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  • Bringing the Tradition Home

    It's a tradition unlike any other with some local Georgia flavors tossed in. We've picked a few recipes that you can make at home with the help of some of our Certified Farm Markets.

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    • barbecue
    • certified farmer market
    • Cheese
    • Eggs
    • Food
    • lemonade
    • Masters Tournament
    • peach ice cream
    • pimento cheese
    • Pork
    • Recipes
    04/09/2024
  • Fresh Fixins - Roasted Georgia Black Bass and Braised Beef

    Freshly prepared by Chef Daryl Shular of FarmED Kitchen and Bar in Tucker, these mouth-watering recipes are sure to impress your guests.

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    • Neighbors Magazine
    03/12/2024
  • Over Easy

    If you’re looking for ways to spice up your morning breakfast, or add a fun and creative protein-packed snack to your afternoon, look no further than farm-fresh eggs. We’re not yolking around!

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    • Neighbors Magazine
    03/08/2024
  • Sweet Dreams

    Stephanie Stuckey revitalizes her family’s 87-year-old pecan candy business

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    • Neighbors Magazine
    03/07/2024
  • GFB at the Capitol

    Did you know that representatives from our Public Policy Department are present to advocate for you in the legislative arena during General Session, which runs January through March each year?

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    02/12/2024
  • Championship Sunday Menu: Football, Food and Farming

    Regardless of which team you’re rooting for, your football party will be the real winner this Sunday thanks to a team of 2 million farm families working on your behalf.

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    02/08/2024
  • What You Should Know About Chevron Deference

    What You Should Know About Chevron Deference

    This week the Supreme Court will take up a case that impacts the balance of power between our branches of government. It’s called the Chevron deference. Read on to find out how it affects agriculture.

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    01/17/2024
  • Casper the Dog

    Vote for Casper for People's Choice Pup

    A heroic Georgia sheep dog who made headlines earlier in the year is in the running for AFBF's People's Choice competition

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    11/27/2023
  • Slice of Life

    Here in Georgia, we have a lot to be thankful for. As you plan for fall holidays and get-togethers, save a place on your table for pies made with love and ingredients grown right here in our state.

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    • Certified Farm Markets
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    09/15/2023
  • Ways Georgia Farm Bureau Members Can Save This Fall 

    There are tons of ways to save as a Georgia Farm Bureau member. As a thank you to our almost 250,000 member families, we offer over 300,000 benefits and discounts. Here’s how you and your family can s

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    09/15/2023
  • Ag in the Classroom Program Recommends Monthly Book 

    Our Agriculture in the Classroom program provides tools for more Georgia’s educators to help in implementing the instruction of agriculture-related concepts in the classroom. We achieve this mission t

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    09/15/2023
  • 3 Things to Look Forward to at Zoo Atlanta

    3 Things to Look Forward to at Zoo Atlanta

    Spending time with our families is one of our most prized commodities. Our members can take advantage of every moment and enjoy discounted tickets at Zoo Atlanta. Here are three upcoming events happening at Zoo Atlanta over the next few months.

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    • Membership Benefits
    08/11/2022
  • A Dash of Southern Flavor

    A Dash of Southern Flavor

    These green vegetables make the perfect pickled treat. Fun to pick, and even more fun to pickle and save for later.

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    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
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    09/20/2022
  • Follow Us to the Fair

    Follow Us to the Fair

    We look forward to the fair every year because it gives us a chance to meet with our members and celebrate our shared love of Georgia agriculture. This year we’re announcing exciting news!

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    09/20/2022
  • Growing Family Traditions

    Growing Family Traditions

    For a fifth-generation farmer, it’s not surprising that Jake Carter is living proof of the family bonds that can be forged on a farm. For his parents and grandparents, that meant growing up on Southern Belle Farm in Henry County.

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    • Certified Farm Markets
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    09/27/2022
  • Fresh Fixins

    Fresh Fixins

    Fresh Fixins Created by chefs Lazar Brown Oglesby and Mary Beth Brown with Dolan’s Bar-B-Que in Statesboro.

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    09/27/2022
  • Double Duty

    Double Duty

    During the day, father and son team of Allen Poole and Blake Poole are both busy with full-time jobs at the Georgia State Governor’s Office. When the work day is over, like most folks, they head home.

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    • Allen poole
    • blake poole
    • governor kemp
    • state governor office
    09/27/2022
  • USDA Provides Assistance in Wake of Disasters

    USDA Provides Assistance in Wake of Disasters

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) encourages farmers in the path of Hurricane Ian that the agency has programs that provide assistance in the wake of disasters. In fact, they have regional, state and county offices standing by to help.

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    09/28/2022
  • Stewed Okra and Georgia Tomatoes

    Stewed Okra and Georgia Tomatoes

    If it's not already, this recipe will soon become a staple in your household.  A popular southern dish, but you don't have to live in the south to enjoy this cozy combination.

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    • Certified Farm Markets
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    10/03/2022
  • Mommy & Me: Air Fryer Okra

    Mommy & Me: Air Fryer Okra

    This quick and easy recipe highlights Georgia's okra and is perfect for little hands. So delicious you'll be popping those little pods into your mouth like popcorn. 

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    • Certified Farm Markets
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    10/03/2022
  • Girls Can 'Cue Too

    Girls Can 'Cue Too

    Dolan Brown's legacy inspired his granddaughters to open a barbecue restaurant

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    • barbecue
    • dolans
    • lazar brown oglesby
    • mary beth brown
    10/04/2022
  • Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

    Pumpkin Scones with Spiced Glaze

    The perfect way to enjoy fall. These moist, flavorful scones pair nicely with a fresh cup of Joe while you're enjoying front-porch sitting in the North Georgia Mountains or anywhere really.

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    10/17/2022
  • Pumpkin Soup

    Pumpkin Soup

    This savory soup is a cozy addition to any fall meal. It combines the flavors of pumpkin and spices with a hint of cream and crunch on top.

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    10/18/2022
  • Mommy and Me: Pumpkin Dog Treats

    Mommy and Me: Pumpkin Dog Treats

    Lucky, the newest member of our Georgia Farm Bureau team loves these treats and we make sure we make a batch of them for every photo shoot. We hope you try your hand at baking Lucky's favorite snack, we're sure your pal will love them too! 

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    10/18/2022
  • 5 Steps to Save With a GFB Membership

    5 Steps to Save With a GFB Membership

    We loved our trip the Georgia Aquarium and cannot wait to go back. Getting to enjoy a fantastic family activity while receiving a discount because of our Georgia Farm Bureau membership is a win, win. Learn how you can save with your membership too!

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    11/04/2022
  • A Fall Maze that Delivers

    A Fall Maze that Delivers

    Poppell Farms presents an iconic fall maze, which features the mailman himself, Quarterback Stetson Bennett. One of our Certified Farm Markets, this family-oriented farm offers hayrides, a pumpkin patch, cow-train rides, and jumping pillows.

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    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
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    • Fall Maze
    • Pumpkins
    • Stetson Bennett
    • university of Georgia
    11/08/2022
  • Holly Jolly Jamisons

    Holly Jolly Jamisons

    The family’s Christmas traditions always include choosing a fresh tree, read along on where you can find your own Christmas tree at a Certified Farm Market.

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    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
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    11/22/2022
  • 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

    2022 Holiday Gift Guide

    Looking for the perfect gift? Georgia-grown and locally hand-crafted items make thoughtful gifts for everyone on your list. Here are a few products we love.

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    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
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    11/22/2022
  • Made in Georgia Butter Board

    Made in Georgia Butter Board

    This beautiful appetizer will delight all of your guests this holiday season. What makes this dish even better is we used butter made right here in Georgia.

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    • Certified Farm Markets
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    • Food
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    12/05/2022
  • Do Bees Hibernate?

    Do Bees Hibernate?

    Sometimes we find ourselves hibernating, seeking warmth out of the cold temperatures. But what about our pollinators? Do bees hibernate?

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
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    02/02/2023
  • Products We Love: Valentines Edition

    Products We Love: Valentines Edition

    Searching for the perfect gift for Valentine's Day? We have five products that we love, and we know you'll love too!

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    02/13/2023
  • Celebrating Women in Agriculture

    Celebrating Women in Agriculture

    We at Farm Bureau believe that women of agriculture are an especially strong breed, and since March is Women's History Month, we’re marking the occasion by placing a spotlight on just a few of them.

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    • Agriculture
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    02/28/2023
  • 5 Ingredient Leafy Greens

    5 Ingredient Leafy Greens

    This Leafy Green recipe is easy, delicious and looks beautiful on every table. We love to make this recipe with greens from our Certified Farm Markets. Give it a try, we know you'll like it too!

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    02/28/2023
  • Just Add Honey

    Just Add Honey

    Atlanta tea company blends passion and flavor into successful tea business.

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    03/13/2023
  • Lifetime of Leadership

    Lifetime of Leadership

    Former Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue finds new role at home in Georgia.

