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Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

  Columbus CROP Hunger Walk

Join us for the 40th Anniversary Columbus CROP Hunger Walk! Come enjoy the beautiful Scioto Audubon Metro Park and be sure to join us for our Send-Off Rally at 12:45 p.m. with an invocation, updates from the Mid-Ohio Foodbank and Church World Service, and special guest Mary Catherine Hinds: National CROP Hunger Walk/Fundraising Strategist for […]

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Urban Farming Meetup

  Urban Farming Meetup

Hosted by Modern Twist Farms. This meetup allows people interested in Urban Farming and Farm owner operators a place to meet and share interests. We are looking forward to meeting everyone and creating a place for Urban Farmers to share stories and interest. Discussion Topics Container Gardening, Air Pruning, Indoor Verse Outdoor Growing, Self-Watering Growing […]

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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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Acres U.S.A. 2017 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show

  Acres U.S.A. 2017 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show

From farming sustainability to climate change to personal health to food nutrition, soil health affects almost every aspects of our world. That’s why more than 1,000 farmers, foodies, gardeners and nutrionists will participate in conversations about soil fertility and regenerative agricultural strategies at the 2017 Eco-Ag Conference & Trade Show, Dec. 6-8 in Columbus, Ohio. […]

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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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