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Eat Right: 10 Restaurant Destinations for Ohio Summer Produce

 Shelley Mann Eat Right: 10 Restaurant Destinations for Ohio Summer Produce

Ohio is in the midst of prime summer farmers market season, that glorious time when the best of our bounty is ripe for the picking. Head to any of these Columbus restaurants to find chefs who love working seasonal produce into their menus. Barcelona 263 E. Whittier St., Columbus, OH 43206 Barcelona’s menus change on […]

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Guide to Farmers Markets Around Columbus – 2017

Anne Evans Anne Evans Guide to Farmers Markets Around Columbus – 2017

If you don’t grow your own food or already support a CSA, local Farmers Markets give you a chance to get some of the best home grown food around. Here’s an updated 2017 list for you to get the best produce grown here in Columbus and our surrounding areas. Happy Hunting! 400 Market. Every 2nd […]

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Consumers Have Some Choices to Make as the Local Farm Model Goes Corporate

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Consumers Have Some Choices to Make as the Local Farm Model Goes Corporate

People are paying more attention to their food. They look for words like “locally sourced” and “organic” and “sustainable,” and they prioritize restaurants with local authenticity over carbon copy chains. It couldn’t be long, then, before an entrepreneurial spirit would corporatize, scale up and mass produce the local farm model. BrightFarms, a New York-based greenhouse […]

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Local Entrepreneurs Are Funding Franklinton’s New Educational Garden

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Local Entrepreneurs Are Funding Franklinton’s New Educational Garden

When you’re growing up in a food desert, knowing which food is healthy, where to get it, and how to cook it doesn’t come as naturally as it should. Franklinton Gardens, the non-profit behind the eight community gardens scattered throughout the neighborhood, is looking to change that for the neighborhood’s residents. With the help of […]

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Mid-Ohio Foodbank Reaches 2 Million Pound Produce Donation Milestone

Lauren Sega Lauren Sega Mid-Ohio Foodbank Reaches 2 Million Pound Produce Donation Milestone

Tuesday evening’s delivery from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank (MOF) to the Clintonville-Beechwold Community Resources Center (CRC) will have the landmark two millionth pound of fresh produce in tow. The partnership between MOF and the CRC started five years ago, in 2011, with the Foodbank’s Fresh Produce initiative. The program launched after MOF started getting more and […]

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Farmers Markets in Columbus Ohio

Anne Evans Anne Evans Farmers Markets in Columbus Ohio

Current list for 2017 can be found here. There are some new Farmers Markets popping up around town, so it’s time for an update on where you can find local, fresh produce and more to stock your pantry and get the bests tastes of the season. Saturday, April 30th is opening weekend for the Clintonville […]

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Pocket Produce Bringing Healthy Lunches to Clintonville

Rebecca Wagner Rebecca Wagner Pocket Produce Bringing Healthy Lunches to Clintonville

Clintonville is gearing up to gain a new health-focused grab-and-go restaurant. Pocket Produce is will be opening its doors later this spring at 3496 North High Street. Owner Natalie Appelbaum, a former social worker, has always been on the lookout for filling, nutritious lunches. After her efforts to find the perfect meal proved futile, she […]

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