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While some tend to think of government labeling as a method of achieving consumer protection, and in some ways it certainly is. However, when we don’t understand the truth behind the labeling, the labels can be just as misleading as they are informative. For example, most people understand that the term “organic” is important today. […]

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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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Steven Satterfield is the 2015 James Beard Foundation-nominated executive chef  and co-owner of the award-winning  Miller Union in the Atlanta’s Westside. He’s also a fixture in the good food movement—he’s a board member of Slow Food Atlanta and longtime supporter of Georgia Organics and many other great organizations. He creates simple dishes that are seasonal, sustainable, and […]

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Crop Stories is a quarterly magazine published by Athens Farmers Market that reveals the journey of seasonal crops from farm to table. The zine includes the story of crops, Athens Farmers Market farmers, and bring recipes from Georgia organic growers and talented local chefs. The first Crop Stories was released in June 2014 and the blueberry had the honor to be the […]

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