The Richland County Farm Bureau and the Hazelbrush Farm Bureau Community Council will be hosting Farm to Plate demonstrations at the Shelby Farmers Market throughout the summer. The Shelby Farmers Market is located at the Black Fork Commons, at 12 W. Main St., Shelby. Farm to Plate kicks off June 15, at 10 a.m. with Chef Amy Smith, a dietitian at OhioHealth.
The Farm to Plate demonstrations promote consumers purchasing locally sourced produce. Local chefs prepare a variety of meals, share cooking tips, and menu ideas to maximize the use of seasonal, local ingredients. The program is free and open to the public. All demonstrations begin at 10 a.m. The dates and chefs for Farm to Plate are as follows:
June 15: Amy Smith, OhioHealth dietitian
July 20: Ben Lash, The Vault
July 27: Theresa Bowerstock, Baked to a T
August 17: Rasul Welsh
August 24: Michael Morton, Ontario Event Center
For more information about the Farm to Plate program visit the Richland County Farm to Plate Facebook page.