Monthly Archives: February 2012




WOOSTER, Ohio -- A program on preventing microbial contamination on fruit and vegetable farms takes place in north-central Ohio on April 27. Hours are 1-4 p.m. in Fisher Auditorium at the Ohio Agricultural Research and Development Center, 1680 Madison Ave., Wooster. Good Agricultural Practices, or GAPS, for fruit and vegetable […]

GAP Sessions for fruit and vegetable production



The number of winter markets across the US has grown along with their summer counterparts. Their growth indicates the establishment of the local food movement. Winter markets have their own set of challenges, particularly in colder states like Ohio. Indoor space is considerably more expensive than parking lots and vacant […]

Winter Farmers Markets Surge