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Atlanta’s urban farms can now operate farm stands

Atlanta’s urban farms can now operate farm stands

ATLANTA -- Urban farms in Atlanta will now be able to sell fresh, affordable food directly to consumers in residential zoned areas of the city. Prior to this development, the city's code prevented many of the city’s urban farms from operating farm stands that sell produce grown on-site directly to consumers. "Access to healthy food options should be a right for all Atlanta residents," said Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. "Thank you to the Office of Resilience, Department of Planning and others for their efforts to ensure that our vision for One Atlanta includes food security for all communities--regardless of zip code." The Fresh…
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