SAVANNAH, Georgia – Farmers and farmer groups who face the challenge of direct marketing their products to local consumers may find a solution in food hubs, and a newly created sustainable agriculture consortium is leading the way in Georgia to bring those infrastructures to the state.
During the recent Southeast Regional Fruit & Vegetable Conference...Read More
Written by: Julia Gaskin
Sustainable Agriculture Coordinator, University of Georgia
As I have traveled around the state working with farmers over the past several years, I have heard several issues brought up time and again. One of these is how difficult it is for small and mid-size farms to get their crops to a market.
We hear about growing demand for local food and the numbers seem to support this. For example, the number of farmer’s...Read More