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By Aja Arnold Joe Reynolds didn’t mean to become a farmer. At least not in the beginning. “I’ve been obsessed with farmers for a really long time,” said Reynolds, owner of Love is Love Farm and current Chair of the Georgia Organics Board of Directors. “But I didn’t necessarily think I was going to be a […]

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Michael Wall is a true Georgia Organics veteran. A former environmental journalist, Michael began working at Georgia Organics more than 10 years ago. He began his journey as the Communications Coordinator and worked his way to leading the Farmer Services team. As the Farmer Services Director, Michael has helped Georgia Organics’ strengthen relationships throughout the […]

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  Chef Zu is the creator of Kings Apron and a plant based chef and a certified holistic nutritionist. He has facilitated instructional healthy food programming for a number of organizations including the Families of Atlanta Falcons, Truly Living Well, Morehouse School of Medicine, the City of Atlanta, and Georgia Organics. Chef Zu will be […]

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Angela Hagen is a chef and the Lodge Manager at Terra Chula Plantation in Quitman, Ga. She is a graduate of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and an overall food enthusiast inspired by her mother and grandmother’s cooking. Angela will be hosting the Herb-an Cookery session on Feb. 9.  What role do you play in the local, […]

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Lori Freeman is the Co-founder of Land-to Hand, Inc. Land to Hand creates community connectedness by bringing together farmers and consumers and to develop a more sustainable approach in managing our two local farmers markets in Houston County. She is dedicated to promoting organic, sustainable, and locally grown foods throughout the Middle Georgia region. Lori will be […]

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Farmers are essential. This fact drives Perri Campis’ work on a daily basis. “You might need a doctor once a year, but you need a farmer three times a day,” said Campis, Georgia Organics’ Farmer Services Coordinator, pictured above on the right as she helped Rahul Anand and Carson White, of Snapfinger Farm, sign up […]

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Becky Griffin is the Community & School Garden Coordinator at the University of Georgia Extension. She will be speaking at theProtecting Pollinators with Kids Saturday Farm to School track session. What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? I work with UGA Extension agents and their clients to create successful and sustainable community […]

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We often picture farmers out in the field – on their tractors, weeding, harvesting, planting seeds, and packing their produce for market – but farmers are small business owners too. And like any small business owner, they have to fill nearly every role in a business. Farmers are also marketing departments, salespeople, human resources directors, […]

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Meet Lauren Wood. Lauren comes to us with a host of diverse experiences. Most recently, she coordinated farmers markets throughout Atlanta. Lauren is supporting Community Outreach Manager, Suzanne Girdner with Georgia Organics’ Georgia Food Oasis program in the newly minted Community Outreach Coordinator role. What was your previous job? My previous job was Fresh MARTA […]

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