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Slow Down Wednesdays at the Clintonville Farmers’ Market

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“Slow Down Wednesdays,” a partnership of Clintonville Farmers’ Market, Global Gallery, and Slow Food Columbus, runs eight consecutive Wednesdays, July 11 through August 29, 4:30-7:30 p.m.

Veggie U

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On a recent visit to The Chef’s Garden I also had the opportunity to learn about their non-profit Veggie U. Based in Milan Ohio, just down the road from the Chef’s Garden, Veggie U is a 501(c)3, not-for-profit, that was established by the Jones Family in 2003. It shares space with the Culinary Vegetable Institute […]

Bienvenidos, Rick Bayless

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For most people, April 15 is tax day.  For us this year, April 15 was a little more tense:  It was the day we’d been asked to host a reception for Master Chef Rick Bayless when he came to town for a charity event with WOSU.  A modest little reception… all we needed to do […]

Fair Food – Fair Wages

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This week (November 18th-November 26th) is National Supermarket Week of Action, part of the Campaign for Fair Food. As one of the biggest feasts of the year Thanksgiving is an appropriate time for us to remember the workers who produce our food and thank them for their labor by helping to ensure that they receive fair […]

Local Foods Roundtable

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The Local Foods Roundtable was held at the Ohio Department of Agriculture on Thursday November 12th. We were very pleased to be part of the Roundtable because it mirrored our own idea for a Local Food Summit but at a state level rather than just Central Ohio. We were even more pleased that the event […]

WCBE Coffee Klatch: Locavorism

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Many of you will have read about our attempts to compile a food organizations database as a preliminary step toward holding a food summit later this year. It was therefore with interest that we attended WCBE‘s coffee klatch on locavorism. The topic of this klatch was timely with the showing of Food Inc. and Polycultures this […]