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Atlanta’s longest-standing, natural-foods cooperative Sevananda  recently joined forces with Georgia Organics to create an education series titled #COOPCONNECT.  #COOPCONNECT’s aims to increase the economic performance of retailers such as Sevananda in their distribution of local food and other Georgia-produced retail items. Facilitated by Georgia Organics Farmer Services Coordinator Tenisio Seanima, and Sevananda’s General Manager Ahzjah Simons, #COOPCONNECT provides […]

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Call us biased, but Cafe Campesino’s Georgia Organics blend is a real hit at GO HQ, especially on cold, bleary-eyed mornings like the ones we’re gearing up for as winter rolls in. This coffee is a great way to wake up, and it’s also a great way to support our work—Cafe Campesino donates 10 percent […]

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Just because tomato season is over doesn’t mean you have to stop drooling over delicious farm-fresh local veggies from your favorite grower—many farms throughout the state offer CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) shares throughout the winter months. (What’s a CSA? Find out here!) You can find one in your area using our online Good Food Guide, […]

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By Sandi Johnson There was a time when Harrisburg, a historic mill village in downtown Augusta, was a bustling community. The corner pharmacy was the place to be, whether it was ice cream after church or just hanging on the front porch with the locals. The corner of Crawford and Broad was a busy place […]

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Chuice (chewable juice) is all about real food in convenient bottles. It includes nuts, seeds, fruit, and everything you need in smoothie form. Sujit Sharma intends to repopularize good, nutritious food and change the way people think about nutrition. Chuice allows him educate people and provide an easy, healthy option!​ Sujit, you’re a doctor. What sort […]

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We knew we liked Banner Butter when we saw their lovely packaging and tasted their excellent Roasted Garlic, basil, and Parsley compound butter at the Freedom Farmers Market. (Spoiler alert: It’s amazing!) But we liked them even more after talking with mastermind Elizabeth McBath, whose approach to butter-making— and focus on sourcing from responsible farmers— makes […]

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One of many reasons to love urban agriculture: it can have an incredible transformative power on abandoned, rundown spaces. So we loved hearing about S.E.E.D.S. Global‘s Alex Delgado and Todd Mitchell, who are trying to turn an abandoned, boarded-up apartment complex into “an urban farming initiative in the middle of some of Atlanta’s worst blight.” […]

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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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GrowBiz is our blog series that focuses on businesses that can help farmers thrive. Know of one you think we should know about? Shoot an email to brooke at georgiaorganics dot org.  When we were brainstorming topics for GrowBiz, we didn’t have to look far for a great lawyer. Kyle Moore is an attorney specializing […]

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The success of Southern Green Industries (SGI) has not come easily. The company, founded by Robert Del Bueno (right) and Dezso Gavaller, collects and recycles restaurant grease for biodiesel production, provides eco-friendly grease trap cleaning, and collects food waste for industrial composting. SGI’s success story is one for anyone interested in bucking the system and […]

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