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Hand, Heart, and Soul Project created an opportunity to share our garden with the families in our community. The bimonthly farmstand sold local produce from the Jazmin Green Community Garden. It became more than a source for the meals provided at the Little Ones Learning Center. The very first customers were parents and neighbors of the center. As the farmstand grew, the produce had grown in the garden combined with produce from local farms. The city officials temporarily closed the farmstand in violation of a zoning ordinance. Thankfully, we didn’t give up hope. Our Executive Director, Wande Okunoren-Meadows, and the communities provided the farmstand much-needed attention to save it. Little Lions Farmstand reopened in April 2021 at its first site. It felt like a long-awaited reopening after closure by the city of Forest Park and COVID-19. Today, locally grown produce from our site(s) and other local farmers provide staple food access to Forest Park and Clayton County, Georgia.