ALT’s own Nancy Stangle has been featured in the Flagpole this week as she looks back upon her tenure as executive director following her recent retirement. The article provides a background on how Nancy and her business partner, Skipper StipeMaas started ALT back in 1994, and goes to explain our projects addressing affordable housing, conservation, […]
Congratulations to the Shelnutts on their farm conservation easement! Congratulations to the Shelnutts on their permanent farm conservation easement made possible by funding from the Natural Resource Conservation Service (NRCS), Oconee County SPLOST program, and a donation from the Shelnutt family. The easement protects 42-acre Oconee County farm that has been in the Shelnutt family […]
Summer 2014 Farm to School Update: This summer, Athens-Clarke County Farm to School provided 60 pounds of cucumbers for the Summer Feeding Program in Athens-Clarke County. The summer feeding program provided free lunches to Clarke County students May 27 through July 25. The meals were provided Monday through Friday at three Clarke County Schools: Howard […]
On May 17th, 2014, Athens Land Trust celebrated the life of Al Pless, who devoted much of his life to supporting ALT. Al was a passionate cyclist and lover of life. It was a beautiful day and many people joined in the rides and celebration party at Ted’s Most Best. ALT would like to thank […]
Nancy Stangle is recognized for helping to grow the Community Land Trust movement! Athens Land Trust would like to congratulate Nancy Stangle, Emerita Director, on receiving the 2014 Swann Matthei Award! The Swann Matthei Award recognizes the outstanding contribution of an individual or organization in promoting the use of the community land trust in building […]
The Double Dollars Dinner was held on April 27, 2014 at The National Restaurant with Chef Peter Dale. The proceeds will be used for the doubling of Federal and State nutrition benefits.
GreenFest is a community-wide celebration of the environment and Earth Day, and the Awards Ceremony is an inspiring event that acknowledges the efforts of local citizens and groups. The GreenFest Awards Ceremony was held on April 17, 2014. ALT presented the Donor of the Year Award, the Community Garden of the Year Award, and the […]
Spring 2014 Spinach Aggregation Received over 80 pounds of naturally grown spinach from local farmers Recorded weight, plot and temperature of spinach received from farmers to maintain food safety Labeled each package of spinach with weight and plot to further protect food safety Triple washed and aggregated spinach into ½ pound bags at the Career […]