#SignalBoostSunday: Local Urban Agricultural Resources

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***This blog post is part of a weekly series titled #SignalBoostSunday.  This series will highlight organizations and social causes that are of importance and provide assistance to the Greater Atlanta area. ***

              For this week’s #SignalBoostSunday, we’re focusing on two organizations that support and provide access to fresh, local and healthy foods to the Atlanta area by either helping the city develop its own urban agriculture or by simply providing its residents access to food grown by local farmers.

               The first organization is a year-round farmers market and the other is a local nonprofit that works to develop Atlanta’s urban agriculture by educating the community about gardening and urban farming and providing farmers markets.

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#SignalBoostSunday: Community Service Foodies

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***This blog post is part of a weekly series titled #SignalBoostSunday.  This series will highlight organizations and social causes that are of importance and provide assistance to the Greater Atlanta area. ***

In the days after Anthony Bourdain’s death, there were several things about him that struck me about the many remembrances that people shared about him.

In all of the stories shared, there were running themes about his compassion, his willingness to help and stand up for others and his intense passion for food and truly getting to know the people who made that food.

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But First, The News: Week 1, For Foodies

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Happy Pi Day! A slice of key lime pie with a blueberry coulis and lemon sorbet. August 2014 at 1910 Public House, in Lilburn, Ga.

Happy Pi Day! Happy National Potato Chip Day! Happy new blog post series day!

That’s right. Today’s the start of a new blog post series! I said in a previous post, that one of my goals was to incorporate more news articles into this blog. And so,  starting today that’s what I’m doing. Every week, I’ll be tackling a different topic and giving you at least five news briefs to consider. Each news brief may come in different formats: some may be short articles and others may be links to interesting content with short descriptions.

This week we’re focusing on food news. Enjoy!

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