Local Food Forums

Local Food Forum Fresh 1

Do you want to know how community leaders are using local food to build stronger and healthier communities in Metro Atlanta? Want to discuss how you can help create the community you want to live in? Join the conversation at one of our Local Food Forums happening all over our city.


Norcross Local Food Forum

The Norcross Local Food Forum highlighted community partners like Sustainable Norcross and the Georgia Farmers Market Association to build community and improve the quality of life for its diverse community of residents through sustainable measures and locally-produced food. This event focused on Norcross and Gwinnett County’s demographic trends, community and economic development projects, and hyperlocal activities such as the Norcross Community Market, which make the city and county vibrant.

 

Fresh I: A Health & Nutrition Local Food Forum

From forging new partnerships to learning about the work being done at the Good Samaritan Health Center, Fresh I was an opportunity to learn more about how health and local food work together to improve the health of our city and communities.

 

Fresh II: A Health & Nutrition Local Food Forum

Fresh II brought together urban growers and health professionals to highlight the work being done on Atlanta’s Westside and in Metro Atlanta to improve health outcomes through local food.

 

Economic Development Local Food Forum

During the Economic Development Local Food Forum, we heard the incredible stories of two local food leaders and a community partner and leader who are all working to boost economic development in Atlanta through locally-grown food.