Volunteers from St. Joe’s Prep School in Philadelphia, PA visited the Williams Farm to help us prepare the farm and learn a little bit about what we do at ALT. After lunch, we walked over to Five Acre Woods in the neighboring lot and cleared invasive plant species including wisteria, Chinese privet, and English ivy. […]
On June 6th ALT held a Farmer Outreach Workshop at the Williams Farm. Our Farmer Outreach Workshops are targeted towards underserved farmers in Athens area. Underserved farmers are individuals and groups who have not participated in or have recieved benefits from the USDA or NRCS programs, which may improve their quality of life, and/or 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 […]
Young Urban Farmer program member Alexa Slaboda spoke on her experiences in the Athens community and her work with the YUF at a local forum on race and community held a the Morton theater this past Monday. The event featured panelists including Ben and Jerry’s co-founder Ben Cohen (shown in the photograph below with Alexa), […]
This past Saturday the West Broad Market Garden hosted a fabulous volunteer day to help us prepare for our upcoming farmers market on May 2nd. Volunteers from the Society of Environmental Engineers, the UGA Habitat for Humanity and the UGA Horticulture all helped to make this a truly productive day!
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 […]
After working with us to create a custom, zero-step entry Universal Design structure, Amanda Alford is thrilled to finally call this home her very own. Universal Design embraces the concept that there is a wide spectrum of human abilities and that spaces should be constructed for the widest range of people possible. Thanks to First American […]