25 Causes to Help Georgia Organics! — The Grime

#14 We deliver farmers collectively.

Via our annual Conference & Expo, Farmer Subject Days, Farmer Mixers and different occasions, Georgia Organics offers a platform for farmers to share data and assets, mentor and study from one another, and construct neighborhood.

#13 We might help you propose an off-the-cuff date night time that offers again to neighborhood!

This Tuesday, November 29, take your date to Farm Burger to rejoice #GAgivesDay! ALL Georgia places ALL day will donate 10 % of gross sales on to Georgia Organics. You would say they’re actually moooo-ving us nearer to our year-end aim! Thanks, Farm Burger, for investing in our future… from the bottom up!

#12 As a result of it’s #GAgivesDay!

What an excellent day to SUPPORT FARMERS! We all know that wholesome farmers are the cornerstone of wholesome communities. They heal the earth, improve meals entry throughout the state, and maintain life. From the soil itself — dwelling and respiratory — to the crops, the folks, and every thing in between.

#11 To be part of a beneficiant and passionate neighborhood!

Final Tuesday was #GAgivesDay 2022, and also you all confirmed up by donating greater than $15,000, making it a unprecedented day as we climb nearer to our total year-end aim as a part of our twenty fifth Anniversary “From the Floor Up” Marketing campaign!

#10 “With out good strong healthcare, then the sustainable farm, I don’t assume exists.” – Farmers Chris & Jenny Jackson, Farmer Members

In 2022, we enrolled eight new farmers for FREE Gold Degree Well being Insurance coverage via the Kaiser Permanente Bridge Program.

#9 The reply is within the soil (half 2).

Georgia Organics invests in farmers in order that inch by inch, the soil will get the care it wants. We help these farmers in order that they’ll develop in a manner that heals the earth, will increase meals entry throughout the state, and sustains biodiversity and life, from the soil itself (which resides and respiratory!), to the crops, the folks, and every thing in-between.

#8 To interrupt bread with inspiring legends and leaders of our motion.

On December 10, we hosted famend chef, cookbook writer, and meals activist, Alice Waters for a twenty fifth Anniversary Dinner for 68 visitors ready by a few of our favourite cooks. This six-course dinner changed into a neighborhood salon, with a passionate dialog unfolding about the way forward for our meals motion.

#7 Items made between now and Dec. thirty first will go twice as far!
We now have an nameless donor who simply pledged to match all presents made between now and midnight on Dec. thirty first as much as $15,000. Donate now and your reward might be supercharged towards our aim!

#6 We honor the contributions of our land stewards.

Every year, we provide awards to excellent members of the meals and farming neighborhood in three classes: the Land Steward Award, the Barbara Petit Pollinator Award, and the Farmer Champion awards. Land Steward and Pollinator Award winners are nominated by most people and voted on by our Board and Governance Committee. Collectively, we are able to proceed to uplift the robust work of our soil stewards and champions!

#5 Georgia’s land wants stewards like by no means earlier than.

On daily basis, Georgia’s land, growers, and communities stand on the mercy of ongoing and rising environmental pressures, social and financial gaps, and obstacles to entry. Deeply entrenched agricultural practices and insurance policies make these challenges worse, additional degrading the soil and entry to land and meals. In the meantime, the champions in our native meals system work every day to stem this tide. They make sacrifices to prioritize soil and neighborhood well being. They paved the way, displaying us that it’s potential to construct a future wherein Georgia’s meals is produced accessibly, equitably, and sustainably by thriving neighborhood farmers.

#4 Convention is again, child!

After a two-year hiatus, we’re thrilled to have the prospect to come back collectively for our cornerstone annual gathering that includes keynote speaker, farmer and neighborhood activist, Karen Washington. For 3 days, farmers, neighborhood advocates, educators, fairness activists, and local weather leaders will join, study new expertise, and generate contemporary concepts to foster a wholesome and sustainable meals system. Get your tickets for the 2023 Conference and Expo in the present day!

#3 Our model new Farmer Apprenticeship Program.

In fall 2022, greater than 20 starting farmers utilized for an apprenticeship to study regenerative farming and sustainable enterprise practices from established natural farmers. This program creates a pipeline for brand spanking new and starting farmers whereas supporting a cohort of farm hosts as they improve their enterprise capability.  We look ahead to choosing 9 prime candidates to launch into their work in early 2023!

#2 Our historical past.

We’ve been at it for 25 years. Together with your help, we have grown the variety of natural farmers and acres. We have instigated, cajoled, and convened. We have been a centering rock on which new native meals organizations and coalitions have discovered their footing. What began as a one-person workplace in a church basement has grown right into a dynamic 15-person workforce with a 20-member board and a community of farmers, companions, and allies devoted to a optimistic meals future.

The #1 Motive to help Georgia Organics: Our future.