Fernbank Plant Sale’s Fall 2010 event will be September 18th, 2010

Fernbank’s Fall Plant Sale 2010 will take place from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Fernbank Science Center.


Want to see a Georgia grass-fed beef farm in action? Visit Will Harris and White Oak Pastures!

We took a tour of White Oak Pastures, a sustainable, grass-fed beef farm in south Georgia with Will Harris, the third generation owner and president. This 3-part series includes the processing plant, the land and sustainability, and Will’s other projects.

Atlanta’s Rain Barrel Company makes conserving water good-looking and easy

Find out how you and your neighbors can get a discount when you all order rain barrels from The Rain Barrel Company in Atlanta!

Our Green Atlantans: Frank Wickstead, a green remodeler of intown Atlanta homes

Frank Wickstead is the head of WicksteadWorks, a green, EarthCraft renovation company in Atlanta. We asked Frank a few questions as we spotlight him as one of Our Green Atlantans.

Cox Conserves Heroes nominations due tomorrow!

Who do you know that’s impacted the greenspace in your community? Nominate them for the Cox Conserves Heroes Award!

How can the Cash for Caulkers program help you save on retrofits when you reduce your home’s energy consumption?

Looking to take advantage of Cash for Caulkers? Here is an easy-to-read guide to the 13 home energy retrofits and the rebates the government will give you for each one.

Become a steward of our urban forests with Trees Atlanta’s TreeKeepers’ Certification Program

Trees Atlanta’s TreeKeeper Certification Program presents Atlanta residents with a training opportunity to expand and gain specialized knowledge about trees and tree care to help protect our urban forests.

Georgia Grove encourages individuals and communities to “plant your legacy” and increase Atlanta’s tree canopy

Georgia Grove is a part of American Grove – a country-wide project to plant trees to combat our shrinking urban tree canopies.

Medlock Community Garden sprouts in place of a house washed away in Atlanta’s 2009 floods

Medlock Community Garden has sprouted in Decatur GA in place of a house that was washed away in Atlanta’s September 2009 floods. Go by and say hi!

Tasty Georgia blueberry picking at Washington Farms (about an hour outside of Atlanta)

Looking for blueberry picking near Atlanta GA? Washington Farms has pick-your-own blueberries and two farms to choose from, both about an hour outside of Atlanta.

Farm Burger in Decatur serves up local Georgia beef patties (and a veggie option!)

Farm Burger in Decatur, GA serves up beef patties from local Georgia farms with a variety of toppings and a southern feel. It’s great to know where your meat comes from!

Join Moore Farm and Friends CSA as they celebrate their Summer Farm Tour and Big Pig Roast!

On Sunday, June 27th, Moore Farm and Friends members are invited to tour three farms as part of the Summer Farm Tour and Big Pig Roast. And check out the new behind-the-scenes video of this Alabama farm!

The new Mason Mill Park redevelopment plan breaks ground

This past Saturday, Mason Mill Park officially broke ground on the renovation master plans for our new park, including a bridge to connect the current PATH trail to Mason Mill Park via a bridge over the CSX railroad tracks.

Share your love of Atlanta parks with your love SweetWater beer with Pints for Park Pride!

Join fellow greenspace-lovers and young professionals for Pints for Park Pride, a special event supporting Atlanta’s only nonprofit working with communities to improve parks all over Atlanta.

White Provision Welcomes Shaun Doty’s YEAH! BURGER, an eco-friendly restaurant featuring local meats

Atlanta welcomed to the scene our newest sustainable restaurant in White Provision on the west side last night! “YEAH! Burger” will focus on locally-sourced meat (from White Oak Pastures – a favorite of Zack’s and mine), eco-friendly materials and practices, and organic foods with the ultimate goal of creating a zero waste zone.

Green property designations aren’t just for Realtors – property managers can also benefit

Green rental properties could be in the future for the nation’s 300,000 landlords who control much of the 50-80% of buildings’ greenhouses gas emissions. A few simple, inexpensive steps can go a long way!

Kirkwood Community Garden gains ground in its fledgling year!

Welcome to the Kirkwood Community Garden and Urban Forest, a seven-acre section of land that’s leaving behind its former life as an unofficial dumping ground. With raised garden beds and rambling paths into the forest, there’s something for pets and people alike.