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On October 7, the Georgia capitol atrium was bustling. Nearly 150 representatives from 39 Georgia school districts had traveled from all corners of the state—from Savannah-Chatham County Public School System on the coast to the north Georgia mountains’ White County Schools—to receive the prestigious Golden Radish Award. Georgia Organics’ annual Golden Radish Awards ceremony celebrates […]

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        by Leah Kelley “The best thing you can do to reduce food cost is to buy whole food,” said Joel Salatin during a talk at PACE Academy in Atlanta last month. Salatin, as he usually does, was challenging the idea that healthy food has to be expensive.   If you’re not […]

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Barbara Petit, a respected pioneer in the state’s organic farm, food, and culinary community, has passed after a long fight against cancer. She served as the board president of Georgia Organics from 2003 until 2009 and led the organization during its rapid growth from a small grassroots group with only a volunteer staff to one […]

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Winter has begun, and its serene and quiet atmosphere becomes an inspiration to the classic velvety oyster stew. But, how to make this classic more seasonal? That was probably  2015 James Beard Foundation nominee Steven Satterfield‘s question when he switched potatoes for the winter crop sunchoke in this delicious recipe from his cookbook Root to Leaf: […]

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“I never would have dreamed that I would come back to South Georgia to farm,” said Relinda Walker, owner and manager of the 125 acres that comprise the third-generation Walker Organic Farm. “Even though I grew up on a farm, I never really had a connection to it. ” At the time she decided to […]

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