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    03/13/2023
  • Fresh Fixins by Chef Claudia Martinez

    Fresh Fixins by Chef Claudia Martinez

    With help from our Certified Farm Markets, try these lemon-glazed donuts created by Claudia Martinez, chef at Miller Union restaurant on Brady Avenue in Atlanta and a 2022 James Beard Award finalist in the pastry chef category.

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    03/13/2023
  • Magnolia Loom Launches Support Agriculture Initiative

    Magnolia Loom Launches Support Agriculture Initiative

    After nearly three years of helping organizations in Georgia raise funds to support agricultural programs, Magnolia Loom launches Support American Agriculture serving Georgia, Arkansas, Colorado, Florida, Minnesota, Missouri and Nevada.

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    03/17/2023
  • Why You Should Care About the Farm Bill

    Why You Should Care About the Farm Bill

    It's a multi-year law that governs an array of agriculture and food programs, and the most significant piece of legislation that affects farmers and ranchers across our country. Keep reading to find out how the Farm Bill impacts you.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Legislative
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    03/31/2023
  • How To Grow Your Own Salsa Garden

    How To Grow Your Own Salsa Garden

    Did you know that May is National Salsa month? Americans spend around $1.5 billion a year on prepackaged salsa! Many people will be eating salsa on Cinco de Mayo, but have you ever thought about growing your own salsa ingredients at your house?

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    • Agriculture
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    • Education
    • Gardening
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    05/01/2023
  • Products We Love: Mother's Day Edition

    Products We Love: Mother's Day Edition

    Are you searching for the perfect gift for your mom for Mother's Day? We have you covered! Here are five products we love, and we know your mom will love them too!

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    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
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    05/04/2023
  • Pizza Perfection

    Pizza Perfection

    Jag’s Pizzeria has had two goals: to serve great food and to support the local community. Focused on tying-in local ingredients they reach out to farmers in the area to add -grown elements into their pizzas each month.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
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    05/30/2023
  • Your Small Business Deserves Big Business Benefits

    Your Small Business Deserves Big Business Benefits

    We know you work hard for your small business. That’s why you deserve a health coverage solution that works just as hard for you. GFB has teamed up with Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield to offer small employers the Georgia FARM Bureau Health Care plan.

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    05/30/2023
  • How GFB Members Can Save This Summer

    How GFB Members Can Save This Summer

    Your children are out of school, and you may be racking your brain for ideas to keep them busy during the summer without breaking the bank. Did you know that members of Georgia Farm Bureau get discounts at several summer spots?

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    • Education
    • Member Benefits
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    06/08/2023
  • Find the Best Burger in the Country in Georgia

    Find the Best Burger in the Country in Georgia

    Did you know that Georgia has the best burger in the U.S.? Read on to see how you can taste the burger who took the top prize!

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    • Agritourism
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    • Food
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    08/03/2023
  • Fresh Fixins With Chef Hugh Acheson

    Fresh Fixins With Chef Hugh Acheson

    With help from our Certified Farm Markets, try this lobster dish created by Hugh Acheson, who said he wanted to make a really refreshing meal that looks fancy but it is really straight forward when you dig into it.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
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    08/31/2023
  • Escape to Clayton

    Escape to Clayton

    Nestled in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North Georgia, Clayton is a hidden gem and well worth a weekend getaway. Read on for travel inspiration on where to sip, stay and play.

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    • Agritourism
    • Blog
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    08/31/2023
  • Hugh Acheson

    Hugh Acheson

    Chef Hugh Acheson has made a career of sourcing locally and cooking seasonally. Long before “farm to table” became part of the common lexicon at locally-minded restaurants around the nation, Chef Hugh Acheson was putting its principles into action.

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    08/31/2023
  • Celebrating 84 Years of Georgia Farm Bureau

    Celebrating 84 Years of Georgia Farm Bureau

    Georgia Farm Bureau began 84 years ago this month, and we’ve been through many milestones along the way. We are so proud of our history and our mission to serve Georgians. Take a look back at some memories that are important to us.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Education
    • Farm Bureau
    • Insurance
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    • Georgia Farm Bureau
    06/15/2021
  • One Family Shares Their Peach Farm Route

    One Family Shares Their Peach Farm Route

    Let the GFB Passport be your guide to some of the best peaches in the Peach State!

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    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
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    • Dickey Farms
    • Farm Passport
    • Hudson’s BBQ
    • Lane Southern Orchard
    • Pearson Farms
    • Samuel Henry Rumph Home Historic Marker
    • William Brown Farm Market
    • Williams
    • yoders restaurant and bakery
    07/23/2021
  • Join National Read a Book Day

    Join National Read a Book Day

    Join us for a moovelous literacy experience to celebration National Read a Book Day on September 6th

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    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
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    08/16/2021
  • The Giving Trees

    The Giving Trees

    Not only does the forestry industry generate jobs, economic output, and more than 5,000 life-sustaining products, Georgia trees clean our air and water in the process.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
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    • economic impact
    • economy
    • forestry
    • paper
    • paper towels
    • pine tree
    • toilet paper
    • trees
    09/03/2021
  • 10 Ideas for Your Fall Bucket List

    10 Ideas for Your Fall Bucket List

    The fall season brings so much to look forward to, and there's no better place to experience fall than on the farm!

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    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
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    • corn maze
    • Fall
    • farm market
    • festivals
    • hayride
    • Pumpkin
    09/03/2021
  • An Open Flame

    An Open Flame

    Whether you’re igniting the backyard fire pit or stoking one at a camp site, treat yourself to an outdoor breakfast of steak and eggs with a side of seasonable veggies.

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    • Lifestyle
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    • campfire
    • camping
    • Eggs
    • Recipe
    • Steak
    09/03/2021
  • Barnsley Resort's Cream of Butternut Squash Soup

    Barnsley Resort's Cream of Butternut Squash Soup

    The perfect combination of creamy soup, collard greens and crispy country ham. This recipe makes an easy entertaining meal in the busy fall season.

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    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
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    09/08/2021
  • Twice as Nice

    Twice as Nice

    Two families with special-needs children find that ag delivers multiple life lessons

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
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    09/08/2021
  • Nora Mill

    Nora Mill

    After 145 years, Nora Mill Granary proves that old-fashioned is fashionable once more.

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    • Agritourism
    • Blog
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    09/08/2021
  • A Fresh Path

    A Fresh Path

    There are many words to describe her — owner, farmer, businesswoman, mechanic, steward — but the two she’s most proud of are female and first-generation.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
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    09/21/2021
  • Reaching Beyond Rural

    Reaching Beyond Rural

    ‘Critter Fixers’ veterinarians share their love of unusual animals with a national TV audience.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
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    09/21/2021
  • Have You Thanked a Farmer Today?

    Have You Thanked a Farmer Today?

    Did you know that farmers make up less than 2% of the population, and somehow they’re able to feed and clothe the world. They have a tough job so today and every day they deserve our appreciation.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
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    10/11/2021
  • From the Armed Forces to Agriculture: Farming Resources for Veterans

    From the Armed Forces to Agriculture: Farming Resources for Veterans

    Military veterans put their lives on the line to defend our country, but the adjustment back to civilian life can be a tough one. Find out about the many resources for veterans to help them learn about farming and even become a farmer themselves. 

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
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    • Veteran Farmers
    • Veterans Day
    11/09/2021
  • Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

    Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

    This easy dish, puts a spin on plain ol' Brussel Sprouts will become a staple at your thanksgiving table.

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    • Food
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    • Bacon
    • Brussels sprouts
    11/22/2021
  • Easy Cranberry Brie Bites

    Easy Cranberry Brie Bites

    A simple recipe that packs a lot of flavor and looks sophisticated. Your guests will think you spent all day creating these little wonders.

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    • Blog
    • Food
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    • brie
    • cranberry
    • rosemary
    11/23/2021
  • Pumpkin Pie Dip

    Pumpkin Pie Dip

    Fall is the season for all things Pumpkin and if you want all of the flavor of Pumpkin Pie without having to actually bake the pie, you'll want to try this creamy, flavorful dip.

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    • Blog
    • Food
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    • Apples
    • Pumpkin
    11/23/2021
  • 2021 Holiday Gift Guide

    2021 Holiday Gift Guide

    If you haven't quite finished your Christmas shopping list, we have a few products to show you that we love and are created by Georgians.

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    • Lifestyle
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    • holiday product we love
    • Products We Love
    11/24/2021
  • No-Bake Pecan Pie Truffles

    No-Bake Pecan Pie Truffles

    All of the flavor of traditional Pecan Pie without the baking time.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
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    • no-bake recipes
    • pecan pie
    • pecan pie truffles
    • Pecans
    11/24/2021
  • Happy Holsteins

    Happy Holsteins

    Robotics help produce healthy cows at Hillcrest Farms

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
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    • Dairy
    02/21/2022
  • A Waffle Lot to Love

    A Waffle Lot to Love

    How do you make a waffle smile? Easy! Just butter it up! Check out these waffle ideas made from ingredients from our Certified Farm Markets, all guaranteed to make you smile.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
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    • Apples
    • berries
    • Dairy
    • Honey
    • peaches
    • Pecans
    02/22/2022
  • Dairy: Good for Me, Good for the Planet

    Dairy: Good for Me, Good for the Planet

    Don't miss this virtual presentation in partnership with the Dairy Alliance. Register by March 7th at 4PM.

