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Norcross (Gwinnett County), GA (May 19, 2016) – ‘A place to imagine.’ It’s a simple phrase that evokes emotion and a sense of pride for families living in Norcross. Beautifully maintained and passionately promoted, the City of Norcross is a community where anyone could imagine themselves happy, healthy and thriving. Those are the same feelings […]

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America’s food system has changed dramatically in the last 50 years, and many people are going back to their roots, especially in the hip-hop community. From Broccoli City Festival headlined by Future, to Hip Hop Is Green, SticMan’s RBG Fitclub, and Raury and Waka Flocka Flame’s recent video promoting vegan blueberries, people are realizing how […]

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Asa and Goats

Meet Asa Ysrael, owner and operator of Local Lands Organically Grown Garden in Dublin, Ga. What made you decide to become a member of Georgia Organics? The overabundance of useful information, as well as the staff and my history with them.  You have serious people on your team and that is a rare commodity in […]

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by Susie Burton In March, Joni Kennedy of Melon Head Farms (Clarkesville, GA) visited Level Grove Elementary School to speak to third graders about soil.  The third graders were just finishing up their soil unit, so they flexed both their newfound scientific knowledge and their speaking and listening skills by interviewing Farmer Joni.  Students drafted […]

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By Megan Connolly On Saturday, April 2, the dormant Foxfire Heritage Garden came back to life.  Nine volunteers joined together to remove locust saplings, brambles and weeds from the overgrown Heritage Garden.  The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center located in Mountain City, GA is a celebration of Appalachian culture.  In 1966, an English high school […]

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by Leah Kelley Think back to your younger years, back to your typical school fundraisers- if it wasn’t frozen cookie dough, it might’ve been chocolate bars. My high school cross country team sold cookies the size of my face. What kind of message are we sending to our kids? Sugar sells. We know this, but […]

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This is the first edition of “My Organic Moment,” a series that details the moment in which folks found the Good Food Movement. From health to economic benefits to taste, people connect with Good Food for a variety of reasons. What was your moment? Feel free to share by emailing james@georgiaorganics.org. If you’ve been to […]

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