4th Annual Athens Heritage & Urban Agriculture Festival

On Saturday, November 5th, the West Broad Farmers Market hosted its 4th Annual Athens Heritage and Urban Agriculture Festival in conjunction with the Athens Area Black History Committee. The event celebrated African American history and traditions, particularly those surrounding the West Broad School and urban agriculture. Keynote speaker, Christina Hylton, spoke about the intersection of agriculture … Read more

ALT Observes 9/11 National Day of Service and Remembrance

Service and Remembrance activities took place all over the country on Monday, September 12th for the 2016 September 11th National Day of Service and Remembrance. Here at Athens Land Trust, VISTA and FoodCorps members rolled up their sleeves and joined together to work at the West Broad Market Garden and make a difference in the community.

Athens Heritage & Urban Agriculture Festival

The festival paid homage to Athens’ African-American heritage, with special emphasis on West Broad School, including its pioneering role in urban gardening and agriculture. The event was sponsored by the Athens Land Trust’s West Broad Market Garden, in collaboration with the Heritage Committee and the Athens Area Black History Committee. In addition to historic recognitions, … Read more