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At Home: Eclectic Style in Westgate

Anne Evans Anne Evans At Home: Eclectic Style in Westgate

Alan Jazak has been a resident of Westgate for sixteen years. Before that, he was living in downtown Columbus in a twelve unit place on Town St. that he really enjoyed. But the time came when he felt making the investment in a home would be perfect for him. He looked all over the city […]


Philanthropy Friday: OEFFA

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The Ohio Ecological Food & Farm Association (OEFFA) is a grassroots coalition of farmers, backyard gardeners, consumers, retailers, educators, researchers, and others who share a desire to build a healthy food system that brings prosperity to family farmers, helps preserve farmland, offers food security for all Ohioans, and economic development for rural communities.


Home & Garden Show Runs Through March 7th

Walker Evans Walker Evans

The Central Ohio Home & Garden Show kicked off on February 27th, and will continue to run through Sunday, March 7th at the Ohio Expo Center. Guest appearances at this year’s event include writer Tracy DiSabato-Aust, HGTV stars Jamie Durie and Shane Tallant and Ace of Cakes stars Mary Alice Fallon Yeskey and Geof Manthorne. […]


Ideas for Tomato Tonnage


After you have made tomato sandwiches, salads, stews, and more, it is tempting to just toss the rest of your CSA or home garden tomato harvest in the compost heap. Preserving tomatoes is not that hard and you will thank yourself in the fall for putting up farm fresh goodness. Here are a few ideas for […]


Plant Soon for a Fall/Winter Vegetable Garden


Many people put their garden beds to rest after the tomatoes have ripened, but that need not be the case. Now is the time to plan and prepare for fall vegetable garden plantings, also called succession planting. It’s a great time to start gardening even if you’ve never grown food for yourself! If you want […]


In My Garden: Becke and Paul Boyer

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Becke and Paul Boyer have turned their backyard into a wonderful space that yields lots of food. They love having such a variety of foods available from their own yard. Some of the things they are growing include: raspberries, blueberries, black raspberries, blackberries, mulberries, strawberries, melons, zucchini, sweet corn, tomatoes, many herbs, swiss chard, carrots, […]


In My Garden: Dru & Jeannie in Italian Village

Anne Evans Anne Evans

Dru and Jeannie Simmons are not new to gardening. They have been participating in the Italian Village community garden for a number of years. But this year, the plot was sold and no longer able to be used as a community garden. Rather than give up, they teamed up with 17 other households to create […]


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The 6th Annual Columbus Dessert Festival Returns!