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February 2013


AgrAbility in Georgia has posted a video featuring Ruby Davis, Organic Farmer and AgrAbility Client. See Ruby’s story at With just a little assistance, Ruby’s Garden is really expanding by leaps and bounds.

On February 4, AgrAbility in Georgia hosted Dr. Therese Willkomm for a webinar on Tools and Tool Adaptations for Farmers and Gardeners with Disabilities. Space is limited. Register at

The Rehabilitating Farmers and Ranchers with Disabilities Workshop for occupational and physical therapists was held on February 12 and will be held again on March 28. Learn about this workshop and others at

Dr. Glen Rains was invited to speak to the Tifton Sertoma Club about the AgrAbility project on January 24. The Sertoma Club of Tifton is made up of local business leaders whose purpose is to meet the needs of communities through volunteer service. Their vision is to create communities of change under common leadership and with a common voice that will serve many in need.

AgrAbility in Georgia had a booth at the Southeast Regional Fruit and Vegetable Conference. This conference was held in Savannah, Georgia January 10-13. It is the largest educational conference and trade show in the southeastern United States that unites growers, vendors, and suppliers. Anyone with an interest in specialty crop agriculture is invited to be a part of this event to address food safety, specific commodity sessions on production practices and increased yields, and marketing strategies, all while interacting with key suppliers and growers.

Submitted by Cathy Walters