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.
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.
In conjunction with their grand opening, Cultured South will host the 2nd Annual Atlanta Fermentation Festival on Sunday, May 20th from noon to 6pm at Lee + White. The festival was created last year to grow awareness about fermentation and educate the community about the history and health benefits of traditional fermented foods.
Save the Date for MAUF's annual Spring Festival, scheduled to take place April 27, 2018 (Youth Day) 10:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.
Mingle and enjoy a four-course, privately prepared meal by Chef Julia Sneider featuring recipes from CFM's (Community Farmers Market) Spring cookbook. All courses also feature locally sourced produce, meats and cheeses. Set inside of a 130 year old Eastlake-Style Victorian " The Buchanan House" in Grant Park, there will be appetizers and wine included as part of your coursed meal.
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.
This year, Food Well Alliance is bringing community gardeners, school gardeners, backyard gardeners and the local food community together for our annual Soil Festival as we kick off International Compost Awareness Week (May 7- 13). Soil Festival 2017 will raise awareness of the benefits of using compost to improve and maintain high quality soil, to grow healthy food, to reduce the use of fertilizer and pesticides and to protect the environment.
The 2016 Soil Festival will be the perfect place to get the resources you need for your garden while meeting fellow growers
This free, final farewell event at Wheat Street Gardens will take place Saturday, April 23, where the Old Fourth Ward community, city officials, and other community voices will unite to share stories and experiences about the impact of TLW on the community.