02 Jul '11, 8am

Celebrating the Peach at the East Atlanta Farmer’s Market

Celebrating the Peach at the East Atlanta Farmer’s Market

Edgewood is my neighborhood, and it’s 2 miles north of East Atlanta. The community garden has been really great for this area. The Edgewood neighborhood is a mix of middle- and lower-income families, and we see our share of crime and violence, often from teens. The garden is more than a source of fresh, local food for area families who might not be able to afford it otherwise. Getting kids involved in the garden helps them connect with the Earth and offers a productive, fun after school activity. I was so proud to see my neighborhood represented in such a positive way by the kids in the photo above! I bought a pound of potatoes from them, even though my kitchen is already fully stocked with potatoes.

Full article: http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2011/07/02/celebrating-the-peac...

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