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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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Hunter Cattle Company is a pastured and sustainable farm that raises cows, chickens and hogs. Kristan Fretwell, part of the Hunter Cattle family, explains the difference between their approach and conventional cattle production. What does being a pastured and sustainable farm mean for your cattle? And what does that entail? Pastured: During the cows’ lifetimes on our […]

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By Robin Chanin, Executive Director of Global Growers Network Farming is a hot topic lately.  There are so many perspectives on it, but there’s one thing that just about everyone agrees on: farming is hard work.  It’s not just the sheer physical labor that’s hard, though it certainly is.  The economics are hard work, too.  […]

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As told by Robin Chanin of the Global Growers Network. “Bamboo Creek Farm is aptly named for its characteristic geographic features, namely a large forest bamboo and a polluted creek!! Oh yeah, it’s a farm too. I challenge you to find something more creative out there! The name Bamboo Creek Farm was the first thing […]

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The Porter is a culinary crown jewel in Atlanta, and Nick Rutherford is “co-owner, executive chef, vintage list curator and the ultimate handyman” behind an incredible restaurant that sources from many an incredible farm. What inspires you as a chef? I get inspired when I travel and get to taste what chefs are doing in […]

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James Hembree is a visionary. He is also a Georgia Organics member, the grounds superintendent at the University of West Georgia, and the owner of Hembree Lane Farm in Carrollton. Why did you become a member of Georgia Organics? You know, Rachael Carson, (author of “Silent Spring”), we thought she was ahead of her time. […]

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Last Thursday, Georgia Organics played host to farmers and gardeners from across the state for a field day at Lola’s Organic Farm in Wheeler County. Attendees saw the farms’ new additions, including a high tunnel (aka hoop house) and an ongoing SARE research project. Speakers included Vontice Jackson, the NRCS district conservationist in Georgia, Jerry Larson, recently retired […]

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My name is Karen Weaver, and my story is two-fold: one part unexpected, devastating sickness and one part miraculous healing. My husband, son, and I all run my son’s businesses, Bradley’s Pumpkin Patch and Bradley’s Gardens in Dawsonville, where we also host organic agriculture skills seminars and small tours. Why do you farm organically? At […]

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Husband and wife Bryan Hager and Wendy Crager run Crager Hager Farm in Carroll County, Georgia. You can find their grub at the Cotton Mill Farmers Market, the Peachtree City Farmers Market, Little Hawaiian, Sunset Hills Country Club, or get it delivered weekly by Farmers Fresh CSA. What do you do on the farm? I’m a […]

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We caught up with general member, Georgia Organics board member, and HABESHA Executive Director Cashawn Myers at Green Acres, Georgia Organics’ 17th Annual Conference and Expo. What drew you to the work you do? I grew up in a small town, Woodbine, about 20 minutes from [Jekyll Island]. All of my grandparents were farmers, and I […]

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