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Tell us a little bit about your background?  Prior to joining Georgia Organics, I worked at a locally owned coffee shop and art gallery. I had the opportunity to serve as their Creative Director, a position where I curated local vendors and artists for our monthly art shows. While I loved living the coffee life […]

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Shanice Chesney is a former Farm to School Intern and is now our lovely Administrative Assistant here at Georgia Organics.  Keep reading to learn more about her. Tell us a little bit about your background? In short, service and volunteerism. I’ve worked heavily in national service from Peace Corps to AmeriCorps. I’ve also trained volunteers […]

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Georgia Food Oasis hosts monthly virtual meet-ups for network communities to connect with their peers, share news and information, and hear first-hand the hardships and successes that come with building and sustaining local food coalitions.  We kicked off our monthly meet-ups in May 2019, and have hosted Johns Hopkins University’s Center for a Livable Future […]

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Technical assistance is available to the GFO Network when applying for grant funding. If you are interested in receiving technical assistance, contact the GFO team directly at outreach@georgiaorganics.org for more information. Current Funding Opportunities Annie’s Grants for Gardens Due date: Nov. 1, 2019 More info Kids Gardening Org ($700-$2K+) Due date: Dec.16, 2019 More info […]

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By Lacey Flynn, FoodCorps Georgia AmeriCorps Team Leader FoodCorps Georgia service members attended the Golden Radish Awards last month and were eager to demonstrate how they connect kids with healthy food. FoodCorps lessons play a huge role in engaging students with gardening, cooking, and thinking critically about the way food relates to their communities. The […]

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