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As told by Sandi Johnson of Hexemaus Farms. How our farm got its name is a really personal story. We don’t mind sharing the story, but it’s kind of a tear-jerker for some folks. Years ago, when my late husband and I were young (before we got married) he called me hexe augen (German for […]

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Full disclosure: the following interview is completely skewed and was conducted with sincere reverence and admiration. The interviewee is David George Haskell, author of my favorite book of 2012, “The Forest Unseen: A Year’s Watch in Nature.” Here’s the book’s description from Amazon: A biologist reveals the secret world hidden in a single square meter […]

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Over on Garnish & Gather’s blog, Chef Asata Reid gets some well-deserved love: Chef Asata wears many hats: chef, writer, media personality and farmers market guru. She can be found all over Atlanta doing chef demos and making the world a healthier place, one plate at a time. In addition to working at Truly Living Well […]

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Love for the modern grocery-store turkey must be torture. They’re bred to have breasts so large that the males can’t mount females to mate, so artificial insemination is what’s kept their genetic tradition on so many dinner plates come the end of November. This bothered Cathy Payne. She started buying heritage breed turkeys, and reading […]

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“I normally do not eat salad at all,” said a student in Adrienne Smith’s plant science class this spring after he sampled organic lettuce grown by his fellow students at Colquitt County High School. “I only did because you made me try it, but then I really liked it.” The salad, which was flanked by […]

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As told by Amy Bean of the Little Farm in Gray: “My dad’s farm in Jones County is a 150-acre farm, and it had several houses and a huge pond on it. When we bought our property it was only about 22 acres, and we’d say ‘We’re going to the farm,’ and everyone would say […]

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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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