Georgia Neighbors

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

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

2020 Holiday Gift Guide
12/08/2020

2020 Holiday Gift Guide

If you are looking for the perfect gift for a family member or a friend, we've got the perfect thing for you. Here are a few items we love this holiday season.

Posted in Lifestyle

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

Celebrating STEM
11/06/2020

Celebrating STEM

November 8th is national STEM Day and I wanted to give you a simple activity that you can do at home or at school.

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Education

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

Celebrating Fall in 2020 
10/23/2020

Celebrating Fall in 2020 

Wherever you live in Georgia, we’ve got your fall plans covered. Fall is flying by, plan your visit today and don’t forget to bring your Farm Passport.

Posted in Uncategorized

Carnival Caramel Apples
10/06/2020

Carnival Caramel Apples

Create your own sweet treats with this easy caramel apple recipe that's fun for the whole family.

Posted in Food

Fair-style Corn
10/06/2020

Fair-style Corn

This easy treat will remind you of the fall weather and the Georgia National Fair.

Posted in Uncategorized

A glimpse inside Green Gate Farm
10/05/2020

A glimpse inside Green Gate Farm

It's a family operation at Green Gate, where they care for chickens and cow

Posted in Agriculture, Education

Georgia National Fair Lemonade Recipe
09/30/2020

Georgia National Fair Lemonade Recipe

Whether sweet or tart, this lemonade has something for everyone from eight to eighty.

Posted in Food

Copycat Fair Corn Dog Recipe
09/30/2020

Copycat Fair Corn Dog Recipe

Bring the fair straight into your home with these simple and delicious corn dogs.

Posted in Food, Lifestyle

'I Left the Land Better Than I Found It'
09/28/2020

'I Left the Land Better Than I Found It'

World-famous musician Chuck Leavell makes sustainability and forestry cool

Posted in Lifestyle

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

How Farmers Can Advocate for Their Industry
09/09/2020

How Farmers Can Advocate for Their Industry

10 ways farmers can get involved and make sure their voices are heard this election

Posted in Legislative

Teaching about agriculture is as easy as A B C
09/08/2020

Teaching about agriculture is as easy as A B C

Georgia has over 42,000 farms that grow anything from Apples to Zucchini.

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Education

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Crisp Georgia Apples
09/01/2020

Fresh Ways to Enjoy Crisp Georgia Apples

Nothing says fall like apple picking. Here are two new ways to enjoy the fruits of your labor!

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

A Livelihood and a Passion
08/18/2020

A Livelihood and a Passion

Set in the North Georgia mountains, Bramlett Trout Farms is a leader in high-quality rainbow trout production

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Pollinators
08/18/2020

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Pollinators

Get ready to “bee” amazed!

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Education

Vote Today in Georgia's General Primary Runoff Election
08/11/2020

Vote Today in Georgia's General Primary Runoff Election

Find the list of contested races in Georgia's primary run-off election on September 11 and links to learn more about candidates.

Posted in Legislative

Summer Grilling Tips and Recipes
07/23/2020

Summer Grilling Tips and Recipes

GFB thanks Charlsy Godowns from the Georgia Beef Board for sharing recipes, grilling tips, and the stories behind Georgia beef.

Posted in Uncategorized

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Ice Cream Month
07/13/2020

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Ice Cream Month

It’s summertime and that means two things- hot summer days and ice cream for dessert!

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, 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

Burning Calories in the Garden
06/04/2020

Burning Calories in the Garden

Get fit and grow a beautiful garden at the same time! Learn more about how gardening is good for your health.

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, DIY, Gardening

Delectable Vegetable Quiche
06/02/2020

Delectable Vegetable Quiche

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

Posted in Food

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

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: 'Wonderful Worms'
05/22/2020

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: 'Wonderful Worms'

This lesson is all about worms, and you may be surprised by what you learn!

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Education

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

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

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

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Little Red Overalls
04/28/2020

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Little Red Overalls

Are you read for a berry good time?

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Education

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Earth Day
04/22/2020

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: Earth Day

Celebrate Earth Day with Georgia Farm Bureau

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Education

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: And Then It’s Spring!
04/15/2020

Ag-Tivities with Lauren: And Then It’s Spring!

This week's Ag-Tivities with Lauren features

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Education

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

Ag-Tivities With Lauren: Celebrating Easter
04/07/2020

Ag-Tivities With Lauren: Celebrating Easter

Celebrate Easter with us with these fun ag learning activities

Posted in Ag in the Classroom

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

Celebrating Our Heroes
03/24/2020

Celebrating Our Heroes

During Georgia Ag Week, we are taking time to celebrate those who have inspired us.

Posted in Agriculture

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

A Few of Anne's Favorite Things
03/23/2020

A Few of Anne's Favorite Things

Anne Quantrano, James Beard Award-winning chef, answers a few of life's most pressing questions.

Posted in Lifestyle

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

Family, faith and the farm
03/23/2020

Family, faith and the farm

Laura Pallas and Cameron Phillips start new life chapter at Buffalo Creek Berry Farm

Posted in Lifestyle

At-Home Ag Education Resources for Kids and Parents
03/23/2020

At-Home Ag Education Resources for Kids and Parents

Get outdoors with your kids. Learn about how the world works.  Agriculture offers a fun framework for learning about science, math, history and more.

Posted in Ag in the Classroom

Grow Your Own Pizza Garden
03/20/2020

Grow Your Own Pizza Garden

Introduce kids to the magic of growing their own food with a pizza garden

Posted in Ag in the Classroom

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

Virtual Dairy Learning Tools
03/19/2020

Virtual Dairy Learning Tools

From the cheese in our casseroles to the butter on our biscuit, dairy adds flavor to our meals and enriches our lives. 

Posted in Uncategorized

The Story Behind the 2020 Passport Cover
03/18/2020

The Story Behind the 2020 Passport Cover

Featured on the 2020 Farm Passport is a real family who enjoyed the 2019 Farm Passport - Get their travel tips!

Posted in Uncategorized

Dollywood Celebrates 35 Years with New Festival
03/09/2020

Dollywood Celebrates 35 Years with New Festival

Dollywood’s Flower & Food Festival is a five-week event bringing vibrant spring fin to the Smokies in 2020.

Posted in Member Benefits

Women in Agriculture
03/05/2020

Women in Agriculture

We're celebrating Women's History Month by highlighting just a few of the strong women of agriculture who work tirelessly to feed their families and the growing world as well.

Posted in Uncategorized

Promoting agriculture through education
03/05/2020

Promoting agriculture through education

According to Heather Cabe, “The future of our livelihood depends on us telling our story.”

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Farm Bureau

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

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft this Tax Season
02/21/2020

Protect Yourself from Identity Theft this Tax Season

Tax season is also open-season for tax-related identity theft. Get tips on how to stay safe this tax season.

Posted in Member Benefits