On Saturday, November 5th, the West Broad Farmers Market hosted its 4th Annual Athens Heritage and Urban Agriculture Festival in conjunction with the Athens Area Black History Committee. The event celebrated African American history and traditions, particularly those surrounding the West Broad School and urban agriculture. Keynote speaker, Christina Hylton, spoke about the intersection of agriculture […]
Over 300 guests attended the 2016 Fall Festival, which included trick or treating, cooking demos, live music, and a kid’s costume contest! For the second year running, Mrs. Famborough was the winner of the Sweet Potato Pie Contest!
We had a great turnout for this year’s Annual Meeting & Celebration. Guests enjoyed live music from musician David Court, complimentary beverages and hors d’oevures, and tours of the rehabilitated caretaker’s cottage and the trails in 5-Acre Woods. We look forward to another tremendous year and to sharing all of our successes with you next […]
ALT hosted a fun and festive block party and open house at the completed Cottages at Cannontown on Thursday, July 18th. With delicious refreshments (including fresh-baked cookies), great music provided by WXAG The Light 1470, lots of guests toured our new Earth Craft homes made from efficient and sustainable materials! All three homes are available for purchase for […]
On Saturday, April 27th, the Al Pless Memorial Bike was held to celebrate the life of Al Pless, who devoted much of his life to supporting the Athens Land Trust and who was a passionate cyclist. Riders showed their support by riding either a 61- or 38- mile loop through Clarke and Oglethorpe Counties. After the […]
On Sunday, May 17th, members of the Athens Land Trust joined us at a special dining event at the The National downtown. Chef Peter Dale prepared a special locally-grown meal and Willa Fambrough of ICookie_ForYou baked a delicious dessert. The proceeds from this event will be used to support projects at the West Broad Market […]
Greenfest is an annual event wherein organizations in the Athens area come together for a community-wide celebration of sustainable environments in order to raise awareness at the home, business, and community level. At the Greenfest Awards ceremony on April 17th, organizations and individuals gathers to celebrate our “greenest” honorees. Athens Land Trust was honored to […]
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 […]