Local Foods

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Ohio Local Foods Week
Celebrate local foods during Ohio Local Foods Week August 9-15, 2015
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Local Foods

Ohio Local Foods Week LogoThe subject of local foods is a broad critical issue that affects every Ohioan and is of great public interest and need. Local foods programming includes issues related to food production, marketing, human nutrition, economic development, and others. OSU Extension faculty and staff are currently conducting local foods programs on many of these issues.

Learn how OSU is helping Ohioans - Continuum - Hunger Amid Plenty


  1. Garden to Plate

    Jul 29 2014 - 8:22am

    Salsa Gardening and raising your own food has never been more popular! But knowing how to harvest and make vegetables taste good is another story! In this short video, you will learn not only learn about the health benefits of tomatoes, but will also go into the kitchen and learn basics of making a simple salsa in about 2 minutes! For more information click on http://licking.osu.edu OR http://fcs.osu.edu.
  2. Planning a Food Summit? Our templates can help!

    Jul 10 2014 - 10:52am

    Checkout these great tools from the Urban Metro Advisory Team (UMAT)!  A Food Summit Planning Guide - for agenda and an event planning guide.
  3. eXtension Community of Practice on Community, Local & Regional Food Systems

    Jul 10 2014 - 10:44am

    eXtension Community of Practice on Community, Local & Regional Food Systems We are excited to announce the formal launching of the Community, Local & Regional Food Systems (CLRFS) eCoP!