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Women Grow Ohio Planning 2016 Farm Fairs!

Women Grow Ohio is a collective of women farmers who work to showcase women who farm. Gather with women farmers in the Buckeye State to participate in Farm Tours, Informational Sessions, Networking, and Fun! Farm Fairs will be held in three different regions of the state, with a host farm acting as the convening Farm Fair […]

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Marietta Farmers Market to Open!

Marietta Farmers Market

The new Marietta Farmers Market “The Farmers Market on Front Street” is set to begin it’s inaugural season this May! According to market coordinators, “[The Farmers Market on Front Street aims] to host a thriving, successful, authentic farmers market in the heart of Downtown Marietta, Ohio that features only agricultural, horticultural, food items or craft […]

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2016 Chesterhill Produce Auction Dates

The 2016 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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2016 Chesterhill Produce Auction Growers Meetings Set!

2016 Chesterhill Produce Auction Growers Meetings Dates have officially been set! Mark your calendars. If you are a current Chesterhill Produce Auction Grower, have grown in the past, or want to grow in the future, please join us at our monthly off-season Growers Meetings! These meetings bring together growers from across the region to discuss the […]

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Spotlight: Athens Food Policy Council

Have you been interested in getting involved in local food in Athens, Ohio? Are you looking for a way to promote a healthy food system in Southeast Ohio? The Athens Food Policy Council may be the organization for you. The Athens Regional Food Policy Council’s mission is to grow healthy, equitable, and sustainable food systems […]

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Southeast Ohio Seed Savers Company in Full Swing!

Southeast Ohio Seed Savers (SOSS) is a micro-regional seed company working to create a secure local seed system for future generations by incentivizing and celebrating regional seed saving. The new business initiative believes that sustainable food security starts at the beginning with locally sourced, regionally hardy and genetically unique seeds. SOSS began as a group of […]

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2015 Chesterhill Produce Auction Season Comes to a Close

    Thank you to all who made the 2015 CPA season a success! This year, we were able to increase yearly sales by 10% for local farmers in Southeast Ohio! By supporting the local food system in 2015, you supported small farm businesses for over 150 growers in the area. Visit this website for […]

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Winter 2015 Season Creation High Tunnel Workshops Now Open!

Rural Action and Green Edge Organic Gardens are partnering on a series of intensive on-farm workshops. The workshops are held at Green Edge Organic Gardens (16232 Henry Rd. Amesville, Ohio 45711). Sessions begin at the Amesville Grange Hall (17486 State St. Amesville, Ohio 45711) then go to the farm and end at 4:00 pm. These […]

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