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By: Chelsea Losh-Jones, Babe + Sage Farm This blog post was made possible through a grant provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, National Institute of Food and Agriculture.   The Food Safety Modernization Act of 2011 (FSMA) regulates the way foods are grown, harvested and processed. FSMA requires the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) […]

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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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FoodCorps Friday- Nurturing Relationships in my Service By, Food Bank of Northeast Georgia service member, Katie Sanders After volunteering to teach science based education to elementary students in my senior year of college and interning at an organic farm, FoodCorps seemed to be the logical next step for me in my career path. I entered […]

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America’s food system has changed dramatically in the last 50 years, and many people are going back to their roots, especially in the hip-hop community. From Broccoli City Festival headlined by Future, to Hip Hop Is Green, SticMan’s RBG Fitclub, and Raury and Waka Flocka Flame’s recent video promoting vegan blueberry muffins, people are realizing […]

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This is the first edition of “My Organic Moment,” a series that details the moment in which folks found the Good Food Movement. From health to economic benefits to taste, people connect with Good Food for a variety of reasons. What was your moment? Feel free to share by emailing james@georgiaorganics.org. If you’ve been to […]

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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 Tamara Jones, who was named a White House Champion of Change in […]

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Food=Medicine Conference is the largest of its kind in the Southeast. Americans are as unhealthy as we have ever been. For the first time, children are not expected to live longer than their parents. Obesity and chronic disease run rampant, particularly in the Southern states. What can be done? What if we could easily and […]

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This year we will be touring farms in Columbus and Harris County. Each day’s ride will be 50-55 miles. *Please note this will be a challenging ride with hilly terrain. Recommended for intermediate and above experienced riders. REGISTER NOW Tentative Schedule Friday, October 30 4 p.m. – Registration and Check-in at Woodruff Park (1000 Bay […]

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Eminah Quintyne is one of our valued My Market Ambassadors, supporting the Main Street Statesboro Farmers Market. You can find her on Saturday’s from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. from April until November. The Main Street Statesboro Farmers Market is an assembly of local growers, craftsmen and chefs coming together to provide fresh and locally produced products. Looking for […]

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