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COLUMBUS—Over 900 guests joined Georgia Organics to honor Will Harris of White Oak Pastures with the Georgia Organics Land Steward Award at the 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference. The Georgia Organics Land Steward Award honors an individual who has contributed greatly to the organic movement in Georgia; on the farm through environmentally friendly production, and […]

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COLUMBUS—Georgia Organics honored Erin Croom with the Georgia Organics Barbara Petit Pollinator Award at the 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference for beginning the Farm to School movement in Georgia. “The day Erin Croom walked into the Georgia Organics office was the day farm to school started in Georgia,” said Georgia Organics Executive Director Alice Rolls, […]

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COLUMBUS—The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference takes place at the Columbus Trade and Convention Center on Feb. 26-27, culminating with a keynote speech from Joan Gussow, followed by the famous Farmers Feast. The Georgia Organics Farmers Feast is a legendary event that highlights food from some of our favorite farmers and artisans, prepared by a collaboration […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is nearly upon us! In anticipation of the conference, we reached out to some of our star volunteers for some additional information about their topic. This week, get to know Sean Taylor. He has been helping Georgia Organics for the last several months and will be a key volunteer in Columbus. […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is right around the corner! In addition to our Farm Tours, speakers, awards and Farmers Feast, there will be an Expo with several innovative organizations and companies. Interested in exhibiting? Click here for details.  We spoke with one of our biggest supporters at the Georgia Department of Public Health […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is nearly upon us! In anticipation of the featured In Depth Workshops and Educational Sessions, we reached out to presenters for some additional information about their topic. In this edition of Behind The Conference, we spoke with Jessica Black, former National Director of the Healthy Schools Program for the Alliance […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is nearly upon us! In anticipation of the featured In Depth Workshops and Educational Sessions, we reached out to presenters for some additional information about their topic. In this edition of Behind The Conference, we spoke with Martha McMillin, founder of Preserving Place. Martha is an avid herb gardener and […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is nearly upon us! In anticipation of the featured In Depth Workshops and Educational Sessions, we reached out to presenters for some additional information about their topic. In this edition of Behind The Conference, we spoke with Will Harris, owner of White Oak Pastures. Will’s greatest accomplishment has been returning it […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is nearly upon us! In anticipation of the featured In Depth Workshops and Educational Sessions, we reached out to presenters for some additional information about their topic. In this edition of Behind The Conference, we spoke with Ira Wallace, worker/owner of the cooperatively managed Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, which offers over […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is nearly upon us! In anticipation of the featured In Depth Workshops and Educational Sessions, we reached out to presenters for some additional information about their topic. In this edition of Behind The Conference, we spoke with Dan Glenn, who manages a farm in which permaculture and organics collide […]

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