Atlanta Local Food Initiative

Building a local food system that enhances human health, promotes environmental renewal, fosters local economies, and links rural and urban communities.

What is ALFI?

ALFI is a diverse coalition of stakeholders working to build a more sustainable food system for metro Atlanta. Stakeholders include communities, nonprofits, universities, government agencies, individuals and corporations.

  • Gardens, Farms and Orchards in the Atlanta Region
    The Atlanta Regional Commission aggregates data of garden and farm sites in the 10 county area on behalf of regional partners. Using information provided by the regional food community such as Atlanta Local Food Initiative, the Atlanta Community Food Bank, Captain Planet Foundation, Food Well Alliance, Georgia Organics, Metro Atlanta Urban Farm, and the University of Georgia to show where small to medium scale growing is taking place in the region. Show the map.

Vision and Mission

ALFI envisions a transformed food system in which every metro Atlantan has access to safe, nutritious, and affordable food produced by a thriving network of sustainable farms and gardens. ALFI's mission is to build a local food system that enhances human health, promotes environmental renewal, fosters local economies, and links rural and urban communities.

Core Activities 

  • Coalition building, strategic planning and assessment, and policy development
  • The ALFI Plan (PDF)

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facebook2.jpgFor more information, please contact Allison Duncan. aduncan@atlantaregional.com or visit our Facebook page.

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