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Friday, January 15, 2010

Atlanta Community Garden and Urban Ag Visit

Whew, what a couple days in Atlanta!  And, who knew such incredible Community Gardening and Urban Agriculture work was going on here in Metro Atlanta?!  I remain impressed.

Here are the gardens, farms, folks, and programs that I visited in the past 48 hours (in chronological order).  Links route to the garden/farm website, listing on the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA) website, or to an article that references said garden or farm.

Blue Heron Community Garden

Good Shepherd Community Church Community Garden/Urban Farm

Sister DeBorah Williams at Mother Clyde Memorial West End Community Garden

Rashid Nuri at Truly Living Well Natural Urban Farm

Decatur High School Community Garden

Oakhurst Community Garden

Scott Park Community Garden

Bobby Wilson,  Atlanta Urban Gardening Program Coodinator and President of the American Community Gardening Association (ACGA)

Fred Conrad, Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) Community Garden Program Coordinator

Martha Gross, Community Garden/ Food Security Activist in a Gainesville, GA Latino community.


Decatur High School Community garden.


Rashid Nuri and Bobby Wilson working together in an urban garden.

Tomorrow I'll be at the Community Gardening "Train the Trainer" workshop co-sponsored by the ACGA and the ACFB.


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