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On July 19, the Georgia Organics Farm to School and Farmer Services teams partnered with Global Growers to host a food safety training for approximately 15 farmers in Burke County, GA. The farmers received information about various food safety topics including: tips for maintaining a clean facility hand washing techniques and overall sanitation instructions for […]

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FoodCorps Friday- Celebrating Ag Heroes By, Carrollton City Schools service member, Dory Cooper   As a part of National Ag Hero Day, my 1st grade after-school group learned about the Georgia dairy industry and what makes dairy farmers Ag Heros.   First, we made our very own yogurt parfaits. I chose to recreate a “peaches […]

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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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In what was a huge month for local and organic agriculture, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) made major announcements in December, 2016, regarding federal reimbursement for Organic certification and relaxing marketing restrictions for farmers markets. Just as importantly, the USDA released a monumental report that revealed impressive economic benefits of local agriculture. Starting on […]

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En·trée·prenuer Noun American A food entrepreneur widening the market for farmers and consumers Across Georgia, entréeprenuers are opening avenues for farmers and consumers alike. This article is part of a series profiling these local heroes. Click here to see more. Company: Turnip Truck of Georgia Founded: 2008 Founder: Michael Schenck Website: Turniptruckga.com Money Spent on Georgia […]

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COLUMBUS—Over 900 guests joined Georgia Organics to honor Will Harris of White Oak Pastures with the Georgia Organics Land Steward Award at the 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference. The Georgia Organics Land Steward Award honors an individual who has contributed greatly to the organic movement in Georgia; on the farm through environmentally friendly production, and […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is nearly upon us! In anticipation of the featured In Depth Workshops and Educational Sessions, we reached out to presenters for some additional information about their topic. In this edition of Behind The Conference, we spoke with Cliff Davis, a 15 year veteran in the fields of permaculture, Agro-forestry, Organics, natural building, […]

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