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.
Chestatee-Chattahoochee RC&D in partnership with Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission to host small farm conference at Unicoi State Park
The Chestatee-Chattahoochee Resource Conservation and District in partnership with the Georgia Soil & Water Conservation Commission and Natural Resources Conservation Service will be hosting a small farm conference Nov. 28-29, 2018, at Unicoi State Park in Helen, Ga.
Community garden enthusiasts from Georgia and across the country will be meeting in Atlanta, Sept 13 – 16, for the 39th Annual Conference of the American Community Garden Association (ACGA). The ACGA is committed to building strong communities and enhancing community gardening and greening across the United States and Canada. The conference will be held at the Georgia International Convention Center in Atlanta.
The AgLanta Conference is a premier urban agriculture conference, organized by Agritecture and hosted by the City of Atlanta’s Office of Resilience, to showcase urban and controlled environment agriculture (CEA) innovation, foster community engagement, and generate economic development.
Georgia Beekeepers Association Spring Meeting is full of great speakers, fun beekeeping connections, and an informative dinner.
Athens Land Trust’s second Sustainable Agriculture Conference will be held February 9-10, 2018 at the Oconee County Civic Center in partnership with UGA Cooperative Extension and USDA agencies. This two-day conference will feature farm tours, inspiring stories, hands-on demonstrative workshops and networking with national agencies, local extension offices, and community partners.
Take part in the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling, and related topics
The one-day Mindful Eating conference in Atlanta, GA on January 15, 2018 marks the launch of the nationwide initiative and includes workshops on mindfulness and food justice, an interactive Mindful Meal, presentations from social justice leaders working in health equity, and a reading from the book—Mindful Eating for the Beloved Community.
The Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is the LARGEST educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors and suppliers. Anyone with an interest in specialty crop agriculture is invited to be a part of this event.
2017 Bi-National Domestic Fair Trade Association Conference | Linking Up: Creating Fair and Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains
This year, the Domestic Fair Trade Association is hosting a conference with the theme Linking Up: Creating Fair and Sustainable Agricultural Supply Chains in order to remind us that there are alternatives to our current food system and to inspire us to truly believe that these alternatives can become the norm.
Black Urban Growers (BUGs) and partners are pleased to present the 7th Annual Black Farmers & Urban Gardeners (BUGS) Conference, convening urban and rural farmers, students, chefs, food product makers, herbalists, nutritionists, consumers, policy makers, educators, activists and organizations from across the country! Rooted and Rising: Black Southern Land Legacies of Resistance & Resilience is the theme of this year’s conference.
Chefs Collaborative’s 8th Annual Summit, Growing Community – Owning the Future, will take place in Atlanta, GA, Saturday, September 9 – Monday, September 11, set against the backdrop of Atlanta’s most iconic landmarks, such as the Fox Theatre, Atlanta Botanical Gardens and Ponce City Market. Join us for engaging presentations, hands-on workshops, delicious shared meals and celebrations, and networking with other chefs and food professionals who are building a better food system.
The 16th Annual Parks & Greenspace Conference, Connecting with Parks, will explore how parks and greenspaces bridge gaps between individuals, communities, political jurisdictions, and ecosystems to become places of regional importance.
The Aglanta Conference is a gathering to showcase urban and controlled environment agriculture (CEA) innovation in the City of Atlanta, foster community engagement, and generate economic development.
Join the Harvard Food Law and Policy Clinic, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection, and RecyclingWorks Massachusetts for an action-oriented conference.