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Chick-fil-A Pre-Trip Blog post

Chick-fil-A has been running in Georgia since 1946, and has had its official HQ in Atlanta since 1984. The Atlanta HQ of Chick-fil-A regularly accepts families to tour and get some Chick-fil-A history, but today we are also going to see Chick-fil-A’s special test kitchen which is not usually featured…
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Griffin Campus Post Trip

When we arrived at UGA’s Griffin campus, I didn’t really know what to expect. I knew it was an agricultural research station and they were part of the University of Georgia, but not much more than that. During the tour however, I was given a unique opportunity to see the…
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Chick-fil-A Test Kitchen: Post Trip

After visiting the Chick-fil-A HQ in Atlanta I feel that I have a better understanding of what Chick-fil-A’s values are and the process they use to develop the wonderful foods they have on their menu. This was demonstrated as soon as we walked into the front office of their test…
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Ellis Brothers Pecans

Of one of the many locations we will be visiting on this Spring Break Tour is Ellis Brothers Pecans in Vienna, GA. Ellis Brothers began in 1944 when Marvin and Irene Ellis purchased the original 60 acre pecan grove. This grove has now grown and been converted in the retail…
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UGA Griffin campus

The UGA Griffin campus was founded as the Georgia Experiment Station in 1888. It was opened using a $15,000 federal grant given to the state of Georgia in 1887 as part of a national effort to strengthen American agriculture. Since then, they have been one of the nation’s leaders in…
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