EAT South Helps Transform Communities, Provides Nourishment


EAT South (meaning Education, Act, Transform) aims to improve the health of the community by "digging into its ground and helping to provide nourishment."

EAT South owns and manages two farms: an urban farm in downtown Montgomery, and one in the eastern Hampstead. It also harvests for local chefs at restaurants including Central, True and Jim 'N Nick's. Its volunteers help in transforming communities by working in the soil, planting seeds and harvesting.

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Federal Programs Related to - Philanthropy, Voluntarism & Grantmaking, General/Other

Private nonprofit organizations whose primary purpose is to promote the practice of charitable giving and volunteering or to represent and serve a wide range of philanthropic and charitable institutions.

Federal Programs Related to - Volunteer Training & Placement

Programs that provide training and placement services for volunteers. Volunteer Action Centers; Volunteer Bureaus; Volunteer Tax Assistance Program; VTAP



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