People and Places

People and Places

Introducing Your Neighborhood Farm

By Kirsten Simmons Imagine what it would be like to put a farm in every neighborhood. Imagine, if every farm, instead of depleting the soil, actually helped regenerate it, using sustainable, natural growth cycles so the land could thrive for generations. Then imagine if each of those sustainable neighborhood farms […]

Historic Oakland Foundation Aims for $40K in 40 Days
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Historic Oakland Foundation Aims for $40K in 40 Days

By Pamela Henman This October marks the 40th anniversary of Historic Oakland Foundation (HOF) becoming a nationally-recognized nonprofit organization charged with preserving, restoring, enhancing, and sharing historic Oakland Cemetery. In conjunction with this milestone, HOF embarks on a 40-day fundraising campaign to support Atlanta’s oldest public burial ground and a […]

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Library Cards for Everyone

by Nancy Leighton It’s back-to-school time again and librarians everywhere are on a quest to get all school aged children and adults signed up for library cards. Librarians in the Atlanta Fulton County Public Library System and the DeKalb Library System are ready to sign up children as young as […]

Trees Atlanta
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Free Yard Tree Program for Atlanta Residents

By Carlen Hultgren Trees Atlanta has a new FREE shade tree program available for front yards on private property. The Yard Tree Program, sponsored by the City of Atlanta, in partnership with Trees Atlanta’s NeighborWoods program, is designed to lower summer temperatures and reduce energy consumption by investing in tree […]