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    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
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    • Dairy Alliance
    02/22/2022
  • Frenchy’s Blues

    Frenchy’s Blues

    Former Atlanta Brave Jeff Francoeur and his family’s successful berry farm. The story of how he went from the right field to the farm field.

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    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
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    • blueberries
    03/01/2022
  • Amazing Oysters

    Amazing Oysters

    Shellfish Research Lab helps Georgia make strides in oyster aquaculture.

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    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • aquaculture
    03/01/2022
  • Fresh Fixins

    Fresh Fixins

    With help from our Certified Farm Markets, try this savory Southern-style seafood and vegetable dish created by Daniel Zeal, resort executive chef at Sea Island Company.

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    • Blog
    • DIY
    • Food
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    • Vegetables
    03/01/2022
  • A Passport Story

    A Passport Story

    Though agriculture is Georgia’s most important industry, it’s easy to not think about it. It blends in – it is the countryside and landscape; but once you become aware of it, it’s seemingly everywhere, and it’s fascinating.

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    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
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    • Certified Farm Market
    • CFM
    • Farm Passport
    • Passport
    • peaches
    03/15/2022
  • Celebrate Georgia Ag Week with Georgia Farm Bureau

    Celebrate Georgia Ag Week with Georgia Farm Bureau

    Georgia Farm Bureau’s Ag in the Classroom Program along with several statewide partners want to help you celebrate Georgia Ag Week, March 21st through 25th.

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    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • DIY
    • Education
    • Gardening
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    • georgia ag week
    03/15/2022
  • Celebrating Our Ag Heroes

    Celebrating Our Ag Heroes

    We're celebrating the heroes of agriculture in our lives, and we’ve asked some of Georgia Farm Bureau’s own to share their Ag Heroes. Here's what they had to say.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Ag Hero
    • Ag Week
    • georgia ag week
    03/22/2022
  • Books We Love

    Books We Love

    Help expand your children and student's imagination while discovering how significant agriculture is in our everyday lives through these top books that highlight Georgia's top 10 commodities

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    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
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    04/12/2022
  • Refreshing Strawberry Watermelon Salad

    Refreshing Strawberry Watermelon Salad

    A sweet and refreshingly beautiful side for the perfect springtime meal.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Honey
    • Strawberry
    04/29/2022
  • Sweet Strawberry Buttercream Cake

    Sweet Strawberry Buttercream Cake

    Surprise your family and friends with this beautiful, sweet cake with the tastiest buttercream frosting around.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Strawberry
    04/29/2022
  • Mommy & Me: Fresh Strawberry Scones

    Mommy & Me: Fresh Strawberry Scones

    These sweet, savory scones offer the perfect recipe for little helping hands in mom's kitchen.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Dairy
    • Strawberry
    04/29/2022
  • Young Farmers & Ranchers Summer Leadership Conference FAQs

    Young Farmers & Ranchers Summer Leadership Conference FAQs

    Young Farmers and Ranchers meet every year at the annual YF&R Summer Leadership Conference on Jekyll Island, Georgia. Here are a few frequently asked questions about Summer Leadership Conference. 

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Farm Bureau
    • Member Benefits
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    • Young Farmers & Ranchers Summer Leadership Conference
    05/12/2022
  • Just Shrimpin' Around

    Just Shrimpin' Around

    Don’t miss an opportunity this summer to introduce your children to Georgia’s shrimp industry. Check out this sneak peek of May's book of the month, complete with kid-friendly activities and easy no bake recipes.

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • shrimp
    • Three Little Shrimp
    05/17/2022
  • GFB Members Can Now Save 15% at IHG Hotels & Resorts

    GFB Members Can Now Save 15% at IHG Hotels & Resorts

    The school year is winding down and you’re getting closer to you summer vacation. Looking to save on your trip? Learn how members of Georgia Farm Bureau can now save up to 15% off at IHG Hotels and Resorts. 

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    • Blog
    • Member Benefits
    • Tags:
    • IHG Hotels and Resorts
    • Member Benefits
    • Membership
    • Summer Savings
    05/17/2022
  • Farm Passport Adventures 

    Farm Passport Adventures 

    The Farm Passport is a great reason to discover Georgia, support local farmers, and experience fresh food. The program helps you discover where your food comes from and supports those who make it possible. Let your Farm Passport guide you!

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Member Benefits
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets Farm Passport
    05/27/2022
  • Delectable Blueberry Lemon Cake

    Delectable Blueberry Lemon Cake

    This most requested layer cake marries the flavors of citrus and blueberries with a smooth cream cheese frosting. It definitely earns the recognition of top crowd pleasing dessert and will soon become a favorite in your home.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • blueberries
    06/14/2022
  • Spinach Salad with Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette

    Spinach Salad with Fresh Blueberry Vinaigrette

    Looking for a fresh salad with a beautiful, vibrant homemade dressing? This recipe highlights fresh, Georgia grown berries with a splash of lemon juice and sweet Georgia honey. Easy to put together and perfect for your next family cookout.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • blueberries
    • Honey
    • Pecans
    06/21/2022
  • Mommy & Me: Mrs. Diane’s Blueberry Syrup

    Mommy & Me: Mrs. Diane’s Blueberry Syrup

    A sweet addition to your favorite pancakes or ice cream. This recipe is so delicious you'll want to put it on everything.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • blueberry
    • Certified Farm Markets
    06/24/2022
  • High Fuel Prices Squeeze Farms and Ranches

    High Fuel Prices Squeeze Farms and Ranches

    The American Farm Bureau released an article recently explaining how rising fuel prices are affecting farmers and ranchers. Farmers and ranchers are feeling the pressure as they battle the increasing costs of growing food and fiber.

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    • Blog
    • Legislative
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    07/01/2022
  • Fresh Georgia Peach Salsa

    Fresh Georgia Peach Salsa

    This beautiful salsa is packed full of flavor and vibrant colors from produce grown right here in the peach state. Enjoy this sweet and spicy blend with ripe Georgia peaches.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • georgia grown
    • peaches
    • tomatoes
    07/12/2022
  • Passport Adventures Through Ellijay

    Passport Adventures Through Ellijay

    Possibly the most amiable of all Farm Passport routes is the drive down “apple alley.” Travelers can accumulate 10 stamps in just an hour and 20 minutes of drive time. 

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Tags:
    • Apples
    • Certified Farm Market
    • peaches
    • Pumpkins
    • Vegetables
    07/12/2022
  • Broiled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream

    Broiled Peaches with Vanilla Ice Cream

    A sweet and savory dessert featuring peaches and honey grown right here in Georgia. This classy dish will have your guests asking for more.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • balsamic vinegar
    • Honey
    • peaches
    07/20/2022
  • Mommy & Me: Mini Peach Pies

    Mommy & Me: Mini Peach Pies

    Perfect for little hands, packed with the flavor of Georgia peaches and coated with a sweet, sugary glaze. Your whole family will love them. Use a bit of caution because these are sure to become addictive.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • peaches
    07/22/2022
  • Top Holiday Traditions You Should Try in 2020

    Top Holiday Traditions You Should Try in 2020

    Create memories with loved ones by spending quality time with those you’re close with this holiday season with these top holiday traditions you should try in 2020, don't miss the bonus gift guide at the bottom.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    12/02/2020
  • 2020 Holiday Gift Guide

    2020 Holiday Gift Guide

    If you are looking for the perfect gift for a family member or a friend, we've got the perfect thing for you. Here are a few items we love this holiday season.

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    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Products We Love
    12/08/2020
  • The Perfect Cookie For This Year's Cookie Swap

    The Perfect Cookie For This Year's Cookie Swap

    Not only does this cookie melt in your mouth, it will fool your friends into thinking you spent hours in the kitchen preparing them.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    11/30/2022
  • A Mother-Son Farm Passport Adventure

    A Mother-Son Farm Passport Adventure

    The Farm Passport provided this young mother with the adventure she and her son needed during a summer of COVID-related shut-downs

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • blueberries
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Farm Passport
    • kids
    • peaches
    • Strawberries
    • toddler
    • U pick
    02/04/2021
  • Retirees Live it Up with a New Type of Passport

    Retirees Live it Up with a New Type of Passport

    They may not have stamped their US passport book in 2020, but they discovered new places and made plenty of memories with their Farm Passport.

