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2015

May 27, 2015  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens Community Garden Wins $10K Grant, Kelsey Cochran

May 2, 2015  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Young Urban Farmers bring products to Market TodayLee Shearer

April 7, 2015  Flagpole  Cooking the CSA Way, Jodi Cash

March 5, 2015  UGA Today  UGA and community partners host school lunch cooking competition, Jan Levinson Hebbard

January 18, 2015  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Heather Benham takes over as Athens Land Trust’s new executive director, April Burkhart

January 7, 2015  Online Athens Banner-Herald  School HQ move could turn into bigger development, Lee Shearer

January 2015  The Daily Dirt: Georgia Organics  FoodCorps fridays: Where I’m from, Rachel Waldron

2014

December 17, 2014  Flagpole  The importance of land: Nancy Stangle looks back on the Athens Land Trust, Sarah Anne Perry

November 2014  The Daily Dirt: Georgia Organics  “Three Habaneros is three too many!” Constance Roberts

October 29, 2014  Flagpole  USDA Visit Underscores Threat to Garden, Jodi Cash

September 21, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens Land Trust earns renewed accreditation

September 13, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Nutrition guidance vital to good health, Marylin A. Hill

August 4, 2014  50 States of Style  My America: Hope Hilton’s Athens, GA, Nina Myers McCammon

August 2, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Strong, beautiful and godly girls distribute school supplies to children in need at West Broad Street Market, April Burkhart

August 1, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  dePeterse: Giving thanks for West Broad Farmers Market, Eddie dePeterse

August, 2014  Hip Green Scene  Athens

June 20, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens area people with disabilities find work growing seedlingsApril Burkhart

June 12, 2014  Red & Black  Four Farmer’s Markets provide fresh produce and support local economy, Shelby Eggers

May 21, 2014  Flagpole  Downtown trash, downtown deliveries, downtown plans and downtown cameras, Blake Aued

May 6, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens Salvation Army to hold grand opening for community garden, Allie Jackson

May 2, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  West Broad Market Garden opens Saturday, Andre Gallant

April 12, 2014  The Red and Black   Athens blooms with fresh produce when Farmers Market opens, Amanda Horne

April 8, 2014  The Red and Black  Spring signals return of farmers markets, Joe Youorski

April 7, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens planners table rezoning request for in-town farm, Jim Thompson

April 4, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Edible chatter: Athens chefs dinner date and menu set, and Peter Dale helps double EBT dollars, Andre Gallant

January 7, 2014  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Commission bolsters budgets for Athens Land Trust and Morton Theatre, community center projects, Nick Coltrain

December 13, 2013  Seed & Plate  Young urban farmers, Jodi Cash

December 10, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens seeks to shift fed money for community upgrades, Nick Coltrain

November 30, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens Land Trust grant to help lunchrooms get localAndre Gallant

November 22, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens Land Trusts receives USDA grant to boost local food at Athens’ schools, Andre Gallant

November 18, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens farmers markets provide keys to good nutrition, Kiersten Roberson, Anna Cheely, Sasha McBurse and Thomas Brown

November 1, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens Land Trust hosts African-American history festival, Andre Gallant

October 30, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Best bets: Todd Snider, black history, art feuds and bluegrass, Andre Gallant

October 2013  Business World Magazine  Perfectly planned progress

October 28, 2013  UGA Columns  A time for giving: Annual effort to raise money for charities kicks off, Aaron Hale

October 18, 2013 HGTV Front Door Athens Land Trust promotes homeownership for allHolly Aguirre

October 13, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald Watson-Brown awards grant to Athens Land Trust

September 24, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald UGA Extension, Athens Land Trust team up for sustainable agriculture conference Oct. 3UGA News

September 17, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens Land Trust awarded EPA environmental justice grant, Andre Gallant

August 22, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Planting soon to get underway at Athens’ new urban farm, Andre Gallant

August 12, 2013  WUGATV  Athens Land Trust buys new land, Matt Shedd

August 10, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  New urban farm and ag school planned for North Ave. neighborhood, Andre Gallant

June 25, 2013  AJC.com  County by county news for Wednesday, Carolyn Cunningham

June 6, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens and ‘creative placemaking’, Melissa Link

June 3, 2013  Athens Patch  A pool, some art, a celebration at the Rocksprings pool, Melissa Link

May 18, 2013  The Marietta Daily Journal  Discount deal’ preserves 152 acres on Lost Mountain, Leo Hohmann

May 3, 2013  WUGATV  Land trust helps launch local vendors, Matt Shedd

May 2, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  West Broad Market Garden opens second season Saturday, Andre Gallant

April 18, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Trail builder, professor and garden team win environmental awards, Lee Shearer

April 13, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Nonprofits: Too much of a good thing?, April Burkhart

April 3, 2013  Athens Patch  Want fresh veggies? The West Broad Market will soon open for another season, Rebecca McCarthy

