About UAC

The Georgia Urban Ag Council is Georgia’s premier green industry association for professionals involved in all sectors of the industry, including:

  • Landscape design
  • Landscape management
  • Landscape construction
  • Turf care
  • Sports turf management
  • Parks/rec management
  • Golf course management
  • Nursery/grower/garden centers
  • Sod production
  • Tree care
  • Lighting
  • Irrigation
  • Green industry suppliers and consultants

UAC represents one of the largest and most successful industries in Georgia, with more than $8 billion in sales, 7,000 companies and more than 80,000 employees.

What is urban agriculture?

Urban agriculture is the creation, growth, introduction and management of constructed landscapes designed to support and enhance natural environmental systems and a sustainable quality of life through mitigation of land-altering activity.

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UAC advocates…

for the environmental and economic benefits of urban agriculture.

UAC educates….

our members with the best management practices for environmental and economic sustainability by working closely with the University of Georgia Center for Urban Agriculture

UAC promotes…

professionalism among its members by encouraging continuing education, adherence to industry standards, and best management practices.

UAC helps…

consumers and property managers locate reputable professionals.

 the industry maintain high standards through association, education, and recognition.

UAC demonstrates…

its firm commitment to the future of Georgia’s urban ag industry through its Code of Ethics.

UAC offers…

its members the opportunity to improve and support the green industry for the common good.

UAC Code of Ethics

As a member of UAC, I agree to adhere to the following principles:

  • To promote honesty and professionalism at all times;
  • To promote and encourage best management practices;
  • To improve my skills and knowledge and to encourage education and research; and
  • To elevate public awareness of the professionalism of the urban ag industry through my investment in the association.
Kathy JohnsonAbout UAC