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'Feed My School For A Week' Adds Eight More Schools!

According to the Georgia Department of Agriculture (GDA), 37 percent of our state’s children are overweight and have the potential to suffer from ailments such as diabetes or high blood...

May 6, 2016

Farmers Markets for All Seasons

Georgia may be the Peach State, but if you shop at local farmers markets you’ll find that peaches are not the only fresh produce Georgia has to offer. Even as we transition into fall and the start of...

August 7, 2014

Georgia Grown: Marinated Vegetable Salad

Do your kids know more about apps than apples? Could they pick a rutabaga out of a lineup? Probably not, which is where the "Georgia Grown Test Kitchen" program comes in. It takes the "farm to table...

June 24, 2014

Georgia’s “Other” Bird Business

Georgia has long been known as the “Chicken” capital of America. The state’s poultry industry produces almost 25 million pounds of chicken per year and has an annual economic impact of over $13...

October 17, 2013

Grown in Georgia [AUDIO]

Agriculture remains the number one economic sector of Georgia's economy. Georgia is also one of the U.S. top 15 states for agriculture output. Most Georgians know about the peanuts, pecans, peaches,...

September 15, 2013

October is Farm To School Month

The Farm-to-School movement encourages the use of fresh, local produce in school meals. It’s taken off across the state where local schools serve Georgia-grown blueberries, carrots, and more....

September 4, 2013

Pick, Cook, and Keep Great Georgia Products

As a country girl living in the city, I cannot escape my love for fresh, local foods. We grew much of our own when I was growing up, but that’s no longer an option at my family’s city dwelling....

August 14, 2013

Chef Hopkins Talks Atlanta Food & Wine Festival and Southern Cuisine

You’ll be able to sample southern food in its many glorious iterations plus an array of wines this weekend at the Atlanta Food and Wine Festival. Executive Chef Linton Hopkins from Restaurant Eugene...

May 30, 2013

Vidalia Onions are Here

One of Georgia’s most exclusive products is making its seasonal debut this week. Vidalia onions are making their way to stores and markets near and far. Atlanta State Farmers Market announced on...

April 15, 2013

Community at the Farmers Market

While Georgia’s economy is based on a number of diverse categories – trade, manufacturing, tourism, etc. – no one will dispute Georgia’s agriculture as both a historical and modern mainstay. Georgia...

February 18, 2013

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