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Opinion: 5 Takeaways From The Holy Chicken Incident

Michael Jones Michael Jones Opinion: 5 Takeaways From The Holy Chicken Incident

Morgan Spurlock’s website lists his occupation as “writer, director and producer”. It could just as easily note, “raconteur, merry prankster and provocateur” based on past history. What hasn’t always been clear is his investigative methodology and the lengths that he is willing to go to prove a point. Spurlock’s announcement last week that his four […]

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Greener Grocer Closing at North Market

Walker Evans Walker Evans Greener Grocer Closing at North Market

The North Market will be losing a very important retailer at the end of the year when the Greener Grocer closes after six years in business. The business provides the market with much of its fresh produce and grocery items, and is located very prominently inside the main entrance of the building. Thankfully, it sounds […]

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Local Matters Announces Michelle Moskowitz Brown as New Director

Walker Evans Walker Evans Local Matters Announces Michelle Moskowitz Brown as New Director

Local food nonprofit Local Matters announced today the appointment of Michelle Moskowitz Brown to the position of Executive Director, replacing long-time director Michael Jones. Jones will move to the position of Board Chair at Local Matters as a part of a strategic realignment at the organization. The new plan calls for the organization to expand […]

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Michael Jones and the Bexley Community Book Club to focus on mindful eating

 Brenda Layman

Michael Jones, Executive Director of Local Matters, a Columbus non-profit with a mission of promoting healthful, locally-produced foods, will speak on “Vegetarianism and Sustainable Eating” at the Bexley Community Book Club meeting on March 1 at 7 pm, at the Bexley Public Library, 2411 E. Main St. in Bexley. The group plans to discuss Jonathan […]

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CU Podcast #27: Local Matters & Greener Grocer

Walker Evans Walker Evans

In this week’s podcast we sit down with Michael Jones, Executive Director of Local Matters and owner of The Greener Grocer located in the North Market. Michael discusses several of the local food programs that these entities provide to Central Ohio, as well as some of the changing national trends in sustainability, urban farming, and […]

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