Civil Eats: Growing Community and Feeding the Revolution on an Atlanta Urban Farm

Photo by  Timothy J

Photo by Timothy J

BY NNEKA M. OKONA  |  Food JusticeUrban Agriculture

The Georgia red clay does not exist in a vacuum. It nourishes the plants that find their home in its soil, thriving in a compound of nutrients, which in turn help to nurture and nourish those in surrounding communities, cities, and counties. With the right care, in an interdependent system, soil can be life-changing, a seedbed of revival and revolution.

And it’s with this intent that Rashid Nuri and his team of 35 employees have grown Atlanta-based Truly Living Well (TLW) into an education center, summer camp, and urban farm with roots in four communities across the city.

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