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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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