Meet Our Members

Discover the power of collaboration and join the rapidly growing GGIC community today! With over 70+ passionate members and counting, GGIC offers a wealth of valuable resources and workshops that are designed to elevate your skills and knowledge. By joining GGIC, you’ll gain access to a vibrant network of like-minded individuals, enabling you to exchange ideas, learn from experts, and foster meaningful connections. Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to be part of a thriving community dedicated to personal and professional growth. Join GGIC now and unlock your potential!

Jonny boy cookies

Jonny Boy Cookies has a rotating variety of cookies baked fresh daily Monday-Saturday in their brick and mortar store front as well as offering corporate gifting, local delivery, merch, catering and more. Take a look at their cookie flavor schedule to pick out your favorite flavor ahead of time!

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4 & 20 Bakers

Since 2011, 4 & 20 Bakers began creating specialty scratch-based desserts and have won a few awards with their “Designer Filled Cupcakes.” In 2014, the company moved from Upstate New York to Sylvania GA. They reinvented themselves with specialty diet offerings like Vegan and Gluten Free with a tent and cupcakes at local farmer’s markets. They quickly grew into a coffee and dessert food truck and was named Statesboro’s first food truck. Today, 4 and 20 Bakers has expanded with a Bakery/Cafe, “Heat and Serve” Casserole retail locations, Catering services to include a “Wood fired pizza” food truck and on-site catering at Black Creek Scout Reservation/ Reese Dining Hall.

920 Cattle & Company

920 Cattle & Company is a family owned ranch and butcher shop. They specialize in beef, pork, lamb, and eggs. They value quality, flavor, texture, richness, and depth.

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The Creator’s Garden & Apiary

Honey Farm in Metter, Georgia

Better Fresh Farms

Better Fresh Farms is the Georgia Grown Innovation Center’s first tenant in the building owned by the City of Metter. Their products are locally, sustainably grown non-gmo, herbicide and pesticide free produce for the Coastal Empire. They farm using hydroponics.

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Aly’s Restauraunte y Panderia is located in Metter, Georgia. They serve Mexican Cuisine and are known for their homemade salsa, chips, tacos and so many more delights that will have you drooling! Their amazing food, atmosphere and people make it the perfect spot!

Radd Rooster

We are a small business dedicated to bringing the best fertilizer to all of your lawn, garden, and Ag business needs.

Inventure IT

Inventure IT is a full-service IT & software consulting firm with offices Savannah, Georgia and headquartered in Dalton, Georgia.

BOGGS Rural Life Center

BOGGS Rural Life Center

A.C. Hauling & Grading

A.C. Hauling & Grading are DBE certified and have been serving Georgia for over 20 years. They pride themselves on safety, service, and excellence. Their services include land clearing, landscape work, commercial hauling, and much more.

EKC Farms

EKC Farm is a family-owned and operated farm. Their focus and commitment is to be one of the best Pecan Farms in Southeast, GA. EKC Farms is dedicated to producing and providing delicious high-quality pecans. They  strive for excellence in the lifecycle management of all of their pecan products, including harvesting, grading, packing, and shipping.

Hunter Cattle Co.

Hunter Cattle is a family farm located near Savannah, Georgia that grows sustainable, tender and mouth watering meats. Hunter Cattle is dedicated to animal welfare and treats all animals humanely and make every effort to raise their animals in a way that does not effect them, their land and our bodies!

Honey Please

Honey Please is located in Bartow, GA. We are owned and run by experienced beekeepers who have a passion for bees and beekeeping. We have several apiaries located in Emanuel, Jefferson, Johnson and Washington counties in Georgia. Our focus is on queen rearing and producing high quality queens and bees. Our customers are our top priority, and we always welcome visitors by appointment. Thank you for visiting our website, we hope to serve your beekeeping needs!

Lux Diagnostics

Lux Diagnostics is an innovative lab for cannabis and hemp testing in Georgia. Lux has the complete suite of cannabis testing to support the newly licensed medical marijuana cultivators in the state of Georgia. Some of their services are potency testing, terpenes testing, and residual solvents testing.

