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Stories of the week – July 18

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 Our Ohio’s Facebook page. The Ohio State Fair kicks off Wednesday!…


Our Ohio Partnership Opportunities, Contest Guidelines

Farm Bureau members associated with an Ohio food and/or farm focused business or organization are invited to apply to be featured through the Our Ohio Facebook page (30,000+ followers). In order to participate, members will donate an item(s) of their…

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Farm to Plate: Week 2

Hazelgrove Community Council welcomes back a crowd favorite! On Saturday July 16, 2016, the featured chef at the Shelby Farmers’ Market will be Ed Pickens from Cafe on Main Reception and Event Center.

Sweet Corn

Simple sweet corn prep

Pinterest friendly tips on how to boil, microwave, grill or oven-roast sweet corn.

Folsom & Pineís Summer Salad. Our Ohio Magazine food shoot.(Jodi Miller)

Garden Variety Salad

Combine the corn, tomatoes, squash and zucchini. Add the balsamic vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper and toss lightly. Add the avocadoes, basil leaves and chives and toss again. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Divide the microgreens among…


New Farm Bureau president oversees changing times

Frank Burkett grew up on the family farm. Well, not really on the farm, more like on 17th Street in Massillon, but he might as well have. The newly elected president of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation says he felt…


Meet the Ohio State Fair Interns

Learn more about the Ohio State Fair interns: Lauren Corry, Kara Griffith and Mallorie Wippel!

Jamie Belleville, of Belleville Brothers Market, enjoys a friendly exchange with one of his customers.

Let’s Meat @ the Market

Local meat producers really dish out the beef


Gingered Watermelon Rind Relish

In a large saucepan, combine all of the ingredients and bring them to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat to low and simmer for about one hour stirring occasionally until the watermelon rind is tender and…


New farmers markets harken back to former days

There was a time when travelers who disembarked from the train depot in Newark would find the hustle and bustle of commerce and the pulse of urban community life buzzing through the city that serves as the Licking County seat….