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Tag: Georgia

Seasonal Eating for Your Soul

Fun fact: On Wednesdays I help Vegetable Husband, a local CSA, by sharing the week’s harvest on their blog along with some recipes to help folks cook what’s in their baskets. It’s a fun, delicious way to stay in tune with what’s local and seasonal, and these transitional times of year are my favorite.

Georgia Right to Grow Act

Five Georgia legislators have introduced the β€œGeorgia Right to Grow Act”, intended to protect the right of Georgians to grow food crops and raise chickens and rabbits for home consumption. [ … ]

How a Rural Georgia Farm Changed the Lives of Ethiopian Villagers

We rode out to Mills Farm just outside of Athens to pick up organic corn grits and corn flour, and I got to have a really nice chat with Alice Mills, who runs the farm with her husband Tim. She told me a story that sort of blew my mind, and I just think it’s an amazing example of the power of community.

Community Garden Tour: Edgewood Community Garden

It seems like every neighborhood in Atlanta has a community garden these days, and since my running partner and I have been marathon training, I’ve been seeing more and more of them during our long, winding, weekend runs. I thought it might be fun to grab the camera and share some community garden goodness with you guys!

Georgia Loses Millions of Dollars Worth of Crops because of Anti-Immigration Law

Huge fallacy: undocumented immigrants don’t contribute to society.

Truth: undocumented immigrants do tremendously important work in inhumane conditions and for completely unfair wages so that Americans can eat cheap food.

Test: Georgia Republican lawmakers recently passed legislation geared at pushing undocumented, “illegal” immigrants out of the state of Georgia.