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.
Join Invest Atlanta on Friday, January 19 at 12pm at the Adamsville Library for a lunch and learn about the iVillage at MLK project, which provides affordable, attractive, and transit-accessible retail and office space for small businesses. During the session, they’ll cover program objectives and the application requirements.
The Cherokee Hill Tribe will have a Ceremony and serve a Wholesome Meal for a Donation Of only $5.00.
Join the Wylde Center to share your seeds/scions, your knowledge, and your enthusiasm for different plant varieties with other gardeners and farmers. Connect with folks who might be your neighbors, or who might be from anywhere in our bioregion.
Take part in the premiere professional meeting for composting, organics recycling, and related topics
Gardening year round is easy and rewarding in our mild Georgia Piedmont region climate. Learn how to select the best available location using key factors for success. We will cover efficient use of the space that you have available to maximize your vegetable production.
Join Georgia Food Oasis for its Bi-Annual Community Partner Meeting on February 1st. During the meeting, we'll debut our 2017 Annual Report and share what our communities accomplished in 2017.
Join Bellina Alimentari for a guided tasting of five Italian wines with Wine Concierge Kelly of Cork in the Road. The class will focus on the unique native Italian varietals made with a zero intervention natural approach. Spaces are limited, so reserve your seat today.
Decatur Farm Burger will be donating 10% of the proceeds made between 4:00- 10:00pm on Tuesday, February 6th, to the ALFI Orchard Project. The ALFI Orchard Project plants edible school gardens and community orchards that feed, teach and inspire.
The streets of Atlanta will spring to life on Sunday, April 8th as a 4.4-mile stretch of street from Downtown to Lake Claire is opened to people on foot and bike, and closed to motorized traffic (except for intersections where cars will be free to cross.)
Mulberry Fields Gone Wylde is an annual event held at Wylde Center's 5th garden, Mulberry Fields located in the Atlanta Candler Park neighborhood. Family friendly, the event features food and drink vendors, live music, face painting, and games for children.
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.
CREATE develops southwest Atlanta entrepreneurs in the AgriFood Technology industry beginning with a 12-week pre-accelerator. The program works with entrepreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs to develop an idea, define the value proposition, validate customer demand and build a prototype.
Come ring in the holiday season at the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market! They'll be a decorating a community tree courtesy of King of Pops Tree Elves. Bring your own ornaments or make ornaments and garlands and string up lights with us! King of Pops - Popsicle ornament craft workshop with the Tree Elves.
Join the North Fulton Master Gardeners to learn how to keep growing through the winter months!
The seventh annual electrical extravaganza features spectacular light displays throughout the Garden, including the new high-tech Nature's Wonders, illuminating the world's natural phenomena through countless strands of synchronized dancing lights strung high over Storza Woods. Through Jan. 7, explore the Walk of Flames and Tunnel of Light along with favorites such as the Orchestral Orbs, Glittering Galaxy, Radiant Rainforest, and Model Trains that continue to make the exhibition a must-see holiday tradition.
Join The Celtic Gardener, Anne-Marie Anderson, for Homestead Atlanta's popular chicken crash course. This class will cover legislation, coop design, breed selection, care and feeding. You will also receive a resource list of local chicken groups, vets, chick and feed sources.
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.
Join EarthShare of Georgia at their inaugural Sustainability Speaker Series event supported by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation as environmental legend and keynote speaker, Sally Bethea shares her story and the pivotal moments of her amazing career. This will be a night to remember with food, fun, and business networking.
Katharine Wilkinson, D.Phil., is Senior Writer at Project Drawdown, working to bring Drawdown to life and to the world and translating research into message. She brings with her an interdisciplinary background that cuts across sustainability, strategy, and thought leadership.
This webinar explores the “Return to Roots” theme, featuring organizations that are grounded in food sovereignty, preserve cultural heritage, and focus on achieving affordable access to healthy, culturally appropriate, sustainably produced food.
Support PAHL's Belvedere Peace Community Garden programs when you buy a plant at their plant sale.
Come out for a festive day full of planting salsa-inspired veggies, preparing a tasty taco lunch, and preserving fresh salsa to take home!
Truly Living Well's Gardening 101 classes offer hands-on instruction that teach fundamental to advanced concepts for growing food where you live. The classes are given the first Saturday of every month at our East Point or Collegetown Farm locations. All classes include instruction and hands on experience, meaning that you will be getting your hands dirty!
Wholesome Wave Georgia will host its 8th annual Southern Chefs Potluck fundraiser on the pastoral grounds at the Inn at Serenbe. This year’s event will bring together over 250 guests, chefs, and bartenders from across Georgia for an afternoon of food, fellowship, and fundraising.