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En·trée·prenuer Noun American A food entrepreneur widening the market for farmers and consumers Across Georgia, entréeprenuers are opening avenues for farmers and consumers alike. This article is part of a series profiling these local heroes. Click here to see more. Company: Turnip Truck of Georgia Founded: 2008 Founder: Michael Schenck Website: Turniptruckga.com Money Spent on Georgia […]

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The new FoodCorps service year began on Sept. 1, 2016, and we’re ready to make it the best year on record! Since September nine FoodCorps Americorps service members have been settling into their new journey, connecting kids to healthy food in schools so they can lead healthier lives and reach their full potential. Georgia Organics […]

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En·trée·prenuer Noun American A food entrepreneur widening the market for farmers and consumers Across Georgia, entréeprenuers are opening avenues for farmers and consumers alike. This article is part of a series profiling these local heroes. Click here to see more. Company: King of Pops Founded: 2010 Founder: Steven Carse Website: Kingofpops.com When we asked Cory Mosser, […]

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Georgia Organics’ Emily Cumbie Drake and Abbie King know that empowering teachers to deliver edible education is one of the most powerful ways to shape kids’ behavior and instill a love for local, fresh food. The dynamic duo embarked on a week-long tour across Georgia in February, collaborating with veteran STEM educator Jenna Mobley to […]

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Jill Geraghty, Ed.D., joined the Georgia Organics staff in June as conference coordinator. Jill’s previous experience includes conference and association special events management, volunteer relations, and scholarship program stewardship. Jill also has a background in educational leadership, serving as both an administrator and faculty member at the University of Central Florida and Valencia College, both […]

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Nuri Icgoren is a soft-spoken, generous farmer with a heart of gold and active mind. He has a vision for his 5-acre property south of Grant Park that’s as much about community revitalization and self-sufficiency as it is about food production. His ultimate vision entails a mixed-use development with residences, office space, natural pools, and […]

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by Bang Tran “What do plants need to grow?” It’s a question that I always ask students at the beginning of all lessons that involve planting. Light and water. Nutrients and soil. They’re all ingredients for successfully growing vegetables. Two years ago, in one of my first garden lessons at the beginning of my FoodCorps […]

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