Plant. Eat. Repeat.
Workshop Series

Enhance your connection to local food during the Plant. Eat. Repeat. workshop series at metro-Atlanta community gardens.

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Calling all new and experienced gardeners!

Want a stronger connection to your food and where it comes from? Do you desire a chance to network with neighbors and others in your community interested in edible gardening?

Food Well Alliance and the Atlanta Botanical Garden are continuing their partnership series of seasonal workshops at community gardens across Metro Atlanta. Whether you’re a novice or a gardening pro, tune into our virtual workshops prepared to learn from experts who will provide hands-on teaching and demonstrations.

Find your green thumb and deepen your gardening expertise by attending one of these virtual workshops.

Upcoming Workshops:

Find a fun, friendly, hands-on workshop near you and register for the virtual event today:
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Saturday, June 18 – 9:30 a.m.
Home Hydroponics
Location: Norcross Discovery Garden (219 Lawrenceville St NW, Norcross, GA 30071)

Wednesday, July 13 – 6:30 p.m.
Home Hydroponics
Location: Virtual (Facebook Live) Hosted by Mason Mill Community Garden (1458 McConnell Dr, Decatur, GA 30033)
Facebook Live

Saturday, July 16 – 9:30 a.m.
Home Hydroponics
Location: Smyrna Community Garden (4201 N Cooper Lake Rd SE, Smyrna, GA 30082)

AgLanta Eats Festival

AgLanta Eats, the hyper-local food festival now in its fifth year, returns to the Garden with a variety of tastings prepared by top local chefs utilizing the freshest ingredients from AgLanta growers and metro Atlanta farms. Enjoy a selection of beverages, live music, garden tours and more.

When: August 29, 5 – 8 p.m.


Volunteer Opportunities

The Garden and Food Well Alliance know that the best way to experience urban agriculture in our city is to volunteer at a nearby garden! Give back, get your hands dirty and engage with some beautiful, natural and often overlooked places in Atlanta. Typical volunteer tasks include weeding, mulching, turning compost, garden beautification, invasive plant removal and planting/harvesting as needed at local community gardens across the city.

  • Volunteer groups operate year-round (on various days) from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

  • Garden workdays are appropriate for groups of 8 – 25 volunteers, ages 8+.

  • Bring sturdy, close-toed shoes, clothes you don’t mind getting dirty and a reusable water bottle. Sunscreen and bug spray are also recommended.

  • Food Well Alliance will provide all tools, gloves, water, snacks and instruction for all workday tasks.

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