AG Experience Mobile Classroom Visits Fannin County Schools

The Future Farmers of America hosted a visit by the Georgia Farm Bureau’s AG Experience mobile classroom on Sept. 9-10 at the Fannin County AG Center. Kathy Beck, Feed Fannin’s vice-chair of Farm, Garden and Education, was invited by Fannin County High School FFA Advisor Rhonda Mathews to assist in the 36-foot STEM-based, interactive mobile … Read more

Farm and Garden Report (Fall 2021)

Summer is gone, fall is now upon us, and it’s been busy at the Feed Fannin Farm and in our partner garden. Produce donations to the Fannin County Family Connection Food Pantry through Sept. 30 from all sources (both grown and purchased) totaled just over 12,000 lbs. Our Farm-to-Pantry supplemental produce purchases will continue for … Read more

UNG Food Pantry ‘Lunch in a Crunch’ Supported by Feed Fannin

The University of North Georgia’s new Blue Ridge campus has implemented two initiatives designed to keep its hungry students’ focus on their academics, and Feed Fannin is partnering in both efforts. Last fall, while the pandemic limited UNG students to online learning and food insecurity became more noticeable to administrators, the non-residential school set up … Read more

New Produce Initiative Takes Off

Feed Fannin began a new Farm to Pantry produce initiative last summer that has proved very successful. In June 2020, just as the coronavirus pandemic was worsening, the Fannin County Family Connection Food Pantry stopped receiving fresh produce through a grant that had expired. Meanwhile, the pantry had been serving a record number of clients … Read more