Three Tree Coffee Roasters

We use specialty coffee to:
Empower our Farmers
End Human Trafficking
Engage the Community

H.D. Drayage

H.D. Drayage and Container Services, LLC is situated in the southeastern United States, which provides us the unique ability and flexibility to work closely with Georgia Ports Authority & CSX Rail. We are more than just a trucking company. As your preferred logistics partner we are committed to providing the most cost -effective trucking solutions, best routing and best transit times for your freight. We can move your freight via power only, truckload, LTL- less than truckload, flatbeds, sprinter van, and box trucks. Additional services offered are drayage from the Port of Charleston, Port of Savannah and Port of Jacksonville, inland transport, Container Storage (short term & long term), Hazmat transport and overweight.

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Metter Pecans

Metter Pecans sell local Georgia Grown pecans. Their services also include cracking and shelling.

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Wild Georgia Safari

Wild Georgia Safari Park has become a favorite stop on I-16 for thousands of travelers. Stop by to visit our four-legged and feathered friends! 

Wild Georgia Safari Park is a year-round Petting Zoo and a Safari Adventure. At Wild Georgia Safari Park we feel incredibly lucky that we get to do what we love. We’d love for you to take part in the Wild Georgia Safari Park experience. For more information, get in touch!

Mama E’s

Mama E’s bakery is a small business located in Metter, Georgia that creates light, cheesy cheese straws that are perfect for any occasion. She also makes fudge, peanut butter cookies, cornflakes and so many other amazing treats the “old-timey” way just like you remember them!

Chef Patrick White

Chef Patrick White began his culinary career at the young age of 17. A few years later, he became the youngest executive chef in southeast Georgia. He offers a variety of services including serving as a private chef and catering for special events. He also offers a variety of community events such as culinary classes, workshops, and demonstrations.

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Camp South RV Park

We are proud to provide you an authentic farm experience on your next camping trip. The land Camp South was built on has been in the family for six generations. For well over 100 years, soybeans, cotton, corn, tobacco and pine trees have been farmed here – – first with mules and later with tractors. Some of the original farm equipment is on site. Oh, the stories my Momma and her brothers and sisters can tell you about farming when they were growing up. Surrounded on all sides by pecan orchards, planted pines, cotton fields, and sunflower patches, you can join us for hayrides through the countryside in the fall. You are invited to plant, weed, water and pick a few herbs & vegetables from our garden to enjoy. You can make friends with Suzy the Pygmy Goat, Teagan the chestnut mare, Minnie Muffin the miniature pony, several varieties of ducks and chickens during your stay with us.
I-16 Exit 98 * Metter, GA ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Call for reservations: 912-685-7668⠀

Right Turn Distributors

Right Turn Distributions was created from a passion to connect local agribusinesses direct to the consumer using cutting edge technology and e-commerce integration. We want to grow the businesses in rural communities, as well as bring the freshest local products to the consumer.

Which is why our mission is to nurture the hard work of the agricultural community by leveraging technology to distribute goods that fulfill a regional impact that will sustain our community for generations.

4 Fungi’s Regenerative

4 Fungi’s Regenerative is state-of-the art controlled environment agricultural company that utilizes readily available local agricultural waste and sustainable water and energy management to reduce costs and environmental impacts while also improving soil quality and food quality, building regional food security, and providing consistent availability by producing food and food cultivating materials 12 months a year.

4 Fungi’s Regenerative Takes Root in Georgia

Common Market

Common Market

Swanson Family Farm

Our family raises & secures the best proteins (meats) for you. All of our products are raised in pasture by us or by local families. All clean food, no pesticides, no hormones. Swanson Family Farm – grass fed beef, lamb, goat, pork & poultry

Designs by Felecia’s Florist

Designs by Felecia’s Florist creates stunning floral arrangements including designer gift baskets, memorial arrangements, wreaths, and bouquets. They also teach classes about floral designing.

The Wedding Ladies

The Wedding Ladies Statesboro, LLC. is a dedicated company who promises to execute all events in a professional manner and promises to uphold the highest standards of ethics. We will position ourselves to problem-solve our client’s vision through flawless execution of weddings, events, and special occasions. We will help create lifetime memories by carrying out personalized, state-of-the-art events that exceed our clients’ needs and desires.