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Atlanta has lost a great chef and supporter of the good food movement. Angus Brown, the chef at 8Arm, died on Wednesday morning, according to his business partner Nhan Le. Brown touched many lives, from eaters to chefs to farmers and more. He meant a lot to many in Atlanta and the good food movement, including Georgia […]

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Fall has arrived, and with it we feature a simple and delicious recipe from 2015 James Beard Foundation nominee Steven Satterfield‘s cookbook Root to Leaf: A Southern Chef Cooks Through the Seasons. This recipe features two crops that are both in season—butternut squash and apples. (Click here to learn more about Steven.) Is there a […]

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Mimi Maumus is the acclaimed chef /owner of home.made catering in Athens, Georgia, that has inspired the palate of many avid eaters with what she defines as an “elevated southern cuisine that is always fresh, always seasonal, always from scratch.” Maumus revisits her New Orleans roots and family memories to produce brilliant classic southern inspired creations with […]

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Steven Satterfield is the 2015 James Beard Foundation-nominated executive chef  and co-owner of the award-winning  Miller Union in the Atlanta’s Westside. He’s also a fixture in the good food movement—he’s a board member of Slow Food Atlanta and longtime supporter of Georgia Organics and many other great organizations. He creates simple dishes that are seasonal, sustainable, and […]

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We love food, and we love the great chefs and mixologists that buy from our state’s terrific organic farmers, so of course we’re extremely jazzed about this weekend’s Taste of Atlanta. The annual festival serves up the best in food and fun, but Taste of Atlanta also focuses on philanthropy. Georgia Organics is one of several Atlanta non-profit groups […]

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Award-winning chef Asha Gomez enriches the Atlanta restaurant community with food inspired by what she calls her “two Souths”: Kerala, the southern region of India where she was born, and the American South. Her most recent culinary endeavor is Spice to Table, which features globally inspired cuisine, as well as an open spice market. A […]

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The Porter is a culinary crown jewel in Atlanta, and Nick Rutherford is “co-owner, executive chef, vintage list curator and the ultimate handyman” behind an incredible restaurant that sources from many an incredible farm. What inspires you as a chef? I get inspired when I travel and get to taste what chefs are doing in […]

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Drew Belline is the executive chef and partner at Decatur’s No. 246, and a staunch supporter of Georgia Organics and local, sustainable producers. He’s participated in chef tastings at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market and graciously given time to participate in Ford Fry’s mega-popular fundraiser for Georgia Organics, The Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival. His […]

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