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ATLANTA—-Over 1,000 attendees joined Georgia Organics to celebrate 20 years of incredible growth in the good food movement and honor an icon for urban agriculture at the 20th Anniversary Georgia Organics Conference, Rashid Nuri, founder of Truly Living Well Center for Natural Urban Agriculture. As Nuri often says, “We grow food, we grow people, and […]

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ATLANTA—-Over 1,000 attendees joined Georgia Organics to celebrate 20 years of incredible growth in the good food movement and honor two of the foremost leaders at the 20th Anniversary Georgia Organics Conference, and Tony and Linda Scharko. Tony and Linda Scharko were honored with the Barbara Petit Pollinator Award for outstanding community leadership in Georgia’s […]

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ATLANTA—–Over 1,000 attendees joined Georgia Organics to celebrate 20 years of incredible growth in the good food movement and honor four graduates from last year’s Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program. Led by the University of Georgia Cooperative Extension with support from partners across the state, Georgia Organics and UGA Extension helped to provide comprehensive training for […]

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Over 1,000 attendees joined Georgia Organics to celebrate 20 years of incredible growth in the good food movement and honor three of the foremost leaders at the 20th Anniversary Georgia Organics Conference, Rashid Nuri, and Tony and Linda Scharko. The occasion also shone the spotlight on recent graduates of the Journeyman Farmer Certificate Program and […]

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By Donata Defilippi Yes, it’s winter and there are farmers markets selling fresh organic produce. Unfortunately, not as many customers are buying. In recent years, farmers have converted winter to the 4th growing season with hoop houses. Consumers have been slower to extend their summer market habits into chilly, rainy winter days. “If they’re growing,” […]

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Julia Asherman, of Rag and Frass Farm located in Jeffersonville, has been a strong advocate for Middle Georgia’s sustainable agriculture community for years. She’s bringing her passion and penchant for out-of-the-box thinking to two Education Sessions at the Georgia Organics 20th Anniversary Conference on Feb. 18.   Both sessions, Holistic Crop Rotation and Farm Generated […]

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FoodCorps Friday- Get Kids Eating Broccoli in 5 Steps By, Carrollton City Schools service member, Dory Cooper   Broccoli is a magical vegetable for both small humans and grown ups. It is full of fiber, a whole collection of vitamins, and a good amount of calcium – not to mention delicious when roasted or added […]

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