For the second year in a row, the Center for Innovative Food Technology (CIFT) and Ohio Farm Bureau are sponsoring the Ohio Signature Food Contest, which showcases many local flavors and recipes ready for product development assistance. Deadline to apply is June 22.
This fresh, frosty treat doesn’t call for any special equipment, just a few stirs throughout the afternoon that result in a smooth and creamy texture.
For those looking forward to getting their hands in the dirt this spring, there are some great tools and trends on the horizon for 2016. There is much that is new, and many returning favorites are more popular than ever to help create a garden that is bountiful, beautiful and beneficial this year.
Ohio Farm Bureau’s 2015 Cooperative/Agriculture Educator award winner Stephanie Jolliff calls her teaching approach “situational ag” and, given the fluidity of this one day in her classroom, the moniker fits like a glove.
In a medium bowl, whisk together the buttermilk, eggs and melted butter. In a separate bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. Add the dry ingredients to the wet and whisk gently to combine, taking care not to over mix. Let…
Fresh pancakes or waffles should be crowned with only the best syrup like this ruby colored strawberry syrup, which takes only four ingredients to make. Unfortunately, it doesn’t store for too long in the refrigerator, but then again it won’t be around that long.
Here’s what puts the “happy” in Happy Hour! It’s a completely refreshing way to welcome guests. Be sure to seek out Ohio brands of gin, such as Watershed Distillery where the classic juniper notes are subdued. If you’re new to mixology, “muddle” simply means to press or pin the ingredients against the side of glass with the back of a spoon. This releases the flavors of the ingredients to bind with the spirits.
Wait until the end of the meal to serve this cooling soup, perfect for a hot or muggy day when the body needs to “chill.” And if you can’t wait, it’s also a delightful way to start the day at breakfast or brunch.
Christie Welch sells her strawberries at local farmers markets. It’s a place where she connects with customers and farming peers and where her impact is bigger than just selling fruits and produce. As the Direct Agricultural Marketing Program Director for…
Story By Marilou Suszko | Photos by Jodi Miller On a typical February day, Ross County Farm Bureau members Al and Christie Welch lifted the row covers protecting the strawberry plants on their farm. “I saw signs of life among the…