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Fabulous Food Show Nov. 13 to 15

Ohio Farm Bureau is an official sponsor of the 2009 Fabulous Food Show, the Midwest’s largest consumer food and wine show. Returning to the I-X Center in Cleveland, this year’s celebrity chefs include Guy Fieri, Bobby Flay, Tyler Florence, Sandra Lee and Michael Symon. Executive chefs and national and local food personalities will perform, including Our Ohio contributor Marilou Suszko Nov. 13 at 4 p.m. on the Culinary Celebration stage and Chef Pierre Wolfe will be doing a demo Nov. 15 at 3:30 p.m. on the Taste of the Neighborhood Stage. Taste, try and buy specialty and gourmet foods from more than 250 exhibitors in the Market Place. Sip and swirl over 250 wines in the Grand Tasting Pavilion and get your favorite chef’s cookbook signed at the Celebrity Autograph Pavilion. Don’t forget to stop by the Ohio Farm Bureau booth #105 in the Market Place and see a great performance on the Taste of the Neighborhood Stage. Ohio Farm Bureau members can get special discounts for the show. Receive $2 off admission by purchasing tickets online with promo code OFB2 or showing your Ohio Farm Bureau membership card at the I-X Center Box Office. Members can also enjoy a half-priced appetizer in the Fabulous Bistro with the voucher in the November/December Our Ohio magazine. Show your Ohio Farm Bureau membership card and valid photo ID to receive 15 percent off your total purchase in the bookstore at the show. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.fabulousfoodshow.com or call 216-265-COOK.


Circleville Pumpkin Show

Our Ohio was a partner with the Pickaway County Farm Bureau in an exhibit at the Circleville Pumpkin Show. Visitors to the exhibit were able to renew their Farm Bureau membership, pick up Issue 2 information including yard signs, buttons and T-shirts and enjoy cooking demonstrations. Also on display were the 88 postcards that are part of the “Greetings from Ohio Agriculture” art display.


Postcard voting ends online Nov. 24

Speaking of the postcards, the online voting for this year’s “Growing a Masterpiece” county art project ends Nov. 24. The winners will be announced at the OFBF annual meeting Dec. 3. Vote here, or see the current vote leaders.

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