Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Dublin Farmers' Market: August 24th

Ohio State Takes On Food Security

"The problem is persistent. And it’s everywhere. Even though its impossibly large numbers are void of meaning for many: Fifty million Americans don’t know where their next meal is coming from. In Ohio, 2 million people are hungry. And 21 percent of children here in Franklin County are food insecure. It’s a wall of hard truth, but there are windows. Over the next decade, Ohio State will invest nearly $125 million in food security, combatting this critical challenge from all disciplinary fronts as an integral element of President Michael V. Drake’s 2020 Vision for the university. 

The goal is big because the shroud of hunger is worn in every community, especially by the most vulnerable. The goal is big because Ohio State, with its capacity to confront complex global challenges, can elevate the quality of life through a unique marketplace of ideas. As a large, influential land-grant university, it’s our mission."

Check out the rest of this article to learn more about what Ohio State is doing to help, who is effected, and more!

See you at the market!

Our vendors for Wednesday, August 24th include:

Donnie's Garden Goodies
We're All Connected
Moffitt Maple Farm 
Ohio City Pasta
Made Without Grain 
Oink Moo Cluck 
Rhoads Farm
SaraBee Pure Honey
The Coffee Mess
Hirsch Fruit Farm 
The Market Sharpener
Charqui Jerky Co.
Kennedy Farms

Our Community Table: PNC Bank

Join us every Wednesday, May through September from 3:30-6:30PM!

Dublin Farmers' Market at Oakland Nursery
4261 West Dublin Granville Road
Dublin, Ohio 43017

For more information, or questions related to any of our services, please contact us via email at info@dublinfarmersmarket.com.

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