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By Stephanie Simmons, FoodCorps Fellow Farm to School Month is pumpkin time in America! October is comfortably nestled between the last big bumper crops of summertime and a holiday where feast-laden tables take center stage. It’s also a season of bountiful orange harvest, and a wonderful time to explore the glories of the farm with […]

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ATLANTA— One of the most successful tactics to get children to eat more fruits and vegetables is to have them plant, grow, and harvest food with their own hands in a garden, which is one of the core components of a farm to school program. Now, farm to school in Georgia is set to get […]

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Georgia Organics is thrilled to be bringing FoodCorps to Georgia, and we’ve selected some incredible partner organizations to serve as the FoodCorps service Sites: the Captain Planet Foundation, the Athens Land Trust, and the Northeast Georgia Farm to School Program (Georgia Organics’ pilot program). A total of eight FoodCorps service members will serve at the […]

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Georgia Organics is thrilled to be bringing FoodCorps to Georgia, and we’ve selected some incredible partner organizations to serve as the FoodCorps service Sites: the Captain Planet Foundation, the Athens Land Trust, and the Northeast Georgia Farm to School Program (Georgia Organics’ pilot program). The Athens Land Trust will host two service members who will lead taste tests, build […]

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Georgia Organics is thrilled to be bringing FoodCorps to Georgia, and we’ve selected some incredible partner organizations to serve as the FoodCorps service Sites: the Captain Planet Foundation, the Athens Land Trust, and the Northeast Georgia Farm to School Program (Georgia Organics’ pilot program). Four service members will serve in Atlanta with Captain Planet Foundation, which “supports high-quality, hands-on […]

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We’re thrilled—thrilled!—to announce that FoodCorps, a national organization that connects children in underserved communities to real food in order to help them grow up healthy, announced its intentions to expand to Georgia, and Georgia Organics will serve as its host. That means that the foremost national farm to school organization in the country is teaming up with […]

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