HooftyMatch is an online marketplace for locally produced meats. We aggregate and disseminate data about the local supply and demand of meat products. Our initial product focuses on the Northeast Ohio region; however, we plan to expand nationally.
We are expanding and emphasizing our already existing local food offerings. We have been in business over 30 years and have a great customer base. We are looking for local, organic produce growers or distributors and a source for local, fresh sandwiches or prepared deli foods for our location. This can provide a great opportunity for locals to expose their products to a large visitor base.
The Ohio City Farm, has transformed nearly six acres behind CMHA’s Riverview Towers to create an cluster of urban farms. Partners: The Refugee Response, Great Lakes Brewing Company, Central Roots and CMHA Green Team. These groups grow and sell fresh produce at the Ohio City Farm Stand, we proudly accept EBT.
On Point Hydroponics will provide organic produce to Columbus Ohio. We plan to construct a 7,000 sq ft greenhouse within Franklin County. Our greenhouse will include hydroponic systems that we currently sell at our site Onpointhydroponics.com. We intend to grow hardy vegetables including micro greens and herbs. Some of our crops will be specialty crops that are harder to find year round. Our produce will be certified organic and will be sold here in Columbus Ohio.
Walnut Grove/Green Gables Farms is committed to sustainable agriculture and the promotion of local foods. We provide education, referrals, and always, plenty of Ohio farm raised crops/vegetables/fruits/meats/etc. "The Farmer's Basket" CSA is a critical part of our business, as is participation in the Tuscarawas County Family Farm Market.
Shagbark Seed & Mill, launched by the Appalachian Staple Foods Collaborative in 2010, is a prototype certified organic regional scale processing facility/business that offers staple grain and bean products made from organic and chemical free grain, bean, and seed crops. We work with Ohio farmers who are certified organic or agree to grow without chemical inputs to fill the processing gap in the value chain that is now dominated by global commodities. Our goals are to develop a regional scale facility that 1.
The Countryside Farmers' Market is a year round outlet for producers in Northeast Ohio. There are three market locations, all in the Akron, Ohio area. We accept applications for new vendors every year. You must be a local producer to be eligible.
Since 2002, Abbe and Anderson Turner's 14-acre Lucky Penny Farm in Garrettsville, Ohio has adhered to the highest sustainable agricultural practices in providing a home for Nubian, La Mancha and Alpine dairy goats. Using special blends of rich milk from select goat farms, we hand craft artisanal cheeses, yogurt, and confections. Smooth, creamy cheeses from Lucky Penny Creamery and goat-milk based confections from Lucky Penny Candy are sold across the Great Lakes Region at farmers markets, CSA’s, gourmet specialty stores and local and regional restaurants.
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