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FoodCorps Service Members have a knack for interacting with kids and teenagers, and they’re experts at getting them interested in learning about the nutrition of the foods they consume. Whether they are working with kids in school gardens or performing cooking demonstrations with the foods students have grown, FoodCorps service members provide hands-on education and promote local food […]

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By Cory Mosser, Burge Organic Farm & Founder of Natural Born Tillers I took the long way. I drove through endless miles of cotton stubs and fallow fields on sparse two-lane highways. I needed time to think. I had been warned countless times to not let the romantic notion of running a farm blur the […]

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Are you a farmer or distributor who wants to sell to a preschool? Well, you’re invited to attend Georgia’s first Farm to Preschool Meet and Greets, which will serve as an opportunity for local farmers and distributors to meet with representatives from preschools and early childcare centers, and discuss opportunities for buying and selling fresh, […]

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Suzanne O’Connell’s interest in high tunnel production can be traced back to her beginning as a Master’s student at North Carolina State University where she studied the nutrient uptake of heirloom tomatoes in organic production systems. She went on to study cover crops with a focus on nutrient release patterns for her PhD. O’Connell is an Assistant Professor […]

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Matthew Raiford’s farm, Gilliard Farms, which he operates with his sister Althea, has been in his family since the late 1800s. He talks with Jovan Sage of Slow Food USA about that history and his connection to food as a young man. Recorded at the 2013 Georgia Organics Conference in Atlanta, Ga. Produced by Stephannie […]

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