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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Summer in the Vegetable Garden - A Practical How-to Workshop
Jun
7
to Jun 28

Summer in the Vegetable Garden - A Practical How-to Workshop

Gwinnett Technical College in partnership with Alegre Farm in Dacula, Georgia is offering courses designed to enhance skills and appreciation of sustainable agriculture in farming practices for homeowners that are economically viable, environmentally sound and socially responsible, but yet productive.

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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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Apr
12
6:00 PM18:00

Planting Your Spring Vegetable Garden - A Practical How-to Workshop

  • Gwinnett Technical College Learn-in Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop stresses sustainable gardening practices such as mulching, efficient watering methods, on-site composting, integrated pest management, and use of soil amendments. 
Topics will include preparing a bed early spring and summer crops, cover crops, installing transplants, harvesting, some pest control, and watering techniques.

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Apr
7
2:30 PM14:30

Planting a Bee-Friendly Garden

Grow your very own bee-friendly garden and see your garden flourish in blooms and fruits! Presented by Gwinnett County Public Library, join UGA Extension Gwinnett Master Gardener, Wes Nettleton, to learn how you can design your landscapes and gardens to be more bee-friendly, what plants are best in attracting bees to aid in pollination, and what types of pesticides to use.

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Apr
5
6:00 PM18:00

Planting Your Spring Vegetable Garden - A Practical How-to Workshop

  • Gwinnett Technical College Learn-in Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop stresses sustainable gardening practices such as mulching, efficient watering methods, on-site composting, integrated pest management, and use of soil amendments. 
Topics will include preparing a bed early spring and summer crops, cover crops, installing transplants, harvesting, some pest control, and watering techniques.

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Mar
29
6:00 PM18:00

Planting Your Spring Vegetable Garden - A Practical How-to Workshop

  • Gwinnett Technical College Learn-in Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop stresses sustainable gardening practices such as mulching, efficient watering methods, on-site composting, integrated pest management, and use of soil amendments. 
Topics will include preparing a bed early spring and summer crops, cover crops, installing transplants, harvesting, some pest control, and watering techniques.

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Mar
29
11:30 AM11:30

Irrigation Management Workshop

  • Burke County Office Park Auditorium, Waynesboro (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Brier Creek Soil and Water Conservation District is sponsoring an educational workshop discussing Irrigation Management Technology. Speakers to include Tom Mims of the Brier Creek Soil and Water Conservation District, Andy Murdoc from Zimmatic, UGA Specialist Dr. Wesley Porter, and Bo Blanchard of Blanchard Equipment.

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Mar
22
6:30 PM18:30

Planting a Bee-Friendly Garden

Grow your very own bee-friendly garden and see your garden flourish in blooms and fruits! Presented by Gwinnett County Public Library, join UGA Extension Gwinnett Master Gardener, Wes Nettleton, to learn how you can design your landscapes and gardens to be more bee-friendly, what plants are best in attracting bees to aid in pollination, and what types of pesticides to use.

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Mar
22
6:00 PM18:00

Planting Your Spring Vegetable Garden - A Practical How-to Workshop

  • Gwinnett Technical College Learn-in Farm (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This workshop stresses sustainable gardening practices such as mulching, efficient watering methods, on-site composting, integrated pest management, and use of soil amendments. 
Topics will include preparing a bed early spring and summer crops, cover crops, installing transplants, harvesting, some pest control, and watering techniques.

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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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Mar
2
12:30 PM12:30

Chipper Operator Specialist Workshop

  • Habersham Extension Agriculture Service Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Tree Care Industry Association’s Tree Care Academy Chipper Operator Specialist course is designed to train tree care personnel in hazards, as well as accepted practices for brush chipper operation and other associated tasks.  This course will provide tree crew workers formal training that will increase involvement with overall OSHA safety compliance and self-policing

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Cooking With Heart
Feb
24
10:00 AM10:00

Cooking With Heart

Good Samaritan Health Center presents Cooking With Heart series with the American Heart Association. These programs are closely linked to Good Sam's farm and the food they grow fresh on site. This series will feature soul food recipes with healthy twists.

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Feb
20
9:00 AM09:00

Water Testing and Employee Training Workshop (FREE)

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. * This workshop is limited to 15 participants *

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Cooking With Heart
Feb
17
10:00 AM10:00

Cooking With Heart

Good Samaritan Health Center presents Cooking With Heart series with the American Heart Association. These programs are closely linked to Good Sam's farm and the food they grow fresh on site. This series will feature soul food recipes with healthy twists.

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Cooking With Heart
Feb
10
10:00 AM10:00

Cooking With Heart

Good Samaritan Health Center presents Cooking With Heart series with the American Heart Association. These programs are closely linked to Good Sam's farm and the food they grow fresh on site. This series will feature soul food recipes with healthy twists.

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Cooking With Heart
Feb
3
10:00 AM10:00

Cooking With Heart

Good Samaritan Health Center presents Cooking With Heart series with the American Heart Association. These programs are closely linked to Good Sam's farm and the food they grow fresh on site. This series will feature soul food recipes with healthy twists.

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Jan
28
1:00 PM13:00

Herbalism in Activism with Common Apothecary

In this workshop we will explore the intersection of herbal medicine, self care, and activism through readings, discussion, and hands on experiential herbal medicine making for a take home herbal tool kit. Participants will also leave with screen printed posters illustrating herbalist recipes from WonderRoot's Activist Screen Print Studio.
 

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