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Growing coleus in Atlanta

A coleus for all of us: How to grow the colorful plant in Georgia

On the sunniest Deep South day, wisely planted under the dark green backdrop of a shady tree, a clump of coleus will shimmer with most all the pinks and greens and yellows of other flowers—without a single bloom.
The joy of vegetables Atlanta

The joy of vegetables

Exuberant garden tostadas, beautiful beet poke, irresistible Indian street snacks—even vegan barbecue! Welcome to Atlanta magazine’s soulful celebration of food from the soil.
Veggie burger

Billions have gone into perfecting the climate-friendly burger. What if the answer is already here?

In the U.S., the burger is symbolic above all. Its fate stands in for bigger concerns about climate change adaptation: Will things change cosmetically—an electric truck that’s as powerful as one with a combustion engine, a burger that bleeds like the real thing—or more fundamentally?
7 of the Atlanta’s most eye-catching—and most delicious—vegetable dishes

7 of Atlanta’s most eye-catching—and most delicious—vegetable dishes

From tomatoey hand-pulled Chinese noodles to fancy beet “poke” at the Four Seasons. Plus, of course: hot dogs.
Tassili's Raw Reality

How Black-owned vegan restaurants in West End prefigured Atlanta’s passion for plants

West End led the way in serving practitioners of plant-based eating in Atlanta, connected to—but also distinct from—the contemporary popularity of vegetarian and vegan restaurants here today. In one way, the devotion of customers to these businesses helped the neighborhood circulate community dollars, which paved the way for such hot spots as Slutty Vegan.
How to eat vegetarian at Atlanta barbecue joints

The best veggie dishes at beloved Atlanta barbecue joints

Not long ago, a meat-averse person who found themselves at a barbecue restaurant would have been relegated to a pretty short menu of side dishes: mac and cheese, potato salad, green beans that might not be flavored with bacon. But, as palates have become more plant-forward, so too have ’cue joints—where veggies are now getting almost as much respect as their low-and-slow menu mates.
Haylene Green

These Atlantans make it easy for us to love our veggies

Gardeners and chefs, pumpkin whisperers and okra aficionados, taco technicians and pecan purveyors: meet Atlanta’s green giants.
Atlanta vegetarian meals

Eat your way through the vegetable kingdom with these Atlanta feasts

Wherein we welcome mac and cheese to the veggie family—we’re still in the South, after all. Plus: Korean banchan, superbly spiced Ethiopian platters, and more.

How one family’s passion has tapped into a bustling Georgia market for farm-grown South Asian vegetables

Kattula Family Farms is one of just two commercial farms in Georgia devoted to growing South Asian vegetables. Plus: A roundup of five great restaurants for regional specialties from across India.
Peachtree Road Race

17 fun things to do on Fourth of July weekend in metro Atlanta

Cheer on the runners in the annual Peachtree Road Race, chow down at food tucks, catch some live music, and of course, watch plenty of fireworks

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