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Makers Faire Atlanta 2015 in Downtown Decatur!
October 3 and 4, 2015

Wylde Center will participate in the Maker Faires this year taking place in downtown Decatur.

Volunteers will work with Wylde Center staff to oversee each shift, talk to people about the Wylde Center, and help with the kids activities. The kid acitvity is going to focus on carnivorous plants!

Volunteers who give more than 20 hours of service (as of August 17th) will receive a free Wylde Center t-shirt.

About Maker’s Faire:
Maker Faire is the Greatest Show (and Tell) on Earth—a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker Movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning.

Contact for questions.

Herbs are now $3 (reduced from $5), Native Plants, Veggie Transplants

Herb plants reduced from $5 to $3

Stop by to pick up herb plants for your garden. We still have in stock rosemary, thyme, sage, mint, chives, comfrey plants, much, much more.

Native plants are back
Beautiful Piedmont natives are back grown by Beech Hollow Farms.

Still time to get your veggies in the ground!
We still have a great selection of fall veggies to plant in your garden. Asian greens, lettuce, collards, kale, and much, much more.

Thank you for growing a garden! Sale is located at 435 Oakview Road, Decatur, GA 30030.

There are big changes inside the City Schools of Decatur cafeterias. Watch this Decatur Farm to School video to learn more about the fresh vegetables and fruits hitting the lunch trays each day and the enthusiastic responses from the students. The cafeteria has invested in your child’s health. Invest in the cafeteria by buying lunch for your child. Purchase a lunch today!

Decatur Farm to School is an official program of the Wylde Center. #gowylde

Check out Rentals and Birthdays at the Oakhurst Garden

Join us at the Oakhurst Garden for your special occasion! We have several options including themed packages with magical and talented hosts. Great way to have an eco-friendly party and enjoy our beautiful natural space.

You may purchase a gift certificate for a class, plants, events, membership, or a birthday party. Choose from $15, $25, or $50 increments. This a great way to honor someone who already enjoys what the Wylde Center has to offer or introduce someone to the Wylde Center for the first time.

Wylde Center Wish List

Looking for the perfect gift for a friend for family member? Want to support the Wylde Center, but not necessarily join as a member? Choosing an item from our Wish List is the perfect solution.

Wondering what has changed, what has stayed the same since the Oakhurst Community Garden Project name changed to the Wylde Center?  Watch this Tin Rooster Media produced video for your answer.

In cooperation with the City of Decatur and the Dekalb County Public Library, we are pleased to announce a free series of classes about living a green and sustainable lifestyle.  Click the image for details!

During my early culinary career, I became overwhelmed by the abundant use of prepared, processed foods that were rich only in artificial colors, flavors and preservatives; commonly used in restaurants and food service establishments.  What saddened me most was to see these items featured on menus as ‘fresh’ and ‘natural’. As a student, I was…

6/17/2010 Welcome Andrea Zoppo

Andrea Zoppo joins us as our new Program Assistant. As an Artist, Teacher and Children’s Entertainer, Andrea Zoppo is excited to offer her many talents to The Oakhurst Community Garden. You may have seen her in Decatur at That Pottery Place where she assists families with art activities and parties. She is the director and…