Georgia Neighbors

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

No-Bake Pecan Pie Truffles
11/24/2021

No-Bake Pecan Pie Truffles

All of the flavor of traditional Pecan Pie without the baking time.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, DIY, Food

2021 Holiday Gift Guide
11/24/2021

2021 Holiday Gift Guide

If you haven't quite finished your Christmas shopping list, we have a few products to show you that we love and are created by Georgians.

Posted in Lifestyle

Pumpkin Pie Dip
11/23/2021

Pumpkin Pie Dip

Fall is the season for all things Pumpkin and if you want all of the flavor of Pumpkin Pie without having to actually bake the pie, you'll want to try this creamy, flavorful dip.

Posted in Food

Easy Cranberry Brie Bites
11/23/2021

Easy Cranberry Brie Bites

A simple recipe that packs a lot of flavor and looks sophisticated. Your guests will think you spent all day creating these little wonders.

Posted in Food

Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts
11/22/2021

Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts

This easy dish, puts a spin on plain ol' Brussel Sprouts will become a staple at your thanksgiving table.

Posted in Food

From the Armed Forces to Agriculture: Farming Resources for Veterans
11/09/2021

From the Armed Forces to Agriculture: Farming Resources for Veterans

Military veterans put their lives on the line to defend our country, but the adjustment back to civilian life can be a tough one. Find out about the many resources for veterans to help them learn about farming and even become a farmer themselves. 

Posted in Agriculture

Oh Christmas Tree
11/08/2021

Oh Christmas Tree

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

Have You Thanked a Farmer Today?
10/11/2021

Have You Thanked a Farmer Today?

Did you know that farmers make up less than 2% of the population, and somehow they’re able to feed and clothe the world. They have a tough job so today and every day they deserve our appreciation.

Posted in Agriculture

Reaching Beyond Rural
09/21/2021

Reaching Beyond Rural

‘Critter Fixers’ veterinarians share their love of unusual animals with a national TV audience.

Posted in Agriculture

A Fresh Path
09/21/2021

A Fresh Path

There are many words to describe her — owner, farmer, businesswoman, mechanic, steward — but the two she’s most proud of are female and first-generation.

Posted in Agriculture

Nora Mill
09/08/2021

Nora Mill

After 145 years, Nora Mill Granary proves that old-fashioned is fashionable once more.

Posted in Agritourism

Twice as Nice
09/08/2021

Twice as Nice

Two families with special-needs children find that ag delivers multiple life lessons

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

Barnsley Resort's Cream of Butternut Squash Soup
09/08/2021

Barnsley Resort's Cream of Butternut Squash Soup

The perfect combination of creamy soup, collard greens and crispy country ham. This recipe makes an easy entertaining meal in the busy fall season.

Posted in Certified Farm Markets, DIY, Food, Lifestyle

An Open Flame
09/03/2021

An Open Flame

Whether you’re igniting the backyard fire pit or stoking one at a camp site, treat yourself to an outdoor breakfast of steak and eggs with a side of seasonable veggies.

Posted in Lifestyle

10 Ideas for Your Fall Bucket List
09/03/2021

10 Ideas for Your Fall Bucket List

The fall season brings so much to look forward to, and there's no better place to experience fall than on the farm!

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets, Lifestyle

The Giving Trees
09/03/2021

The Giving Trees

Not only does the forestry industry generate jobs, economic output, and more than 5,000 life-sustaining products, Georgia trees clean our air and water in the process.

Posted in Agriculture, Education

Join National Read a Book Day
08/16/2021

Join National Read a Book Day

Join us for a moovelous literacy experience to celebration National Read a Book Day on September 6th

Posted in Ag in the Classroom, Education

One Family Shares Their Peach Farm Route
07/23/2021

One Family Shares Their Peach Farm Route

Let the GFB Passport be your guide to some of the best peaches in the Peach State!

Posted in Agritourism, Certified Farm Markets

Celebrating 84 Years of Georgia Farm Bureau
06/15/2021

Celebrating 84 Years of Georgia Farm Bureau

Georgia Farm Bureau began 84 years ago this month, and we’ve been through many milestones along the way. We are so proud of our history and our mission to serve Georgians. Take a look back at some memories that are important to us.

Posted in Agriculture, Certified Farm Markets, Education, Farm Bureau, Insurance

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

Celebrate Dairy Month with the Book of the Year
05/20/2021

Celebrate Dairy Month with the Book of the Year

June is Dairy Month, and in honor of this we have compiled a list of resources to help you learn more about a popular book and about the dairy industry in Georgia.

Posted in Ag in the Classroom

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

Plan Your Perfect Summer Break
05/19/2021

Plan Your Perfect Summer Break

As a Georgia Farm Bureau member you have access to more than 300,000 discount offers for local, regional and national brands. Learn how you can plan your perfect summer vacation without breaking the bank.

Posted in Lifestyle, Member Benefits

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

Simple Roasted Cabbage
04/07/2021

Simple Roasted Cabbage

An easy, quick recipe that is sure to impress your dinner guests.

Posted in 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

Georgia Ag Week 2021
03/09/2021

Georgia Ag Week 2021

Celebrate Georgia Ag Week with us through fun themed days!

Posted in Agriculture, Food

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

Four Spring Salad Recipes
03/01/2021

Four Spring Salad Recipes

Nobody dresses up a salad better than Georgia Farm Bureau's Certified Farm Markets! Grab your Passport and try these delicious salads this spring.

Posted in Agritourism, Food

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

Purple people pleaser
02/25/2021

Purple people pleaser

Red Oak Lavender Farm enchants visitors and lovers of the Mediterranean plant

Posted in Agritourism, Lifestyle

Looking good, doing good
02/24/2021

Looking good, doing good

Inspired by the gentlemen who were hard working in the field but dressed in their Sunday best for fancy occasions, Southern Proper is classic, courteous, crisp and tied like a well-knotted bowtie.

Posted in Agriculture, Lifestyle

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