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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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Students from Wilbanks Middle School in Habersham County recently visited Grapes and Beans in Clayton, Georgia to learn how to make a summer vegetable frittata from Chef Whitney Denham. From the Northeast Georgia Farm to School Blog: Students cooking with local chefs builds students’ confidence and excitement in the kitchen, teaching them valuable skills about […]

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We’re nearing the end of collard season, and if you’re like me you’re tired of every method you know to prepare them. So sayonara, sauté! Enter the collard wrap! There are plenty of recipes out there for this tortilla-less take on a burrito, and like a burrito, you can customize the fillings in myriad ways that suit […]

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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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