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Gangstas to Growers @ Jazz Fest

Atlanta Jazz Festival is one of the country's largest free jazz festivals, showcasing jazz legends and up-and-coming jazz greats. Performances run throughout the month of May, culminating each Memorial Day with  show-stopping performances at Piedmont Park. 

Gangstas to Growers is partnering with Fresh District to bring healthy options to Jazz Fest and they need your help! You will receive a t-shirt and delicious food for your service. Activities include: setting up the farmers market, passing out samples, clean up ,and breakdown of stations.

We appreciate and thank you! 

Sign up to volunteer here:

The festival page is

The Fresh District is a developing destination for metropolitan Atlanta to live, work and play in a community hub that drives agricultural innovation, relevant technology, culinary excellence and ongoing education.

Gangstas to Growers is a program focused on uplifting black youth through agriculture and community development.

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