Farm to OHIO Working Group

The Farm to OHIO Working Group is a group of campus and community stakeholders meeting monthly to work together to use Ohio University local purchasing as an economic driver to improve the community.


  • Rural Action
  • Community Food Initiatives
  • Ohio University office of Sustainability
  • Ohio University Culinary Services
  • Office of Campus and Community Engagement

To support greater regional food procurement for OHIO, we…

  • Expand and participate in the Farm to OHIO Working Group.
  • Coordinate and increase Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) training, GAP Certification, and farm business assistance for a network of regional producers, including the OHIO Student Farm.
  • Enhance awareness and demand among stakeholders by providing targeted Culinary Workshops and educational tastings both virtually and on the OHIO campus for students and community members.
  • Establish a state-wide network of institutions that are using local procurement to strengthen regional agriculture.

Work with Healthcare Providers

  • Pop-up markets
  • Produce Prescriptions