Feed the People Farms is now serving at West End Farmers Market. You can now come get our heirloom and heritage foods every Saturday, 10am-2pm at Gordon White Park in Atlanta. EBT/SNAP collars are worth double at the market. The West End Market prioritizes farmers of color and growers from the community that it serves,… Continue reading West End Farmers Market
Our workshop schedule has been finalized! Feed the People Farms will host a workshop on the last Saturday of each month. These workshops are part of volunteer hours, so if you are interested in attending a workshop, just sign up for the volunteer day that workshop is being held on. March 24 Workshop Beginning a… Continue reading Workshop Schedule!
A lot has happened this winter. In short, the land we were sharing with Covenant House GA was sold, and we were invited to move FTP Farms to the Palestine Community in Madison, GA to expand our operations as well as to join and assist in their new venture in autonomy and sustainable living. It… Continue reading The move.
We've begun sowing our last round of crops for the three sisters plot: beans. We have chosen Genuine Cornfield. These are beauties with green pods and mottled reddish brown beans; pre-Colombian genetics once again. We sow three beans around each established corn stalk. (This corn is only three-weeks old!) The corn will continue to grow… Continue reading Last round of sowing plot one
Today was another planting day. We put our second bed of squash in which brings us to two rows of squash and eight rows of corn! The seed bed for squash is different than corn or beans, we are using the mounding technique with mounds three feet apart and sowing three squash seeds per mound.… Continue reading Sowing squash