SWOOM still going strong. SWOOM rocks at Atwood Community Gardens on Thursdays, 4pm-8pm
Thursday, November 8, 2012
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
After a number of short weeks renovating, SWOOM Market is back.
SWOOM Market is a local farmers market in SW Atlanta, located at 779 Atwood Street as part of the Atwood Community Gardens. SWOOM Market takes place every week on Thursdays, but has recently been closed due to renovations and improvements being made. The following is a statement from the organization, inviting the community to return this Thursday. SWOOM Farmers Market will return on Thursday, October 11th. Thank you for your patronage this season. It has been a heartwarming experience and we look forward to the upcoming weeks. Next week Haylene the Garden Queen returns with her signature dish, Tropical Jamaican Pumpkin Soup. You can buy it by the jar to take home. Lonni Byrd of Byrd Food will cook up a special vegan dish. If you care…
Friday, August 3, 2012
American Farmland Trust wants to save local farms and is dedicated to supporting fresh foods.
Here is your opportunity to give back to the farmers that grow your food for you and your family. Please go to www.votemyfarmersmarket.org during American Farmland Trust’s 4th annual America’s Favorite Farmers Markets™ contest and nominate your local farm. SWOOM is on the list, but I have not seen Truly Living Well Farms, so go ahead and nominate them or another Farmers Market that you use. The summer long competition aims to see which farmers markets can generate the most votes from their customers. The goal of the contest is to promote the role that farmers markets play in keeping family farmers on the land. According to the contest rules, people can vote for as many participating farmers markets as they choose, but can only vote for…
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Ready to get some fresh fruits and vegetables?
Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday, FultonFresh Mobile Farmer's Market makes it way to the parking lot of The Shrine of the Black Madonna to delver some of the regions best veggies and fruits to the community. FultonFresh is part of an initiative to help neighborhoods in "food deserts", to get access to fresh foods. The program will continue through August and until September 5th. Link to Past Coverage and Video