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Georgia Organics Farmer Services Coordinator Donn Cooper is a busy man! In the last two weeks, he’s been all over the state speaking at on-farm workshops, farmers forums, and conferences. Here’s a breakdown of what he’s been up to: Wednesday, June 19—Americus Betsy Ross from Sustainable Growth Texas led a workshop at Koinonia Farm on biological […]

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In serving our state’s farmers, we would be derelict if we did not highlight our state’s farmer beards. They are spectacular and crucial to the local food movement. (Don’t stare directly into them.) This week’s beard belongs to Ross Williams of Many Fold Farm in Palmetto. Ross, how would you characterize your beard? Full and tall. Grizzly. What […]

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As we face sobering statistics about the increasing age of the average farmer, organizations that introduce farming to young people have taken on a new importance. So we were thrilled to spend some time on Tuesday with Tammy Burnell and the Blossoms, a group of young women from Hart County who are exploring agriculture, as […]

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We’re tickled pink when local businesses support our farmers, and from time to time we’ll use this blog to highlight them. For our first installment, we talked to Emily Golub of Garnish & Gather, which, in her words, “is all about connecting more folks with our local food system through our cook-at-home meal kits!” The […]

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