Our Partners

sslogoThe City of Sandy Springs

We thank the City of Sandy Springs for giving us the opportunity to provide stewardship to the amazing piece of property.  We appreciate their willingness to allow partnership and community input.

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The Trust of Public Land

The Trust for Public Land helps communities across the country protect the places that matter most to them—the historic sites, favorite hikes, and iconic views that preserve communities’ character and livability.  Lost Corner would not have been preserved without their help. TPL was instrumental in working with Ms. Peggy Miles to write a deed and raise funds that allowed her to give this property to the community with the vision she intended.  She wanted this property to remain as it had for hundreds of years and to be enjoyed by the residents of Sandy Springs.

sandy-springs-conservancyThe Sandy Springs Conservancy

The Sandy Springs Conservancy played the role of bringing together Ms. Miles, The Trust for Public Land and the City of Sandy Springs to secure the deed that makes Lost Corner a passive park that can be enjoyed by the residents of Sandy Springs.  FOLC is especially grateful for their generous grant that paid for our start up costs and first year’s operating budget.

Keller Williams Realty 

We would like to thank Carla Sweetwood and Keller Williams Realty employees for donating their volunteer time during the Keller Williams Red Day towards clean up projects at Lost Corner.

The Sandy Springs Historical Preservation Society

Friends of Lost Corner would like to thank Clarke Otten of the Sandy Springs Heritage Preservation Society for his tireless research of Lost Corner and for giving us so much information about its rich history.


Heritage Sandy Springs

We would also like to thank Kimberly Brigance, the former Director of Programs and Historic Resources at Heritage Sandy Springs for her input and help with documenting the history at Lost Corner.  Both she and Clarke Otten bring and enthusiasm and knowledge to the history of the area that is invaluable.  To learn even more about the history of the area, check out Heritage’s Sandy Springs Civil War Interactive Tour app, available now for free at the itunes Store.

Sustainable Pattie

We were very fortunate to spend time with Pattie Baker aka Sustainable Patty, who shared her extensive knowledge of community gardening and sustainability with us.  Check out her website for good info and her unique perspectives.  http://www.sustainablepattie.com/

farmer dFarmer D Organics

We are very lucky that Farmer D is based here in metro Atlanta and thank him for his guidance, advice and consulting services that helped us with the community garden.  Lost Corner was a working farm in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s and we hope to restore some of the aspects of what life was like on the homestead through the community garden.

truly living wellTruly Living Well

Truly Living Well grows better communities by connecting people with the land through education, training, and demonstration of economic success in natural urban agriculture.  We thank Rashid Nuri, the Head of Truly Living Well, for spending an afternoon with us at Lost Corner sharing his insight and knowledge of urban gardening.