• Summer weed control in pastures


    We’re in the “Dog Days of Summer” and summer weeds are beginning to bloom in pastures across the county. This often generates a number of calls on how to effectively control them. Keep in mind that herbicides only work on juvenile stages of weeds, which translates for most to when they’re below 18”. Once the plant […]

  • Farmers’ Market Report for July 4th


    Yes! Our area Farmers’ markets will be open on Saturday the 4th of July. What better way to celebrate our Nation’s birthday than using the best of locally grown products for your cookouts? So without further ado….. Clarkesville Farmers’ Market: Lots of heirloom tomatoes,  squash, cukes, chard, kale, cabbage, blackberries, hokkaido squash, sitao, tomatillos, zucchini, slicing cucumbers, […]

  • Abby J – A Brand and a woman on fire


    VIDEO: Community Matters featuring Abby J Abby Jackson is a woman of determination and when she sets her mind to something, great things happen. When Jackson decided to turn an old family farm on the Soque River into a flyfishing haven, Blackhawk Fly Fishing was born. Since 1996, Jackson has worked to protect and work the […]

  • Farmers’ Market Report for June 27th


    This week, there are 3  markets open. You will find anything you need for local, farm fresh produce crafts and more! Soque River Farmers’ Market: Opens Saturday for the season from 8am – 4pm. Abby J, Abby Jackson, is using the opening of her farmers’ market as the debut of her new cookbook, Abby J’s […]

  • Georgia Mountain Farm Tour


    The Georgia Mountain Farm Tour to is heading into final preparation for the tour June 27th and 28th. The fourth annual event promises to be better than ever. A perfect outing for all ages, the tour takes attendees on a self-guided view of farms in several counties that supply food to local farmers’ markets. Each […]

  • Growing and canning summer vegetables


    Summer has finally arrived. Hopefully yours is going well. The afternoon showers have helped to maintain soil moisture, where vegetables can become rooted in. This is also a good time to keep an eye out for foliar plant diseases, particularly on vegetables, since most plant diseases are tied to foliar moisture. We have also seen […]

  • Beef Quality Assurance Certification class June 18th


    If you are a cattle producer in Northeast Georgia, there is an excellent opportunity for you coming on June 18th. A FREE Beef Quality Assurance Certification class is being sponsored by the Northeast Georgia Cattlemen. The session will begin at 6:00, and last until 8:00 PM. During the session, UGA Extension Specialist Jason Duggin will […]

  • Market Report for June 12th


    Do you know why Captain America is so strong? He eats locally grown and naturally grown! This Saturday at the Clarkesville Farmers’ Market have your picture taken with Captain America! Christy Berry of Berryvine Image and Berryvine Farm will be taking photos so come get your locally grown and your picture! This week at the market, Summer […]

  • Profile: Lisa Loeffler-Pure and Simple Soap


    It all started with a gift from a friend and a Mother’s desire to help her daughter. Lisa Loeffler’s daughter,Larissa, was suffering with eczema and a friend had given Lisa a crude bar of homemade soap. It helped her daughter, so she asked her friend to teach her how to make the soap.”I was just […]

  • Market Report for June 6th and Recipes


    Summer is in full swing and the produce is leading the way. Summer favorites, tomatoes and squash are coming in. kale, chard, broccoli, cabbage, lettuce, onion, carrot,  squash, and beets with greens. tomatillos,  kos, fresh basil, parsley, chamomile; dried catnip, peppers, tomatoes, green tomatoes, strawberries, strawberry jam,  purple Cosmic carrots,  broccoli, zucchini, cucumbers, green beans, fennel, kohlrabi, […]


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