Food Access and Healthy Eating

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Organization Name Type of Service Offered Description of Services Offered Phone Web Page
Atlanta Botanical Gardens Educational Materials General educational materials on plants and animals, as well as a plant hotline. 404-876-5859 Link
Atlanta Botanical Gardens Classes and Applied Learning Classes for kids and adults, including cooking and planning a vegetable garden. 404-876-5859 Link
Environmental Protection Division Reports Reports on the fish eating guidelines, with reports of consumption restrictions by region. Also contains guide tailored to pregnant and nursing women on fish consumption. N/A Link
Environmental Working Group Educational Materials Fish consumption calculator to determine safe levels given your age, gender, and heart disease status. N/A Link
Georgia Department of Public Health Educational Materials Resources for the healthy consumption of fish (in regards to mercury levels). N/A Link
Georgia Food Oasis Educational Materials Information on eating, cooking, and growing to prevent unhealthy eating due to food deserts. N/A Link
Georgia Organics Educational Materials Many resources for consumers to learn about the benefits of organic food. 678-702-0400 ext 208 Link
Georgia Organics Grants and Funding List of grants offered for farm-to-school activities. 678-702-0400 ext 208 Link
Georgia SHAPE Grants and Funding Numerous grant opportunities for schools. While actual grants may change, many current grants involve farm-to-school programs. N/A Link
Let’s Move! Grants and Funding Application and guidelines for schools to apply for a salad bar. N/A Link
National Public Radio Educational Materials Food desert locator map of the United States to help understand the problem of food deserts in Georgia. N/A Link
What’s on My Food? Educational Materials Searchable list of common foods and what pesticides are found on them. Also details health effects of these pesticides. 510-788-9020 Link
Whole Kids Foundation Educational Materials School garden resource center, complete with instructions on building, tending, and recipes. N/A Link
UGA Cooperative Extension Educational Materials Soil testing and preparation resources N/A Link
Wallace Center Grants and Funding/Educational Materials Provides grants, workshops, and technical assistance to strengthen sustainable food-growing practices N/A Link
Atlanta Local Food Reports Conducts and aggregates research on local food and food policy N/A Link
Westside Food Oasis Educational Materials Features tips and recipes for healthy cooking; hosts idea-sharing and funding platforms 678-553-5982 Link
Food Well Alliance Grants and Funding Offers grants to enhance community food security and access, healthy lifestyles, economic development, and environmental stewardship. N/A Link
Captain Planet Foundation Grants and Funding Provides small grants to support environmental stewardship projects and helps implement “Learning Gardens” and “Planeteer Clubs.” 404-522-4270 Link