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by Susie Burton In March, Joni Kennedy of Melon Head Farms (Clarkesville, GA) visited Level Grove Elementary School to speak to third graders about soil.  The third graders were just finishing up their soil unit, so they flexed both their newfound scientific knowledge and their speaking and listening skills by interviewing Farmer Joni.  Students drafted […]

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By Megan Connolly On Saturday, April 2, the dormant Foxfire Heritage Garden came back to life.  Nine volunteers joined together to remove locust saplings, brambles and weeds from the overgrown Heritage Garden.  The Foxfire Museum and Heritage Center located in Mountain City, GA is a celebration of Appalachian culture.  In 1966, an English high school […]

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by Leah Kelley Think back to your younger years, back to your typical school fundraisers- if it wasn’t frozen cookie dough, it might’ve been chocolate bars. My high school cross country team sold cookies the size of my face. What kind of message are we sending to our kids? Sugar sells. We know this, but […]

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This is the first edition of “My Organic Moment,” a series that details the moment in which folks found the Good Food Movement. From health to economic benefits to taste, people connect with Good Food for a variety of reasons. What was your moment? Feel free to share by emailing james@georgiaorganics.org. If you’ve been to […]

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Before making history by becoming the City of Atlanta’s first Director of Urban Agriculture, Mario Cambardella took a vacation to Italy. Due to a series of unfortunate events — which turned out to be quite fortunate, in retrospect — Cambardella wound up in Milan for the World’s Fair. The theme was how cultures are preparing […]

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