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Conservation Easements, ALT, Highlighted by Georgia Urban Forest Council

This article, published in the Georgia Urban Forest Council’s 2016 issue of Shade Magazine, explains the value of conservation easements:  

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Former Refugee Opens Dream Restaurant

Haregu Bahtu a former West Broad Farmers Market vendor, just opened up her own restaurant, Mannaweenta Ethiopian in August. Published December 8, 2015 in Red & Black Newspaper http://www.redandblack.com/culture/former-refugee-opens-dream-restaurant/article_7abb4e6a-9d14-11e5-8993-dbdcdcded049.html

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Clarke County Named “Outstanding District” for Farm to School

ATLANTA— Clarke County School District was given the “Outstanding District” Golden Radish Award, the highest level of recognition in the state for farm to school programs. The school district was recognized at the state Capitol on Oct. 7 for its successful work to educate students on nutrition and agriculture by State School Superintendent Richard Woods, […]

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St. Mary’s Produce Stand Helps Health Care Workers Stay Healthy

Athens Land Trust partners with St. Mary’s Hospital in organizing a weekly produce stand. Published July 29, 2015 in Flagpole: http://www.flagpole.com/food/the-locavore/2015/07/29/st-mary-s-produce-stand-helps-health-care-workers-stay-healthy

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Camp DIG 2015

We wrapped up our first Camp DIG program on Friday, July 17th and we couldn’t be more thrilled at having had the opportunity to bring new experiences and education to ACC students. Camp DIG (Dream, Investigate, Grow) was a Monday through Friday summer camp from July 6th-18th for 25 students aged 7 to 14. The camp […]

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Preserving land in Historic Madison, GA

This past Tuesday, Athens Land Trust closed on four conservation easements in the Historic District of Madison, Georgia. Round Bowl Spring (1.35 acres), Presidents Park (2.52 acres) and Pritchard Farm (19 acres) were donated by the City of Madison. Tanyard Branch (2.85 acres) was donated by the Downtown Development Authority of Madison (DDA). All four […]

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A new home for Kathy

We’re so excited to have helped Kathy find her new affordable home! Congratulations, Kathy!

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Alex closes on new home

Congratulations to our newest homeowner, Alex! Alex closed on his home last week. Athens Land Trust is a long-term partner with our homeowners. Welcome to the Athens Land Trust family, Alex!

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