To support the local food industry- farmers, vendors and entrepreneurs in Athens, GA.
To create a vibrant, diverse community full of new opportunities for the food entrepreneurs of Athens including a commercial kitchen space, events, resources and partnerships.
To promote appreciation for the local food businesses in Athens and the surrounding area.
To provide a market that opens opportunities for small, local food businesses.
To encourage and assist people of all ages to learn about environmentally sound agricultural and sustainable business practices.
To enrich the cultural base of Athens by creating events to promote a diverse range of vendors and clientele.
To develop a sustainable market that involves a cooperative partnership between farmers in Athens Clarke County government and the community.
To provide a venue where customers can engage directly with the maker/creator.
To provide opportunities where food vendors can sell directly to customers.
To develop sources of marketing, education and management for members.