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Adams Farm
    • Agritourism
    • Certified Farm Market
    • mercier orchard
    • Passport
    • Travel
    01/28/2021
  • It’s Carnival Time-King Cake Recipe

    It’s Carnival Time-King Cake Recipe

    This sweet treat with hints of cinnamon goes perfectly with a cup of coffee. You can make it with just cinnamon inside or mix it up with pecans, or your favorite preserves from your local Certified Farm Market.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    02/09/2021
  • Georgia Ag Week 2021

    Georgia Ag Week 2021

    Celebrate Georgia Ag Week with us through fun themed days!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Ag Hero Day
    • Ag Literacy Day
    • Buy Georgia Grown day
    • ga ag week
    • georgia ag week
    • Make my plate Georgia Grown Day
    • School Garden Day
    03/09/2021
  • Candied Citrus Garnish

    Candied Citrus Garnish

    This easy candied citrus recipe is great for dressing up a simple cake, taking a glass of sweet tea to the next level, or even just as a sweet snack.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • baking
    • cake
    • citrus
    • cocktails
    • lemon
    • mandarin
    • sweet tea
    02/23/2021
  • Purple people pleaser

    Purple people pleaser

    Red Oak Lavender Farm enchants visitors and lovers of the Mediterranean plant

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Agritourism
    • dahlonega
    • lavender
    • red oak farm
    02/25/2021
  • Looking good, doing good

    Looking good, doing good

    Inspired by the gentlemen who were hard working in the field but dressed in their Sunday best for fancy occasions, Southern Proper is classic, courteous, crisp and tied like a well-knotted bowtie.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • bowtie
    • clothing
    • Corn
    • cotton
    • necktie
    • peaches
    • southern belle farms
    • southern proper
    02/24/2021
  • Fresh Fixins with Georgia Chef Holly Chute

    Fresh Fixins with Georgia Chef Holly Chute

    This edition of Fresh Fixins features Georgia Honey Pecan Shrimp with Shitake Scallion Goat Cheese Grits.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • cheese grits
    • georgia grown
    • goat cheese
    • grits
    • holly chute
    • shitake
    • shrimp
    02/26/2021
  • Four Spring Salad Recipes

    Four Spring Salad Recipes

    Nobody dresses up a salad better than Georgia Farm Bureau's Certified Farm Markets! Grab your Passport and try these delicious salads this spring.

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • apple
    • blackberries
    • farm market
    • Farm Passport
    • Honey
    • Passport
    • pear
    • salad
    • spinach
    • Steak
    • Strawberries
    03/01/2021
  • At Home with the McCalls

    At Home with the McCalls

    Some use family recipes as a link between generation to generation. We gathered in the McCall’s kitchen to share in their family memories while they prepared a meal together. 

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    03/03/2021
  • Our Adventure

    Our Adventure

    Hear the story of one couple's journey across the state with the Farm Passport.

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Farm
    • farm market
    • farm visit
    • Passport
    03/08/2021
  • Farm Passport Tips from Real Travelers

    Farm Passport Tips from Real Travelers

    Two experienced travelers share advice on making the most of your summer using the Farm Passport

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Tags:
    03/16/2021
  • Experience Ag on Trail 37

    Experience Ag on Trail 37

    Trail 37, Georgia’s first official agritourism highway, takes travelers on a gorgeous tour of South Georgia’s bountiful ag country.

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • agriculture highway
    • agriculture trail
    • Agritourism
    • Farm Passport
    • farm visit
    • ga grown trail
    • Passport
    • Trail 37
    03/25/2021
  • Fresh Fruit Toast Recipes

    Fresh Fruit Toast Recipes

    Get inspired by what’s growing during fresh fruit season in Georgia with these delicious toast recipes.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    03/26/2021
  • Products We Love

    Products We Love

    These products make easy gifts for spring celebrations or can be the perfect way to treat yourself. 

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Gardening
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Neighbors Magazine
    • Products We Love
    04/07/2021
  • Simple Roasted Cabbage

    Simple Roasted Cabbage

    An easy, quick recipe that is sure to impress your dinner guests.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Food
    • roasted cabbage
    04/07/2021
  • DIY-Dried Strawberries

    DIY-Dried Strawberries

    This simple recipe helps you keep this sweet treat as a healthy snack long after strawberry season is over.

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • strawberry DIY Recipe Ag in the Classroom Certified Farm Market
    05/12/2021
  • Plan Your Perfect Summer Break

    Plan Your Perfect Summer Break

    As a Georgia Farm Bureau member you have access to more than 300,000 discount offers for local, regional and national brands. Learn how you can plan your perfect summer vacation without breaking the bank.

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    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Member Benefits
    • Tags:
    • Georgia Farm Bureau Membership
    • Summer Travel
    05/19/2021
  • Mason Jar Peach Ice Cream

    Mason Jar Peach Ice Cream

    This must-try recipe is easy, quick, and delicious. Just in time for sweet Georgia peach season.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • certified farmer market
    • DIY ice cream
    • ice cream
    • peach
    • peach ice cream
    05/19/2021
  • Celebrate Dairy Month with the Book of the Year

    Celebrate Dairy Month with the Book of the Year

    June is Dairy Month, and in honor of this we have compiled a list of resources to help you learn more about a popular book and about the dairy industry in Georgia.

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    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • book
    • Dairy
    • dairy month
    • donation
    • library
    • literacy
    05/20/2021
  • Shop Local for the Perfect Father’s Day Gifts

    Shop Local for the Perfect Father’s Day Gifts

    Father’s Day is right around the corner, and we have the perfect gift guide for you. Our Certified Farm Markets have a lot to offer and serve as the perfect gift for dad!

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    06/11/2021
  • Burning Calories in the Garden

    Burning Calories in the Garden

    Get fit and grow a beautiful garden at the same time! Learn more about how gardening is good for your health.

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • DIY
    • Gardening
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom; Education; Gardening; National Gardening as Exercise Day
    06/04/2020
  • Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Ice Cream Month

    Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Ice Cream Month

    It’s summertime and that means two things- hot summer days and ice cream for dessert!

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Ag-Tivities with Lauren
    • Ice Cream month
    • The Dairy Alliance
    07/13/2020
  • Summer Grilling Tips and Recipes

    Summer Grilling Tips and Recipes

    GFB thanks Charlsy Godowns from the Georgia Beef Board for sharing recipes, grilling tips, and the stories behind Georgia beef.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Beef
    • Burger
    • cattleman's association
    • georgia beef
    • marinade
    • Recipe
    • Steak
    07/23/2020
  • Vote Today in Georgia's General Primary Runoff Election

    Vote Today in Georgia's General Primary Runoff Election

    Find the list of contested races in Georgia's primary run-off election on September 11 and links to learn more about candidates.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Legislative
    • Tags:
    • i farm i vote
    • Legislative
    • legislative issues
    • public policy
    • vote
    08/11/2020
  • Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Pollinators

    Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Pollinators

    Get ready to “bee” amazed!

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • ag in the classroom; education; learning
    08/18/2020
  • Fresh Fixins with Chef Jamie Keating: Coca-Cola Glazed Braised Pork Medallions

    Fresh Fixins with Chef Jamie Keating: Coca-Cola Glazed Braised Pork Medallions

    With help from our Certified Fam Markets, discover Jamie’s recipe for an elevated tailgate meal.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • beans
    • braised pork
    • brussels slaw
    • epic restaurant
    • fresh fixins
    • glaze
    • jamie keating
    • Pork
    09/25/2020
  • 'I Left the Land Better Than I Found It'

    'I Left the Land Better Than I Found It'

    World-famous musician Chuck Leavell makes sustainability and forestry cool

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • charlane plantation
    • chuck leavell
    • farmer
    • forestry
    • rolling stones
    • rose lane leavell
    09/28/2020
  • A Livelihood and a Passion

    A Livelihood and a Passion

    Set in the North Georgia mountains, Bramlett Trout Farms is a leader in high-quality rainbow trout production

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • bramlett
    • fishing
    • rainbow trout
    • trout
    • trout farm
    08/18/2020
  • Tomato Sandwich Four Ways

    Tomato Sandwich Four Ways

    It's tough to beat a fresh tomato sandwich. Here are four ways to enjoy a summer favorite.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Recipe
    • Tomato
    • tomato recipe
    • tomato sandwich
    08/28/2020
  • Teaching about agriculture is as easy as A B C

    Teaching about agriculture is as easy as A B C

    Georgia has over 42,000 farms that grow anything from Apples to Zucchini.

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    09/08/2020
  • How Farmers Can Advocate for Their Industry

    How Farmers Can Advocate for Their Industry

    10 ways farmers can get involved and make sure their voices are heard this election

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Legislative
    • Tags:
    • election
    • i farm
    • i farm i vote
    • i vote
    • ifarm ivote
    • vote
    09/09/2020
  • Celebrating STEM

    Celebrating STEM

    November 8th is national STEM Day and I wanted to give you a simple activity that you can do at home or at school.

