Opening Day is coming soon at the EAV Farmers Market! 4/13/2017
Did you miss the fresh food you could purchase just down the street at the farmers market, every Thursday of the week? We did! ATL's freshest veggies, fruits, eggs, breads, cheeses and tasty treats, can all be yours at the farmer's market. Starting Thursday, April 13th, East Village Farmer's Market is open for business in it's 12th season!
You may not know that the *East Atlanta Village Farmers Market was the first market in the state of Georgia to accept SNAP *(aka "food stamp" dollars). We were also one of the first markets to pilot the double SNAP program with Wholesome Wave Georgia.
We are hosting a small ceremony to celebrate our 10th season of accepting SNAP at the EAV Farmers Market - celebrating a decade of making local fresh food more accessible for all!
EAV Farmers Market Opening Day
April 13th, 4-8PM
572 Stokeswood Avenue SE
On opening day of the EAV Farmers Market, Councilwoman Natalyn Archibong will present the market with a special "proclamation" as the first farmers market in the state to accept SNAP (Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program aka Food Stamps). We are proud to celebrate a decade of providing SNAP to the EAV community and the greater city as a whole.
But wait there's more!
- Live music
- $5 Limited Edition EAV Koozie comes with free "adult beverage"
- Market Chef Carolynn Ladd of A Date With Figs cooking up some market goodies
- Face painting for kids. Garden activities for all ages.
Come see your friends, new and old, at the East Atlanta Village Farmers Market. We can't wait to see you there!
Your guide to what is happening this holiday season in East Atlanta.
On Friday, November 17th, ANCS 6th graders cleaned litter from Ripplewater Creek in Brownwood Park and learned about watersheds and environmental stewardship.
Our goal of taking back the urban forest from the grip of non-native, invasive weeds came one-day closer to reality on Saturday, November 11th, when 12 volunteers form Trees Atlanta and EACA neighbors gathered in the forested south-side of Brownwood Park.
Neighbor in Need East Atlanta is organizing a Holiday Food Drive to help put a smile on the faces of seniors in our community. Contribute a few sides or a few dollars today!
"The Greatest Show in EAV" was a spectacular evening filled with an abundance of delicious food and cocktails, lively music, and sparkling talent that lit up the Big Tent. Occasions such as this demonstrate the genuine sense of community in East Atlanta, and we thank you for your dedication and support to a worthy charity such as Neighbor in Need.
Community Farmers Markets (CFM) will be hosting its inaugural Red Clay Soirée fundraising gala on Friday, November 10. This worthwhile fundraiser will not only go back into our farmers market, but also feature the Octopus Bar and honor the late East Atlanta chef Angus Brown of SoBa and Octopus Bar.
Mission for Movement, Inc in association with J Green Productions and Dance 411 proudly present 'BEHIND THE MOVEMENT: "AMERICAN TEEN"' on Sunday, November 19, 2017, 6pm - 9pm.
Thank you to all 23 groups who support the library every day. A special congratulations goes to the system’s Friends groups winning the President’s Volunteer Service Award
Glenwood, between Blake and Clifton, boasts dozens of new crape myrtles; and Clifton, between May and Van Epps, has a new line of sweetbay magnolias!
EACA has initiated contact with the appropriate city of Atlanta departments as well as partner organizations with respect to meeting several maintenance needs in Brownwood Park, to include operational security lights, paved pathway repair, and tree health and hazard inspections.