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Ohio Market Day at The Hills Market

 Jennifer Rene Ohio Market Day at The Hills Market

The Hills Market hosted their Ohio Market Day event on Saturday, March 10th, which featured dozens of local vendors providing product samples, prizes for attendees, free hot dogs from Board’s Head and workshop sessions. Photos from the event can be found below (click to enlarge):

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In My Garden: John Bannon in Olde Towne East

Anne Evans Anne Evans In My Garden: John Bannon in Olde Towne East

Backyard chickens? YES! You’ve been reading a lot about raising chickens in your own backyard the past couple of years. It’s a part of the local foods movement that has been gaining ground here and across the nation as people have been looking for ways to get closer to the source of their food. John […]

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Field Day: Joseph Swain Turns His City Lot Into Bountiful Urban Farm

Anne Evans Anne Evans Field Day: Joseph Swain Turns His City Lot Into Bountiful Urban Farm

You’ve probably seen Joseph Swain at the Clintonville Farmers Market where he sells his certified organic produce at his stand for Swainway Urban Farm. There, he offers a “a variety of gourmet vegetables, herbs, specialty items like shiitake and oyster mushrooms, Jerusalem artichokes, and sustainably grown potted plants and seedlings.” He’s been at the market […]

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Local Matters and Circle 77 Launching Food Co-Op on Near East Side

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Matters and Circle 77 Launching Food Co-Op on Near East Side

With the help of a $150,000 grant from The Community Health Funders’ Collaborative, Local Matters is working on the establishment of a community owned food cooperative on the Near East Side of Columbus. This area was selected for this project due to the lack of existing access to fresh fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods. […]

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Best CU Contributor of 2010 – Bear

Walker Evans Walker Evans

Columbus Underground has always been a community-driven resource and provides a space for locals to start conversations, post questions, discuss various current news topics and anything else that randomly comes to mind. Of that community, some contributors stand out more than others with well-worded, thoughtful, insightful and knowledgeable commentary to the topic at hand. The […]

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