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Georgia Organics is proud to have participated in the commencement of this study by locating the participating Atlanta family. A groundbreaking peer-reviewed study published in the journal Environmental Research found that switching to an organic diet significantly reduced the levels of synthetic pesticides found in all participants – after less than one week. On average, […]

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By Jeff Romig WINDER – Farmer Cass gently pulled the baby carrot out of the soil, and pinched it between his fingers. With a slight twist, the dirt crumbled away. “Try this,” the owner of Finch Creek Farm in Winder recommended. “The flavor’s ridiculous.” Farmer Cass might as well be giving out candy. Biting into […]

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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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By: Gabrielle Jackson, Dietetic Intern, Georgia State University The first week of October commemorates an exciting time for early care settings across Georgia- Georgia Pre-K Week! This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Georgia Pre-K Program. The Program began as a pilot by former Governor Zell Miller in 1992 to lay a solid foundation […]

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On Feb. 3, the Georgia Farm to Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative launched in Macon. The Learning Collaborative selected 18 early child education providers from over 80 submissions to participate in the inaugural year. The Georgia Farm to Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative was created in 2017 with support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.  Georgia […]

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On the brisk morning of Dec. 11, the Georgia Organics Farm to School team led a 101 Farm to School workshop at Morgan County Charter School. Georgia Organics staff members taught Morgan County School System educators new ways to integrate farm to school principles and school gardening into their curriculum lessons. Check out a few […]

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Winter has begun, and its serene and quiet atmosphere becomes an inspiration to the classic velvety oyster stew. But, how to make this classic more seasonal? That was probably  2015 James Beard Foundation nominee Steven Satterfield‘s question when he switched potatoes for the winter crop sunchoke in this delicious recipe from his cookbook Root to Leaf: […]

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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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On July 17th, 2015, Chef Ford Fry threw the seventh annual Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival. The event was a smash hit and over 900 guests enjoyed a day, back home, at JCT.Kitchen, featuring delicious creations prepared by Georgia’s most talented chefs and mixologists.   We appreciate the commitment of personal time and resources to […]

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It’s finally Summer and eggplants are shining all over the place! And they figure prominently in seasonal recipes and market baskets. Chef Steven Satterfield, 2015 James Beard Foundation nominee, had this seasonal crop in mind when he created his own version of the classic italian sicilian caponata recipe. Check out what Steven had to say about this versatile […]

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