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Local Food Systems update complete

Updates to the Local Food Systems website have been successfully implemented!  The changes went more smoothly and quicker than expected and all website functions appear to be operating normally.  However if we missed something and you experience problems with the website, please contact Kevin Armstrong via email (armstrong.664@osu.edu) with a description of the problem.  Thank you for your patience as we made these changes.

Local Food Systems website updates

Beginning March 23rd, 2015 we will be making updates to the Local Food Systems website's server.  This may result in periods where the Local Food Systems website is unavailable.  We will make every effort to ensure that these down times are as short as possible and will post another message when updates are complete.  These updates will help us implement further improvements to the Local Food Systems website that we hope to unveil later this summer.

NEO Pork Producers and AgInfoTech Receive Awards

Today's Digital Dale featured awards for two area entities. NEO Pork Producers for their outreach at the Wayne County Fair and Ag Info Tech, LLC which named Precision Farming Dealer's MVD for 2015 

Maps That Explain Food

From Leah Miller on Ag Success Team meeting day. 40 maps that explain food in America.

Enjoy food shopping online

Very often when we opt for conventional shopping, we tend to spend a lot more than the required shopping expenses on things like eating out, traveling, impulsive shopping etc.   This way, our predefined budget goes all haywire and we end up regretting our decisions.  Fruits and grocery shop enables us to pick and choose from a wide variety of food stuffs.  We have the liberty of taking opinions and consulting our family members before picking up things required.   

Covenant, a film about farm animals and us

At the Ag Success Team meeting this morning I mentioned that a film made by Michael Mercil, and using footage shot at the Wayne County Fair, has been selected for an upcoming film festival.  Some of you were interested in where the film could be viewed, and if you just search on the title you'll get another film, with a very different subject matter.  

The entire film can be viewed online here:  http://www.imdb.com/video/wab/vi3443042073/

Hi Casey, I've joined the group

Hi Casey, I've joined local food systems and navigated to the DR group you made.

Looks good so far.

Joanna

SEA Change Features AgBio Enterprises

SEA Change is NEO's new Social Enterprise Accelerator. Their list of current social enterprises features a number of businesses with a connection to the AgBio sector.

Free Public Tour Series Features Ohio’s Organic and Sustainable Farms: 2014 Guide Now Available

The Ohio Ecological Food and Farm Association (OEFFA) has announced the farm tours and workshops that will be included in the 2014 Ohio Sustainable Farm Tour and Workshop Series, featuring free public tours of some of Ohio’s finest sustainable and organic farms.

Biomimicry and Plastics Recycling

From NorTech's Inside Innovation e-Newsletter.

Cleveland City Club panel related to Biomimicry on YouTube

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