Featuring locally grown or raised food in your restaurant, grocery store or other food related business insures that your customers will receive the freshest food available and that your establishment will have an increased positive impact on the local economy. Click on Growers & Producers and follow the link to Local Food for Your Customers for a directory of experienced producers who have the capacity and desire to serve your needs. Please contact the growers and producers for pricing and supply information, if you have a product that you want but don’t see, just ask.
Our Eat with the Season section allows you to get information on seasonal availability, which can assist you in your menu planning, and inform your grocery list.
Our list of area Farmers Markets provides another point of access for your business. A Farmers Market is an excellent place to “sample the wares”, get to know area farmers and try new varieties.
Produce Auctions allow a buyer to purchase seasonally in bulk, this is a great opportunity for people interested in re-selling fresh produce, or in value adding such as canning or pickling or freezing for later use.
Check out our section on the Chesterhill Produce Auction for a posting of prices, products, and quantities from each auction, as well as directions and a description of this business.
Contact Ohio Foodshed to post your business on this site. If you are Restaurant or a Grocery Store take a look at these sections to see how your colleagues are using local foods.
For listings of groups involved in creating a local food system, who might also be able to assist you in accessing local foods go to the organizations section.