May 20, 2017 | 9 AM – 1 PM
Begins and ends at the Atlanta History Center (130 West Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30305)
This May, Park Pride and Food Well Alliance will bring together community garden and urban ag enthusiasts for a tour of plots and farms in the City of Atlanta and to network with local garden enthusiasts.
Enjoy a guided tour of each garden and farm, and engage in discussions led by gardeners and farmers about their experience in the local food / urban ag movement of Atlanta, gardening and harvesting techniques, operations, community engagement, and outreach strategies.
Whether you are an experienced or novice gardener, or simply interested in learning more about community gardens in Atlanta, this tour will provide plenty of insight and inspiration. Come fall in love with our growing community and our city!
This year, our tour will visit:
- the Marian Road Senior High Rise Community Garden
- Farm Chastain Urban Teaching Garden
- Blue Heron Community and Pollinator Gardens
- Smith Family Farm Gardens at the Atlanta History Center… featuring chickens, sheep and goats!
Attendees will also enjoy a delicious picnic lunch at the Atlanta History Center!