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This year, a cross disciplinary collaboration that encompassed students and professionals alike has resulted in a solution for a practical agricultural problem. This partnership began in January, when nearly 60 senior mechanical engineering students of Auburn University’s College of Engineerings gathered to listen to speakers from various industries discuss needs, problems, and projects within their given […]

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By Sandi Johnson There was a time when Harrisburg, a historic mill village in downtown Augusta, was a bustling community. The corner pharmacy was the place to be, whether it was ice cream after church or just hanging on the front porch with the locals. The corner of Crawford and Broad was a busy place […]

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On July 15, Georgia Organics and Coastal Organic Growers hosted an organic peanut field day at Healthy Hollow Farms near Stilson in southeast Georgia. This was a unique opportunity for growers interested in organic farming not only to visit the only certified organic peanut farm in Georgia, but also to learn production practices on a […]

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As told by Connie Hayes of Healthy Hollow Farms Up until 1999, it was just Hayes Farm, but then we opened a health food store and organic grocery in Statesboro. We were a bit ahead of the organic health movement in Statesboro, and the store simply did not pay for itself. After closing, we began […]

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Students from Wilbanks Middle School in Habersham County recently visited Grapes and Beans in Clayton, Georgia to learn how to make a summer vegetable frittata from Chef Whitney Denham. From the Northeast Georgia Farm to School Blog: Students cooking with local chefs builds students’ confidence and excitement in the kitchen, teaching them valuable skills about […]

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We’re nearing the end of collard season, and if you’re like me you’re tired of every method you know to prepare them. So sayonara, sauté! Enter the collard wrap! There are plenty of recipes out there for this tortilla-less take on a burrito, and like a burrito, you can customize the fillings in myriad ways that suit […]

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On July 15, Georgia Organics and Coastal Organic Growers are partnering to host an organic peanut production field day at Healthy Hollow Farms in Stilson. Until 1990, Healthy Hollow Farms was a conventional farm, but costs of farming and health concerns led Connie and Jimmy Hayes to convert to organic production. Currently, Healthy Hollow Farms is […]

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