Georgia Neighbors

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

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

2019 Holiday Gift Guide
12/10/2019

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.

Posted in 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

Get pump-kined about fall reading!
10/09/2019

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!

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture, Education

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

Fall for reading this September
09/16/2019

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.

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture, Education

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

Member Benefit: Ford Promotes Environmentally Friendly Auto Parts!
07/24/2019

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.

Posted in Member Benefits

Conservation is Key!
07/08/2019

Conservation is Key!

Learn how to conserve our most precious resources.

Posted in 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

Grow Your Summer Reading List!
05/15/2019

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!

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture, Education

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

Meet Dawson Adams, FFA South Region State Vice President
04/24/2019

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!

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

Meet Thomas Maddox, FFA Central Region State Vice President
04/24/2019

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!

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

Meet Brittany Braddy, FFA Central Region State Vice President
04/24/2019

Meet Brittany Braddy, FFA Central Region State Vice President

Discover the role agriculture plays in Brittany's life!

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

Meet Ava Jane Teasley, FFA North Region State Vice President
04/24/2019

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!

Posted in Agriculture, Legislative

Meet Doster Harper, FFA North Region State Vice President
04/24/2019

Meet Doster Harper, FFA North Region State Vice President

Learn what drove Doster to run for state office!

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

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

Georgia Farm Bureau Insurance – Being Different Matters
03/28/2019

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?

Posted in Insurance, 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

From Crops to Pops, King of Pops
03/14/2019

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.

Posted in Agriculture, 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

Leading Causes of Farming Accidents...Experience!
03/05/2019

Leading Causes of Farming Accidents...Experience!

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

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

Meet Clay Parker, State FFA Secretary
02/20/2019

Meet Clay Parker, State FFA Secretary

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

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

Meet Bryce Roland, State FFA President
02/18/2019

Meet Bryce Roland, State FFA President

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

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

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

A Few Ag Books We Love
02/07/2019

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!

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture, Education

Collecting Old Farm Trucks
02/01/2019

Collecting Old Farm Trucks

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

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

Cure the Winter Blues with Story Time!
01/25/2019

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.

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Agriculture, Education, Lifestyle

Broadband is not a Luxury, it’s a Necessity
01/21/2019

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.

Posted in Agriculture, 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