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Food Partners Work Collaboratively to Address Food Insecurity in South East Ohio

A recent article in the Athens News (Going Hungry in Athens County, May 22nd, 2017) examined the reality of food insecurity in our region. To address this need, Rural Action, ACEnet, and Community Food Initiatives are working to build a sustainable and accessible food system through a collaborative partnership. Carrie Carson, who was recently hired […]

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Opening Day at the Chesterhill Produce Auction!

Join us for Opening Day at the CPA. There will be a community potluck beginning at 3:00 PM with the bidding beginning at 4:00 PM. Bring your favorite dish, your shopping list, your friends and family, or just bring yourself! We are excited to kick-off the season with good food and old friends. See you […]

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Spring Consignment at the Chesterhill Produce Auction!

Join us April 29th, 2017 for Spring Consignment at the Chesterhill Produce Auction! The bidding begins at 10:00 AM on Saturday, the 29th. We will be accepting consignments beginning Friday, the 28th at 9:00 AM until Saturday, the 29th at 9:00 AM at 8380 Wagoner Rd. Chesterhill, OH 43728.

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Marietta Farmers Market 2017

Marietta Farmers Market

The Marietta Farmers Market on Front Street is set to begin it’s 2017 season on May 16th! The Farmers Market on Front Street brings handmade goods and homegrown produce into the heart of downtown Marietta, Ohio, and encourages community members to support small business, build relationships with growers and makers, and promote nutritional food choices […]

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Work for the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association!

    The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association is hiring! The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) has an opening for a Beginning Farmer Program Coordinator. The successful candidate will be tasked with providing technical support, as well as developing and implementing an ambitious series of educational programming, for Ohio’s beginning farmers, including […]

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Cherokee Valley Bison Ranch Workshop

  On Saturday, May 14, Women Grow Ohio will hold the Cherokee Valley Bison Ranch Workshop as a kick-off event for the 2016 Women Grow Ohio Farm Fairs! At this bison workshop, attendees will learn all about bison; feeding and nutrition, fencing and handling, breeding and calving as well as tips on building a successful […]

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Meat Inspection Seminar

The Ohio Department of Agriculture Division of Meat Inspection will continue its efforts to provide regulatory outreach opportunities across the state. The format for these meetings will be a scheduled two hour seminar consisting of an hour and a half presentation followed by a half an hour question and answer period.  The meetings will be scheduled […]

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2016 Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference Wrap-up Materials

Thank you to all who attended the 2016 Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference: Partnerships and Innovations for Successful Farm to School Programs! We hope that your time with us was able to cultivate knowledge, networks, and partnerships for you in your own farm to school activities. To continue the learning process, we have asked […]

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Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference Registration Now Closed!

Registration for 2016 Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference: Partnerships and Innovations for Successful Farm to School Programs is now open!   REGISTRATION CLOSED Join Southeast Ohio food system partners for the 2016 Southeast Ohio Farm to School Conference! Gather for a two-day, extensive conference that will cover all things Farm to School! Ohio Continuing Education Units […]

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2017 Chesterhill Produce Auction Dates

The 2017 Chesterhill Produce Auction Dates have officially been announced. Mark your calendars for this weekly, family-friendly event. The Chesterhill Produce Auction is a Social Enterprise of Rural Action located just outside the Village of Chesterhill in Morgan County. Each season the auction serves thousands of customers from throughout Appalachian Ohio, as well as customers […]

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