BUY LOCAL FOODS SEMINAR 2021
Did you know that at least one of every seven people in our region
struggles with food insecurity?
Join us virtually on Zoom or by phone this year for the 13th Annual Buy
Local Foods Seminar
Sunday, February 21, 2021 from 1:00-4:00 pm
Sponsored by Catholic Rural Life (CRL) and the Adams-Brown Diabetes Education Coalition
Keynote Session: “The Benefits of Having a Local Food Council”.
Michaela Oldfield, Director, Greater Cincinnati Regional Food Policy Council and Anne Schneider, GCRFPC Farm to School Coordinator.
The Keynote Session will be followed by virtual breakout sessions on topics of interest to consumers, producers, and especially anyone with an interest in actively engaging in the formation of a Brown County Food Council.
Presenters for the two breakout sessions on Food Council formation are:
Dan Remley, Associate Professor and Field Specialist, Food, Nutrition, and Wellness, Ohio State University Extension
Denise Neu, Planner, Adams-Brown Community Action Partnership
Sue Basta, Coordinator, Adams-Brown Diabetes Education Coalition
Debbie Ryan, Coordinator, Adams County Creating Healthy Communities Program
Margaret Clark, Volunteer with Hope Emergency Food Pantry
And selected members of the Adams County Food Council
Other breakout sessions and presenters are:
“Easy Gourd Growing and Crafting”- Christine Tailer, Local Farmer
“Safe Food Preservation”- Lisa Barlage, Ross County Family and Consumer Sciences Educator, Ohio
State University (OSU) Extension
“Direct Marketing Local Foods During a Pandemic: Lessons Learned and Best Practices Shared”-
Christie Welch, Program Specialist for Direct Marketing, OSU Extension South Centers
To register for this event, follow this link to Eventbrite: https://tinyurl.com/yytlenko
Once you register, you will receive an email with the link to join the seminar.
For questions, call Julie Kline @ 937 515-1807, Sue Basta @ 937 515-6900,
or Pat Hornschemeier @513 752-0647