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Food and Farm Organizations Call on Ohio Leaders to Help Farmers, Farmers Markets, and Low Income Food Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 2, 2020     CONTACT: Amalie Lipstreu, OEFFA Policy Director, (614) 421-2022, policy@oeffa.orgLauren Ketcham, OEFFA Communications Director, (614) 421-2022, lauren@oeffa.orgTevis Foreman, Produce Perks Midwest, Executive Director, (513) 769-7375, tevis@produceperks.org Jaime Hadji, Ohio Farmers Market Network Chair, (614) 327-0102, hello@ohiofarmersmarketnetwork.org Michelle Moskowitz Brown, Ohio Food Policy Network Chair, (614) 263-5662, mmbrown@local-matters.org Columbus, OH—The coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic is having far-reaching repercussions on

2018 OFPN Virtual Convening Recordings

All Blog Posts 2018 OFPN Virtual Convening Recordings November 20th, 2018 Amanda Osborne, Ohio State University Extension Cuyahoga In 2018, the Ohio Food Policy Network began hosting monthly virtual convenings to provide continued connection and opportunities for co-learning for the network throughout the year. Below is

2018 Ohio Food Policy Summit

All Blog Posts 2018 Ohio Food Policy Summit November 13th, 2018 Amanda Osborne, OSU Extension Cuyahoga County If you missed the 2018 Ohio Food Policy Summit or would like to revisit some of the presentations, click on the links highlighted below in yellow. BASICS OF FOOD

Farm Bill Stalls

The 2014 Farm Bill expires on September 30th and Congress has not been able to reach an agreement authorizing a new bill nor have they taken action to pass an extension of the existing farm bill. That puts the funding for many "tiny but mighty" (TBM) farm bill programs in jeopardy. These TBM programs include

Farm Bill Moves to Conference Committee

All Blog Posts Farm Bill Moves to Conference Committee July 20th, 2018 Amalie Lipstreu, OEFFA As with any legislation, it takes both Houses of Congress to pass a farm bill. On May 18th members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted on a draft farm bill

2018 OFPN Virtual Convening Schedule

All Blog Posts 2018 OFPN Virtual Convening Schedule January 5, 2018 Amanda Osborne (OSU Extension Cuyahoga) We are excited to share a tentative schedule for the 2018 OFPN Virtual Convenings! These convenings will provide continued connection and opportunities for co-learning for the network throughout the year. All network participants are

2017 OFPN Summit

All Blog Posts 2017 OFPN Summit December 13, 2017 Amy Baskes On Monday, November 6, over 150 people attended the 2017 Ohio Food Policy Summit at OSU’s Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center in Columbus. Key presentations at the event included: Exploring the Need and Precedent for