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In case you missed it, the local food movement is gaining followers, not just among foodies but also among a growing number of mainstream consumers. The food industry has taken note and grocery stores and restaurants alike are highlighting ingredients sourced from local producers. Read More
December is usually chock full of fun and festivities, but can also bring a long list of tasks to finish before the year winds down. Take a break and join us as we look forward to this month’s holidays and look back over the past year and beyond. Read More
More than 56,000 kids across South Georgia may go to bed hungry tonight and one in three children in that area live in homes where having enough to eat is a daily struggle. Farm Credit is dedicated to making a difference in the communities we serve and, and is proud to announce that the inaugural Farm Credit Harvest Festival at the Sunbelt Ag Expo raised nearly $3,000 to support Second Harvest of South Georgia and its programs to end hunger in the area. Read More
United States Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack has proclaimed August 4-10, 2013 as National Farmers Market Week. In celebration, Farm Credit is recognizing a few producers who are committed to bringing their local products to market week after week throughout the summer. Unless you pick it yourself, you won’t find produce much fresher than what you find at one of the growing number of local farmers’ market. In 2012, the U.S. was home to nearly 8,000 farmers markets throughout the country, an increase of more than 9 percent from 2011. Read More