Classes & Events

We host a variety of events throughout the year.

Learn more about some of our main events, our recent classes, and explore our full event calendar below.

Event Calendar

Oct
4
Tue
Grow Your Business Workshop Series
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Athens Land Trust is excited to host this course designed to help budding entrepreneurs develop their businesses and for existing business owners to grow their businesses. Thanks to funding through the ACC Community Development Block Grant, there is no cost to participate. Our goal is to have registrants attend every course date to take full advantage of this amazing FREE offering, as well as to develop a written business plan for their business. Workshops will be part lecture and part in-class work to give attendees time to develop strong business plans and strategies. Meetings will also feature local guest speakers.

To complete the class, participants will attend all scheduled sessions and complete a business plan. We will also offer 2 hours of 1-on-1 coaching to all participants.

This course is 100% free, however, we do require household income information per participant as required by our grant funder. These classes are held via Zoom with special accommodations for those who need technical assistance.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Course Coordinator, San-Tiffany Howard, at san-tiffany@athenslandtrust.org or call 706-613-0122

 

Register here: https://athenslandtrust.org/community-classes/grow-your-business/.

Oct
6
Thu
Financial Literacy and Budgeting Basics Workshop
Oct 6 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us for an online workshop to learn the basics of credit, budgeting, and financial literacy! In our Financial Literacy Budget Basics course, you will discover:

– How to Create a Budget
– Budgeting and Tracking of Expenses
– Assessing needs versus wants
– Managing Debt and Recognizing how to Avoid Overspending
– Savings

Note: As a HUD Certified Agency, after the class, 1:1 counseling can be scheduled to further assist you in planning your personal budgeting goals.

During our Credit Report Overview, you will discover:
– Getting a copy of your credit report
– Understanding What Makes Up a Report
– Understanding What Makes Up a Credit Score

Note: As a HUD Certified Agency, after the class 1:1 counseling can be scheduled to discuss your personal credit score, and goal setting.

Click here to sign up.

Oct
8
Sat
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive-Through Pick-up
Oct 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.

Oct
11
Tue
Online: Affordable Housing Info Session
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm

Update: Due to the threat of COVID-19 to our community, Affordable Housing Information Sessions will be moved online until it is safe to host public gatherings again.

Are you interested in learning more about homeownership opportunities through Athens Land Trust? Anyone interested in Athens Land Trust’s Affordable Housing Program will get an overview of the program, have the opportunity to ask any questions, and complete an application. Register online or call 706-613-0122.

Grow Your Business Workshop Series
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Athens Land Trust is excited to host this course designed to help budding entrepreneurs develop their businesses and for existing business owners to grow their businesses. Thanks to funding through the ACC Community Development Block Grant, there is no cost to participate. Our goal is to have registrants attend every course date to take full advantage of this amazing FREE offering, as well as to develop a written business plan for their business. Workshops will be part lecture and part in-class work to give attendees time to develop strong business plans and strategies. Meetings will also feature local guest speakers.

To complete the class, participants will attend all scheduled sessions and complete a business plan. We will also offer 2 hours of 1-on-1 coaching to all participants.

This course is 100% free, however, we do require household income information per participant as required by our grant funder. These classes are held via Zoom with special accommodations for those who need technical assistance.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Course Coordinator, San-Tiffany Howard, at san-tiffany@athenslandtrust.org or call 706-613-0122

 

Register here: https://athenslandtrust.org/community-classes/grow-your-business/.

Oct
15
Sat
Homebuyer Education Class
Oct 15 @ 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

The Homebuyer Education Course will take place via Zoom. For more information and to register, visit the Homebuyer Education Class page. Classes are typically held on Saturdays, with occasional exceptions.

 

West Broad Farmers Market: Drive-Through Pick-up
Oct 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm

The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.

Oct
17
Mon
Athens Land Trust Board Meeting
Oct 17 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Our Board meets on the third Monday of each month at 5:30 p.m. Board Meetings are open to the public, and anyone who wishes to attend can contact Hannah Johnson at hannah@athenslandtrust.org for the meeting link. This meeting will take place virtually via Zoom.

Please note: The June board meeting will take place on June 27, 2022 because we will be closed on June 20 in observance of Juneteenth.

