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Camp Twin Lakes provides life-changing, therapeutic, recreational, and medically-supportive camp experiences for children with serious illnesses, disabilities, and other life challenges. The Camp Twin Lakes Farm grows all-natural, healthy produce for campers and provides a fun and educational environment for them to learn about farming and agriculture. We talked to Farm Coordinator Nathan Fussell about […]

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michelle chopping veg

by Erin Croom, Farm to School Director, Georgia Organics Earlier this month, Georgia Organics and two Carrollton City Schools students were invited to the White House to join First Lady Michelle Obama, along with twenty other students from across the country, in the White House Kitchen Garden Harvest.  The two rising 7th graders, Sebastian Mason […]

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by Ian Rossiter  My go-to summer job for years has traditionally been guiding kayak tours. This job is amazing. I spent my days on the beaches and in the marshes of our beautiful Georgia coast, which was the ideal environment for me to nerd out on coastal wildlife and all the rest of our natural […]

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Our farmers and local vendors appreciate everyone who comes to our markets every week. For all the folks who go the extra mile and bring a new person along to one of our My Market Club markets, we want to thank you! As a token of our gratitude, each month, My Market Club will hold a raffle for […]

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Ann Milton-HLF

Head due west on Highway 234 out of Albany and you’ll find a special place. Before the city gives way to the flat horizons of peanuts and cotton, a series of small cultivated fields beside a little red-roofed building signals a different kind of agricultural operation. These unassuming 16.5 acres constitute Healthy Living Farms. As […]

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caponata

It’s finally Summer and eggplants are shining all over the place! And they figure prominently in seasonal recipes and market baskets. Chef Steven Satterfield, 2015 James Beard Foundation nominee, had this seasonal crop in mind when he created his own version of the classic italian sicilian caponata recipe. Check out what Steven had to say about this versatile […]

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