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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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At a recent speaking engagement for Creative Mornings in Atlanta, Kevin Gillese, the founder of comedy club Dad’s Garage, burst the bubble on “magic.” Magic isn’t real, he claimed, it’s simply the delayed reaction between really hard work and the final product. People don’t see the nitty gritty effort, the failed attempts, or partnerships formed […]

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When Peachtree Road Farmers Market Manager Lauren Carey sees a problem, chances are she’s about to find a solution. A prime example was creating The Farmer Fund in 2015, after torrential downpours wiped out several farms a few years prior. The Fund, which exists to support farmers in the face of natural disasters and help […]

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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 Ira Wallace, worker/owner of the cooperatively managed Southern Exposure Seed Exchange, which offers over […]

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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 Jon Jackson, founder of STAG Vets. Jackson founded the organization to help other veterans with […]

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Lizz Lanius is one of our valued My Market Ambassadors, supporting the Freedom Farmer’s Market at the Carter Center. You can find her on Saturday’s from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Carter Center on Freedom Parkway in Atlanta. Unfamiliar with My Market? Here’s a quick refresher. G.O.’s My Market Club offers new farmers market shoppers great rewards like $5 […]

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Timothy King is one of our valued My Market Ambassadors, supporting the Forsyth Farmers Market. You can find him on Saturday’s from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. rain or shine. Unfamiliar with My Market? Here’s a quick refresher. G.O.’s My Market Club offers new farmers market shoppers great rewards like $5 in market tokens to spend on […]

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