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    11/06/2020
  • Fair-style Corn

    Fair-style Corn

    This easy treat will remind you of the fall weather and the Georgia National Fair.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Corn
    • Georgia Farm Bureau
    • Georgia National Fair
    • Street Corn
    10/06/2020
  • A glimpse inside Green Gate Farm

    A glimpse inside Green Gate Farm

    It's a family operation at Green Gate, where they care for chickens and cow

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    10/05/2020
  • Fresh Ways to Enjoy Crisp Georgia Apples

    Fresh Ways to Enjoy Crisp Georgia Apples

    Nothing says fall like apple picking. Here are two new ways to enjoy the fruits of your labor!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • apple
    • apple recipe
    • healthy snack
    09/01/2020
  • Copycat Fair Corn Dog Recipe

    Copycat Fair Corn Dog Recipe

    Bring the fair straight into your home with these simple and delicious corn dogs.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Corn Dogs
    • Georgia National Fair
    09/30/2020
  • Georgia National Fair Lemonade Recipe

    Georgia National Fair Lemonade Recipe

    Whether sweet or tart, this lemonade has something for everyone from eight to eighty.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Georgia National Fair
    • lemonade
    09/30/2020
  • Carnival Caramel Apples

    Carnival Caramel Apples

    Create your own sweet treats with this easy caramel apple recipe that's fun for the whole family.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • caramel apples
    • Georgia Farm Bureau
    • Georgia National Fair
    10/06/2020
  • Celebrating Fall in 2020 

    Celebrating Fall in 2020 

    Wherever you live in Georgia, we’ve got your fall plans covered. Fall is flying by, plan your visit today and don’t forget to bring your Farm Passport.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Farm Passport
    • Georgia Farm Bureau
    10/23/2020
  • Farmers Make the Holidays Special

    Farmers Make the Holidays Special

    As we enter the holiday season remember to thank a farmer for all they do to help us celebrate the upcoming holidays. 

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    10/26/2020
  • 5-Bean Veggie Soup

    5-Bean Veggie Soup

    Soon there will be a cool breeze blowing and sweater weather will be just on the horizon. That means, it's time to cozy up to a warm bowl of soup.

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    11/20/2020
  • Back to Her Roots

    Back to Her Roots

    A return to the family farm sparked culinary success for chef Anne Quatrano, chef behind the wildly popular Bacchanalia.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    03/23/2020
  • A Few of Anne's Favorite Things

    A Few of Anne's Favorite Things

    Anne Quantrano, James Beard Award-winning chef, answers a few of life's most pressing questions.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • anne quantrano
    03/23/2020
  • Fresh Fixins with Anne Quantrano: Oven Roasted Chicken with Bread Salad

    Fresh Fixins with Anne Quantrano: Oven Roasted Chicken with Bread Salad

    A simple yet delicious springtime chicken dinner

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • bread salad
    • Recipe
    • roasted chicken
    • salad
    03/23/2020
  • Celebrating Our Heroes

    Celebrating Our Heroes

    During Georgia Ag Week, we are taking time to celebrate those who have inspired us.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    03/24/2020
  • A spring guide to discovering Georgia Agriculture

    A spring guide to discovering Georgia Agriculture

    Looking for a place to buy your essentials with low crowds, high safety measures, and beautiful scenery? Your local farm has you covered.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • farm visit
    • fresh produce
    • local food
    • local vegetables
    04/15/2020
  • Ag-Tivities with Lauren: And Then It’s Spring!

    Ag-Tivities with Lauren: And Then It’s Spring!

    This week's Ag-Tivities with Lauren features

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • agtivity
    • Spring
    04/15/2020
  • Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Earth Day

    Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Earth Day

    Celebrate Earth Day with Georgia Farm Bureau

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Earth Day
    04/22/2020
  • Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Little Red Overalls

    Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Little Red Overalls

    Are you read for a berry good time?

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • ag in the classroom; education; learning
    04/28/2020
  • Georgia Dairy Farms Feed America

    Georgia Dairy Farms Feed America

    Georgia Dairy Farms By the Numbers - Georgia's Dairy Farms Are Vital to America's Economy and Dinner Plate

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Cheese
    • Dairy
    • dairy cow
    • Milk
    05/07/2020
  • Products She'll Love

    Products She'll Love

    Here are a few products we love that will show mom how much you care on Mother's Day

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Mother's Day
    • Products We Love
    05/07/2020
  • Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through South Georgia

    Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through South Georgia

    Our Farm Market Coordinator pulled together three routes to help you explore all Georgia farms have to offer! First up: South Georgia.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Tags:
    • Berry Good Farms
    • Calhoun Produce
    • Chase Farm Market
    • Copeland Strawberry Farms
    • Ellis Bros Pecans
    • Excelsior Farms and Fresh Market
    • Farm Passport
    • Jibb's Vineyard
    • Mark's Melon Patch
    • Merritt Pecan Co
    • Ochlocknee Ridge Farm
    • Passport
    • White Oak Pastures
    • William Brown Farm Market
    05/14/2020
  • Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through North Georgia

    Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through North Georgia

    Have an adventure in North Georgia using the Farm Passport! Here's a guide.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Tags:
    • 05 Farms
    • farm market
    • Farm Passport
    • Fritchey's Farm Fresh Market
    • Hillside Orchard Farms
    • Jaemore Farms
    • Moon Farms
    • osage farms
    • Passport
    • Rockin S Farm
    • Warbington Farms
    05/14/2020
  • Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through Middle Georgia

    Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through Middle Georgia

    The Farm Passport can help you discover hidden treasures in the middle of the state. Here's an easy route to take!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Country Gardens Farm
    • Dickey Farms
    • Elliott Farms
    • EM Farms
    • Farm Passport
    • Fitzgerald Fruit Farms
    • Greenway Farms
    • Gregg Farms
    • Nu Sunrise Farms
    • Pearson Farms
    • Red-Tip Farm
    05/14/2020
  • Tips to Build the Perfect Beef Burger

    Tips to Build the Perfect Beef Burger

    Here are a few tips courtesy of the Cattlemen's Association on how to create the perfect burger.

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    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Beef
    • Cattlemen's Association
    • National Beef Month
    05/18/2020
  • Peach Tea with Mint

    Peach Tea with Mint

    As the days get hotter, cool down with this refreshing combo of fresh peaches, mint and sweet iced tea.

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    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • mint tea
    • peach mint tea
    • peach tea
    • peaches
    • Recipes
    05/22/2020
  • Ag-Tivities with Lauren: 'Wonderful Worms'

    Ag-Tivities with Lauren: 'Wonderful Worms'

    This lesson is all about worms, and you may be surprised by what you learn!

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • ag in the classroom; education; learning
    05/22/2020
  • The Farm Passport Rock Hunt

    The Farm Passport Rock Hunt

    Presented by GFB’s Certified Farm Market, the Farm Passport Rock Hunt is an exciting adventure where you can earn prizes!

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Tags:
    • Agritourism
    • Bruce's Nut-N-Honey Farm
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • farm market
    • Farm Passport
    • Green Acres
    • Gregg Farms
    • Long Farms
    • Merck Farms
    • Nu Sunrise Farm
    • O5 Farm
    • Paulk Vineyards
    • Rockin S Farm
    • Thompson Farms
    05/27/2020
  • Products He'll Love

    Products He'll Love

    Here are a few items he'll love for Father's Day

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Products We Love; Certified Farm Markets; Father's Day
    06/10/2020
  • Delectable Vegetable Quiche

    Delectable Vegetable Quiche

    Amp up your daily veggie requirement with this cheesy, flavorful quiche recipe

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    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • broccoli
    • Eggs
    • mushrooms
    • quiche
    • Recipe
    • tomatoes
    • Vegetables
    06/02/2020
  • Equal Parts Science and Spirit

    Equal Parts Science and Spirit

    Sweet Grass Dairy merges a love of farming with creativity to create renowned cheeses.

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Cheese
    • Sweet Grass Dairy
    09/25/2019
  • Fresh Fixins Inspired by Chef Stanley Simon, Georgia Governor’s Mansion

    Fresh Fixins Inspired by Chef Stanley Simon, Georgia Governor’s Mansion

    With help from our Certified Farm Markets, discover recipes that are satisfying and sure to warm your core on crisp fall nights.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Brussel Sprouts
    • Chicken
    • Recipe
    09/25/2019
  • Top Things to Fall for!

    Top Things to Fall for!

    This fall take a memorable day trip with your friends and family. Bond over being lost together in a corn maze, sharing an apple pie or picking out pumpkins to carve.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • CFM
    • Fall
    09/10/2019
  • Fall for reading this September

    Fall for reading this September

    The seasons are a changing and apples are ripe for the picking! Check out our September reading list to learn about these crisp and crunchy beauties.

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Apples
    • Education
    09/16/2019
  • Get pump-kined about fall reading!

    Get pump-kined about fall reading!

    It's officially fall which means along with cooler temps and crunchy leaves comes all things pumpkins! Pumpkin patches, pumpkin carving, roasting seeds and of course reading!

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Pumpkins
    • Reading
    10/09/2019
  • Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance – Being Different Matters

    Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance – Being Different Matters

    With so many options to choose from, why choose to work with a Georgia Farm Bureau insurance agent?

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    • Blog
    • Insurance
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Insurance
    03/28/2019
  • 2019 Holiday Gift Guide

    2019 Holiday Gift Guide

    A handful of good things you're sure to fancy this holiday season - best served alongside a mug of apple cider and a cozy scarf.

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    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
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    12/10/2019
  • Maple Apple Pie

    Maple Apple Pie

    Craving something sweet to enjoy on a cold winter night? This classic pie is sure to hit the spot. 

