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AgLanta Grows-a-Lot: What you Need to Know

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Join the Center for Civic Innovation for a Q&A with Mario Cambardella, City of Atlanta’s Urban Agriculture Director, about the new “Grows-a-Lot” program. Have you ever seen an abandoned lot and thought about how much better it would look as a garden or farm? Now is your chance! The City of Atlanta is offering select properties free of charge to nonprofits, entrepreneurs, and residents to start new urban gardens, farms and agribusinesses. Mario will discuss the program and answer questions for anyone interested in learning more!