In Macon, Georgia, the need for fresh food is critical. Many people live in areas where there are no fruits or vegetables. In other neighborhoods, the produce nearby is too expensive. The Mulberry Street Farmer’s Market is one of the pioneers in easing this struggle. Trevor Young reports.
It’s New Year’s Day and chances are you may be cooking the traditional southern meal meant to bring health, wealth and luck in the coming year. The ham and greens are easy enough, but nailing black eyed peas can be tough.
Georgia has seen unusually high rainfall totals this year and that could lead to unusually high food prices later this fall. According to University of Georgia Agricultural Climatologist Pam Knox, many farmers are behind schedule because of the wet conditions.
Can Georgia's local food movement create healthier Georgians and a healthier economy? That's one of the topics under consideration at a forum that kicks off Thursday. It will be held at the Georgia Tech Conference Center in Atlanta.
A Danish-based supermarket chain is closing 29 Georgia Food Lion stores. The decision means about 1,000 people will lose their jobs. Savannah officials worked for years to bring one store to a blighted corridor.
The nation's largest grocery store operator says people with peanut allergies could have a serious or even life-threatening reaction if they eat the Private Selection Extreme Moose Tracks ice cream being recalled.
Federal authorities seized more than $700,000 worth of rice and other items from what regulators described as a rodent-infested metro Atlanta warehouse. U.S. Marshals raided the warehouse operated by Sun Hong Kai Holding Inc., which does business as United Food Service.