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FoodCorps Friday- Taste Test By Captain Planet Foundation service member, Dasia Harmon   Learning through tasting, both in the classroom and in the garden, has been a fun way to teach kids about fresh fruits and veggies. Taste tests aren’t just my favorite, students and staff members love them too. I’m constantly getting requests to […]

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On Friday, October 28, Alice Rolls, the Executive Director of Georgia Organics, stepped onto one of the many stages at the Woodruff Arts Center to deliver an address about Transparency in front of over 400 young professionals and creative thinkers for Creative Morning Atlanta’s monthly event. Naturally, Rolls focused largely on food. After taking the […]

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By Sumer Ladd What’s currently trending in the world of food and cooking? Kid chefs! Master Chef Junior, Rachel vs. Guy: Kids Cook Off, and Chopped: Teen Invasion are all shows that put a spotlight on kids with extraordinary cooking skills. If you haven’t already, you should definitely tune in, because they’re super entertaining and […]

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by Rachel Waldron The holidays are a time for food with all four branches of my family (yes, four branches is a lot to keep up with). To me, the holiday season means packing up my bags and bouncing from house to house around Atlanta, visiting each specific family group as they have their dinner, […]

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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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Within weeks of accepting the Executive Director role at the Peachtree Road Farmers Market in 2009, Lauren Carey witnessed one torrential downpour after another. The intense rain wreaked havoc on farmland across Georgia, wiping out crops, and destroying the livelihood of farmers. Led by Slow Food Atlanta, the local food community immediately went into what […]

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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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Our farmers and local vendors appreciate everyone who comes to our markets every week. For all the folks who go the extra mile and bring a new person along to one of our My Market Club markets, we want to thank you! As a token of our gratitude, each month, My Market Club will hold a raffle for […]

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