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.
Join Demo Day for CREATE’s second cohort on Saturday, April 21st in the Innovation Lab at Clark Atlanta University.CREATE, the Clark Russell Entrepreneurship and Technology Ecosystem, is an agriculture and food innovation pre-accelerator focused on serving aspiring entrepreneurs and southwest Atlanta.
Join a Fernbank scientist to explore Fernbank Forest, a 65-acre mature mixed-hardwood forest located in the heart of metro Atlanta. Participants will explore the diversity of native wildflowers and learn to identify them by their leaves and flowers.
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.
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!
Join the Wylde Center to share your seeds/scions, your knowledge, and your enthusiasm for different plant varieties with other gardeners and farmers. Connect with folks who might be your neighbors, or who might be from anywhere in our bioregion.
Join Invest Atlanta on Friday, January 19 at 12pm at the Adamsville Library for a lunch and learn about the iVillage at MLK project, which provides affordable, attractive, and transit-accessible retail and office space for small businesses. During the session, they’ll cover program objectives and the application requirements.
CREATE develops southwest Atlanta entrepreneurs in the AgriFood Technology industry beginning with a 12-week pre-accelerator. The program works with entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to develop an idea, define the value proposition, validate customer demand and build a prototype.
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F.E.E.D. is about empowering each other to be positive and do great things through creativity and urban agriculture.
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This webinar is to review the 2016 FLMFPP Request for Applications (RFA). In preparation for the webinar, please have the RFA in front of you. This webinar will cover areas such as.