Stories of the week – Aug. 15

Did you miss out on some of Our Ohio’s best stories this week? Here’s your chance to catch up on what’s going on around the state, as seen on the Our Ohio Facebook page.

Have you ever attended a Grow and Know event? There are a variety of food and farm events scheduled through the fall. Make plans to join us at a Grow and Know event near you!

If you’re an Our Ohio television fan, you’ll be proud to hear the show took home a few Regional Emmy Awards this year! Here’s one of the award-winning segments, Made in the USA, featuring All American Clothing Co., headquartered in Aracanum.


The Ohio Youth Capital Challenge, sponsored by Ohio 4-H, Ohio FFA and Ohio Farm Bureau, encourages Ohio youth (ages 14-18) to work together on community issues. The final round of the competition took place at the 2016 Ohio State Fair. Check out the results below.

Here’s a Garden Fresh Bruschetta recipe to make use of those fresh tomatoes from your garden. Do you have a secret bruschetta ingredient? Share your recipe add-on suggestions with the Our Ohio Facebook audience!



Shannon Powell Rodocker is an Our Ohio contributor.