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 four themes: leadership development, community development, technolog...
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New Agriculture Management Program to be presented at the Ag/Local Food Sector with RCDG meeting Wednesday Oct. 8, from 10 am to 11:30 am at the Longview Center, 1495 W. Longview Ave., Mansfield. This meeting will feature a short presentation from Jim Hull, Dean of Health Sciences with North Central State College. NCSC will be offering a new Agriculture Management Certificate Program beginning i...
Join your friends for an evening of food, fun, and fellowship as we celebrate our organization’s successes at the 2014 Richland County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting. You are officially invited to the Richland County Annual Meeting, Thursday, Sept. 4. We will welcome Dr. Scott Shearer, head of the OSU Department of Food, Agricultural and Biological Engineering. All Farm Bureau members are welcome and ...
On Aug. 23 the fourth Farm to Plate demonstration will be held at the Shelby Farmers’ Market. The chef of the day will be Chef Greg Brandes, Director of Nutrition and Food Services at OhioHealth MedCentral for both Mansfield and Shelby campuses. Chef Greg is 44 years old. He was born in the Cleveland area but was raised here in the Lexington area. He actually started to be a performance artist on ...
The fair is fast approaching! 1. WE are volunteering in the cafeteria TUESDAY (Aug. 5) from 3 p.m.- 7 p.m. We will be working in the air-conditioned kitchen. All food services in the cafeteria are provided by volunteer labor and all profits made in the cafeteria remain on the fairgrounds for improvements. Your donated time, labor & help in the cafeteria are greatly appreciated. We need 8-10 pe...
The August 2, 2014 session of the “Farm to Plate" cooking demonstration will feature guest chef - Chef Michael Morton of the brown Derby Roadhouse and Ontario Event Center. This program is to help in the understanding of where food comes from and how to use fresh produce and ingredients through chef demonstrations. Chef Michael Morton considers the Mansfield area to be his hometown. He was born el...
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 ...
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...
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...
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...
Organization Director:Tim Hicks
Mailing Address:1495 W. Longview Ave. Suite 203
Mansfield, OH 44906
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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