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Statewide Organization Joins with Macon Neighbors to Hold Local Food Dinner and Discussion with Author of ‘Good Food’

In celebration of Earth Day 2014, Georgia Interfaith Power & Light has partnered with Centenary United Methodist Church and Macon Roots to hold a Good Food celebration in the Beall’s Hill Community Garden at Centenary on Saturday, April 26, from … Continue reading

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Macon Roots Spring Surge

It is officially spring and we’re holding a Spring Surge this Saturday (March 22) at all three community gardens in Macon. Volunteers from the Medical Center of Central Georgia will be coming out to the gardens to help lend a … Continue reading

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Three Events Set to Help Middle Georgia Mark Food Day: Supporting the Creation of a Healthy, Affordable, Sustainable Food System

MACON — Macon Roots is sponsoring three public events to mark Food Day, a national grassroots effort for healthier diets and improved food policies. The events include food demonstrations, a sermon at a local church and a free screening of … Continue reading

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GROW!, Documentary on Sustainable Georgia Farmers, Premiering in Middle Georgia at Local Food Dinner July 20

GROW!, a new documentary about young sustainable farmers in Georgia, will have its Middle Georgia premiere at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 20, during a local food dinner at the Cox Capitol Theatre, 382 Second St. in downtown Macon. The … Continue reading

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Macon Roots Partner to Debut Card Machine at Local Markets

Macon Roots partner Community Health Works will debut a card reader at two Middle Georgia farmers markets this week. The machine will accept credit cards, debit cards and EBT cards will now be accepted at Macon’s Mulberry Street Market and … Continue reading

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Mulberry Street Market to bring fresh foods downtown

MACON — Starting Wednesday, farmers from all across middle Georgia will be bringing produce and meats to Downtown Macon each week from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The Mulberry Street Market, a partnership between Community Health Works, Macon Roots and the … Continue reading

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Community Screening of Food, Inc. to address Macon’s high obesity/diabetes rates and poor nutritious food access

MACON — Bibb County faces startling health realities: nearly 13 percent of adults have diabetes, and more than 30 percent are obese and the rate of preschool obesity is 12.1 percent. To address these issues, Macon Roots will host a … Continue reading

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