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By Stephanie Simmons Yesterday, the Northeast Georgia Farm to School mini-grant initiative culminated with an evening of celebration, which showcased the learning and creativity by teachers and students around mobile cooking cart and garden project awards, along with technical assistance from FoodCorps service members Megan Connolly (Rabun County Schools) and Susie Burton (Habersham County Schools). Four years […]

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Unbeknownst to Ross Harding, co-founder of Verdant Kitchen in Savannah, Ga., a cocktail party in New York City was about to change his life. Verdant Kitchen, described as a gourmet wellness business, sells a variety of products but focuses primarily on ginger and turmeric infused delights, like syrup and honey. The majority of their products […]

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By Megan Connolly The Food Bank of Northeast Georgia was founded in 1992 in Athens, Georgia, in an effort to end hunger in northeast Georgia. The Food Bank has recently expanded its reach further north. In June 2015, construction began on a warehouse and food processing center in Rabun County located in downtown Clayton. The $6.4 million […]

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