October 21, 2021


Free For All Food

Free Shelf-Steady Food Now Presented at MARTA Farm Stands in Atlanta

a store filled with lots of different types of food

Group Farmers Marketplaces, the nonprofit firm guiding Grant Park and East Atlanta Village farmers markets, partnered with Atlanta food stuff cooperative City Recipe to give cost-free, shelf-secure foods at five MARTA pop-up industry destinations each and every 7 days.

In addition to fresh generate for order at the organization’s wintertime MARTA market place, the new partnership with City Recipe now enables Community Farmers Current market to present cost-free nonperishable meals merchandise at its pop-up farm stands at stations in West Stop, Five Factors, Bankhead, School Park, and Hamilton E. Holmes.

“Due to the partnership with City Recipe, New MARTA Industry customers will also be capable to opt for added shelf-secure objects, which include rice, oats, pasta, and canned food items, no cost of cost, to supplement their order of refreshing create,” a push launch states.

Local community Farmers Marketplace began hosting its weekly pop-up farm stand 5 yrs in the past at MARTA stations in neighborhoods the place accessibility to fresh develop and groceries is restricted. The pop-up sector operates Tuesday by means of Friday at a distinct MARTA station and accepts dollars, credit rating and debit, together with EBT and SNAP, which is doubled at the farm stand.

In addition to the MARTA deliver stands, the firm also oversees weekly farmers markets in Grant Park, East Atlanta Village, Oakhurst, Decatur, and Ponce City Marketplace.

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