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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to Sep 11

8th Annual Chefs Collaborative Summit

Chefs Collaborative’s 8th Annual Summit, Growing Community – Owning the Future, will take place in Atlanta, GA, Saturday, September 9 – Monday, September 11, set against the backdrop of Atlanta’s most iconic landmarks, such as the Fox Theatre, Atlanta Botanical Gardens and Ponce City Market. Join us for engaging presentations, hands-on workshops, delicious shared meals and celebrations, and networking with other chefs and food professionals who are building a better food system.

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5:00pm 5:00pm

National Young Farmer Round Table

As Congress debates the next farm bill, now is a critical time for young farmers to make their voices heard. The Young Farmer Roundtable is an opportunity for young and beginning farmers from the 8th District to share their needs directly with Congressman Scott and the agricultural community. Young farmers will speak to their challenges, successes and needs as young agricultural entrepreneurs and ask for Congressman Scott’s support in the farm bill process.

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4:00pm 4:00pm


  • FlatironCity “Official Host” on Broad Street NW and Poplar Street NW (map)
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PeachFest, a first of its kind event in Atlanta, hits downtown on Sunday, August 13. Named after Georgia’s most iconic product, this festival aims to celebrate all of this great state’s agricultural diversity – from the namesake peach to blueberries and peanuts, heritage breed pigs and Vidalia onions. 

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to Jul 22

Aglanta Forum

  • Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History (map)
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The Atlanta urban agriculture community is kicking off the Aglanta Forum on July 21-22, 2017, hosted at the Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History (AARL) in partnership with Historic Westside Gardensand the American Community Garden Association.

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Norcross Local Food Forum

  • Norcross Cultural Arts & Community Center (map)
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Join us for the Norcross Local Food Forum, which will highlight how Norcross works with community partners like Sustainable Norcross and the Georgia Farmers Market Association to build community and improving the quality of life for its diverse community of residents through sustainable measures and locally-produced food.

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9:00am 9:00am

On Farm GAP & Food Safety Workshops: Infrastructure Solutions & Food Safety Handling, Packaging, Storage and Transport

New Communities, Global Growers, Common Market Georgia and the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association present On-Farm GAP & Food Safety Workshops. The workshops will focus on practical farm infrastructure for small and limited-resource farms, packhouse management and wholesaler requirements for packaging.

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