Our Mission: To introduces youth and young adults to career pathways within science, technology, engineering and mathematics (S.T.E.M.) industries: strategic planners, business development managers, special event coordinators, investigative researchers, community service organizers and environmental stewards and engineers. *** New Service Site! *** DeKalb International Student Center 2383 N. Druid Hills Road, Atlanta, GA 30329
The Permaculture Flower In 2013, NEXT Steps began integrating the 12 Permaculture Principles into the design and operations of Atwood Community Gardens & Urban Farm. The 12 permaculture design principles are thinking tools, that when used together, allow us to creatively re-design our environment and our behavior in a world of less energy and resources. […]
This Community Gardening Basics Infosheet is from The Growing Community: Starting and Nurturing Community Gardens Series. Originally written by David Corkill for organic gardening courses at Fern Ave Community Garden. To download a copy of this infosheet, click here.
IT’S TIME TO VOLUNTEER AT ATWOOD!!! Every 1st & 2nd Saturday, Monthly 9:00am – 12:00 Noon Atwood Community Cleanups are our community service events where individuals, groups, families, kids (ages 3+) and anyone else can come and complete their community service hours*. Volunteers help us turn underutilized or abandoned lots into beautiful, family-friendly green spaces […]
Principle 8: Integrate Rather Than Segregate “Many hands make light work” By putting the right things in the right place, relationships develop between them and they support each other. This icon represents a group of people from a bird’s-eye view, holding hands in a circle together. The space in the center could represent “the whole […]