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Christi Hansen, R.D. of Hungry Heart Farm and Dietary Consulting will be speaking during the Prevention Kitchen: An Introduction to Culinary Nutrition Saturday Session. What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? My partner, Matthew Bagshaw, and I own and operate an organic vegetable farm in South Metro Atlanta. In that role, […]

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Donn Cooper CEO, Cooper Agricultural Services, LLC will be speaking during the Mo Grants, Mo Money Saturday Session. What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? For lack of a better word I’m a consultant, which means I do a lot of things that are hard to encapsulate in an elevator pitch. […]

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Mark Dempsey of Carolina Farm Stewardship Association will be speaking during the Transitioning to Organic conference session with the help of NRCS: TSPs and CAP 138s Saturday Session. What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? I assist growers throughout the Southeast transition to certified organic production, implement conservation practices on the […]

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Dr. Ayanava Majumdar (Dr. A), Extension Entomologist and State SARE Program Coordinator, AU Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology/Alabama Cooperative Extension System will be speaking during both the Pest Sounds and The Trifecta of Terror Saturday Sessions. What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? I serve as an educator and researcher […]

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Hi, all!  It’s good to be back in the office!  I had a powerful experience in D.C. at the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition (NSAC) annual meeting.  NSAC is an alliance of grassroots organizations that advocate for federal policy reform to advance the sustainability of agriculture, food systems, natural resources, and rural communities. It was particularly great […]

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Georgia Organics had a strong showing at the 2018 Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference in Savannah Jan. 11-14. Hosted by the Georgia Fruit and Vegetable Growers Association, the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference is the LARGEST educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors and suppliers. (taken from […]

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You want me to what? That was my initial thought after being asked by Kaiser Permanente to be a representative on their float at the Rose Parade. I never, ever thought of going to the Rose Parade, let alone being on a float.  It’s not like I volunteered to help with the homecoming float during […]

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Georgia Organics is proud to welcome our new Director of Development Jeff Romig to our team.  Keep reading to learn more about our newest Georgia Organics staff member. What was your previous job? From 2013 through 2016, I was the executive director for VOX Teen Communications, where metro Atlanta teens publish uncensored digital content daily […]

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Murray Brett is the co-owner of DaySpring Farms and will speaking during the Hey Ya Saturday Session. What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? DaySpring Farms may very well grow and grind the tastiest grits in the good ole’ south! We’re not the large scale commodity farm, nor the small-scale market […]

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