Georgia Grown Innovation Center Brings Entrepreneurial Opportunity to Metter and Beyond

This week, we highlight the Georgia Grown Innovation Center (GGIC), an agricultural-focused business incubator in Metter, GA that has brought growth, tourism, and prosperity to the region. The center is the first “Georgia Grown Community” in the state. Heidi Jeffers is the Director of Economic Development for the City of Metter and has worked with the Georgia Grown Innovation Center since 2017. In a recent conversation with The Creative Coast, Jeffers described how the GGIC first got its start and how the organization has helped the City of Metter expand its agricultural sector.

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