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Eating healthy in the Boro
Organic and local food advocates see increased interest
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U.S. Department of Agriculture technician Dan Evarts drives an unusual tractor with a tine weeder across a Vidalia Onion & Vegetable Research Center test plot during a demonstration for South Georgia Growing Local attendees. - photo by Special
Making their own kombucha and kraut, raising worms for the soil and searching for better tomatoes, people who want their food grown organically and locally are sharing ideas across southern Georgia. After 120 people signed up for the South Georgia Growing Local Conference, organizers had to turn away another 25 or so who wanted to attend, said Janisse Ray. She and her husband, Raven Waters, hosted the conclusion of the conference Jan. 14 at their Red Earth Farm near Reidsville.
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