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Buying Local Food Doesn’t End in the Fall

 JenniferBrown

A lot of people think the growing season ends in the fall, and therefore local eating ends there too. I thought the same thing; but it doesn’t. Last Saturday I walked to the North Market to get my groceries and found an abundance of locally grown food from The Greener Grocer and Bluescreek – Apples, Bacon, Carrots, English Roast, Mixed […]

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Farmers’ Market Facial Gives Local Food New Use

 JenniferBrown

Normally when I think and write about local food, it’s all about eating it. But a good friend of mine who just started her own soap making company gave me a new perspective about local food. “The farmers’ market food doesn’t just nourish your body, it can also nourish your skin,” says Celtic Naturals founder […]

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First-ever Local Foods Week Runs October 3 – 9

 JenniferBrown

I’m behind in my local foods updates but in addition to having two grocery store posts that need to go up, here’s some information about the first-ever Local Matters Local Foods Week, which takes place October 3-9. The week celebrates local food and raises awareness about the need to make healthy, local, sustainability grown food […]

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What being a Locavore means in Columbus

 JenniferBrown

Omnivores, carnivores, herbivores … oh my! So, most human beings are omnivores, meaning they eat both plants and other animals. While, carnivores, like many wild cats, eat only other animals; and herbivores only eat plants.

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Celebrate Local Food and Farmers at Ohio Festivals

 JenniferBrown

Summer and fall are a great time to catch county fairs and city food festivals. These events feature local foods, from local farmers. Here are some of the Ohio food festivals I’ve heard about – do you know of others North Ridgeville Corn Festival – August 7-9 Reynoldsburg Tomato Festival – August 14-15 Dayton-area Sweet […]

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Ohio Road Trip: Local Foodie Style

 JenniferBrown

The next time your family heads to King’s Island, Cedar Point or somewhere else by car, skip the highway. By traveling through small towns via state routes and back roads, your family can be introduced to fun little shops and lots of opportunities to check out local foods.

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Buying Local at the Grocery Store: North Market

 JenniferBrown

Local food matters, and it doesn’t get much more local than the Historic North Market in the Short North/Downtown area. This is my favorite shopping experience in Central Ohio. The energy in the North Market, the knowledge of its purveyors and the freshness of its offerings, make it a great place to spend a Saturday […]

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The Columbus Coffee Festival Returns!

The 6th Annual Columbus Coffee Festival returns on Saturday September 25th and Sunday September 26th!

CLICK HERE FOR TICKETS & INFORMATION