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In 2012 we launched the 5 Million Meals Challenge to get nutrition directors all around the state to pledge to serve more locally sourced food. Our goal, as you’d guess from the name, was 5 million local meals, and according to a new UGA report, our state’s schools served nearly three times that: 14 million […]

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Registration is open for our annual conference, which will be held Feb. 21-22, 2014 on Jeykll Island! Check out our shiny new conference website for more information on food and farm tours,educational sessions, workshops, nature tours, our Green Acres expo, the legendary Farmers Feast, and our keynote from the Environmental Working Group‘s Ken Cook. Earlybird registration prices end Jan. 5, 2014. Georgia Organics members get a $100 discount […]

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The talented team at Anthony-Masterson Productions have a couple new videos in our Field Trip! series, and both feature the fine folks at Jenny Jack Sun Farm in Pine Mountain. Here, Jenny Jackson talks about the best ways to grow and plant sweet potato slips. Her method allows you to save seeds by using the […]

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is attempting to raise the allowed residue level of the herbicide Roundup, (glyphosate) on food. If you are curious about pesticide use in Georgia, check this out. But wait! It’s not a done deal and there’s something you can do about it! Please keep reading. Tweet

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Farmer Services Coordinator Donn Cooper is our man in the field. This is his column from the summer issue of The Dirt, which you can receive by joining Georgia Organics! With each edition of The Dirt, I have too many farmers to thank for their time, generosity and dedication to the good food movement. However, […]

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