Helen Arts & Heritage Center
25 Chattahoochee Strasse
Art Gallery and History Museum and Pottery Studio – Local Non-Profit Organization – Local artists of the northeast Georgia mountains display their work here. Artwork ranges from oil paintings, acrylics and watercolors to pottery and glass and many things in between.
2nd Annual GEORGIA MOUNTAINS FARM TOUR
June 15-16, 2013
1:00 – 6:00 p.m.
“Don’t miss the best opportunity of the year to visit some of the coolest small scale, sustainable farms throughout the North Georgia Mountains and neighboring states.”
Mountain Conservation Trust
104 North Main Street
Jasper, Ga. 30143
“Providing consultation and community guidance for implementing regional conservation and historic preservation plans within the Sautee Nacoochee Valley and historic district (Upper Chattahoochee).”
Hillside Orchard Farms
105 Mitcham Circle
Tiger, GA 30576
They have several events throughout the year. Go to their website for details.
Kim and Larry Jensen
2528 Rickman Airfield Rd.
Clayton, Ga. 30525
“Glory Seeds is a farm and a nonprofit that seeks to educate people about eating healthy. We donate 50% of our food to people who are struggling financially. Come by and visit us on the farm or at the Simply Homegrown Farmers Market.”
Georgia Mountains Foodways Alliance
220 Beachwood Dr.
“We are a statewide non-profit organization dedicated to the celebration, promotion and preservation of the authentic food culture of the Georgia Mountains. We are an organization of farmers, producers, vintners, inquisitive eaters, good cooks, culinary historians, chefs, food journalists, restaurateurs, culinary tourists, artisans and manufacturers.
“Our alliance encompasses a field to table spectrum from agriculture to fine dining, with emphasis on all the specialty foods, farm markets, diners and hands-on restaurants in between that are so dear to the hearts of southerners who love fresh and local food.
“The Georgia Mountains Foodways Alliance is dedicated to the development and promotion of the local food culture and small businesses from field to table. The Alliance identifies and nurtures Georgia’s varied community culinary heritages through education, networking, public relations, regional cooperation and the sponsoring and promotion of local food and local wine events.”
Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project
306 West Haywood St.
Asheville, NC 28801