Georgia Neighbors

Agriculture + Lifestyle. Discover the people, places and impact of ag in our great state.

Shop Local for the Perfect Father’s Day Gifts
06/11/2021

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!

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Food

Mason Jar Peach Ice Cream
05/19/2021

Mason Jar Peach Ice Cream

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, DIY, Food

DIY-Dried Strawberries
05/12/2021

DIY-Dried Strawberries

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

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, DIY, Food

Products We Love
04/07/2021

Products We Love

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Gardening, Lifestyle

Fresh Fruit Toast Recipes
03/26/2021

Fresh Fruit Toast Recipes

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, DIY, Food

Experience Ag on Trail 37
03/25/2021

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.

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Lifestyle

Farm Passport Tips from Real Travelers
03/16/2021

Farm Passport Tips from Real Travelers

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

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets

Our Adventure
03/08/2021

Our Adventure

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

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Food

At Home with the McCalls
03/03/2021

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. 

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Fresh Fixins with Georgia Chef Holly Chute
02/26/2021

Fresh Fixins with Georgia Chef Holly Chute

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

Candied Citrus Garnish
02/23/2021

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

It’s Carnival Time-King Cake Recipe
02/09/2021

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

A Mother-Son Farm Passport Adventure
02/04/2021

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

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Lifestyle

Retirees Live it Up with a New Type of Passport
01/28/2021

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.

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Lifestyle

The Perfect Cookie For Your 2020 Cookie Swap
12/10/2020

The Perfect Cookie For Your 2020 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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

Top Holiday Traditions You Should Try in 2020
12/02/2020

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Lifestyle

5-Bean Veggie Soup
11/20/2020

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

Farmers Make the Holidays Special
10/26/2020

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. 

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Education

Products He'll Love
06/10/2020

Products He'll Love

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

The Farm Passport Rock Hunt
05/27/2020

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!

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets

Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through Middle Georgia
05/14/2020

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!

Posted in Certified Farm Markets

Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through North Georgia
05/14/2020

Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through North Georgia

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets

Farm Passport: Your Summer Route Through South Georgia
05/14/2020

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets

Products She'll Love
05/07/2020

Products She'll Love

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

A spring guide to discovering Georgia Agriculture
04/15/2020

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

Make My Plate Georgia Grown - Brunch Edition
03/27/2020

Make My Plate Georgia Grown - Brunch Edition

Celebrate Georgia Agriculture with this brunch menu.

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Food

Celebrate Georgia Ag Week With Us
03/20/2020

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!

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Education

Maple Apple Pie
12/10/2019

Maple Apple Pie

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Lifestyle

Brown Butter Honey Garlic Roasted Carrots
10/21/2019

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Fresh Fixins Inspired by Chef Stanley Simon, Georgia Governor’s Mansion
09/25/2019

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Top Things to Fall for!
09/10/2019

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Classic Caprese Salad
08/20/2019

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?

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

Brown Butter Pecan Cookies
07/01/2019

Brown Butter Pecan Cookies

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

Strawberry Jam
05/08/2019

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!

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Food

Discover Georgia’s Specialty Crops
05/01/2019

Discover Georgia’s Specialty Crops

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

Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets

Pecan Pie Bars
04/16/2019

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!

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

Certified Farm Market Spring Bucket List
04/08/2019

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!

Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Lifestyle

Products We Love
03/19/2019

Products We Love

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Rebecca Egsieker
03/18/2019

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Let’s Be Frank…Certified Farm Markets know how to dress a dog!
03/12/2019

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Food

Growing My Community
03/11/2019

Growing My Community

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

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Education, Farm Bureau, Lifestyle, Member Benefits

Creamy Shiitake Mushroom Soup
02/15/2019

Creamy Shiitake Mushroom Soup

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts
01/16/2019

Balsamic Brussels Sprouts

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Holiday Gift Guide
12/05/2018

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Cut Your Own Christmas Trees!
10/31/2018

Cut Your Own Christmas Trees!

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!

Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, DIY

Pumpkin Whoopie Pies
10/30/2018

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.

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Who Grew My Breakfast?
09/17/2018

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Peanut Butter Whip with Apples
09/04/2018

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+!

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Food

Fall Events at Your Local Certified Farm Market
08/31/2018

Fall Events at Your Local Certified Farm Market

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

Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Lifestyle

Georgia Harvest Calendar
08/01/2018

Georgia Harvest Calendar

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

Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Food

Products We Love: Goodson Pecans
05/18/2018

Products We Love: Goodson Pecans

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food

Deviled Eggs
05/15/2018

Deviled Eggs

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Sweet Potato Fries
02/14/2018

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Pickled Dill Green Beans
12/27/2017

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

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

Brown Butter Pumpkin Cookies
11/29/2017

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.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, Food, Lifestyle

13 Georgia Apple Orchards You Should Visit This Fall
11/08/2017

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets