2019 Local Food Summit

Friday, April 26, 2019 - 9:00am to 1:00pm
Ashtabula Towne Square
Contact email:
Contact name:
Dan Brown
Contact phone:

Where health, sustainability, and economic vitality connect.

Youth Grades 4-6: Each SNAP-Ed eligible school is invited to send up to ten youth and two adults to explore health and wellness from OSU’s SNAP-Ed teachers, and work with Master Gardeners to start seeds for starting or expanding a classroom garden. Each classroom will leave with a starter kit for incorporating a garden into the school curriculum. A lot of opportunity will be available for Q & A. Email averill.10@osu.edu to register.

Professionals: Will learn about the social, economic, and environmental impacts of our area food system. Attendees will learn hear from a cross-section of industry leaders including the Ashtabula Food Council, area farmers and producers, as well as Food Hub professionals. This day will empower participates to take ownership and pride in our regions foodshed. Resources will be made available to support farmers markets, farmers, producers, as well as the tools needed to become a more informed consumer of our regions products. We all can get involved, the Local Foods Summit aims to make it easy! Register at: http://go.osu.edu/2019foodsummit