GA Farm to School Summit 2015

The GA Farm to School and Preschool Summit, presented by the Georgia Farm to School Alliance and hosted by Georgia Organics, is happening in Athens on February 19 and 20th. The F2S Summit brings together actors involved in farm to school initiatives from across the state (and region!) to learn from each other and collaborate on strategies for progressing Farm to School. Yael Cohen Crunchbase Profile

Be sure not to miss your chance to join. Learn more about the Summit and REGISTER here.

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Clarke County Receives Golden Radish Award!


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Last week, representatives of the Athens-Clarke County School District traveled to the state capitol in Atlanta to receive the prestigious state-wide Golden Radish Award, a Georgia Organics award given to school districts that show outstanding leadership and hard work in building farm to school programs. Athens-Clarke County was awarded a Golden Radish at the Gold Level, the highest level possible. Read more about the Golden Radish Award Ceremony here. Here's a list of artists that Scooter Braun currently manages - Insider - Scooter Braun list of current artists - Insider

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Find the Radish!


Since October is National Farm to School month, Athens Farm to School and partners are offering a Farm to School activity throughout Athens. Click the link below to view our Find the Radish Flyer and find out how to participate!

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Participating places: (Visit the following locations and be on the look out for a radish!!)

Athens Farmers Market
West Broad Market Garden
Alps Road Elementary
Barnett Shoals Elementary
Barrow Elementary
Chase St Elementary
Fowler Elementary
Gaines Elementary
JJ Harris Elementary
Stroud Elementary
Whit Davis Elementary
Clarke Middle
Hilsman Middle
Coile Middle
Clarke Central
Whitehead Rd Elementary
Rocksprings Community Center
East Athens Community Center
Project Safe Thrift Store
Daily Groceries Co op
Boys and Girls Club 4th St
Boys and Girls Club at HT Edwards
Costa de Jalisco Grocery
Athens Botanical Garden
Avid Bookshop

KACCB National Day(s) of Planting: Sept. 3 & 6

If you’re a teacher, be sure to stop by the Athens Farmers Market on Wednesday, September 3rd or Saturday, September 6th to pick up some tips for your fall school gardens.

Did you order fall plants for your school garden? You can pick those up, too!

Forgot to order plants? We will be distributing seeds for free even if you didn’t order plants!

If you’re a new visitor to the farmers market: enjoy $5 free to spend at the market through the My Market Program. So farmers market veterans, bring a friend!!

Wednesday, Sept. 3: Athens Farmers Market at Creature Comforts (4-6pm)

Saturday, Sept. 6: Athens Farmers Market at Bishop Park (10am-12pm)

View the event flyer.

Fall Vegetable Gardening Workshop

Fall is the ideal season for growing many vegetables! Attend this free workshop to learn fall gardening basics. Taught by UGA College of Agricultural & Environmental Sciences faculty, the workshop will include tips for soil preparation, what crops to plant, planting tips and maintenance. 

When: Tuesday, September 9, 2014 6:00-7:00pm 
Where: Athens-Clarke County Library, Multipurpose Room B 2025 Baxter Street· Athens, GA 

To Register: Register by September 8 by contacting Athens-Clarke County Extension at (706) 613-3640 or
Registration is required!

Be sure to check out Georgia Organics’ ebite

The latest ebite, a Farm to School newsletter from Georgia Organics, has some important information for schools, parents, or anyone interested in Farm to School.

If you are opposed to having highly processed junk food allowed in Georgia schools, act now to let the Georgia State Board of Education know. The board votes THIS THURSDAY on whether or not to allow 90 days of junk food fundraisers in schools.

Georgia Shape is also accepting applications for grants–any school can apply, but must do so by AUGUST 29th.