Thanks to a US Forest Service Grant and a partnership between the city of Atlanta, the Conservation Fund, and Trees Atlanta, you’ll find 7.1 acres of land ripe with 2,500 pesticide-free edible and medicinal plants only 10 minutes from Atlanta’s airport. The forest is in the Brown’s Mills neighborhood of southeast Atlanta, where the closest grocery store is a 30-minute bus ride away. The forest is part of Atlanta’s larger mission to bring healthy food within ½ mile of 85% of the city’s 500,000 residents by 2022. The forest is owned by the parks department and more than 1,000 volunteers and neighbors are volunteering to maintain it.

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