Better Earth Sponsors Hyper-Local Food Festival AgLanta Eats

by Aug 2, 2019Company News, Food Feed

This July, Better Earth was proud to serve as a Community Sponsor for the hyper-local food festival AgLanta Eats and, through our 100% compostable products, help them meet their zero waste goals.  

This annual event raises funds for the AgLanta Grows A-Lot program, which flips vacant properties for urban farmers and community gardeners, and features live tastings from a wide variety of all-star local chefs. You can imagine our excitement when we saw dozens of chefs plating fresh, local grub on Better Earth plates and bowls.  

In the end, over 950 participants joined us as the Atlanta Botanical Gardens and, together, we raised more than $32,000 to support the Grows-A-Lot program. This will translate into several new productive urban farms that we are excited to contribute to for years to come in the form of compost. Local provider Compost Now transforms our products into quality compost that is donated to the Grows-A-Lot program and other garden partners.  

We invite you to check out some of our favorite moments at AgLanta Eats, captured by event photographers Erik Voss & Daren Kohn. Best of luck not drooling!

Fresh local fare served hot on our 100% compostable 6-inch round plates in sugarcane.
Photo credit: Erik Voss & Daren Kohn for Groundwork Atlanta 2019. 

Graphic Artist Liz Stone, Customer Relations Manager Freda Kivuitu and Sustainability Director Savannah Miller had a blast
chatting with attendees at the Better Earth booth.

Photo credit: Erik Voss & Daren Kohn for Groundwork Atlanta 2019. 

Members of our Print Division Team loved exploring the Atlanta Botanical Gardens with friends and family.
(The local “mushroom” ice cream was a fan favorite!)

Photo credit: Erik Voss & Daren Kohn for Groundwork Atlanta 2019. 

Better Earth Sustainability Director Savannah Miller with Chief of Staff for Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms, Carmen Chubbs,
City of Atlanta Sustainability Director John R. Seydel, and City of Atlanta Urban Agriculture Director Mario Cambardella
.
Photo credit: Erik Voss & Daren Kohn for Groundwork Atlanta 2019.
 

We were excited to see a variety of Better Earth products used at AgLanta Eats, including our 6” plates, 8oz bowls, 4oz hot cups and cutlery.
Photo credit: Erik Voss
& Daren Kohn for Groundwork Atlanta 2019. 

Follow us and check out more photos from the AgLanta Eats event on the Better Earth Facebook Page!

Savannah Miller

Savannah Miller

Director of Sustainability

I am excited to spend my time thinking about how Better Earth can reduce our environmental impact and serve as a catalyst for change within our community and industry.

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