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.
Join us on November 3, 2018 from 10am-2pm at Sevananda for a sneak peak of the Just Food Market, a sliding scale CSA/farmers market hybrid launching in Atlanta in 2019. No matter how much an individual family can afford to contribute, everyone gets the same selection of fresh, local produce. SNAP/EBT are also accepted at every Just Food Market!
Community Farmers Markets invites you to our second annual solo fundraising gala, the Red Clay Soirée. Georgia Red Clay is the ground that connects us all and is the foundation from which our farmers grow and nourish our community. The event will highlight the best of the local food movement with the top Farmers, farm-to-table Chefs, and Bartenders in Atlanta, the Red Clay Soirée will be an exciting, elegant, and mission-driven event.
Experts each representing a different sector of the food industry – producers, consumers, and service providers – will discuss how Atlanta addresses food insecurity, and give their own vision for ending hunger and food waste both here in Georgia and around the world.
In this 4-session course, Tony shares tips for building soils, managing and using compost effectively, and developing a sustainable foundation for gardens and farms of all sizes.