Oct
18
Tue
Grow Your Business Workshop Series
Oct 18 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Athens Land Trust is excited to host this course designed to help budding entrepreneurs develop their businesses and for existing business owners to grow their businesses. Thanks to funding through the ACC Community Development Block Grant, there is no cost to participate. Our goal is to have registrants attend every course date to take full advantage of this amazing FREE offering, as well as to develop a written business plan for their business. Workshops will be part lecture and part in-class work to give attendees time to develop strong business plans and strategies. Meetings will also feature local guest speakers.

To complete the class, participants will attend all scheduled sessions and complete a business plan. We will also offer 2 hours of 1-on-1 coaching to all participants.

This course is 100% free, however, we do require household income information per participant as required by our grant funder. These classes are held via Zoom with special accommodations for those who need technical assistance.

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Course Coordinator, San-Tiffany Howard, at san-tiffany@athenslandtrust.org or call 706-613-0122

 

Register here: https://athenslandtrust.org/community-classes/grow-your-business/.

Oct
22
Sat
Morris Brown College Financial Navigator Program: HUD-Certified Homebuyer Workshop
Oct 22 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Through a HUD grant, Morris Brown College has teamed up with Athens Land Trust, a HUD-Certified Housing Counseling agency to offer financial literacy to the entire MBC family, and the greater Atlanta community. Note: The Atlanta Locations and Zoom confirmations will be sent to those registered closer to the workshop date.
Here are the course date options:
Saturday, October 22, 2022 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Location: Atlanta
Saturday, March 11, 2023 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Location: Virtual (ZOOM)
Saturday, April 1, 2023 Time: 9 am – 4 pm Location: Atlanta

Course Contents:

  1. Steps to Homeownership
  2. How Much Home Can You Afford
  3. Taking on a Mortgage
  4. Housing Professionals
  5. Getting Your Loan Pre-Approved
  6. Making the Offer/Closing
  7. Preparing for Homeownership
  8. Shopping for a Home
  9. After the Move/Budget and Credit

The financial literacy programming is facilitated by Athens Land Trust Housing Counselor, Ayanna Hall, and Director of Education, Alumna Dr. Tawana Smith Mattox ’91 (Dr. T). In addition, 10 MBC students are serving as “navigators” as they prepare to become financial literacy educators, and/or HUD Certified counselors.

To participate in the Homebuyer Workshop, please fill out the following form and select a date to attend the course. Please reach out to the course facilitators or MBC Liaison if you have any questions.
Course Facilitators: Ayanna and Dr. T Phone: 706-613-0122
Email: education@athenslandtrust.org
MBC Liaison: Mrs. Devonne McKenzie Phone: 404-458-6085 Ext. 2011
Email: devonne.mckenzie@morrsibrown.edu

Click here to register online.

West Broad Farmers Market

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Ready for flavor, family, and fun? Visit the West Broad Farmers Market every Saturday. Learn more about the market here.

Upcoming Markets
Oct
4
Tue
5:30 pm Grow Your Business Workshop Series
Grow Your Business Workshop Series
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Athens Land Trust is excited to host this course designed to help budding entrepreneurs develop their businesses and for existing business owners to grow their businesses. Thanks to funding through the ACC Community Development Block Grant, there is no cost to participate. Our goal is to have registrants attend every course date to take full ... Read more
Oct
8
Sat
11:30 am West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
Oct 8 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.
Oct
11
Tue
5:30 pm Grow Your Business Workshop Series
Grow Your Business Workshop Series
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Athens Land Trust is excited to host this course designed to help budding entrepreneurs develop their businesses and for existing business owners to grow their businesses. Thanks to funding through the ACC Community Development Block Grant, there is no cost to participate. Our goal is to have registrants attend every course date to take full ... Read more
Oct
15
Sat
11:30 am West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
West Broad Farmers Market: Drive...
Oct 15 @ 11:30 am – 1:30 pm
The Market is open for shopping each week from Sunday at 5pm to Thursday at 1pm, with drive through (or walk/bike through!) pick-up on Saturdays from 11:30 to 1:30! Shop online at wbfm.locallygrown.net or give us a call at 706-765-4020.