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
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    12/10/2019
  • Protect Yourself from Identity Theft this Tax Season

    Protect Yourself from Identity Theft this Tax Season

    Tax season is also open-season for tax-related identity theft. Get tips on how to stay safe this tax season.

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    • Blog
    • Member Benefits
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    • Member Benefits
    02/21/2020
  • Angel Food Cake with Macerated Strawberries

    Angel Food Cake with Macerated Strawberries

    A James Beard Award-winning Chef and Restaurateur Shares a Light and Refreshing Summer Dessert

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    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • angel food cake
    • ann quatrano
    • bacchanalia
    • Recipe
    • Recipes
    • Strawberries
    03/04/2020
  • Promoting agriculture through education

    Promoting agriculture through education

    According to Heather Cabe, “The future of our livelihood depends on us telling our story.”

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Farm Bureau
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Education
    • women's committee
    • women's leadership
    03/05/2020
  • Women in Agriculture

    Women in Agriculture

    We're celebrating Women's History Month by highlighting just a few of the strong women of agriculture who work tirelessly to feed their families and the growing world as well.

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    03/05/2020
  • Dollywood Celebrates 35 Years with New Festival

    Dollywood Celebrates 35 Years with New Festival

    Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival is a five-week event bringing vibrant spring fin to the Smokies in 2020.

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    • Blog
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    • Dollywood
    • Member Benefits
    • Member savings
    03/09/2020
  • The Story Behind the 2020 Passport Cover

    The Story Behind the 2020 Passport Cover

    Featured on the 2020 Farm Passport is a real family who enjoyed the 2019 Farm Passport - Get their travel tips!

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    03/18/2020
  • Virtual Dairy Learning Tools

    Virtual Dairy Learning Tools

    From the cheese in our casseroles to the butter on our biscuit, dairy adds flavor to our meals and enriches our lives. 

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    • Blog
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    03/19/2020
  • Celebrate Georgia Ag Week With Us

    Celebrate Georgia Ag Week With Us

    The team at Georgia Farm Bureau is excited about Georgia’s first all-virtual Georgia Ag Week. Join in on the fun from home!

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • ga ag week
    • georgia ag week
    03/20/2020
  • Grow Your Own Pizza Garden

    Grow Your Own Pizza Garden

    Introduce kids to the magic of growing their own food with a pizza garden

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
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    03/20/2020
  • Make My Plate Georgia Grown - Brunch Edition

    Make My Plate Georgia Grown - Brunch Edition

    Celebrate Georgia Agriculture with this brunch menu.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • brunch
    • ga grown
    • georgia grown
    03/27/2020
  • Ag-Tivities With Lauren: Celebrating Easter

    Ag-Tivities With Lauren: Celebrating Easter

    Celebrate Easter with us with these fun ag learning activities

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • aitc
    • Education
    • learning
    04/07/2020
  • At-Home Ag Education Resources for Kids and Parents

    At-Home Ag Education Resources for Kids and Parents

    Get outdoors with your kids. Learn about how the world works.  Agriculture offers a fun framework for learning about science, math, history and more.

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Ag Literacy
    • learning res0urces
    • virtual learning
    03/23/2020
  • Family, faith and the farm

    Family, faith and the farm

    Laura Pallas and Cameron Phillips start new life chapter at Buffalo Creek Berry Farm

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    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • faith
    • Family
    03/23/2020
  • Meet Clay Parker, State FFA Secretary

    Meet Clay Parker, State FFA Secretary

    Clay shares the story of how he became involved in FFA!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    02/20/2019
  • A Few Ag Books We Love

    A Few Ag Books We Love

    Just as love is all around, so it agriculture! The best way to show your love is to give the gift of reading!

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag Books
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Ag Literacy
    02/07/2019
  • Growing My Community

    Growing My Community

    Meet Chy Kellogg, Cobb County Volunteer. Discover how Chy's local Farm Bureau inspired her to get involved with agriculture

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Education
    • Farm Bureau
    • Lifestyle
    • Member Benefits
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Membership
    • Volunteer
    03/11/2019
  • Let’s Be Frank…Certified Farm Markets know how to dress a dog!

    Let’s Be Frank…Certified Farm Markets know how to dress a dog!

    Gussied up hot dogs can turn humdrum backyard grilling into a smashing soiree.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Pork
    • Recipe
    03/12/2019
  • From Crops to Pops, King of Pops

    From Crops to Pops, King of Pops

    When word sprouts up that the world’s first popsicle farm was planted, grown and cultivated in Georgia, you lend a listening ear and a curious green thumb.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Farming Popsicles
    • King of Pops
    03/14/2019
  • Meet Doster Harper, FFA North Region State Vice President

    Meet Doster Harper, FFA North Region State Vice President

    Learn what drove Doster to run for state office!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    04/24/2019
  • Meet Ava Jane Teasley, FFA North Region State Vice President

    Meet Ava Jane Teasley, FFA North Region State Vice President

    Hear how Ava Jane would explain her experience in FFA to someone who is unfamiliar with the program!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Legislative
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    04/24/2019
  • Meet Brittany Braddy, FFA Central Region State Vice President

    Meet Brittany Braddy, FFA Central Region State Vice President

    Discover the role agriculture plays in Brittany's life!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    04/24/2019
  • Meet Thomas Maddox, FFA Central Region State Vice President

    Meet Thomas Maddox, FFA Central Region State Vice President

    Find out what Thomas' biggest challenge was that he faced as a state officer and how he overcame it!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    04/24/2019
  • Meet Dawson Adams, FFA South Region State Vice President

    Meet Dawson Adams, FFA South Region State Vice President

    Dawson shares the aspect of his tenure as a state officer that he enjoyed the most!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    04/24/2019
  • Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Rebecca Egsieker

    Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Rebecca Egsieker

    With help from our Certified Farm Markets, Chef Rebecca Egsieker of The Dairy Alliance shares recipes that’ll have your guests exclaiming, ‘I do declare!’ and clamoring for a proper southern afternoon tea—pinky in the air.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Asparagus
    • Dairy
    • Recipe
    • Sweet Pea
    03/18/2019
  • Products We Love

    Products We Love

    We’ve scoured the state to find Georgia-based items worthy of major bragging rights.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Products We Love
    03/19/2019
  • Certified Farm Market Spring Bucket List

    Certified Farm Market Spring Bucket List

    Are you looking for ways to enjoy the new blooms of color and warmer temperatures outside? Look no further than the Certified Farm Market Spring Bucket List!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    04/08/2019
  • Pecan Pie Bars

    Pecan Pie Bars

    April is National Pecan Month! Celebrate with these delicious pecan pie bar...just like your favorite slice, but no fork or plate required!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Pecans
    • Recipes
    04/16/2019
  • Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

    Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

    There's something incredibly harmonious about the delicious combination of brown butter and pecans!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Pecans
    • Recipes
    07/01/2019
  • Peanut Butter Pretzel Bark

    Peanut Butter Pretzel Bark

    Peanut butter is an excellent source of protein and certainly a decadent treat when paired with the sweetness of chocolate and the saltiness of pretzels!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Peanut Butter
    • Recipes
    06/14/2019
  • Grow Your Summer Reading List!

    Grow Your Summer Reading List!

    We're right on the brink of summer which means the school year is about to come to a close! Whether your summer is filled with craft projects, going to camp, or trips to the beach—make time for reading and learning about agriculture!

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag Books
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Ag Literacy
    05/15/2019
  • Conservation is Key!

    Conservation is Key!

    Learn how to conserve our most precious resources.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Conservation
    07/08/2019
  • Member Benefit: Ford Promotes Environmentally Friendly Auto Parts!

    Member Benefit: Ford Promotes Environmentally Friendly Auto Parts!

    When you recycle plastic bottles, do you ever stop and think about where that plastic ends up? One answer: Ford vehicles.

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    • Blog
    • Member Benefits
    • Tags:
    • Ford
    • Member Benefit
    07/24/2019
  • Classic Caprese Salad

    Classic Caprese Salad

    Did you know that there are 32 Certified Farm Markets across the state of Georgia that sell fresh, in-season and locally grown tomatoes?

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Recipe
    • Tomato
    08/20/2019
  • Preserving Georgia Greatness, Year-Round!

    Preserving Georgia Greatness, Year-Round!

    In order to enjoy Georgia's harvest year-round, many take advantage of the Georgia Agricultural Education Food Processing Centers.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Canning
    08/08/2019
  • Macon Burger Week

    Macon Burger Week

    For the second year in a row, the Georgia Beef Board is putting on Macon Burger Week. An entire seven days of nineteen local restaurants that have carefully crafted burgers for the week, all for just $5.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Beef
    • Burger
    • Food
    09/04/2019
  • First Lady Marty Kemp Helps Grow Georgia

    First Lady Marty Kemp Helps Grow Georgia

    Before Marty Kemp moved into the Governor’s Mansion in Atlanta, she admitted she wasn’t that great at growing a garden. Now, as she looks across her lush green lawn, Georgia’s First Lady has the state’s first industry on her mind daily.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Gardening
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Marty Kemp
    09/25/2019
  • Incorporating Beef into a Healthy Lifestyle

    Incorporating Beef into a Healthy Lifestyle

    Instead of scooping a protein substitute out of a container, head to the beef counter at your local grocery store!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Beef
    • Health
    05/10/2018
  • New Member Benefit: Great Wolf Lodge

    New Member Benefit: Great Wolf Lodge

    The newest addition to your benefits has arrived just in time for summer vacation!

