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The Attack of the Killer Tomato festival is July 15. Be part of the community of supporters of organic farms and good food for all. We will be highlighting a number of ATKF chefs in the coming weeks. In our first installment we are highlighting chef and restaurateur Ford Fry. Stay tuned to the The Daily […]

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Join us in welcoming our brand new farm to school intern Kayleigh Jones. You can contact her by email at KayleighJones@georgiaorganics.org. Tell me more about what you’re studying at school? Last year I moved to Atlanta to pursue my Master’s in Public Health at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University with a concentration […]

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Georgia Organics is proud to welcome our new Director of Programs Amber Suitt to our team.  Keep reading to learn more about our newest Georgia Organics staff member. What was your previous job? I was an Outreach Coordinator at The Common Market. I focused on procurement for hospitals, community organizations, early learning centers, public schools, […]

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By Katherine Hobson From dressing up in a carrot costume, to harvesting fresh lettuce with toddlers and preschoolers, Carol Clarke of Concerted Services Inc. loves sharing her excitement for Farm to Early Care and Education (Farm to ECE) with South Georgia early care providers. Farm to ECE aims to foster a lifelong love of healthy, local […]

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By Katherine Hobson Little Ones Learning Center, located in the Forest Park neighborhood of metro Atlanta, is taking health and wellness beyond the daily meals they serve.  The childcare center is a leader in farm to early care and education- a comprehensive program to get kids eating and preferring healthy, local foods. Little Ones owner […]

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On a sunny, breezy afternoon in April, Georgia Organics joined Atlanta United staff and players at Phoenix Gardens for a volunteer workday.  Phoenix Gardens is compact produce powerhouse operated by longtime friend and partner of Georgia Organics, Brennan Washington, his wife Gwen, and their son ToJuan. The garden is located behind the Washington family’s home in suburban […]

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I attended the “ARCHI Health Equity: Race and Place in Atlanta” workshop April 25 at the Georgia State University Law Center. ARCHI hosted the program to educate community advocates about the intersection of race, place, and health inequity in metro Atlanta. The agenda included opportunities for attendees to speak with one another about how health […]

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On a chilly April morning last week, Atlanta United players and staff joined Georgia Organics and FoodCorps at Park Street Elementary in Marietta for a kale filled day with the kids. Third graders spent the morning crafting planters out of milk cartons, painting them in Atlanta United’s black, red, and gold team colors. The kids […]

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On March 27, I had the pleasure of joining speakers Mark Winne; Fellow at Center for a Livable Future at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Tricia Kovacs; Local and Regional Food Systems Policy Adviser at the USDA, and Susie Marshall; Executive Director of Grow North Texas — in presenting the workshop, “Food Policy Councils and […]

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When educators and community members reach out to us about direct assistance with gardening or nutrition at their sites, we often connect them with our Golden Radish Award partners, UGA Cooperative Extension. Extension Agents are a fantastic resource for farm to school activities. Agriculture and Natural Resources Agents or Master Gardeners can provide assistance with […]

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