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“Local Food, Local Fun Day” at Panola Mountain State Park


ATLANTA, October 10, 2011 -- Celebrate fall’s arrival with a free day dedicated to healthy living, outdoor recreation and fresh, local food. Browse a farmer’s market, learn about organic gardening and composting, and even enjoy a free “picnic in the park” created by celebrity chef Todd English. The day will be filled with guided hikes, a climbing wall, geocaching clinics, walking shelter dogs, outdoor games and more. Panola Mountain State Park is just southeast of Atlanta, showcasing a unique granite outcrop, paved biking trail, shaded hiking trails, fishing ponds, playground and nature center.

October 22 Calendar Submission
“Local Food, Local Fun Day” at Panola Mountain State Park
 
Event Title:
Local Food, Local Fun Day
 
Date:
Saturday, October 22, 2011
10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 
Location:
Panola Mountain State Park
2600 Highway 155, SW
Stockbridge, GA 30281
GeorgiaStateParks.org/PanolaMountain
770-389-7801
 
Description:
Celebrate fall’s arrival with a free day dedicated to healthy living, outdoor recreation and fresh, local food.  Browse a farmer’s market, learn about organic gardening and composting, and even enjoy a free “picnic in the park” created by celebrity chef Todd English.  The day will be filled with guided hikes, a climbing wall, geocaching clinics, walking shelter dogs, outdoor games and more.  Panola Mountain State Park is just southeast of Atlanta, showcasing a unique granite outcrop, paved biking trail, shaded hiking trails, fishing ponds, playground and nature center.
 
Vendors include:
Wonderland Farms – education
Farmer D’s Organics – composting
Le Cordon Bleu – Atlanta
FreshPoint – market
Portable Rock Climbing
Lifeline Animal Project
Serenity Yoga
UGA Insect Zoo
REI
 
Cost:
Free.  The $5 parking fee will be waived between 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
 
Information:
TonsofFun.org
 
 
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