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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 2017 Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners National Conference
Nov
10
to Nov 12

2017 Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners National Conference

Black Urban Growers (BUGs) and partners are pleased to present the 7th Annual Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners (BUGS) Conference, convening urban and rural farmers, students, chefs, food product makers, herbalists, nutritionists, consumers, policy makers, educators, activists and organizations from across the country! Rooted and Rising: Black Southern Land Legacies of Resistance & Resilience is the theme of this year’s conference.

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Oct
7
10:00am10:00am

TLW Gardening 101

  • 3353 Washington Road Atlanta, GA, 30344 United States (map)
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Truly Living Well's Gardening 101 classes offer hands-on instruction that teach fundamental to advanced concepts for growing food where you live. The classes are given the first Saturday of every month at our East Point or Collegetown Farm locations. All classes include instruction and hands on experience, meaning that you will be getting your hands dirty!

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Sep
9
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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Aug
15
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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Aug
13
4:00pm 4:00pm

PeachFest

  • 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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Jul
21
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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Jul
18
11:30am11:30am

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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