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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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ALT Competing in School Lunch Challenge

From UGA Today UGA and community partners host school lunch cooking competition March 5, 2015 Contact: Jan Levinson Hebbard Athens, Ga. – Local chefs will take on the School Lunch Challenge creating tasty dishes that meet USDA requirements for the National School Lunch Program, and locals will have a chance to sample the creations at the […]

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Heather Benham Makes News

“A long-time employee of ALT, Benham began working with the organization in 2001 as a intern while earning a dual degree in law and historic preservation at the University of Georgia. Prior to attending UGA, Benham attended Hendrix College, a small liberal arts school in her home state of Arkansas, where she earned an undergraduate […]

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Nancy Stangle Reflects on our 20th Anniversary

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, […]

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