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Apr 21 Comments

Register For Our NEW Online Executive Management Training Course

NS-SBI: Business Consultation Course $100  

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Sep 14 Comments

Community Gardening Basics Infosheet #9

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.  

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Sep 10 Comments

Never Doubt That A Small Group Of Committed People Can Change The World

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 […]

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Sep 3 Comments

Ever Wondered Why Somebody Didn’t Do Something About That, Then Realized You Were That Somebody?

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 […]

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Sep 2 Comments

September’s Permaculture Principle

Principle 9: Use Small And Slow Solutions “The bigger they are, the harder they fall. Slow and steady wins the race.” Small and slow systems are easier to maintain than big ones, making better use of local resources and produce more sustainable outcomes. The snail is both small and slow, it carries its home on […]

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Sep 1 Comments

September’s Vegetable Garden Calendar

Leaflet 174 Reprinted February, 2002 Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. Fall Colors, Flavors & Food . . . And All Things Pumpkin! Be sure to like and share […]

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Aug 13 Comments

Atwood Model Highlights: The 12 Permaculture Principles

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. […]

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Aug 10 1 comment

Community Gardening Basics Infosheet #8

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.  

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Aug 6 Comments

Some Of The Richest People In The World Are Not Millionares, They Are Volunteers

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 […]

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Aug 2 Comments

August’s Permaculture Principle

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 […]

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Aug 1 Comments

August’s Vegetable Garden Calendar

Leaflet 174 Reprinted February, 2002 Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, The University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences and the U.S. Department of Agriculture cooperating. The Bee’s Knees . . . Have You Ever Seen Them? Be sure to like and share our […]

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