• Farm & Market Tours

    Columbus Urban Chicken Coop Tour

    by  • March 10, 2013 • City Chickens, Farm Tours, Featured • 3 Comments

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    Over one hundred guests toured urban chicken coops around central Ohio today. Generous hosts provided information, chicken-themed snacks, and viewing of many breeds. The coops included creatively re-purposed materials and a variety of solutions to common problems like predators, small spaces, and the chickens’ need to forage. As I dropped of shoe covers to...

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    Learn With Me – Winter Classes 2013

    by  • January 14, 2013 • Events, Farm Tours, Featured • 4 Comments

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    After a hiatus from teaching to work on unpacking at our new home, I am excited to begin offering classes again. This winter I will teach hands-on cooking classes at Franklin Park Conservatory, homesteading discussions at City Folk’s Farm Shop, demonstrations at the Clintonville Farmers’ Market, and a workshop at the Ohio Ecological Food...

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    Orange Farmers and Artisans Market California {Silent Sunday}

    by  • January 6, 2013 • Farm & Market Tours, Featured, Travel • 1 Comment

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    Olde Towne Orange Farmers and Artisans Market: local pursuing-organic citrus and avocados, succulent and fruit plants, Guerilla Beekeepers honey from rescued bees, Milkman curated cheese and dairy products, tropical fruit, Front Porch popsicles in shirt sleeves in January,  a brilliant scavenger hunt to keep kids busy and learning, Carlsbad Aquafarm cultivated native oysters (best...

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    Owl Creek Amish Produce Auction

    by  • September 4, 2012 • Farm & Market Tours, Featured, Ohio • 1 Comment

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    On Monday, Alex, Lil, and I trekked an hour north of Columbus for three hours of entertainment, education, groceries and snacks for only $16.25. Where was this great amusement? The Owl Creek Produce Auction at 20999 Waterford Rd. Fredericktown, Ohio 43019. The auction begins with delivery of goods, mostly from Amish farms. The horse...

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