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    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
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    • Member Benefits
    05/11/2018
  • Fighting Pollen? Fight Smarter with These Pollen-Busting Tips

    Fighting Pollen? Fight Smarter with These Pollen-Busting Tips

    Are your sinuses clogged? Do you feel like you are walking in a sea of yellow dust? Have you washed your car three times this week? Welcome to pollen season in Georgia.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Pollen
    • Spring
    06/05/2018
  • Soy In Your Car?

    Soy In Your Car?

    Soybeans are the second-largest crop grown on U.S. farms, and while the Midwest is the heartland of soybean production, Georgia farmers planted more than 150,000 acres of soybeans in 2017.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    10/17/2018
  • Strawberry Jam

    Strawberry Jam

    Strawberry season is about to sunset, so make haste and enjoy the last of these delicious red rubies before it's too late!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Jam
    • Recipes
    • Strawberry
    05/08/2019
  • “Get More with Milk” during National Dairy Month!

    “Get More with Milk” during National Dairy Month!

    Dairy Month honors the hard work and dedication it takes to produce wholesome, nutritious milk. Learn more about nutritional value, dairy farmers and the happy cows that keep our thirst quenched!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Diary Farmer
    • farming
    • Milk
    06/20/2018
  • Collecting Old Farm Trucks

    Collecting Old Farm Trucks

    Discover the priceless links to farming past through one man's hobby.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm Trucks
    • Hobby
    02/01/2019
  • New ‘Ag Across America’ Game and App Debut

    New ‘Ag Across America’ Game and App Debut

    Want your student to learn where their food comes from, who grows it and how it ends up on their dinner table? The Ag Across America game can do just that!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Education
    08/08/2018
  • Young Farmer Jesse Patrick, Bridges the Gap Between Past and Present

    Young Farmer Jesse Patrick, Bridges the Gap Between Past and Present

    A sixth-generation farmer, Jesse Patrick grew up on a 700-cow dairy farm in Eatonton. To say farming is in his blood would be an understatement.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Farm Bureau
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • Farmers
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Jobs in Agriculture
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    09/03/2018
  • Fall Events at Your Local Certified Farm Market

    Fall Events at Your Local Certified Farm Market

    All year round our Certified Farm Markets are bustling with agritoruism!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Agritourism
    • Fall
    08/31/2018
  • Peanut Butter Whip with Apples

    Peanut Butter Whip with Apples

    Our partners at The Dairy Alliance shared their this quick and in-season back-to-school snack that's sure to score an afternoon A+!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Apples
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Recipes
    09/04/2018
  • Smart Southerner

    Smart Southerner

    A rural Bainbridge boy, raised on the religion of football, grew to become one of the nation’s leading influencers in college athletics. Meet Kirby Smart, head coach of the University of Georgia football team.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Georgia Neighbors Magazine
    • Lifestyle
    09/19/2018
  • Who Grew My Breakfast?

    Who Grew My Breakfast?

    Ever wondered how many farmers it takes to help you make the most important meal of the day? As the leading industry in Georgia, agriculture is all around you – especially when you and your family break bread around the table.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Local
    • Recipes
    09/17/2018
  • Wherever You Go, We're There With You

    Wherever You Go, We're There With You

    Personal property loss can be a difficult experience, no matter if it’s a small fender-bender or significant damage to your home. The good news is, Georgia Farm Bureau is here to help.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Insurance
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Insurance
    09/16/2018
  • Tale of a Trailblazer

    Tale of a Trailblazer

    Georgia Cattlemen’s Association President Kristy Arnold is changing perceptions of women’s role in agriculture.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Life Lessons
    • Lifestyle
    09/18/2018
  • Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Matthew Newton

    Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Matthew Newton

    With help from our Certified Farm Markets, Chef Matthew Newton of The Rookery in Macon shares his favorite tailgating recipes. This starting lineup will tackle your palate with flavor & help you score a touchdown with friends at your next tailgate party.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Recipes
    09/15/2018
  • Holiday Gift Guide

    Holiday Gift Guide

    A handful of good things you're sure to fancy this fall - best served alongside a mug of apple cider and a cozy scarf.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Georgia Made
    • Local
    12/05/2018
  • I Farm. I Vote.

    I Farm. I Vote.

    I Farm. I Vote. is an initiative to encourage Georgia’s farmers and rural communities to exercise their civic duty to vote and to provide education on candidates’ policy positions.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Legislative
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Legislative
    09/13/2018
  • Broadband is not a Luxury, it’s a Necessity

    Broadband is not a Luxury, it’s a Necessity

    Farmers and ranchers need broadband to use the latest precision agricultural equipment, follow commodity markets, communicate with their customers, gain access to new markets around the world and, increasingly, for regulatory compliance.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Rural Broadband
    • Technology
    01/21/2019
  • Drop Biscuit Pear Cobbler

    Drop Biscuit Pear Cobbler

    Craving something sweet to enjoy on a cold fall night? This Southern classic is sure to hit the spot and is versatile depending upon what fruit is season.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Dessert
    • Pears
    • Recipes
    11/28/2018
  • Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

    Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

    As an iconic fall flavor, dusting off the pumpkin recipes lets us know the season of giving thanks is upon us! Our Certified Farm Market Program has 16 different locations across the state where you can pop in and pick up a pumpkin of your choice.

    • Categories:
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Dessert
    • Pumpkin
    • Recipes
    10/30/2018
  • Leading Causes of Farming Accidents...Experience!

    Leading Causes of Farming Accidents...Experience!

    During Ag Safety Awareness Week, learn from Dr. Rains about the leading causes of farming accidents!

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    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Life Lessons
    • Safety
    03/05/2019
  • Ag in the Classroom - 4 Simple Ways You Can Thank a Farmer this November!

    Ag in the Classroom - 4 Simple Ways You Can Thank a Farmer this November!

    The purpose of the Ag in the Classroom is to increase agricultural literacy among children and the general public. This November let’s tell our farmers “thank you” for providing us with the food, fiber and timber we depend on daily.

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    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Tags:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Children Activites
    11/08/2018
  • Oh Christmas Tree

    Oh Christmas Tree

    Ready to deck the halls? Excited for Saint Nick's arrival? Check out the Christmas tree markets across the state where you can pick up your perfect evergreen and even a few locations where you can cut your own tree!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • DIY
    • Tags:
    • Christmas Trees
    12/08/2021
  • Growing the Next Generation of Farm Leaders

    Growing the Next Generation of Farm Leaders

    Last week, AFBF President Zippy Duvall had the privilege of spending a day at the FFA National Convention in Indianapolis. He spoke with students from across the country on some pressing issues facing agriculture and rural America.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • 4-H
    • AFBF
    • FFA
    11/02/2018
  • UGA Economist Believes Georgia Farmers Need Financial Relief Immediately

    UGA Economist Believes Georgia Farmers Need Financial Relief Immediately

    To avoid losing their farms following Hurricane Michael, Georgia farmers need financial relief as soon as possible.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Hurricane Michael
    11/09/2018
  • Give the Gift of Reading!

    Give the Gift of Reading!

    With Christmas right around the corner, choose to give the gift of reading this year! Ag in the Classroom Coordinator, Lauren Goble, has compiled a list of agriculture based Christmas books that help children learn while celebrating the holiday!

    • Categories:
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Ag Books
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Ag Literacy
    12/13/2018
  • Cure the Winter Blues with Story Time!

    Cure the Winter Blues with Story Time!

    There's no better cure to the winter blues than reading and story time! Introducing agriculture during this time of year will remind your children and students what the promise of spring holds.

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    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Ag Books
    • Ag in the Classroom
    • Ag Literacy
    01/25/2019
  • Creamy Shiitake Mushroom Soup

    Creamy Shiitake Mushroom Soup

    On cold winter nights, a creamy, bone warming mushroom soup will leave spoons sad when you finish!

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Recipes
    • Shiitake Mushrooms
    • Soup
    02/15/2019
  • Brown Butter Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots

    Brown Butter Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots

    Carrots are a crunchy root vegetable that can easily be paired with savory or sweet ingredients, and when you combine the two, makes for an undeniably delicious side dish.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Carrots
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Recipes
    10/21/2019
  • Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

    Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

    Balsamic Brussels Sprouts mix sweet, savory, crispy and bacon...because everything is better with bacon!

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    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Brussel Sprouts
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Recipes
    01/16/2019
  • Meet Bryce Roland, State FFA President

    Meet Bryce Roland, State FFA President

    Bryce shares the goals he hopes to achieve during his tenure as a state officer!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    02/18/2019
  • The Farmers' Wave

    The Farmers' Wave

    In my travels around our tiny piece of rural Georgia, I pass many folks on the road that may not know me and I may not know them, but we abide by the common country courtesy of the wave.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Family
    • Life Lessons
    • Traditions
    04/12/2018
  • What's it like to be a National FFA Officer?

