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!
You are invited to attend EACA’s July meeting on Tuesday, July 9 at 7pm. During the meeting attendees can hear updates from EACA committees, hear about the latest development projects, details on neighborhood events, and members will vote on land use, zoning, and alcohol license applications.
Keep your Independence Day celebration close to home. The East Atlanta Strut is bringing a professional fireworks show to the village on the Fourth of July at 9:30 p.m. There will be a viewing area set up on Glenwood Avenue in front of Holy Taco, 1314 Glenwood.
Mayhem on Milton Place has a new date - Saturday, July 6, 2019 from 2 pm to 8 pm! Come meet your neighbors, bring some food for the potluck, and enjoy the unique culture of East Atlanta.
NPU-W unanimously passed two resolutions concerning the proposal to exchange about 50 acres of Entrenchment Creek Greenspace for privately owned, partially cleared land. These resolutions outline the community's concerns and contain links to the deeds and documents cited. EACA members are encouraged to make their opinions about this proposal known to our DeKalb County Commissioners.
EACA's Land Use and Zoning Committee is hosting an information session about the Bouldercrest Triangle historic small business district - current status and proposed zoning changes. Please RSVP.
EACA's Transportation Committee will be meeting soon after a lengthy hiatus, and we need you! Are you concerned about pedestrian safety? More and better bike lanes? Do you have ideas about upcoming road projects in East Atlanta? Do you want those metal plates paved over? Together, we are more effective advocates. If you are interested in working towards solutions to East Atlanta's transportation issues, please send an email to email@example.com.
East Atlanta Business Association is hosting an information session about the Neighborhood Commercial Zoning (NC-2) that governs East Atlanta’s retail mix, development and paid parking to name a few. Everyone is welcome to attend this presentation and Q&A session, but please RSVP.
Eastside Church is hosting a blood drive on Sunday, June 23 from 9 am to 2 pm, and looking for blood donors within the community to help reach their goal of 59 participants. Schedule your appointment today!
Join your neighbors at Marbut and McWilliams for the 1st Annual Block Party on Saturday June 15 from 4pm to 8pm. Yard games, water slide, low country boil, home brew and DJ! This is a free event, but all donations are welcome. We are excited to meet all of our local neighbors. This program is supported in part by the Mayor's Office of Cultural Affairs. A City of Atlanta grant to your East Atlanta Community Association provides funding for this event.
N. H. Scott Park formerly known as Mark Trail Park is having its 2nd annual community day on June 22, 2019. Enjoy the day of family fun!