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Tell FDA What You Think!
Free public listening session on Food Safety Modernization Act in Wooster, Ohio on April 30th.
Farmland Rental Rates
Going rental rates for Ohio farmland have increased for 2013. Read more at http://go.osu.edu/rent .
April 24th deadline: FY14 Farm to School Grants
See web site for information on applying for Ohio grants to support schools getting local fresh food products.
CSA Partner Farmers Needed
For Grow Youngstown (a not-for-profit organization) that runs a modified CSA market that purchases from farmers local to Youngstown and Warren. They offer family, single and subsidized shares. Call 330-286-0688.
Ohio Resource Links Specialty Crop Growers with Institutional Buyers
Ohio's Specialty Crops:
A Boost to Food Service Menus
Book now available free online.
Intended for farmers and for
food buyers for institutions, such as colleges, restaurants, hospitals,
and nursing homes; addresses issues on both sides of the
supply chain; includes making connections, local
food success stories, food safety, and seasonal availability
Certification USDA Reimbursements
to see if you can receive reimbursement of qualifying expenses for
USDA certified organic operators. Go to website for
your state's application form,
or call 202-720-3252 to contact Betsy Rakola, Grants Management Specialist, at Betsy.Rakola@ams.usda.gov .