    What's it like to be a National FFA Officer?

    As the National FFA Southern Region Vice President, Ian Bennett will spend about three hundred days of the next year on the road, traveling over one hundred thousand miles and doing somewhere in the neighborhood of about sixty-five facilitated workshops.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Young Farmers
    04/25/2018
  • Collard Greens

    Collard Greens

    While these fibrous leafy greens are available year-round, collard greens are at their prime from January to June!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Collard Greens
    • Local
    • Recipes
    • Savory
    07/12/2018
  • Green Onion Pesto

    Green Onion Pesto

    Green onion pesto packs a peppery punch that's much different than the traditional basil version which tends to be more mild and sweet.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Green Onion
    • Local
    • Recipes
    • Savory
    06/03/2019
  • Farm talk with celebrity chef, Kevin Gillespie

    Farm talk with celebrity chef, Kevin Gillespie

    Here’s your chance to get to know Kevin Gillespie, the engaging Georgia-native who’s making headlines and garnering national attention for his unique and fresh take on farm-raised, artisan food.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • farming
    • Food
    • Georgia Farm Life
    03/30/2018
  • Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Cissy Bates

    Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Cissy Bates

    With help from two of our Certified Farm Markets, Thompson Farms and B&G Honey Farm, Chef Cissy Bates shares the perfect recipes for a wipe-your-brow, sipping' on sweet-tea, spring afternoon.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Entrée
    • Green Beans
    • Honey
    • Pork
    • Recipes
    • Savory
    • Sweet
    03/20/2018
  • Common Mistakes 20-Somethings Make When Buying Insurance

    Common Mistakes 20-Somethings Make When Buying Insurance

    Part 2 in the series: What mistakes could you be making in how you buy insurance.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Insurance
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Insurance
    • Life Lessons
    04/20/2018
  • Products We Love: Goodson Pecans

    Products We Love: Goodson Pecans

    Georgia is chock-full of products that are born and bred, right here in our great state!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Pecans
    • Products We Love
    05/18/2018
  • A 20-Somethings Guide to Understanding Risk

    A 20-Somethings Guide to Understanding Risk

    Part 1 in the series: What mistakes could you be making in how you buy insurance.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Insurance
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Insurance
    • Lifestyle
    03/26/2018
  • Strawberry Season is Here!

    Strawberry Season is Here!

    Strawberries are ripe and ready for picking across the state of Georgia!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Farm
    • Farmers
    • Spring
    • Strawberries
    • Travel
    04/02/2018
  • 5 reasons to get involved in Young Farmers & Ranchers

    5 reasons to get involved in Young Farmers & Ranchers

    Learn what involvement in YF&R means to current members from across the state of Georgia!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Farm Bureau
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farmers
    • Lifestyle
    • YF&R
    04/26/2018
  • Beef Cattle Production in Georgia

    Beef Cattle Production in Georgia

    As we have entered the Month of May which happens to be Georgia Beef Month and National Beef Month, it is a perfect time to highlight our beef industry here, the producers, and all of the many reasons why great beef comes from Georgia.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Beef
    • Lifestyle
    05/30/2018
  • Deviled Eggs

    Deviled Eggs

    Deviled eggs are a southern staple no matter how you slice it, dice it, mix it or garnish it!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • CFM
    • Eggs
    • Recipe
    • Savory
    05/15/2018
  • 8 Things To Know About CUVA

    8 Things To Know About CUVA

    There are so many acronyms out there, it’s hard to keep them all straight. One acronym that is critically important to Georgia farmers is CUVA, or the Conservation Use Value Assessment.

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    • Blog
    • Legislative
    • Tags:
    • Property
    01/03/2018
  • Sweet Potato Fries

    Sweet Potato Fries

    A different take on traditional fries that are tasty and can be enjoyed year round. Help us celebrate National Sweet Potato Month by adding these to your dinner menu.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Savory
    • Snack
    • Sweet Potatoes
    • Vegetable
    02/14/2018
  • Meet Tucker Felkins, State FFA President

    Meet Tucker Felkins, State FFA President

    Tucker shares the goals he hopes to achieve during tenure as a state officer!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • Farmers
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    02/16/2018
  • Brown Butter Pumpkin Cookies

    Brown Butter Pumpkin Cookies

    Fall has finally arrived in Georgia which means pumpkins patches and leaves are beginning to change. If you are looking for the perfect dessert to celebrate Georgia's harvest, look no further.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Dessert
    • Fall
    • Fruit
    • Pumpkin
    • Sweet
    • Vegetables
    11/29/2017
  • Georgia Olive Farms

    Georgia Olive Farms

    Whether used for frying, making dressings, or just flavoring vegetables, olive oil has become a staple of the American diet, and that increased demand has caused some farms in South Georgia to give this unusual crop a chance.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farmers
    • Jobs in Agriculture
    • Olive Oil
    • Olives
    12/13/2017
  • 10 Things I Learned Growing Up On A Farm

    10 Things I Learned Growing Up On A Farm

    I think it’s a well-known fact that farming is not just a typical 9-5 job. There's a lot more than just 40 hours involved, and you never know what temperature or weather condition you'll be working in. Read More

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Legislative
    • Tags:
    • Farmers
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Jobs in Agriculture
    • Life Lessons
    12/06/2017
  • Pickled Dill Green Beans

    Pickled Dill Green Beans

    Need a quick snack? Garnish for a salad? Maybe use up your extra vegetables before they go bad? Quick pickling is a great way to achieve all of the above and incredibly easy with few ingredients required. Read More

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Green Beans
    • Recipes
    • Savory
    • Snack
    • Vegetables
    12/27/2017
  • 13 Georgia Apple Orchards You Should Visit This Fall

    13 Georgia Apple Orchards You Should Visit This Fall

    Georgia’s apple season may begin in late August, but the month of October belongs to them. What originally began as a week-long celebration eventually grew into an entire month.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Tags:
    • Apples
    • Fall
    • Fruits
    • Orchard
    • Travel
    11/08/2017
  • Meet Hinkley Hood, State FFA Secretary

    Meet Hinkley Hood, State FFA Secretary

    Hinkley explains what drove him to run for state office!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • Farmers
    • FFA
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    • Young Farmers
    02/19/2018
  • Jobs in Ag: Education

    Jobs in Ag: Education

    Meet Matthew Darby, Agriculture Education Teacher at Northside High School in Houston County.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Jobs in Ag
    05/07/2018
  • Discover Georgia’s Specialty Crops

    Discover Georgia’s Specialty Crops

    Georgia’s specialty crops include a wide range of fruits and vegetables.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Fruit
    • Vegetables
    05/01/2019
  • Georgia Harvest Calendar

    Georgia Harvest Calendar

    Want to know what's available and when? Check out the Georgia Harvest Calendar to find out!

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Certified Farm Markets
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Agriculture
    • Fruits
    • Seasonal
    • Vegetables
    08/01/2018
  • Savory Ribeye Steak

    Savory Ribeye Steak

    Steak can be an intimidating meat to add to your dinner rotation. With this easy recipe you can make in the oven with a cast iron skillet, you will be adding steak to the menu every week.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Tags:
    • Beef
    • Certified Farm Market
    • Steak
    05/02/2018
  • The Dirt on Compost

    The Dirt on Compost

    Let's talk more about the benefits of composting, what not to add to your compost pile, and how to know what's best for your garden.

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • DIY
    • Gardening
    • Tags:
    • Composting
    • DIY
    • Gardening
    03/14/2018
  • Strawberry Fruit Pizza

    Strawberry Fruit Pizza

    We heard it was National Strawberry Day and thought there was no better way to celebrate than by whipping up a sweet treat! This fruit pizza is a go to when fresh berries are in season, and lucky for us, strawberries will be here before you know it!

    • Categories:
    • Blog
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Strawberries
    02/27/2018
  • Transparency on the Farm

    Transparency on the Farm

    Each of us is unique. We come from different places, work different jobs, and enjoy different hobbies. But one thing that we all have in common is food.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Agritourism
    • Blog
    • Tags:
    • Farm
    • Farmers
    • Social Media
    08/29/2018
  • Don't Rely on Guardian Angels to Stay Safe on the Farm

    Don't Rely on Guardian Angels to Stay Safe on the Farm

    Farm kids have tough guardian angels who wear jeans, helmets and steel-toe boots.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Agricultural Safety Awareness Week
    • Georgia Farm Life
    • Life Lessons
    03/05/2018
  • This October Make Time to Eat Together, Eat Better with Real Dairy

    This October Make Time to Eat Together, Eat Better with Real Dairy

    Recent studies link regular family meals (3 to 5 meals per week) with lower rates of risky behaviors, teen pregnancy and depression, as well as higher academic performance and higher self-esteem in children and young adults.

    • Categories:
    • Agriculture
    • Blog
    • Education
    • Food
    • Lifestyle
    • Tags:
    • Dairy
    • Food
    • Recipe
    10/03/2018