Futures of Farming seminar held at Miami University

Hi Larry,

I wanted to share this information about an upcoming conference held on February 28, 2009, in Oxford, OH that might be of interest. The website is http://www.ourfarmingfuture.org. Included in this email is a brief press release about the conference, which is also available on the website. Registration is free. Please let me know if you have any questions.

Thank you for your time,
John F. Obrycki
2008-2009 Goldman Scholar
Miami University
513-523-8324
http://www.ourfarmingfuture.org

NEWS RELEASE

“FUTURES OF FARMING” CONFERENCE FIELDS TOUGH AG QUESTIONS

Staying Healthy by Eating in Balance with the Seasons

Staying Healthy by Eating in Balance with the Seasons

Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) emphasizes the importance of eating very fresh, seasonal foods, which is another reason to appreciate our local Farmer’s Market. In TCM, balance is the key to maintaining optimum health and longevity, as well as living harmoniously in the world.

Winter Market Time

Come and enjoy farm fresh ingredients even in winter. The Oxford Farmers Market Uptown will be held on the 3rd Saturday from November through April. 9:30 until Noon. Hope to see you there.

Everybody's at Oxford Farmers Market Uptown!

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Dressed in best, or come-as-you-are, everyone is comfortable at Oxford Farmers Market Uptown where they find everything from Locust Run Farms organic lettuces to Lyman Peck's Clay-Oven-Baked breads plus Artisan Alley.

More "Corny..."

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Young and old and in-between enjoyed the old-fashioned hand-crank corn sheller during Oxford Farmers Market Uptown Harvest Party/Customer appreciation.

A View from Above

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A photo of the market taken by Mihir Devare.

Pears and Flowers and Herbs...

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Two young marketeers chow down on Boulder Belt Eco Farm pears while Dad looks over attractive Pansy/Herb planters offered by Adopt-A-Plant.

Cooking Demos Extremely Popular at Oxford Farmers Market Uptown...

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Everybody loves a cooking demo: Blake from Kona Bistro and Joel from High Street Grill gathered local foods, colors and crowds all together for a delicious scene at Oxford Farmers Market Uptown!

Rita and SPROUTS...

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Rita proudly displays her SPROUTS gourd made during Oxford Farmers Market Uptown's Harvest Party/Customer Appreciation. The gourds were raised by vendor Scwab's Garden and Gourds.

Corn Dance at Oxford Farmers Market Uptown's Harvest Party/Customer Appreciation

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Ms Kelly Quinn's American Studies class from Miami University paraded through Oxford Farmers Market Uptown during their "Be Corny" dance. Scott of Downing Fruit Farm watches from under his blue tent.

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