Georgia Neighbors

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

Fresh Fixins with Chef Jamie Keating: Coca-Cola Glazed Braised Pork Medallions
09/25/2020

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.

Posted in Food

Tomato Sandwich Four Ways
08/28/2020

Tomato Sandwich Four Ways

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

Posted in Food

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

Delectable Vegetable Quiche
06/02/2020

Delectable Vegetable Quiche

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

Posted in Food

Peach Tea with Mint
05/22/2020

Peach Tea with Mint

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

Posted in Food

Tips to Build the Perfect Beef Burger
05/18/2020

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.

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

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

Georgia Dairy Farms Feed America
05/07/2020

Georgia Dairy Farms Feed America

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

Posted in Agriculture, Food

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

Fresh Fixins with Anne Quantrano: Oven Roasted Chicken with Bread Salad
03/23/2020

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

A simple yet delicious springtime chicken dinner

Posted in Food

Back to Her Roots
03/23/2020

Back to Her Roots

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

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

Angel Food Cake with Macerated Strawberries
03/04/2020

Angel Food Cake with Macerated Strawberries

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

Posted in Food, 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

Equal Parts Science and Spirit
09/25/2019

Equal Parts Science and Spirit

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

Posted in Agriculture, Food, Lifestyle

First Lady Marty Kemp Helps Grow Georgia
09/25/2019

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Food, Gardening, 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

Macon Burger Week
09/04/2019

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.

Posted in Agriculture, 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

Preserving Georgia Greatness, Year-Round!
08/08/2019

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.

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

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

Peanut Butter Pretzel Bark
06/14/2019

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!

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

Green Onion Pesto
06/03/2019

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.

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

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

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

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

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

Drop Biscuit Pear Cobbler
11/28/2018

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.

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

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

This October Make Time to Eat Together, Eat Better with Real Dairy
10/03/2018

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Education, 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

Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Matthew Newton
09/15/2018

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.

Posted in Agriculture, 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

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

Collard Greens
07/12/2018

Collard Greens

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

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

Beef Cattle Production in Georgia
05/30/2018

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Food, Lifestyle

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

Savory Ribeye Steak
05/02/2018

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.

Posted in Food

Farm talk with celebrity chef, Kevin Gillespie
03/30/2018

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.

Posted in Agriculture, Food, Lifestyle

Fresh Fixins with Georgia-Based Chef, Cissy Bates
03/20/2018

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.

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

Strawberry Fruit Pizza
02/27/2018

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!

Posted in 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

Georgia Olive Farms
12/13/2017

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.

Posted in Agriculture, 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