Local Roots Blog

Why Local Roots wants you to grow your own food

Economic uncertainty and the need for community resilience are major driving factors to developing the Local Roots marketplace. Hi friends.  As we prepare to launch Local Roots again, I wanted to spend a couple minutes and share the primary motivation...
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Summer Cleanses

With the summer sun beating down on us this week (it IS only June, right??), we’ve all transitioned into our lighter eating habits and dreams of beach vacations. The abundance of fresh, local fruit and produce always inspires me to rethink my food...
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Happy Mother’s Day!

In honor of Mother’s Day, we thought it would be appropriate to introduce you to one of our newer artisans, French Market Flowers. Ordering from French Market Flowers is a great way to tell your mom (or anyone) that you care any time of the year!...
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Brookhaven & Decatur Neighborhood Contest

Help us choose our next neighborhood! Do you live in Brookhaven or Decatur? Then this contest is for you! The neighborhood with the most votes by 11:59 pm on May 1 will be the next neighborhood available on the Local Roots app! Spread the word. There...
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Earth Day 2015 – Home Gardening Tips

Happy Earth Day! We think Mother Earth is pretty darn cool and what better way to celebrate than by giving you some fun tips for how you can start your own gardens or improve the ones you already have. We’ve had fun creating multiple Pinterest...
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Shaved Beet & Carrot Salad

We love eating seasonal food and getting fresh, local produce (obviously), but sometimes it’s hard to come up with ideas on how to use the  produce in recipes. Enter Kenan Hill from Kitchen 1204. Kenan is an Atlanta-based artist, chef, and food...
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Meet Our Farmers Series (Part I)

Welcome to the first post of our “Meet Our Farmers” series! At least once a month, we are going to introduce you to one of our farmers. We think it’s important to know where you’re getting your food and who is harvesting it. Plus,...
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Why Local?

Welcome to our blog! We decided to start off with something near and dear to our hearts: eating locally-sourced food. We are called “LOCAL Roots” after all. Eating local food and supporting local businesses is a trend that has seen increasing...
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