Local Green Atlanta was featured in a roundup of black-owned vegan and vegetarian restaurants in the Southeast in Upscale magazine.
“The plant-based diet is one of the fastest-growing food trends in the last decade. Some statistics point to as much as a sixfold increase in individuals identifying as vegan or vegetarian. But if you’re slow to try out the trend because you’ve been raised to believe it’s not something “for us,” then think again. It may surprise some, but pockets of the black community have had a longstanding history with vegetarianism.”