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My name is Dennis Martin.  I spent the first 20 years of my life trying to get off the farm and the next 30 trying to get back on.  I finally made it when I purchased 15 acres in the country.  I call my farm:  Martin’s Back Acres “The Land of Fruits, Nuts, and Clucks”.  […]

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Conference is only a few weeks away and there is still plenty to do to get prepared. Keep reading to make sure you have everything you need. Conference couldn’t happen without our amazing volunteers! If you’d like to volunteer, sign up HERE. In exchange for a four-hour shift, after conference we’ll give you a $40 reimbursement. […]

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Chris and Jenny of Jenny Jack Farm are in their 13th season farming a few acres of veggies and fruits in Pine mountain, Ga.. They have a 125 member CSA, a thriving on-Farm Market, and have recently expanded their added value products to include microgreens and chocolate. Chris will be speaking at the Alternative Funding: Farming […]

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Nancy Campbell combines her training in nutrition and integrative health with over a decade of professional culinary experience.  She teaches a range of cooking workshops, and supports clients seeking nutritional clarity and accountability.  She also offers pantry rehabs, personal chef services, and meal planning support.  Nancy believes that food can both be medicine and entertainment.  […]

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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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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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