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Eating Georgia

Heather Neal - Tuesday, May 29, 2012 - 6:53am

As a child growing up in the very rural, southeastern corner of Georgia, before the dawn of the interweb, we had no choice but to shop local. We bought our meat from the actual butcher, not the supermarket. And,...

Pizza is still a school lunch staple for better or worse. Photo courtesy http://www.growingfoodandkids.com.

Cafeteria Man: Here to Save the Day!

Nancy Zintak - Thursday, September 13, 2012 - 7:41am

They say your strongest memories come from your sense of smell. One of my most memorable smells came from my school cafeteria. Before attending elementary school, lunch was a special time: my older sisters were in...

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Community at the Farmers Market

Heather Neal - Monday, February 18, 2013 - 6:15am

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 grows and exports...

Chef Hopkins Talks Atlanta Food & Wine Festival and Southern Cuisine

Rosemary Jean-Louis - Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 9:21am

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 and Holeman Finch...

"Lettuce" eat local in schools.

October is Farm To School Month

Heather Neal - Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 4:34am

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. Georgia plays a key role...

All volunteers receive training, free parking and a catered meal provided by Carole Parks Catering.

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