Join author, herbalist, gardener, seed saver, and educator Bevin Cohen in conversation with food system expert Amy Bodiker Baskes, about his new book, Grow Great Vegetables Ohio, an ultimate guide to growing food in the Buckeye State!
Registration is on Eventbrite and closes at 6:00 pm on the day of the event. The purchase of Grow Great Vegetables Ohio waives the $5 registration fee.
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Get the inside dirt, Ohio! Grow Great Vegetables Ohio is the ultimate guide to growing food in the Buckeye State! This must-have guide to growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs provides you with insider advice on climate zones, average frost dates, and growing season details. Information includes details on sun, soil, fertilizer, mulch, water, and the best varieties for your region. A garden planning section helps with design and crop rotation, and monthly lists explain what to do from January through December. In-depth profiles of the state’s best edibles help ensure a can’t-miss harvest.
Bevin Cohen is an author, herbalist, gardener, seed saver and educator. He is the owner of Small House Farm and the founder of Michigan Seed Library Network, a community seed sharing initiative. Bevin offers workshops and lectures across the country on the benefits of living closer to the land through seeds, herbs, and locally grown food. Learn more about Bevin’s work at www.smallhousefarm.com.
Amy Bodiker Baskes has been an advocate for local food and farming for over 20 years, working with chefs, farmers, and consumers in a variety of roles. Amy was the founding Director of Chefs Collaborative, the first Development Director for Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture in New York, and the interim Executive Director for the Organic Farming Research Foundation. Locally, Amy serves on the Steering Committee of the Ohio Food Policy Network and helped establish the Bexley Farmers’ Market. She writes about food and gardening for Edible Columbus and Columbus Monthly.