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Marion Farmers CARE Breakfast - March 21, 2015

Published Feb. 9, 2015

Marion County Farm Bureau Farmers CARE Breakfast  will be held  March 21, 2015 at Tri-Rivers Career Center at 2222 Marion Mt. Gilead Road, Marion. A breakfast of pancakes, sausage, eggs, milk, orange juice, and coffee will be served for a cash donation or  a non-perishable food item between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m.  Farmers receive approximately 50 cents for the food items in the breakfast. Donated food...

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Kids' Corner at the Fest Jan. 24

Published Jan. 16, 2015

Have you made your family’s reservation for the Farm Bureau Fest yet?!?The Kids’ Corner is going to have a lot to offer. Early Childhood Education students from Tri-Rivers will be helping along with our great Farm Bureau volunteers and have great things planned. Mom and Dad, or Grandma and Grandpa, can attend cooking demos, safety sessions or estate planning while the kids relax and have fun! On t...

SAFETY SEMINAR - WORKER'S COMP REQUIREMENT

Published Jan. 16, 2015

Saturday - January 24   8:30 am   Tri-Rivers Career Center  2222 Marion Mt. Gilead Rd (SR95) Marion Four hourly sessions presented by Kent McGuire, OSU CFAES Safety and Health Corrdinator. Preventing on farm injuries, identifying farm equipment hazards, grain handling safety and first response to farm injuries. These sessions will be in conjunction with a six county Farm Bureau Fest and membership...

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Farm Bureau Fest Jan. 24

Published Dec. 19, 2014

Farm Bureau Fest: A Member Benefit Expo and Personal Development Opportunity Jan. 24 | Register by Jan 21 8:30 am to 1 p.m. Tri Rivers Career Center, Marion Cost: Free Join Farm Bureau for a morning of development, networking, farm to table cooking demonstrations, fun and more. Bring the whole family and find out what your membership is really worth. Bring a non member and receive a special gift. ...

$2,500 Reward Signs

Published Nov. 14, 2014

Please remember to post your $2,500 Reward Signs. If you are in need of one, they are available and FREE at our  office....

OFBF Farm and Food Leadership Forum

Published Nov. 12, 2014

2nd annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum to be held Dec. 10 The second annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum will be held Dec. 10 in Columbus and will focus on how Ohioans can effectively engage and improve their local communities. The event brings together members of farm and food organizations, civic groups, business, government and other sectors for a day-long event that features ...

Marion Officers and board members for 2014

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Mike Ralph, of Marion, will serve as president of Marion County Farm Bureau for 2014-15. Lisa Shumaker was elected as Vice President. Elizabeth Bender will serve as Board secretary. Chris Dunn was elected as Treasurer. Emily Buck, Scott Carter, Owen Case,  Lynn Clabaugh, Robert Gracely, Doug Hafer, John Hafer, Robert F. Imbody, Nathan Isler, Scott Isler,  Jacob Mantey, Michelle Mattix, Ben McKinni...

2014 Annual Meeting - Aug. 28 - All Occasions Catering & Banquet Facility

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Marion County Farm Bureau annual meeting was held Thursday evening, Aug. 28 at All Occasions Catering and Banquet Facility at 6989 Waldo Delaware Road, Waldo with 95 members, and guests present.  Delaware County Farm Bureau held their meeting at the same location. Prior to the dinner, a Candidates' Reception was held with Delaware County Farm Bureau members and several political candidates from bo...

Harvest Hustle 4 mile Run/Walk Sept. 13 was a great success!

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Sixty runners received a "Harvest Hustle" T-shirt and several gift certificates. A petting zoo, wagon rides, and a kids fun run were available. Thanks to all our sponsors for their support. Funds collected will be used for the "Farm to Family" presentations at local food pantries and other locations in the Marion area. The Farm to Family program provides information on preparing affordable and nut...

Farm to Family Program Dates

Published Oct. 13, 2014

Thursday - Oct. 23 12:30 pm Leapin Ministries - 287 S. State Street will be the next event. Sunday - Oct. 26  1 pm at ECO Center - 1757 County Rd 59 Caledonia OH is the next location.  Admission to the ECO Center is not included. Participants attending will see a live cooking demonstration and receive a starter kit of the ingredients for an affordable and nutritious meal.  The program Facebook pag...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Tim Hicks

Mailing Address:
730 Bellefountaine Ave., P.O. Box 936
Marion, OH 43302

Phone:
740-383-2158

Fax:
740-382-4581

Email:
marion@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Closed Tuesday.

Dues:
$68 per year for a family membership

  • Member Benefits

  • Working cooperatively on local issues
  • Leadership development, networking, social gatherings
  • Special savings from local businesses
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