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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Mar
18
12:00 PM12:00

Kids Day on the Farm | Atlanta Science Festival

Come visit a real-life science lab—an organic farm! Families will have the opportunity to explore the science of a real farm right inside the city. Come prepared to romp on this beautiful farm, get your hands a little dirty, and learn about food and farming. We will have plenty of kid-friendly activities. Dress for the weather, and bring your own water and snacks. 

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Mar
13
10:00 AM10:00

Sprouting Scientists | Atlanta Science Festival

Discover the fabulous world of plants and animals at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Hands on stations focusing on the natural world will introduce toddlers to life science concepts such as metamorphosis and plant diversity. Sprouting scientists will also notice changes in the garden as it emerges from its winter slumber. Come and run among the spring blooms, listen to bird songs, and have fun at our specially designed stations. Great field trip opportunity! 

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East Atlanta Village Farmers Market Tree Lighting & Decorating Party
Dec
7
4:00 PM16:00

East Atlanta Village Farmers Market Tree Lighting & Decorating Party

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Come ring in the holiday season at the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market!  They'll be a decorating a community tree courtesy of King of Pops Tree Elves. Bring your own ornaments or make ornaments and garlands and string up lights with us! King of Pops - Popsicle ornament craft workshop with the Tree Elves. 

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Atlanta Botanical Garden | Garden Lights, Holiday Nights
Nov
11
to Jan 7

Atlanta Botanical Garden | Garden Lights, Holiday Nights

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The seventh annual electrical extravaganza features spectacular light displays throughout the Garden, including the new high-tech Nature's Wonders, illuminating the world's natural phenomena through countless strands of synchronized dancing lights strung high over Storza Woods. Through Jan. 7, explore the Walk of Flames and Tunnel of Light along with favorites such as the Orchestral Orbs, Glittering Galaxy, Radiant Rainforest, and Model Trains that continue to make the exhibition a must-see holiday tradition.

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