How does government affect what you grow? How about what you eat? Ohio State’s Jill Clark (leader, Ohio Local Food Policy Council Network) and Granville, Ohio, farmer Bryn Bird will fill you in. They’ll encourage you to take a more active role in your food system. “Food Citizens: Engaging in the Intersection Between Food and Policy,” Session II A, 1:45-2:40 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s 36th annual conference. (Photo: USDA via CC BY 2.0.)
You’ve read about the urban farming efforts of Morgan Taggart, who works in the Cleveland area with CFAES’s outreach arm, OSU Extension, here and here (related video above). Now you can hear from her about her experiences with the Cleveland-Cuyahoga County Food Policy Coalition, and how you, too, can bring together diverse partners for a greater, food-connected good. “Building Coalitions to Support Local and Regional Food Systems,” Session I A, 9:30-10:25 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 14, at the Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association’s 36th annual conference.