Chastain Park Conservancy Announces Free Gardening Classes at Farm Chastain

Atlanta, GA – February 13, 2015 – Beginning Saturday, March 28, friends and neighbors of the Chastain Park Conservancy (CPC) are invited to take free classes from the North Fulton Master Gardeners (NFMG) at Farm Chastain. Additional classes will follow one Saturday out of each month March through October (except for April.) The idea for the Farm Chastain program is the brainchild of conservancy Board Member, Rosie Davidson, who will teach the classes along with her North Fulton Master Gardener associates. Their mission, as volunteers, is to share expertise and educate the community through horticultural projects. Farm Chastain, an adjunct of the Chastain Park Conservancy is an educational urban garden. Since 2013, hundreds of school children, adults, veterans and anyone

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Good Sam Urban Farm in the news: Health Center Promotes Nutrition the Natural Way

Check out this article on the FoodRx program at Good Samartitan Health Cener http://www.georgiahealthnews.com/2014/12/health-center-promotes-nutrition-natural-farm/

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Atlanta’s Food Desert Reaps Harvests From Farm Chastain’s Urban Classroom

http://chastainparkconservancy.org/component/k2/item/214-atlanta-s-food-desert-reaps-benefits-of-farm-chastain-s-urban-classroom

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SHS announces new partnership with Kaiser’s Thriving Schools Program

SHS is proud to announce a new partnership with Kaiser Permanente to establish their nationwide “Thriving Schools” initiative.  Modeled after the successful SHS partnership with the East Lake Foundation, the first location will be at the Mt. Zion School in Clayton County.   Raleigh leading a class The goal of the project is to teach health, wellness, the importance of physical activity and nutritious eating habits to students at Mt. Zion Primary and Elementary Schools in Clayton County. The overall goal is to supplement a healthier and more active lifestyle by bringing resources and partners to the table that can help bring about these changes at the schools.   With this new partnership, SHS is delighted to bring in a new staff

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October Newsletter: SHS announces Caroline Leake as new Executive Director

SHS is thrilled to announce the hiring of Caroline Leake as executive director of SHS. Read more about Caroline and check out all of our happenings in our October Newsletter.

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