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  Food Safety Success! Tips and tools to use GAPs and FSMA for growing safe food, strengthening your farm, and entering new markets. Ready to have food safety be a key to success?  The GA Small Farm Food Safety Campaign, supported by USDA-NIFA, is offering free workshops around the state to give produce farmers the opportunity […]

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On Feb. 3, the Georgia Farm to Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative launched in Macon. The Learning Collaborative selected 18 early child education providers from over 80 submissions to participate in the inaugural year. The Georgia Farm to Early Care and Education Learning Collaborative was created in 2017 with support from the W. K. Kellogg Foundation.  Georgia […]

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Farmers, need some supplies at a discount? It’s time to place a bulk order on your organic inputs, amendments, insecticides, fungicides, cover crop seeds, and equipment with Seven Springs Farm. Deadlines are coming up soon for shipments to Atlanta, Athens, and Pine Mountain areas. Please read these important details, straight from Seven Springs. Peruse products […]

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Terri Jager Blinoce of Ladybug Farm will be speaking during the Hey Ya, Saturday Session. What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? I am somewhat of a homesteader on steroids!  I’ve been a farmer for 9 years and run a small CSA. I have undertook several innovations including a 6,000 gallon […]

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Laurie Ritchie is the co-owner of J and L Farm and Stables and will be speaking during the Healing Farms: Access for Unseen Growers Saturday session.  What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? We are Certified Naturally Grown (CNG) farmers and have been members of Augusta Locally Grown’s online market and […]

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Cameron Farlow is the Farmer Programs Director at Organic Growers School and will be speaking during the Beginning Farmer Pathways Saturday Session.  What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? I started working with Organic Growers School six years ago, and have been the Farmer Programs Director for the last two. Through […]

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Justin Duncan of National Centers for Appropriate Technologies will be speaking during the Soil Remineralization and Remediation Friday In-Depth Workshop and the Why Organic Saturday Session. Visit our website to learn more about Friday & Saturday Sessions.  What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? My main roles are extension and research. […]

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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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