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Farmers' Markets, Cottage Food & Food Processing Establishments Are you a farmers' market vendor with temperature sensitive or cottage food products? Are you a Sanitarian assigned to inspect farmers' markets? Join Dan Milo from Ohio Department of Agriculture's Office of Food Safety to discuss farmers' markets and the food safety […]

Regional ODA Sessions







The 2012 Ohio Farmers’ Market Conference will be held on March 9-10, 2012 at the Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center on OSU’s main campus, 2201 Fred Taylor Drive, Columbus, Ohio 43210 (map). We are pleased to have joining us Bernie Prince, President of the Farmers Markets Coalition.  Bernie […]

2012 Ohio Farmers’ Market Conference




Farmers Market SNAP EBT
By: Christie Welch, Farmers' Market Specialist (welch.183@osu.edu) I wanted to provide an update on the new IRS rules for farmers' markets that accept SNAP benefits.  Read below for more information as well as view the attachment.  For those of you who work with ACS to accept SNAP, you can contact […]

Update on IRS Reporting and SNAP (EBT)




Local Food Week in Central Ohio
Sept. 30th to Oct. 8th Local Foods week is just around the corner. Celebrate in your community by visiting a farmers' market or local farm store. Local Foods Week events in Central Ohio What are you doing to celebrate local food? Share your events and activities by leaving us a […]

Ohio Celebrates Local Foods Week