Field Trip to the Atlanta Community Food Bank

  • Atlanta Community Food Bank 732 Joseph E Lowery Boulevard Northwest Atlanta, GA, 30318 United States

Increasing Food Security by Design

Join us as we learn more about food insecurity in Atlanta and the efforts of the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) to design solutions to food security challenges.

Why:
In Georgia, more then 1.7 million people do not have access to enough nutritious food to lead active, healthy lives. The Food Bank is working to change that and to end hunger across metro-Atlanta and north Georgia. Their new bold goal is that by 2025 everyone in their 29 county service area will have access to the nutritious meals they need when they need them.

Participants will have the opportunity to be part of an interactive hunger education session and to tour the Food Bank's 129,000 sq. foot facility. They will also be invited to creatively explore some of the system design questions and challenges we are wrestling with in our effort to address growing food insecurity in our region and close the meal gap in our 29 county service area.

The visit will wrap up with a Q/A with key leadership staff. Light refreshments will be served. 

This visit will give you a deeper understanding of:

  • Food insecurity and hunger in our region,
  • Food Bank's new strategy: the growing scale and changing design of their work,
  • Food insecurity's impact on other systems that we know and care about, including our schools and health care,
  • The creativity and innovation necessary to explore and discover solutions.

For ages 12 and up. Please wear close-toed shoes.

$15 / $10 for members. Proceeds will be used to defray staff costs for MODA and to provide a donation to the Atlanta Community Food Bank.