Fresh Food for Thought

The latest news and views impacting our craft food community

Guest Post: Dave Huffman on Cleveland VegFest

If you have ever gone to a rock concert and found yourself feeding off of the energy of other like-minded fans, you’ll understand my excitement for the upcoming Cleveland VegFest. At VegFest, thousands of people will literally be feeding off of our shared (Read more)

Seed Libraries, Workshops Sprouting Up

The Cleveland Seed Bank’s seed libraries are sprouting up at local libraries across the region, and will be on display until Sept. 22, the first day of fall. This innovative program provides access to up to 5 free seed packets per month from (Read more)

Forage Your Own Path: On the Search for Wild Edibles

There is a fungus among us as we trudge through the backwoods of the Hocking Hills region with amateur mycologist Andrea Moore. We just have to find it. Moore, an active member of the Ohio Mushroom Society, occasionally leads one of (Read more)

Larder – Delicatessen Reimagined

More than a year in the making, Larder: A Curated Delicatessen and Bakery, opened April 25 in the Ohio City Firehouse that also houses Rising Star Coffee Roasters and Urban Orchid. Jeremy Umansky, Allie LaValle-Umansky, and partner Kenny Scott are the (Read more)

Food Bank’s Annual Fundraiser is a Tasty Tour

In a town full of food fundraisers, one of the standout events is Market at the Food Bank. I say this because the event takes place right inside the massive distribution center at the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, a most effective (Read more)

Hosting Community Conversation in Your Own Backyard

Holley wasn’t worried about what she’d serve for dinner. She considers herself a competent party host and loves having people over to share a meal. But this meal was going to be different because Holley Martens and her husband, Rob, were (Read more)


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