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  Chef Zu is the creator of Kings Apron and a plant based chef and a certified holistic nutritionist. He has facilitated instructional healthy food programming for a number of organizations including the Families of Atlanta Falcons, Truly Living Well, Morehouse School of Medicine, the City of Atlanta, and Georgia Organics. Chef Zu will be […]

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Angela Hagen is a chef and the Lodge Manager at Terra Chula Plantation in Quitman, Ga. She is a graduate of Wiregrass Georgia Technical College and an overall food enthusiast inspired by her mother and grandmother’s cooking. Angela will be hosting the Herb-an Cookery session on Feb. 9.  What role do you play in the local, […]

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Lori Freeman is the Co-founder of Land-to Hand, Inc. Land to Hand creates community connectedness by bringing together farmers and consumers and to develop a more sustainable approach in managing our two local farmers markets in Houston County. She is dedicated to promoting organic, sustainable, and locally grown foods throughout the Middle Georgia region. Lori will be […]

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Becky Griffin is the Community & School Garden Coordinator at the University of Georgia Extension. She will be speaking at theProtecting Pollinators with Kids Saturday Farm to School track session. What role do you play in the local, organic food movement? I work with UGA Extension agents and their clients to create successful and sustainable community […]

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More than 1,000+ Conference attendees connect with like-minded peers, tour farms, cultivate new skills, and discover more than 70 partners’ exhibit booths with innovative food-and agriculture-related information that will build stronger farms, school gardens, and communities. Sponsors and exhibitors aligning themselves with this dynamic event will connect with growers, educators, policymakers, doctors, chefs, other movers and shakers in the food movement. You will raise […]

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Resilience is rooted in our farms, from seedlings that emerge from the soil and blossom into healthy produce that sustains our society, to farmers who endure all of Mother Nature’s wrath to ensure that our communities remain prosperous. Initially inspired by the restoration of a major Georgia river that runs through Columbus and the resulting […]

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COLUMBUS—The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference takes place at the Columbus Trade and Convention Center on Feb. 26-27, culminating with a keynote speech from Joan Gussow, followed by the famous Farmers Feast. The Georgia Organics Farmers Feast is a legendary event that highlights food from some of our favorite farmers and artisans, prepared by a collaboration […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is nearly upon us! In anticipation of the conference, we reached out to some of our star volunteers for some additional information about their topic. This week, get to know Sean Taylor. He has been helping Georgia Organics for the last several months and will be a key volunteer in Columbus. […]

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The 19th Annual Georgia Organics Conference is right around the corner! In addition to our Farm Tours, speakers, awards and Farmers Feast, there will be an Expo with several innovative organizations and companies. Interested in exhibiting? Click here for details.  We spoke with one of our biggest supporters at the Georgia Department of Public Health […]

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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 Jessica Black, former National Director of the Healthy Schools Program for the Alliance […]

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