Event Opportunity! Firmly Rooted: Building Enterprise and Ownership in a Regional Food Economy

      Posted On: September 20, 2018

Thu Sep 27, 2018
12:00pm – 1:30pm
Walter Hall Rotunda at Ohio University
25 South Green Drive
Athens, Ohio 45701
For more than 30 years, the southeast region of Appalachian Ohio has been leading the way in leveraging rural assets and enterprise to build a regional food system that is core to its stronger local economy. Facing industry and employment shifts over recent decades, regional innovators looked within and found solid ground. They have creatively networked local producers, tested a wealth of ideas, and flexed every resource to build a food hub and a bounty of locally owned and growing businesses. Read more…