical College in partnership with Alegre Farm in Dacula, Georgia is offering courses designed to enhance skills and appreciation of sustainable agriculture in farming practices for homeowners that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible, but yet productive.

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Grillin' & Chillin' 2018 - Fruit Forward Orchards
Jun
6
6:00 PM18:00

Grillin' & Chillin' 2018 - Fruit Forward Orchards

Grillin’ & Chillin’ — Emory Point’s signature foodie fundraising series — returns for its third consecutive year with top Atlanta-area chefs and mixologists, most of whom partnered with Emory Point on Grillin’ & Chillin’ the past two years, giving their time to serve up more fabulous food and delicious drinks to raise funds for community nonprofits. A popular local jazz band will also add harmony and melody to the feasting fun.

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