April 1, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Seniors council starts weekly farmers market, April Burkhart

March 27, 2013  Flagpole  Selling what you sow, Blake Aued

March 14, 2013  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Workshop offers farmers information about loans, programs, Andre Gallant

March 3, 2013  The University of Georgia  Old scraps get new life in the landscape

February 13, 2013  Flagpole  Nonprofits and residents craft master plan for neighborhood, Kristen Morales

February 11, 2013  Shelterforce  Hanging on to the land, Jeffrey Yuen and Greg Rosenberg

January 9, 2013  Flagpole  Foreclosing on foreclosures, programs help low-income homeowners, Kristen Morales

2012

July 7, 2012  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Big land tract off Tallassee marked for conservation, Lee Shearer

July 5,2012  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Historian urges black gardeners to dig into their roots, Andre Gallant

July 1, 2012  Online Athens Banner-Herald  New community garden is multifaceted resource, April Burkhart

May 5, 2012  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Urban garden brings produce to marketAndre Gallant

April 10, 2012  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Heritage foundation sponsoring green bike tourBlake Aued

March 28,2012  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Local groups hit the trail this springBlake Aued

January 25, 2012  Flagpole  Commissioners will consider changes to local gardening regs, John Huie

January 23, 2012  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Gardens could yield extra cash, Blake Aued

2011

December 30, 2011  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Athens nonprofit turns foreclosed subdivision into affordable housing, Blake Aued

November 6, 2011  Athens Banner-Herald  Community gardens boost quality of life, Rachel Tribble

October 22, 2011  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Conservationists hope to protect big tract, Lee Shearer

October 10, 2011  University of Georgia’s Columns Magazine  The 2012 Campaign for Charities, Beth Gavrilles &  Matt Weeks

September 13, 2011  Online Athens Banner-Herald  ALT fundraiser set, Don Nelson

September 12, 2011  Online Athens Banner-Herald  Blueprint: Land Trust holding Harvest Moon Dinner

September 4, 2011  Online Athens Banner-Herald  The Exceptionals: Kate Austin, Don Nelson

August 6, 2011  Athens Banner-Herald  Blueprint: Garden network growing, Don Nelson

August 5, 2011  Athens Banner-Herald  Garden dedication planned SaturdayDon Nelson

2010

November 6, 2010  Athens Banner-Herald  With grant, number of community gardens will grow, Blake Aued

June 25, 2010  Athens Banner-Herald  Exhibit celebrates land and landscapes, Chris Starrs

June 20, 2010  Athens Banner-Herald  Land Trust wins conservation honorStaff Reports

June 11, 2010  Athens Banner-Herald  Heritage foundation hands out ’10 awards

June 6, 2010  Athens Banner-Herald  ‘Spirit of the Land’ captures just that, Staff Reports

2008

July 10, 2008  Athens Banner-Herald  Group, armed with grant, will dig at battle site

June 9, 2008  Athens Banner-Herald  Accolades for historical upkeep: Heritage Foundation awards

May 8, 2008  Athens Banner-Herald  Preservationists planning to dig into river site’s past

June 4, 2008  Athens Banner-Herald  For love of the land

April 27, 2008  Athens Banner-Herald  Cinema, affordable housing complex honored

April 5, 2008  Athens Banner-Herald  Hands-on treatment for homes

March 10, 2008  Athens Banner-Herald  Leisure services seeks block grants to better parks

January 29, 2008  Athens Banner-Herald  A farm forever: Owner joins pact to protect future of land 

2007

November 28, 2007  Athens Banner-Herald  Oconee Land Preserved

2005

April 15, 2005  Athens Banner-Herald  This land is our land: Fund-raiser for Athens and Oconee River land trusts celebrates the land, Julie Phillips

2004

April 18, 2004  Athens Banner-Herald  Volunteers prepare area for neighbors – Five Acre Woods Park, Beth Hatcher

February 14, 2004  Athens Banner-Herald  Land trust holding key to ownership – Affordable housing: Group looks to open doors, Allison Floyd

2002

November 14, 2002  Athens Banner-Herald  Group sees erosion, ‘bad’ ordinances: Problems at Barnett Shoals development, Lee Shearer

July 26, 2002  Athens Banner-Herald  Athens Land Trust (photo w/caption)

May 18, 2002  Athens Banner-Herald  Reassessment notices in mail, Jim Thompson

May 9, 2002  Athens Banner Herald  Events that respect our mothers

April 20, 2002  Athens Banner Herald  Little Award big deal for Athens Land Trust, Lee Shearer

April 19, 2002  Athens Banner Herald  Athens Land Trust’s environmental awards are well deserved

March 09, 2002  Athens Banner Herald  Land Trust puts family in new house, Shana Gallentine

2001

June 13, 2001  Athens Banner Herald  Neighborhood group saves land from development, Mary Jessica Hammes