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Wylde Center’s mission is to educate, cultivate greenspaces and build community in the areas we serve.

We offer educational programs, events and greenspaces that actively engage youth, families and individuals in their environment, health and community, and that develop skills in environmental science, sustainable urban living, organic gardening, health, and nutrition.


Wylde Center was founded in 1997 out of a need to provide opportunities to experience nature in an urban environment. Thanks to the community’s involvement and commitment, we now operate five greenspaces in four different Decatur and Atlanta neighborhoods, open year-round for the community, for events and for our educational programs. Wylde Center also provides one of the largest youth environmental and science education programs in metro-Atlanta, including the Decatur Farm to School program, Atlanta Farm to School, Healthy Living by Healthy Growing at the Decatur Housing Authority, and science program and field trips linked to Common Core standards.


Lunch & Learn: Start your Fall Vegetable Garden from Seed (webinar)

August 14 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Grow your lettuce, kale, collards, broccoli, Asian green and other fall veggie transplants using a milk jug! September is when we plant our fall vegetable…

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Lunch & Learn: Plant a Fall Vegetable Garden (webinar)

August 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Join Wylde Center Executive Director and horticulturalist, Stephanie Van Parys, for Lunch & Learn: Plant a Fall Garden (webinar) on Friday, August 28 at 12 PM  …

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Beer Garden + Silent Auction

June 26, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Wylde Center’s 2021 Beer Garden + Silent Auction Wylde Center’s Beer Garden + Silent Auction Fundraiser features some of metro Atlanta’s best breweries and a…

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