Children all over our region are gearing up to get dirty at school! School gardens, also known as teaching gardens, eco labs, outdoor classrooms, edible schoolyards, etc., are becoming an integral part of daily curricular activities.
A weekly farmers’ market requires daily attention. Obviously, the farmers, bakers, and cooks work hard to provide an abundance of products for your weekly market, in hopes that the community will come to shop. Those organizing the market also work diligently throughout the week to make the event run smoothly.
We all value healthy, nutrient dense foods. But did you know that how this food is produced could also help mitigate global warming?
Our “Meet Your Farmer” segment offers an introduction to individuals who support our CORV local food scene. We had the pleasure of interviewing Megan Gambrill, garden manager of Carriage House Farms in North Bend, Ohio. Carriage House Farm is a local producer of fresh, healthy produce, herbs, grains, and honey.
On December 15th, 2016, Larry Falkin from the City of Cincinnati’s Office of Environment and Sustainability (OES) hosted a meeting to talk about a special piece of land: The Kettler Property located at 4817 Winton Road. Thirty people attended with the interest of saving the land for agriculture purposes.