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The Certified Organic label portrays the most rigorous agricultural standards for environmental and human health protection. But how to what degree does it extend protections for animal welfare? To explore this issue, we interviewed Compassion In World Farming’s  USA Director Leah Garces, who also, along with Georgia Organics and many others, co-founded Georgians for Pastured Poultry. […]

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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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Note: Jennifer Owens, our former Advocacy Director, has some words of wisdom about Good Food’s next steps.  I learned a lot in my time at Georgia Organics, the most important of which was a reminder of an African proverb – “If you want to go quickly, go alone. If you want to go far, go […]

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On a cloudy Friday afternoon, students at Wilbanks Middle School in Demorest taste-tested turnips as part of a math project. You read that right—math. The taste test was part of Habersham County’s farm to school program, of course, and part of it included students voting on whether they thought the raw turnips grown by Chuck […]

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In April at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center, DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis Honored One of the Good Food Community’s Most Active Cross-Pollinators with not one but two “DeKalb Community Hero” awards. Robby Astrove was presented with the Environmental Change Award, which recognizes an individual or organization that works tirelessly to preserve, protect, and raise […]

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