No matter how you slice it, Cincinnati's local food options are more bountiful than ever. Join us as we explore the region's farms, CSA programs, and farmers' markets. You'll be amazed at the variety of healthy food being produced within 50 miles of Cincinnati, and how easy it is to start changing your grocery routine today.

By Kaileigh Peyton, Carrie Blackmore Smith, and Rodney Wilson

Three Local Restaurants Using Local Products

These three local restaurants (and many more!) feature menus that evolve with the bounty of the seasons.

A Look at the Serious Growth in Our Local Food System

There’s never been a better time to try locally produced fruits, vegetables, meat, dairy, eggs, and herbs. And now, thanks to the COVID-19 shutdown, you can get almost everything delivered to your doorstep.

Five Fall Veggies You Can Grow at Home

Peter Huttinger, community garden program director at Turner Farm, gets down to the roots on five cool-weather crops you can plant at home.

A Brief History of Local Food

From the emergence of railroads to home refrigeration, here's how technology and transportation have changed our relationship with food since 1788.

These Local Efforts Improve Accessibility to Good, Affordable Food for All

One in six American children is “food insecure,” with no consistent access to healthy, affordable food. These local efforts are trying to change the narrative.

The Expanding Local Food Map

Get to know these Ohio and Kentucky farms, CSA programs, and markets if you’re interested in a healthier relationship with food.

Here’s the Best Time of the Year to Buy 50-Plus Locally Grown Fruits and...

This chart covers popular fruits and vegetables currently being grown in the Cincinnati region, indicating the best months for buying them.

Inside Our Home Grown Issue: August 2020

We discuss the farms, CSA programs, and farmers' markets highlighted in our Local Food issue and how the Holocaust and Humanity Center has adapted during COVID-19.

Three Local Hydroponic Farms

Hydroponic farms move growing indoors, using technologically advanced soilless methods for year-round harvests.

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