Tilling the Earth: Georgia's Historic Agricultural Heritage (2001) is a historical context for agriculture in Georgia. It examines the state’s agrarian history, identifies the types of resources (landscapes, structures, and archaeological remains) associated with this history, and provides recommendations for evaluating these properties for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. Read a 2002 CRM article about this context.
Agricultural resources are represented in numerous listings in the National Register of Historic Places. These are only a few examples of the many individual farms and rural historic districts in Georgia.
The Georgia Centennial Farms Program honors farms that have contributed to Georgia’s agricultural heritage for 100 years or more.