Community Farmers Marketplaces, the nonprofit organization behind Grant Park and East Atlanta Village farmers markets, partnered with Atlanta meals cooperative Urban Recipe to offer totally free, shelf-stable meals at 5 MARTA pop-up current market places each and every 7 days.
In addition to fresh generate for order at the organization’s winter MARTA market place, the new partnership with City Recipe now permits Local community Farmers Marketplace to supply no cost nonperishable food items merchandise at its pop-up farm stands at stations in West Conclusion, Five Factors, Bankhead, Higher education Park, and Hamilton E. Holmes.
“Due to the partnership with Urban Recipe, Refreshing MARTA Sector consumers will also be capable to pick out additional shelf-stable products, such as rice, oats, pasta, and canned food items, absolutely free of cost, to complement their purchase of refreshing create,” a press release states.
Community Farmers Marketplace commenced hosting its weekly pop-up farm stand five a long time in the past at MARTA stations inside of neighborhoods in which entry to contemporary generate and groceries is constrained. The pop-up marketplace operates Tuesday by way of Friday at a different MARTA station and accepts cash, credit score and debit, along with EBT and SNAP, which is doubled at the farm stand.