Posted by Liz and John Attaway, 4/18/18
Event to feature Picnic Baskets curated by local chefs, as well as beer, wine, music and games
On May 6, 2018, some of Atlanta’s favorite chefs and restaurants will fill the picnic baskets for Wholesome Wave Georgia’s annual Picnic in the Park. Beer and wine, live music, dancing and lawn games will also be a part of the Sunday afternoon event, with the beautiful scenery of Atlanta’s Historic Fourth Ward Park as the backdrop.
Sunday, May 6
1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Historic Fourth Ward Park
680 Dallas Street NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
Guests will have the opportunity to bid on additional gourmet picnic baskets and win prizes provided by local chefs and restaurants. Tickets are $35 for a two-person picnic basket and $70 for a four-person basket. Beer and wine open bar tickets are an additional $5 each.
“The vision behind Picnic in the Park is to bring together a diverse group of community members to celebrate the work happening across our state to create access to healthy, local food for all,” says Executive Director Sara Berney. “We’re excited to bring together farmers, program participants, farmers market staff, medical professionals, and community organizations, offering a unique opportunity for everyone to connect and develop new friendships.”
ABOUT WHOLESOME WAVE GEORGIA
Wholesome Wave Georgia believes that all Georgians should have access to fresh, wholesome and locally grown food. Founded in 2009, WWG strives to strengthen local food communities by empowering networks of farmers to facilitate access to and awareness of healthy food choices. By increasing the affordability of healthy, locally grown foods, WWG makes healthy, nourishing choices accessible for Georgia’s food insecure population. WWG realizes our mission through two core programs: Georgia Fresh For Less and the Fruit & Vegetable Prescription Program. For more information, visit www.wholesomewavegeorgia.org.