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A hundred lucky attendees to last month’s Atlanta Food and Wine Festival braved the sun on the outdoor grilling terrace of the Loews Atlanta Hotel for a master class in the art of butchering and cooking chickens presented by Springer Mountain Farms and Big Green Egg. Participating Atlanta chefs Rusty Bowers of Pine Street Market, Jason Jimenez of Kitchen Six and AIX Atlanta’s Nick Leahy concentrated on the sustainable benefits of butchering and cooking whole animals, specifically chickens from Springer Mountain in this hour-long seminar where students got to eat what they learned.  

Riverview Farms is honored as a Clean Water Hero by the Georgia Water Coalition at the Clean 13 Celebration

Riverview Farms in Gordon County was honored for the organic farm’s efforts to protect the Coosawattee River. The farm bordering the river preserves natural buffers along the river and fences cattle and hogs to prevent them from fouling the river. Their organic farming practices further prevent chemical pesticides, herbicides and fertilizers from harming the river.

Pine Street Market's Bacon Jam wins the top award in the Condiments & Salsas category at the 2019 Flavor of Georgia Competition

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Pine Street Market's Bacon Jam, a local favorite, is a blend of Hand Crafted, Pasture-Raised, Heritage Breed Bacon, garlic, onions, cider vinegar, molasses and spices. This versatile specialty provision can be used as a hearty spread for a cracker, a potlikker base, as a topping on a hamburger, a grilled cheese, or baked with apples to create a sweet & savory filling for pie or turnovers - the possibilities are endless.


Pine Street Market’s Pimento Cheese was a finalist in the Dairy Products category. A creamy blend of sharp cheddar cheese, cream cheese, mayonnaise, roasted red peppers, Pine Street Market’s Bacon Jam, chipotle pepper and other spices.

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