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Past fair fun

Richland Farm Bureau seeking Fair Interns

Published Jul. 21, 2014

Richland County Farm Bureau is looking to hire one to three (1-3) Fair Ambassador Interns for the 2014 Richland County Fair. This paid position will require an Ambassador to set up the displays, work scheduled days of the fair from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., and help tear down displays and activities. Total hours worked will not be in excess of fifty (50) hours over the nine (9) day period beginning August...

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Farm to Plate - Featured farmer June 28

Published Jun. 27, 2014

This week's featured farmer at the market is David Ernst. He likes to stay in the background, but we have pulled him out because without his efforts and cooperation, we wouldn’t have had all the wonderful items for our chefs to cook!  David is 5th generation farmer and runs a certified organic mixed vegetable farm on a portion of his family's farm in Shelby. He is the market manager at the Shelby ...

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June 28 Farm to Plate with Chef Rob Fighter

Published Jun. 27, 2014

Chef Rob Fighter began his cooking career in Mansfield where he rose up quickly through the ranks at several local establishments before moving to Columbus shortly after high school. After further developing his skills at several prominent hotels and restaurants Rob moved South to Orlando where he began his journey through several properties with Hyatt Hotels. Following a formal Executive Chef's a...

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Farm to Plate dates set for 2014

Published May. 8, 2014

Thinking about fresh summer foods? The Hazelgrove Community Council is! It has set dates and is rounding up the chefs for round two of @RichlandCountyFarmToPlate! 2014 Saturday dates: June 28 - Chef Rob Fighter, R.S. Hanline and Shelby Country Club July 19 - Chef Ed Pickens, Cafe on Main Aug. 2 - Chef Michael Morton, Ontario Event Center, Brown Derby Roadhouse  Aug. 23 - Chef Greg Brandes, OhioHea...

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Summer Leadership Camp is June 20-23

Published May. 6, 2014

Ohio Farm Bureau will again be partnering with Ohio FFA to hold the Ohio Leadership Camp. It will be held June 20-23 at Ohio FFA Camp in Carrollton. The cost is $140 per camper. Ohio Leadership camp allows students to build their leadership skills, participate in team bonding tasks and create friendships with other youth from across Ohio.   Campers must be high school students for the upcoming sch...

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Bellville Street Fair Tagging Date Set - July 13

Published May. 6, 2014

There will be some changes at the 2014 Bellville Street Fair with livestock entries. The livestock directors of the fair board are trying very hard to get the word out. They know that change is difficult, but they are hopeful that by sharing the information early the pain of change will be easier for everyone. Attached are  the Livestock Rules, Classes, and Livestock Entry Form. Please print, make...

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The new Shelby High cafeteria was filled most of the morning!

Farmers Share Breakfast set records!

Published Mar. 19, 2014

To All Participants of the Farmer’s Share Breakfast held at the Shelby High School on February 22, On behalf of the Farm Bureau Board, the Farmer’s Share Breakfast committee and myself, I would like to personally take this time to thank you for your help and participation that made this year’s Farmer’s Share Breakfast a HUGE success.   It was through all these great efforts that we were able to ra...

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County Scholarship Applications Due April 30

Published Mar. 14, 2014

Richland County Farm Bureau is pleased to announce it will award two $500 scholarships for the school year 2014-2015. An applicant must be a child or dependent of a member of the Richland County Farm Bureau and a graduating senior or current college student. Please see the attached pdf for additional requirements and application. Word versions of the application are available by email request. App...

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Ohio Safety Congress March 25 to 27 in Columbus

Published Feb. 26, 2014

The Ohio Bureau of Workers' Compensation (BWC) Safety Congress & Expo will be held from March 25 to March 27 at the Columbus Convention Center.  The annual convention will continue its tradition of assisting employers by instilling a culture of safety through the theme of finding Your Pathway to Safety.  Details from CompManagement...

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Get Ready for FRESH Local Foods!

Published Feb. 14, 2014

I can't wait for this winter to end and to be able to eat garden fresh foods again! To get you ready there are several great programs coming up in the next month or so. Local programs hosted by NECIC and/or our Raising Richland garden network partners: * Feb. 20:  Growing Raspberries and Blackberries with IPM - View Extension Webinar at NECIC * Feb. 25:  Kick Off Your Garden Season with Seed Start...

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County Information

Organization Director:
Tim Hicks

Mailing Address:
1495 W. Longview Ave. Suite 203
Mansfield, OH 44906

Phone:
419-747-7488

Email:
richland@ofbf.org

Office Hours:
Mon. through Fri. 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Dues:
$65 per year for a family membership

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