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AHA fosters and supports community efforts to make healthy eating and physical activity the way of life in Wake County.

Dig In!


boys gardening ALBCAHA and our partner Marbles Kids Museum will host the 8th Annual Dig In! at Marbles on Saturday, March 4, 2017, exploring urban agriculture, community gardens and edible gardens in school and child care settings, and family garden fun.

REGISTER NOW! Early Bird Registration: $15
(Jan. 16-31)
Regular Registration: $25

See photos from 2016 Dig In.

Dig In will feature:

  • keynote: Uniting Neighborhoods–Growing Food and Community, Creating Art and Culture by Soyini Guyton, Frogtown Farm
  • workshops
  • networking
  • interactive, educational booths
  • 3.5 hours professional development for WCPSS teachers and child care staff

Who should come to Dig In?

2017-web-button-taglineAnyone with an interest in building and serving community, connecting people with local foods, increasing access to healthy, fresh produce; and growing local food systems! Especially:

  • Educators
  • Child care center directors and staff
  • Churches and other faith-based organizations
  • Business leaders
  • Municipal planning and parks and recreation staff
  • Nonprofit organizations
  • Parents
  • Advocates

Sponsorships for 2017

Interested in supporting AHA and Dig In! 2017? Explore our Sponsorship Opportunities. Contact AHA at

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Many thanks to the sponsors that help make Dig In! possible.

Additional Sponsors:
Wake County Human Services

Friends of AHA ($250)
OBS Landscape Architects
Wake County Farm Bureau

Presentations & Community Gardening Resources

Check out all the resources on community gardens from past Dig In! events and other expert sources.

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