UGA cooperative Extension to Help Farmers Create Atlanta ‘Food Hub’

When Todd Leeson began his job as an Agriculture and Natural Resources Extension Agent for the University of Georgia, the seed for a new locally grown food community was planted. Leeson helped to initiate a funding project in collaboration with the Chattahoochee Hill Country Conservancy in south Fulton County to promote the sustainability of local agriculture. The project aims to assist farmers in providing Atlanta citizens with access to more locally grown food and provide a model for responsible agricultural techniques. 

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