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.

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

Interested in being a sponsor? Check this out.

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.

 

And sign our letter to congratulate Paula Farmer here!

 

Find the Radish!

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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
Earthfare
YMCA
Boys and Girls Club 4th St
Boys and Girls Club at HT Edwards
Costa de Jalisco Grocery
Athens Botanical Garden
Avid Bookshop