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OEFFA’s 41st Annual Conference: A Climate for Change

  OEFFA’s 41st Annual Conference: A Climate for Change

Registration is now open for the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s 41st annual conference, A Climate for Change ! Be part of an inspiring community of food and farm advocates during Ohio’s largest sustainable food and farm conference, which features: • Nearly 80 educational, inspiring workshops on sustainable farming, livestock, homesteading, gardening, and business […]

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From Reefer Madness to Hemp Utopia: CBD, Hemp and the Evolving Regulation of Commoditized Cannabis

  From Reefer Madness to Hemp Utopia: CBD, Hemp and the Evolving Regulation of Commoditized Cannabis

Join the Drug Enforcement and Policy Center and the Center for Innovation Strategies for From Reefer Madness to Hemp Utopia: CBD, Hemp and the Evolving Regulation of Commoditized Cannabis. The latest Cannabiz Roundtable discussion will feature a panel of experts as they discuss the challenges of regulating the unusual agricultural commodity that is hemp and […]

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‘Low-Hanging Fruit’: Dr. Rattan Lal on How Soil & Farming Can Help Save the Climate

Jesse Bethea Jesse Bethea ‘Low-Hanging Fruit’: Dr. Rattan Lal on How Soil & Farming Can Help Save the Climate

Dr. Rattan Lal’s world revolves around soil. And he understands, perhaps better than anyone, that every person’s world revolves around soil. Everything we eat, each and every day, begins with soil. There is, said Lal, a “direct relationship between human wellbeing and health of the soil and the land where they live… The fact is […]

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NEXT: The Future of Food

David Staley David Staley NEXT: The Future of Food

I’ve started tracking trends in agriculture and the production and consumption of food, and there are some significant trends that I have been following. It is possible that in the near future we will expand the number of plant species we consume. Today, almost half of the calories we consume come from just three grains: […]

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Food Sustainability Panel

Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Kylie Harwell-Sturgill Food Sustainability Panel

On Wednesday, July 18th at 630pm, climate advocacy group Defend Our Future will host an event in partnership with A & R Restaurant Group at TRISM in Columbus. The event is a free panel discussion featuring local food producers, business leaders, sustainability, and climate change experts all who will be coming together to talk about […]

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Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference

  Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference

Join The Ohio State University’s College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences for the 2018 Environmental Policy and Outlook Conference. The all-day, free conference (and webinar) will feature speakers and panel discussions on Water Quality: Pathways to Sustainability and Energy: Economics and Policy of Renewables and Climate Change. Hear from representatives from the Ohio Environmental […]

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Sunbury Urban Farm Connects Columbus Youth to Nature and Food Sources

Taijuan Moorman Taijuan Moorman Sunbury Urban Farm Connects Columbus Youth to Nature and Food Sources

Sunbury Urban Farm is just less than a year old, however its purpose is longstanding. Paisley Nash-Dooley, a member of the staff that includes Sarah Erikson and a host of volunteers, says that the mission of Sunbury Urban Farm is to cultivate community. “Our research and personal experiences have taught us that people who are […]

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