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Our Ohio: Telling Agriculture’s Story

Published Mar. 26, 2009 | Discuss this article on Facebook
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New Local Dining Directory

A new addition to the Buying Local Directory is now available. Restaurants that purchase locally grown products and serve them on their menu are now eligible to be listed as part of the Buying Local Directory. Restaurants must be current Farm Bureau members to participate.

If farmers are selling their products to local restaurants, consider asking the restaurant owners to participate in the Buying Local Directory. The enrollment form is available at, click on “Resources” then “Register a Restaurant,” or contact your county Farm Bureau office for a paper enrollment form. If the restaurant owners aren’t Farm Bureau members, they can join at

Join the conversation

Readers are now invited to comment on all things Our Ohio at the discussion forums. Each topic on the Web site has its own discussion page: food and recipes, gardening, farming, travel, pets, Our Ohio television series and magazine, teacher resources and healthy living. Users must create a log-in before commenting on any of the topics or before creating a new discussion topic.

To get started, visit and click on the forums section on the home page.

Equine Affaire

Stop by the Ohio Farm Bureau booth at Equine Affaire April 2 to 5 at the Ohio Expo Center, 717 E. 17th Ave., Columbus. The 17th annual Equine Affaire will draw tens of thousands of horse people to enjoy a world-class educational program and extensive trade show, as well as an entertaining and informative competition. Adults $13, children $8. For more information, visit


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