A nationwide celebration and a movement for healthy, affordable, & sustainable food.
Food Day was created by the nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest in 2011 to bring people together in celebration of healthy an affordable food produced in a sustainable way. More than 2,300 events were held in all 50 states. This year, Atlanta has lots of local Food Day events to keep you full and happy, with 2 events right here in Decatur!
For a full list of events or more information visit www.foodday.org
Food Day Eat-In
Celebrate Food Day by shopping at the Decatur Farmers Market on Wednesday, October 24! Bring a blanket or chair, grab some delicious picnic food and walk across the street to our Food Day Eat-In outside of the First Baptist Church and enjoy your fresh, local food with fellow Food Day supporters. Local musicians will provide entertainment.
WHERE: Decatur Farmers Market and First Baptist Church, Commerce Dr
WHEN: 4 to 7 p.m.
CONTACT: Emily Cumbie-Drake, firstname.lastname@example.org
Potluck and Volunteer Day with Decatur’s Kitchen Garden
Global Growers will celebrate and build the movement towards healthy, affordable and sustainable foods by hosting a volunteer work day and potluck lunch at Decatur’s Kitchen Garden. Activities for the day include wood chipping, orchard cleanup and other around-the-garden fall activities.
WHEN: workday: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. // potluck lunch to follow
WHERE: Decatur’s Kitchen Garden in Decatur, GA, located behind the United Methodist Children’s Home at 500 South Columbia Drive, Decatur, GA 30030
HOST: Jesse Sutz
CONTACT: visit globalgrowers.net
If you shutter bugs are out and about this week, take your Food Day pictures and submit them to email@example.com.
Or Tweet using the hash tag #foodday2012. Follow @FoodDay2012 for news and updates throughout the day on October 24.