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"Fulton Fresh" mobile farmers market supplies fresh veggies to metro areas

"Fulton Fresh" mobile farmers market supplies fresh veggies to metro areas

Atlanta --  Fulton County “rolled out” the Fulton Fresh mobile farmer’s market to provide fresh fruits and vegetables in communities designated as “food deserts”. 

In a continued effort to address health disparities in Fulton County, the Fulton Fresh mobile farmer’s market has been created to deliver fresh produce from local farmers to residents living in communities designated as “food deserts”, large geographic areas where mainstream grocery stores are scarce or missing.

Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market to Hit the Road June 8th

ATLANTA -- "What's Happenin' in SWAT (SW ATL)..." Did you know...  Fulton County Cooperative Extension will operate the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market, every second and fourth Wednesday, to provide nutrition training and deliver seasonal fresh fruits & vegetables from local farmers to residents, where mainstream grocery stores are scarce or missing.

In a continued effort to address health disparities in Fulton County, the Fulton Fresh Mobile Farmer’s Market has been created to deliver fresh produce from local farmers to residents living in communities designated as “food deserts”, large geographic areas where mainstream grocery stores are scarce or missing.

Living in unhealthy food environments where fast food or unhealthy foods are more available than freshly grown foods leaves communities at risk for obesity and diabetes as well as other chronic diseases.

“We will go in the communities that are in need of fresh fruits and vegetables,” states M

WEEKEND EVENTS: Art Walks, 5K's and Street Fests

WEEKEND EVENTS: Art Walks, 5K's and Street Fests

ATLANTA – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Come out to the Taste of the Highlands, tickets sales end on May 13 at noon but the festival starts on Saturday, May 14 from 2:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. in the Highlands. This year, participants can enjoy local favorites like La Travola, Murphy’s, El Taco, Atkins Parks, Rosebud, DBA Barbecue, Goin’ Costal and Barefoot Wine. For more information visit them online.

The Kirkwood Spring Fling and Tour of Homes/5K Road Race will begin on Saturday, May 14 and continue until May 15. This is Kirkwood’s ninth annual festival; the festival features an open air artist market, a concert, a children’s area, food vendors and plenty of fellowship with neighbors. Check out the Victorian style homes and modern bungalows.

WEEKEND EVENTS: Concerts, Crafts and Plants

WEEKEND EVENTS: Concerts, Crafts and Plants

MABLETON, Ga. – There are tons of fun events going on this weekend, in your area. We’ve listed a few of them for you to check out with your family and friends.

Visit O’neal Plaza On May 7 for “Spring Concerts on the Plaza” which is being presented by the Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville and Douglas County. The concert will be held between 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m. The concert is free and open to the public. O’Neal Plaza is located at O’Neal Plaza and Church Street.

Neighbors can buy plants grown by master gardeners and receive growing advice at the Master Gardner Plant Sale in Carrollton. This event is one of the biggest events for the CCMGA and proceeds fund all of the diverse programs run by the association throughout the year. The sale will be held on Saturday, May 7 from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Homeowners: Be Green and Save Green This Summer

Homeowners: Be Green and Save Green This Summer

As we head into summer, hard pressed consumers need to save on energy costs while they keep their homes comfortable during hot weather. Here are some simple and effective ways to reduce summer energy bills from the weatherization experts at NRGSVRS (www.nrgsvrs.com):

 

1. Seal the deal. Inspect the areas around your doors, between the crown molding and ceiling, inside closets and at the seams around your floors. If you see light coming from the outside or feel any air seeping through these areas, it is time for sealing those drafts! Weather stripping and caulking or using spray foam (be careful: it expands) can significantly cut down on wasted, cooled air in your home!

 

2. Bring out the blankets. It’s summer, so do we need blankets? We are talking about blankets of insulation!

Get rid of mosquitoes! $48.50 for 1 month spray with eco-friendly Tuxedo Mosquito Control (52% off)

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With the wet winter and warm spring, the mosquito populations have gotten an early start. Protect your family from annoying pests and itchy bites the safe way with 52% off a One Month Non-Toxic Mosquito Spray Service from Tuxedo Mosquito Control.

THIS EXCLUSIVE DEAL ENDS FRIDAY, APRIL 1ST AT MIDNIGHT

The BeltLine Team and EpiCity Sponsor Open Houses and Neighborhood Cookout March 26

The BeltLine Team and EpiCity Sponsor Open Houses and Neighborhood Cookout March 26

Atlanta, GA--  (submitted by The Beltline Team)  

Atlanta REALTORS® are collaborating again with another community wide open house event on Saturday, March 26, from 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., followed by a free neighborhood cookout at 939 & 940 Victory Drive.