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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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It’s a new year, and there are loads of new opportunities for organic growers in our state. Several great farms are hiring—here are some of the jobs we know of right now. E-mail brooke at georgiaorganics dot org if we’re missing one and we’ll add it! Crager Hager Farm Apprentice, Carroll County Learn sustainable farming in […]

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It’s touted as North American’s premier farm show. After seeing the miles of tractors, farm equipment, and commodity crop demonstrations, nobody can disagree. Over 100,000 people attend the Sunbelt Ag Expo each year. Farmers from across the region come to see the latest products and systems that promise greater efficiencies and improved yields. All of […]

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When you imagine farm animals, you probably don’t think about Lumbricus terrestris. The European nightcrawler may not get much play in “Old McDonald,” but worms and the castings they produce are a boon for any farmer. Davey Hutchison grows a lot of things. One of them is worms. Vermiculture, or worm farming, has been around […]

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We’re tickled pink when local businesses support our farmers, and from time to time we’ll use this blog to highlight them. For our first installment, we talked to Emily Golub of Garnish & Gather, which, in her words, “is all about connecting more folks with our local food system through our cook-at-home meal kits!” The […]

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