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Project connects Albany area farmers with communities

As reported in the Albany Herald: Southwest Georgia Project officials say healthy food options lead to healthy lives ALBANY — The Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education held a fresh food mixer in downtown Albany on Thursday to help connect local farmers/food producers with the community in which they live and to encourage healthier lifestyles through better eating habits. [edgtf_blockquote text="We are promoting the healthy food program today," title_tag="h2" width="80"] said Karen Lawrence, an ag specialist for SWGP. “These are foods that have come directly from our local...

Group to donate empty Winn Dixie store to Southwest Georgia Project

SGP plans to convert the facility into a farmers market and food hub As reported in the Albany Herald: ALBANY — An affiliate of Phoenix Investors, LLC, based in Milwaukee, will donate a former Albany Winn-Dixie grocery store to Southwest Georgia Project for Community Education, Inc. (Southwest Georgia Project) next Friday. The building is located near intersection of Radium Springs Road and E. Oakridge Drive. The gift, valued at $2.35 million, will give the Southwest Georgia Project, which is a non profit organization...