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We’ve all eaten one. The beyond-shriveled blueberry that manages to infiltrate the carton you picked up at the farmers market, the one you accidentally pop into your mouth with a handful of perfectly ripened berries, the one that has the taste and consistency of something ancient and terrible. Turns out there is such a thing […]

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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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Lindsey Payne is the owner and head chef of Lindsey’s Culinary Market in Athens. She has been involved as a chef in the Habersham County Farm to School program, helping with taste tests and training cafeteria staff, and recently we got to hear more of her story. How did you get into cooking? I have […]

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We do a lot of eating here at Georgia Organics HQ, and whenever we can we try to do it sitting at a table together. So we were pumped to hear about Slow Food Atlanta’s Slow Food at the Table campaign: From Saturday, February 1, through Monday, March 31, the “Slow Food at the Table” […]

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Next time you cook a potato, think before you peel. The flesh of oft-peeled potatoes contain 45 percent of the daily recommended value of vitamin C and more potassium than bananas. Potatoes are also a good source of complex carbohydrates, the body’s main source of energy. “When compared ounce for ounce, potato skin has more […]

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This morning, the Georgia Conservancy’s Generation Green hosted the second installment of Green Eggs & Ham, a morning panel discussion that, in this case, focused on urban agriculture in Atlanta. And it was a great discussion! The panelists were Asata Reid from Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture, Lolly Beck-Pancer from Wholesome Wave […]

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We’re in the research stage of getting together our next cover story for The Dirt and coming across some great info that we thought we’d share, just because it’s info that just needs to be shared with as many people as possible, over and over again. The argument over whether organic agriculture can feed the world won’t […]

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Ah, summer, when a young man’s fancy turns to pickles… or at least it should! Maybe it’s because so much delicious produce is in season, maybe it’s because all these muggy, hot days are good preparation for an afternoon spent over a boiling cauldron of brine. Regardless, now’s a great time to dip your toe […]

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