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Registration is open for our annual conference, which will be held Feb. 21-22, 2014 on Jeykll Island! Check out our shiny new conference website for more information on food and farm tours,educational sessions, workshops, nature tours, our Green Acres expo, the legendary Farmers Feast, and our keynote from the Environmental Working Group‘s Ken Cook. Earlybird registration prices end Jan. 5, 2014. Georgia Organics members get a $100 discount […]

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We always love to see a farm connect with a local school system, so when the Little Farm in Gray posted a photo of school nutrition workers smiling with an order of pumpkins and radishes, we needed to know more! So we hollered at the Little Farm’s Amy Bean, who said they grew over 231 pounds […]

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New programs, including farm to school programs, can often require additional funding. There are some grants out there that specifically fund farm to school work, but not many. Of the grants there are, many focus on funding only school gardens. But with a little creative thinking, you can make grants that aren’t obviously farm to […]

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On October 30, students in the Grady High School Earth Club hosted a lettuce taste test open to fellow students, faculty, and staff. Their goal was to use the taste test not only as a way to encourage their peers to try a healthy food and hopefully enjoy it, but to educate them on local […]

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Next time you cook a potato, think before you peel. The flesh of oft-peeled potatoes contain 45 percent of the daily recommended value of vitamin C and more potassium than bananas. Potatoes are also a good source of complex carbohydrates, the body’s main source of energy. “When compared ounce for ounce, potato skin has more […]

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This week several of us here at Georgia Organics are taking the SNAP Challenge, which means for seven days we’ll eat using the average food and drink budget of someone on SNAP*, which is $4.50/day. Why? Tweet

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