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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May
5
10:00 AM10:00

Planting your Summer Garden

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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Mar
8
9:30 AM09:30

Water Testing and Employee Training at Rodgers Greens and Roots

FREE Water Testing and Employee Training Workshop hosted by Healthy Living Farm, Extension, GFVGA, Global Growers, USDA-NRCS, Cooper Ag, and Georgia Organics Each participant will receive templates and instructions on how to document for GAP/FSMA, an opportunity for a water test cost share, free lunch, and one-on-one and group consultation from Extension and GFVGA.

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Feb
27
5:30 PM17:30

Georgia Landowner Academy

This six session course is offered to landowners who own 10 or more acres of land and want to learn the basics of land management. The program will discuss ways to make your land more profitable and sustainable, how to apply for USDA programs, and provide estate planning assistance. It will also address heirs property issues, record-keeping, forestry, and agricultural business management.

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Jan
23
6:00 PM18:00

Food Production Series on the Gwinnett Technical College Student Vegetable Farm

  • Gwinnett Technical College Student Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Gardening year round is easy and rewarding in our mild Georgia Piedmont region climate. Learn how to select the best available location using key factors for success. We will cover efficient use of the space that you have available to maximize your vegetable production.

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Oct
7
10:00 AM10:00

TLW Gardening 101

  • 3353 Washington Road Atlanta, GA, 30344 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

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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Jun
29
9:00 AM09:00

On Farm GAP & Food Safety Workshops: Infrastructure Solutions & Food Safety Handling, Packaging, Storage and Transport

New Communities, Global Growers, Common Market Georgia and the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association present On-Farm GAP & Food Safety Workshops. The workshops will focus on practical farm infrastructure for small and limited-resource farms, packhouse management and wholesaler requirements for packaging.

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