(WTVM) - Georgia will host dozens of events in honor of Food Day, the nationwide celebration and movement for healthy, affordable, and sustainable food.
Governor Nathan Deal issued a proclamation declaring October 24 "Food Day" across the state and a number of local businesses and organizations across Georgia are following suit by hosting special Food Day events. including:
Savannah Food Day Festival, hosted by Well FED Savannah, will include thousands of participants, live music, workshops, lectures, and a presentation by the Executive Director of the Center for Science in the Public Interest and founder of Food Day, Michael F. Jacobson
Date & Time: Sunday, October 28, 11 am – 6 pm
Location: Daffin Park, Savannah
Decatur Farmers Market Eat-In will invite residents to shop at the market and then eat together in front of a nearby church with live music.
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 24, 6pm - 8pm
Location: Bank of America parking lot-163 Clairemont Ave, Decatur
Hometown Throwdown Cooking Competition will feature local celebrity chefs from around Athens.
Date & Time: Wednesday, October 24, 4pm - 7pm
Location: Athens Farmers Market
For more information and a complete list of event times and locations, please visit the Food Day website.