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Candace Dantes

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Urban farmer creates pop-up possibilities for rural producers during pandemic

Think of him like an organic crops curator. He travels above and through Georgia’s Black Belt Region, relationship-building and collecting the best produce to...

Class of COVID: BFN undergraduate research graduate earns highest honor at Georgia College

She ended her collegiate career as part of a historic class. The class of COVID-19. Jonesha Johnson, 20, joined more than 1,500 Georgia College...

CARES Act expands emergency funding for farm businesses

Facing losses during COVID-19? The recent CARES Act has provided additional emergency funding for farm businesses through the Small Business Administration (SBA). The most...

Manning one of Georgia’s ‘essential’ green jobs during COVID-19

He’s a nature and numbers kind of guy. Edward Morrow’s rural lifestyle has been about making critical calculations on behalf of the land: amount...

Reactivating a federal commission for Black Belt Region success

Georgia leaders and influencers met in Milledgeville, Georgia, to continue a conversation that started over a decade ago — establishing a regional commission to...

BFN founder appointed to first-ever Rural Studies Institute post

Georgia College & State University has named Dr. Veronica L. Womack as the first executive director of its brand-new Rural Studies Institute (RSI). "The...

The rural politician championing an agriculture, academic-driven agenda

It’s a strain to picture the 25- to 30-year-old pecan grove’s potential at first glance. Heavily twisted vines, random roadside debris and scattered leaves...

How Kaneisha Miller rebuilt the middle of nowhere into an agritourism destination

Major east-west route U.S. Hwy 80 once served as an early auto trail across the Southern part of the nation. Formerly known as the...

Former Army Ranger’s local mission supports healing, self-discovery through therapeutic farming

The daybreak air is breezy. The chickens are already clucking. Georgia farmer Jon Jackson smiles and waves as vehicles slowly enter through the gravel...

Gardener Ruth West’s tips to convert your backyard into an agribusiness

She cares for her mints over here. Spices over there. Fruit trees — guava, peach, pear, banana, apple and persimmons — back over yonder....

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