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southeast y&b farmers alliance @ georgia organics

tillfriends, networkers, good food fighters, farmers….

please see the various announcements for the plethora of events that the southeastern young & beginning farmers alliance is hosting during the georgia organics conference feb 22-23 at the georgia convention center. we’d greatly appreciate if you broadcast widely through your networks.
our newsletter has all full details of four events.
our facebook page and facebook events pages also has all events details.
full georgia organics conference details.
thanks in advance for spreading far and wide.
till it up!


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jobs for badass georgian organizers

Two positions available at Georgia Organics.

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, GEORGIA ORGANICS
Georgia Organics is currently seeking a full-time administrative assistant to work at its office in Atlanta. This position provides important administrative, accounting and office management for Georgia Organics’ operations. Deadline for applications is March 28. To see a job description, click this link.

FARMER SERVICES COORDINATOR, GEORGIA ORGANICS
Georgia Organics is currently seeking a full-time farmers services coordinator to work at its office in Atlanta beginning this summer. (Our current coordinator is transitioning to a farm based business.) This position provides important outreach to sustain and increase the number of sustainable and organic farms in rural and urban areas of the state. Deadline for applications is May 1. To see a job description, click this link.


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South Georgia “Growing Local” Conference

South Georgia “Growing Local” Conference

November 12, 2010 – November 13, 2010

8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Registration is now open for the South Georgia Growing Local Food Conference to be held Nov. 12 and 13 at the UGA Black Shank Farm in Tifton, Georgia!

The conference is intended to educate and stimulate the local-food and healthy-food movement in southern Georgia. Events begin on Friday afternoon with a self-guided farm tour, followed by an Okravore Potluck and Bonfire, and a screening of the movie “Fresh” at the Tift Theatre in downtown Tifton. Concurrent workshops will be held all day Saturday in two different tracks. The Homesteading track will offer such topics as cheesemaking, canning, and bread baking. The Growing Local track will offer workshops on growing, animal husbandry, policy, and the local food community.

A delicious lunch that will be as local and organic as possible, catered by chef and farmer Dan Glenn of Osierfield, will be served on Saturday. Continue reading


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A Report on Georgia Organics

This reflection comes from Greenhorns friend Anna Rose…

Dear all,

It’s been a week since I drove down I-20 and began my three day stint in Farmer Heaven, so I thought I’d give y’all an update. I’m writing this monster of a synopsis mostly for posterity, but for anyone who’d like to live in complete joy vicariously, read on. The last paragraph is less summary, more insight.

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