3 Porch Farm

Comer, Ga | 706 340-4706

Steve and Mandy O'Shea are pushing the envelope for farmers in the South, cultivating not only delicious produce and beautiful flowers, but also a more widespread interest in farming sustainably. 

5 & 10

1073 S. Milledge Avenue, Athens, Ga 30605 | 706-546-7300

The original Hugh Acheson establishment featuring a 'new turn' on Southern food. 


490 Pulaski Street, Athens, Ga 30601 | 706-354-8383

A non-profit community space for young children and their families to explore and play creatively. arrow is located in a large, craftsman-style house on pulaski street, right near the heart of downtown athens and the cobbham and boulevard neighborhoods. arrow is available to rent for birthday parties or workshops or classes, and other activities and gatherings.


Athens Farmers Market

705 Sunset Drive, Athens, Georgia 30606 on Saturday mornings, and at Creature Comforts Brewing, 271 W Hancock Ave,
Athens, Georgia, 30601 on Wednesday afternoons.

From April until early December, this market makes local, sustainable and affordable food available to the masses, complete with a fun community atmosphere.


Beauty Everyday

Athens, Ga | hello@beautyeveryday.com

Three talented women of Athens - Rinne Allen, Rebecca Wood, and Kristen Bach - inspire us with daily images of beauty found.


Bloodroot Blades

Arnoldsville, Ga

Bloodroot Blades build artisan and custom kitchen knives and other tools designed for everyday use. They employ as many recycled, personal, handmade, and local materials as possible without sacrificing the durability and functionality of the tool. It is their goal to manage their shops, resources, and waste in a way that acknowledges our vital relationships with our neighbors as well as the land. Our friends at Bloodroot want the chef, the home cook, and the outdoorsman to have the best American-made tools available, and they stand behind their work with an unconditional, lifetime warranty and free maintenance. 

Brown Parcel Press

3674 Carrs Station Road, Sparta, Ga 31087 | 706-998-8646

A letterpress and design shop comprised of Megan Fowler and her mother, Gaelle Boling -- much of their work is inspired by the farm they live and work on.  We have them to thank for our logo and branding!


Community Meat Co.

473 Smithonia Road, Winterville, Ga 30683 | 770-883-0167

Community Meat Co. is a co-op of Anderson Farms, Little Flock and Wagon Wheel Ranch, providing some of the highest quality, sustainably-raised meat on the market.


Condor Chocolates 

1658 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, Ga 30606 | 706-850-4803

A bean-to-bar chocolate shop in Athens' historic Five Points district.


Counter Culture Coffee

4911 South Alston Avenue, Durham, NC 27713 | 919-361-5282 (Headquarters)

Exceptional coffee sourced directly from farms they have earnest relationships with -- these people go above and beyond what the average coffee-fiend calls 'fair.'

Elm Street Gardens

Sparta, Ga | See also Sparta Mushrooms

Elm Street Gardens began as a vegetable garden located behind a historic house in Sparta, Georgia. The gardens were begun in 2004 as an experiment to see if the Curreys, the owners of Elm Street Gardens, could grow the vegetables they wanted to eat throughout the year. The gardens have continued to expand in size, and become more productive per square foot as the soil continues to improve. Two acres around the house are being farmed with outdoor beds as well as ten hoop houses and a heated seed house for starting transplants. 

Georgia Organics

200-A Ottley Dr NE Atlanta, GA 30324 | 678-702-0400

Georgia Organics champions organic agriculture and healthy families by empowering farmers to thrive, helping schools engage children in delicious and educational farm-to-school experiences, and making organic and local food accessible to all Georgians.



815 N. Chase Street, Athens, Ga 30601 | 706-354-7901

A farm-to-table restaurant in the historic Boulevard District, featuring great Southern staples and one of the best patios in town.

Let Us Compost

Athens, Ga | 404-805-0113

LUC is a full-scale composting solution that brings practical food scrap and organics collection systems to life for the home, enterprise and municipality. We lovingly turn compostable material into nutrient-rich soil. Soil, mulch delivery, and assistance with the composting process is available. You may see some of these friends at work, traveling by bicycle!


Moonflower Design

Comer, Ga | 706-224-8773

Flowers grown and arranged by 3 Porch Farm's Mandy O'Shea. Her floral design is free flowing and focused on representing the wild in what she grows.

The National Restaurant

232 West Hancock Avenue, Athens, GA 30601| 706-549-3450

In one of the best atmospheres that Athens has to offer, you'll find gourmet Mediterranean-inspired food cooked with local, seasonal ingredients and Southern flair.


The Pastures of Rose Creek

1051 Rose Creek Drive, Watkinsville, Ga 30677 

A fourth generation family farm that produces grass-fed beef, free-range chicken eggs and garden vegetables.


Recipe for Press

Athens, Ga | info@recipeforpress.com

Ultra press-savvy Amy Flurry lends her expertise to entrepreneurs looking for avenues to promote what they do.


Riffle Seafood

P.O. Box 247, Tybee Island, Ga | 912.832.5870

If you're looking to buy the best shrimp you've ever eaten, J.B. Riffle is your man. He sells in bulk only; minimum orders begin at 50 lbs.


R. Wood Studio Ceramics

450 Georgia Drive, Athens, Ga 30605 | 706.613.8525

One of the largest pottery studios in the country, producing pieces made and painted entirely by hand. 


Sparta Mushrooms

401 Hamilton Street, Sparta, GA 31087 | 704-796-5266

Shiitake, lion's mane and oyster mushrooms grown organically in a restored historical building.

Sweet Olive Farm

855 Parkview Rd Winterville, GA 30683 | 770-365-7782

Sweet Olive Farm Animal Rescue, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, serves as a sanctuary for rescued alpacas, donkeys, mini-horses, sheep, goats, pigs, turkeys, geese, chickens, a wild mustang, and dogs, of course.

A magical farmhouse and a hundred year old barn amid rolling pastures set the scene for happily ever after for our peaceable kingdom. Our friends at Sweet Olive offer opportunities for volunteer work, animal adoption, and farm visits for educators.

State Botanical Gardens of Georgia

2450 S. Milledge Avenue, Athens, Ga | 706-542-1244

As a unit of Public Service and Outreach at the University of Georgia, the State Botanical Garden of Georgia creates and nurtures an environment for learning, inspiration and engagement through horticulture, conservation, science based programs and lasting partnerships.


Treehouse Kid and Craft

815 West Broad Street, Athens, Ga 30601 | 706-850-8226

Here you'll find a host of thoughtfully curated toys, books and crafts for children, as well as art classes.


West Broad Market Garden

1573 West Broad Street, Athens, Ga 30601 | 706-613-0122

Athens' first ever community-based urban farm, featuring an education-oriented weekly market.