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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Chestatee-Chattahoochee RC&D in partnership with Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission to host small farm conference at  Unicoi State Park
Nov
28
to Nov 29

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.

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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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Mar
27
to Mar 28

The AgLanta Conference 2018: Smart Ag for Smart Cities

  • The Georgia Railroad Freight Depot (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The AgLanta Conference is a premier urban agriculture conference, organized by Agritecture and hosted by the City of Atlanta’s Office of Resilience, to showcase urban and controlled environment agriculture (CEA) innovation, foster community engagement, and generate economic development.
 

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Sustainable Agriculture Conference
Feb
9
to Feb 10

Sustainable Agriculture Conference

  • Oconee County Civic Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Athens Land Trust’s second Sustainable Agriculture Conference will be held February 9-10, 2018 at the Oconee County Civic Center in partnership with UGA Cooperative Extension and USDA agencies. This two-day conference will feature farm tours, inspiring stories, hands-on demonstrative workshops and networking with national agencies, local extension offices, and community partners.

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Jan
15
9:00 AM09:00

Mindful Eating for the Beloved Community Atlanta Conference

The one-day Mindful Eating conference in Atlanta, GA on January 15, 2018 marks the launch of the nationwide initiative and includes workshops on mindfulness and food justice, an interactive Mindful Meal, presentations from social justice leaders working in health equity, and a reading from the book—Mindful Eating for the Beloved Community.

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Jan
11
to Jan 14

2018 Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference

  • Savannah International Trade and Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is the LARGEST educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors and suppliers. Anyone with an interest in specialty crop agriculture is invited to be a part of this event.

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Dec
14
to Dec 16

2017 Bi-National Domestic Fair Trade Association Conference | Linking Up: Creating Fair and Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains

This year, the Domestic Fair Trade Association is hosting a conference with the theme Linking Up: Creating Fair and Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains in order to remind us that there are alternatives to our current food system and to inspire us to truly believe that these alternatives can become the norm.

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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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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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Jan
25
to Jan 28

Lexington, Kentucky

Southern Sustainable Agriculture Working Group’s 26th annual conference is for serious organic and sustainable producers, farm to school participants, urban farmers or those interested in creating more vibrant community food systems in the South. 

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