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Within weeks of accepting the Executive Director role at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market in 2009, Lauren Carey witnessed one torrential downpour after another. The intense rain wreaked havoc on farmland across Georgia, wiping out crops, and destroying the livelihood of farmers. Led by Slow Food Atlanta, the local food community immediately went into what […]

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On July 17th, 2015, Chef Ford Fry threw the seventh annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival. The event was a smash hit and over 900 guests enjoyed a day, back home, at JCT.Kitchen, featuring delicious creations prepared by Georgia’s most talented chefs and mixologists.   We appreciate the commitment of personal time and resources to […]

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Does a week in front of the computer make you want to swing a hammer? The Homestead Atlanta has you covered. Whether you’re looking for the security that comes with growing and preserving your own food, a positive impact on the environment through alternative energy systems, or simply the satisfaction of creating a beautiful, functional […]

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Georgia Organics has teamed up with the Georgia Department of Agriculture for the 100 Organic Farms Campaign, which removes the financial barrier to USDA Organic Certification by reimbursing the full cost of organic certification up to $1,000 for farmers pursuing it for the first time. So far, the following three farms have gotten their certification […]

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Whether you’re interested in becoming a full-time organic farmer or you just want to produce delicious, healthy food in your backyard, Lynn Pugh’s legendary Organic Farming and Gardening course will teach you the basics so you can start growing sustainably. Cane Creek Farm is the classroom, and you’ll engage in plenty of hands-on activities while […]

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Anna Hartrampf joined our team to assist with the Atlanta Local Food Initiative as well as the Georgia Food Oasis projects currently housed and managed by Georgia Organics. Anna most recently spent time in Washington D.C. coordinating food access programs for the elderly and disadvantaged and looks forward to bringing her knowledge and expertise to the […]

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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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