2019 Georgia Grown Symposium

2019 Georgia Grown Symposium Registration Now Closed!


The Georgia Grown Agriculture Commodity Commission and the Georgia Department of Agriculture are pleased to announce the 2019 Georgia Grown Symposium being held in Macon, Georgia at the Marriott Macon City Center Hotel February 12 and 13. This year's symposium will be a two-day event with educational sessions offered on day one geared toward craft food producers and agritourism operators. Craft food panel discussions will include topics on growing your business, market and data trends, and e-commerce. Agritourism panel topics will include social media best practices, regulatory information, and customer service. During Tuesday's symposium attendees will be able to visit with exhibitors throughout the day who offer business services to Georgia Grown members. 

On day two, Wednesday, February 13, attendees will have an exciting opportunity to attend an all-day farm tour to visit agritourism operations in the area. Farm tour stops include Pure Flavor, Lane Southern Orchards, Dickey Farms and The Rock Ranch. Wednesday’s farm tour will include lunch.

Two forms of registration will be offered:

  • (Tuesday) Symposium only: Registration includes breakfast, educational sessions, lunch, and a snack break. The cost to attend is $50.
  • (Tuesday & Wednesday) Symposium and Farm Tour: Registration includes breakfast, educational sessions, lunch, and a snack break on Tuesday. Wednesday's farm tour includes bus fare and lunch. Farm tour tickets are limited. The cost to attend Tuesday and Wednesday is $100



If you are not a member of the Georgia Grown program, please visit https://www.georgiagrown.com/members/register to join today.

Marriott Macon City Center Hotel Information

240 Coliseum Drive

Macon, Georgia 31217

Reservations Deadline: February 5th, 2019

Hotel rooms can be booked by calling the hotel directly at 478-621-5300 or click here to book online.  

If you have further questions, please contact Kelli Williams at 404-859-9600 or by email Kelli.Williams@agr.georgia.gov.  

2019 Georgia Grown Symposium Agenda & Farm Tour Agenda