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Vol. 44, No. 1

July 11, 2016

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Magnify DeKalb mobile farmers market 2016 Waller
Lyndon Waller, left, a DeKalb Mobile Farmers Market program assistant, and Rickeia Stewart, a UGA Extension administrative assistant in DeKalb County, are part of the team helping bring fresh vegetables to underserved communities in DeKalb County. The mobile market kicked off the first full week of June and will run for 16 weeks. (Credit: Merritt Melancon/University of Georgia)

Mobile markets

Rolling farmers markets help residents in metro Atlanta stock up on fresh food

This summer, the UGA Cooperative Extension is working in DeKalb and Fulton counties to build a network of food oases to help serve residents who have a difficult time finding fresh vegetables because of limited mobility, lack of transportation or lack of well-stocked stores or markets.

Bulldog Bucks now offers payroll deduction to faculty, staff members

UGA faculty and staff are now able to use payroll deduction to make automatic deposits into their Bulldog Bucks account. This convenient, new service offers customers full control on how money is added to their Bulldog Bucks account automatically from their paycheck each month.

New training program gives Georgia communities edge in attracting business

Kyle Fletcher is the one sitting in the classroom, but the new Georgia Certified Economic Developer Program offered by UGA is benefiting her entire community.

Summer forum raises $250,000 for Chambliss Fellows program

Colleagues and friends of former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss raised $250,000 in support of the UGA Chambliss Fellows program at an event held in Washington, D.C. Joining Chambliss and his wife, Julianne, were UGA President Jere W. Morehead, current UGA students interning in Washington and members of the U.S. Congress.

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