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Articles About local food

  • Seeding a food revolution

    Here in the heart of industrial agriculture, a quiet revolution has begun. It’s small-scale, and plans to stay that way. Its dimensions are measured not in acres, but millimeters. (Submitted photo)

    Here in the heart of industrial agriculture, a quiet revolution has begun. It’s small-scale, and plans to stay that way. Its dimensions are measured not in acres, but millimeters.

  • Tom Gray of Tom’s Market — 50 years in the grocery trade

    Tom Gray, owner of Tom’s Market, has been with the store 50 years, and the store will celebrate the anniversary with free hot dogs on July 17–18. Gray is shown here in the store’s produce department, which underwent extensive renovation last year. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Tom Gray was a high school freshman when he got his first job, as a bag boy at Luttrell’s, the grocery store on Xenia Avenue. In 2001, Gray purchased the grocery, which is now Tom’s Market.

  • Peifer’s opens for summer

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    Peifer Orchards opened earlier this month, selling local fruits and veggies, supplying Antioch College with produce and hosting an Argentinian barbecue on Saturday.

  • Local hen houses focus of TLT benefit

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    Tour de Coops, a bicycyle and walking tour of local backyard poultry efforts, is planned Sunday, June 8, as a benefit for Tecumseh Land Trust.
    A dozen Yellow Springs-area homes and enterprises will open their hen houses to visitors for the afternoon. Site maps and parking will be available at Antioch University Midwest.

  • Glen’s Trailside raises baby chicks for Antioch College farm

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    Glen Helen naturalists are raising baby chicks that will soon be big enough for the Antioch College farm.

  • Norah’s no longer open, for now

    Starting Friday, Norah Byrnes voluntarily stopped serving breakfast in her home. According to officials, complaints about the activity in the home over the past year caused regulators to become aware that Byrnes may be operating outside zoning regulations.

  • BLOG-Where the Townies Gather

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    As we sat down to this year’s first meal at the Corner Cone, the look on my daughter’s face summed it all up perfectly: the sweet anticipation of a whole new season.

  • BLOG-Family Fare: Pork Burgers

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    A trip to the winter farmers market yields ground pork, slider rolls, salad greens, and a wonderful experience fixing a family meal together.

  • BLOG-Seeking shelter and shared wisdom

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    Learn the old ways of the root cellar and enter your best winter root recipe in the upcoming Sustainable Living Workshop at the Yellow Spring United Methodist Church on February 11. I’ll be there to test your recipes, and the winner receives a gift certificate from New Liberty Farms.

  • Local kale for the K–12 crowd? Lessons in fresh food service

    Three years into the Columbus-area school’s local food initiative, its cafeteria regularly serves up healthy meals prepared on-site using raw, organic ingredients, about 40 percent of which are sourced from within 125 miles of the school.

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