About Georgia Grown

We help new agribusinesses grow and established agribusinesses thrive by bringing producers, processors, suppliers, distributors, retailers, agritourism and consumers together in one powerful, statewide community.

What does it mean to be Georgia Grown?

Georgia Grown members are certified local producers, representing our great state. By joining, you can add your business to a statewide searchable list and increase your exposure to potential customers, suppliers and partners. We grow better, together.

Green thumbs and then some

Why buy Georgia Grown?

Support local businesses

Together, we help build or communities and their economies – providing income to thousands of residents.

Bring Georgians together

We're known for our Southern hospitality, the warm welcome provided to travelers and tourists. Same goes for our neighbors.

Protect the environment

We promote responsibility and sustainability, not just through words but through our actions.

Taste the difference

We offer the perfect soil and climate to grow a variety of produce. Through member collaborations, it gets even better.

We have deep roots in sustainability, quality and integrity. So do our members.

The Georgia Grown brand is desired by business and consumers who want to buy and promote Georgia’s locally grown products. Complete your free business profile, become a member and promote your business as Georgia Grown!

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MERCIER ORCHARDS | GEORGIA GROWN PRODUCER

"The GG program has increased the demand for local apples tremendously. We now have access to institutional markets such as schools, where nutritionists are requesting Georgia apples, and a lot of chain stores want to feature locally grown fruit."

– Tim Mercier, Owner

SOUTHERN STRAWS | GEORGIA GROWN PRODUCER

“Georgia Grown has been such a great partner with us, in helping us grow the business through relationships, meeting people, conferences, and getting our product out there to all the retail stores. We love Georgia Grown; it’s been awesome!”

– Margaret Amos, Owner

THE SALT TABLE | GEORGIA GROWN PRODUCER

“Our growth and our success are largely due to the help we’ve received from Georgia Grown and we hope that all the other members will take advantage of the many marketing opportunities available within the program.”

– Dave Legasse, Owner

Commissioner Gary W Black

Meet Commissioner Gary W. Black

For more than 38 years, Gary W. Black has championed sound state and federal policies impacting food safety, science-based environmental stewardship and agricultural marketing. Now beginning his third term, Commissioner Black remains committed to fostering growth in Georgia’s number one industry.

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Georgia Grown Commodity Commission

One of 12 farmer-funded, self-help programs created by Georgia statute — and totally dedicated to our members. The commission ensures that your dues stay in the Georgia Grown program and are used solely for the promotion, education and research of locally grown products and related businesses.

Our Commodity Commissioners:

  • Dave Legasse
  • Sheila Rice