Are you interested in learning how local food can fight diet-related diseases like diabetes, obesity and hypertension? Do you want to know how local food can help improve health outcomes in our city?
Then join us for Fresh II: A Health and Nutrition Local Food Forum.
Fresh II highlights how healthcare organizations and urban farmers are using local food to improve health outcomes, particularly in Atlanta’s Westside.
It will also feature the innovative work of the Good Samaritan Health Center, highlighting their approach and commitment to using local food through their on-site urban farm to improve health outcomes, promote behavior change and increase access to fresh food.
Fresh II is presented by Food Well Alliance in partnership with Wholesome Wave Georgia, Emory University’s Urban Health Initiative, The Rollins School of Public Health and Georgia Food Oasis.
This is a free event with lunch provided.
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how local food is being used as a tool to improve health outcomes in your community!
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The Local Food Forum Series
Fresh II is a part of our ongoing Local Food Forum Series that aims to bring our city together to learn more about Metro Atlanta’s local food movement and the hard work being done to connect our city to urban growers and fresh food.
The series is a component of the soon to be published Local Food Baseline Report that will highlight the key trends, challenges, and opportunities, and movement leaders that are building community in Metro Atlanta using sustainably-grown, locally-sourced food.
Save The Date for the Economic Development Local Food Forum on October 18. This forum will showcase how local food creates economic value.
Visit https://foodforums.localfoodatl.org to sign up so you can be the first to find out when registration opens.