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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...

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ET Rover Scoping meetings set for early Dec.

Published Nov. 24, 2014

ET Rover Pipeline Project - Area Scoping Meetings Tues. Dec.2 - Schomburg Auditorium, 701 N Clinton St., Defiance OH 43512 Weds. Dec. 3 - Buckeye Central High School Auditorium, 938 S Kibler St., New Washington OH 44854 Thurs. Dec 4 - Fairless H.S. Auditorium, 11885 Navarre Rd, Navarre OH 44662 Meetings are sponsored by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). This is a process for public ...

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Richland Farm Bureau Annual Update

Published Nov. 24, 2014

Richland County Farm Bureau met twice this fall to prepare the organization for the upcoming year and a strong future. At the annual meeting, trustee elections were held and public policies were voted on and approved. At the board reorganization meeting, officers were elected and program planning began. Look for exciting local projects and activity to connect food and farming and strengthen our co...

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2nd annual Ohio Farm and Food Leadership Forum to be held Dec. 10

Published Nov. 11, 2014

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...

New Agriculture Management Program to be Presented Oct. 8

Published Sep. 26, 2014

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...

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Scott Shearer (photo courtesy of the University of Kentucky)

Annual Meeting Set for Sept. 4

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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 ...

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Chef Greg Brandes

Aug. 23 Farm to Plate with Greg Brandes

Published Aug. 18, 2014

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 ...

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You can help our FAIR be a success!

Published Jul. 29, 2014

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...

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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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