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The Farm Credit System’s commitment to young, beginning and small farmers in all types of agriculture was on full display at last week’s National Good Food Network (NGFN) conference in Raleigh, NC. The event brought farmers, investors, buyers and community leaders together around the growing business of regional food hubs. These aggregators of products from small farms -- more than 250 hubs across the country -- bridge the wholesale gap between local food producers and larger buyers. Read More
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