The Georgia Grown program, through the Georgia Department of Agriculture, continues to grow each year. And according to Commissioner of Agriculture Gary Black, 2017 is no exception, as he invites folks to be sure to see the many products that will be available at the various farmers’ markets this year.
Consumers have been enjoying fresh, locally grown produce on their sandwiches at many of their local Subway restaurants this year. Subway and Georgia Grown announced early this past summer a partnership to promote Georgia Grown sandwich toppings in some of Subway’s restaurants. And Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black has been pleased with this promotion. Download Audio
From the National FFA Organization: INDIANAPOLIS (Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016/National FFA Organization) – Students from Delaware, Florida, Minnesota, New York, South Carolina and Texas have been elected by delegates from throughout the United States to serve on the 2016-17 National FFA Officer team. David Townsend, an agricultural and natural resources and plant science major at the University of Delaware, was …
The University of Georgia estimates the economic impact for agritourism is at $142 million for the state. And in this week’s Georgia Grown moment, we have Cynthia Norton discussing the progression and growth of the agritourism industry in Georgia. Download Audio For more information, visit GeorgiaGrown.com and find an agritourism stop near you.
For this week’s Georgia Grown Moment, Georgia’s Feed My School Coordinator Misty Friedman, discusses the progression of the 2020 Vision Plan for school nutrition and Department of Agriculture’s attempt to connect schools to farmers in Georgia. Download Audio To learn more about the Feed My School program, visit feedmyschool.org.
For this week’s Georgia Grown Moment, Commissioner of Agriculture Gary W. Black, talks about the 27th Annual Georgia National Fair in Perry and the new additions to the Georgia Grown building. Download Audio
For this week’s Georgia Grown Moment, Wes Shannon, a peanut farmer in Tift County, Georgia talks about some of the things that make him proud to produce one of Georgia’s top crops. Download Audio
For this week’s Georgia Grown Moment, Gilbert Barrett of the White County Farmer’s Exchange discusses how they have been able to utilize the Georgia Grown brand through their unique cooperative business model. Download Audio For more information, visit www.wcfecoop.com. You can also find out more about Georgia Grown on Facebook, Twitter and at www.georgiagrown.com.
For this week’s Georgia Grown Moment, Cindy Norton with the Department of Agriculture discusses the variety of Agritourism activities available in Georgia. Cindy talks about the cooperation between Georgia Grown and Agritourism businesses. Download Audio You can also find out more about Georgia Grown on Facebook, Twitter and at www.georgiagrown.com.
For this week’s Georgia Grown Moment, we give you an exclusive preview into the upcoming film, Blue Gold, showing this October at the Georgia National Fair. Andy Stone discusses the beginnings of Superior Berries’ blueberry farm and talks a bit about the early blueberry industry in Georgia. Download Audio Visit the Georgia Grown Building this October to catch an intimate …