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Athens, Ga., is the place to be this February, and not just becauseour 18th annual conference and the Georgia Farm to School & Preschool Summit are coming to town. Taste of Athens, the storied food festival that’s been around for 22 years, is Feb. 22. (That’s the day after our conference—If you’re still in town, stick around!) Organizers are […]

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A recipe is so much more than a list of ingredients and instructions. Well-written recipes are an amalgamation of each writer’s own history, scholarship and personal taste. Recipes written with a respect for both ingredients and source are unmistakably different in not only taste, but the feelings evoked in their preparation and enjoyment. Tamie Cook […]

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By Rachel Waldron Tis the season for family, for gratitude and, maybe most importantly, for food. We live in a world where our food defines us—nationally, regionally, ethnically, individually—and yet there is a growing divide between people and their food. Part of our work with the YUF is to bridge that divide, to bring students […]

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By Constance Roberts, FoodCorps Service Member Happy November, from FoodCorps Athens! In the theme of the newest FoodCorps hashtag – #trythings, we present to you the bravest teenagers in all the land, the West Broad Young Urban Farmers (YUF!), who work tirelessly, with ne’er a complaint, at their very own West Broad Garden. To learn more […]

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Call us biased, but Cafe Campesino’s Georgia Organics blend is a real hit at GO HQ, especially on cold, bleary-eyed mornings like the ones we’re gearing up for as winter rolls in. This coffee is a great way to wake up, and it’s also a great way to support our work—Cafe Campesino donates 10 percent […]

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Just because tomato season is over doesn’t mean you have to stop drooling over delicious farm-fresh local veggies from your favorite grower—many farms throughout the state offer CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) shares throughout the winter months. (What’s a CSA? Find out here!) You can find one in your area using our online Good Food Guide, […]

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By Erin Shapiro Boatwright The past few weeks I’ve been working at Georgia Organics as part of my dietetic internship through Georgia State University. Through my internship I will have the opportunity to test out the different areas my pending career as dietician may lead me to. My new friends at Georgia Organics have been […]

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By Erin Shapiro Boatwright Fall brings cozy thoughts of falling leaves, pumpkins, apple cider, holidays, and some not so fond memories of flu season. Most people have their own tips on avoiding the common cold; one way many people add extra nutrition to their diet is by drinking a fresh smoothie. A smoothie is a […]

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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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