Buy Local Foods Seminar 2021

  • February 21, 2021
  • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Virtual


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:

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

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