Thursday, March 4, 2021
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Ever since she helped found the Oberlin Food Hub, in Ohio, in 2015, Cullen Naumoff said she has constantly had to educate people about what food hubs are and how they work. But the pandemic has started to change that. “It catapulted the food supply chain to the front of the New York Times,” Naumoff said.

Many people started their own victory gardens during the pandemic this spring. Even into the fall and winter, home gardening is still going strong.

The COVID-19 crisis seems to be pushing people away from grocery stores chains and back to local food sources, like farmers markets and on-farm stores.

Mary Anne Kettering, of MaryAnne's Meats, and the Bruntys, of The Farmer's Rail, have both found success selling local, fresh food at their stores.

You purchased local farm products all summer, but now what do you do with the remaining product? Here are a few ideas: canning, drying and freezing.

Pennsylvania, Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding recently unveiled a new service enabling older and at-risk residents to more easily access healthy, local food. 

Judith Sutherland shares some of her experience buying and eating local.

The Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research has awarded a grant to Ohio State University at Mansfield to launch a $2 million urban food system project.

Urbanization has been both a blessing and a challenge for Maplestar Farms, which is located about 40 minutes from Cleveland, in Geauga County.

Support hometown businesses this holiday season. Try these local gift ideas, learn where to find locally made gifts and learn how to buy local online.