From Georgia Organics:
Breaking news for URBAN AG!
We are thrilled to announce that the urban agriculture amendment to the Atlanta zoning code is scheduled to begin the NPU (Neighborhood Planning Unit) process on Monday, March 24.
We need YOUR involvement to ensure that the NPUs hear how important urban agriculture is to our communities!
Here are several ways YOU can help!
  1. Attend your NPU meeting.  Below is a list of the first week’s NPU meetings, so you can check to see if your neighborhood is listed!  Please check the Go Grow Atlanta website for details and the full list of NPU meetings.
  2. Share this email with friends and neighbors who can also speak up to support urban ag!
  3. Join our social media campaign  Click here to change your Facebook and twitter profiles to:
Here are some sample social media messages:
FACEBOOK
  • Atlanta’s urban agriculture makes us a healthier, greener city. Let’s support urban agriculture by supporting an Urban Ag Zoning Amendment.  http://ow.ly/qiebG
TWITTER
  • Urban ag in ATL= more access to local fruits & veggies. Let’s support it in the zoning code. #gogrowatl http://ow.ly/qiebG
  • Urban ag in ATL turns blight into green space & healthy food. Let’s support it in the zoning code. #gogrowatl http://ow.ly/qiebG
First week of NPU meetings:
Monday, March 24:
NPU-M – Castleberry Hill, Downtown, Old Fourth Ward
NPU-Z – Blair Villa / Poole Creek, Browns Mill Park, Glenrose Heights, Lakewood, Leila Valley, Norwood Manor, Orchard Knob, Polar Rock, Rebel Valley Forest, Rosedale Heights, South River Gardens, Swallow Circle Baywood, Thomasville Heights
Tuesday, March 25:
NPU-D – Berkeley Park, Blandtown, Bolton, Hills Park, Riverside, Underwood Hills, Whittier Mill Village
NPU-J – Center Hill, Dixie Hills, Grove Park, Harvel Homes Community, Penelope Neighbors, West Lake
NPU-O – East Lake, Edgewood, Kirkwood, Villages at East Lake
Wednesday, March 26:
NPU-W – East Atlanta, Grant Park, Oakland, Benteen Park, Boulevard Heights, Custer/McDonough/Guice, Ormewood Park, State Facility, Woodland Hills
Thursday, March 27th:
NPU-N – Cabbagetown, Candler Park, Druid Hills, Inman Park, Lake Clair, Poncey-Highland, Reynoldstown
Room to Grow in Atlanta
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