JUST FOOD MOVEMENT
Georgia Farmers Market Association (GFMA) will host a weekend packed with Food Justice focused activities for farmers, market leaders, and community advocates who want to support JUST FOOD FARMERS MARKETS (coming June 2019). Sign up to become a GFMA Just Food Sustainer Member and to Join The Just Food Movement! Scroll down for more details on how you can get involved during the Just Food Weekend (Sat & Sun, March 23rd & 24th) and Plant Some Sh*t Day!!!
LOCAL LOW COUNTRY BOIL
GFMA’s First Local Low Country Boil
Sunday, March 24 at 7pm
At Home grown
968 Memorial Dr SE,
Atlanta, GA 30316
Come out and enjoy some delicious, locally made Low Country Boil prepared by
Kevin Mobley of Anna Bell’s Mac, with a Vegan Fish Fry option prepared by Chef Zu of King's Apron.
Also featuring Erika of Southern Soufflé.
And dessert sponsored by Ashley Sue's Baked Goods.
The Local Low Country Boil dinner will benefit our Just Food Farmers Markets launching this June, 2019. Just Food Farmers Markets will create equitable access to fresh, local food for Georgia families through sliding scale pricing.
Purchase your dinner tickets and help others afford to eat well.
To purchase your dinner tickets, visit: https://gfma-local-low-country-boil.eventbrite.com
PLANT SOME S#!T DAY
Plant Some S#!T Day returns to metro Atlanta on
Sunday, March 24!
A day of planting organized by members of the local food movement under
the banner of Georgia Farmers Market Association,
Plant Some S#!T Day honors Gangsta Gardener Ron Finley and his pursuit of improving neighborhoods by
improving the soil within it.
You can participate in Plant Some S#!T Day in a number of ways - by planting in your front yard,
by posting Ron Finley’s TED Talk on social media, or by joining a community planting.
Register for a community planting near you via Eventbrite.
Open House event (Sunday, March 24th - 4pm-6pm)
Plant Some S#!T at the Parkview Community Garden! Then join us during our Open House at our new office in Kirkwood to find out more about what we're doing.
Refreshments will be served.
Open House Address:
2042 Hosea L. Williams Drive, Unit #1
POPSICLES BY STEEL CITY POPS
Music Curated by PLANTLANTA
FILM SCREENING AND PANEL DISCUSSION
Join Georgia Farmers Market Association and Longleaf Media
for a screening of Can You Dig This, followed by a panel discussion of local growers and activists.
Saturday, March 23 at Georgia Tech at 5pm.
College of Design
512 Means St.
"CAN YOU DIG THIS" follows the inspirational journeys of four unlikely gardeners,
discovering what happens when they put their hands in the soil.
Click to Reserve your tickets.
Tickets are FREE for STUDENTS.
3 Ways to Sponsor the Just Food Movement & Weekend events
1. IN KIND DONATIONS
How Can You Help?
Donate food: During this time we are seeking donations and support to produce this weekend of action. We welcome donations of food, beverages and any artisanal goods from local farms, grocery stores and restaurants committed to this vision of food access for all. Any imperfect produce or items that may otherwise go to waste would be accepted!
Donate products to raffle: We also welcome donations that will be used as raffles during our Local Low Country Boil dinner on March 24th! We are looking for raffle prizes such as art, tickets to events, books, relevant products.
If you would like to contribute an in-kind donation, you can email email@example.com.
To thank you for your support, we can list your organization as a sponsor in our media outreach along with promoting your organization through our newsletter, social media, and website. We also will publicly thank all supporters at our Local Low Country Boil. If you have additional ideas of how we can support you through our work, we welcome your suggestions!
2. DONATE NOW
Make a Donation to GFMA and help support the Just Food Movement and weekend events!
3. SUSTAINER MEMBERSHIP
Become a JUST FOOD ADVOCATE MEMBER and help GFMA sustain our work - SIGN UP HERE!